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United Way still needs 644 backpacks to help kids in need

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - United Way needs your help in collecting at least 644 more backpacks to reach their 6,000-backpack goal. So far, volunteers have collected 5,356 backpacks. Along with the 644 backpacks needed, United Way Volunteers could still use 434 wide markers and 759 packs of wide...
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Letter: Do you worship God or Anthony Fauci?

Dear those in Fargo-Moorhead that are thinking of mandating the experimental vaccines, especially Sanford and all who work there:. I encourage you to look at the Nuremberg Code number one: "Voluntary consent of the human subject is absolutely essential." It should be a choice, even for nurses and doctors, whether...
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Benefit for Rick’s Bar Bartender

FARGO, ND (KVRR) — Rick’s Bar hosted a silent auction and Jam Band in partnership with Lend A Hand Up for one of their bartenders Mark Hagen. Mark, who is also known as “Box”, just had triple arterial bypass surgery and will be out of work for some time. The...

Coming together for Night to Unite

WEST FARGO — After staying apart for most of 2020 and much of 2021, the community is being invited back together by the West Fargo Police Department when it hosts the annual Night to Unite event next week. West Fargo's Night to Unite will be held from 5 to 8...
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Food Tasting Event to be Held Wednesday to Help Benefit Gigi's Playhouse

(Fargo, ND) -- If you're looking for lunch plans on Wednesday, we may have you covered. Archer Real Estate Services, which is hosting the event at their 9th Street South location, along with Thomsen Homes LLC. and Guaranty & Title Co. are holding a street fair food event from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm in Archer Real Estate parking lot.

Speakers announced for Ladyboss Summit Aug. 5

FARGO — The Ladyboss Summit, a virtual summit meant to connect and empower women, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5. The event will include speakers, panel discussions, breakout sessions and more. This year's theme is "Flourish." "We were thinking about how the pandemic has...

Fargo's Downtown Community Partnership names new executive director

FARGO — Cindy Graffeo has been named the new executive director of the Downtown Community Partnership. Graffeo brings to the nonprofit job nearly five years of experience managing and working with the downtown partnerships in Eau Claire, Wis., and she has served in the past as executive director of the Moorhead Economic Development Authority.

Choice Bank to host 'Go Hawaiian for Hospice' fundraiser

FARGO — Choice Bank is hosting a fundraiser for Hospice of the Red River Valley on Tuesday, July 27. The "Go Hawaiian for Hospice" event will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 4501 23rd Ave. S. The luau lunch will offer a pig roast and live music. In...
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“Festival of Fire” Held In Downtown Fargo

FARGO, ND (KVRR) — The Fargo- Moorhead community was invited to learn more about the annual Somali celebration known as Neeroosh, or the festival of fire, which celebrates the beginning of the solar year. The event was held at Broadway Square and also focused on bringing different cultures together as...
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Original Moorhead Dairy Queen to host Miracle Treat Day

(Moorhead, MN) -- The original Moorhead Dairy Queen, at 24 South 8th Street, is celebrating Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day on Thursday, July 29th. That day, 100% of the proceeds from each Blizzard and Blizzard coupon sale will be donated to Children’s Miracle Network benefitting Sanford Children’s. The nationwide Miracle Treat Day will take place on Thursday, October 28th. Due to the unpredictable weather pattern in October, the original Moorhead Dairy Queen location decided to host Miracle Treat Day in the summer.
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N.D. 4-H Foundation Awards Scholarships

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Extension) – The North Dakota 4-H Foundation has awarded 10 scholarship to 4-H members. Eleanor R. Schulz Memorial Scholarship ($300) – Tucker Regner, Cavalier County. North Dakota 4-H Foundation Scholarship in memory of Erwin and Nora Klusmann and John Norgaard ($350) – Madeline Robinson, Cass County. Rosevold...

German Folk Festival planned Aug. 7 at Rheault Farm

FARGO — Experience Germany without leaving Fargo during the Fargo Park District’s German Folk Festival from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7 at Rheault Farm. 2902 25th St. S. This free event is dedicated to all things German culture, food, music, crafts and fun!. Germans are known worldwide for...
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Benefit helps support woman in cancer fight

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A taco bar benefit is helping raise funds for a woman diagnosed with melanoma. Family and friends of Carissa Sjolie are hosting the walking taco bar, silent auction and raffle after Sjolie’s diagnosis showed the cancer had spread to her liver, lungs, spleen and brain.

Nelson: Where was my white privilege?

Given America's collapse into a maelstrom of endless charges of racism, perhaps an anecdotal defense against such is called for. Let me offer a thumbnail autobiographical sketch. It's an unremarkable, even boring story, so I ask the reader's patience. There's a point to it. Most of my years growing up...

Single moms invited to join Jeremiah Program in Fargo

FARGO — The Jeremiah Program is looking for single mothers to join their community that is focused on disrupting generational poverty for single moms and their children. The national nonprofit takes a holistic approach to help mothers identify and achieve their academic and career goals while providing gap-closing educational experiences for their children.

Vaccination clinic held with focus on Fargo's Islamic community

FARGO — At 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 20, hundreds came out to the North Softball Complex and laid out their prayer rug. People stood, bowed, and then kneeled on the ground for the Muslim holiday of Eid. The holiday celebrates the Prophet Ibrahim — otherwise known as Abraham from the Book of Genesis.