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16 WHAT IS GIVING HEARTS DAY? 22 Umoja 26 American Foundation for Suicide Prevention 30 BIO Girls 36 K9 Crew 40 Friends of the Children Fargo-Moorhead 44 15 More Charities to Support Local Youth 60 8 Tips For Donating To the Great Plains Food Bank

FARGO MONTHLY IS GOING BIG IN 2022 62 FOOD AND DRINK 66 Drekker Brewhalla Expansion 68 Mas Tequila

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70 HOME & DESIGN 72 Ask the Home Experts Why 2022 is the Best Year To Buy/Sell Your Home 76 SHOPPING 77 Kick Start Your Valentine's Day Shopping Guide With These Local Options 80 Meet the Maker: Bohemian Blü 83 KIDS & PARENTS 84 Take Back Your Winter 88 HEALTH, SPORTS & REC 90 Fargo Sports Complex 93 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT 94 Fargo Moorhead Community Theater's Upcoming Acts 96 Kingpinz Social

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ith a new year comes new possibilities and we are doubling down this year on making sure that we bring you the best, most resourceful and wholly positive magazine we can in 2022.

Moving forward, we will be making a number of positive changes including: 1. A HUGE increase in page numbers, almost double the pages per issue from what we ran in 2021. 2. More content, we got rid of anything we didn't find necessary and left what we thought was important. 3. Sections, we want to bring you everything from Sports, Health & Rec to Arts & Entertainment to Home/Design to Food & Drink to Parents & Kids to Shopping to Local Business to Careers. We are bringing it all. Our team could not be more excited! Have story ideas? Email us at magazine@ spotlightmediafargo.com or reach out to us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram

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s I’m finally settling into my job here at Spotlight, and on the Fargo Monthly editorial team, I have already been able to get a taste of what I was so excited about coming into this position—storytelling. In just over a few months, I have met some amazing individuals and most of those individuals are a part of this issue. Just as past editors have said regarding the January charity issue, there are just simply not enough pages to highlight who we want, because all of these non-profits deserve to have their stories told. We decided to go with a common denominator, non-profits who specifically work to support the mental health of the children in the community. Even after narrowing it down, we still can’t cover all of the organizations (which is not a bad thing), but we want to share the stories of a few. You don’t need a statistic to understand the impact that the last few years have had on mental health; but even so, there are programs and people making a difference in the lives of the community’s youth today. Whether or not you’re able to give this Giving Hearts Day, these stories are worth the read. Now, I could tell you all about what giving means to me, but really, it doesn’t matter what it means to me; what matters is what it means to YOU. We hope this issue can give you a place to learn more about the organization that you have the opportunity to give to. Get ready for Feb 10, 2022, Giving Hearts Day!

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In honor of Giving Hearts Day, we talked with a number of local businesses to learn what causes they are supporting. Throughout the rest of the issue, we also highlight some small budget nonprofits worth supporting while bringing you the business tips and insights you've come to expect from our publication.

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BY THE NUMBERS

$22 MILLION

RAISED THROUGH DONATIONS IN 2021

25+ LOCAL SCHOOLS

PARTICIPATED IN THE GIVING HEARTS DAY SCHOOL PROGRAM

2,655+ GIFT CARDS PURCHASED

$1 MILLION+ IN ADVANCE DONATED THROUGH

SCHEDULED GIVING

First held in 2008, Giving Hearts Day is a 24-hour online fundraising charity event. This charitable giving day is hosted by Dakota Medical Foundation (DMF), Impact Foundation and the Alex Stern Family Foundation. Together, these organizations offer resources that help nonprofits accomplish their missions, specifically by teaching them how to perfect the art of fundraising. Throughout the year, charities involved are provided the necessary tools to learn how to raise funds with more impact. Then, each year on Giving Hearts Day, their skills get put to use. Over the course of 13 years, givers have raised more than 112 million for over 500 regional charities. According to Impact Institute Director Scott Holdman, Giving Hearts Day was originally designed as an experiment to study an emerging trend. This trend saw people honoring their loved ones by supporting a charity instead of buying them presents. Jeana Peinovich, the Initiative Director of DMF‘s Lend A Hand Up program, came up with the idea to hold an event around Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is famously dedicated to spreading love, whether that be to a special romantic partner or even valuable friendships. And what better way to spread love than to donate to a worthy cause? Though it began as a pilot for just a handful of medical-related charities, Giving Hearts Day has turned into a booming success for all sorts of charities, large and small. By nature, DMF is dedicated to building the fundraising successes of health-related nonprofits. When this pilot program exceeded expectations and gained momentum in the community, DMF began to receive interest from non-medical related charities who wanted to get involved as well. In the desire to help even more organizations, DMF partnered with the Alex Stern Family Foundation to form Impact Foundation. Together, these groups provide resources to any organization that is interested in taking part. While the actual fundraiser takes place on February 10, Giving Hearts Day is much more than just a 24-hour donation drive. Holdman said, “It’s about way more than just getting contributions. This is about creating community and paving the path forward.” Every organization that participates in Giving Hearts Day goes through a set of trainings together, planting seeds beyond the day itself. 17


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Organizations benefit year-round with one-on-one coaching provided by Impact, their team is available to answer questions and facilitate connections with like-minded people and organizations. There’s even a private Facebook group where hundreds of organizations from across the region can join together to ask and answer questions. Those involved get an arsenal of training products and assets, all thanks to being part of the Giving Hearts Day network. “There’s a lot of fun energy around this day that allows people to experiment and figure out what works for them,” said Holdman. He said this day provides a time for these organizations to try something new and branch out. If those techniques go well, they can implement them year-round. If an organization has never done a social media campaign, this is a great time to try one. Or if they’ve never raised a major gift, this is when they have a reason to ask for one. The day can kick off a mission of trying out a new tagline or campaign and really get creative with how to apply the tools they learned from DMF‘s training. While the charities involved in Giving Hearts Day benefit from it the most, the act of donating is an incredibly powerful experience. Holdman shared, “Getting involved with your community, getting connected to a cause and making a contribution are things that we all need to thrive and to benefit our psychological well-being.” With Giving Hearts Day, there is an opportunity to do just that. We need a place to make a contribution to so we can know the 18 | JANUARY 2022 | FARGOMONTHLY.COM

feeling of making a difference. “There’s a reason why philanthropy exists: we all need a cause bigger than ourselves and a purpose,” said Holdman. “We are built to join the community. But what you have to do in modern life is navigate the options,” said Holdman. For all donors, Holdman offers this piece of advice: use your “no” to empower your “yes.” You don’t need to fix the whole world, but you do need to embrace your “yes” by finding something to plug into and by finding a community. As part of their community engagement, Giving Hearts Day also uses the hashtag #CountMe across other social media platforms. See who is supporting what organization and join in on sharing about this special day. With potential for match donations, it’s a perfect day to get started on a path of generous giving and inspire others to do the same. With Giving Hearts Day approaching, join the movement and find your own tribe. In preparation for the day, you can research organizations involved at GivingHeartsDay.org or ImpactGiveback.org to see which causes resonate most with you. Join thousands of people in one of the most generous regions of the nation as they rally to support over 500 organizations who will make a positive impact on the community throughout 2022.


