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Author of “The Wax Pack, on the Road in Search of Baseball’s Afterlife” discusses book

Brad Balukjian talks about his book with Chief Meteorologist and baseball lover Rob Kupec

Fargo:  Have you ever wondered where some of the athletes you loved as a kid are now? Brad Balukjian from California was inspired by a pack of baseball cards to track some former major leaguers down. Chief meteorologist and baseball fan Rob Kupec talked with him recently. (Note to see the entire interview go to our Entertainment page) Rob Kupec: …

“A Passion In Full Animation” Anime Fargo Back In Town

With the weekend anime celebration kicking off people got the chance to check out gear, food and talk with people who have similar interests.

FARGO N.D. — With the weekend anime celebration kicking off people got the chance to check out gear, food and talk with people who have similar interests. One vendor has North Dakota roots. “So five years ago six now in 2013 I was working in the oil fields we all know oil field hours 100 plus hours a week little…

10-Year-Old Author’s Book Helping to Provide Clean Water in Africa

Proceeds from the "Water Works" will go to Well Spring for the World and World Vision, organizations that help provide clean water in Africa

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A 10-year-old from West Fargo is taking it upon herself to help provide clean water to people in Africa. Sawyer Anderson originally sold cookies and handbags. In December, she started creating and illustrating her book “Water Works.” She’s raised $26,000 so far. Sawyer has dedicated the book to 10-year-old Brian who lives in Africa. He was bit…

Fargo Woman Writes “Rescue Matters” Book, Part of Proceeds Go to Animal Shelter

C.J. English released her book on Dec. 19

  FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo woman wanted to do something a little different to help out a dog shelter so she did what she does best: write about it. C.J. English wrote the book “Rescue Matters” which talks about the Turtle Mountain Animal Rescue shelter and the importance of rescuing animals. For every copy sold, half of the proceeds go…

Author Jon Krakauer Draws Packed Crowd at Concordia

He spoke about his best-selling book, "Missoula"

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students packed the Knutson Campus Center at Concordia to hear from author Jon Krakauer. Krakauer spoke about his best–selling book, Missoula, which shares the experience of five victims of sexual assault. He is also the author of books Into the Wild and Where Men Win Glory. Krakauer received the Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of…

Crazy Horse’s Family Shares His Story More Than A Century Later

They came out with the book "Crazy Horse: Lakota Warrior and Legacy"

FARGO, N.D. — Crazy Horse is a Native American war leader who fought against the U.S. government in 1877 to protect the Lakota people’s land. More than a century later, Crazy Horse’s family is sharing their story with the Fargo community. Being a storyteller means that somebody has entrusted you to write their most personal experiences with not only truth, but…

Jim Gaffigan, Avenged Sevenfold Coming to the Fargodome

Special guests include Breaking Benjamin and Bullet For My Valentine

FARGO, ND — The Fargodome is getting ready to host two very different acts in 2018. Rock band Avenged Sevenfold is bringing their North American arena tour to the Fargodome on February 11. Special guests include Breaking Benjamin and Bullet For My Valentine. Various pre-sales begin Tuesday with tickets going on sale to the general public on Friday. Then on…

Author Shares Inspiration Behind Book Based On WWII

A local group hosted a lecture featuring a author

FARGO, ND — People at the Holiday Inn in Fargo traveled back in time to a secret world filled with spies. Denise Kiernan, author of “Girls of Atomic City”, shared the inspiration behind her book about young women during World War II. This was the final presentation of a series of lectures hosted by Fargo Town Hall, a group that…

Minnesota Author, Illustrator Visits with Eagles Elementary Students

Anderson has illustrated more than 20 children's books and wrote 7 of his own

FARGO, N.D. — Imagine getting paid to make things up for a living. That’s what author and illustrator Derek Anderson says is the best part of his job. Students at Eagles Elementary School in Fargo heard how the Minneapolis based author turned his creativity into a career. Anderson has illustrated more than 20 children’s books and wrote seven of his…