Tracy Briggs is a former TV anchor/radio host currently working as a features writer and video host for Forum Communications.
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FARGO — The debate over North Dakota's Measure 1 is heating up as two organizations voice their opposition and the measure's supporters fight back.
BISMARCK — A former Fargoan will represent North Dakota in a national music competition later this year.
FARGO — Gasper's School of Dance & Performing Arts will soon expand to south Fargo.
FARGO — There are many reasons why you select a particular physician to care for you or your family — a stellar educational background, impressive professional credentials or a warm bedside manner, for example. You probably wouldn't choose them because they're "smoother than a fresh jar of Skippy."
FARGO — The day before Miss North Dakota 2018 Katie Olson flew off last week to compete at this year's Miss America pageant was filled with tying up loose ends — literally. "I've been running a lot of last-minute errands, picking up things I might have forgotten, like ponytail holders," Olson said with a laugh.
FARGO — The first North Dakotan crowned Miss America, Cara Mund, is striking out at the Miss America Organization in a letter circulating online Friday, Aug. 17.
MOORHEAD — The woman who co-founded the iconic Moorhead Dairy Queen and had a hand in creating the world-famous Dilly Bar has died.
MOORHEAD — Twelve-year-old Addie Loerzel has a smile as sparkly as the sky blue formal gown she wore on Tuesday, Aug. 14. "It's going great!" she said in the midst of running Addie's Royal Cupcake Stand, her seventh-annual cupcake and lemonade fundraiser for the Sunshine Foundation, a national nonprofit that helps "answer the dreams" of kids who are seriously ill or facing physical challenges.
Fargo has been mentioned a few times in song, including by Lyle Lovett ("Farther Down the Line,") Jimmy Buffett ("Travelin' Clean") and Johnny Cash ("I've Been Everywhere"). But Fargo is getting another shoutout in a brand-new song released by the self-described "girl trio" COLOR.
FARGO — On June 8, 1939, Fargo-Moorhead was abuzz with talk of the visit of Norway's Crown Prince Olav and Crown Princess Martha. According to newspaper reports of the time, the royal couple was "highly celebrated" as they toured Concordia College and visited with local dignitaries. Less than one month earlier, another young European man came to town under much different circumstances. He was fleeing the Nazis, leaving his parents behind and hoping to start a new life in a place where he knew almost no one. There were no crowds to welcome him, no pomp and circumstance, but it would be him who, 80 years later, would leave a legacy fit for a king.