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42nd Annual Spud Valley Hobby Show goes on

The show took place at the Delta Hotels by Marriott in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — The Spud Valley Model Railroad Club puts on its 42nd annual Hobby Show in Fargo despite rising coronavirus cases in the metro. The show featured model train sets, real and model railroad items, as well as vintage and collectible die-cast and farming items. Event organizers say they were worried following Gov. Doug Burgum’s announcement to move Cass…

Minnesota Zoo serves as a getaway destination to help people connect to the outdoors

Virtual resources available to bring outdoor learning into your home

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. – With autumn around for only a little while longer, the Minnesota Zoo in the Twin Cities is the perfect place to escape for a short weekend getaway. Its beautiful fall foliage line the park’s pathways and trails for beautiful outdoor scenery, but most importantly the animals are plentiful. “So, the Minnesota Zoo is a really unique…

Social Distancing: Apple Picking

Pick your favorite technique and tell us about it.

It suddenly seemed like winter set in all across the region when most of us stepped foot outside this morning. Fortunately — my family got a little more fall fun in recently, social distancing style. We spent the weekend apple picking at my father-in-law’s. He has a tree that gives some of the tastiest pie apples I’ve ever had. They’re…

ValleyCon at Fargo Ramada canceled because of Covid-19

FARGO, N.D. – Organizers of ValleyCon have canceled the pop culture convention. It was originally scheduled in conjunction with the Fargo Fantastic Film Festival to be held from October 15th to the 17th. On Facebook, ValleyCon staff says the event will not take place since North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum raised Cass County’s Covid-19 threat level to high, which goes…

Last Man Standing ending with upcoming season 9

Let’s make the final season 𝗚𝗥𝗘𝗔𝗧 — Baxters out. 🎬#LastManStanding returns soon on @FOXTV! pic.twitter.com/T20qaw6BQg — Last Man Standing (@LastManStanding) October 14, 2020 Fox announces the upcoming season of Last Man Standing will be its last. It’s set to debut in January. The show starring Tim Allen originally ran for six seasons on ABC and was cancelled in 2017 and…

LIVE: Body Mind Spirit Expo

When the world's out of whack, you can find balance on the inside, instead.

In the cascade of catastrophes that remains 2020, it seems like every new event we tell you about is an additional stressor. The pandemic. The economy. The elections. Justin Bieber Crocs. It’s all leading to reports that our rates of depression, anxiety, and substance abuse are rising as fast as our Covid-19 rates are. But this weekend, there’s a new…

High Plains Reader Returns to Print

The local arts newspaper returns to the hands of the public this week

FARGO, N.D. – Events and arts newspaper The High Plains Reader returns after a months-long hiatus. With the lack of concerts and events due to COVID-19, the Fargo newspaper hadn’t been in print since March. That ends this week, as the paper decides to make some changes along with the artists it highlights. With a mix of local political pieces,…

FM Raise Your Spirits 4th Annual Gala to go on in-person

Around 200 guests are expected

FARGO, N.D. — Running a nonprofit can be challenging all on its own, but throw in a pandemic and the obstacles become that much bigger. “Just plain and simple is the ability not to be able to fundraise,” says FM Raise Your Spirits Chairman Bob Stromberg. “Pandemic or no pandemic, they need the money.” Getting the charities that money is…

LIVE: Ghost Tours

We're live with the museum's organizers, not the ghosts. (We think.)

Ghosts are supposed to scare you away. But at one of the region’s most haunted sites, ghosts have visitors flocking there in droves, instead. Bonanzaville’s “Ghost Tours” sold out Wednesday morning. And that’s after museum officials offered a run of tours through September as well,  earlier than they usually start their season. Public interest ramped up when October hit, and…