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Prince’s Guitar Sell for Over Half a Million Dollars

That's the highest amount paid for one of the late rock star's guitars

  NATIONAL — A guitar that Prince used in the 1980s and 90s has sold for $700,000. That’s the highest amount paid for one of the late rock star’s guitars. Julien’s Live auction house anticipated the teal blue Cloud guitar would be sold for $60,000 to $80,000. Prince donated it in 1994 to benefit Los Angeles earthquake relief. The guitar…

The Titanic, an Auction and a Letter with a Connection to Alexandria, Minnesota

Holverson was born in Rushford, Minnesota and his family later moved to Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — A letter written by a Minnesota man, who perished when the Titanic sank in the icy waters of the Atlantic, could be auctioned off for an estimated $100,000. The three page letter, written by Alexander Oskar Holverson, is believed to be the last known document to be written by a passenger before the sinking of the Titanic…

Cass County Sheriff’s Office Auctions Off Confiscated Weapons

A Samurai sword and motorcycle among items sold

FARGO, N.D. — Going once. “Fifteen here. How about 20?” said training division corporal Jeffrey Olson. Going twice. “Going three times, sold,” Olson said. Everything from a samurai sword to a motorcycle was sold at the Cass County Sheriff’s Office 3rd annual firearms auction. Many of the items were confiscated by the court or donated. “It’s crazy some of the…

The Fargo Community Comes Together to Support ‘Team Chad’

A benefit was held to support a Fargo man battling lung cancer

FARGO, ND — The community came together to show how much love and support they have for one local man battling lung cancer. Chad Muchow starting off having what many of us have experienced before, a stubborn cough. Yet, to his surprise that cough turned out to be advanced lung cancer. “It’s been rough. I’m 41 never smoked a cigarette…

We Just Had a Job to Do: WWII Veteran Honored at the Fargo Air Museum

Jim Tyler, a 93-year old fighter pilot from WWII, is in town as the featured guest at the museum's annual auction

FARGO, ND — A World War II veteran is in town as the featured guest at Fargo Air Museum’s Celebrity Dinner and Auction. James Tyler is an Iowa native and a P–38 fighter pilot with the 15th Air Force. He enlisted in November 1942 and flew in 15 missions to Germany and Austria, first as a bomber escort then in bombing…

Red River Valley Supporting VanCamp Family During Health Crisis

A spaghetti benefit and silent auction was set up to help one boy with a brain injury

FARGO, N.D. — The FM area comes together over a plate of Spaghetti to help one kid in need. Calvin VanCamp was playing outside at school when he fell and hit his head on ice. Once he began getting treatment for his injury, doctors found out he had life threatening brain bleed. Organizers offered a spaghetti dinner and there was…

Hundreds Help Feed the Hungry at the Great Plains Food Bank’s Annual Chef’s Gala

The Great Plains Food Bank puts this up every year to help give perishable food to thousands

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of people from area businesses gathered to help feed thousands of hungry people across the Valley. They’re all giving back with the 19th Annual Chef’s Gala and Auction. The proceeds from this event are the primary source of funding for the Great Plains Food Bank’s Perishable Food Recovery Program. Cari Drees, the Great Plains Food Bank’s…

Silent Auction Held to Help Terminally Ill Woman

A benefit was held to help a Fargo woman cover medical costs

FARGO, N.D. — Friends and family in the area are coming together to help cover medical costs for a terminally ill woman. Family members say Jean Moe has end stage kidney disease and heart failure which has put her in an electric wheelchair. Her daughter says Moe’s kidneys function at 15 to 20 percent and her heart at 35 percent…

Moorhead Community Gathers to Support Woman Struggling with MS

A silent auction and bake sale were among the events held to help with medical costs

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Friends and family came together to support a Moorhead woman who’s facing multiple medical conditions. Terri Stavenger had multiple spinal surgeries after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. After her third surgery, she developed a Stage 4 pressure wound which set her back during her rehab. Unfortunately, she now requires in home healthcare while confined to a wheelchair….

Silent Auction Helps Local Girl Receive Critical Medical Care

Benefit held for Miley Larson as she gets treatment for her mental condition

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — People in the Valley came together to support a young child suffering from a mental illness. Guardians of seven-year-old Miley Larson say she has Reactive Attachment Disorder therapy. Larson was adopted at the age of five. Her foster mom held a benefit for her at Inspire Innovation Labs. People who showed up took part in a…