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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The water in rural southeast North Dakota is among the nation’s best based on its taste, clarity and odor, according to results of a recent competition.
FARGO — About 100 people marched down Broadway and gathered downtown Wednesday, Feb. 14, for a local event in recognition of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women Awareness Day.
MOORHEAD – City Council member Brenda Elmer made it official on Tuesday, Feb. 13, when she announced she’ll run for mayor here.
FARGO — A movie theater here will soon show a current Hollywood film with full captions, and Jodi Meisch said she's excited about what it means for deaf people in the area. The Mapleton, N.D., woman has been in touch for a while with Rick Solarski, general manager of the Marcus West Acres Cinema, to try to make something like this happen. But Meisch said she encouraged him to speed up that effort about a week ago when the local deaf community decided to move its informal monthly gathering to Saturday, Feb. 10.
FARGO — Giving for this year's installment of Giving Hearts Day started early Wednesday, Feb. 7, when Dakota Medical Foundation chose two winning community-minded businesses that get to distribute a combined $10,000 to charities.
FARGO — A program that offers unique housing and support for low-income mothers and children was ready to show off its new Fargo-Moorhead campus on Tuesday, Feb. 6.
FARGO — The new Ronald McDonald House that broke ground last summer is going to be bigger and more accommodating once it opens in May. Construction started July 11 on the 30,000-square-foot new facility within walking distance of Sanford Medical Center. On Giving Hearts Day this Thursday, Feb. 8, the public is invited to tour the soon-to-be finished building.
MOORHEAD — Chris Mortenson's great-great-grandparents came to South Dakota from Norway in 1882 in search of better economic opportunity. Mortensen hiked that 66-mile last leg of their journey last summer as a way to transcend time, connect to his roots and make art.
FARGO — The Impact Foundation has high hopes to more than double last year's 22,000 donors this Giving Hearts Day on Thursday, Feb. 8. The 24-hour online give-a-thon that has raised more than $40 million since it started is aiming for 50,000 donors this year, according to Executive Director Pat Traynor.
FARGO — Signe Marie Harless' entry into the world was not going to wait. The baby girl's mom gave birth to her in the backseat of a farm truck at 9:32 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, before she and her husband could reach the hospital from Halstad, Minn. Danielle Harless went into labor at 8:45 p.m., and they headed immediately to the hospital making it only as far as the parking lot of Essentia Health-Fargo when newborn Signe was born, according to hospital spokesman Jordan Schroeer.