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West Fargo Community High School Tackles Fundraising to Fight Cancer

Carnival set up to help raise funds to fight cancer and hunger

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The only thing better than spring weather in February is a carnival where all kids and families are invited. West Fargo Community High School students came together to raise money that will go much deeper than just helping fund the school. The Winter Carnival proves it truly takes a village to help those in need. From…

ND House Passes Constitutional Carry Bill

The bills now go to the Senate floor for consideration

  BISMARCK, N.D. — The House has passed a package of gun-rights measures. One is the so-called “constitutional carry” bill that would allow most people 21 and older to carry concealed firearms without a permit. They also approved a measure that allows carrying a gun in church if the church allows it. Another measure approved would allow firearms in schools…

Minot Air Force Base’s 5th Bomb Wing Honored

This is the second time the 5th Bomb Wing has been awarded the Omaha Trophy

  MINOT, N.D. — Minot Air Force Base’s 5th Bomb Wing has been honored by U.S. Strategic Command with an Omaha Trophy for the best strategic bomber wing. Every year, five outstanding wings are recognized for their work. This is the second time in three years that the 5th Bomb Wing has been awarded the Omaha Trophy. Senator Heidi Heitkamp…

Wahpeton Man Identified in Fatal Crash

Police say Rosaaen was not wearing his seat belt when he went off the road and crashed into a tree

  WAHPETON, N.D. — The state patrol has identified the victim of a fatal crash in Wahpeton late Sunday night. Ryan Rosaaen, 21, of Wahpeton, died after his car went off the road, across a boulevard and hit a tree head-on. He was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene. The crash is still under investigation. Categories:…

Local Maker Turns Pillows Into Art, Uniforms Into Memories

Creativity and nostalgia combine at Unglued Craft Fest 2017.

The Unglued Craft Fest is upon us this coming weekend at the Plains Art Museum — 70 or so local makers who craft, create, design, sew, paint, upcycle and delight us with their talent and passion for decor, home goods, art, jewelry and more. Emily Welker sat down live in studio with maker Emily Brooks and her embroidery machine to…

Looking to Get Away? When to Book to Get the Best Deal

It's that time of the year where people are itching to escape the cold temperatures

FARGO, N.D. — It’s that time of the year when people want to escape the snow and embrace the beach. If you booked to travel after January, you found a good deal. Whether it’s a church mission… “We went to Honduras,” said Debby. …or, seeing family… “Newbrunsville, Texas,” said Dale, a traveler from Moorhead. …or going back to the place…

Recognizing Mental Health Changes in Children

Community members received a lesson on how to prevent mental illness in children

FARGO, N.D. — While some mental illnesses can’t be controlled due to genetics, there are some than can be preventable. Any adult dealing with a child who is battling mental illness in some way shape or form was invited to the Youth Mental Health First Aid 8 Hour course. The goal of the course is┬áto enlighten adults on how to…

ZOOcation at the Red River Zoo

Kids Spent Their Day Off Learning About Animals at the Zoo

FARGO, N.D. — Many kids in the F-M area decided to spend their day off at the zoo. The Red River Zoo hosted their annual ZOOcation to give parents a place to send their kids on their day off from school. The program offers kids different learning activities, crafts, and a chance to see the animals up close. Today’s focus…

‘Power of Children’ Exhibit at the Hjemkomst Center

The power of the children exhibit was set up to teach kids the importance of discrimination and adversity

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Kids are out of school but still had the opportunity to get an art, science and history lesson all in one. The Hjemkomst Center and Inspire Innovation Lab teamed up to create the ultimate learning experience. An exhibit has been set up at the museum recognizing three kids who faced adversity and discrimination in order to change…

Moorhead Looking for Water Tower Artist

It's your chance to submit something you can show off to the city of Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — One lucky artist has the chance to have their work shown off in front of the city of Moorhead. Every few years the city water towers get repainted. People have the chance to submit artwork to be displayed on the tower rather than the traditional city logo. The Oakport tower will be the first to see this…