United Way is Celebrates May Day…with a Meaning

Volunteers from United Way helped distribute and read books to children for May Day

FARGO, ND — Flowers and candy aren’t the only things being distributed in May Day baskets. Volunteers arrived at United Way to gather books and then headed to SENDCAA Childcare to read and give them to the children for their 6th annual ‘May Day Baskets of Books”. More than 1,000 books were delivered to 14 other local childcare centers in…

Parents and Kids Get a Lesson on Mobile Device Safety

They looked at devices which help monitor kids when they're out of the house

FARGO, N.D. — Parents and kids in Fargo are learning how to use mobile technology to stay safe. Several BeMobile stores showed off wearable devices which parents can use to keep track of their kids when out of the house. Kids also got a few lessons about staying safe on the internet. Special guests from area EMS, police and fire…

The Red River Zoo Celebrates Earth Day

A party was held at the red river zoo with all Earth Day activities

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds celebrate Earth Day with animals from around the planet at a zoo party. The Red River Zoo hosted Party for the Planet.  Their goal was to bring awareness to the zoo’s conservation efforts with do it yourself ecology projects and other environment friendly lessons. Several activities were set up for kids to learn how they can…

Local Churches Celebrate Easter at the Red River Zoo

Five different churhces held an Easter celebration at the zoo

FARGO, N.D. — Animals at the Red River Zoo had some extra company as thousands of people came out for some Easter fun. Kids and parents were hopping all throughout the Red River Zoo. Local churches in the F-M area hosted an Easter celebration a day early, but it’s not all about egg hunts and bunnies. They want to remind…

Easter Weekend Kicks Off With an Eggstravaganza

Fargo children hunted for over 1000 Easter Eggs at the annual Easter Eggstravaganza

FARGO, N.D. — A weekend of Easter egg hunts is underway in Fargo with Easter just a hop, skip and a jump away. Kids were hopping all over Yunker Farm for the 28th annual Easter Eggstravaganza. Children of all ages searched for and dyed eggs to create ‘egg’cellent art. More than a thousand eggs were spread out on the lawn….

The Perfect Cure for Cabin Fever? An Arena Filled with Bouncy Houses

Bouncin' Bash was set up at the Veterans Memorial Arena For A Weekend of Fun

WEST FARGO, N.D. — More than 100 kids, teens and adults spent the afternoon in bouncy houses and obstacle courses. The cause which organizers were trying to support was simple — getting kids to have fun. Veterans Memorial Arena was filled with more than 20 inflatable obstacle courses for a day filled with fun. They also had ‘Kiddie Land,’ a…

Children Hopped their Way into Easter Fun at the YMCA

The YMCA hosted an Easter Eggstravaganza for a day filled with Easter activities for kids

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of kids celebrated Easter a week early with aquatic egg hunts and hopping around obstacles. YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties hosted their fifth annual Easter Eggstravaganza. Kids spent the day hunting for eggs in the pool, playing life size hungry hippo and jumping their way through the bunny obstacle course. Organizers say it’s a great…

Springboard for the Arts, MNSBHC, Fergus Falls Fourth Graders Making Possibilities Bloom in Minnesota

Springboard for the Arts received a grant to place a sculpture at the head of Central Lakes State Trail

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Nature isn’t the only thing beginning to bloom in the spring. A partnership in Fergus Falls is brimming with ideas to promote a healthier lifestyle in Minnesota. The Central Lakes State Trail in Fergus Falls is filled with endless active possibilities. But many drive by the trail, too busy to notice this diamond in the rough….

Owner of Daycare Suspected of Sexual Abuse is Arrested for No License

Officials say her license expired more than a year ago

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Authorities arrested a woman in charge of a Grand Forks daycare which is under investigation for potential sexual abuse. Reports say 32-year-old Amy Jo Puppe ran the Little Rascals daycare out of her south Grand Forks home without a license, which is a Class B misdemeanor. Puppe told investigators she thought her daycare license expired in…

Longfellow Elementary Students Share Love of North Dakota with Sen. Heitkamp

Heitkmap announced winners for the "Why I Love North Dakota" essays

FARGO, N.D. — Senator Heitkamp took time off from her busy schedule and headed to Longfellow Elementary School. At least 65 fourth graders at Longfellow Elementary shared their personal “Why I Love North Dakota” essays with Senator Heidi Heitkamp just before Valentine’s Day. The Senator decided to make a personal trip to the school to announce her top essay choices…