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Local Organizations React To Kenosha Shooting And Share Racial Profiling Story

OneFargo is marching Saturday morning at ten at Island Park to protest the shooting of Jacob Blake.

FARGO-MOORHEAD.- Sadness, frustration, anger. “Not only are we in a pandemic, but we are in a fight against our lives as black people in this community,” one of the organizers of Black Lives Matter Faith Shields-Dixon said. Emotions that keep replaying like a broken record every time a black life is lost or hurt after an encounter with police. “Very…

City of West Fargo waives fees at Transfer Station leading up to Clean-up Week

The fees at the Transfer Station will be waived beginning August 31.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The City of West Fargo is encouraging residents to haul large items to the Transfer Station free of charge prior to Clean-up Week. The fees at the Transfer Station will be waived beginning August 31 until September 14 when Clean-up Week begins. With additional staff and sanitation equipment being used during Clean-up Week, the City hopes residents will…

Pet Connection: Meet Summer

Summer lovin,' comin' up.

We know the calendar and the outdoor temps show that summer’s on its way out soon. But you can hang on to Summer forever with this week’s Pet Connection. Literally, as it turns out. She even walks on a leash, so she’s much easier to hang on to. Summer was rescued once as a newly-delivered mama by the rescue workers…

Chamber Hosts Virtual 2020 ChamberChoice Awards

FARGO. N.D. – The annual ChamberChoice awards may be virtual this time, but that same energy they bring every year is still there. The ceremony celebrates important contributions made by businesses, non-profit organizations and entrepreneurs in Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo. “This community has a lot to be proud of thanks in part to the wonderful businesses in this virtual…

Moorhead curbside Cleanup Week canceled

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The City of Moorhead has canceled its curbside Cleanup Week. The event was originally postponed until September, but has officially been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. Moorhead residents will instead be allowed to drop large items off at the City’s Solid Waste Transfer Station beginning September 14 until September 18. The Transfer Station will accept items from 7 a.m….

Clay County Sheriff’s Office requests public input on body cameras

The Sheriff's Office is getting the cameras to be compliant with Minnesota State Law.

CLAY COUNTY, Minn.–The Clay County Sheriff’s Office will soon be purchasing body worn cameras for its deputies. The Sheriff’s Office is getting the cameras to be compliant with Minnesota State Law. The public is encouraged to provide comments on which cameras the Sheriff’s Office should purchase as well as the camera policy. Information and frequently asked questions about body worn…

Moorhead Legacy Education Foundation to hold mask drive for students in need

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Moorhead Legacy Education Foundation is planning a mask drive for students in need. The Foundation is collecting homemade or store-bought masks and monetary donations to purchase masks. Community members are encouraged to bring donations to the Probstfield Center for Education Door 3 between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Monetary donations can also be made online…

Cherries for Charity, Hornbachers donates $15,000 to local nonprofits

Hornbachers donated the proceeds to the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center and the YWCA Cass Clay.

FARGO, N.D. — Two big checks were presented to two local nonprofits thanks to the 38th annual Cherries for Charity event. It was held at all eight Fargo-Moorhead Hornbacher locations in June. The stores donated 25 cents per pound of cherries sold, amounting to $15,000 for this year’s campaign. A check for the amount was presented at the Osgood Hornbacher’s…

NDSU student government hands out Covid-19 welcome kits

Each kit came with an NDSU face mask and hand sanitizer

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU is making sure all of its students have what they need to stay safe while on campus. Student government handed out hundreds of welcome kits during the first day of classes. Students stopped by the Memorial Union to pick up a drawstring bag filled with an NDSU face mask and hand sanitizer. The student body president…

Hundreds show up for second annual “Ride With Natalee” motorcycle ride

The event is in support of 5-year-old Natalee Strubbe

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of bikers from across the metro came out in support of a courageous young girl Sunday afternoon. The second annual Ride With Natalee: Against Sexual Abuse motorcycle ride kicked off at Harley-Davidson of Fargo. The event is in support of Natalee Strubbe, a 5-year-old girl who was raped multiple times by a teenage boy last…