Children’s

PetSmart Donates 2,600 Stuffed Animals to Sanford Children’s Hospital

They've been collecting donations since November

FARGO, N.D. — Kids will have something fluffy to hold onto when they go to the hospital. PetSmart donated more than 2,600 stuffed animals to Sanford. They’ve been collecting donations since November. This is the fourth year for the toy drive. The stuffed animals will be given out in the hospital and clinics at everything from checkups to emergencies to make…

United Way’s Women UNITED Luncheon Helps Expand Early Childhood Education

Proceeds go towards school supplies, counseling, and childcare

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of women gathered for United Way’s Women United luncheon, which helps kids get the best start they can in life. United Way says 90 percent of a child’s brain is developed before age 5, and that’s why it’s important to invest in early childhood education. “We want kids to reach their full potential. If they can enter…

Fergus Falls Community Breaks Ground on New Library

"I'm just most excited that this is happening for our community. We've seen the need for a number of years and as library staff we just want to fulfill the need for the community and provide the services the community wants"

FERGUS FALLS, Minn — The ground has officially been broken and Fergus Falls is ready to start construction on their new library. “Libraries change lives. These guys are a testament,” said Mayor Ben Schrierer. “I’ve watched libraries change the lives of my kids.” A crowd of community members gathered outside of the library and said they are excited to celebrate…

Erbert and Gerbert’s: Helping Sick Children for Every Sandwich Sold

Their goal is set at $3,000 for this year

FARGO, N.D. — A sub chain in the Valley is helping sick children every time they sell a sandwich. For every sandwich sold on Tuesday, Erbert and Gerbert’s will give one dollar to the Children’s Miracle Network at Sanford Children’s Hospital. All six locations across the Fargo, Moorhead, Bismarck and Grand Forks are participating. It’s the tenth year they’ve done…