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Concordia College Students Talks LGBTQ Issues At Gender Matters Expo

The topics ranged from sexual violence, discrimination and LGBTQ issues.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students and staff packed into Firda Nilsen Lounge to talk about gender issues in the community. The topics ranged from sexual violence, discrimination and LGBTQ issues. “The issues that are very real gender affects our material lives and to help identify and continue to make people’s lives better,” Co-director, Women’s & Gender Studies Karla Knutson said. Allie…

Cass County and the City of Fargo join forces for upcoming sandbag operations

This is the first time Cass County and the City of Fargo will combine operations since 2013

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Cass County and The City of Fargo are coming together for this year’s flood fight. “I really don’t see any negatives, cause it kind of maximizes everybody’s efforts, whether it is from a volunteer standpoint, as city and county resources and staffing,” Cass County engineer Jason Benson said. For the first time since 2013, both the…

Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec reads to students in Glyndon

Rob read "The Snowy Day" to the first graders.

GLYNDON, Minn.-┬áRob stopped by the school to read to a couple of classes of first graders. He also spoke about his job as a meteorologist and answered any questions that the kids had. One of the questions asked the first graders asked was which is worse: a hurricane or a tornado? “A hurricane is a much bigger storm, and so…

MSUM hosts Spring 2020 Career Fair

The event showcased local bushinesses and organizations to allow students to network

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM helped its students prepare for the future with the Spring 2020 Career Fair. Students were invited to attend the day’s three-hour event on campus to learn about and connect with local businesses about career and internship opportunities. Representatives from companies and organization were there from many different industries including construction, media and law enforcement. It gave…

Beloved Bus Driver To Be Buried In School Bus-Themed Casket

Glen Davis spent 55 years as a school bus driver for Grand Meadow Schools

GRAND MEADOW, Minn. — A beloved school bus driver is honored with a special school bus-themed casket after passing away over the weekend in Grand Meadow, Minnesota. That is south of Rochester. 88-year-old Glen Davis was a lifelong resident of Grand Meadow and spent 55 years as a school bus driver for Grand Meadow Schools. His bus kids lovingly called…

Images of Block 9 Civic Plaza in Downtown Fargo Released

The Block 9 civic plaza is expected to be completed by the end of 2020.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D.–Kilbourne Group showcased what the Block 9 civic plaza will look like on their Facebook page on Wednesday. The Block 9 civic plaza is expected to be completed by the end of 2020 and is inspired by Main Street Square in Rapid City, South Dakota. The Fargo Parks District…

Cause of Apartment Fire In Grand Forks Listed As Undetermined

A number of people had to flee the 18-unit apartment building in the early morning hours

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The cause of a fire that sent two people to the hospital in Grand Forks will be classified as undetermined. An investigation into the fire at 321 4th Street North determined that the fire on Sunday started in the kitchen of a lower unit. Structural instability and significant damage prevented officials from finding an exact cause…

Fargo Target’s Application for Liquor Store Approved

Construction cannot begin until the Fargo City Commission gives final approval.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Liquor Control Board has approved Target’s application to open a liquor store. The liquor department will be attached to the 13th Avenue South Target, but customers will only be able to access the it through a separate entrance. Construction cannot begin until the Fargo City Commission gives final approval. Categories: Business, Local News Tags: Fargo City Commission,…

Hector International Airport Showcases Local Artist

The program is part of Arts Partnership, where local artists can showcase their work in locations all over the area.

FARGO, N.D. – A native of Minnesota, Marcella Rose doesn’t remember a time when she wasn’t an artist. Since she was a little girl, she always had a passion for drawing animals and nature. Those are her main sources of inspiration for a series of paintings called “Sacred.” “It’s been since the day I was born, I think. I’ve always…

NDSU Students Want To Raise Awareness About The 2020 Census

The organizers held an event where they handed out flyers and spoke to students who had any questions.

FARGO, N.D. – Counting Class Clay is an initiative started by five NDSU students to try and educate those in the community about why it’s so important to participate in the census. They say it’s important for students to know that they should be filling out the census where they live for the majority of the year. “Fargo, Cass County…