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NDSU Men and Women Early Leaders at Summit League Track & Field Championships

The Bison are perennial conference champions

TULSA, Okla. (NDSU Athletics) – The North Dakota State men’s track & field team scored 49 points in two throwing events on the first day of the Summit League Outdoor Championships, opening up an early lead in the hunt for its ninth straight team title. NDSU leads the team race with 54 points through three events on the first day….

League of Women Voters Helping Candidates for Fargo City Commission Attract Voters

Mahoney says it's all about electing people that will create change people are looking for

FARGO, N.D. — Election season is in the air and the League of Women Voters is helping those running for Fargo City Commission attract voters. The vote for Fargo City Commission may not be until June 12th, but the League of Women Voters wants you to know more about the candidates. “As you listen to the answers and the responses…

“Boots and Heels” Opens New Downtown Fargo Store

The original store was started in 2011 in Devils Lake

FARGO, N.D. — Boots and Heels has a new location in downtown Fargo. The original store was started in 2011 in Devils Lake. The team emphasizes a “shopping with a friend philosophy” and hopes that customers can find shopping to be a fun experience. “Fashion doesn’t have to be painful. It can be cute, it can be comfortable,” said Amber…

Conference Inspires Women to Be the Best Person They Can Be

The Second Annual Inspire Women's Conference was held Thursday at the Bluestem Amphitheatre

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Women from across the Valley learned how they could get the most from their personal and professional lives at the second annual Inspire Women’s Conference. The conference included speeches and workshops led by four area women, which included topics such as time management and discovering personal passions. The conference also included a networking session, which event organizers…

One Woman’s Journey Surviving a Heart Attack

Fargo woman shares her survival story, hoping to inspire others

FARGO, N.D. — February is American Heart Month. The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Woman campaign is encouraging women to take their heart health seriously. One woman wanted to share her story to help others to be more aware. “Putzing around the house and whatever,” says Wentz. Mary Wentz, of Fargo, like many people on the weekend, was trying…

Oregon Clothing Company Raising Money for South Dakota Abortion Clinic

South Dakota is among seven states with only one abortion provider

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — An Oregon clothing company has raised over $25,000 for South Dakota’s only abortion clinic. Portland-based Wildfang’s fundraising is intended to help Sioux Falls Planned Parenthood pay doctors who travel to the state to perform abortions and to pay for legal battles. South Dakota is among seven states with only one abortion provider. CEO Emma McIlroy says…

Changing Lives One Outfit at a Time

One locally owned store in West Fargo is helping women discover their confidence

WEST FARGO, ND — We all have a different definition of beauty but one locally owned store in West Fargo is helping women discover their confidence. They are finding their beauty inside and out. This isn’t just any store. “When you look in the mirror what don’t you like? Just so we know what else to grab for you that…

Two Killed in Head-On Crash in Grand Forks County

The crash is being investigated

  GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — Two women are dead after a head-on crash in Grand Forks County. The crash happened around 10:45 this morning on Highway 15, 12 miles west of Thompson. A car driven by 19-year-old Brenden Myron of Northwood crossed the centerline at a curve in the road and crashed with a minivan driven by 59-year-old Scott…

YWCA Receives a Share of $1.8 Million for Housing Efforts

This is the 28th year they received a portion of the $1.8 million grant from Housing and Urban Development and although it supports housing efforts, it goes beyond that

FARGO, N.D. — Housing and Urban Development has awarded 18 programs in North Dakota a share of $1.8 million in federal money. An organization in Fargo is a recipient of the funding. The YWCA is helping impoverished women and children create a new future. “To be able to help women move from a state of chaos and crisis back out…

Some New Titles are Granted at the North Dakota International Pageant

Each and every one of these women are making a difference but what makes the perfect contestant?

FARGO, ND — The title holders for the North Dakota International Pageant are handing down their crowns. This was a night these women will never forget. When it comes to the pageant world, the glitz, the glam and the round of applause definitely add to the excitement. But it isn’t what it’s all about. “We don’t have to be great…