West Acres

ND Businesses Excited To Open Early on Sunday

Buisnesses will no longer be required to wait till noon to open

FARGO N.D – Some retailers are going to be opening up earlier starting on Sunday. It’s because the state’s Blue Law not allowing businesses to be open from midnight to noon has been repealed. The goal is to allow businesses the opportunity to decide for themselves when they want to open. The law had been in place since the early…

West Acres Partners with The Arts Partnership to Bring Art Studio to Mall

The Art Incubator will hold nineteen individual Art Studios

FARGO, N.D. — West Acres is making good use of the 6,000 remaining square feet of space of the former Sears building. The Mall has partnered with the Arts Partnership to create Aptitude, a brand new studio space for local artists. The space encourages a collaborative environment for artists and the opportunity for the community to support those artists. The Arts…

“Neither Wolf Nor Dog,” A Film About Native American Life, Opens at West Acres Cinema

It's adapted from a novel by Minnesota author Kent Nerburn

FARGO, N.D. — A movie adapted from a novel by Minnesota author Kent Nerburn opens at West Acres Cinema. The film Neither Wolf Nor Dog tells the story of a white author who gets sucked into the world of contemporary Native American life by a 95–year old Lakota elder. The movie has been in two hundred theaters across the U.S. and…

A Win-Win: Buy Cookies at Chick-Fil-A & Help Brooks Harbor Elementary

FARGO, N.D. – Eating more cookies at Chick-Fil-A will provide a lot more than a full stomach. The food chain’s Cookies for a Cause program is raising money for local organizations. Proceeds from all chocolate chip cookies sold tonight at the West Acres location will go to Brooks Harbor Elementary in West Fargo. Chick-Fil-A started doing Cookies for a Cause to…

Fargo Man Sentenced To Prison For Robbery At Jewelry Store

Victor Velazquez pleaded guilty to one felony count of robbery with a firearm.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – A Fargo man charged in the robbery of a Fargo jewelry store has been sentenced to 4 years in prison. Victor Velazquez pleaded guilty to one felony count of robbery with a firearm. He will also be on supervised probation for two years on his release and was given credit for 208 days already spent in…

Salvation Army Makes Final Push towards $900,000 Kettle Goal

Volunteers set up shop outside several metro locations

FARGO, N.D. — On the last day of its Kettle Campaign, the Salvation Army tries to reach its annual $900,000 goal. Volunteers set up shop at various locations across the metro, including West Acres, to encourage some last–minute donations. Leslie Hagemeister has been volunteering with the Salvation Army, but this marks her first Christmas Eve ringing the bells. She says she…