Community

United Way of Cass-Clay Is Moving Locations

The organization has been in this same location since 1998.

CASS & CLAY COUNTIES- The organization want’s to be able to help more people in the community by allowing for more resources and volunteers. They say this project will have no impact on the current grants they are making to any of their current non-profit partners. United Way will not be using any of the dollars that were raised through…

Fargo-Moorhead Gay Men’s Chorus Hosts Spring Kickoff

The group of singers caught up together for a potluck and some practice

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead Gay Men’s Chorus hosted its 2020 spring kickoff. The group of singers caught up for the first time since their holiday concert with a potluck and some practice. The group went over plans for future concerts coming up this year, as well as, taking the time to allow more members to join their crew. The…

People Game Out At Nerd Year’s Day

Along with games of D and D there are also new comic books to enjoy.

FARGO, N.D. — Dungeons & Dragons, comic books and plenty of things to nerd out about. It’s all a part of Nerd Year’s Day at Paradox Comics and Cards. The store owner says the day is meant to give people an opportunity to be themselves and to meet other people with the same interests. Along with games of D and…

People Encouraged To Shop Local In Downtown Fargo For Plaid Friday

The event is all about encouraging shoppers to spend their Black Friday money not just on the big box stores

FARGO, N.D. — Downtown shops ask people to stay warm by throwing on plaid and score some good deals by shopping local. It’s all a part of the annual Plaid Friday in Fargo. The event is all about encouraging shoppers to spend their Black Friday money not just on the big box stores. A store manager says it’s important to…

North Dakota Department of Human Services Is Redesigning Its Social Services Program

They want to do this by restoring funding for the Parent Lead Program, expand crisis services capacity across regions, and sustain behavioral health prevention.

FARGO, N.D.- The organization has found there is a lack of consistent care across the state. “We’ve been putting a lot of focus working across legislative branch and executive branch working with the governor and First Lady Katherine, and looking at the services needed in order to improve our behavioral health system,” says Pam Sagness, Director, North Dakota Behavioral Health….

Remembering Lives Lost at Transgender Day of Remembrance Memorial In Moorhead

Organizers say this is a time to grieve and lay to rest members of the community.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Tristate Transgender is having its Transgender Day of Remembrance at the First Congregation United Church of Christ. This is the 10th time the group has held this memorial for lives lost. Organizers say this is a time to grieve and lay to rest members of the community. But it’s also a time for hope and to teach…

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…