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Trinity Lutheran hosts drive-thru Giving Tree

Church makes event socially distant amid COVID-19 pandemic

MOORHEAD, Minn. — This holiday season, Trinity Lutheran is living up to its motto of being a light to the community. Despite COVID restrictions, Pastor Nick Peterson says he wanted to make sure members could still participate in the annual Giving Tree. “Since we’re not able to gather for worship in person, our members were able to drive through and…

14th annual Fill the Dome food drive looks different amid the pandemic

Donations will be accepted through December 17th

FARGO, N.D. — This time of year, the FargoDome is usually filled with thousands of pounds of food donations to be given to struggling families. With the coronavirus still rampant, the Dome will remain empty this year, but the donations will continue to come in. The holiday season is a time for giving back, and the need for generosity is…

Stuff the Trailer helps local families enjoy Thanksgiving dinner

Donations collected will be hand delivered to nominated families

FARGO, N.D. — It’s the season of giving and two businesses are helping make sure no family goes without a Thanksgiving meal. With Thanksgiving around the corner, some families are without means to provide a complete meal for their loved ones. The Window World of Fargo and Krabbenhoft real estate have set up a ‘Stuff the Trailer’ event to collect…

Salvation Army kicks of season of giving with 2020 Kettle Campaign

Annual fundraiser helps support local families

FARGO-MOORHEAD – Are you hearing a ringing in your ear? You may not be alone. The Salvation Army is ringing their bells and kicking off its 2020 Kettle Campaign. The annual fundraiser is one of the organization’s largest campaigns. This year’s goal of $900,000 will go to help local families Due to the pandemic, things may be looking a little…

Humane Society of the Lakes experiences influx of baby animals, requests donations

The community will have two opportunities to see the puppies on Thursday.

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Moorhead Rotary Club Hosts Food Drive For Churches United

More than one hundred people stopped by the Moorhead Center Mall to donate items. 

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Russ Hanson grew up in a family that always lends a helping hand. The positive influence that surrounded him through childhood drove him to eventually join the Moorhead Rotary Club. “The community here as well as in other places has been very, very good to me, and this is one way that I can do something to…

Moorhead Legacy Education Foundation to hold mask drive for students in need

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Moorhead Legacy Education Foundation is planning a mask drive for students in need. The Foundation is collecting homemade or store-bought masks and monetary donations to purchase masks. Community members are encouraged to bring donations to the Probstfield Center for Education Door 3 between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Monetary donations can also be made online…

Gate City Bank Executive Chair Steve Swiontek Retiring After 40 Years Of Service

Steve says he's going to miss his day to day conversations with his co-worker but says he felt it was the right time to retire.

FARGO, N.D. — Swiontek first started out in Gate City right after graduating from NDSU in 1978. Steve worked his way up the chain and helped grow over 30 new locations, 600 jobs and 2 billion dollars in assets. He says he owes everything to his staff that work tireless to provide for both the customer and the community. Under…

Local Letter Carriers Host Virtual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

The food drive is currently accepting donations

FARGO, N.D.–Local mail carriers are hosting a virtual food drive to benefit Great Plains Food Bank, Emergency Food Pantry and Dorothy Day Food Pantry. Each year the National Association of Letter Carriers hosts the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, the largest single-day food drive in the United States. The event was postponed this year due to COVID-19. Local letter carriers…

Golden Drive Homeless Kids Delivers Donated Food To Local Youth Groups

The items were delivered to Youthworks and Fraser.

FARGO, N.D. – The organization was able to fill a trailer with more than 3,500 pounds of food and other items in just under six days. Organizer Sue Baron says this would not have been possible without the help of local companies like Gate City Bank and Advanced Auto. “The impact that this is going to make in just a…