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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,…

Fargo Force Delivers Donated Books to the Boys and Girls Club

About 300 books went to 100 kids

FARGO, N.D. — Kids at the Boys and Girls Club of the Red River Valley got to pick out books to take home thanks to Fargo Force hockey players. The Force hosted a book drive last month where people could donate books at the games. Those who donated got a free game ticket for each book. The Boys and Girls Club…

Are You a Fargo Force Fan? Here’s How to Get Free Tickets this Weekend!

Fargo Force staff say this is a great way for them to promote the importance of reading and education for students of all ages

FARGO, N.D. — Calling all students: Are you a Fargo Force fan and want free hockey tickets for this weekend? Here’s your chance. If you bring a book to Scheels Arena and drop it off by the box office before Thursday and Friday’s game, you will get one ticket per book. All of the books will be donated to kids…

Paradox Comics-N-Cards Holds “Back to the Books” Sale

Their 25th is anniversary is also coming up

FARGO, N.D. — If you’re looking for a good deal on comics and games, you might be able to find one with back to school season. Paradox Comics–N–Cards is having a back to school sale where everything in store is 20 percent off. Their 25th anniversary is also coming up which means more special events are in the near future. Those…