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ND Face Mask Warriors Looking For More Volunteers To Make Masks

The group has over 400 members on Facebook.

FARGO, N.D.- As the need for face masks across the nation increases, groups of volunteers trying to fulfill those needs increase as well. Darcy Bjertness from Minot is one of those volunteers leading a Facebook group called North Dakota Face Mask Warriors. “We make face masks for people, cloth face masks that can be reused, and we originally said that…

Fargo New Life Volunteers Camp Out For A Cause During Blizzard

The event is part of Giving Hearts Day.

FARGO, N.D. – New Life Center volunteers camped out in a tent overnight as part of their efforts to raise awareness on homelessness. The volunteers headed to their tents at around 10 p.m. and say that it was pretty calm and temperatures were not too bad. They say everything changed around 3 a.m. when the wind started to pick up…

United Way of Cass-Clay Is Moving Locations

The organization has been in this same location since 1998.

CASS & CLAY COUNTIES- The organization want’s to be able to help more people in the community by allowing for more resources and volunteers. They say this project will have no impact on the current grants they are making to any of their current non-profit partners. United Way will not be using any of the dollars that were raised through…

Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton High School Is Ready To Resume Classes

Classes are expected to resume on Monday.

GLYNDON, Minn.- The snowstorm last weekend left mountains of snow on the school’s roof. As students enjoyed the extra days off, school faculty and staff and volunteers were all hands on deck to remove the snow. They have made a lot of progress in the last couple of days removing snow from the designated areas. “Now, the only areas we…

Boy Missing For Nearly 10 Hours After School Found In Corn Field

More than 600 volunteers searched for the boy and found him around 2 a.m. Wednesday

SHERBURNE CO., Minn. — A 6-year-old boy who went missing after school in Becker, Minnesota Tuesday thanks his dog, Remington, for helping keep him safe. More than 600 volunteers searched for the boy and found him around 2 Wednesday morning. Ethan Haus went missing shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday after he got off the school bus with his siblings and…

American Red Cross Dakotas Region Helping Out in Sioux Falls

They're still in the early stages of assessing the damage from the tornado

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — American Red Cross Dakotas Region is helping people in Sioux Falls affected by the tornado. The organization has opened shelters and is feeding people. If there aren’t enough volunteers in the Sioux Falls area, more volunteers will be deployed from the Dakotas region. The CEO says they’re still in the early stages of assessing the damage….

Essentia Health-Fargo to Begin Enrollment for Historic Research Program

The program is the largest such undertaking ever attempted.

FARGO, N.D.–Research staff will be at Essentia Health-Fargo 52nd Ave Clinic on Tuesday and Wednesday to begin in-clinic enrollment for the All of Us research program. All of Us is a nationwide research initiative aimed at recruiting one million or more volunteers to share personal information that will help speed up health research. The program is the largest such undertaking ever attempted….

Volunteers Begin 10-Day Home Build for Families in Need

Around 700 volunteers are going to be working to make these houses come together

WEST FARGO, N.D.– Piece by piece volunteers work to build three homes for families in need. “It’s a challenge but it’s really fun too,” Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity resource development and marketing manager Pete Christopher said. “We bring people out that maybe have swung a hammer one or two times in their life and they really get to learn…

Habitat for Humanity and Blitz Home Builders Team Up to Build Three Houses in Ten Days

The West Fargo homes will go to three families

WEST FARGO, N.D. — It’ll soon be “home sweet home” for three families thanks to a project between Habitat for Humanity and Blitz Home Builders. The foundations of a new home are going up and it’ll be a huge step up for Alakiir Nhial, a single mother of five. The apartment she currently lives in is small and isn’t good for…

Red Cross Honors Local Heroes at “Celebrating the Mission” Event

Three people received Hero awards

FARGO, N.D. — Everyday heroes in the community are being recognized for their work at American Red Cross’s “Celebrating the Mission” event. Volunteers, local fire departments and emergency responders were all invited to the lunch. The Red Cross helps victims during disasters and keeps people safe by making sure homes have safeguards in case of fire. Jeff Wolsky, who was awarded…