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Second Annual Corgi Race Takes Place As Part Of The Fargo Food Truck Fest

About fourty five corgis took part in this year's event.

FARGO, N.D.- Corgis from all over the Upper Midwest raced to raise money for 4 Luv of Dog rescue in Fargo. There were eight races with five to six dogs competing in each one. The top three winners got some prizes, including chew toys and treats. But for the organizers, the real prize is providing a way for people to…

Mayor Tim Mahoney joins in on discussion of race, diversity and tolerance in Fargo

Sunday evening marks the fourth Ubuntu Racial Dialogue in South Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — The Ubuntu Racial Dialogues were inspired by Fargo’s protest following George Floyd’s death. Joseph Lewis, a recent MSUM graduate and the one who created the recurring event, says although protesting is a powerful way to have your voice heard, sitting down with one another and having a conversation is just as effective, if not more so. The…

Fergus Falls Runner Keeps Community Connected Through Virtual Races

Arne Robertson says with a lack of opportunity to race he decided to take a step in another direction

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — COVID-19 has caused shutdowns of 5Ks, 10Ks, and marathons across the country. Arne Robertson, a runner himself says with a lack of opportunity to race he decided to take a step in another director to keep the spirit going. “Ya know I did a virtual race for one of my friends and I thought this might…

Ubuntu Racial Dialogue serves as safe, peaceful setting for conversations around racial inequality

FARGO, N.D. — As president of MSUM’s Students Internationally Together organization, Joseph Lewis says he’s always been involved in conversations regarding diversity. He created the Ubuntu Racial Dialogue events as a way for the community to come together and simply listen to one another. Most importantly, he says it’s a way for those who’ve been oppressed to have their voices…

Black Lives Matter Demonstrators Speak Out On Racial Inequality

Those with BLM say over 200 people attended the march

FARGO, N.D. — Alaki Ajang of Fargo says he grew up thinking everybody feared the police. But he soon realized that was not the case. “I thought it was normal really, that you would see police come around and then you feel nervous that you gotta, you know, you always have to announce, there’s twelve here, twelve here, twelve here….

Fargo Marathon Postponed Until August

The race was originally scheduled for May 9.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Marathon has been postponed until Saturday, August 29. The race was originally scheduled for May 9, but due to concerns surrounding large crowds, the organizers made the decision to postpone it. The Executive Director of the Fargo Marathon, Mark Knutson, said, “We have to do our part, and after the announcement from the CDC last night of…

Fargo Bar Hosts Think And Drink Talk About Historical Monuments And Race

The Next Think And Drink Is On March 22nd That Will Cover How To Combat Fake News.

FARGO, N.D. — A cold drink and a thoughtful discussion about historical monuments and race. It’s all at the Think And Drink at the HoDo Bar in Downtown Fargo. People packed into the bar to talk about the historical context of the Confederate and Pioneer statues across the country. The presenters say it’s important for people to know why they…

Runners Race to Raise Awareness About Addiction

Money Raised For The Race Will Be Given To The First Step Recovery Program

MOORHEAD, Minn. –While runners were getting set for the big 5k run, one woman on the sidelines is jogging her own memories of the addiction she beat over a decade ago. “I entered this program myself 11 years ago, and I have been sober the entire 11 years, and it’s a great program I recommend it to people and if…

Top End Dragways Drifts Into Competition With Adrenaline

The drifting track was added to the racecourse last year

  GLYNDON, Minn. — Glyndon’s Top End Dragways is drifting into September with plenty of adrenaline. The track’s drifting coordinator says it’s like figure skating with cars. Drifting is becoming one of the fastest growing motorsports in the country. Nearly 30 drivers raced on the track this weekend. “It’s easy to get into drifting. Your car doesn’t have to be…

Wonder Woman Cheers on Runners For First Ever DC Wonder Woman Run Series

More than 2,000 runners dressed in Wonder Woman gear and as other super heroes, ran the first ever DC Wonder Woman run series in Fargo

FARGO, N.D.– A Super Hero was in town to cheer on some runners during a race. More than 2,000 runners dressed in Wonder Woman gear and as other super heroes, ran the first ever DC Wonder Woman run series in Fargo. “The Wonder woman event is really about participation and it’s about feeling good about you, and about crossing that…