ISLAND PARK

Concordia Students Take Break from Studying, Help Clean Up Community

They picked up trash in Island Park

FARGO, N.D. — Concordia students are taking a break from studying for finals and using that time to make the community a better place. The organizations Cobbers in Action, Better Together, and Rhombus Guys pizza teamed up to pick up trash at Island Park. Organizers say there was more trash than they expected. One person picked up about two bags full…

Pop-Up Snowman-Building Event Gets People’s Creative Juices Flowing

The Visitor's Bureau provided carrots and charcoal to give the snowmen faces

FARGO, N.D. — There’s more snow on the ground than we know what to do with, and the Fargo Convention and Visitor’s Bureau is putting that snow to use. The Visitors’ Bureau set up a pop–up snowman-building event at Island Park. People have gotten very creative, making snow cats, a snow rooster, even a sunbathing snowman. “It’s really, really fun, it…

LIVE: Heart Walk For Heart Health

Red River Valley Heart Walk Helps American Heart Association

  Brad Hintermeyer, Sanford Health Exercise Physiology Manager, joins Adam to talk about the 2018 Red River Valley Heart Walk. The walk helps raise money and support for heart health research with the American Heart Association. Hintermeyer works with patients with heart problems, and says he sees former patients who could barely walk a few steps at one point join…

North Dakota’s First Ever HIV Awareness Walk Gets Rid of Misconceptions Behind the Virus

The North Dakota Community Planning Group, Family Healthcare and the North Dakota Department of Health put on the walk

FARGO, N.D. — The HIV virus has been in the United States since the 1970’s but to this day, it still carries a stigma with it. “People think someone is HIV infected because they’re a gay man or they do drugs and stuff like that,” said Ryan Braunberger, community co-chair of the North Dakota Community Planning Group. Braunberger says it’s…

Pride in the Park Brings Community Together

People say attendees come from all walks of life

FARGO, N.D. — F–M Pride is in full swing, and Pride in the Park brings the community together ahead of Sunday’s parade. “There’s so many different people from every walk of life,” Isabelle Nikle, an attendee said. “It’s not even just LBGT+ people here. It’s just nice to be yourself. It’s not a part we get to share too often. It’s…

Arrest Made In Downtown Fargo Car Break-ins

Police responded to the Island Park parking ramp around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday on a report of multiple cars with windows broken out and a person inside one of the vehicles.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – A car break-in suspect was arrested in downtown Fargo. Police responded to the Island Park parking ramp around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday on a report of multiple cars with windows broken out and a person inside one of the vehicles. Police later arrested 49-year old Anthony Harper for unlawful entry into a motor vehicle and possession of…

Fargo Police Put On 24th Annual Community Picnic

More than 90 vendors were there this year

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Police Department is bringing the community and the city’s law enforcement officers together for its 24th annual picnic. The casual setting at Island Park in Fargo was meant to help community members learn about different services available to them in the metro. Everyone was there from the Fargo Fire Department to the Red River Valley Swat…

Fargo Craft Beer Week Wraps Up With “Under Brew Skies”

People could get samples from breweries across the area

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Craft Beer Week wrapped up with “Under Brew Skies,” where people got to sample beers from almost two dozen breweries. About 500 people showed up to the event, which also served as a fundraiser for the North Dakota Brewers Guild. The week featured deals at local breweries and a passport stamp after each visit. “We want a…

Get Ready to Grab Your Swimsuit Soon! Island Park Refills Pool for Summer

Opening day is June 4

FARGO, N.D. — With temperatures rising above 80, pretty soon you’ll be able to cool off at one of the many local pools in the metro. Fargo Park District has started to fill up Island Park’s Pool for the summer. The facility takes up to 420,000 gallons of water, which is why the process lasts for a whole day. Park service…

Wishek Man Killed In Snowmobile Crash In Eastern Idaho

Wayne Halverson Died In Island Park

Eastern Idaho officials have identified a North Dakota man killed in a snowmobile crash. The Fremont County sheriff’s office says 32-year-old Wayne Halverson of Wishek died Saturday in Island Park. Halverson went off a trail on his snowmobile and ran into a tree. Officials say other snowmobilers and emergency responders attempted life-saving measures, but Halverson was pronounced dead. He is…