BY THE NUMBERS

$112 MILLION+

RAISED SINCE EVENT’S FOUNDING IN 2008

$897,522 MILLION

RAISED BY NEW LIFE CENTER IN ONE DAY IN 2021

336+ BUSINESSES ENGAGED IN THE GIVING HEARTS DAY BUSINESS PROGRAM




nlike some of our other highlights in this magazine, Umoja Writing Workshops is not an individual organization, but instead a program put on by YouthWorks, an organization with a mission of helping homeless, runaway, trafficked and struggling youth throughout North Dakota. However, like the other organizations highlighted in this magazine, Umoja Writing Workshops is making a real impact on our area's youth.

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Umoja Writing Workshops is in its first year of a partnership with Fargo Public Schools. Its founders, J'Neil Gibson and Fred Edwards, created the program so that any eligible student can join. Umoja Writing Workshops help students grow in a positive direction by creating a sense of belonging, working on soft skills like vulnerability, empathy and expression, but most of all, developing a sense of unity. In fact, Umoja means unity in Swahili, and each session is opened with the students sharing lunch together. "After the killing of George Floyd, we had a lot of BIPOC students expressing that they were angry to us at Youthworks,” said Gibson. "They were telling us that they wanted to express themselves in ways that we didn't think were best or the most productive. So, we put our heads together and tried to find a better way for them to express themselves. We believe that using words, using poetry as a way to express sentiments is a much more productive way. Those are good avenues for expression on distrust, on hurt, on pain. Going out and reacting violently or in the wrong way won't work out well for our youth. So, we decided to put together a writing workshop for our youth to express themselves that way." In addition to the writing portions of the workshop, which runs for two hours weekly at Fargo Davies, Fargo

South and Fargo North High Schools and includes writing prompts on everything from daily experiences to creative writing, the program also creates a space where the participating students can express their culture through the way they speak. "Everyone in that class looks similar to each other," said Edwards referring to the Umoja group at Davies High school. "In this program, they have teachers that look similar to them. We talk the language that the students speak. We reach them where they are." Prior to the workshop portion of the meetings, the kids also have the opportunity to play the music that they like.

that is one thing that we are definitely tracking," said Gibson. “There was actually one instance where a white student at the school posted a video of herself saying the N-Word five times. The video went viral. Instead of a fight breaking out, our group held a meeting and decided to bring the student into the fold and teach them about their culture. This also caused two of the students to start a People of Color group to teach others about their culture." In fact, as of recently, a low truancy rate is a requirement of staying in the program itself. Participating students also have to maintain certain academic standards to stay involved in the program.

"If I go to work, I have a job to do and that job might not involve expressing myself," said Gibson. "This program is an opportunity for kids to express themselves for two hours a day."

While it takes more than a couple months' worth of data to get worthwhile qualitative and quantitative results from a program, Gibson is already seeing a positive impact with truancy rates and conflicts among students. "While we aren't sure yet about the program's impact on confrontations,

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This is all aimed at pursuing positive change in the group’s participating population which they hope will also have increased motivation to get involved in other programs.

involved with positive things like sports, other programs or maybe even start their own program like our two students who started the POC program.”

“The majority of students in Umoja weren’t participating in any group before joining the program,” said Gibson. “So with them joining the program, we’re already making an impact. But we hope that more of our students will get

To help Umoja continue its mission in 2022 and beyond, visit youtworknd.org to donate.



ccording to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 47,511 Americans died by suicide in 2019. In North Dakota in 2020, we had the 17th highest rate of suicide in the country. The North Dakota chapter for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is working to lower both of those numbers through education and community awareness. America Foundation for Suicide Prevention's mission is to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide.

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ccording to research, in North Dakota, girls struggle with their mental health at nearly double the rates than boys do, and their relationship with their self-esteem is highest in third grade and plummets to a low in sixth grade. BIO Girls provides mentorship, an inclusive environment and valuable life skills to empower these young girls.

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Missy Heilman is the founder and executive director of the local nonprofit, BIO Girls. The organization reaches girls in grades second through sixth in four states, focusing across the upper midwest, and working on adding programming to more cities across North Dakota. Before BIO Girls was what it is today, it was simply an idea, or more, a desire Missy had for her own children. “At the time, I was a mom of a toddler and a preschooler, and I became very sensitive to the messages that our girls receive about being someone other than who they were truly made to be,” she explained. Missy found herself driven to volunteer somewhere in the community, but when she reached out to different organizations, she never heard back. She decided if she wanted to find something to give her kids the mentorship, tools and encouragement she knew would help them, she would have to create something herself.

“That first year, honestly, we were shooting from the hip. And after each session, we'd say, what are we going to talk about next week. The structure of BIO girls has not changed from day one, but what has changed is that we've invested heavily in the curriculum development and the research that backs us and now have 10 employees that are running the back end of the business to make it all happen,” Missy explained. Although it began here in Fargo, there were requests for BIO Girls to take the program to other cities after only the first year.

“At the time, I was still working a full-time job, was pregnant with my third kid and had no extra time but said, okay,” Missy said. “I knew that it was maybe the pivotal point where if we were to grow in scale this was it, this was an opportunity, even though in no way, shape or form was I prepared to do that—but it forced my hand.” Missy may have felt like this was a large project at the time, but over the years her decision would eventually lead her to apply for official 501 (c)(3) status, leave her full-time job to focus on the non-profit and hire employees

A large group lesson

Missy remembers the great mentors and the positive mental and physical impact athletic sports had on her growing up, and she used those experiences to start developing what would become BIO Girls. After reaching out to her family’s youth director at their church, she gathered a small team to help her build programming. BIO, or Beautiful Inside and Out, Girls started its work in 2013.

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Founder of BIO Girls, Missy Heilman, facilitating a lesson in their programming

for it. And now? Through their 12-session program, BIO Girls reaches young girls in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa. Their 67 total sites are all run by volunteers and feature large group lessons, small group immersion and noncompetitive physical activity in their curriculum. “In 2022, we will have over 1,000 volunteers bringing our program to life all across the upper Midwest,” Missy said.

