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A Fargo Boy Is Celebrating Christmas A Little Bit Early This Year

He is currently fighting Leukemia for the second time.

FARGO, N.D.- Christmas is 7–year–old Grantley Johnson’s favorite time of the year. “When he first walked in here and saw how everything was set up, his face just got huge and he had a huge smile on his face, and I don’t think we’ve lost it yet. He’s running around here with his friends, family and stuff and he just…

Drekker Puts On Third Annual Fall Crafts Market

34 vendors were at the brewery

  FARGO, N.D. — While the local weather may not have been something to celebrate this weekend, local creations are. “We have over 34 makers that have set up shop. They have a huge variety of products that they’ve made from macrame goods to pet treats to hot mustard. They’ve come from Bismarck, the Lakes area and most are from…

West Fargo Spreads Holiday Cheer With Family-Friendly Celebration

There was a treat lighting ceremony, tours of the police department, and more

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The City of West Fargo put on a holiday celebration for families to enjoy. It’s a tradition that’s been going on for years; in fact, one organizer even grew up attending it. “It’s a struggle to get big events put together like this, but we have tons of businesses that are willing to come in clutch for…

Hundreds of Vendors Showcase Handmade Goods At “The Big One” Art and Craft Fair

It's been going on for 30 years in Fargo

FARGO,  N.D. — Over 200 vendors filled the Fargodome for the 30th annual “The Big One” Art and Craft Fair. All vendors make their own products and organizers say the size and variety of the show sets it apart from other similar events. Vendors showed off everything from jewelry to bags to home décor. There are also baked goods like jams…

Annual Downtown Fargo Street Fair Kicks Off

It was a rainy opening day but that didn't stop people from showing up

FARGO, N.D. — The Downtown Street Fair kicked off today, and despite the rainy start, there was no shortage of people who turned out. Dave Huebner, who sells ceramics at the fair, has been there almost every single year. “I flunked ceramics at SDSU… I’ve been working on getting a better grade ever since. To me it’s like a disease,…

Moorhead Center Mall Starts Indoor Street Fair

Those involved say it's an affordable outlet for artists who want to showcase their work

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Center Mall started its own indoor street fair that coincides with the Fargo Street Fair. Some stores are having special sales, and there are separate vendors showcasing their goods, too. Those involved say it’s a great outlet that’s also affordable for artists who want to showcase their work. “I think there’s a lot of really talented…

Fargo Parks District is Bringing More than the Play Ground to Parks this Summer

Fargo Park District is hosting a series of Park It! events this summer where kids can come out to the park and create take–home arts and crafts

FARGO, N.D. — It’s not officially summer without some outdoor fun and the Xcellent Art Staff are bringing their creativity to the parks! Fargo Park District is hosting a series of Park It! events this summer where kids can come out to the park and create take–home arts and crafts. The fun activities move each week to different neighborhoods and…

Kindergartners Learn from NDSU’s “Bug Man”

The Bug Man brought live bugs for the students to see

FARGO, N.D. — Kids at Eagle Elementary wrapped up a week learning about bugs with a visit from Don Carey, or NDSU’s “Bug Man.” Carey works at NDSU’s entomology department. He brought live bugs for the kids to see, like a centipede and tarantula. Kindergartners have been learning about a new bug every day of the week by making bug crafts…