kids

Golden Drive Celebrates Five Years of Helping Homeless Kids

The event brought in hundreds of families to spread awareness and raise money

WEST FARGO, ND — It’s a five year milestone for a woman dedicated to ending child homelessness in the Valley. The Golden Drive Homeless Kid’s annual community event brought hundreds of families together to spread awareness. Sue Baron, founder of the organization, brought out the cavalry. “We got Star Wars this year, we got Chuck E Cheese, Batman and Superman,” she…

Kids Learn About Nature at Buffalo River State Park

Science Saturday took place with a lesson focused on the weather

GLYNDON, Minn. — Kids at Buffalo River State Park got a lesson about weather. Science Saturday is a weekly event at the park where kids learn about a new topic in science each week. They spent most of the time walking by the river asking questions about the skies to expert instructors. The people who put up these events say…

RDO Equipment Hosts Fourth Annual “Day of Play”

Kids got the chance to ride John Deere tractors, get an inside look at agricultural life

CASSELTON, ND — One local company is rolling out the top of the line when it comes to play time. RDO Equipment hosted their annual “Day of Play” in Casselton. Kathryn Kingsley’s youngest son is just one of the many kids who gets ecstatic when they see the tractors there. “(He) yells ‘tractor’ and ‘big’ and everything that describes it,”…

Wiggles and Giggles Kids Take Special Shopping Trip with the United Way of Cass Clay

The goal is to help 5,800 kids at this year's school supply drive

FARGO, ND — The 2017 United Way School Supply drive is just nine days away and the kids from Wiggles and Giggles are hard at work to make it a success. The kids went to Walmart with the $5000 they raised to purchase school supplies for those in need. They purchased backpacks, pencils, highlighters, folders, binders. You name it, they…

North Dakota Man Walking Highway 75 for Children at Shriners Hospital

Tom Meadows Travels From Wahpeton to Fargo With Just His Oxygen Tank to Raise Money for Kids

FARGO, ND — One man is raising money for children at Shriners Hospital in a unique way and he’s not letting his own health issues get in his way. Just to make sure people know he’s serious, he’s doing it by walking 47 miles. Tom Meadows is 59–years–old with a laundry list of medical issues. “I’ve got 10 cardiac stents,…

Skaters Revealed Their Alter Egos on Superhero Day at Skate City

Kids were invited to dress up as their favorite heroes

FARGO, N.D. — Superheroes soared into Skate City for a morning of fun. Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman and other heroes were seen gliding down the rink at Skate City. They took over the rink for about two hours for “Superhero Skate Day.” Owners say it’s fun to have themed days like this every once in a while to keep…

Kids Learn Where Food Comes From While Visiting Red River Zoo

The Red River Zoo partnered up with farmers and scientists from the Valley to answer those questions at their first ever Agriculture Adventure Day

FARGO, N.D. — Kids know we can buy all sorts of food from the grocery store, but might not know how and where it comes from. “You don’t understand the complexities and science that goes involved in growing our food,” said Sally Jacobson, the Executive Director at the Red River Zoo. The Red River Zoo partnered up with farmers and…

Giggles and Wiggles Daycare Raising Money for United Way School Supply Drive

The kids have partnered up with United Way to donate their proceeds to the annual school supply drive

FARGO, ND — A group of young kids is learning the importance of giving back to the community. When life gives you lemons, make lemonade and sell it at an annual lemonade stand. The kids at Giggles and Wiggles Daycare are doing exactly that. “This is our fifth year,” said Emma Vritel and Alyssa Aarsvole, who are two of the kids…

Celebrating Independence Day for the First Time

For some new Americans, this is their first time celebrating their new home

FARGO, ND — For some people in the area, this is their first time celebrating Independence Day. The Fourth of July began with a bite of lunch and some tea. They compared National Anthems and talked fireworks plans. “To celebrate, we go Detroit Lake,” said Halima Iman of Fargo. “Even now, I’m bringing me and my kids and my sisters….

Yunker Farm Hosts Annual Independence Day Kid’s Celebration

Staff members say Yunker Farm is over 130-years-old

FARGO, ND — With train rides, puppets and paint, families got a kid friendly celebration at the farm. Yunker Farm hosted its annual kid’s celebration throughout the day. Many families showed up to create art, milk their water cow and bide their time before tonight’s fireworks shows. They learned some history about Independence Day and about the Yunker Farm building. Staff…