Downtown Fargo

Downtown Fargo memorial honors fallen homeless victims

"I think a lot of people don't recognize how many individuals are homeless on any given night within our community."

FARGO, N.D. — A service in Downtown Fargo honors the homeless who have lost their lives while having no place to call home. The Fargo-Moorhead Coalition to End Homelessness sets up the memorial every year on the winter solstice. The night symbolizes the longest night of the year which brings awareness to the cold and long winter nights the homeless…

Reindeer Ranch helps bring Christmas spirit to Downtown Fargo

Members of the community were excited by their appearance at holiday event

FARGO, N.D. — People from all over the metro showed up downtown to participate in classic winter events such as ice skating, taking family photos, and listening to Christmas music. But one thing many people don’t do every year… is hang out with some reindeer. Reindeer Ranch owner Vernon Hoselton has a herd of his own, and enjoys bringing them…

Downtown protest blames COVID-19 pandemic on animal consumption

Event coordinator seeks to prevent future pandemics

FARGO, N.D. — A Saturday protest in downtown Fargo planned by the PETA organization resulted in a smaller turnout than expected. Event coordinator, Trey Wharton singularly sought to bring awareness towards ending animal consumption to downtown shoppers as they walked by, by holding up signs catering some of PETA’s slogans and opinions. The message behind Saturday’s protest was to voice…

Holiday Headquarters helps support of locally owned businesses

"The strong focus is to highlight that downtown businesses are still open..."

FARGO, N.D. – Downtown Fargo kicks off the holiday season with shopping events in support of small businesses. The community downtown is making the holiday shopping experience more enjoyable with a few countdown-to-Christmas shopping events. “The strong focus is to highlight that downtown businesses are still open we’re still needing the community support to support local businesses and shops this…

LIVE: Warm Hands, Warm Hearts Helps Give People In Need Winter Gear

Program Looking To Expand In Its 2nd Year

  A growing number of businesses are helping people in need get the warm winter gear they need this season. The Downtown Community Partnership’s Warm Hands, Warm Hearts drive is up and running. Participating businesses have a tree set up in their store stocked with gently used hats, gloves and scarves. Anyone can come and take items no questions asked,…

Infrastructure updates and street art among topics explored at Eggs and Issues

The Chamber's event gives look at ideas for downtown areas for FMWF

FARGO, N.D. – It’s the lowdown on the downtowns in the metro. Some of Fargo’s downtown projects are bringing more art to the streets, creating additional parking and building businesses near Main Avenue’s new roundabout. Downtown Moorhead Inc. is working with the city and community to give it a makeover. Their master plan is starting with the reconstruction of Center…

Fargo Man Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges For His Alleged Involvement in Downtown Riot

During the riot, federal prosecutors say Toa was seen inciting violence by jumping on top of an occupied police car and breaking the windshield.

FARGO, N.D. — Federal prosecutors say there is probable cause to believe 30-year-old Errick Toa committed civil disorder. They claim he unlawfully obstructed law enforcement and impeded commerce. During the riot, they say Toa was seen inciting violence by jumping on top of an occupied police car and breaking the windshield. Multiple squad cars were damaged during the night. OneFargo…