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Fargo Somalis Celebrate the Election of a New President

Somalis hope the new president ushers in a new era of peace for the African country

FARGO, N.D. — February 8th was an exciting day for Somalis as a new president was elected for the first time in 25 years. Somalis in area say they’re enthusiastic and hopeful after their new president, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, stepped into office. “After 25 years of war, he’s the only person that out of all the Somalis in the world,…

Fargo Islamic Community Celebrates Halt on Immigration Executive Order

They also succeeded at removing parts of a house bill in North Dakota which would have allowed communities in the state to decide how many refugees they take in

FARGO, N.D. — Members of the Islamic community had two reasons to celebrate. One is the federal court ruling to block President Trump’s executive order. They also succeeded at removing parts of a house bill in North Dakota which would have allowed communities in the state to decide how many refugees they take in. It all started on the sidewalk…

The Fargo-Moorhead Community Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Students at Concordia College honor MLK and discuss why his legacy is so important to them

Concordia students say it’s a holiday that should be recognized on more than just one day of the year. The impact of Dr. King is something that students will take with them forever. “One of his quotes is ‘it’s a day on not a day off’. And that’s really important to me,” said Kaila Juntunene, who is Co-Chair of the…

Kids Got the Opportunity to Have a New Year’s Eve Party of Their Own

Fargo Public Library hosted a New Year's Eve party for kids of all ages

FARGO, N.D. Who says grownups are the only ones who get to party on New Year’s Eve? The Fargo Public Library hosted a kid-friendly New Year’s Eve party to countdown to noon. Festivities for kids of all ages were set up and had crafts, noisemakers, snacks and drinks. There was also a special toast once it hit 12 pm. “My…

Zoo Year’s Eve Provides Family Fun For the Holiday

The Red River Zoo holds a family-friendly New Year's celebration

FARGO, N.D. The Red River Zoo is helping families celebrate New Year’s Eve, or, as they’re calling it, Zoo Year’s Eve, and there was no shortage of fun. “Last year was our biggest year yet and this year is shaping up to be a big year too,” said Jeremiah Gard with the Red River Zoo. Free carousel rides, activity booths,…