Community

United Way Women United gathers the community to help local kids

The organization is raising money to improve the lives of impoverished children.

FARGO, N.D.- The annual event for the Women United group had a silent auction with over 140 items donated by local businesses. The event brought over 800 people together to ensure local kids get the best start in school and in life. All the money raised will go towards the work that United Way is doing to support children and…

NDSU Hosts Its Annual Fall Crawl

Students were able to show off their skills at the Wellness Center.

FARGO, N.D.- The roping competition is an opportunity for NDSU students and community members to go indoor rock climbing. The event brought the climbing community from the area together. Competitors of different skill levels had three hours to complete ten to fifteen routes. They were scored on the time it took them to complete those routes. The top five fastest…

Kurdish Community Holds Vigil In Moorhead

It was hosted by the Chira Global Development Organization

  MOORHEAD, MINN. — Impassioned speeches filled the room at the Trinity Lutheran Church as residents, public officials, and members of the Kurdish community came together to remember the lives lost but to carry on the hope for those still facing oppression overseas. For Azad Berwari, who grew up in the Iraqi section of Kurdistan. The conflict in Syria is…

Spooky guests visit downtown West Fargo for Halloween

This is the first year the city is hosting Halloween in its downtown area.

WEST FARGO, N.D.- There were some spooky guests at the POW/MIA Plaza as the city of West Fargo celebrates Halloween. Families enjoyed trick or treating all along Sheyenne Street with local businesses participating. They gave out candy with some businesses even doing some games and activities for the kids. First responders were also at the event giving out candy and…

Family Hosts Fundraiser For Lend A Hand

It's all a part of the Shannon Fettes Farha Family BBQ and Motorcycle run.

FARGO N.D. — Family and friends are raising money for Lend A Hand in the memory of a beloved family member. It’s all a part of the Shannon Fettes Farha Family BBQ and Motorcycle run. The event is named after Shannon, who lost her battle with Leukemia over three years ago. It’s the third year this fundraiser has been running…

Yearly Event Focuses on Replanting Trees Along Red River

It also teaches students the importance of taking care of the environment

FARGO-MOORHEAD – Students were among the volunteers who took the day off to give back to nature. They are planting thousands of trees and shrubs alongside the Red River to help sustain the river bank, build it up and help the water quality. “We love to have students out here actively engaged, getting dirty, planting the trees, so they’re learning…

The Chili Feed raises almost $70,000

Their original goal was 50,000.

FARGO, N.D. – Roers and Keller Williams hosts its 10th annual Chili feed for United Way of Cass Clay. Lunch-goers were able to sample 50 different chili styles, desserts and they voted for their favorite chili during the competition. “Ten years ago, we started as crack–pots in the break-room kitchen at Roers and KW and we decided to continue to…

JDRF One Walk Supports Those With Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease

FARGO, N.D. — The JDRF One Walk supports those with type 1 diabetes. The goal is turn Type One to Type None. Three JDRF ambassadors led the walk, and the youngest is 7-year-old Samuel Erdmann. He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes over a year ago, and it’s been quite the journey for him and his family. “We had a…

Baseballs Fans Meet Twins Legend in Moorhead

Baseball fans in Moorhead meet a former big–time slugger while supporting a good cause.

MOORHEAD, Minn. –Baseball fans in Moorhead meet a former big–time slugger while supporting a good cause. Former Twins Right Fielder Tony Oliva met with fans at The Zone Sports Cards and Memorabilia to sign autographs for fans both young and old. During Oliva’s time with the Twins, he was an eight–time all–star and three–time batting champion. Shoppers in the store…