The program is researchbased, both the curriculum and the non-competitive exercise portion. Right now, they offer exercise through running, CrossFit and yoga. They are able to offer these year-round by working with people and businesses in the community with spaces where the girls can do the activity. Missy said they are working to offer self-defense and cheertumbling programs, as well as an art-centric program, as they’ve seen research yielding

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similar benefits between physical activity and art. Missy said they often get questions as to why their focus is on the demographic that it is. “Self-esteem is a very big indicator of behavioral and emotional problems in our youth, girls with low self-esteem are 75% more likely to engage in destructive behaviors like substance abuse, eating disorders, risky relationships and even suicide,” she explained. “So we're working with girls at a time when self-esteem is typically plummeting.” When it’s the most vital point for uplifting and maintaining their selfesteem, the girls who go through the program will learn and understand skills to help them “navigate social situations that oftentimes chip away at their self-esteem.”

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As BIO Girls know, research is important and helps to understand why something is. Here is a story about a young BIO Girl, Denise, and her mentor Heather so you can understand what BIO Girls is. "Denise has a skeletal disorder, and is shorter than most girls her age and can't work her body as hard. That said, she gave it her all every week and was an inspiration to us all. She and Heather became fast friends and walked/ran most sessions together. With the race upcoming, Heather knew Denise was getting worried about completing it because she wasn't as far along in the training as the other girls. Heather worked with Denise and came up with the idea they would scooter a couple portions of the race, and run the other portions. This would allow Denise to start and finish with her squad and feel included in the whole race. I had tears in my eyes (as did many others) watching Heather

and Denise cross the finish line on race day. Denise's family was so supportive and grateful as this was a huge accomplishment for Denise (she shocked them as well)! Watching Heather and Denise throughout the season was a prime example of the value of BIO Girls and the inclusivity of this program. Truly heartwarming!” During the pandemic, just as many others had to do, BIO Girls moved their 600 participant programming online. But, she said amidst the darkness that surrounded families during that time, parents told her BIO Girls was a light. “Not only did we survive, but we thrived. And since, our growth has continued because COVID has amplified the mental health issues of our kids,” Missy said. “I think that is one of the reasons that our growth has continued to be so impressive year after year, it's a greater need


The crowd supporting duo, Denise and Heather, as they run their race.

now than ever because of the pandemic.” Looking forward, Missy said BIO Girls has increased their capacity for 2022 by 70% over 2021. They are looking for volunteers to run their programs in six new cities across North Dakota, Hillsboro, Larimore, Devils Lake, Dickinson, Williston and Valley City. They have determined they want to offer their program in these cities as they are geographical areas where they do not yet have a presence. Expanding outside of Fargo and further into the state will help BIO Girls meet their goal—to reach one in six North Dakota girls by 2025.

“Volunteers, of course. Funding, we're a nonprofit so about 50% of our funding comes directly from donors. And then, just advocacy. Our program has grown organically over the last 10 years, we haven't spent any time or money on recruitment efforts in any state, and yet, we continue to grow year over year. That's because of our network of passionate advocates who continue to share our message and the impact that our program is having.” Learn more at biogirls.org


he youth in our community are no strangers to change and challenge, especially given the events of the past two years. Luckily, there are great resources and programs to help and guide them through the craziness of adolescence. An organization helping children in our community is K9 Crew, which offers a unique and rewarding program that allows youth to work with perhaps the most smile-inducing animal on the face of the earth—dogs.

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Through a year-long program, kids ages 12-16 learn how to train different kinds of dogs, and while a smile is nice, the K9 Crew kids are gaining much more. In creating K9 Crew, Owner and Founder Joe Fluge combined his passion for working with canines with his desire to see healthy and drug-free youth in our community. The majority of the kids in the program are currently facing challenges with things like anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, the mental and physical impact of autism, among other things. Where do dogs fit in? After getting a bag full of supplies on the first day, the kids meet weekly to learn how to train the dogs. By the end of their program, they are in front of people, teaching courses at Joe’s boarding and training business, Sheyenne River Kennels. Some of them even find a passion for the trade and end up working at his kennel when they are done going through the program. The kids grow their confidence when working with the dogs, they develop trust and build relationships through the process; which can be a huge obstacle for those who have suffered trauma throughout their lives.

effects that working with canines could bring and, in time, founded K9 Crew. In the years since, Joe has seen countless kids grow through the program, working with all kinds of different breeds and learning new things not just about dog training but about themselves. The dogs used for training in the program are provided by Leech Lake Legacy, an animal welfare organization that collaborates with other animal welfare organizations and Native American communities to better the lives of abandoned dogs and cats. Joe will take their rescues, train them in the program and eventually put them up for adoption. Training the dogs with patience, using critical thinking and teaching consequences, allows the kids to reach K9 Crew’s core values:

responsibility, courage and growth. “We've had kids stand up to the bullies. We had kids start school again after leaving because of being bullied. And that's not me, that's the dogs,” Joe said. One memory that sticks out to Joe is when he had a young boy in the program who had autism and was being bullied at school. As they worked with the dogs, they found that although the boy didn’t like giving treats to the dogs he did really well with the animals who had behavior problems. Joe explained that he was “really good at settling the dogs down because of the way he did things.” The child's mother ended up telling Joe about her son’s confidence boost at school and that he started applying the training he learned through K9 Crew to relatives’ animals as well.

“In dog training, you need goals for your dog, and you have to break down those goals into how you're going to train a dog and what your end result is going to be. Which is a life lesson for them,” Joe explained. Joe started dog training in 2006 as a hobby to help him quit drinking. A few years and many dog treats later, Joe found himself witnessing the 2017 community-wide outbreak of fentanyl use among youths while working as part of the Cass County Drug Task Force. This fueled him to immediately take action and figure out the details to start his own nonprofit. Because of his personal and professional life experiences, he researched the positive psychological

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Another success story shows the significant effect the program had on one child’s personal growth. “K9 Crew has been the best therapy for my daughter. They helped her become more respectful and responsible, and most importantly boosted her self-esteem. She now has a plan for her future, and looks forward to each day. She recently told me, ‘Mom, I don’t want to try out for dance, I want to dedicate more time to K9 Crew. When I’m at dance, I’m more stressed out, and I don’t like all the drama. At K9 Crew, I’m happy. There is no pressure or drama there!’ That was one of my proudest moments, hearing the maturity in her voice while she reasoned her decision based on the greater picture, and not just her mood. K9 Crew is a life saver for my daughter, and I am eternally grateful to Joe and Kate for their kindness and generosity toward my daughter and the other K9 Crew kids. Thank you!” -MJ’s Mom After the pandemic hit, Joe saw a slight shift in the kids who came through the program. They seemed a bit shyer than usual, but the dogs acted almost like a safety blanket for the kids. As soon as they began to warm up to the animals, they came out of their shell for classes too.

