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Fargo Families Make Pinwheels at Plains Art Museum’s Kidquest

Families create different art projects every month

FARGO, N.D. — Families in Fargo are putting pastels to pinwheels. The Plains Art Museum is putting on its monthly Kidquest event, where families can walk through the museum and create an art project together. This month, they’re making plastic pinwheels and decorating them using markers and oil pastels. They’re allowed to make two pinwheels: one for themselves, and one for…

City of Moorhead Holds Open House on Center Avenue Improvement Project

The project runs from the Red River to 8th Street

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The city of Moorhead held an open house for people to learn more about plans for the Center Avenue improvement project. The project is a mill-and-overlay project that’s designed to help with traffic flow and make it better for pedestrians. The project runs on Center Avenue from the Red River to 8th Street. Construction is expected to start…

Liberty Middle School Students Test Projects to Put Out Kitchen Fires

They tested three materials: sand, baking soda, and salt

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Seventh graders at Liberty Middle School are putting their fire-fighting projects to the test. They had an assignment to pick a project that would help solve a problem in the community. “We decided to do kitchen fires because we know it’s a serious problem not just here, but everywhere,” Jackson Windle said. They tested three materials to…

Moorhead Public Service Wants Your Help; What Designs Should Be on the Next Water Tower?

Visual representation often speaks louder than words

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Public Service is building a new water tower in the Southside Neighborhood and wants to know what you think it should look like. The same two artists who have designed the last two are part of the project and share their thoughts at the first open forum. Moorhead Public Service is asking for ideas to put…

Red Sand Project Raises Awareness for Human Trafficking

The group invited people to fill cracks in the sidewalk with red sand

FARGO, N.D. — If you walk downtown, you’ll notice something different in the cracks of the sidewalks. NDSU started a local chapter of the Red Sand Project, which is a national organization raising awareness for human trafficking. They invited people walking along Broadway to fill the cracks of the sidewalks with red sand. Human trafficking affects more than 40 million people worldwide,…

F-M Science Alliance Gives Kids Hands-On Activities at Red River Market

There was t-rex foot puzzle, a fossil dig, and chemistry lab

FARGO, N.D. — The farmer’s market isn’t just about food; there’s also opportunities for kids to expand their knowledge. The F–M Science Alliance had a booth where kids could play while also doing some hands–on learning. There was a T–rex foot puzzle, a fossil dig, and a chemistry lab where they could make a colorful slimy substance. Those with the Science…

Sanford Announces $200 Million Expansion Plan

The $200 million investment will be rolled out over the next decade

FARGO, N.D. — One year ago, Sanford opened up its new medical center. Wednesday, they announced more projects that will be rolled out over the next decade. Sanford says the plan involves changes to five “centers of excellence,” which are cancer, women’s health, children’s health, heart health, and orthopedics. They say the $200 million investment will bring plenty of jobs and…

Student’s Build Contraptions to Withstand an Earthquake

Each four–student group was given only ten materials to create their design, starting with a shoebox as a base

FARGO, N.D. — Students at Ben Franklin Middle School have created structures to withstand an earthquake and now they are putting them to the test. Each four–student group was given only ten materials to create their design, starting with a shoebox as a base. The class is generating the earthquake by rolling a golf ball that hits the box. The…

Community Art Project Creates More than Just a Mosaic for Churches United

They didn't see identity during this project nor did they reflect on homeless versus not homeless

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Churches United was looking for a way to bring their chapel to life, giving residents more of a reason to use the space for personal use. Their unique project connected volunteers around the valley with homeless people in our community. “People I think are not using the chapel because it’s so dull in there and I think…