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Fargo Public Schools Hosts Back to School Assembly

Nearly 2,000 Fargo Public Schools staff members were in attendance

FARGO, N.D. — Travis Hoeg wasn’t planning on becoming a teacher 25 years ago. “I was originally an accounting major in college and took a couple economics classes, and flowcharts and stuff went right over the head. I didn’t understand it, so, just by a whim, I took an introduction to education class and we had to spend 30 hours…

Power of 100 Makes Donation to Local Nonprofit

130 women raised $13,000

FARGO, N.D. — The mission of the Power of 100 Red River Valley group is simple. Women from the Fargo–Moorhead area get together four times a year, donate 100 dollars each and collectively choose a nonprofit organization to give the funds to. This time around, they’re writing a $13,000 check to Justin’s Break the Silence Fund. It’s a foundation dedicated…

Kids Get Free Haircuts at Josef’s School of Hair, Skin and Body

The "Kids for Cuts" event is in collaboration with the Salvation Army

FARGO, N.D. — School is almost back in session, which means parents are prepping their children’s backpacks and lunchboxes. But, the Salvation Army is helping get kids school–ready in a different way. Many say that if you look good, you feel good. “Hair is everything. No matter if you’re a male, female, child, adult, your hair makes your day,” said…

WWII AirPower History Tour at Fargo Air Museum

One of only two flying B–29's left in the world is in town for a week

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Air Museum is welcoming a piece of history into town, and you can take a ride. A World War Two bomber named FIFI is here for a week. The 75–year old plane is one of only two flying B–29’s left in the world. It’s here as part of the AirPower History Tour, presented by the Commemorative…

Vendors Celebrate Final Day of Food Truck Festival with “Makin’ Bacon” Challenge

Founder says this year is the festival's most successful one yet

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Food Truck Festival is closing its doors on a high note. Its founder says this is their most successful year yet. More than 9,000 people have come out to the North Dakota Horse Park over the past few days to indulge their cravings, from deep–fried cheese curds to Norwegian dumplings. But it may not be…

Sen. Hoeven’s State of Technology Conference Stresses Agriculture and Technology Intersection

The 9th annual conference highlighted the work of more than 70 entrepreneurs

FARGO, N.D. — Tech companies from agriculture, cyber security, elderly care backgrounds and more are sharing their work at Sen. John Hoeven’s 2019 State of Technology Conference. The event stresses the importance of converging agriculture and technology. Some say that integration should start with young people. “Working together with our universities, with our community colleges, even with our high schools,…

New Affordable Housing Facility in West Fargo Opens Its Doors

The facility has 30 fully–furnished units

WEST FARGO, N.D. — After two years of planning and building, a new affordable housing facility opens its doors across from Menards and Marshalls in West Fargo. But this apartment building is more than just a place to live. “As soon as you walk through Grace Garden, you feel the love, you feel the care. The intentionality of not making…

Katina Tropical Food Brings African-European Cuisine to Fargo

Katina Tropical Food has been open for about two months

FARGO, N.D. — A recently opened restaurant is bringing African–European cuisine to Fargo. Neli Oma, owner of Katina Tropical Food, says he grew up in the kitchen. His mother was a chef in Equatorial Guinea, the only Spanish–speaking African country. He says his unique cultural background is what inspired him to bring a different flavor to the area. The entrees…

Fargo’s Luther Hall Recognized for Changing Youth Lives

Luther Hall is one of three juvenile programs in the nation to receive the PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen award

FARGO, N.D. — Home is where the heart is, but for some young people, home is where they can get the mental help they need. “All the youth that live here have mental health diagnoses and need help managing that and getting as healthy as they can be so they can return to the community,” said Clinical Team Leader Jody…