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“They just seem to be under a lot of pressure. If you have all this energy built up, you don't really know what to do with it,” he said. “They didn't know how to express themselves as well, because they weren't doing a lot of their normal social stuff… but you know, the dogs changed it every time.” Although K9 Crew has always operated as a fairly small team, their influence is anything but. While they clarify that they aren’t licensed therapists or mental health professionals, they do provide a crucial, beneficial and healthy outlet for kids in need of it. “I'm just teaching them one step at a time. The dogs, they do the rest,” he said. “It's just up to me as a professional to know which dogs to use and what time to use them throughout their training.” K9 Crew was able to offer classes through the pandemic all the way up until recently. Joe serves full-time with Air National Guard and was deployed in the spring of 2021. He plans to return this winter and pick up where he left off with his last class, and attend a graduation party for his last group that went through the program.

“The options are limitless when it comes to the program. But with any nonprofit, it’s funding, Dogs aren't cheap, dog food and all that stuff isn't cheap. But it's worth everything you put into it, I can see it and the parents appreciate it,” Joe said. Ultimately, the kids aren’t just training dogs while part of K9 Crew, it’s much bigger than that. Moving forward, they hope to work with more professionals like veterinarians, vet techs, groomers, mental health professionals and other professional dog trainers to offer a much wider curriculum for the kids.

“We're a young and motivated nonprofit, so if there's anybody out there that would love to provide any advice for the nonprofit side of things, we could always use it. Because it does change kids and we’ve proven that.” Learn more at k9crew.net


Friends of the Children Fargo-Moorhead, a chapter of the Friends of the Children-National network, is making an impact in our local community, one youth at a time. Founded in 2019, Friends of the Children Fargo-Moorhead has already connected 35 children with a "Friend," a fulltime paid and trained professional mentor who supports their mentee through their challenging life situations, starting as early as the age of four and through high school graduation.

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All of the children under consideration for a mentor by Friends of the Children undergo a risk and protective factor assessment which measures the number of protective factors in the child's life (things like being in a two-parent household and being above the poverty line) against the number of the risk factors in the child's life (things like being in a one-parent household where substance abuse is present and the family is living below the poverty line). The Friends of the Children program is looking to work with the children facing the most challenging life situations in order to make a lasting social and economic impact on the community. Children are ultimately enrolled in the program between the ages of four and six because Friends of the Children's promise is to commit to 4 hours of one-on-one mentoring with each child, every week, for "12+ years, No Matter What."

According to Friends of the Children Fargo-Moorhead Executive Director John Fisher, the goals of the program are to "help guide academic success, making healthy choices, and promote social emotional development."

around it, but it's something that they've always wanted. So one of the Friends went out and bought fishing poles and took them fishing. When they're out there casting their lines, they're talking about how the week is going. What some of the challenges they've been facing are. The Friend does preparation before they go and they're always building on what they've been working on. So, if they're working on some social-emotional development, they're talking about the outbursts that happened at their house last week. They'll also just work to teach them life skills. Maybe the child is in a family that is really struggling with basic cleanliness in their home and their building superintendent is starting to talk to them about eviction. Well, the Friend will start working with them on how they can start to clean up after themselves. It might make sense to the child to just leave trash on the ground, but it will help if you show them that this will also keep their home clean." Through improvements in academics and social/emotional development, the national Friends of the Children program has managed to make an impressive statistical impact.

To do this, the four hours spent with the children usually include two hours spent in the classroom during the school year (this can include in-class and out-of-class work depending on the child's specific needs) and two hours outside of the classroom, which can include things as simple as a fun activity.

• 92% of youth go on to enroll in post-secondary education, serve our country, or enter the workforce • 93% of youth remain free from juvenile justice system involvement • 83% of youth earn a high school diploma or a GED • 98% of youth wait to parent until after their teen years

"We call it camouflage mentoring," said Fisher. "During the summer, we had some boys who love to go fishing. There's nothing in these children's stories that would make you think that they would like fishing. They didn't grow up

And although every participant in the Friends of the Children FargoMoorhead program is in the 3rd grade or below, there has already been remarkable success for some of the children.


For every 100 Friends of the Children graduates, society gains:

• 24 more high school or college graduates • 59 fewer teen parents • 30 fewer people getting an early start in prison and correspondingly fewer victims of the crimes they would have committed. *Stats compiled by The Harvard Business School Association of Oregon

"We have a kiddo that was well below where she was supposed to be for her reading level when she started in our program," said Fisher. "Now, as of a month ago, she is a grade-level ahead of where she is supposed to be. No, we can't take all of the credit for that, but we are definitely making a difference there."

Most of the Friends that are hired have a four-year degree due to the program's high importance on academics, however, it doesn't matter what the degree is in. Prior to starting with Friends of the Children Fargo-Moorhead, most of the friends have also worked for more than three years, in youth-serving work. “We are looking for people who have intensive youth-serving experience” said Fisher. "We also want people

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that understand trauma. They don't necessarily have to be trained in it when they start with us because we do a lot of that, but we want them to at least understand it and have a heart for that because, unfortunately, a lot of the children we work with have experienced some kind of a trauma."

Donations are a huge component of any nonprofit's success and Friends of the Children Fargo-Moorhead is no different. In fact, the average cost of supporting each child in the program through grade 12, is $150,000-180,000. And while that may seem like a lot, that investment saves, on average, over $900,000 in social costs according to The Harvard Business School Association of Oregon.

"According to the Harvard Business School Association of Oregon, for every $1 invested in our organization, $7 is returned to the community." If monetary donations aren't possible for you, Friends of the Children Fargo-Moorhead will have volunteer opportunities available soon. They are also looking for qualified applicants to work full-time as Friends. To learn more, visit friendsfargomoorhead.org.



By Geneva Nodland

Haley's Hope

Haley's Hope was launched in 2011 in West Fargo, North Dakota, and has served over 830 students. Haley's Hope has worked to prevent the negative effects of dyslexia from limiting the potential of youth. The Haley’s Hope Dyslexia Learning Center is the region's only facility providing tutoring and comprehensive services to North Dakota, North Eastern South Dakota, and Northwestern Minnesota. Kari Bucholz, the founder and Executive Director of Haley's Hope, was inspired to launch the organization after witnessing the detrimental effects dyslexia had on her son, Haley, during a time when no resources were available to those struggling with this complex learning challenge. Over the last decade, Haley’s Hope has served more than 830 dyslexic youth through 1:1 structure literacy tutoring, small group study skill instruction, and multisensory math coaching, all while advocating for improvements to our education system’s treatment of the disorder, namely teacher training and screening processes. HOW YOU CAN HELP: "Your gift to Haley’s Hope allows kids once failing at reading, spelling, writing and math, to start soaring! Donations are readily used to; support existing program supply and tech implementation needs, build programs for deeper academic and social success, and remove financial barriers to allow access to these services to those in need. Your support is not an investment in things. It’s an investment in people. It changes each and every life that comes to Haley’s Hope. You will be helping to create HOPE for every child coming in our doors; launching them into lives of learning, confidence and success." -Haley's Hope

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Jessy's Toy Box Inc.

