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Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to Take Over Franken’s Seat Early January

A specific date for Franken to step down has not been set

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Senator Al Franken says he expects his replacement, Democratic Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, to take over his seat in early January. Governor Mark Dayton appointed Smith to take his place until a special election to complete the final two years of Franken’s term. Last week, Franken said he would resign “in coming weeks” following…

Fargo Airsho to feature Blue Angels

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will appear in Fargo July 28 and 29.

Some of the most sought after pilots in the country will be flying over the metro this summer in the Fargo Airsho. The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will appear in Fargo July 28 and 29. They will be flying many vintage “War Birds” as part of the show to celebrate Navy Week. The U.S. Navy Seals team will “Leap Frog”…

Pet Connection: Meet Tesha

This old girl is learning some new tricks -- like how to get around on three legs.

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Not Tesha, that’s for sure. The 8-year-old German Shepherd is recovering from a recent amputation of her right forelimb. While a lot of us would feel pretty sorry for ourselves after facing such a huge medical ordeal, Tesha’s sweet personality has come through her surgery intact. After all, it’s better…

Downtown Community Partnership: Downtown Spectacular

A free trolley, some (also free) hot cocoa, and fun for the whole family all evening long.

What  happens when you combine art, locally-produced coffee and spirits, a free trolley ride and the beauty of downtown Fargo? Why, the Downtown Spectacular, of course. Between the Black Building being open all evening for extended holiday shopping hours and special receptions at the shops with treats for guests, plus the APT Holiday Market, yet another  late-night Holiday Market at…

Search for Missing Fort Berthold Woman Continues, Reward for Information Doubled

Lone Bear is a mother of five

  NEW TOWN, ND — The search for a missing Fort Berthold woman continues, as donations for a reward for information double. Olivia Lone Bear, 32, was last seen leaving a New Town restaurant on October 24 and hasn’t been seen since. Anonymous donors have doubled the amount of a reward set up for information leading to her whereabouts in…

Concordia College Announces Television Dates for Annual Christmas Concert

More than 400 students in five choirs and a full orchestra participated in the annual event

MOORHEAD, Minn. — For many in the Red River Valley and throughout Minnesota and North Dakota, it’s an annual tradition. The Concordia College Christmas Concert will be broadcast on December 24 at 6 p.m. and on the 25 at 9:30 p.m. on Prairie Public Television. The concert, called “Gather Us in O Child of Peace” was recorded in 2016 in…

AARP Helping Seniors Improve Defensive Driving

senior citizens brushed up on their driving skills to get ready for winter season

FARGO, ND — With the dangerous conditions from icy roads, a group of senior citizens is brushing up on what it means to drive safely. If anyone knows about driving safely, it’s Robert Fugre. Not only was his career teaching people in the military how to drive heavy machinery, but he also has been brushing up on his own skills by…

Fargo Theatre Offering Holiday Concerts at Noon

it's free if you bring in a canned food item to donate to the f-m food pantry

FARGO, ND — You can enjoy some Christmas music and donate to people in need all at once. The American Theatre Organ Society and the Fargo Theatre are offering free noon-hour Christmas concerts to anyone that brings in a donation for the F-M Food Pantry. Their goal is to collect more than 1,000 pounds of food. Some say it’s the perfect…

Fargo Air Museum Creates Stronger Relationships Between Veterans

the Fargo VA helped give veterans rides so they could hang out with one another

FARGO, ND — Veterans were able to share life stories with one another while enjoying some coffee and donuts. It was the Fargo Air Museum’s way of trying to get veterans to meet and bond with some of the other people who have served their country. Fargo’s Veterans Affairs provided most of the veterans that came free bus rides to the…

West Fargo’s Website is “On the Grow”

The City of West Fargo Lets Residents Know What New Features and Updates Their Website Has

WEST FARGO, ND — The City of West Fargo has updated their website in hopes to build a stronger connection with people and neighborhoods. For the past year, the City of West Fargo has been looking for ways to freshen up their website. The new site is set to go live Thursday. One new feature to customize your experience is…