Vendors Share Their Local Creations With Community at Red River Market

This is the 5th season of the market

FARGO, N.D. — It’s farmer’s market season, and the Red River Market had its grand opening for community members looking to find locally made goods. Food is something that brings everybody together. “What can you go wrong with candy, people love candy,” Jeremy Schwarzrock, co-owner of Rogue Candies, said. People at the Red River Market are sure indulging in plenty…

Drekker, Unglued Put Emphasis on Local Creations at Annual Craft Market

the market first started out as a holiday event

FARGO, N.D. — Drekker Brewing and Unglued Gift Shop are putting an emphasis on local creations at their annual Summer Craft Market. Drekker started the market a few years ago during the holidays but soon partnered with Unglued to make it even bigger. Now during the summer, 31 vendors from the Fargo-Moorhead area, lakes country and Grand Forks are showing off…

Small Businesses in the Spotlight for Small Business Week

The SBA says it's a great time to start a business

FARGO, N.D. — Small businesses are the backbone of the economy, and National Small Business Week highlights their impact. Amber Sander opened the Fargo location of Boots and Heels a year ago, after starting the original  location in Devils Lake in 2011. She says the process is far from smooth. “Today we didn’t have power for a while. The great thing about…

Red River Winter Market Brings Traditional Farmers Market Indoors

The regular season is July - October

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you want to get some local shopping done but can’t stand being out in the cold, the Red River Winter Market may be the solution for you. One vendor, Charles Stattelman with Norel’s Hillside Orchard, has been making cider for most of his life. “My grandpa retired from dairy farming after 50 years, and he must’ve been…

Hundreds of People Brave the Cold for F-M Women’s March

This year's march focused more on local issues

FARGO, N.D. — People in cities across the country took to the streets for the third annual Women’s March. Hundreds of people in the F–M area gathered at the Fargo Civic Center for a rally, and despite the cold, marched downtown. While the first women’s march three years ago was fueled more by the president’s inauguration, organizers say this year’s focused…

Local Stores Celebrate Small Business Saturday on Busy Shopping Weekend

Business owners say downtown has been more lively compared to years before

FARGO, N.D. — Local entrepreneurs are taking advantage of the busy shopping weekend. Small Business Saturday is a nationwide movement launched by American Express in 2010 when the economy was in recession. Several stores in downtown Fargo are taking part including places like Unglued and Boots & Heels. Small business owners say promoting local shops has definitely made the area livelier…

Local Woman Selected to Help Decorate White House for Christmas

The White House opened up applications in August

FARGO, N.D. — One local woman, Amanda Morgan, is going to the White House after being picked to help decorate for Christmas. “Since I was a little kid, I’ve just dreamed about being First Lady, even seeing the White House. Just seeing all these places I’ve read about and watched documentaries about,” she said. Now, she’s going to Washington, D.C….

Saying Goodbye to Some Farmers Markets as they Close up Shop for the Season

Customers are doing their final shopping at the NoMo Farmers' Market outside of Junkyard Brewing to stock up for the winter on all of their favorite goods

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Start saying goodbye to fresh produce and homemade goods as some outdoor farmers markets close up shop. Customers are doing their final shopping at the NoMo Farmers’ Market outside of Junkyard Brewing to stock up for the winter on all of their favorite goods. From natural honey to Bloody Mary mix and fresh picked tomatoes, people are…

Pride of Dakota School Lunch Day Serves Locally Sourced Foods

The menu featured hotdogs, French fries, and pudding

FARGO, N.D. — “Pride of Dakota” is more than a school lunch; it’s a way for students to take pride in their state. The hotdogs, buns, French fries, and pudding served were all produced in North Dakota. While foods from the state are served day to day, “Pride of Dakota” puts on a bunch of items all on one menu. “It’s…

Seniors are Learning that After the Age of 55 There is Much More to Life Than Just Retirement

For the second year, the West Fargo Park District is hosting the Senior Lifestyle Expo to get seniors connected with local resources

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Seniors are learning that after the age of 55 there is much more to life than just retirement. For the second year, the West Fargo Park District is hosting the Senior Lifestyle Expo to get seniors connected with local resources. Living a happy and healthy life in your older years is far from impossible and many…