Jessy's Toy Box collects toys, books, gift cards, Kindles, iPads and other new items for kids who are in the hospital or who are receiving treatments. They deliver toys continually in five states and periodically in many other states. They work closely with the hospital and if they have a child life specialist, work closely to make sure that they can supply the hospitals with toys and other items needed for the playrooms. They also try to help families that need special items to aid with their child's treatments. They have many volunteers, from those who allow toy boxes to be held in their business to 4H groups who help sticker the toys that will be delivered. They also have families who volunteer to help deliver the toys.

HOW YOU CAN HELP:

"Donating new toys, gift cards, books, blankets, and stuffed animals."

-Jessy's Toy Box Inc.

TNT Kid's Fitness & Gymnastics

TNT Kid’s Fitness is a non-profit 501(c)(3)organization founded in 2005. The TNT mission presented a bright idea to provide an inclusive space for physical activity to serve children with special needs as well as competitive athletes. TNT embraced providing inclusive settings to meet the physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs. The programs serve children starting at 0-99 years in age! Recreational and preschool programming, occupational therapy, special needs, school days out camps, no bummer summer camp, birthday and private parties, open gyms, SOAR after school program, USA team i.e.girls, boys, and USAF cheer, Rock Steady BoxingParkinson's, Adult no limits fitness, and USA military veterans fitness.

HOW YOU CAN HELP:

"TNT Kid's Fitness provides a wrap-around support program to offer adaptive movement opportunities for students with special needs. We collaborate with 36 local area schools within a 60-mile radius of the Fargo-Moorhead area. More than 435 students received TNT's services with our unique movement-based programming in 2019-20. We are excited to get them all back for the 2021-22 school year after limited participation in the 2020-21 school year. TNT provides the least restrictive environment to foster each student's potential and build their skills. We implement our movement curriculum designed to fulfill the development gap for those challenged physically, cognitively, socially and emotionally. In addition to the above focus areas and goals, this program has many residual impacts. TNT partners with area colleges to enhance their student learning opportunity and apply their knowledge with hands-on experience. Your support allows us to continue to grow this program." -TNT Kid's Fitness

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FirstLink

FirstLink answers the 24-Hour 211 Helpline and National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for North Dakota and Western Minnesota. They are here 24/7 to help people struggling with mental health, suicide, financial and family concerns and much more. Their goal is to be available 24/7 to support people in all types of situations find help and hope. The organization was founded more than 50 years ago by a group of volunteers. They felt because more women were entering the workforce, that kids left at home may have less support and wanted to start an organization to help support those kids. Since that time, FirstLink has grown to be available 24-hours a day to support all people in our community. HOW YOU CAN HELP: "People can donate to help cover the costs of operating 24-hours per day. $24.00 helps us cover the cost of one life-changing phone call." -FirstLink

Box of Balloons - Fargo

Box of Balloons started as a small non-profit in Sun Prairie, WI in 2013. Since then, 56 more have made their way across the country, one of which was opened in Fargo in 2020. Their mission is simple–to spread birthday joy and cheer to children who wouldn't otherwise be celebrated on their birthday. They partner with social workers, child advocates and educators to identify children in these circumstances. Once a request is received, they pull together a unique and customized Birthday Box for the specific child which includes: tableware, decorations, party game/activity, party favors, cupcakes and candles, and a birthday gift, card and necessary wrapping. They then provide the birthday box to the parent or caregiver, signifying their role in the child’s life and making them the birthday hero. The fundamental goal is to provide joy, hope and celebration for the child! HOW YOU CAN HELP: "Aside from financial donations, we are always in need of party supplies, and also have a "build-abox" program in which we provide you with a child's name, birthdate as well as all the empty box and all the info you need to pull it together from start to finish!" -Box of Balloons, Fargo

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Matthew's Voice Project

Legacy Children's Foundation

The Legacy Children's Foundation (LCF) is a grassroots after-school youth resource in the Fargo, ND metro area for motivated, yet fragile teens seeking to excel in school, serve their neighbors and thrive as productive leaders. Launched in 2011 by discouraged teens, LCF fills in gaps of academic and life resources to rebuild skills, confidence and relationships so all teens can reach their full potential. Learning, serving and leading are the pillars of their mission. Building a sense of belonging through meaningful relationships with peers and adults elevates youth to embrace their strengths and drill into their weaknesses to gain confidence and motivation to positively impact their place and time in the community. LCF seeks to be innovative agents of change to bridge the gap of opportunities for vulnerable youth with abundant resources from caring members of the community. HOW YOU CAN HELP: "Legacy believes in the value of relationships! We strive hard to build a solid bridge of healthy belonging between our youth and the community. Seven project based volunteer activities are established to offer meaningful time together. Investors can also share financial gifts." -Legacy Children's Foundation

Matthew’s Voice Project (MVP) is a community effort to assist students in the community's public schools who are identified as experiencing homelessness. Much of MVP’s focus is on unaccompanied youth (no parents or guardians in their lives), providing them with the support and encouragement they need to complete high school. Over the past several years, their continued goal is to assist homeless students with more pressing day-to-day needs like housing, quality shoes to last, clothing needs to include dress clothes for work, winter/snow gear, and more, cell phones and pre-paid minutes, technology needs such as jump drives to store homework to transfer between computers, YMCA memberships, gas cards and taxi fares for transportation to their jobs and gift cards for food and daily needs. Monetary donations are made directly to Matthew's Voice Project, a 501(c)(3) organization, and dispersed to the local Homeless High School Liaisons to help take care of the needs of the students so they can succeed and graduate from school. HOW YOU CAN HELP: "On our Matthew's Voice project webpage, we have a donate button, or people can reach out directly via matthewsvoiceproject@gmail.com to see what needs the liaisions are searching for at that time. We also have amazon wish lists for all three schools that individuals can access. The liaisons will post immediate needs and if a community member decides to purchase, it will be sent directly to the liaison for the student in need." -Matthew's Voice Project

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We the People North Dakota

We the People is a civics education curriculum that promotes teaching and learning about the Constitution and Bill of Rights. They work with social studies teachers throughout the state to incorporate the curriculum into their classrooms and to prepare their students for the state competition. As on organization, We the People conduct in-state professional development for teachers, partners with other states for professional development opportunities and hold simulated Congressional hearings for secondary students. The winning school qualifies to compete at the National level which is sponsored by the Center for Civic Education. They also provide free textbooks for schools who participate. The work is supported by Humanities North Dakota, the State Bar Association of North Dakota and many lawyer and educator volunteers who help judge and facilitate the state competition. HOW YOU CAN HELP: "Individuals can donate to We the People to help fund textbooks and the summer teacher institutes, cover the costs of the state competition and to send the winning team to nationals. They can also serve as a judge for the state competition or serve as a facilitator for the simulated hearings. We also need constitutional scholars that are willing to teach our professional development sessions." -We the People North Dakota

