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Bison Basketball Team Honors Landon Solberg At Light It Up For Landon

"His story will continue forever and he's just indescribable. You cannot describe him with how nice he was."

    FARGO N.D. — Fans and players packed into the Scheels Center lighting up the court with their Landon’s Light Gear for Landon Solberg. His kindness and good deeds extend well beyond the valley. “I was friends with Landon and he was on my 4th grade football team and we talked a lot at basketball tournament,” Landon’s Friend Braden…

NDSU Foundation Receives $75 Million Donation

FARGO, N.D. – The NDSU Foundation gets its largest single donation ever: a $75 million donation by Robert and Sheila Challey. It’s part of the foundation’s In Our Hands campaign. It hopes to raise $165 million for scholarships, $55 million in professor stipends and $90 million for facilities and upgrades. The scholarship money would expand the amount of undergraduate music…

Adam Thielen Speaks About New Foundation at 1 Million Cups Event

The foundation is geared towards helping youth

FARGO, N.D. –You’re used to seeing him on the football field, but Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen made an appearance in Fargo to talk about an off–field initiative. He and his wife Caitlin spoke about the launch of the Thielen Foundation. They have two young boys, and the couple says being parents makes them what to help youth so…

Mick’s Office Makes Special Burger to Raise Money for Brave Like Gabe Foundation

The burger will be on the menu through Sunday

MOORHEAD, Minn. –Mick’s Office is honoring Perham native and professional runner Gabe Grunewald, who passed away last week after a long fight with cancer. Mick’s has a specialty burger every week, and this week they’re doing the “Brave Like Gabe” burger. The burger is on a lettuce wrap to celebrate her healthy lifestyle. Two dollars from every burger and one…

Sunshine Kids Foundation Gets Big Boost from Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

The Sunshine Kids provides week-long activities, free of charge for young cancer patients

BERKSHIRE 1 BERKSHIRE 2 BERKSHIRE 3 BERKSHIRE 4 FARGO, ND — The Sunshine Kids Foundation is getting another huge donation from Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. Team members from North Dakota and Minnesota held a number of events this year to raise nearly $48,000 for the foundation. The Sunshine Kids provides week-long activities, free of charge for young cancer patients. Money raised…

Generous Donation will Help Minot’s Horstfest in Half a Million Ways

Chester Reiten was a founder of Hostfest and served as its president until his death in 2013

  MINOT, ND — This year’s Norsk Hostfest in Minot is getting a big boost after a generous donation from a family well known to the Scandinavian heritage festival. The children of Chester and Joy Reiten have donated half a million dollars to the Hostfest Heritage Foundation in honor of their parents. Chester Reiten was a founder of Hostfest and…

Moorhead Dairy Queen Preps to Welcome Matt Cullen and the Stanley Cup

Cullen and the Stanley Cup will be at the Moorhead Dairy Queen from 1:30-4:00 p.m.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Three-time Stanley Cup Champion and Moorhead native, Matt Cullen is back in town and he’s bringing the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Stanley Cup with him. You’ll have the chance to meet Cullen and get some one-on-one time with the hardware. The Moorhead Dairy Queen has been serving the Fargo-Moorhead area sweet treats since its start in 1949, but tomorrow,…

Concordia College Studies Human Impact on Minnesota’s Lakes

With climate change, the spread of aquatic invasive species and agriculture, people may see more issues on their lakes

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Whether you are taking a boat out on the water, jumping in for a swim or enjoying a backyard of nature, hundreds of lakes throughout Minnesota are available to the community. “While it’s important everywhere, in Minnesota it really is foundational to the very structure of who we are here,” said Michelle Marko, an associate professor of…

Carson Wentz Announces Beginning of New Foundation

FARGO, ND — Former NDSU superstar Carson Wentz isn’t wasting any time when it comes to giving back to the community. The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback is underway with his AO1 Foundation. AO1 stands for “Audience of One,” where Wentz is hoping to emphasize what he calls the three greatest passions in his life: Helping underprivileged youth, hunting and the outdoors,…