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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: …

Kindred Public Library Wants Everyone To Keep Reading

They Are Offering Curbside Pickup and Delivery Options, West Fargo Public Library To Also Offer Curbside Pickup

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption KINDRED, N.D. — Kindred Public Library is making sure everyone still has access to good books to read during the pendemic. They are providing curbside pickup at the library and delivery in Kindred and Walcott for those who are unable to get to the library. Two Little Free Library sites…

Former ND State Senator Uses Drive To Donate Over 1,000 Books For Inmates

Flakoll says he's gotten books from more than 10 states and more kept coming in to show their support.

FARGO, N.D. — Tri-College Provost Tim Flakoll is giving a big helping hand to the Cass County Jail. The former North Dakota State Senator dropped off over 1,500 books as a part of his book drive for inmates. Flakoll says he was going to wait until after the pandemic to make the delivery, but changed his mind after he found…

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…