The Human Family

The Human Family promotes human rights and social justice through film and art. They founded the North Dakota Human Rights Film and Arts Festival, which travels throughout the state providing forums of dialogue and connection on important community topics, They are also stewards of the Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival, the state's only celebration of queer cinema. They also founded the North Dakota Environmental Rights Film Festival to encourage discussion around climate change, renewable energy, climate migration, and the intersections between environmental rights and human rights. Additionally, The Human Family also produces original content and is wrapping production on a multi-part series about the homelessness crisis in North Dakota. The series "Home" will premiere in the second quarter of 2022. The mission of The Human Family is to create awareness, educate and facilitate community change through empathy. HOW YOU CAN HELP: "Individuals can support The Human Family at our website at www.Human-Family.org. They can also support our work by attending any of our in-person or online screenings of films or community conversations." -The Human Family

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Jasmin Child Care and Preschool

Jasmin Child Care and Preschool started in 2015 to address the early childhood education needs of low-income families and provide a culturally competent child care service to the growing diverse population in Fargo. Since the beginning, thier philosophy has been to empower families through holistic care of their kids and provide support and connections to other resources in the community. Serving kids ages 6 weeks to 12 years, their volunteers love working with kids by mentoring and tutoring in both academics and life skills. They want to work with the community and other organizations to make a difference in the lives of at-risk kids. They aim to eliminate disparities in early childhood education through fostering innovation and providing quality affordable, convenient and dependable child care services. And most importantly to provide a nurturing environment. They embrace teamwork, communicate openly, seek to understand effectively, respect diversity and support families. Currently, they have kids from ten different ethnicities and the staff speaks a total of nine languages. HOW YOU CAN HELP: "Your donations can ensure we can help the most vulnerable and that underserved families and children have access to quality affordable early childhood education. Your support and donations can help reduce educational disparities and have a lasting impact on the children providing them with the tools and resources to become academically successful in school and life. Give monthly to help support the most atrisk kids who have access to quality care and become more involved with our community work. You can also contribute by becoming an Ally. Advocate and show your support to ensure we provide an inclusive environment and opportunity for the children of the Fargo Moorhead community. We also welcome volunteers who want to tutor kids or offer professional skills." -Jasmin Childcare and Preschool


The Moorhead Police Athletics and Activities

The Moorhead Police Athletics and Activities League aim to serve at-risk and underserved youth in the Moorhead area with a variety of programs aimed at building relationships between law enforcement and youth. They build positive relationships with youth in the community through mentoring and one-on-one contact. Through several programs, like Shop-with-a-Cop and Bikes for Kids, they have had direct contact with youth that have unfortunately become victims of crime later down the road. These existing relationships helped with investigations and having that existing relationship put the children at ease during the investigation. HOW YOU CAN HELP: "Most volunteer opportunities are designed for our officers to have direct contact with kids. The most pressing need is financial to cover program costs and administrative needs." -The Moorhead Police Athletics and Activities

Fargo Moorhead Science Museum

The Fargo-Moorhead Science Museum (FMSM) started as an idea several years ago, and now, through some major donations is moving into hiring an Executive Director. Their motto is: "Breaking barriers to ignite the curiosity in all of us. We are working towards creating a science museum in the Fargo-Moorhead area that will appeal to all." FMSM is a community project to design and build a place where curious minds–adults and children alike–can explore and engage in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, subjects collectively known as STEM. The museum will feature hands-on interactive exhibits and programming that promote science literacy and facilitate learning for visitors of all ages. HOW YOU CAN HELP: "You can donate on the www. fmsciencemuseum.org page." -Fargo Moorhead Science Museum

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31:8 Project

31:8 Project’s mission is to educate individuals and communities across North Dakota and the Midwest about the realities of human trafficking. Since 2016, 600 victims of human trafficking have been served in North Dakota, with 80% of the individuals being residents of this state. Founded in 2015, 31:8 Project offers programming statewide, serving both urban and rural communities. 31:8 Project focuses programming in three different, and distinct, areas: provide audienceappropriate educational training and awareness campaigns regarding human trafficking and its related issues, their Bravery Backpacks program oversees the collection and distribution of supplies and backpacks to children ages 0 to 12, and by offering a mentorship program to enable survivors to become familiar with necessary life skills and personal achievement goals. HOW YOU CAN HELP: "31:8 Project strongly believes that no one can do everything, but everyone can do something. Those who are able to give their time or expertise are always welcome to volunteer with us during informational or fundraising events. As our survivor mentorship program grows, we will be seeking mentors with specific skillsets to assist our survivor mentees. Our mission is to provide our communities with accurate information about human trafficking. Advocates can help us by sharing our social media content; educating themselves by attending informational webinars and presentations or reading our monthly newsletter; or, you can offer to host a presentation. Finally, we accept donations in many forms. Our Bravery Backpacks program is dependent on the donation of backpacks and supplies. Monetary gifts can assist with everything from helping a school provide a class with educational materials, to providing survivors access to emergency funds for necessities. Every donation we receive goes back into North Dakota communities or to directly support a local individual in need." -31:8 Project

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Heart-n-Soul Community Café

Heart-n-Soul Community Cafe is a nonprofit, social entrepreneurship that serves local and fresh food and operates under a pay-whatyou-can model. They are committed to addressing food insecurities, building communities and providing delicious food to nurture body, heart and soul. In 2016, they started having pop-up community cafes, partnering with businesses and community agencies throughout the Fargo-Moorhead area. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the pop-up cafes were suspended, but they were able to prepare sack lunches for community members who didn’t have access to a weekend meal due to the pandemic. They continue to prepare and deliver a sack lunch every other week for community members in need of a weekend meal. Their goal for summer 2022 is to travel with their food truck to reach neighborhoods they haven't previously been able to. HOW YOU CAN HELP: "Heart-n-Soul Community Cafe is always looking for volunteers to help prepare meals, serve meals or help make lunches. We are always looking for volunteers to make cards that go in our sack lunches. Donations are also appreciated. $10 can help cover costs for 3 lunches or a meal to someone in need. $500 can sponsor one of our Food Trailer meals. Any amount is appreciated. Heart-n-Soul Community Cafe can cater your event for breakfast or lunch up to 12, 250 meals. All profits go back to our mission to serve everyone a meal regardless of their means. Follow us on Facebook and share with your friends. Come and join us for a meal! We guarantee you will leave with a nourished body, heart and soul!" -Heart-n-Soul Community Cafe

