Concordia College Studies Human Impact on Minnesota’s Lakes

With climate change, the spread of aquatic invasive species and agriculture, people may see more issues on their lakes

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Whether you are taking a boat out on the water, jumping in for a swim or enjoying a backyard of nature, hundreds of lakes throughout Minnesota are available to the community. “While it’s important everywhere, in Minnesota it really is foundational to the very structure of who we are here,” said Michelle Marko, an associate professor of…

Local Brewery Serves Peanut Butter and Jelly for a Good Cause

PB&J School Lunch Fundraiser was held to support the Moorhead Public School District

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Junkyard Brewery had one option on the menu for lunch… peanut butter and jelly. For some, peanut butter and jelly was the go-to lunch as a child.  Now grownups are taking a trip down memory lane with their own version of the culinary classic. Adults and kids flocked to Junkyard Brewery for the PB&J School Lunch Fundraiser….

Budweiser Celebrates Barley Growers in Midwest Region

A day full of festivities highlights Anheuser-Busch's appreciation for Minnesota and North Dakota growers

It’s the “King of Beers.” But Budweiser wouldn’t have that title if not for all the North Dakota and Minnesota barley growers that make its beer possible. So, they created Grower Days 2017. “This is my first time being at one of these and we haven’t seen everything yet but there’s crop tours we’re going to be going on so…

PB&J Fundraiser to Stop Hunger in Moorhead Schools

A PB&J Fundraiser Will be Held at Junkyard Brewing Company to Support Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation's Food for Thought Program

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead Area Public School parent and Junkyard Brewery have paired up to try to help end hunger at Moorhead schools through peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. On Saturday, July 22, Junkyard Brewing Company will be hosting a PB&J cook off from 12–4pm. Community members are encouraged to come out to this free will donation fundraiser to support the…

Pushsave Makes Coupon Books Mobile

The customized book is helping local youth organizations raise money

FARGO, ND — A customized mobile coupon book is helping local youth organizations raise money. The metro has 80 to 90 merchants on the Pushsave coupon list and Maxwell’s Restaurant & Bar in West Fargo was recently added. The “do good” philosophy reflects the goal of both Maxwell’s and Pushsave. The days of carrying around paper coupons are gone and…

Minnesota Judge To Hear Diversion Arguments Tuesday

Could Decide To Halt Construction of F-M Diversion

Both sides in the legal battle over the Red River diversion could get some clarity soon. A federal judge in Minnesota will hear arguments Tuesday on whether construction of the project should be halted until developers receive the necessary permits from the Minnesota DNR. The 36-mile channel is envisioned as the solution to the frequent flooding threat to Fargo-Moorhead. But…

Gooseberry Park 5K Brings Awareness to Stillbirth Prevention

Families are running to create change at the fourth annual Mary–Alice 5K

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A local non–profit is showing people in the metro how prevention exists for stillbirth.  They feel the most important step is educating the community. People from the Valley are coming together to melt away the stigma associated with pregnancy loss. “This is a really great place for families to come and have some fun in honor of…

NTSB Releases Details of Pilot’s Fatal Plane Crash

The private pilot, the sole occupant on board, was fatally injured, and the airplane was destroyed.

The National Transportation Safety Board filed a preliminary report on the fatal plane crash that killed Breckenridge pilot Mark Yaggie. The report states that on July 02, 2015, about 1810 central daylight time, a North American T-28A airplane, N9103F, registered to and operated by Trojan Corporation, Grand Forks, North Dakota, struck a light pole and impacted terrain while on landing approach…

Motorcycle Riders Hit the Road to Raise Money for Veterans’ Families

The ride raises money for the wives and children of veterans killed in the line of duty

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead group is showing people how to give back by cruising along the highway.  As one of the newest Legion Rider chapters, the American Legion in Moorhead is hosting its first motorcycle ride to benefit veterans’ families. “Our first annual freedom, independence and liberty run”, says Duke Johnson, a retired veteran. The chapter started in November…