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95.9 KRFF Holds 24-Hour Vinylthon

The event is in conjunction with Record Store Day

FARGO, N.D. — A local radio station is  having a 24-hour Vinylthon in conjunction with Record Store Day. 95.9 is playing old school vinyl records all day. Vinylthon brings awareness to community and college radio stations across the country. KRFF is representing the Fargo area. DJ’s say vinyl is becoming trendy again because of the quality. “I hope they listen in,…

Game Giant Holds Grand Opening in Downtown Fargo

The store shares a space with Vinyl Giant Records

FARGO, N.D. — A new store in downtown Fargo called Game Giant combines board games and classic records. It is located at 626 2nd Avenue North. They held a grand opening complete with prizes, giveaways, and treats. Game Giant sells games, gifts, and toys for people of all ages and all gaming levels. The space is combined with Vinyl Giant Records,…

Local Music Fans Celebrate Vinyl Records on “Record Store Day”

Local record stores have festivities featuring live music, discounted prices

FARGO, N.D. — Music fans celebrate their love for vinyl records at several stores across the metro. As part of Record Store Day, Vinyl Giant on 13th Avenue South held an all–day event to sell discounted vinyl records and merchandise. Live music featuring local musicians and DJ’s fills the air as people relive their favorite records from decades ago. Some…

Three Pharmacists Caught Trying to Access Prince’s Medical Records

  INDIANA — Three Indiana pharmacists have been reprimanded for trying to access Prince’s medical records. Indiana’s attorney general’s office determined the three had separately tried to access the records within days of the superstar’s death last year. The State Board of Pharmacy issued reprimands and imposed penalties. All three tried to access Prince’s confidential records despite having never treated…

Vintage Media Up for Sale at the Eighth Annual Record Fair

Records, cassettes, books and CD's ranging in price from $1 to $200 were available

FARGO, N.D. — Since organizers started the Fargo Record Fair eight years ago, they say it’s become bigger than they ever expected. Physical media connoisseurs thumbed through more than 100,000 records to add to their collection.  Cassettes, books and CD’s from $1 to $200 were also available. Organizers say they started the fair because they wanted to bring the Valley’s music…

Fargo’s Holy Cross Cemetery Vandalized, Vehicle Taken

Cemetery records were not taken

FARGO, ND — The office and shop at Holy Cross Cemetery in north Fargo were burglarized over the long holiday weekend. The superintendent said a pickup and laptop were stolen and the office was ransacked. Cemetery records were not taken. The stolen pickup is a white, 2003 Ford F-250 with some damage to the box. Anyone who saw suspicious activity…

Human Remains Not Those of Missing Warren Woman

The remains were found by two men fishing last Saturday

MARSHALL COUNTY, Minn. — Human remains found on the bank of the Red River near Oslo are not those of Veronica Safranski. The sheriff in Marshall County says the remains have not been identified, but dental records have ruled out Safranski. The 40-year-old was last seen leaving a Halloween party at Mick’s Bar in Warren in 1996. The remains were…

The Vinyl Revival: Why Music Lovers Are Going Back

What has many listeners across the Valley dropping the needle

FARGO-MOORHEAD — Vinyl: a comeback few people saw coming. Many music hobbyists here in the Valley are trading in their newer CDs for older records. It is nostalgia, or does it really sound better? We spoke with collectors, store owners, and an area music engineer to find out what has many listeners dropping the needle. “So Dire Straits, Brothers in Arms…