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The Fargo-Moorhead Community Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Students at Concordia College honor MLK and discuss why his legacy is so important to them

Concordia students say it’s a holiday that should be recognized on more than just one day of the year. The impact of Dr. King is something that students will take with them forever. “One of his quotes is ‘it’s a day on not a day off’. And that’s really important to me,” said Kaila Juntunene, who is Co-Chair of the…

Two Local Fargo Women Who Created ‘Matthews Voice Project’ Are Being Awarded

Matthews Voice Project helps to aid studens in Fargo Public Schools that are homeless

Monday’s 17th Annual Martin Luther King Celebration will award three people the Fargo Human Relations Award. One of the awards will go to the creators of Matthew’s Voice Project. Matthew’s Voice Project started out as something minimum and ended up impacting more lives than originally planned. Known as ‘MVP’, it’s an effort to assist students in Fargo public schools that…

Perfect Weather for “Icing the Stigma”

Davies High School DECA students held an ice skating fundraiser to raise mental illness awareness

FARGO, N.D. — Students of Davies High School invited the community to come out and ice skate for mental health awareness.  A group of Davies High School DECA students set up “Ice the Stigma” to raise funds for those struggling with mental illnesses. They even poured free cups of hot chocolate. “Personally struggling with mental illnesses and having lots of…

DGF Middle School Hosts Its School Wide Geographic Bee

6th, 7th and 8th graders compete at DGF middle school in the Geographic Bee

DGF Middle School held their 2017 National Geographic Bee. It’s the 29th year the National Geographic Society had the competition for students in thousands of schools across the U.S The bee started with classroom competitions. The top 10 scorers between all 6th 7th and 8th graders competed in the school level competition this afternoon. 8th grader Zachary McFarland was the…

Kids at Ben Franklin Middle School Learn Retail

Partnering with the Kilbourne Group, kids imagine a shop for Roberts Common in Fargo

Students at Ben Franklin Middle School got a crash course in retail over the past few months. The students presented their plans for unique retail stores that could be built in Roberts Commons in Fargo. They worked over the past few months along with the Kilbourne Group to come up with the ideas for the stores. They identified target audiences,…

Record Snowfall Hits the Red River Valley

Fargo set a one-day snowfall record with more than nine inches of snow in a 24 hour period

Record snowfall in parts of North Dakota and Minnesota is mostly to blame for making travel difficult in the region. As much as 10 inches of new snow fell in the Red River Valley with Fargo setting a single-day record on Monday of 9.2 inches. Students in some school districts had an extended winter break because of the dangerous travel…