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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…

Organization that Helps Employ People on the Autism Spectrum Moves in to New Space Across the River

Many representatives from local businesses were at the ribbon cutting and learned more about how they can be a part of the employment process

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A local organization that helps businesses employ the strengths of people on the autism spectrum has a new office space. Mind Shift crossed the Red River and is now located in the center of downtown Moorhead. Many representatives from local businesses were at the ribbon cutting and learned more about how they can be a part of…

Customers Question Whether Guy Fieri Will Be in Fargo After West Fargo JL Beers Facebook Post

The big question is will the nationally known food critic be visiting a local joint?

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A social media post had people thinking that popular food show host Guy Fieri was at JL Beers West Fargo. But it ends it up that it was just a photoshopped picture that has since gone viral. “Jaw dropping. Generally if we post we get a couple interactions like here’s like 20 likes or a couple…

Prairie Roots Food Co-op Celebrates One Year in Town

More than 2,000 households invest in the store and nearly 30 farmers sell their product there

FARGO, N.D. — Customers who shop at Prairie Roots Food Co–op keep coming back for more because they know where all their food was grown. “When you look at carrots on the shelf and can go ‘Hey I know the person who grew those,” it’s something different than just buying a grocery store carrot,” said Kaye Kirsch, the store’s general…