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Yunker Farm Hosts Annual Independence Day Kid’s Celebration

Staff members say Yunker Farm is over 130-years-old

FARGO, ND — With train rides, puppets and paint, families got a kid friendly celebration at the farm. Yunker Farm hosted its annual kid’s celebration throughout the day. Many families showed up to create art, milk their water cow and bide their time before tonight’s fireworks shows. They learned some history about Independence Day and about the Yunker Farm building. Staff…

Celebrating Independence Day at Bonanzaville

This event includes a parade, shows put on by the volunteers, and a look at some of Bonanzaville's oldest buildings

WEST FARGO, ND — Celebrating America’s birthday requires taking a look back at our country’s rich history. Much of that history can be admired at Bonanzaville’s all-day Fourth of July event. This event includes a parade, shows put on by the volunteers, and a look at some of Bonanzaville’s oldest buildings. The historic museum complex is giving people the chance…

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…