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Bonanzaville Puts Finishing Touches on an Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration

The historical site will have a day full of events including a parade, a concert and fireworks

WEST FARGO, ND — Bonanzaville is getting ready for one of its biggest celebrations of the year. The historical site is putting on its annual Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration. The festivities kick off at 10 a.m. and include a parade, kids’ activities, and a fireworks show at 10:30 p.m. For the staff at Bonanzaville, the day is about celebrating…

Verity Homes Donating Home Sales to Local Charities

Local charities are benefiting from a generous donation, thanks to Verity Homes and a national non–profit

WEST FARGO, ND — Local charities are benefiting from a generous donation, thanks to Verity Homes and a national non–profit. Verity Homes and HOPE International have teamed up for the “Homes for Hope” program. A ribbon cutting was held to celebrate the sale of two new homes in West Fargo and Bismarck that help promote affordable housing. The companies were…

West Fargo’s Viola Toppin Celebrates 103 Years at Twins Game

Viola has been following the Twins ever since they moved to Minnesota in the early '60s

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Viola Toppin’s 103rd birthday wish came true! We first told you last night that Viola planned to celebrate turning 103 by watching her favorite baseball team, Minnesota Twins, in person. The West Fargo woman was there in the stands today along with her family, enduring the rain and even made the jumbotron. Viola has been following the…

Fargo Public Library Kicking Off Summer with LEGO

Fargo public libraries held a LEGO kick off block party to encourage reading

FARGO, ND — Schools out and kids in the metro are kicking off summer right with a building extravaganza. All three Fargo Public Libraries are celebrating the beginning of summer with a celebration that also includes learning. A LEGO block party took place including all types of games, crafts and snacks. The point of the celebration was to encourage kids…

What Mother’s Day Means To Those in the Metro

Those in the community share Mother's Day memories and what the holiday means to them

FARGO, ND., — It’s a day to give all moms worldwide the recognition they deserve. “Oh it was the most wonderful thing in the world to be a mother,” said Susan Sheppard. “I mean they gave birth to us, they nursed us until now so we just have to thank them for what they have done,” said Hellen Thomsesey. “We…

Entire Metro Invited To Celebrate The Community

The party is designed to build a stronger community and welcome those who just joined it

FARGO, N.D.–The party that everybody is invited to is here once again. The Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation is hosting its semi–annual welcome celebration. The fun kicks off at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the Sanctuary Events Center. Activities will include performances from a number of local art groups. Whether you moved here in the last week, or in…

Are You Ready? The Fargo Marathon Starts Next Week

Marathon Week starts with the Cyclothon on Monday evening

FARGO, ND — It’s the annual event that has turned into a citywide celebration…the Fargo Marathon. It might be hard to believe that we are just days away from a jam packed week of marathon events. The marathon hits the streets of Fargo and Moorhead next weekend, but the Fargo Marathon is more than just the race on Saturday. “We’re really…

Local Churches Celebrate Easter at the Red River Zoo

Five different churhces held an Easter celebration at the zoo

FARGO, N.D. — Animals at the Red River Zoo had some extra company as thousands of people came out for some Easter fun. Kids and parents were hopping all throughout the Red River Zoo. Local churches in the F-M area hosted an Easter celebration a day early, but it’s not all about egg hunts and bunnies. They want to remind…

Prairie Business Magazine Celebrates the Region’s Leading Women

Among the honorees was Red River Broadcasting COO Kathy Lau

FARGO, N.D. — The Top 25 Women in Business honorees are being celebrated, including our very own Kathy Lau. She runs KVRR and is the Chief Operating Officer of Red River Broadcasting. Prairie Business Magazine is hosting a reception at the Radisson in Fargo for Lau and the 24 other top women in business. The celebration is designed to create…

Scholarly Achievement Recognized at Concordia Symposium

The Celebration of Student Scholarship highlights research performed by Concrdia students

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students at Concordia College showed off a year’s worth of research at the Celebration of Student Scholarship symposium. Approximately 350 students showed off results of their original, scholarly projects to a crowd at Memorial Auditorium. The entire school was invited to learn more about the 82 different research projects conducted by Concordia students. The symposium is designed…