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Fargo School Board Votes to Issue Contracts to Teachers; Some Unsure of Future

Classes begin in less than two weeks and teachers do have the option to reject their contract, however, if they do not sign, they will be out of a job

FARGO, ND — After months of failed negotiations, the Fargo School Board voted to issue contracts to teachers for the 2017-2018 school year. Board members voted 6-2 to offer teachers a one-year contract and a $500 raise. Classes begin in less than two weeks and teachers do have the option to reject their contract, however, if they do not sign,…

Last United Way Backpack Distribution at the Fargodome

United Way is excited to announce that have hit their goal thanks to a local woman who heard how close they were.

FARGO, ND — The United Way School Supply Drive has been underway throughout the summer and backpack distribution is coming to an end. The United Way is excited to announce that have hit their goal, thanks to a local woman who heard how close they were. On Saturday, the organization was 60 backpacks short of their goal to serve 5,800…

United Way Distributes Backpacks Full of School Supplies to Needy Students

The United Way School Supply Drive has been going on through the summer and families are ready to pick up their supplies.

FARGO, N.D. — From their fifth annual lemonade stand to accepting donations, United Way has been hard at work gathering school supplies for the upcoming school year. The 19th Annual United Way School Supply Drive has been going on throughout the summer and kids and families are ready to pick up their supplies. “We are so incredibly grateful for all…

Minnehaha Academy Fatal Explosion: “A Bible Verse Comes to Mind”

People caught in the building talk about what it was like to try to escape before the explosion. Reporter Karen Scullin from KMSP Fox 9 Reports from Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Two people are dead after a gas explosion at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis. The school’s custodian was pulled from the rubble last night. Caught in the explosion, a terrifying and surreal moment for those inside Minnehaha Academy when a portion of it blew up. “Yeah, it felt like somebody pushed you down,” said school accountant, Joel Maart….

Need a School Picture? Lifetouch to Snap One for Free

If your kids missed the chance to get their photos taken, Lifetouch will host the same event from 10-7 p.m. on August 7th and 8th at the Holiday Inn in Fargo

WEST FARGO, ND — It was all smiles for picture day. Lifetouch School Portraits hosted a free picture day at West Fargo VFW to give back to the community. The locally owned company has been in business since 1936 and does the same event across 50 communities in North Dakota as well as a few communities across Minnesota. Kids receive…

United Way Stuffing Backpacks to Help Students in the Upcoming School Year

United Way still needs about 350 backpacks to be donated in order to reach their goal of helping 5,800 kids.

FARGO, ND — The United Way School Supply Drive is getting ready for their first backpack distribution this year. Volunteers are busy preparing at the Fargodome by filling the backpacks. So far 45% of the backpacks have been packed and filled with school supplies for the upcoming school year. United Way Emerging Leaders along with parents and youth came out…

TOWN OF THE YEAR: Abercrombie Shatters Voting Records with More Than 150,000 Votes

The town of around 280 people received more than 150,000 votes in the final round

ABERCROMBIE, ND — Abercrombie, North Dakota shattered all previous voting records to win our Town of the Year Contest. The town of around 280 people received more than 150,000 votes in the final round. Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec spent the day getting to find out what make this town tick. Rob met one of the nominators of Abercrombie for Town…

Wiggles and Giggles Kids Take Special Shopping Trip with the United Way of Cass Clay

The goal is to help 5,800 kids at this year's school supply drive

FARGO, ND — The 2017 United Way School Supply drive is just nine days away and the kids from Wiggles and Giggles are hard at work to make it a success. The kids went to Walmart with the $5000 they raised to purchase school supplies for those in need. They purchased backpacks, pencils, highlighters, folders, binders. You name it, they…

Local Brewery Serves Peanut Butter and Jelly for a Good Cause

PB&J School Lunch Fundraiser was held to support the Moorhead Public School District

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Junkyard Brewery had one option on the menu for lunch… peanut butter and jelly. For some, peanut butter and jelly was the go-to lunch as a child.  Now grownups are taking a trip down memory lane with their own version of the culinary classic. Adults and kids flocked to Junkyard Brewery for the PB&J School Lunch Fundraiser….

Former First Lady Serves Lunch to Children with Great Plains Food Bank

This program is offered five days a week from noon to 12:30 and will continue until the end of August

FARGO, ND — Former First Lady Betsy Dalrymple has spent each Wednesday of the summer volunteering with Great Plains Food Bank to provide lunches for the youth. Each year 33,000 children in North Dakota qualify for free or reduced cost school lunches. Many worry about where their next meal may come from throughout the summer. The food bank’s mission is…