books

Artist Touring All 50 States in 50 Weeks Stops in Moorhead and is Coming Back to the Valley

He has dropped numerous songs and just released a book called Relapse: A Love Story

MOORHEAD, Minn. — An American singer, songwriter, poet and author is living out his dream by touring 50 states in 52 weeks with his wife who is now in remission. Robert Hunter stopped at Junkyard Brewing in Moorhead last night and says if it wasn’t for his wife, who was battling with an aggressive form of cancer, he never would…

Moorhead Library Holds Use Book Sale

All proceeds go towards funding library programs

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you consider yourself a bookworm, then you are going to love all the books you can get for a low price at the library’s book sale. Friends of the Moorhead Library held a used book sale where people could buy books for five dollars a bag. Paperbacks and hardcovers of all genres were available to snag. All…

United Way Celebrates May Day with Baskets of Books

They filled traditional May Day baskets with books instead of candy

FARGO, N.D. — United Way of Cass–Clay celebrated May Day with a special twist on traditional May Day baskets. They filled the baskets with books instead of flowers and candy. “While as fun candy and treats are in a May Day basket we decided to put books in those May Day baskets because we wanted to make sure kids are prepared…

Fargo Public Library Celebrates Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

“Seusstastic Celebration” includes story time, games, and cake

FARGO, ND — Children at Main Library celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday with story time, games, and crafts. Some people dressed up as characters from his stories. There was even a birthday cake dedicated to the famed author. Dr. Seuss’ official birthday is March 2, but children can celebrate throughout his birthday month. Organizers say they want children to become lifelong readers….

McKinley Elementary Celebrates Dr. Seuss’ Birthday With Books, Green Eggs and Ham

people from the community showed up to read the books to students

  FARGO, N.D. — As part of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, kids at McKinley Elementary celebrated with none other than some green eggs and ham. It’s also Read Across America Day which is why firefighters, police officers and NDSU football players also attended the breakfast. They read books to students as a way to celebrate not just reading but the community as…

Vintage Media Up for Sale at the Eighth Annual Record Fair

Records, cassettes, books and CD's ranging in price from $1 to $200 were available

FARGO, N.D. — Since organizers started the Fargo Record Fair eight years ago, they say it’s become bigger than they ever expected. Physical media connoisseurs thumbed through more than 100,000 records to add to their collection.  Cassettes, books and CD’s from $1 to $200 were also available. Organizers say they started the fair because they wanted to bring the Valley’s music…

Moorhead City Council Passes Hate Crime Resolution

Resolution written by Moorhead Council Member Mari Dailey calls for an "inclusive community."

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead City Council passed a hate crime resolution which targets recent hate speech in the metro. Resolution written by Moorhead Council Member Mari Dailey calls for an “inclusive community.” Council says the resolution will put Moorhead on record as a community which officially condemns hate crimes. Mayor Del Rae Williams said this resolution was written shortly after…

Fall Story Time Series at the Fargo Public Library

14-Week Storytime Sessions are Offered For Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Families at the Fargo Public Library

FARGO, ND —  If you’re looking for a place that has a story time for your kid to enjoy, look no further. The Fargo Public Library officially started up their fall story time series for toddlers, preschoolers and families. The 14–week program is free and allows your kid to attend one session per week. Story time is offered at three…

“Hardline Sexual Ideology”: West Fargo Public Library Refuses to Remove LGBT Book Display

She says the material is not intended to judge or promote, but to inform the public on these social issues

WEST FARGO, ND — Two state legislators are speaking out against a library for putting LGBT books on public display. Representatives Ben Koppelman and Chris Olson of West Fargo were contacted by people unhappy with the West Fargo Public Library’s LGBT book display. Olson called it “radical, hardline sexual ideology.” He said he has no problem with the book itself,…

Babies Bouncin’ All Over the Moorhead Library

The Moorhead Library continues to hosts it 'Baby Bonunce'

MOORHEAD, Minn. — School’s out for the summer but babies are getting a head start in their education. Each week, the Moorhead Library hosts ‘Baby Bounce’ for toddlers up to three-years-old. Kids and their caregivers are able to participate in sing-a-longs, readings of short stories and bubble time. Organizers said it’s important for little ones to learn the importance of…