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Fargo Police Officer, Hometown Hero Honored With Thunderbirds Flight

POLICE OFFICER MATT NIEMEYER IS NAMED HOMETOWN HERO

FARGO, N.D. — Officer Matt Niemeyer didn’t get into police work for the awards. But going above and beyond his call of duty lands him the Hometown Hero award and a ride in the Air Force Thunderbirds’ F–16. “I never would’ve thought something like this would come from that. I think everybody gets into the job because they want to…

Downtown Fargo Street Fair Begins

THIS YEAR'S FAIR IS BRINGING NEW ACTIVITIES, VENDORS AND MUSIC

  FARGO, N.D. — When you hear of the Downtown Fargo Street Fair, you probably think of crafts, art and, of course, food. This year’s street fair is bringing fresh vendors, activities and music to the streets of downtown. A scavenger hunt, stage for local and outside artists to perform on and petting zoo are just part of the fun….

Free Slides and Swimming Make For A Splashy Afternoon

The Moorhead Municipal Pool Hosted Its Annual 'Summer Splash' Event

MOORHEAD, MN. — Moorhead Municipal Pool hosted its annual Summer Splash with games, bouncy slides and free swimming. Booths outside of the pool were set up by Essentia Health and Sanford Safe Kids. The event also included free Pepsi products. The event was cancelled last year because of bad weather. Although attendance was a little lower than previous years, the…

Camp K9 Hosts Grand Opening

MUSIC, TREATS AND PRIZES WERE ALL PART OF THE DOG DAY CARE'S OPENING CELEBRATION

FARGO, N.D. — The family–owned dog day–care center Camp K9 has been open since January, but just hosted its grand opening. You can find this “palace for pups” on 32nd Avenue near the Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch. The father, mother and daughter team at Camp K9 say they’ve taken care of dogs their whole lives, and decided to open…

Josef’s School of Hair, Skin & Body Teaches Young Girls Confidence in Beauty

The Beauty Camp Focuses on Enhancing Young Girls' Natural Beauty and Self-Confidence

FARGO, N.D. — From magazines to blogs and social media, beauty standards are everywhere. It can be especially difficult for younger people to feel confident in the skin they’re in. Josef’s School of Hair, Skin & Body is hosting a beauty camp, where senior cosmetology students work one-on-one with teenage girls. They teach them about everything beauty-related, from hair to…

This Lemonade Stand Is a Little Sweeter Than Most

How A Local Daycare Center is Inspiring Change in The Community, One Lemonade at a Time

FARGO, N.D. — Back to school season isn’t much fun for most students, but it can be even more difficult for those in need. What started out as a front yard fluke seven years ago has now turned into an annual event, where children and their families from Wiggles & Giggles, a local in-home child care center, host a lemonade…

Cherries for Charity Fundraiser Begins at Local Hornbacher’s

The Proceeds Benefit Women in Need at YWCA Cass Clay and Rape and Abuse Crisis Center

FARGO-MOORHEAD — Hornbacher’s is doing more than just providing your groceries. For the next week, all eight locations in Fargo and Moorhead are hosting the 37th annual Cherries for Charity fundraiser. For every pound of cherries sold, Hornbacher’s and the Fargo-Moorhead Cosmopolitan Club will donate 25 cents to the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center and YWCA Cass Clay. “The collaborative…

Red River Valley Fair Opens First Day Despite Rain

New attractions and carnival, including 40 new rides, officially open at the Red River Valley Fair

WEST FARGO, N.D. — It’s a gloomy beginning for the Red River Valley Fair, but despite the chance of thunderstorms, officials say the fair will go on as planned, and there is no need for safety concerns.  And, if you’re one of the fair-goers willing to brave a little bit of rain, you may be daring enough to try some…

MN AG Keith Ellison Holds Listening Session in Fergus Falls

This is the 15th one he's done since taking office

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. –People get to share their concerns with Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison at his 15th listening session. The issues people brought to Ellison were wide-ranging, but he says they all center around two themes. “They’re all about affording your life and living with dignity and respect,” he said. Tim Barry of Fergus Falls came to ask if…