Essentia Health Gives Firsthand Look at New Cardiac and Intermediate Care Unit

The new unit doesn't just look and feel brand new but the extra bed space and the upgraded technology helps better serve their patients

FARGO, N.D. — Essentia Staff are getting their first look at the new Cardiac and Intermediate Care Unit within the hospital on 32nd Avenue in Fargo. “People come to Fargo. It’s a destination to come here for this hospital and we want to always provide the best for them,” said Cindy Jorud, the Director of the ICU Cardiac and Immediate…

WF Mayor Mattern Says Goodbye After 20 Years at His Last City Commission Meeting

He says he feels thankful for all of the growth he has been a part over the last two decades

WEST FARGO, N.D. — After 20 years with the city of West Fargo, 16 as mayor, Rich Mattern gets emotional as he says goodbye at his last city commission meeting. “Thru the years I’ve had the honor of working with some great, great staff.  *chokes up* Excuse me.” Mattern lost his re–election bid last week to Bernie Dardis. He says…

MATBUS Donates Youth Programming and Outreach Transport Van to Fargo PD

"We are working with families and kids that don't have transportation readily available to them"

FARGO, N.D. — Over the last few months the Fargo Police Department has been trying to find a method of transportation for their community engagement group. MATBUS has donated a vehicle that is going to change the future for these programs. The Fargo Police Department doesn’t just serve to protect, they serve to help children in the community. “So we’re…

Come Out to Bowl, Buy and Bite to Honor Our Heroes

All the proceeds from this Saturday's sale will go towards the next Honor Flight

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Calling all garage sale lovers! This is your opportunity to pick up some items at a low cost while also supporting our veterans. All the proceeds from this Saturday’s sale will go towards the next Honor Flight. It’s a trip for veterans to visit Washington D.C. and see the memorials from the wars they have served in….

Lieutenant Tory Jacobson Promoted Within the Moorhead Police Department

Tory Jacobson has been elevated to the rank of Captain

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s a big promotion for the public face of the Moorhead Police Department. Tory Jacobson has been elevated to the rank of Captain. Jacobson has over 26 years of law enforcement experience through various assignments and ranks within the department. He will continue to serve as the Moorhead PD’s Public Information Officer. His promotion took effect…

Salvation Army Hosts Annual Thanksgiving Meal

The meal is traditionally served the day before Thanksgiving so staff members and volunteers can enjoy the holiday with family

FARGO, N.D. — The Salvation Army continues a Thanksgiving Day tradition by serving a big meal on the day before the holiday. The charity opened its doors for its annual Thanksgiving meal for the less–fortunate in the community. The meal included turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and pumpkin pie. The Salvation Army staff says they know the community appreciates having a…

Honoring Our Nation’s Veterans In A Musical Way

The Full Battle Rattle Brass Quintet and the Flatland Dixieland Band of the 188th Army Band performed a one hour concert to the public

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Public Library is honoring veterans and Veterans Day with a concert. The Full Battle Rattle Brass Quintet and the Flatland Dixieland Band of the 188th Army Band performed a one hour concert to the public. They played some all–time American favorites in honor of those who have served. People of all ages were invited to…

Moorhead Dairy Queen Preps to Welcome Matt Cullen and the Stanley Cup

Cullen and the Stanley Cup will be at the Moorhead Dairy Queen from 1:30-4:00 p.m.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Three-time Stanley Cup Champion and Moorhead native, Matt Cullen is back in town and he’s bringing the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Stanley Cup with him. You’ll have the chance to meet Cullen and get some one-on-one time with the hardware. The Moorhead Dairy Queen has been serving the Fargo-Moorhead area sweet treats since its start in 1949, but tomorrow,…

Volunteers Start Building a Home for an Injured Veteran in Moorhead

Volunteers for Homes for our Troops helped build a house for one veteran in need

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Volunteers in Moorhead are finding a way to give back to people who put their lives at risk. They began building a home for one man who came back a different person. Sacrificing a Saturday morning came easy for one group of volunteers. Especially when it’s for a man who was willing to sacrifice it all. “The…

Vietnam Veterans Share Memorable Moments of War

The Event Celebrates Vietnam Veterans Day

WEST FARGO, N.D. — They served in the Vietnam War, and now they’re here to share their stories. Sweat, blood and tears are what veterans sacrificed to fight for our country. It was a time when hundreds of thousands of soldiers lost their lives. “To commemorate the memories and friends that are still with us,” said Ronald Durand, a Vietnam…