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Superintendents ready to face challenges of new school year

Despite all of the challenges the school districts are facing, they feel ready to meet the needs of their students.

FARGO, N.D. – Over the next two weeks, 30,000 students will head back to school in-person for the first time since the pandemic began. The school districts of Fargo, West Fargo, and Moorhead, have spent the summer carefully preparing for all of the challenges that lie ahead of them, especially COVID-19. “Every generation has had a challenge, and this is…

West Fargo Man Run Over by Tractor

The accident happened west of Cooperstown, North Dakota

GRIGGS COUNTY, N.D. — A West Fargo man is injured after getting run over by a tractor in Griggs County. It happened west of Cooperstown shortly after 10 a.m. Saturday. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 32-year-old Ryan Hoverson was working on a fence with another man when a parking brake malfunction caused the tractor to run him over. Hoverson…

Hundreds show up for second annual “Ride With Natalee” motorcycle ride

The event is in support of 5-year-old Natalee Strubbe

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of bikers from across the metro came out in support of a courageous young girl Sunday afternoon. The second annual Ride With Natalee: Against Sexual Abuse motorcycle ride kicked off at Harley-Davidson of Fargo. The event is in support of Natalee Strubbe, a 5-year-old girl who was raped multiple times by a teenage boy last…

Report names West Fargo best city to live in North Dakota

WEST FARGO, N.D.–A report completed by 24/7 Wall Street has named West Fargo the best city to live in North Dakota. The report titled “Best Cities to Live in Every State” notes that West Fargo is among the fastest growing communities in the country and has had a population growth of 27.4 percent over the last five years. The report…

As school year nears, parents grapple with challenges to come

One West Fargo parent says she's scared for her family

WEST FARGO, N.D. — As parents across Fargo-Moorhead prepare for the fall semester, some say they’re left with no good options. For one West Fargo mom, sending her daughters back to school wasn’t an easy decision. “They need to go back,” said Ntakirutimana Berita. “There’s nothing I can do.” She says distance learning this past spring simply wasn’t effective. Her…

United Way hands out backpacks, school supplies to families in need

6,040 backpacks filled with school supplies will be distributed to students and families

WEST FARGO, N.D. — United Way of Cass-Clay continues to hand out backpacks and school supplies to families in need. As part of its School Supply Drive, the organization has collected over 6,000 backpacks filled with supplies donated by the community. Seven hundred backpacks were available for pickup at Aurora Elementary in West Fargo Thursday morning. It was the third…

West Fargo brings back its Street Fair with COVID-19 protocols in place

The event ran from 10 to 7 o'clock

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo Street Fair has nearly 50 different vendors selling items like clothing, home decor, sunglasses, as well as food and drinks. The organizers say a lot of planning took place to make sure it’s a safe environment for everyone attending. At the entrance, visitors get their temperature checked, as well as are provided a…