Events

What to Expect During Welcoming Week 2019

It runs September 13-22

FARGO, N.D. — Ten years ago, cities across the country started making more of an effort in welcoming immigrants, refugees and newcomers to the states. But it wasn’t until five years ago that Fargo–Moorhead got on board. “I can’t imagine living in a world where everybody is the same and we all do the same thing, we don’t ever learn…

WFFD Launches EMS Bike Program to Better Respond to Emergencies at Big Events

Bikes are equipped with bags with supplies for traumatic injuries and tools for opening a persons's airway

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Fire Department launches its new EMS bike program that will make it easier to respond to emergencies at large events. “With the increase in population, with the density of the crowd, we know it’s going to happen,” Chief Dan Fuller said. Responding on bikes is already common for EMT’s and police officers, but West…

NDSU Promotes Public Health with Week Full of Events

Students, faculty, and all community members are welcome at the events

FARGO, N.D. – NDSU is celebrating National Public Health Week by offering a series of week-long events promoting the importance of public health. Some of the topics touch on vaping, women’s mental health, American-Indian public health, and the “me too” movement. Anyone in the community is welcome at the events. Dr. Abby Gold, the vice-chair of NDSU’s Department of Public…

Fargodome Welcomes PRCA Championship Rodeo

The rodeo offers seven different events for the over 200 contestants participating

FARGO– Grab your boots and head over to this year’s PRCA Championship Rodeo at the Fargodome. The rodeo offers seven different events for the over 200 contestants participating. Brady Jandreau, who was injured nearly three years ago at the rodeo and later starred in the movie, “The Rider,” will be at the rodeo. Jandreau says he doesn’t feel alive not…

Some Frostival Events Canceled, Moved Indoors Because of Cold

Attendees can check the Frostival website for updates

FARGO, N.D. — Frostival kicks off this evening, but there are some events that are canceled or have moved indoors because of the cold. The opening kickoff will still happen, but s’mores roasting and carriage rides are canceled. The cocoa cook–off has moved indoors. Tomorrow’s kickball tournament, dog sled races and human curling are canceled. Snowga,the Frosty Cup Competition, and Just…

Golden Drive Homeless Kids Gets Ready For Their Big Community Event

There will be plenty of activities for kids

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A golden event has been in the works for months, and tomorrow, Sept. 29, is the big day. Golden Drive Homeless Kids is getting ready for their sixth annual community event and bike run. They want to raise awareness for kids experiencing homelessness in the F–M area. There will be lots of activities like inflatables, games and…

FMWF Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Accomplishments Over the Past Year

State Senator Judy Lee of West Fargo was honored as this year's Legacy Leader

FARGO, N.D. — It’s more than just an annual meeting for the Chamber of Commerce; it’s also a celebration of all the organization has been able to accomplish. The meeting recognizes events, public policy, and member’s highlights from the last fiscal year. There are also awards for people who’ve put many years of service into the chamber and community. State Senator…

Block 9 Project Breaks Ground in Downtown Fargo

The project is set to be completed in 2020

FARGO, N.D. — The Block 9 Project, which will be a landmark building in downtown Fargo come 2020, broke ground. The $117 million project will include a building, plaza, and parking garage. It will be 18 floors and as tall as the Radisson Hotel. The space will be mixed-use and have a boutique hotel and restaurant, condos, and businesses. “We’re really…

“61 for 61” Events Benefit Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center

Funds raised will go towards a variety of programs

FARGO, N.D. –Sanford is having several activities this weekend as part of their “61 for 61” events that benefit the Roger Maris Cancer Center. Today, they had a radio–thon with 107.9 The Fox, a local radio station. Funds raised during all the events will go towards support programs, amenities for patients, clinical research, and training for staff. The fundraiser is…

West Fargo VFW Moves to New Location

The new space is nearly 11,000 feet

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo VFW is moving down the street from its old location to a brand new one in Sheyenne Plaza. The new space is nearly 11,000 square feet and has a full bar, restaurant, dance floor, and stage for parties and events. There is also a new POW/MIA Plaza outside of Sheyenne Plaza that’s set to…