book

Women Connect Hosts Event To Empower Women

Amazon Best Seller Marissa Orr was the headliner for the event.

FARGO, N.D .- After quitting her job, Marissa Orr went after her dreams and published a book called “Lean Out: The Truth about Women, Power and the Workplace”, which is an Amazon Best Seller. She made an appearance at Women Connect in Fargo to talk about her journey as well as encourage other women to follow their dreams. She also…

Madison Elementary Reaches Reading Goal

The students went bowling as a way to celebrate.

FARGO, N.D. – As part of the Read to Lead initiative students from kindergarten to first grade have to complete 20 minutes and second to fifth graders have to complete 30 minutes of reading every day. The program is done for two months and students get to pick the book of their choice. Those who completed their reading were able…

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…

“It’s a land of story”: Author Details North Dakota Heritage and Community In His Novel

"Pacing Dakota came out in July 2017

FARGO, N.D. — There’s a lot to appreciate about the history of North Dakota. Through his songs and his book “Pacing Dakota”, author Tom Isern details life on the Northern Plains. Isern wrote so many 500 word essays that it eventually became his book, “Pacing Dakota.” Isern has been touring the state ever since to share his love for state’s heritage…

Fargo Student to Compete in National Spelling Bee

Tobi Shorunke says he studies for hours a day

FARGO, N.D. — One student is headed off to Washington D.C.to represent the entire state of North Dakota and compete in Scripps National Spelling Bee. Tobi Shorunke, an 8th grader at Ben Franklin Middle School, has won the school–wide, county–level, and state–wide spelling bees to qualify for the national one. He says getting to this point was completely unexpected after competing…

Get Your One-of-a-Kind Frisco Gear Before the Big Game!

We're just days away from the big Bison game in Frisco and the NDSU bookstore has some new items.

FARGO, ND — We’re just days away from the big Bison game in Frisco and the NDSU bookstore has some new items. We’ll tell you where you can buy some one of a kind Fargo to Frisco gear. The hype is real and if you’re a bison fan, you know the feeling of finally arriving in Frisco. “There’s truly nothing…

Halstad Woman Makes Plea in Fatal YouTube Stunt

The plea agreement calls for her to serve six months in jail and 10 years' supervised probation

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption HALSTAD, Minn. — A Halstad, Minnesota woman has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting her boyfriend in a videotaped stunt they planned to post on YouTube. Monalisa Perez, 20, pleaded guilty last week to second-degree manslaughter…

Green Card Youth Voices: Local Fargo South Teens Share Their Immigration Stories

Thirty-one Fargo South students got to share their stories about coming to America and the dreams they hope to achieve in this country

FARGO, ND — It’s the stories we share that help us connect with one another and understand the world. Dozens of current Fargo South students and graduates wrote down their immigration stories in a book and shared them at NDSU. Moving from Egypt to the United States was no walk in the park for NDSU freshman Muhend Abakar, especially when…

NDSU Celebrating the Little Golden Book and 75 Years of Publishing

The university held a book reading at the NDSU bookstore followed by an arts and crafts project for kids to create their own Little Golden Book.

FARGO, ND — The Little Golden Book is celebrating 75 years of publishing and NDSU is giving kids the chance to celebrate on its campus. The university held a book reading at the NDSU bookstore followed by an arts and crafts project for kids to create their own Little Golden Book. This free event was encouraged for kids of all…