kids

Pros and Cons: Snap Maps Snapchat Feature Let’s Your “Friends” Know Where You Are

'Snap Maps' now shows your geographic location to all users on the app

FARGO, ND — First there was Twitter, Instagram and then came along Snapchat. It’s a way to share short videos and snapshots of your daily life with social media friends. But a new feature of Snapchat is raising some concerns among law enforcement and parents, allowing all of those “friends” to see where you are at all times. More than…

Babies Bouncin’ All Over the Moorhead Library

The Moorhead Library continues to hosts it 'Baby Bonunce'

MOORHEAD, Minn. — School’s out for the summer but babies are getting a head start in their education. Each week, the Moorhead Library hosts ‘Baby Bounce’ for toddlers up to three-years-old. Kids and their caregivers are able to participate in sing-a-longs, readings of short stories and bubble time. Organizers said it’s important for little ones to learn the importance of…

Annual Track Meet for the Disabled Gives Family Hope

HOPE Inc. gives kids and adults with mobility challenges an opportunity to compete in 19 different activities all year round

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It all started with two parents who wanted more for their disabled child. “If we’re feeling this sense of dread because our kids have nothing to do, there must be other people out there,” said Adair Grommesh, Executive Director of HOPE, Inc. Now it’s turned into a program which expands to more than 140 families. “It just…

Volunteers Help Young Thespians Build Theater Set

Family and friends of Trollwood Performing Arts students spent the day helping with the construction and design for the play

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Volunteers in Moorhead helped young performers build sets for their opening of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Family and friends of Trollwood Performing Arts students spent the day helping with the construction and design for the play. From scenery and paint to costumes and lighting, volunteers got a hand in nearly every part of the set. To…

West Fargo’s Wild West Jamboree

This annual event is going on its 12th summer and brings events and activities for kids of all ages

FARGO, ND — Strap on those cowboy boots and get ready to giddy up because the Wild West Jamboree is back! This annual event is going on its 12th summer and brings events and activities for kids of all ages at Rendezvous Park in West Fargo. From bouncy houses, to horse rides, to a petting zoo, this Wild West theme…

West Fargo Public Schools Working with Local Non-Profits on Increasing Mental Health Awareness

The wellness center will help students battling mental illnesses in West Fargo school

WEST FARGO, ND — The West Fargo Public School District said mental health is a growing issue among its students. According to the North Dakota Youth Behavior survey, one in four kids in North Dakota are struggling with a mental health issue and nearly one in 10 have attempted suicide. With the help of the West Fargo Public School District, local nonprofits…

Felton Continues a Tradition With Their Annual Field Day

Felton field days started this morning with a parade and other festivities

FELTON, Minn. — Cloudy skies didn’t stop friends and families from coming out to the 93rd Annual Felton Field Day. They planned an entire weekend of fun in Felton for their entire community. Coloring contests, a softball tournament and the town favorite parade marked the start of the Field Day. They had helicopter rides earlier in the morning and a…

Local Kids Kick Off Midwest KidFest

Kids of all ages were invited to come out to the teddy bear parade before Midwest Kid Fest

FARGO, ND — It was a parade full of cuddly buddies in Island Park for the kick off to Midwest KidFest. Kids and their stuffed best friends marched in the annual Teddy Bear Parade starting at Dike West and moving throughout Island Park. The VFW Post 762 led the parade with their Honor Guard and handed out flags. Kids were…

Moorhead’s Police Summer Youth Program is Back in Action

It gives kids, ages eight to twelve, an opportunity to become more educated while still having fun.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead Police Summer Youth Program is back in action and the lines were out the door for registration. It gives kids, ages eight to twelve, an opportunity to become more educated while still having fun. This motivating program is free and happens every Wednesday from June 21st until the second week in August. Aside from the…

Penny & Pals Teaching Local Kids About Performance

From stage direction to hand making props to embracing a character, these kids work hard for their final showcase...and it is not just any production

FARGO, ND — What all started with a love of music and theatre, has now expanded into a passion for teaching kids. Penny & Pals is a children’s performing company that provides kids a chance to learn everything and anything about performance. From stage direction to hand making props to embracing a character, these kids work hard for their final…