CARA MUND

Miss America Cara Mund: Leadership bullied, silenced me

Courtesy: Tessie Jones PhotographyATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KFGO) – The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant’s current leadership, including Gretchen Carlson. In a letter sent Friday to former Miss Americas, Cara Mund says she decided to speak out despite the risk of punishment. Her letter is reminiscent of the movie “Mean Girls,” in…

ND & SD Girl Scouts Honored With Gold Awards

Nine girl scouts were awarded the 2018 Girl Scout Gold Award for their time and service dedicated to their communities

FARGO, N.D. – 9 girl scouts from North Dakota and South Dakota were awarded the 2018 Girl Scout Gold Award for their time and service dedicated to their communities. One award recipient devoted her project to a passion of hers. “It’s a program that focuses on girls on the prairie and what life was like before technology,” 2018 Girl Scout Gold…

Microsoft’s DigiGirlz Camp Teaches Girls About STEM Projects

FARGO, N.D. – In an effort to interest young girls in STEM based fields, Microsoft’s Fargo office hosted more than 100 girls for a DigiGirlz Camp. Miss America Cara Mund, a North Dakota native, spoke on behalf of the Miss America Organization. The girls also had the chance to hear from professionals in STEM related fields as well as learning…

NDSU Student Crowned Miss North Dakota

Katie Olson was crowned over the weekend in Williston

Photo Courtesy: Tessie Jones PhotographyWILLISTON, N.D. — We have a new Miss North Dakota. She is Katie Olson of Williston. Olson was crowned over the weekend in Williston. She is an elementary education major at NDSU. She succeeds Fargo’s Lizzie Jensen who assumed the crown when 2017 winner Cara Mund won the Miss America pageant last September. Mund was the…

Fargo Man Who Fights For Pension Protections Invited To State of the Union Address

Dennis Kooren Worked For UPS for 30 Years

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator Heidi Heitkamp has invited a former UPS driver from Fargo to be her guest during President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address. Heitkamp says Dennis Kooren has been a leader of the effort to protect the pensions of North Dakota workers and retirees. Kooren worked as a UPS driver in Fargo for 30 years…

“The Christmas Gift” Fashion Show Helping Local Families this Holiday Season

The Christmas Gift has raised over one million dollars since its start in 1990.

FARGO, N.D. — The holidays are all about giving back and spreading holiday cheer. The organization, The Christmas Gift, embodies just that. Each year it raises money to help a struggling family’s holiday dreams come true. The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear and tonight, The Christmas Gift is giving people a chance…

Miss America Raises Money for Charity at Fargo Clothing Store

Bismarck-native Cara Mund stopped by Laurie's clothing in south Fargo to raise money for Children's Miracle Network

FARGO, N.D. — The reigning Miss America Cara Mund, a native of Bismarck, stopped in Fargo to raise money for charity. Laurie’s, a fine clothing store in south Fargo, invited the public to a meet–and–greet with Cara. The stored accepted donations and gave 20 percent of their sales to the Children’s Miracle Network. Cara says she feels honored that the…

Miss America Homecoming Set for Bismarck

The 23-year-old Bismarck native won the competition last month.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ A homecoming party is scheduled in Bismarck next month for newly crowned Miss America Cara Mund. The 23-year-old Bismarck native won the competition last month. She’s the first winner from North Dakota in the history of the nearly century-old scholarship pageant. The welcome-home party is scheduled Nov. 4 at the Bismarck Event Center, starting at 3…

Miss North Dakota Cara Mund Crowned Miss America 2018

North Dakota's First Ever Miss America

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Here she is: Miss North Dakota has been crowned Miss America 2018. Cara Mund bested a field of 51 competitors from each state and the District of Columbia during the weeklong event’s finale Sunday night in Atlantic City. Miss America 2017, Savvy Shields, former Miss Arkansas, placed the crown on her teary-eyed successor’s head as the…

Last Year’s First Runner-Up Becomes Miss North Dakota

Will Compete For Miss America Title In The Fall

Courtesy: Tessie Jones PhotographyWILLISTON, N.D. — Cara Mund of Bismarck is this year’s Miss North Dakota. Mund was crowned Saturday in Williston and will compete for the title of Miss America in Atlantic City in September. She also won the Community Service Award at the state pageant. Mund founded the annual Make-A-Wish fashion show in Bismarck. She started the fundraiser…