Community

Organization hosts virtual welcome party for people new to the FM area

Organizers say their main focus this year was to provide people with things to do during the cold months.

FARGO-MOORHEAD -The Greater FM Economic Development Corporation welcomes new locals virtually amid COVID-19. About seven years ago, the organization saw people would often only stay for a short amount of time in the Fargo-Moorhead area because they didn’t feel connected to it. They saw an opportunity to create a twice a year welcoming for those looking to explore all that…

Local non profit hosts shopping relief event for community members

relief shoppers stay fashionably warm with donated goods

FARGO, N.D. — The relief shopping event hosted by the Life Packages for the Homeless non profit gave people the chance for an eventful weekend. People got the opportunity to shop until they dropped without having to spend a dime on items. “We’re not going to charge you for it. It’s 2020 things have come to a screeching halt for…

Community art piece goes up in West Fargo neighborhood

Art work installation brings exposure to River's Bend community and Fargo area.

WEST FARGO, N.D. -A community art piece is up for display in the River’s Bend neighborhood in West Fargo. The house-shaped artwork comes from The River’s Bend Corporation. The project’s goal is to bring exposure to the neighborhood and attractions, restaurants and businesses in the metro. The structure stands at 11 feet tall and features artwork from children from three…

ND E-Waste Company hosts event for Homeward Animal Shelter

One North Dakota man helped contribute a $100 donation by recycling a total of 20 computers.

FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota E-Waste company holds “Computers for a Cause” an electronic recycling event helping benefit a local animal shelter. The North Dakota E-Waste recycling event took place just outside of the Ramada and O’Clevy’s parking lot on 13th avenue. North Dakota E-Waste said for every computer donated, a $5 donation would help benefit the Homeward Animal…

Artist creates Downtown Fargo mural for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The goal of the campaign is to raise $30,000 dollars.

FARGO, N.D. – In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month,  The Real Men Wear Pink of Fargo-Moorhead is teaming up with a local artist to raise awareness. Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancers there is according to the American Cancer Society. Yet, misconceptions surrounding the disease still follow. Especially when it comes to the role…

COVID-19 task force creates #ForAllofUs campaign to promote wearing masks

They hope that through this campaign they are able to reach everyone.

FARGO, N.D. – The Red River Valley COVID-19 task force unveils a new campaign promoting and encouraging North Dakotans to mask up. The new mask campaign called #ForAllOfUs focuses on the individual and the collective reason on why wearing a mask is fundamental in protecting those in your community. The task force also announced the #forallofus website. People can find…

VA Healthcare Center opens new Resource and Referral Center in Fargo

FARGO, N.D– The VA Health Care System hosts a grand opening for its new Community Resource and Referral Center. It was created to provide resources to veterans who are at risk of becoming homeless and those who are already homeless. The facility has resources like a primary care clinic, food pantry, kitchen and computer lab. The opening ceremony was attended…

The Arts Partnership brings chalk art to Red River Zoo visitors

FARGO, N.D.– The Arts Partnership hosted its annual ChalkFest at the Red River zoo. Visitors at the zoo were greeted by local artists and their sidewalk drawings. The zoo also hosted several musicians as part of their collaboration with The Arts Partnership. The zoo says they host this event to encourage the community to support local art and local conservation….

Veterans Warrior Foundation Hosts 9th Annual Warrior Ride

The event is in support of local veterans

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The Veterans Warrior Foundation hosts its 9th annual warrior ride aimed to support local veterans. Participants had to pay a registration fee in order to be able to take part in the ride. Those who registered were able to drive to local restaurants and bars. After the ride, bikers gathered at the West Fargo VFW Post….