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Neverland Visited Fargo in School Production of Peter and Wendy

Sixty-four students participated in the school musical production

FARGO, N.D. — Lincoln Elementary students took a flight to Neverland in their musical performance of Peter and Wendy. After only a week of school rehearsals, more than 60 students collaborated with the Missoula Children’s Theatre to put on the show. More than 100 children from kindergarten through fifth grade auditioned for roles, and 64 were cast in the show….

Anchor Island Pool Party is Fun for the Whole Family

The annual pool party brought out more than 100 locals looking to bring summer fun to the winter

  FARGO, N.D. — Some locals traded in the cold and snow this afternoon for a tropical pool party. The Fargo Park District held their annual Destination Anchor Island at the indoor pool at Fargo North High School. Entry was $2. Swimmers left with a gift bag full of goodies and a lucky few won bigger prizes. The Park District…

The Stars of PBS Shows Help Kids Explore Engineering and Science

Stars of PBS visited MSUM's Planetarium to help kids and families to learn about astronomy

FARGO, N.D. — Shows on PBS like Sesame Street, Arthur and Clifford all have one thing in common — they are educational. PBS brings their educational programming to life at MSUM with Stars of PBS. “It’s just an opportunity to learn about the stars and the sky,” said Sara Schultz, Planetarium Director. PBS and Moore Engineering teamed up for the…

February is American Heart Month & Fargo is Going Red

Local organizations are celebrating Go Red for Women to raise heart disease awareness

February is American Heart Month and heart disease is the number one killer of women causing one in three deaths each year. Go Red for Women is celebrated on the first Friday of February each year and Fargo is one of the many cities that have been holding events throughout the day to bring awareness to heart disease. “Way more…

Sen. Heitkamp on DeVos: A D- Applicant with a Big Checkbook

Senator Heitkamp is urging other politicians to vote 'no' on Betsy DeVos

  U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp urged other politicians in Washington D.C. to vote ‘no’ for Betsy DeVos leading the U.S. Education Department. Heitkamp says getting quality education to the rural parts of North Dakota is one of the state’s main challenges. She says through technology and good instructors, the state is solving the issue. But Heitkamp thinks DeVos would make…

Hornbachers, O’Leary’s Gear Up for Super Bowl Sunday

Hornbacher's and O'Leary's Irish Pub & Grill Share Their Plans For Your Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday isn’t just about the big game. If you’re hosting a Super Bowl party at home, Hornbacher’s says they have the perfect snacks for the occasion. “We got a lot of things going on in the deli,” said Moorhead Store Director Guy Goschen. “We’ve got taco dip trays, we’ve got wings. We’ve got a nice variety of wings…

Hawley Takes First Place in Regional Science Olympiad

MSUM held a day of science competitions between middle and high school students

Science teams from Hawley and Moorhead snagged the top two spots at the 2017 Science Olympiad at MSUM. Hawley took home first place with Moorhead coming in second. Teams from all over Minnesota come to compete. The Olympiad focuses on scientific challenges including invasive species, robotic arms and astronomy. The teams have been training for months to gear up for…

Lynnette’s Story: Surviving a Heart Attack She Didn’t Know She Was Having

Lynnette went through the whole weekend without realizing she was having a heart attack.

The Go Red for Women luncheon in Fargo highlights a local heart attack survivor. We heard from someone who didn’t even realize she was at risk. “I loved taking care of the patients, I loved the families, I loved the adrenaline rush that you’d get working in the critical care,” said Lynnette Anderson, who lives in Page. “I took care…

YWCA Preps to Open Renovated Shelter

After a pipe burst causing extensive damage the YWCA in Fargo is nearly ready to get back to normal operations

The YWCA is just one day away from reopening their Fargo shelter after the building closed due to damage from a burst pipe. The YWCA’s Fargo shelter has been closed for about six weeks. “We had residents’ rooms destroyed, the stairwell ceiling collapsed,” said Communications Coordinator for the YWCA, Anne Slette. In the early morning hours of December 20th, officials…

Woman Dies of Overdose in Front of Local Hospital

After a woman dies after being abandoned in front of a hospital while overdosing Wednesday, Fargo Police want to remind the commuity of a law meant to prevent such incidents

A woman passed away from an overdose after she was left in front of a local hospital last night and Fargo Police want to make sure that doesn’t happen again. The department is reminding people in North Dakota of a law that grants immunity to those who call in a drug overdose. If a person reports an overdose, they will…