happiness

Jumping for Joy Video Goes Viral; Watch 4-Year-Old Wyatt Reach New Heights in His Wheelchair

And that video she's mentioning has been seen by more than four million people!

FARGO, N.D. — Have you ever been scrolling through Facebook and found an awesome viral video? You’ll be excited to know the next one you see comes right from Fargo. “This video has just been, it’s been incredible,” said Kim Pladson, the Executive Director at TNT Fitness in Fargo. And that video she’s mentioning has been seen by more than…

The People Project Encourages Organizations to Practice Promoting Happiness

24 organizations in the F-M area are taking part

FARGO, N.D. — Many of us are so caught up in the stresses of everyday life we forget to pause and remember the positives. The People Project getting the community to practice promote happiness. Two dozen organizations in the area are taking part in the project that’s part of the ReThink Mental Health initiative. They’ll put positive practices in place…

This Fargo Man May have Not Gone to the Car Show, but the Show Was Brought to Him

Jim may not say much, but the look in his eyes each time he sees a car drive by says it all

FARGO, N.D. — Jim’s family and people from the valley didn’t let his inability to leave Rosewood on Broadway from attending the vintage car show. But they made up for it…they brought the car show to Jim. “He looks out his window every day and watches the cars goes by,” said Jim’s wife, Carol. Just waiting to see a classic…

Gigi’s Playhouse Encouraging Public to Sign Happiness Wall

It's part of their celebration for the International day of happiness

  FARGO, N.D. —¬†Tomorrow is the International Day of Happiness. To celebrate, Gigi’s Playhouse in Fargo is doing a wall of happiness. You are invited to write something you do to make other people smile or be happy. The wall will be up all week long. If you can’t make it in, you can also post on social media, along…

Changing Lives One Outfit at a Time

One locally owned store in West Fargo is helping women discover their confidence

WEST FARGO, ND — We all have a different definition of beauty but one locally owned store in West Fargo is helping women discover their confidence. They are finding their beauty inside and out. This isn’t just any store. “When you look in the mirror what don’t you like? Just so we know what else to grab for you that…

The Magic of Christmas Lights has Given This Couple a New Future

Ally has always loved Christmas. The lights, the spirit, the magic and just one year ago she fell in love with the light show on parkway lane

WEST FARGO, ND — The holidays are a magical time of year for a lot of us, but for one local couple, the holidays are now the start of a lifetime of magic together. It started off with a single light that sparked an idea. “She absolutely loves Christmas lights,” said Jennifer Ebens, one of the owners of the light…

Inspired by Miss Minnesota Contestant with Down Syndrome

Mikayla Holmgren made history in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant

FARGO, ND — Mikayla Holmgren made history as the first woman with Down syndrome to compete in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant. One West Fargo family not only has a connection to the pageant world, but what it’s like to have a daughter with Down syndrome. “When I saw her on stage looking so poised and so radiant and so…

Returning Hero Surprises Stepson at Liberty Middle School

After Eli Jorgens lost his father at a young age, John Carlson entered his life

FARGO, ND — Jon Carlson was one of those Happy Hooligans who returned home to Fargo. He is a husband, a son and a father to four children, but not everyone knew about his return home. Just a few years ago, Ashton and Eli lost the man they once called Dad. “My dad died when I was back in second…

That Pumpkin Spice Addiction May Not be All in Your Head

Pumpkin spice is actually a blend of several different spices, including ground cinnamon, dry ginger, nutmeg and cloves

  NATIONAL — ‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice everything…and if you’re a self-proclaimed addict of the spiced coffees, Oreos and everything else pumpkin, it couldn’t have come soon enough. But that addiction may not necessarily be all in your head. Pumpkin spice is actually a blend of several different spices, including ground cinnamon, dry ginger, nutmeg and cloves. Researchers…

HOPE Inc. Holds 6th Annual Fashion Show

"We all have different disabilities, but we all come together we have no disabilities"

MOORHEAD, Minn. — HOPE Inc. gives people with mobility challenges new opportunities every day. “We all have different disabilities, but we all come together we have no disabilities,” said James Henderson who has been with HOPE Inc. for a month. Now, kids and adults are getting the chance to strut their stuff. “You have to learn to love what you…