awards

JROTC Cadets Are Honored In Small Graduation at Fargo South High School

The 11 graduating students are from North, South, Davies and West Fargo High School.

FARGO, N.D,-  “I was expecting my graduation to look exactly like that. You know, at the dome, sitting down having everybody. Unfortunately, we had to do it differently this year.” The last four years have been a rollercoaster for Jaeger Jensen, a Senior cadet graduating from the JROTC program. “My father left. He moved to California and it just really…

Alison Beutler named Fargo Public Schools Support Staff Of The Year

This is the seventh time the award has been given out.

FARGO, N.D. – Every year, an award is presented to highlight a staff member who goes above and beyond for the students and their families. This year’s award went to Alison Beutler, who has been working with the school district since 2014. She is the kitchen manager at Longfellow Elementary School. “You have made such a big impact on the…

Five Moorhead Police Officers Awarded Lifesaving Medals

An official ceremony recognizing the officers' efforts will be held at a later date.

1/5 Officer Nick Bjorndahl Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Officer Mike Fildes Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Officer Jessica Horn Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Officer Cuyler Johnson Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Officer Brian Dahl Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn.–Five Moorhead Police officers were awarded Lifesaving medals on Thursday. The officers were recognized for taking life-saving measures that…

Local Businesses in the Spotlight at Chamber of Commerce’s ChamberChoice Awards

Winners were picked by a panel of independent judges

FARGO, N.D. — Local businesses are in the spotlight at the Chamber of Commerce’s ChamberChoice awards luncheon. The ceremony recognizes accomplishments in the business community. Winners are picked by a panel of independent judges, and evaluated based on growth, innovation and community involvement. Nearly 900 people were at the event, and stand–up comedian James Cunningham served as emcee. “We want to…

Vintage and Custom Vehicles on Display at 61st Annual Toppers Car Show

The vehicles are entered into contests for cash prizes

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Car enthusiasts are revving up their engines and driving over to the Veteran’s Memorial Arena. The 61st annual Toppers Car Show features many vintage models of cars and motorcycles. Some of the cars on display are custom-made by people in the F-M area. People at Toppers say this show is not just for men who like cars,…

Weeks After Retiring from the Fargo Police Department, K9 Earl Passes Away

Earl was a partner to Sgt. George Vinson

FARGO, ND — K9 Earl has died. The Fargo canine officer suffered a throat injury shortly after he retired last month after 10 years on the job. A growth formed in the back of his throat, making it difficult for Earl to eat, drink and breathe. Earl was a partner to Sgt. George Vinson. The department says the family made…

Special Olympics Wraps Up Another Successful Summer Games

The special olympics wraps up today with the track and field portion

FARGO, N.D. — The 20th annual Fargo Special Olympics concludes with the closing ceremony. The Special Olympics events crossed the finish line with the Track and Field Competition. Over 200 athletes participated in shot put, long put, softball throw, long jump and additional track events. Following the competition, an award ceremony was held for all of the participants. Directors say…

Bison Athletes Honored in 3rd-Annual Green & Gold Gala

Zack Johnson and Rose Jackson take top male and female athlete honors

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State held its 3rd-annual Green and Gold Gala at the Fargo Theatre to honor student-athlete’s from the University’s 16 Division-I sports on Wednesday night. Female Rookie – Monica Polgar, soccer Male Rookie – Cam Sykora, wrestling Female Pride – Morgan Milbrath, track & field Male Pride – Chase Morlock, football Female Athlete – Rose Jackson,…

United Way Honors the Community’s Most Generous Businesses

The charitable organization raised over $5 million last year

FARGO, N.D. — The United Way of Cass–Clay held its annual meeting and report to the community at the Ramada Inn. The luncheon celebrated the most generous workplaces and business leaders who inspire philanthropic attitudes. The meeting also included a keynote speaker who advised attendees on how to better connect with and engage millennials. United Way leaders say the annual…