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LIVE: West Acres Shopping Center As Busy As Ever

Shopping Center Seeing Flurry Of Openings And Expansions This Year

  The people down at West Acres Shopping Center say the next couple months will be as busy as any point in the mall’s history. Multiple stores are moving. Multiple new stores are opening. Three retailers are expanding, including Halberstadt’s, That’s just for shopping. The new Crave restaurant should be open within a couple months, along with Foss Swim School…

UPDATE: Missing Moorhead Girl Found

She was last seen wearing black shorts with green stripe, a black tank top, and black sandals. 

UPDATE: Moorhead Police say Jordyn Glass has been found.   MOORHEAD, MN — The Moorhead Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in locating Jordyn Glass, age 15, of Moorhead Glass is described at being 5’8’’, 180 pounds, blue eyes, with blonde hair and teal highlights underneath.  She was last seen wearing black shorts with green stripe, a black tank…

Kids Learn How To “Grow Together” at West Acres Mall

Northern Plains Botanical Garden Society is teaming up with West Acres Mall to show these little ones how to garden.

FARGO, N.D.– Kids in the area are learning what it takes to have a green thumb during a series called “Grow Together”. Northern Plains Botanical Garden Society is teaming up with West Acres Mall to show these little ones how to garden. The activity teaches kids how to plant a seed in soil and how to take care of it….

Foss Swim School to Open in Old Best Buy Building

The school has locations in several states

FARGO, N.D. –The old Best Buy building near West Acres Mall has been empty for about a year now, but come fall, there will be new businesses inside. Foss Swim School will be opening up in a few months. Construction workers are busy making changes to the building. Foss has a general contractor working, and the footprint of a pool…

LIVE: The Arts Partnership Hosting Spring Celebration

Celebration Is Part Of The Arts Partnership's Spring Fundraiser

  As Communications Director Chelsey Ewen says, The Arts Partnership has its hands in pots around the Metro, promoting art, local artists, and helping make the F/M area more vibrant. The Arts Partnership is raising money all day May 22nd. They goal is to raise $10,000 to help fund operating costs. The Arts Partnership is also hosting a celebration at…

LIVE: New Look Coming To West Acres

Major Renovation Projects Scheduled To Open This Summer

  West Acres Mall is set to have an updated look by the end of the summer, with new addictions focusing more on experiences than shopping. A dedicated artist space called Aptitude is set to open this summer. That’s in conjunction with The Arts Partnership. Crave American Kitchen & Sushi Bar is also rapidly renovating its space in the mall….

Morph II Art Exhibit Displays Sculptures Made out of Mannequins

Body parts are painted, then combined into sculptures

FARGO, N.D. — The West Acres Mall is displaying a new art exhibit involving something usually seen in clothing stores. The Morph II Art exhibit features paintings done on the body parts of mannequins. Each painting is then transformed into an abstract sculpture. Students of the Plains School of Abstract Painting made the sculptures, and the parts came from one…

Local Artists Present Abstract Mannequin Exhibit at West Acres

This 1,000 square foot exhibit is called Morph II and it's a way for 25 local artists to showcase their work

FARGO, N.D. – Walking around West Acres Mall, you might see an entire section filled with painted mannequin pieces. This 1,000 square foot exhibit is called Morph II and it’s a way for 25 local artists to showcase their work. “We wanted visibility and we also wanted scale and West Acres is the place to get both with the throngs…

West Acres Mall Closes Early Tuesday Due to Inclement Weather

Mall gives stores option to stay open Wednesday

FARGO, N.D. — West Acres Mall officials decided to close the mall at 6 p.m. Tuesday due to the weather outside. They are telling stores they have the option to remain closed or reopen Wednesday. The early closure didn’t stop many people from getting some shopping done. Some say they came to the mall since some other businesses across town closed…

Mayors Declare Emergency Due To Cold Weather, All Flights Cancelled In Fargo & Grand Forks

Moorhead Center Mall to Close at 5 PM, West Acres Mall to Close at 6 PM, Sanford Health Closing Care Clinics On Wednesday

FARGO, ND — Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney and West Fargo Mayor Bernie Dardis have declared an emergency to enact a closure of all non-emergency city offices and buildings in both cities beginning at 5:30 p.m. and continuing through Wednesday. The mayors made the joint declaration to protect residents and city staff members in the community. Snow plowing services will continue and…