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Dilworth Police Officers Hauling Donated Supplies to Harvey Victims in Texas

Police Chief Ty Sharpe says bottled water, diapers, groceries, pet food and Walmart gift cards are among the items being accepted

DILWORTH, Minn. — Two people from the Dilworth Police Department plan to take a truck and trailer of supplies to Texas to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. It’s parked at Walmart in Dilworth and it’s filling up fast. Police Chief Ty Sharpe says bottled water, diapers, groceries, pet food and Walmart gift cards are among the items being accepted. Non-perishable…

Jamestown Animal Shelter Taking in Animals from Louisiana

The shelter is expected to get up to four dogs in the next week.

1/7 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/7 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/7 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/7 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/7 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/7 Show Caption Hide Caption 7/7 Show Caption Hide Caption JAMESTOWN, ND — Prairie Paws in Jamestown is getting animals from Louisiana shelters to make room for animals stranded by Harvey. The shelter is expected…

Beware of Donating to Harvey Victim Scams

Also watch out for fraudulent charitable solicitations that prey on the goodness of people seeking to help those in need

  NATIONAL — People are being advised to watch out for scams in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. They could include unsolicited email, social media messages, crowdfunding pitches or telephone calls promoting investment pools or bonds to help storm victims. Investors are also being warned about bogus water-removal or purification technologies, electricity-generating devices and distressed real estate remediation programs. Also…

Application Deadline for Hay Lottery Approaching

The hay will be distributed through a lottery drawing early next month

  NORTH DAKOTA — Time is running out for drought-impacted ranchers in the Northern Plains to apply for a hay lottery. The application deadline for ranchers in the Dakotas and Montana is Thursday. North Dakota’s Agriculture Department, NDSU and the Michigan-based nonprofit Ag Community Relief earlier this month announced the program to accept hay donations at a site near the…

Greywind’s Family, Volunteers Begin Search of Buffalo River State Park

Volunteers came to the park to begin searching with Savanna's boyfriend and family members

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — Family members say they were given information that an unknown signal was detected coming from within Buffalo River State Park. Police in Clay County are not conducting a search there at this time, so some decided to take it into their own hands. Volunteers came to the park to begin searching with Savanna’s boyfriend and family…

People Climb Over the Edge to Help At-Risk Children

Over the Edge and Charism invited people to conquer the eight story challenge while raising funds and awareness for at risk children

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds walked by the Black Building and gazed up at dozens of people rappelling down the side of the building. The exhilarating and heart pounding climb gave rappellers a once-in-a-lifetime experience while also supporting Charism. “People love downtown Fargo, people love Fargo and their like what a fun thing to bring here to really highlight this great…

Historic Church Seeking State Grants to Replace its Entire Roof

The more than a century old building has begun to show its age

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead church built in the 1800’s is in need of a new roof. The architect who designed it also worked on the U.S. Supreme Court building. Neighbors from a few houses down and from around the world gather under a piece of history every Sunday. “I love this church,” said Barbara Glasrud. “My husband and I…

United Way Distributes Backpacks Full of School Supplies to Needy Students

The United Way School Supply Drive has been going on through the summer and families are ready to pick up their supplies.

FARGO, N.D. — From their fifth annual lemonade stand to accepting donations, United Way has been hard at work gathering school supplies for the upcoming school year. The 19th Annual United Way School Supply Drive has been going on throughout the summer and kids and families are ready to pick up their supplies. “We are so incredibly grateful for all…

Golden Drive Donates Proceeds of Annual Community Event to Youthworks

Youthworks is a nonprofit organization in Fargo that provides programs for runaway, homeless and street youth who are experiencing struggles at home, in life or at school

FARGO, N.D. — After this year’s Golden Drive Homeless Kids Annual Community event, organizer Susan Baron decided to donate 100 percent of the proceeds to Youthworks. Youthworks is a nonprofit organization in Fargo that provides programs for runaway, homeless and street youth who are experiencing struggles at home, in life or at school. Sue explained that it was important to…

Dilworth Family Sets Up Lemonade Stand to Help Kids Buy School Supplies

After a Dilworth family became inspired by a philanthropic lemonade stand, they decided to set up their own

DILWORTH, Minn. — After a Dilworth family became inspired by a philanthropic lemonade stand, they decided to set up their own. Giggles and Wiggles held their fifth annual lemonade stand this morning. Kevin and Brooke Spaulding decided to continue the tradition at the Loco Daze Parade with their three kids. Family and friends decked out in United Way shirts, set…