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Flags at Fargo City Hall to represent those who’ve died from COVID

It's called the North Dakota COVID Memorial Project.

FARGO, N.D. — A flag memorial has been set up on the lawn outside Fargo City Hall. It’s called the North Dakota COVID Memorial Project. Each flag represents each person in the state who died from COVID-19 or COVID-19 related complications. The plan is eventually to bring the project to Washington D.C .so the whole country is represented. Click here…

Fargo City Hall goes orange for complex regional pain syndrome

CRPS is a pain disorder that develops after injury, surgery, stroke, or heart attack. Color the World orange happens globally to bring awareness.

FARGO, N.D. — If you passed through downtown Fargo on Monday, you may have notice something unusual at City Hall. The building was lit orange to bring awareness to Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. The city took part in the seventh annual Color the World Orange, which happens globally. The efforts are to help shed a light and raise funds for…

City & state officials announce Amazon fulfillment center coming to Fargo

Online retail giant, Amazon to open fulfillment distribution center

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo city officials unveil a new plan that will bring forth an investment to help stimulate North Dakota’s economy. “This is a big time investment, a 1.3 million square foot facility, state of the art, $23 million investment,” North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven said. Retail warehouse giant Amazon is moving in with a distribution fulfillment center that…

The F-M Community Takes To The Streets After Black Man Is Shot In Kenosha

More than 200 people attended the march for Jacob Blake.

FARGO, N.D.-  The recent police shooting of a Wisconsin man brings the Fargo-Moorhead community back on the streets to march for change. Some in the Fargo-Moorhead area say the movement that has come after George Floyd’s death is making sure no Black man or woman dies in vain. It’s part of an effort to make real change. A change they…

Committee recommends David Zibolski become next Fargo Police Chief

Zibolski has served as Beloit, Wisconsin's Chief of Police since 2016

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Police Chief Selection Committee recommends Beloit, Wisconsin Police Chief David Zibolski succeed David Todd. “I have the great honor to introduce you to David Zibolski. He is our conditional candidate for police chief,” said Mayor Tim Mahoney, welcoming Zibolski as the preferred candidate. As the nation grapples with what policing should look like, local advocacy…

Fargo Human Relations Commission discusses next steps in addressing racial inequality

Commissioners say they stand in solidarity with those seeking justice and demanding change

FARGO, N.D. — As Victoria Johnson of Fargo took to the podium at Fargo City Hall, she began with a quote. “‘I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land’ by Harriet Tubman.” She continued, “That’s how we feel. We…

Organizers plan second protest for George Floyd in Fargo on Friday

FARGO, N.D.–Organizers are planning a second protest to honor the life of George Floyd on Friday. The protest will begin at 1 p.m. in Island Park. Participants will march from Island Park to the Fargo City Hall and partake in a peaceful sit-in. The protest organizers said, “It’s about getting our message across to the lawmakers. We believe by doing…

Fargo to Host Open Forums with North Dakota Leaders to Discuss Opportunity Zones

The forums will be streamed live on the City's commission channels and on social media.

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo will host two public forums to discuss the new Opportunity Zone program on February 18 and 19. The meetings will be from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and held within the Commission Chambers at Fargo City Hall. The forums will provide an overview of the program and discuss the needs of an expanding affordable housing…

Fargo City Commissioner John Strand Encourages Climate Change Discussion

Commissioner Strand held a town hall meeting for people to voice their concerns on the issue

FARGO, N.D. –The actions we take now will likely have an effect on those who come after us. There is maybe no example where that is more true than in the case of climate change. Fargo City Commissioner John Strand wanted to give those individuals a chance to share their concerns on the issue In a town hall meeting, the…