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Valley City Leaders Declare Flood Emergency

They passed a resolution requesting emergency flood assistance.

VALLEY CITY, N.D .- Last week’s snowfall raised the Sheyenne River beyond flood stage. Now, the Baldhill Dam is being raised to prevent the lake from overflowing. “Right today it’s at 31, 3,100 feet per second, cubic feet per second, and they’re talking about tomorrow going to 3,500 cubic feet per second which takes us to the 15th foot range…

Lil’ Bitz Pumpkin Patch Celebrates Fall

It will be open through Halloween weekend

  FARGO, N.D. — There’s only three weeks left to get your pumpkins from the Lil’ Bitz Pumpkin Patch in Fargo. Mary Hoglund and her husband Garfield have been putting on the patch at their farm for 16 years. It used to be known as “The Pumpkin Patch” until it was changed to “Lil’ Bitz” three years ago. Aside from…

Fargo Park District Celebrating Everything About Autumn

there are 15 family-friendly carnival games at Rheault Farm

  FARGO, N.D. — With a change in the seasons Rheault Farms in Fargo is celebrating all the things that make fall so exciting. “Fall in Fargo” has 15 autumn–themed carnival games so families can celebrate with one another. Games like the straw maze and apple toss are free while face painting and any of the rides are available for…

How the West Fargo Park District Transforms Local Arena into Pumpkin Patch

Not only do families get to pick them out, but they get to bring them inside to decorate

WEST FARGO, N.D. — What better way to get into the fall spirit than picking pumpkins right in your neighborhood? The West Fargo Park District is bringing the farm style pumpkin patch and hay barrels to Veterans Memorial Arena. Not only do families get to pick them out, but they get to bring them inside to decorate. Many of the…

Fargo Park District Hosts Annual Fall Festival

The festival offers games and activities for the entire family to enjoy

FARGO–Fargo Park District is getting festive for the fall season with its annual Fall Festival. This is the 20th year Fargo Park District is hosting its annual Fall Festival. The festival offers games and activities for the entire family to enjoy. If you purchase an activity pass, you can participate in activities such as pumpkin decorating and horse-drawn carriage rides….

Store Offers Discount Wall to Help Teachers Shop for School Supplies

Art & Learn has a discount section

FARGO, N.D. — It may be summer but teachers still have to get school supplies for the fall. Art & Learn is a store in Fargo at the corner of 13th Avenue South and University Drive, which only sells school supplies and décor. Although they can’t discount everything in the store, owners say they do have a 75 percent off section….

UND Students Select New “Fighting Hawks” Mascot

Students were asked to select one of three designs composed by Rickabaugh Graphics of Ohio

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND has revealed its new mascot. The “Fighting Hawks” mascot was chosen by students through a special election this week. Students were asked to select one of three designs composed by Rickabaugh Graphics of Ohio. Funding for the design came from private donations. The mascot will make its debut in the fall. It’s expected to be…

Shoveling Snow: Know Your Risks

When you are shoveling, go slow, dress in layers and over your mouth, head and neck from the cold weather

NATIONAL — When it comes to shoveling snow, it’s important to remember there is a right way and a potentially harmful way. Doctors say shoveling snow causes significant strain on the body and if you have not been physically active throughout the year, it can put you at risk for many conditions. The activity can cause an increase in blood…

Getting SAD: Behind Seasonal Affective Disorder

A look at Seasonal Depression

Cloudy skies, snow, and frigid wind chills make it perfect weather for people to stay indoors, but seeing that weather from the inside can sometimes make people SAD with Seasonal Affective Disorder. SAD is a seasonal depression that occurs to people across the country, usually in the fall and winter, but sometimes can occur in the spring. Dr. Swati Dhankikar,…