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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…

Remembering Ed Schultz: Local Broadcast Legend Who Made it National

From local play–by–play and sports shows to national politics, commentary and his very own prime time show

FARGO, N.D. – After passing away at the age of 64, people are remembering local broadcast legend, Ed Schultz for his unique personality and success. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen joins us live to tell us about his journey from co–workers and people from the community. This radio building off of 25th street in Fargo is where Ed Schultz’s once small broadcast…

Split Reactions: Supreme Court’s Ruling on Baker Not Making Same-Sex Marriage Cake

Some in our area feel this is a tough case to be on one side of, while others from North Dakota stand firmly that the court's decision was the right one

FARGO, N.D. — The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a same–sex couple. The court didn’t focus on whether a person or a business can refuse service to gay people, instead ruling that the Colorado Rights Commission, that first heard the case, violated the baker’s rights. “The court’s…

“Tour De Craft” Lets People Explore Local Breweries

Organizers say the goal is to let people explore the rapidly growing craft beer scene

FARGO, N.D. — Midwest Radio of Fargo–Moorhead put on a craft beer tour so people could explore local breweries. Over 50 people were at the sold–out event, and a bus took tourists to four different local hot spots. They stopped at Kilstone, Flatland, Prairie Brothers, and Rustica. Organizers say the goal of the event was to get people to explore the…

Judge Ralph Erickson Invested Into Court of Appeals

He has served as a judge on both the federal and local levels

FARGO, N.D. — Judge Ralph Erickson is being invested into the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit. The ceremony at the Sanctuary Events Center included remarks from both North Dakota senators and the governor. Erickson was confirmed by the Senate Judiciary Committee last year, but this was a formal ceremony for those in his home state. He worked consistently…

‘Others’ Supports Giving Hearts Day And Dress For Success

If you shop Thursday on Giving Hearts Day, 10% of your purchase will be donated to Dress for Success

FARGO, ND — Giving Hearts Day is just a few days away and one local store is continuing their mission of giving back to someone in need. Each month ‘Others’ partners with organizations and to celebrate February they are partnering with Red River Valley Dress for Success. They are looking for suits, business professional and casual wear, shoes and accessories…