MISS AMERICA

Miss North Dakota Gets Special Sendoff for Miss America 2019

The competition will air September 9

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Miss North Dakota got a special sendoff before she heads off to Atlantic City to compete in Miss America 2019. Katie Olson talked about what’s in store her over the next couple of weeks and previewed her wardrobe. If you want to see the fancy dresses, you’ll have to wait until the actual competition. The send–off also…

Miss America Cara Mund: Leadership bullied, silenced me

Courtesy: Tessie Jones PhotographyATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KFGO) – The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant’s current leadership, including Gretchen Carlson. In a letter sent Friday to former Miss Americas, Cara Mund says she decided to speak out despite the risk of punishment. Her letter is reminiscent of the movie “Mean Girls,” in…

ND & SD Girl Scouts Honored With Gold Awards

Nine girl scouts were awarded the 2018 Girl Scout Gold Award for their time and service dedicated to their communities

FARGO, N.D. – 9 girl scouts from North Dakota and South Dakota were awarded the 2018 Girl Scout Gold Award for their time and service dedicated to their communities. One award recipient devoted her project to a passion of hers. “It’s a program that focuses on girls on the prairie and what life was like before technology,” 2018 Girl Scout Gold…

Microsoft’s DigiGirlz Camp Teaches Girls About STEM Projects

FARGO, N.D. – In an effort to interest young girls in STEM based fields, Microsoft’s Fargo office hosted more than 100 girls for a DigiGirlz Camp. Miss America Cara Mund, a North Dakota native, spoke on behalf of the Miss America Organization. The girls also had the chance to hear from professionals in STEM related fields as well as learning…

NDSU Student Crowned Miss North Dakota

Katie Olson was crowned over the weekend in Williston

Photo Courtesy: Tessie Jones PhotographyWILLISTON, N.D. — We have a new Miss North Dakota. She is Katie Olson of Williston. Olson was crowned over the weekend in Williston. She is an elementary education major at NDSU. She succeeds Fargo’s Lizzie Jensen who assumed the crown when 2017 winner Cara Mund won the Miss America pageant last September. Mund was the…

Miss America Organization Says “Bye Bye Bikinis”, Gets Rid of Swimsuit Competition

They also changed the name of the competition and changed the ruled for the evening gown competition

  ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Sydney Hella has been competing in pageants for years and says it’s what has challenged her and given her the confidence to become the woman she is now. That includes learning to walk across a stage in a bikini and heels for judges, despite having what she says isn’t your “typical pageant body.” “I’m a…

Lamoureux Twins Get A Heroes Welcome Home In Grand Forks

Sisters Played A Huge Role In U.S. Women's Hockey Team Winning The Gold In South Korea

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After the U.S. Women’s Hockey Team won the gold in South Korea, Monique and Jocelyne Lamoureux have returned to their home town of Grand Forks. They started off scoring goals representing the green and white and now they’ve traveled back to the Ralph from South Korea rocking red, white, and blue. “It’s just been amazing so…

Miss America, Cara Mund, Named ND State Fair Grand Marshal

Miss America and Bismarck native, Cara Mund has been selected as this year's grand Marshal

MINOT, ND — The North Dakota State Fair has named its 2018 parade Grand Marshal. Miss America and Bismarck native, Cara Mund has been selected as this year’s grand Marshal. The 23-year-old won the crown of Miss America in September and is the first winner from North Dakota in the history of the national pageant. Mund will preside over the…

“The Christmas Gift” Fashion Show Helping Local Families this Holiday Season

The Christmas Gift has raised over one million dollars since its start in 1990.

FARGO, N.D. — The holidays are all about giving back and spreading holiday cheer. The organization, The Christmas Gift, embodies just that. Each year it raises money to help a struggling family’s holiday dreams come true. The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear and tonight, The Christmas Gift is giving people a chance…

Miss America Raises Money for Charity at Fargo Clothing Store

Bismarck-native Cara Mund stopped by Laurie's clothing in south Fargo to raise money for Children's Miracle Network

FARGO, N.D. — The reigning Miss America Cara Mund, a native of Bismarck, stopped in Fargo to raise money for charity. Laurie’s, a fine clothing store in south Fargo, invited the public to a meet–and–greet with Cara. The stored accepted donations and gave 20 percent of their sales to the Children’s Miracle Network. Cara says she feels honored that the…