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2019 MN Miss Amazing Teen Jr Teaches People How To Be A Better Friend

This Is The First Time Addie Has Hosted An Online Reading Session.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — 2019 Minnesota Miss Amazing Teen Junior Addie Loerzel took to Facebook to teach people about how to be a better friend. She read “A Rainbow Of Friends” on a live-stream while asking people in comments about how they liked the book. The teen is known for her annual Addie’s Cupcake Stand that goes to benefiting the Sunshine…

Former ND State Senator Collects Over 500 Books For Inmate Book Drive

Flakoll Says He's Gotten Books From 10 States

FARGO, N.D. — Former North Dakota State Senator Tim Flakoll is getting some massive help in his book drive for inmates in the Cass County Jail. North Dakota Congressman Kelly Armstrong donated 22 books from the Library Of Congress to help Flakoll’s goal of giving inmates a helping hand through education. Adding the total too over 500 books. Flakoll says…

Former ND State Senator Trying To Help Inmates Through Education

You can donate at NDSU's Renaissance Hall Suite 110 until March 15th.

FARGO, N.D. — According to the Prison Policy Initiative, over two million Americans are being held in the prison system. It’s one of the highest rates per capita in the world. That’s why former North Dakota State Senator Tim Flakoll started a book drive to help with inmate reform. “People have a chance to use them during their free time,…

Former ND Senator Launching Book Drive for Inmates

Donations will be accepted until March 15.

FARGO, N.D.–A former North Dakota Senator is working to launch a book drive for inmates. Tim Flakoll was a member of the North Dakota State Senate for 18 years. Now he is attempting to collect books to donate to jails for inmate reform efforts. Studies have shown that giving prisoners access to educational tools such as books can lower recidivism…

Oak Grove hosts rummage sale for mission trip fundraiser

The event is to raise money for student mission trips and other travel opportunities.

FARGO, N.D. – Oak Grove Lutheran School hosts it’s annual Rummage sale to raise money so that kids can have the opportunity to do mission trips and other travels. The school has been receiving donations since the summer. Items you will find in the sale include clothing, housewares, furniture, books, and toys. People at Oak Grove say they are excited…

Fifth Graders Embark on a “Bike to Books” Journey

The field trip is meant to prepare them for the next phase of their lives: middle school

FARGO, N.D. — They say knowledge is power, and these fifth graders are brushing up on theirs with both books and bikes. “It’s super fun because, like, you get to check out books and you get to bike, and I love to bike,” said 5th grader Bella Tesch. The idea of combining the two came to one Centennial Elementary School…

“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…

Volunteers Create Books for Visually Impaired Students

THE TACTILE BOOKS TEACH THEM BASIC CONCEPTS LIKE READING AND COUNTING

FARGO, N.D.  — Kids who can’t see don’t learn the same way students with vision do. In order to grasp concepts like reading and counting, they need to feel sensory objects, some of which others would simply throw away. “A lot of them came from the vision teachers because we collect a lot of what other people would say junk,…

Women United Volunteers Deliver May Day Book Baskets

The volunteers were able to distribute around 900 books

FARGO, N.D.– United Way is kicking off the start of May with its 8th annual May Day Baskets of Books event. Women United volunteers used the spring in their step to deliver baskets of books to kids in local child care centers. Between all of the volunteers, they were able to distribute around 900 books. “When you get out there…

Fargo–Moorhead PM Rotary Club Holds Bowling for Books Event to Promote Literacy

Proceeds will go towards giving dictionaries to third graders in the area

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Fargo–Moorhead PM Rotary Club is promoting literacy while also making it fun. People can go bowling and also donate books at the group’s Bowling for Books event. They can sponsor bowling lanes, and there’s also a silent auction. Proceeds raised will go towards giving dictionaries to third graders in the area. Money will also go towards CHARISM,…