MINNEAPOLIS—America's favorite home-remodeling couple will soon be coming to a department store near you. Target Corp. announced Tuesday, Sept. 12, that it will partner with Chip and Joanna Gaines, the stars of the hit HGTV show "Fixer Upper." The couple announced the partnership at Target's Fall National Meeting Tuesday in Minneapolis. Target will launch Hearth & Hand with Magnolia, an exclusive home and lifestyle brand designed in partnership with the Gaines', in November. The first collection is scheduled to arrive at Target stores on Nov. 5.
BAYAMON, Puerto Rico—When Moorhead native Matt Stein decided to pack up and move to Puerto Rico five weeks ago, he never imagined being in a scenario like the one he's bracing for now. Images and videos of bare store shelves and boarded-up windows after Hurricane Harvey in Texas are now hitting a little closer to home for Stein and his two roommates as they begin to prepare for the worst with Hurricane Irma.
If you've got junk, there's some people coming to town that want to hear from you. Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, better known as the junk-seeking enthusiasts from the History Channel hit "American Pickers," will be visiting Minnesota to film throughout the region in October, according to the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce Facebook page. Wolfe and Fritz are looking, in particular, for large, rare collections and things they've never seen before.
DILWORTH—The Dilworth Police Department is seeking donations from the community that will benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Dilworth Police are looking to fill a trailer that has been parked in front of the Dilworth Walmart, located at 415 34th St. N, which will then be driven this weekend by police officers to storm-ravaged parts of Texas. Specific donations of water, diapers, baby food, canned food, personal hygiene items, clothing and even Walmart gift cards are requested.
FARGO—Celebrity sightings are nothing new to Nik Gruber, but today's sighting required a bit more self-control than the others. "I hate to be the fanboy kind of guy, so I had to hold it in," said Gruber, owner of Gruber Guitars at 413 Broadway N. in downtown Fargo. Shortly after 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, Gruber saw a familiar face walking through the front door of his shop. Gruber knew exactly who it was as soon as he saw him, but—as he would with any customer—he approached the man to see if he could be of any help.
FARGO — West Acres has announced the latest store with plans to open at the mall. Zumiez, a teen-focussed retailer that aims to serve the "skater in all of us," is expected to open sometime this fall. The announcement was made Tuesday evening, July 11, on West Acres' Instagram page. According to a West Acres blog post, Zumiez has been one of the most highly requested stores. "We provide you with cutting edge clothing, footwear, accessories, DVDs, hard goods for skate and snow for active lifestyles," Zumiez said in an official statement.
MOORHEAD — In speech after speech, Bernie Sanders called for making college tuition free. His stance on the issue helped draw in legions of young voters who backed his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. But before there was Bernie, there was the Minnesota Legislature.
MOORHEAD, Minn. — In speech after speech, Bernie Sanders called for making college tuition free. His stance on the issue helped draw in legions of young voters who backed his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. But before there was Bernie, there was the Minnesota Legislature.
MOORHEAD—Cotton candy is the name. Freshness is the game. That's the motto for the area's sweetest start-up business on the block, The Cotton Candy Co. Owners Jeff and Kaylie Risbrudt started the business in October out of the basement of their Moorhead home for now.
WEST FARGO -- Upon the sudden and unexpected death of her husband, Callie Bahls was faced with many significant life decisions. Among them was whether to stay in the house where he had killed himself in the garage. “At first, I thought we would have to move,” Bahls said. Friends, family and others encouraged the family to move, but Bahls knew in her heart she had to stay. It’s who she is: a fighter, not a quitter. “I was worried it would be too hard on the kids emotionally to leave,” Bahls said. “People always ask me, ‘How can you handle it?’”