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Tim Walz Makes Trip To Fergus Falls For Governor’s Deer Hunting Opener

This was Walz's first Deer Hunting Opener Trip As Governor

  FERGUS FALL, Minn — Tim Walz, in his first year as Governor for the deer hunting opener, decided to make the trip out to Fergus Falls to try and get his first deer as Governor. Mark Thoma, who got to be the host for this year’s hunt, says it’s all about tradition. “That really is what the experience that…

Moorhead Dairy Queen’s 70th Anniversary Gets Special Proclamation

The Moorhead Dairy Queen was first built in 1949

MOORHEAD, Minn. — After seven decades as a Moorhead staple, Dairy Queen gets a big announcement from Mayor Johnathan Judd. To celebrate the downtown landmark, Mayor Judd proclaimed March 1st, 2019 to be Historic Moorhead Dairy Queen Day. “Why would you not want to promote a small business, especially nowadays, when there’s so much competition, for a business that has been…

Keeping Traditions Alive: Fargo Native American Commission Holds New Year’s Powwow

This is the sixth annual powwow

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Native American Commission held their annual New Year’s Eve powwow after having to reschedule it because of a blizzard. This is the sixth annual powwow. “When I sing, I have fun. I’m singing to make people dance, to make sure the song is good, and everybody having a good time and it makes me feel pretty…

Bison Fans Feeling Lucky Number 7 on Their Bus Ride Down to Frisco

From Bismarck to Frisco, with stops in Jamestown, Valley City, Fargo and Sioux Falls, the herd is enjoying the atmosphere in the bus "mobile tailgating"

FARGO, N.D. — Fans are feeling lucky number seven as they head to Frisco. And their off, but first, let’s rewind. “She has been packed since ten o’clock sitting in the house waiting to go if that tells you anything,” said Tom Fenner, a fan. It’s that time again, the journey to the F-C-S National Championship game. “Every year is…

Get Into the Holiday Spirit With a Christmas Classic at West Acres

As part of their holiday classics, you can see Christmas Vacation, The Polar Express and Miracle on 34th Street for just $5

FARGO, N.D. — If you’re looking for a fun and discounted way to soak up the holiday season, head over to the West Acres Cinema in Fargo. The movie theater is offering different series throughout December and after the New Year. As part of their holiday classics, you can see Christmas Vacation, The Polar Express and Miracle on 34th Street…

Deeply Rooted Traditions Are Aplenty at “Potato Days” in Barnesville

The celebration has happened continuously in the city since 1991

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — Over the years, Barnesville has cultivated a rich history with one important crop. “This started in 1931, it took a few years off, and we brought it back in 1991, and we’re such a potato–rich area for farming, so it’s just a natural festival for us to have,” said Theresa Olson, the Festival Director for Potato Days. Like…

Annual Downtown Fargo Street Fair Kicks Off

It was a rainy opening day but that didn't stop people from showing up

FARGO, N.D. — The Downtown Street Fair kicked off today, and despite the rainy start, there was no shortage of people who turned out. Dave Huebner, who sells ceramics at the fair, has been there almost every single year. “I flunked ceramics at SDSU… I’ve been working on getting a better grade ever since. To me it’s like a disease,…

3rd Annual Osgood Memorial Day Veterans Appreciation Golf Event

All active, former and retired military personnel get a free day of golf to enjoy with their friends and family

FARGO, N.D. — For the third year in a row, Osgood holds its Memorial Day Veterans Appreciation Golf Event. All active, former and retired military personnel get a free day of golf to enjoy with their friends and family. Staff at Osgood says it’s a great opportunity to say thank you for their service while also giving them a day…

Celebrating Norweigan Heritage at Bethany Retirement Living

Those working at the center say events like these give people a chance to explore a heritage that's a big part of Fargo's history

FARGO, N.D. — Bethany Retirement Living is celebrating Fargo’s Norwegian Heritage, which many people have in our area. People living at Bethany, their families and people from the community got to enjoy some classic music and food. They sang along to the music and learned about the history behind the traditional food. Those working at the center say events like…

The Bison Turf is Bringing Some of its Historical Old in With Some Renovated New

After a fire destroyed the classic NDSU joint in 2016, many didn't think much would remain in its place

FARGO, N.D — After almost two years in the works, the iconic Bison Turf is ready for its re–opening in just a few weeks. People from NDSU are excited about the newly renovated spot and what is has to offer. After a fire destroyed the classic NDSU joint in 2016, many didn’t think much would remain in its place… “That…