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Good Conditions to Hit the Slopes: Fargo Cross Country Ski Trails Groomed

All trails are free of charge

FARGO, N.D. — If you want to get outside and get some exercise, now’s a good time to hit the ski trails. The Fargo Park District has groomed cross country trails in Edgewood, Lindenwood, Island Park, Prairiewood, Iwen, Forest River, and Orchard Glen. There are traditional trails and skating trails. Park district staff says the trails are in good condition after…

Elementary School Students Are Honoring Veterans Day with Patriotic Songs

More than 50 people came to the activities room to enjoy the performance

MOORHEAD, Minn. — 2nd and 3rd graders from Park Christian School are singing patriotic songs to veterans at Eventide in Moorhead. From God Bless America to the National Anthem and other unique tribute songs, their tunes filled the room. More than 50 people came to the activities room to enjoy the performance. One 2nd grade teacher says it touches her…

How the West Fargo Park District Transforms Local Arena into Pumpkin Patch

Not only do families get to pick them out, but they get to bring them inside to decorate

WEST FARGO, N.D. — What better way to get into the fall spirit than picking pumpkins right in your neighborhood? The West Fargo Park District is bringing the farm style pumpkin patch and hay barrels to Veterans Memorial Arena. Not only do families get to pick them out, but they get to bring them inside to decorate. Many of the…

Pride in the Park Brings Community Together

People say attendees come from all walks of life

FARGO, N.D. — F–M Pride is in full swing, and Pride in the Park brings the community together ahead of Sunday’s parade. “There’s so many different people from every walk of life,” Isabelle Nikle, an attendee said. “It’s not even just LBGT+ people here. It’s just nice to be yourself. It’s not a part we get to share too often. It’s…

Red Cross on the Ground After Tornado Hits Watford City

The Red Cross says the devastation has brought the community together

WATFORD CITY, N.D. — The Red Cross is on the ground to help those who are displaced by the tornado. “This was pretty devastating. It was only an F2, but given the circumstances… mobile homes or camp and RV areas… not a lot of things are tied down, things are really light, there was a lot of damage… it’s amazing what…

New Position Aims to Provide Safety in Fargo Parks: Highlighted After Man is Chased with Machete

The police department is calling Josh Marvig the new park officer and the parks district has given him the title of security coordinator

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo man was arrested Sunday after chasing a man with a machete in a Fargo park. Police got a call shortly after 9 p.m. to an area near the playground in Lindenwood Park. They say 25–year–old Emmanuel Gartei got into an argument with the man over money. Gartei then went to his car to get a…

Fargo Parks District is Bringing More than the Play Ground to Parks this Summer

Fargo Park District is hosting a series of Park It! events this summer where kids can come out to the park and create take–home arts and crafts

FARGO, N.D. — It’s not officially summer without some outdoor fun and the Xcellent Art Staff are bringing their creativity to the parks! Fargo Park District is hosting a series of Park It! events this summer where kids can come out to the park and create take–home arts and crafts. The fun activities move each week to different neighborhoods and…

Fargo’s North Softball Complex Damaged After Trailer Fire

A local driver spotted smoke coming from a trailer around 2 pm on the North Softball Complex but once crews arrived, strong winds helped the fire engulf the entire trailer

FARGO, ND — A local driver spotted smoke coming from a trailer around 2 pm at the North Softball Complex in Fargo but once crews arrived, strong winds helped the fire engulf the entire trailer. The Battalion Chief with the Fargo Fire Department, Lee Soeth, says the Harwood firefighters arrived on scene first and put out in the fire in…

North Dakota Horse Park Requesting Seven Race Dates in 2018

Daily attendance averaged nearly 2,000 people, which was down several hundred from 2016

  FARGO, ND — The North Dakota Horse Park in Fargo will ask for seven race dates in 2018, one day less than this year. The director says the three day horse race weekends tried for the first time this summer didn’t pan out the way they had hoped. He says the extended race dates spread horse numbers thin and…

Kayak Launch on the Red River Shuts Down for Winter

The Forest River Drive launch, which was installed last year in south Fargo, closed today

  FARGO, ND — A new kayak launch on the Red River is closing for the season. The Forest River Drive launch, which was installed last year in south Fargo, closed today. Park District officials said the Lindenwood Kayak Launch will stay open until weather conditions are no longer boat friendly. These launches are for any non-motorized boat and are…