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Red River Valley Fair Opens First Day Despite Rain

New attractions and carnival, including 40 new rides, officially open at the Red River Valley Fair

WEST FARGO, N.D. — It’s a gloomy beginning for the Red River Valley Fair, but despite the chance of thunderstorms, officials say the fair will go on as planned, and there is no need for safety concerns.  And, if you’re one of the fair-goers willing to brave a little bit of rain, you may be daring enough to try some…

The Money You Spend on These Items Ensures Workers Receive a Living Wage

First Congregational Church of Christ in Moorhead is selling all different types of fair trade goods that communities benefit from

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you’re looking to spend money that ensures workers receive a living wage, we have just the place for you. First Congregational Church of Christ in Moorhead is selling all different types of fair trade goods that communities benefit from. Not only can you walk away with something new to add to your home or wardrobe, but…

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…

Changes Coming to the Minnesota State Fair

The projects will be funded through State Fair operating revenue and grants from the Minnesota State Fair Foundation

  REGIONAL — The Minnesota State Fairgrounds is getting an $11.1 million face-lift. The State Fair’s board of managers on Sunday approved $7.2 million in capital improvements and $3.8 million in maintenance projects for the coming year. The work will include construction of a new restroom and new pet exhibition area, improvements to the livestock complex and upgrades to infrastructure….

Miss America, Cara Mund, Named ND State Fair Grand Marshal

Miss America and Bismarck native, Cara Mund has been selected as this year's grand Marshal

MINOT, ND — The North Dakota State Fair has named its 2018 parade Grand Marshal. Miss America and Bismarck native, Cara Mund has been selected as this year’s grand Marshal. The 23-year-old won the crown of Miss America in September and is the first winner from North Dakota in the history of the national pageant. Mund will preside over the…

Vintage Media Up for Sale at the Eighth Annual Record Fair

Records, cassettes, books and CD's ranging in price from $1 to $200 were available

FARGO, N.D. — Since organizers started the Fargo Record Fair eight years ago, they say it’s become bigger than they ever expected. Physical media connoisseurs thumbed through more than 100,000 records to add to their collection.  Cassettes, books and CD’s from $1 to $200 were also available. Organizers say they started the fair because they wanted to bring the Valley’s music…

Shoppers Pack Broadway on the Last Day of the Fargo Street Fair

From crafted Wisconsin cheese to handmade sculptures, people came from all over to take part in the outdoor shopping and munching

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Street Fair is on its last day for the season, and the streets of downtown were packed.  From crafted Wisconsin cheese to handmade sculptures, people came from all over to take part in the outdoor shopping and munching. Visitors pushed through the summer heat for the fair’s vendors and performers.  Local businesses and stores were…

42nd Annual Downtown Fargo Street Fair Kicks Off

The Downtown street fair starts today with more than 200 vendors set up

FARGO, ND — A little bit of rain and cloudy weather didn’t stop the 42 Annual Street Fair from kicking off in Downtown Fargo. It’s one of Fargo’s biggest events of the year, bringing in more than 200 vendors for three days only. With all kinds of shopping, you can get tons of different items including jewelry, paintings, or the…

Clay County Fair Opens in Barnesville

This is the week to get out and about with multiple fairs and activities throughout the region

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — This is the week to get out and about with multiple fairs and activities throughout the region. The Clay County Fair is back for the season and the community is ready for summer fun. “It’s about family and families getting together,” said Ross Rehder, the Poultry Department Supervisor. Whether you are new… “This is my very first time…

Fargo’s Downtown Preparing for Street Fair

It is one of Fargo's biggest events of the year

  FARGO, ND — Broadway downtown is shut-down as vendors prepare for the 42nd Annual Downtown Fargo Street Fair. The fair is a collection of arts, crafts and food from hundreds of vendors. It is one of Fargo’s biggest events of the year. It kicks off tomorrow morning at 10 and wraps up Saturday afternoon at 5. LinkFM has expanded…