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LIVE: What You Need To Know Before the One Fargo Celebration

FARGO, ND – The One Fargo Celebration isn’t a protest, but a forum for open dialogue and understanding between a diverse community and it’s leaders. Organizers want to be clear that this isn’t a protest, but a celebration. It begins at 1:00 PM at Island Park. Organizers want to make sure that everybody knows that no violence will be tolerated,…

OneFargo event celebrates efforts toward change in the Fargo-Moorhead community

Organizers of the event say they decided to plan the celebration rather than a protest because of the willingness of city leaders and police to listen and work with them towards a better future.

FARGO, N.D. — Saturday’s protest in downtown Fargo was a plea for change; a way to ask for more open dialogue amongst those in our area on what can be done to better support the black community. In the days since, that discussion has began between city leaders, Fargo Police, and protest organizers. It is a small step, but those…

Minnesota National Guard activated in Clay County because of “credible threats” during protests planned on Friday

Fargo Police Department is boarding up their windows.

ST.PAUL, MINN. – Governor Tim Walz signed an executive order late Wednesday night activating the Minnesota National Guard to provide safety and protection for Clay County and surrounding areas during demonstrations planned in Fargo in the wake of George Floyd’s death. “The Minnesota National Guard stands ready to provide protection for all Minnesotans,” said Governor Walz. “While Minnesotans turn their…

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…

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…