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FARGO—Family Wellness in Fargo is now offering paddleboard classes called "Float Fit" and "Float Yoga" at the fitness center. Both exercises help you engage your core and strengthen your body. The Instructor says doing Float Yoga has even improved her skills on land. "I could not do a headstand on land, and by practicing headstand on the board, falling off many times, but eventually getting to do a headstand on the board, I was eventually able to do a headstand on land without being against the wall," said Karla Hensrud-Wagner, Group Fitness Manager.
FARGO—More than 350 people gathered at Island Park Stage in Fargo Wednesday to hear local living legends speak about their success. The weekly 1 Million Cups event encourages entrepreneurs to continue to grow their ideas. Wednesday, Bill Marcil Sr. of Forum Communications joined the group to offer them advice. He was interviewed by his son, Bill Marcil Jr. He asked his dad about how he became involved in Forum Communications and what was the biggest hurdle he had to face.
Welcome to your news update. BIKER DEAD AFTER ACCIDENT New overnight, one man is dead after an alleged drunk driver hit a motorcyclist near Larimore. Authorities say it happened last night around 9:15 p.m. on Grand Forks County Road 4. 43-year-old Paul Lilja of Larimore was heading east when he turned into a driveway, hitting an oncoming motorcyclist.
FARGO—If you're not ready for fall, don't worry, you can still enjoy a summertime favorite before the cold weather takes over. More than 20 cooking teams will be facing off Saturday at the 6th Annual Scheels North Dakota Barbecue Championship. The contest is happening in Fargo at the Scheels Home and Hardware parking lot from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Admission is free, but at 2 p.m. you can make a $5 donation to sample food from every team and place a vote for the 'People's Choice Award'.
FARGO—Members of the Vietnam Veterans of America organization honored Prisoners of War and Missing in Action service people this morning on the Veterans Memorial Bridge between Fargo and Moorhead. The somber ceremony started with a prayer. Various members of North Dakota armed forces groups honored the missing service members with speeches, reading the Code of Conduct, and a missing man table ceremony. A retired Air Force member said that Friday was special, but he's always thinking of lost soldiers.
Welcome to your news update. FARGO BURGLARY ARREST A man is in jail after he broke into a home and tried to run away from police. Authorities say it happened around 11:30 p.m. last night in the 700 block of 11th Street South. 35-year-old Daniel Wylot of Fargo was inside the house when he was caught by the homeowner.
FARGO—Another person from the Fargo-Moorhead area is headed south to help Hurricane Harvey victims during the recovery process. Major Byron Medlock, of the Fargo Salvation Army, is going to Houston Thursday. Medlock will spend two weeks there helping to set up a warehouse to store and distribute supplies. He will also provide emotional and spiritual care to disaster victims. "We're there to support them, that we're there to give them hope and encourage them to continue on and rebuild their lives," said Major Byron Medlock, Fargo Salvation Army.
METRO—All schools in the Fargo-Moorhead area are officially back in session! Eager, excited and some tired students hurried into S.G. Reinersten Elementary School in Moorhead before the morning bell rang. The Moorhead School District was the last in the Metro area to return to class. Quite a few parents made sure to get their "first day" pictures. The principal and teachers greeted and high-fived students at the front door. One fourth grader tells us she was ready because she wanted to see some familiar faces.
Welcome to your news update. Labor Day travel Today is Labor Day, marking the unofficial end of summer. And, if you're one of the millions of Americans who hit the road for the long weekend, you may want to pack your patience as you travel back home. Some of Highway 10 is under construction and it could take longer to get back home from the lake or cabin.
AUDUBON, Minn.—You can taste, buy and pick fresh produce at an apple orchard less than an hour outside of Fargo. Gottenborg Apple Orchard is opening up Saturday for the first time this year. It's open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. It has more than 2,000 trees, and eight different varieties of apples. All of the produce is pesticide free. The orchard will be open every weekend until October.