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Community Members Take Part in a “Day Without a Bag”

They are also providing an alternative solution for your shopping needs and handing out a reusable shopping bag to each person

FARGO, ND — You are encouraged to take part in a “day without a bag.” Cash Wise locations in Fargo and Moorhead are set up to collect plastic shopping bags to encourage people to recycle and reuse. They are also providing an alternative solution for your shopping needs and handing out a reusable shopping bag to each person. The campaign…

American Red Cross Brings More Local Volunteers to Florida

The group aims at providing a way to help give relief without putting volunteers in danger

FARGO, ND — With many volunteers already in Texas, local relief groups are sending even more manpower to Florida. But the American Red Cross told us people who want to help should not go down south by themselves. Hurricane Harvey already did a number on federal relief funds and volunteer groups from across the nation. But companies like Xcel Energy…

Prairie Roots Food Co-Op Celebrates Grand Opening

This week, the co-op is offering free activities including yoga, Zumba, acupuncture, massages, and cheese tasting

FARGO, ND — Prairie Roots Food Co-Op in downtown Fargo is celebrating its grand opening. They are inviting you to come out to their store and try an array of different produce and organic items from local farmers. This week, the co-op is offering free activities including yoga, Zumba, acupuncture, massages, and cheese tasting. The stores marketing coordinator says they…

The Fargo Flea Market Returns to a Different Location

The market features local and regional craft sellers, food vendors and boutiques

FARGO, ND — The Red River Valley Fairgrounds may have just the market for lovers of antiques, handmade crafts and fresh produce. The Fargo Flea Market is back in town for its 3rd annual event, but this year, it’s taking place at the Fairgrounds. The market features local and regional craft sellers, boutiques, artists, food vendors and vintage re-sellers. The…

Little Free Gardens Around the Metro Ripe for the Picking (P.S. IT’S FREE)

After weeks of caring for the mini gardens, there are plenty of locations around the Metro that are ready for people to come picking

  RED RIVER VALLEY — The weather is right, the season is wrapping up and some fresh, local produce is ripe for the picking. Little Free Garden is a project throughout the Red River Valley where local organizations and community members plant small gardens and share the wealth for anyone who wants free produce. After weeks of caring for the…

A Community Change Initiative Project hopes to Entice Grads to Stay Local

A recent study found seven out of 10 college students leave the community after graduation

FARGO, ND — A recent study found seven out of 10 college students leave the community after graduation. A new pilot program being launched at five area universities hopes to change that. “Experience FMWF” is the Chamber’s latest plan to keep graduates from relocating and taking jobs elsewhere. Workers on the project say if they can open up students’ eyes…

Pushsave Makes Coupon Books Mobile

The customized book is helping local youth organizations raise money

FARGO, ND — A customized mobile coupon book is helping local youth organizations raise money. The metro has 80 to 90 merchants on the Pushsave coupon list and Maxwell’s Restaurant & Bar in West Fargo was recently added. The “do good” philosophy reflects the goal of both Maxwell’s and Pushsave. The days of carrying around paper coupons are gone and…

Shoppers Pack Broadway on the Last Day of the Fargo Street Fair

From crafted Wisconsin cheese to handmade sculptures, people came from all over to take part in the outdoor shopping and munching

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Street Fair is on its last day for the season, and the streets of downtown were packed.  From crafted Wisconsin cheese to handmade sculptures, people came from all over to take part in the outdoor shopping and munching. Visitors pushed through the summer heat for the fair’s vendors and performers.  Local businesses and stores were…

Red River Market Opens for the Season

The Red River Market is open every Saturday through October 28

FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Market is back up in action selling locally produced foods for the summer season. Hundreds of shoppers filled the block of Broadway and Fourth Avenue North for a taste of the farm. “I love it. I’m so glad it’s back. It feels like we had to wait a long time, but third year it’s…

Not All Heroes Wear Capes: F-M Ambulance, F-M RedHawks Honor Local Heroes who Saved Lives

It's not just people in uniform rescuing those in trouble

FARGO, ND — First responders fight to save lives every day. It’s not just people in uniform rescuing those in trouble. It’s Super Hero Night at Newman Outdoor Field and while many people are dressed up in costume, not all heroes wear capes. Seven local heroes are receiving F-M Ambulance’s Citizen’s Life Saver Award. Five of those being recognized are…