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Lamoureux Twins Named Recipients of Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award

Monique Lamoureux-Morando, Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson will be the state's 45th & 46th recipients

Thank you @DougBurgum for the honor. We are humbled to be amongst such inspiring company with this award. The thank yous are endless to those who have been there throughout our careers. #NDProud https://t.co/YAFzHh8kgb — Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux (@LamoureuxTwins) June 11, 2020 BISMARCK, N.D. — The latest two recipients of North Dakota’s highest award for its citizens are the…

Fargo Public Schools Names Administrator of the Year

Jason Cresap is the principal at Lewis & Clark Elementary

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Public Schools has named Jason Cresap 2020 Administrator of the Year. Superintendent Dr. Rupak Gandhi made the announcement with help from the Fargo Police and Fire Departments on Thursday. Jason Cresap is the principal at Lewis & Clark Elementary. He was hired in 2012 after years of teaching in both North Dakota and Minnesota. Cresap was chosen as…

Fargo Public Schools Announces Support Staff of the Year Recipient

Fargo Public Schools has been awarding Support Staff of the Year since 2014.

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Public Schools has awarded 2020 Support Staff of the Year to Alison Beutler. Beutler is Kitchen Manager for Longfellow Elementary School and has worked for Fargo Public Schools since 2014. As Kitchen Manager, Beutler supervises the kitchen and serving staff, plans menus, orders inventory, conducts training and oversees the kitchen facilities. She was chosen as the recipient of…

Fargo Public Schools Announces Teacher of the Year

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Public Schools Teacher of the Year has been awarded to Eagles Elementary Student Performance Strategist Kimmy Milligan. Superintendent Dr. Rupak Gandhi surprised Milligan with the announcement at her home. Gandhi kept a safe distance, riding in a yellow school bus to tell Milligan the news. The Eagles Elementary School staff also surprised Milligan with a Zoom meeting. Milligan…

Families Impacted by Drunk Driver Awarded Over One Billion Dollars

Jason Morsette, is serving 25-years in prison for the accident.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A jury has awarded the families impacted by a drunk driving incident in 2015 $1,157,000,000 in past, future and non-economic punitive damages. The incident resulted in the deaths of Abby Renschler and Taylor Goven and left Shayna Monson critically injured. The amounts awarded to Renschler and Goven are to be provided to their families. The defendant, Jason Morsette, is…

Breckenridge Elementary School Receives $100,000 Fitness Center Renovation

The goal of the organization is to promote health and wellness.

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. – An Elementary School in a small Minnesota town gets the renovation of a lifetime. The National Foundation For Governors’ Fitness Councils revealed  A $100,000 new workout space for students, teachers and the community in Breckenridge. The Foundation’s “Don’t Quit Campaign” awards fitness centers to schools across the country as a way to promote physical activity and fitness…

Fargo Middle School Teacher, Coach Named District’s 2019 Teacher of the Year

Travis Hoeg joined the school in 2006

FARGO, N.D. — Many students are honored at Ben Franklin Middle School’s assembly, but just one teacher got quite the surprise at the event. Travis Hoeg is named Fargo Public Schools 2019 Teacher of the Year. Students describe him as “the best teacher ever” and their “favorite teacher.” Hoeg teaches science and English and coaches basketball, volleyball, and track. Superintendent Rupak…

8-year-old Girl and Neighbor Save Mother’s Life After Heart Attack

They were presented with awareds from FM Ambulance and Fargo Fire Department

FARGO, N.D. — An 8–year–old girl and her neighbor are honored for saving her mom’s life after a heart attack. On Nov. 25,  8–year–old Sloan Stoltz  showed up to her neighbor Mark Donarski’s house looking distraught. “She was trembling, shaking, and she was holding a phone and said, ‘Mark, can you come help Mom. I can’t wake her up.’ I…

Changing the World Through Community: Two Leaders Receive Human Rights Awards

These people have full–time jobs and they are going to school or working full–time yet they find time to go out and help others

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead’s Human Rights Commission awards two people for their advocacy and ability to make a difference in the community. It’s a special kind of feeling when you love what you do for a living. “It’s amazing. I would not change what I’m doing for the world. I love it and get an award for it. I don’t…

Fargo South Teacher Wins Prestigious National Award

Only five people nationwide are given the Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo South teacher gets a very special award at a school assembly. Leah Juelke, a language arts teacher, received the Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence. She teaches English learner students from ninth through twelfth grade. Winners are chosen by an expert panel, only five people nationwide are given this award from the NEA Foundation. “I’m really…