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Local virtual event lets you ring in the new year from the comfort of your home

The event starts at 10:30pm.

FARGO, N.D.- Broadway Square is hosting a New Year’s Eve Extravaganza for those looking to bring in the new year at home. Still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, New Years Eve is another celebration that will not look the same this year. Broadway Square in Fargo wanted to provide the F-M community the experience of welcoming a new…

NDSU celebrates the 2020 winter commencement virtually

A total of one thousand 44 undergrad and graduate students were part of the graduating class.

FARGO, N.D.- The virtual celebration included messages from NDSU President Dean Bresciani, Provost Margaret Fitzgerald and student speaker Darby Beyer. A total of one thousand 44 undergrad and graduate students from eight different colleges are part of the graduating class. Student speaker Darby Beyer says students graduating should be proud of what they’ve accomplished amid a very difficult year. “We are…

Organization hosts virtual welcome party for people new to the FM area

Organizers say their main focus this year was to provide people with things to do during the cold months.

FARGO-MOORHEAD -The Greater FM Economic Development Corporation welcomes new locals virtually amid COVID-19. About seven years ago, the organization saw people would often only stay for a short amount of time in the Fargo-Moorhead area because they didn’t feel connected to it. They saw an opportunity to create a twice a year welcoming for those looking to explore all that…

West Fargo Elementary Schools Returning To Onsite Instruction By Late November

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Schools announcing the return to class of all preschool through 5th graders by the end of November. Harwood and Legacy Elementary Schools will be the first two schools in the district to bring students back four days a week. All elementary buildings will return to full, five-day onsite learning by Monday, November 30….

President Trump says he will not participate in 2nd Presidential debate

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump says he won’t participate in next week’s debate with Democratic nominee Joe Biden if it’s virtual. Debate organizers announced Thursday that the debate would be virtual because of Trump’s diagnosis of COVID-19. The Commission on Presidential Debates made the announcement a week before Trump and Biden were scheduled to face off in Miami. It…

Gigi’s Playhouse hosts virtual walk to celebrate individuals with Down syndrome

Walk goes online this year to support social distancing

WEST FARGO, N.D.– Gigi’s Playhouse walks every year to celebrate their loved ones with Down syndrome. Because of COVID-19, this year looks a little different. Sydney Brantl’s family is walking a mile in their neighborhood to celebrate her and to raise money for Gigi’s Playhouse– an organization that they say means so much to them. “It’s just a great place…

Chamber Hosts Virtual 2020 ChamberChoice Awards

FARGO. N.D. – The annual ChamberChoice awards may be virtual this time, but that same energy they bring every year is still there. The ceremony celebrates important contributions made by businesses, non-profit organizations and entrepreneurs in Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo. “This community has a lot to be proud of thanks in part to the wonderful businesses in this virtual…

Fargo Marathon course laid out for those running Saturday

The race is now completely virtual, and runners are expected to social distance

FARGO, N.D. — Under normal circumstances, Monday would have kicked off a full week of events for the Fargo Marathon. Because of the pandemic, events like Furgo Dog Run and Largest Kid’s Race won’t go on. However, runners can still participate in the Fargo Marathon virtually. They can complete the marathon, half, 10K, or 5K and hit the pavement whenever…

The Minnesota State Fair goes virtual

The At-Home Edition will run August 27 through September 7.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–While Minnesotans may not be able to visit the State Fair grounds, they will still be able to enjoy fair favorites from the comfort of their own home. The Minnesota State Fair is hosting what it calls an At-Home Edition which will run August 27 through September 7. The State Fair will be posting daily fun facts, demonstrations…

FM Pride celebrates 20th anniversary virtually

Fargo-Moorhead Pride is August 13-16

FARGO-MOORHEAD — Like most events this summer, FM Pride looks a little different amid the pandemic. The week-long online celebration began Sunday, August 9 and will continue into next Sunday. A Netflix watch party, virtual pride in the park, and vinyl night are among some of the activities on the agenda. A sticker fundraiser is being put on throughout the…