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Community members gathered for a celebration of musical and visual art at ChalkFest on Thursday at the Red River Zoo in Fargo. The all-day event offered free admission to the zoo for live music and activities. Guests were also provided with their own chalk and encouraged to create art, regardless of their artistic abilities. “In addition to encouraging everyone that visits the zoo to create their own art, we have professional artists outside doing these really fantastic pieces that are gonna be here until it rains again,” said Red River Zoo Executive Director Sally Jacobson.
FARGO - The 2018 Marines Cadet & Junior National Championships are in Fargo for the 25th year. Wrestling begins on Saturday, July 14th at the FargoDome. NDSU head wrestling coach Roger Kish says this is the premier wrestling tournament in the country featuring athletes in grades 9-12. It is the world's largest wrestling tournament according to USA Wrestling. The tournament is July 1
FARGO - Summer is officially here, which means bicyclists will be sharing the road with drivers for the next few months. We reached out to Tom Smith of Great Northern Bicycle Co. for some tips about the rules of the road for cyclists and motorists to help you stay safe.
FARGO -- We Play in Fargo is a 10-day celebration of music culminating with a 72-hour continuous jam session.
FARGO - RibFest is one of the biggest events to kick off the summer in Fargo. Gates opened at 11 am Wednesday. This year there are seven rib cookers competing and the Forum talked with two: Lauren Vega Owner of Cowboys Barbecue and Rib Company and Dan Johnson of Johnson's Bar-B-Que. Both are veterans of RibFest.
FARGO - Vince Kempf's job is to get to know people from different cultures. He is the cultural liaison officer for the Fargo Police Department. Kempf said, "Building relationships is the solution, but the hard part for people is making the first step." Kempf thought it might be a good idea to learn the languages of the different cultures of the Fargo residents he encounters. Kempf decided to learn Nepali because it's a language spoken by Bhutanese people, the largest new American population in the Fargo-Moorhead area.
FARGO - "Oh My Gosh...It's a Robot" is the team name of the Kennedy LEGO League chapter, which will compete against 1,400 teams from 62 countries at FIRST LEGO League Competition in Detroit, Mich. April 25-28. The team advanced after winning the state competition in February. The team is made up of six boys, grades 4th through 6th and are 6th graders Ian Candy and Griffin Terras. 5th graders Brandon Mindemann, Asher Novak, Regean Jorgenson and 4th grader Donghwa Shin.
April is National Poetry Month and in appreciation, poet Dustin Mohagen of Fargo, reads from his chapbook "Wild Time." Mohagen said poetry is sacred and it makes him think of the Bible because of the line, 'In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was God.' "You have this equation between, word and God," Mohagen said. "It's solitude yet you can still feel at one with the human race and I think that's where a lot of its power lies.
Recently, The Fargo Forum’s Bob Lind has been fielding plenty of comments from readers of his Neighbors column about a song, “(You Ought-a Go Ta) North Dakota.” The song was written back in 1958 by Lois Steel and Jack Fulton, according to Williston Herald columnist Sara Spaulding .
WEST FARGO, N.D. - Timberwork's Lumber Jack Show performed at the grand opening of the Duluth Trading Co.in West Fargo Thursday, March 22 . Timberwork's is based out of Hayward, Wis. and tours all over North America doing shows and demonstrations.