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The Perfect Cure for Cabin Fever? An Arena Filled with Bouncy Houses

Bouncin' Bash was set up at the Veterans Memorial Arena For A Weekend of Fun

WEST FARGO, N.D. — More than 100 kids, teens and adults spent the afternoon in bouncy houses and obstacle courses. The cause which organizers were trying to support was simple — getting kids to have fun. Veterans Memorial Arena was filled with more than 20 inflatable obstacle courses for a day filled with fun. They also had ‘Kiddie Land,’ a…

Body Recovered from Mississippi River; Believed to be of Missing St. Cloud College Student

The body was taken to Ramsey County for an autopsy and official identification

  ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Stearns County authorities say they have recovered a body from the Mississippi River and believe it to be missing St. Cloud State University student Jesse Dady. Authorities say at about 6:20 p.m., divers recovered a body in the Mississippi River just south of the Veterans Bridge. The body was taken to Ramsey County for an…

Fargo Police Connect with the Community over Cups of Cocoa

Officers dedicated a few hours of their day to play games with the community

FARGO, N.D. — Police officers took a break from patrolling the streets and spent some down time with the community.  Fargo officers hosted Cocoa with a Cop, visiting with families and friends. Movies, coloring and games were set up alongside tables stocked with cookies and cocoa. Officers say this event gives them a chance to bond with people in the…

Moorhead Police Searching for Suspect in Hijab Harassment Case

Despite previous media reports, charges are possible if they find the suspect

MOORHEAD, Minn. — After a Moorhead woman was harassed for wearing her hijab, officers say charges against the suspect are possible, contrary to other media reports. They are still trying to figure out exactly who the suspect is. Family members say Fardoso Mohamed was shopping in the Moorhead Hornbacher’s with her one-year-old son on Monday when an older man asked Mohamed…

GiGi’s Playhouse Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

The goal of World Down Syndrome Day is to spread acceptance, kindness and generosity for those with the disorder throughout the community

FARGO, N.D. — It’s World Down Syndrome Day and parents, families and others are celebrating. GiGi’s Playhouse in Fargo held its 2nd Annual Balloon Release to celebrate that extra 21st chromosome in those with Down syndrome. Following the balloon release, there were refreshments and playhouse tours. The goal of World Down Syndrome Day is to spread acceptance, kindness and generosity…

Downtown Fargo Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

The St. Patrick's Day parade took over downtown Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — The Irish spirit was felt all throughout downtown Fargo. For Timothy O’Leary, there are only four words to describe the atmosphere. “Very festive and happy,” said Timothy O’Leary. St. Patrick’s Day isn’t until next Friday, but those in the F-M area say it’s never too early to get your Irish on. “It’s cold, but people are loving…

West Fargo Community High School Tackles Fundraising to Fight Cancer

Carnival set up to help raise funds to fight cancer and hunger

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The only thing better than spring weather in February is a carnival where all kids and families are invited. West Fargo Community High School students came together to raise money that will go much deeper than just helping fund the school. The Winter Carnival proves it truly takes a village to help those in need. From…

Willmar Man’s Wife Detained After Immigration Ban

Farhan Anshur's wife and children were detained in Washington D.C. after President Trump's new immigration ban

  A Minnesota man has a message of unity after his wife was detained for a short time under President Donald Trump’s new immigration ban. Farhan Anshur arrived at MSP International with his wife and two kids last night. His wife and kids had been living in Kenya for several years, after fleeing Somalia. But Saturday, when they landed in…

Frostival 2017 Shows That You Can Have Fun in the Cold

Frostival is a day of fun-filled cold-weather events

FARGO, N.D. — Twenty-nine degrees may be cold for some, but for others it’s perfect for the 2017 Frostival. If you happened to see kids sliding down hills in cardboard sleds, don’t be confused – it’s all a part of  Frostival 2017. Most of the events started at 8:30 am after last night’s opening ceremony. From cardboard sled races to…

Battling Cancer and States Away, Fargo Rallies Around One of its Own

At 25 years old, Kellen Summers was diagnosed with stage IV cancer; states away, his family and friends back home are doing what they can to lend a hand

A Fargo Native FARGO, N.D. — Many say Fargo is a tight-knit community. Kellen Summers and his wife, Vanessa, grew up in the Fargo area. They met through their love of theater at Fargo South High School, and their relationship remained strong through their graduation from Concordia College. They both established a deep connection to the F-M area, particularly in…