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Community Fighting North Dakota’s Leading Cause of Death at Annual Walk: Heart Disease

They are teaching people that it is 80% preventable by living a healthier lifestyle

FARGO, N.D. — The American Heart Association is celebrating its 20th Annual Heart Walk nationwide. Hundreds planned to come out and walk tonight in Island Park in Fargo to raise funds and awareness to fight heart disease. They are teaching people that it is 80% preventable by living a healthier lifestyle. By eating better and getting more physical activity into…

Staying at the Hospital Just Got a Bit More Comfortable; What a $7,000 Donation is Being Used For

The Fargo VFW presented a check to the VA. Funds were raised from the last Derby for the Vets event.

FARGO, N.D. — More veterans will now have a more relaxing option during their stay in the VA Hospital. The Fargo VFW presented a $7,000 check to the VA. Funds were raised from the last Derby for the Vets event. The money will go towards medical–grade recliner chairs that veterans or their family members can rest in. “The VA hospital is…

“Home Run Walk” Raises Money for Roger Maris Cancer Center

Walkers and runners get doused in color as they finish the walk to raise money for cancer research

FARGO, N.D. — It’s not your typical run; hundreds of people had a colorful morning as they helped raise money for the Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center. Most at the run have a personal connection to the fight against cancer. They either know someone or have lost someone to the disease. “I had a sister-in-law, her name was Ashley, she was…

Drone Racing is Taking Flyers to New Heights with the Fargo-Moorhead Quad Squad

That's how flyers feel when they are 20 feet in the air, whizzing 80 miles an hour

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Whether you enjoy thrill seeking adventure or looking down from tree top heights, drone racing could be your new favorite sport. This one of a kind experience is taking flyers to a new level. “They’re excited; it’s fun, it’s exhilarating, adrenaline rush,” said Tony Bjerke, the President of the Fargo Moorhead Quad Squad. That’s how flyers feel…

Patriot Tour Brings American Flag Across 48 States: Stops in Fargo

The trip raises money for disabled veterans and their families

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A 14,500 mile motorcycle journey is stopping in West Fargo to hand over the American flag traveling through 48 states. Throughout the 110 day journey, more than 150,000 riders from across the country, including many North Dakotans and Minnesotans, are expected to participate in this year’s Patriot Tour. The trip raises money for disabled veterans and…

Homeward Animal Shelter Holds “Spay-ghetti & No Balls” Lunch

Homeward stresses the importance of spaying and neutering

FARGO, N.D. — Homeward Animal Shelter held its annual “Spay–ghetti and No Balls” Lunch. The event was to raise money and spread awareness about the importance of spaying and neutering. The shelter is committed to preventing animal overpopulation so fewer animals go without homes. Homeward is a “no kill” shelter, and they spay and neuter all animals six months and older…

High School Students are Fishing for a Cure

Students are dipping in their fishing rods hoping to pull out some cancer research funds ahead of Relay for Life

FARGO, ND – Students are dipping in their fishing rods hoping to pull out some cancer research funds. In preparation for Relay for Life on Friday April 13th, students at Fargo North High School went fishing for a cure, using magnetic rods to fish out a prize. During the school lunch periods, kids donated $1.00, casted the lure into a…

Ice Palace Returns for the St. Paul Winter Carnival

The original ice palace was going to be a record-breaking 170 feet tall that cost about $5 million

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — It seems the St. Paul Winter Carnival will have their special Ice Palace after all! The Winter Carnival runs January 25 to February 10 and hopes to draw in the Super Bowl crowd from Minneapolis. The original ice palace was going to be a record-breaking 170 feet tall that cost about $5 million. But, due…

Northwestern Mutual Cycling for a Cause

Whether you are a first time rider or a cycling enthusiast, all are encouraged to pay $25 per seat

FARGO, ND — Cyclebar is partnering up with Northwestern Mutual to host a fundraiser in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. After employees at Northwestern Mutual found out a coworker was diagnosed with breast cancer, they decided to hold a fundraiser to raise funds and awareness for her disease. Whether you are a first time rider or a cycling enthusiast,…

West Fargo Mayor Goes Pink; How You Can Help Support ‘Real Men Wear Pink”

As a cancer survivor himself, Mattern says it is important for us as a community to come together and support one another

WEST FARGO, ND — Mayor Rich Mattern is one of the many men supporting breast cancer through his Real Men Wear Pink Campaign and now he’s making some colorful changes. He added one bright pink streak to his hair for every $1,000 dollars raised and if he reaches $5,000, he will color all of his hair pink. As a cancer…