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Salvation Army of Fargo Coats for Kids & Families drive kicks off next week

Most needed items include children sizes 6 -12 coats, snow pants, boots and gloves.

Fargo, ND. – The Salvation Army of Fargo is gearing up for the annual Coats for Kids & Families Coat Drive is kicking off on Tuesday, September 8th at all local Hornbacher’s locations in the Fargo-Moorhead community. The Salvation Army is looking to collect new and gently used coats for children, families and individuals throughout the area. Last year, almost…

Fargo Arts and Culture Commission selects water tower artists, schedules community conversations

The water tower being made over is located on 7th Avenue N near University.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Arts and Culture Commission has selected the artists who will create and execute a new water tower design. Rachel Asleson and Anita Hoffarth of Reach Partners, Inc along with Eric Vincent Allen at Black Ink Creative Partners will be responsible for creating a design in line with the theme of “community.” Fargo community members from all walks…

United Way of Cass-Clay kicks off 2020 Donation Campaign

FARGO, N.D. — According to the United Way of Cass-Clay, 1,022 people in our community will experience homelessness on any given day. It’s a huge problem, one that the United Way is trying to solve by 2023. “Instead of asking the question ‘How do we help the homeless?’ We started to think about this community issue a little differently, and…

Dorothy Dodds Elementary & Moorhead Public Schools Get Ready For Classes

Students in Moorhead will begin school on September 8th.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The floors and walls of Dorothy Dodds Elementary School will look a little different this year. “We have to do a big shout out to the custodians. They did all the taping and the signage in the district so we know that each spot is six feet apart and students will learn to keep the distance,” said…

Superintendents ready to face challenges of new school year

Despite all of the challenges the school districts are facing, they feel ready to meet the needs of their students.

FARGO, N.D. – Over the next two weeks, 30,000 students will head back to school in-person for the first time since the pandemic began. The school districts of Fargo, West Fargo, and Moorhead, have spent the summer carefully preparing for all of the challenges that lie ahead of them, especially COVID-19. “Every generation has had a challenge, and this is…

KFGO News exclusive: Amazon to build large distribution center in Fargo

It will create 1,000 jobs.

FARGO (KFGO) – Amazon is coming to Fargo. KFGO News has learned one of the world’s largest on-line retailers plans to build a 1-million square foot, three-story distribution center on approximately 110 acres of farmland north of Hector International Airport. It will create 1,000 jobs. The property is located in the North Fargo Industrial Addition. Annexation and rezoning of the…

Moorhead neighborhood fed up with vandalism of political signs

One neighbor said that they've had all of their signs stolen three times over the last couple of weeks.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – A few weeks ago, neighbors on 19th Street North in Moorhead began putting up signs for their favorite Republican political candidates. It didn’t take long for things to turn ugly. “Pretty much as soon as they were put up, they started getting stolen, and now this is the first time there is an incident of graffiti on the…