ANNIVERSARY

Gasper’s School of Dance Holds Open House Ahead of New Season

They're also celebrating their 40th anniversary

FARGO, N.D. — The start of the new school year also means the start of dance season. Gasper’s School of Dance held an open house all week, and they’re also celebrating their 40th anniversary. There were games, prizes, and a sale for dance clothes and shoes. More than 200 students have come through and registered. Classes start next week. Gasper’s offers…

Paradox Comics-N-Cards Holds “Back to the Books” Sale

Their 25th is anniversary is also coming up

FARGO, N.D. — If you’re looking for a good deal on comics and games, you might be able to find one with back to school season. Paradox Comics–N–Cards is having a back to school sale where everything in store is 20 percent off. Their 25th anniversary is also coming up which means more special events are in the near future. Those…

Essentia NICU Nurse Gets Surprise Celebration

Vicki Holtan has been a NICU nurse for 40 years

FARGO, N.D. — Vicki Holtan, who’s been a NICU nurse for 40 years, got quite the surprise from her family and co-workers. “We said we’re going to a Redhawks game, we’re at the lake… We said we’re going to take a day away from the lake and go to a Redhawks game, which is probably a little suspicious but she went…

Happy 50th Birthday Special Olympics! Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Celebrates with Athletes

With pride for their teams up in the air and big smiles on display, these athletes are absorbing the celebration

FARGO, N.D. — The Special Olympics have officially kicked off its State Summer Games with the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run. With pride for their teams up in the air and big smiles on display, these athletes are absorbing the celebration. “The law enforcement torch run, it’s a symbol of hope for the Special Olympics and I really truly believe…

Generous Donation will Help Minot’s Horstfest in Half a Million Ways

Chester Reiten was a founder of Hostfest and served as its president until his death in 2013

  MINOT, ND — This year’s Norsk Hostfest in Minot is getting a big boost after a generous donation from a family well known to the Scandinavian heritage festival. The children of Chester and Joy Reiten have donated half a million dollars to the Hostfest Heritage Foundation in honor of their parents. Chester Reiten was a founder of Hostfest and…

Minnesota Public Radio Celebrates its 50th Anniversary at Rourke Art Museum

All three services broadcast live from the Rourke Art Museum in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota Public Radio made a stop at Rourke Art Museum in Moorhead as it continues to celebrate 50 years of broadcasting. This was the final MPR Day stop in the year–long, state–wide tour. The day includes live broadcasts on all three MPR regional services: MPR News, Classical MPR and The Current, as well as live concerts. MPR…

Norsk Hostfest Celebrates 40 Years in Minot

Each year it draws about 60,000 people from around the world for food, music and other entertainment

  MINOT, ND — This year’s Norsk Hostfest celebration is underway in Minot. It’s the 40th year for the Hostfest, which is billed as the largest Scandinavian heritage festival in North America. Each year it draws about 60,000 people from around the world for food, music and other entertainment. It started this morning and runs through Saturday at the North…

Rape and Abuse Crisis Center Celebrating 40 Years of Offering Healing and Support to the Red River Valley

FARGO, ND — Fargo’s Rape and Abuse Crisis Center is celebrating 40 years of providing services to families throughout the Red River Valley. Throughout their time in the valley, the center has been working to not only help those who are facing a crisis and offer counseling, they also want to educate people on how to get out and get…

Fargo Brewing Company Celebrates Anniversary with Dog Expo

Shelters and dog-related businesses were all in attendance

FARGO, N.D. — Craft beer connoisseurs brought their fluffy four–legged friends to the brewery.  The Fargo Brewing Company hosted their second “Hair of the Dog” expo. Twelve shelters and local businesses came out to mingle with the pups and enjoy a locally produced pint. They set up a tent for a Shakey Graves concert on Tuesday to celebrate the brewery’s…