Families

Local volunteers Are Fighting World Hunger One Meal At A Time

A local Fargo man spoke about his experience personally delivering the meals.

FARGO, N.D.- Chris Haugen of Fargo has been part of the mobile pack event for five years. “I was just kind of blown away when I got here, because I thought wow look at the speed these people are doing things. Look at the amount of food that is being packed in a short amount of time. I thought, I…

SpartanNash Foundation and Family Fare Make Donation to Great Plains Food Bank

Through the foundations annual scan campaign, the organization was able to raise 6,750 dollars.

FARGO/WEST FARGO, N.D – Through the foundation’ss annual scan campaign, the organization was able to raise $6,750. The campaign ran in October and November at Family Fare locations in Fargo and West Fargo. Since the it started in 2015, SpartanNash Foundation has donated over $35,000 to the Great Plains Food Bank. “The opportunity to give back to the community out…

Ninja Warriors In Fargo Put Their Endurance To The Test

Athletes have to finish the course in a designated amount of time

FARGO, N.D.- Four Star Ninja Academy hosted The Federation of International Ninja Athletics. “So, today we’re doing the endurance course. The endurance covers twelve different obstacles. Eight of them are going to be upper body, or in the air ,” says Dustin Hjelmstad, the co-owner, Four Star Ninja Academy. The academy opened July of last year. It was  a way…

Red River Zoo Hosts Zoo Year’s Eve For Kids and Families

Kids and families were able to do a countdown every hour.

FARGO, N.D.-  Zoo Year’s Eve is making sure kids get the New Years experience without going past their bedtime. “The zoo is our big chance to celebrate the new year with all our friends. And, so we have on every hour on the hour we have a countdown for the New Year for the kids . We have animal encounters…

An Employee At Clara Barton Starts Program Helping Kids And Families In Need

The program is servicing about 20 families from Clara Barton and Hawthorne Elementary Schools.

FARGO, N.D.- A year and a half ago, Julie saw Fargo South High School had a food pantry and she wanted to bring one to Clara Barton and Hawthorne Elementaries. “We started very small about a year ago and offered it for Thanksgiving and Christmas and now we’re down here,” says Julie Hetland the Office Assistant at Clara Barton Elementary. …

Essentia Health Unveils New NICU, Women’s and Children’s Unit

Patients are set to move in Monday

FARGO, N.D. — Essentia Health unveils its new $4.1 million NICU and Women’s and Children’s Unit. One doctor at Essentia had twins born prematurely three years ago, and seeing the new unit unveiled was especially meaningful for her. “The first time I came down, we’ve known this project was coming, so I was able to see when it was just…

Protect and Serve Before The Bell, Dilworth P.D Teams Up To Help With School Supplies

Protect and serve is going beyond the call of duty and the sound of a school bell. Dilworth Police camped out in front of Walmart to collect school supplies for kids going to Dilworth–Glyndon Felton schools. Cops collected supplies like pencils, folders and backpacks in the hopes of helping kids in need as school closes in for families. “We called…

Habitat for Humanity Holds Dakota Blitz Home Dedication Celebration

Three families are getting new homes

WEST FARGO, N.D. –Earlier this month, we told you about the Habitat for Humanity’s Dakota Blitz 3:10 project, which gives three families a place to call “home sweet home.” The Faizee family has always thought owning a home is part of the American Dream. Their family has lived in an unaffordable apartment since moving from Afghanistan. “Since we came to…

Habitat for Humanity and Blitz Home Builders Team Up to Build Three Houses in Ten Days

The West Fargo homes will go to three families

WEST FARGO, N.D. — It’ll soon be “home sweet home” for three families thanks to a project between Habitat for Humanity and Blitz Home Builders. The foundations of a new home are going up and it’ll be a huge step up for Alakiir Nhial, a single mother of five. The apartment she currently lives in is small and isn’t good for…

West Fargo Holds First Street Fair to Kick Off Schedule of Summer Events

Over 70 vendors selling everything from food to clothing were there

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The weather put a bit of a damper on the West Fargo Street Fair, but families were still able to enjoy the city’s first fair of its kind. More than 70 vendors were at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds selling everything from food to clothes and offering kids’ activities. The fair was originally planned for the POW/MIA…