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Fergus Falls Remembers Deadly 1919 Cyclone

The Otter Tail County Historical Society is commemorating those lost in the tornado

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. –It’s been 100 years since the deadly 1919 tornado that ripped through town. The Otter Tail County Historical Society is commemorating those lost in the cyclone. As bells ring across the city, people stop to remember what happened on June 22, 1919 at 4:45 p.m. What’s a serene Lake Alice today was one of the hardest hit…

Small Business Administration Brings Federal Agencies to Local Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Innovation Research tour goes across the country

FARGO, N.D. — Small businesses may have a hard time getting funding for projects. The Small Business Administration brought resources to about 75 entrepreneurs in Fargo. The Small Business Innovation Research tour brings representatives from over a dozen federal agencies like the Department of Energy and National Science Foundation to cities across the country. Each agency has grant money set aside…

Forget About Painting The Town, “Chicago The Musical” Tour Stop Cancelled

Ticket purchases will be refunded either automatically or by check

FARGO, ND — We have some bad news if you have tickets to next weeks performance of “Chicago the Musical” at the Fargodome. The show has been cancelled due to changes in tour routing. It was scheduled for Tuesday night. Ticket purchases will be refunded either automatically or by check. If you purchased tickets through a resale site, you’ll have to…

Governor Walz To Push Education Proposal During Statewide Tour

Walz is scheduled to be at MSUM in Moorhead on Wednesday

Tim Walz and Peggy FlanaganST. PAUL, MN — Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan are launching a statewide tour on Monday. They will spend four days making 10 stops across the state to push their education proposal. It includes around $520 million for the per-pupil funding formula, $59 million for preschool and $26 million for school safety. He…

Pentatonix and Rachel Platten Are Fargodome Bound This Summer

Tickets for the June 26th show go on sale next Friday

FARGO, ND — Three-time Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum-selling group Pentatonix is coming to Fargo. “Here’s the deal,” said the group in an announcement video. “We had so much fun last year on tour that we just kind of want to do it again this year. But this time we want to go to many more places, see new people, see new…

Governor-Elect Tim Walz Stops in Moorhead on Statewide Listening Tour

He's visiting 24 communities across the state

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Governor–Elect Tim Walz is visiting 24 communities around the state to learn more about what citizens are concerned about. Walz drew a packed crowd at the Fryn’ Pan in Moorhead, with people overflowing from the room. “It was an incredibly respectful and it was across the political spectrum. Those for diversion, those against diversion… it’s about making sure…

Holiday Homes of Hope Tour Raises Awareness for Cystic Fibrosis

Funds from the event go towards medication, scholarships, and education

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Some call cystic fibrosis an invisible disease, but one organization is raising awareness with the Holiday Homes of Hope tour. “It can be very frightening to know you have an invisible disease. There’s a lot of uncertainty with that. There’s also a lot of hope,” Pam Thompson, development director for Cystic Fibrosis Association of ND, said. The group’s Holiday…

Metallica Donates $10,000 to Great Plains Food Bank

They were at the Alerus Center on Saturday

FARGO, N.D. — Metallica did a lot more than sing and rock the Alerus Center in Grand Forks this past weekend. The band also donated $10,000 to Great Plains Food Bank. Metallica is stopping at 33 cities on their “WorldWired” tour. They will donate to one food bank at each stop in conjunction with their All Within My Hands Foundation. Metallica…

Nurses Reunite After 50 Years At Sanford Tour

They graduated from St. Luke's Nursing School in 1968

FARGO, N.D. — Nurses who graduated from St. Luke’s Nursing School half a century ago got to reunite and explore how hospitals have changed. “I’ve always been a nurse. I always knew as a child I was going to be a nurse. I don’t think you become a nurse just by chance. You want to work with people, you want to…

“Tour De Craft” Lets People Explore Local Breweries

Organizers say the goal is to let people explore the rapidly growing craft beer scene

FARGO, N.D. — Midwest Radio of Fargo–Moorhead put on a craft beer tour so people could explore local breweries. Over 50 people were at the sold–out event, and a bus took tourists to four different local hot spots. They stopped at Kilstone, Flatland, Prairie Brothers, and Rustica. Organizers say the goal of the event was to get people to explore the…