Code Ninjas launches contest to support families impacted by COVID-19

The winners will be notified the week of July 10. 

FARGO, N.D.–Code Ninjas Fargo is launching a contest to give back to the Fargo-Moorhead community. The contest is part of a Code Ninjas’ national campaign to give 100 free camps to deserving families impacted by COVID-19. The contest begins June 15 and runs through June 28. Owner of Code Ninjas Fargo, John Rader, said, “At Code Ninjas Fargo, we’re proud…

ND County Auditors Launch 4th Grader Election Sticker Contest

The winner will be revealed in April 2020.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota County Auditors Association has created a contest for fourth grade students to design a new “I Voted” sticker to be used in the 2020 Election. Students can create a color design on the forms distributed by county auditors. The designs must include the words “I Voted” and must fit in the oval on the forms. Entries…

ValleyCon Ready for Halloween

The kids were able to show off their favorite characters

FARGO, N.D.- Spiderman, Elsa, Mario, and Superwoman made a special appearance in Fargo as part of ValleyCon’s annual kids’ costume contest. The kids strutted their stuff on the runway, while also answering questions. “We’ve been doing this for about four years, and we’ve been coming here to hang out, we volunteer at some points,” said Aurora and Abby, who were…

14 Brave Students Compete in Eggnog Chugging Contest

Contestants try to chug a quart of eggnog

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Fourteen brave students signed up to compete in quite the competition to get in the holiday spirit: Park Christian’s annual eggnog chugging contest. Whoever can chug one quart of eggnog the fastest is the winner. Other students cheered the contestants on as they downed the drink as fast as they could. The Student Council organized the event to…

Kilstone Brewing Holds “Pups on the Patio” Fundraiser

They had a costume contest for dogs

FARGO, N.D. — Kilstone  Brewing teamed up with “4 Luv of Dog Rescue” to raise awareness about rescuing animals in need. They had a puppy photo booth, along with a costume contest for dogs. There were free samples of homemade dog treats. Every person who registered got a free beer. “There are far too many dogs and cats out there that…

Surprise Donation of $10,000 Awarded to Local Organization

Gate City Bank has donated more than one million reusable blue bags since 2007 and now they are celebrating that milestone

FARGO, ND — Gate City Bank has donated more than one million reusable blue bags since 2007 and now they are celebrating that milestone. The bank donated $10,000 to the Emergency Food Pantry as a part of their celebratory contest for reaching this goal. In spirit of the holidays, the bank wanted to recognize the important organizations in our communities….

Sanford Health HealthCare Accessories Hosts Costume Contest for Kids

Parents said this is a great way to celebrate Halloween without facing the usual negative stigmas

FARGO, ND — Several monsters, characters and superheroes competed in a costume contest for physically challenged children. The annual Halloween Costume Party at Sanford Health HealthCare Accessories was attended by hundreds of families. Kids marched in a costume parade, enjoyed snacks and spent time surrounded by people who understand their disability. A mother told us when she takes her son…

Churches United Fundraiser: Annual Soup Competition Helping the Homeless in the Metro

The Gourmet Soup Kitchen is one of the biggest fundraisers for Churches United

FARGO, ND — Hundreds of business and political leaders throughout the metro are helping the homeless with competing soup recipes. About 40 soup recipes line the tables at the Holiday Inn in Fargo. “Everything from knoephla to one that is made with cheddar and apples,” said Lisa Richmond, Member Relations Director with Churches United It’s for one of the biggest…

TOWN OF THE YEAR: Abercrombie Shatters Voting Records with More Than 150,000 Votes

The town of around 280 people received more than 150,000 votes in the final round

ABERCROMBIE, ND — Abercrombie, North Dakota shattered all previous voting records to win our Town of the Year Contest. The town of around 280 people received more than 150,000 votes in the final round. Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec spent the day getting to find out what make this town tick. Rob met one of the nominators of Abercrombie for Town…

North Dakota Governor’s Photo Contest Underway

Photographers will be judged on their ability to showcase North Dakota as a Legendary travel destination

“Watching the sunset at Double Ditch” by Nick Hornbacher – 2016 Governor’s Photo Contest “Best in Show”  NORTH DAKOTA — Grab your camera and get outside. Your snapshots of the things to do and see in North Dakota could earn you cash and be published. The 2017 North Dakota Governor’s Photo Contest is underway through August 31. Photographers will be…