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Immigrant Development Center Helps New Americans Start Their Own Businesses

The center helps with everything from business plans to getting loans

FARGO, N.D. — The pursuit of the American dream is alive and well in Fargo–Moorhead. One organization called the Immigrant Development Center helps new Americans gain their economic footing. Its executive director, Fowzia Adde, came to the U.S. as a refugee in 1997. “I was happy. I was dancing happy. I was too excited. I love this country before I came to…

Local Stores Celebrate Small Business Saturday on Busy Shopping Weekend

Business owners say downtown has been more lively compared to years before

FARGO, N.D. — Local entrepreneurs are taking advantage of the busy shopping weekend. Small Business Saturday is a nationwide movement launched by American Express in 2010 when the economy was in recession. Several stores in downtown Fargo are taking part including places like Unglued and Boots & Heels. Small business owners say promoting local shops has definitely made the area livelier…

Cash Wise Opens Newest Store in South Fargo

The store has a "next generation approach"

FARGO, N.D. — People in South Fargo now have another option for grocery shopping– a new Cash Wise has opened its doors. The store just off of I–29 and 52nd Avenue South takes a “next generation” approach. It has a different look than other Cash Wise stores. More fresh foods are offered and there’s an emphasis on convenience for customers. There are…

More Retailers Have Plus-Sized Mannequins

Most mannequins are only a size 2 or 0

More retailers, both big box and locally owned, are putting plus-sized mannequins in their stores. The average American woman is a size 12 or 14, but most mannequins are only size 2 or 0. Some shoppers and retailers both say they feel there’s a need for more representation in stores. “From my personal experience, when I’m shopping with my friends…

Vote Approves Healthy Food Initiative in Convenience Stores

The Cass Clay Food Commission held its first meeting of 2018 and has some exciting things in store for the year ahead

FARGO, ND — The Cass Clay Food Commission held its first meeting of 2018 and has some exciting things in store for the year ahead. The group unanimously voted to approve a blueprint that would increase the amount of healthy food options in local convenience stores. The group also says education is key to making healthier choices. One of the…

Bismarck, Devils Lake Losing Two More Box Stores

Employees who are affected by the closures will be given a severance and will be able to apply at other stores

  REGIONAL — Sears Holdings Corporation has announced more closures of stores in Devils Lake and in Bismarck. The Sears store in Bismarck will be closing its doors between early March and early April. Kmart in Devils Lake will also be closing around that time. The company announced nationwide it would be closing 64 Kmart stores and 39 Sears stores…

LIVE: People Lining Up at Businesses All Over the Metro Ready to Snag Deals

Many Black Friday shoppers say they're trying to get their Christmas shopping done before they even eat their Thanksgiving dinner

FARGO, ND — People have been waiting outside for hours at stores around the metro to start getting their Black Friday deals. Many Black Friday shoppers say they’re trying to get their Christmas shopping done before they even eat their Thanksgiving dinner. People started lining up at places like Best Buy, Kohl’s and West Acres early this afternoon. Every shopper…

Kmart Closures to Hit Thief River Falls, Aberdeen

No Sears locations are on the closure list for our region

  THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — More bad news for fans of Sears and Kmart. Sears Holding Co. has announced it will close another 18 Sears stores and 45 Kmart stores. Making the list of Kmart closures are stores in Thief River Falls and Aberdeen. No Sears locations are on the closure list for our region. Sears at West Acres…

1-Up: Nintendo Bringing Back NES Classic Edition Console in 2018

Nintendo company officials confirm they are bringing back the NES Classic Edition console that was discontinued earlier this year

NATIONAL — Gamers, you may have just defeated your toughest level yet and you didn’t need a 1-up to do it. Nintendo company officials confirm they are bringing back the NES Classic Edition console that was discontinued earlier this year. The $60 console was a top-seller when it came out in 2016, quickly selling out in stores across the country…

New Restaurant Attractions Pop Up in the Metro

Tru Blu Social Club in West Fargo is one of the many restaurants that have opened with a unique atmosphere and menu

FARGO, ND — Throughout the cities of Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead, establishments have come and gone but there has been a recent boom of new restaurants. “We’ve only be open for two weeks,” said General Manager, Landa Heaton, of Tru Blue Social Club in West Fargo. “Our dinners are full every night. We’re building up that lunch crowd right now.”…