Tri-City United Soccer Club

Tri-City United Soccer Club is Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo's soccer community with over 3,000 memberplayers. As the largest soccer entity in North Dakota, they welcome soccer players of all ages, skill levels and athletic aspirations. They've had dozens of players start young and stay with the program until they began their college careers. They've also had hundreds of New Americans and other underserved community members play in the club for years, playing a key role in welcoming New Americans to the community. Tri-City provides all the positive outcomes you can achieve through sports like friendships, teamwork, achieving collective goals, developing a strong work ethic, and providing daily structure-through soccer. HOW YOU CAN HELP: "Our website is set up for donations at www.tricityunited.org. We have several fundraisers throughout the year and we always welcome donations to our Scholarship Program." -Tri-City United Soccer Club

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• 31:8 Project • 4 Luv of Dog Rescue • 4-H Foundation of North Dakota • A Place For Hope: Recovery, Wellness & Daily Bread Distribution Center • A Wife Like Me • Abused Adult Resource Center • Adapt Music, Inc. • Adult & Teen Challenge, North Dakota • Agassiz Environmental Learning Center • Altru Family YMCA • Altru Health Foundation • Alzheimer's Association • American Cancer Society of North Dakota and Minnesota • American Diabetes Association • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention-North Dakota Chapter • American Gold Gymnastics • American Heroes Outdoors • American Red Cross • Amistad Worldwide • Angels Hockey • Anne Carlsen Center • AO1 Foundation • Assumption Abbey • Audubon Dakota • Badlands Ministries • Barnesville Area Community Fund • Benedictine Living Community - Crookston (Benedictine Villa St. Vincent and Benedictine The SUMMIT) • Benedictine Living Community Dickinson • Benedictine Living Community Wahpeton • Benedictine Living Community-LaMoure/ St. Rose • Best Friends Mentoring Program • Bethany Retirement Living • BIO Girls • Birthright of Fargo-Moorhead, Inc. • Bis-Man Mentor Squad

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• Bismarck Art & Galleries Association • Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation • Bismarck Global Neighbors • Bismarck Public Schools Foundation • Bismarck State College Foundation • Bonanzaville USA • Box of Balloons - Fargo • Boy Scouts of America, Northern Lights Council • Boys & Girls Club of the Perham Area • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Red River Valley • Boys and Girls Club of Detroit Lakes • Brady Oberg Legacy Foundation • Brave the Shave • Bridging the Dental Gap • Camp Bentley • Camp Joy • Camp of the Cross Ministries • Camp ReCreation • CAPLP - Lakes & Prairies Community Action Partnership • Care and Share of Crookston, Inc. • Cass County Rural Community Emergency Food Pantry Inc. • Cassia - Fargo Elim • Cathedral Elementary School • Catholic Charities North Dakota • Cats Cradle Shelter • CCRI, Inc. • Central Cass Dollars for Scholars • Central Dakota Children's Choir • Central Dakota Humane Society • Chahinkapa Zoo Association • CHI Friendship • CHI Health at Home - Hospice • CHI Lisbon Health Foundation • CHI Mercy Health Foundation • Child Evangelism Fellowship of Fargo/ Moorhead • Christ the King Catholic Montessori School • Christian Adoption Services


• Christus Rex Lutheran Campus Center • Churches United • Circle of Friends Animal Shelter • Community Ambulance Service of New Rockford • Community of Care • Concordia College • Connect Medical Clinic (CMC) • Cooperstown Bible Camp • Cooperstown Medical Center Foundation • Cross Training Ministries • Crossroads Lutheran Campus Ministry MSUM • Cru Northern Plains Campuses • Crystal Springs Camp • Cullen Children's Foundation • Cultural Diversity Resources • CVIC - Community Violence Intervention Center • Cystic Fibrosis Association of North Dakota • Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch • Dakota Children's Advocacy Center • Dakota Hope Clinic • Dakota Zoological Society, Inc. • Dear NICU Mama • Designer Genes of North Dakota, Inc. • Detroit Mountain Recreation Area • Devils Lake Public Schools Development Fund • Diamond in the Ruff Pet Rescue • Dickinson Public Library Foundation • Down Home • Ducks Unlimited - North Dakota • Eastern North Dakota Synod, ELCA • Elks Camp Grassick • Embrace ND Inc • Emergency Food Pantry • Emerging Prairie • Empire Arts Center • Empowering Kids Perham • Essentia Health Fargo Foundation • Essentia Health St Mary's Foundation Detroit Lakes


• Ethos Home Care and Hospice • Eventide Senior Living Communities • F5 Project • Faith in Action Health Coalition • Family HealthCare • Family Voices of North Dakota • Family Wellness • Fargo Air Museum • Fargo Invaders • Fargo Memorial Honor Guard • Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre • Fargo Moorhead Opera • Fargo Park District Foundation • Fargo Public Schools Development Foundation • Fargo Youth Hockey Association • Fargo-Moorhead Science Museum • Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra • Farm in the Dell of the Red River Valley • Farm Rescue • Fathers Farm • Feed My Starving Children Fargo MobilePack • First Care Health Center • First Care Medical Services Foundation • FirstLink • Fix It Forward Ministry, Inc • FM Ballet • FM Coalition to End Homelessness • FM Haiti Medical Mission • FM Rotary Foundation • Fort Ransom Sodbuster Association • Fraser, Ltd. • Freedom Resource Center for Independent Living, Inc. • Friends of Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge • Friends of the Children Fargo-Moorhead • Fuller Center for Housing- Detroit Lakes Area • Furniture Mission of the Red River Valley • Furry Friends Rockin Rescue, Inc • GiGi's Playhouse Fargo • Girl Scouts-Dakota Horizons • Gladys Ray Shelter • Global Friends Coalition • Good Samaritan Society - Lakota

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• Good Samaritan Society - Park River • Grace Lutheran School • Grand Forks Foundation for Education, Inc. • Grand Forks Growth & Support Center • Grand Forks Parks & Recreation Foundation • Grand Forks Senior Center • Great Plains Food Bank • Growing Hope in Pembina County • Guardian Angels Inc. • Habitat for Humanity Northern Lights • Haiti Eye Mission • Haley's Hope • Handi-Wheels Transportation • Harvest Hope Farm • HC Community Care Center & Food Pantry • Headwaters Animal Shelter • Healing Vets Initiative • Health Resources Center Fergus Falls • Health Resources- Detroit Lakes • Heart of Clay formerly Clay County Jail Ministry • HEART Program • Heart-N-Soul Community Cafe • HeartSprings Community Healing Center • Heartview Foundation - Bismarck • Heartview Foundation Cando • Heavens Helpers Soup Cafe • HERO - Healthcare Equipment Recycling Org • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County • Holy Rosary Catholic School • Home Builders Care of Fargo-Moorhead Foundation • Home On The Range • Homeward Animal Shelter • Hope Blooms • Hope Center • HOPE, Inc. • Hopeful Heart Project • Hospice of the Red River Valley • Humane Society of the Lakes • Humanities North Dakota • Immigrant Development Center


• Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota • Inspiring Minds, Center for Dyslexia and Literacy • Jacobson Memorial Hospital Foundation • Jail Chaplains • James River Senior Center and Public Transit • James Valley Youth For Christ • Jamestown Dollars for Scholars • Jamestown Fine Arts Association • Jamestown Gymnastics Club • Jamestown Regional Medical Center • Jamestown United Way • Jasmin Child Care and Preschool • Jeremiah Program Fargo-Moorhead • Jessy’s Toy Box Inc. • Journey Home Animal Rescue • Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest • K9 Crew • Kaidra's Good Vibe Tribe Foundation • Kamp KACE • Keeping the Promise • Kicks Band of Fargo Moorhead • KIDSon Cares • Kritter Krazy- Reptile and Exotic Rescue • Lake Agassiz Concert Band • Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity • Lake Park Audubon (LPA) Legacy Foundation • Lake Region Healthcare Foundation • Lakes Crisis & Resource Center • Landon's Light Foundation • LB Homes • Legacy Children's Foundation • Lend A Hand Up • Life 97.9 - KFNW-FM • Light of Christ Catholic Schools • Lost and Found Recovery Center • Love Your Buns • Lutheran Brethren Bible Camp, Inc. • Lutheran Brethren Seminary • Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota/LSS Meals • Lutheran Sunset Home • Magic City Aquatics • Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Dakota • Martin Luther School

• Master Chorale of Fargo Moorhead • Matthew's Voice Project • Mayville State University Foundation • Memory Cafe of the Red River Valley • Mind Shift • Ministry on the Margins (Benedictine Ministries) • Minnesota Flyers Gymnastics • Minnesota State University Moorhead Foundation • Minn-Kota PAAWS • Minot Area Men's Winter Refuge • Minot Youth for Christ • Missouri Slope Areawide United Way • Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center Foundation • Missouri Valley Family YMCA • Moorhead Legacy Education Foundation • Moorhead Police Athletics and Activities League • Moorhead Youth Hockey • National Kidney Foundation Serving the Dakotas • National Multiple Sclerosis Society • ND Assistive • ND FFA Foundation • ND Open Foundation • ND Women's Network • NDSU Bison Strides • NDSU School of Nursing • Nelson County Health Services Foundation • New American Consortium for Wellness and Empowerment • New Life Center • Nexus-PATH Family Healing • Nome Schoolhouse • North Country Food Bank • North Dakota Association for the Disabled (NDAD) • North Dakota Association of the Blind • North Dakota Autism Center, Inc. • North Dakota Dental Foundation • North Dakota Dollars for Scholars • North Dakota Family Alliance • North Dakota Farm Bureau Foundation • North Dakota Museum of Art • North Dakota Safety Council

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• North Dakota State College of Science Foundation • North Dakota State Fair Foundation • North Dakota Stockmen's Foundation • North Dakota United • North Dakota Veterans Cemetery Foundation • North Dakota's Gateway to Science • Northern Plains Children's Advocacy Center • Northern Plains Dance • Northland Christian Counseling Center • Northland Health Centers • Northlands Rescue Mission • Northwestern Minnesota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) • Northwood Deaconess Health Center • Oak Grove Lutheran School • Open Door Center • Opportunity Foundation, INC. • Optometric Foundation of North Dakota • Our Redeemer's Christian School • Outdoor Adventure Foundation • Park Christian School • Park River Lutheran Bible Camp • Pathways • Pembina County Memorial Hospital Foundation • Pembina Gorge Foundation • Peoples Rising Academy • Pink It Forward • Plains Art Museum • Prairie Grit Adaptive Sports • Prairie Harvest Mental Health • Prairie Public • Pray for Gray • Prescription Assistance Program - South Central Adult Services • Presentation Partners in Housing • Prevent Child Abuse North Dakota • Project BEE • Project HART (Homeless Veteran Program) • Project Ignite Light • Public Arts Commission (PAC) Grand Forks • Pulse

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• Rape and Abuse Crisis Center of FargoMoorhead • Reach the Heart • Rebuilding Together Fargo-Moorhead Area • Red River AMBUCS • Red River Children's Advocacy Center • Red River Dance & Performing Company • Red River Human Services Foundation • Red River Infinity Volleyball Inc • Red River Scripture Circles • Red River Valley Community Action • Red River Valley Dental Access Project • Red River Valley Fair Foundation • Red River Valley Habitat for Humanity • Red River Valley Veterans Concert Band • Red River Youth for Christ • Red River Zoo • Red Willow Ministries • Redemption Road Ministries • Resonate • Richland Wilkin Kinship • Riverside Christian School • RiverView Foundation • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Bismarck • Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Red River Valley • Rural Enrichment and Counseling Headquarters, Inc (REACH) • Sacred Heart Foundation • Safe Alternatives for Abused Families • Sakakawea Medical Center Foundation • Sanford Fargo Hospice • Sanford Hillsboro Medical Center • Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center • Scottish Rite Speech and Language Center for Children • SENDCAA • Service Dogs for America • ShareHouse • Shiloh Christian School • Smith-Lemli-Opitz Foundation • SMP Health - Ave Maria • Soroptimist of the Red River Valley • Soul Solutions Recovery Center • Souris Valley Animal Shelter • Southeast Senior Services


• Special Olympics North Dakota • St Vincent de Paul/Holy Spirit • St. Alphonsus School • St. Ann's Parish • St. Bernard's School • St. Gerard's Community of Care • St. Gianna's Maternity Home • St. John Christian Preschool • St. John Paul II Catholic Schools • St. John's Academy - St. James Basilica • St. John's School • St. Joseph Catholic School Devils Lake • St. Joseph's School - Moorhead • St. Joseph's Social Care • St. Mary's Catholic School • St. Michael's Catholic Church and School • St. Michael's School • St. Paul's Newman Center • St. Thomas Aquinas Newman Center • Sunrise Foundation • The ALS Association MN/ND/SD Chapter • The Arc of Cass County • The Banquet • The God's Child Project • The Great North Pole • The Human Family • THE LITTLE RED READING BUS OF WEST FARGO • The Longspur Prairie Fund • The Lotus Center, Inc. • The Perry Center Maternity Home • The Salvation Army Bismarck-Mandan • The Salvation Army Fargo • The Salvation Army Jamestown • The Salvation Army Minot ND • The Salvation Army of Grand Forks • The Salvation Army- Williston, ND • The Summer Performing Arts Company • The Village Family Service Center • Theatre B • Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation • Third Street Clinic • TNT Kid's Fitness • Tobacco Free North Dakota • Tracy's Sanctuary House • Tri-City United Soccer Club • Triple H Miniature Horse Rescue/ Kitty City

• Trollwood Performing Arts School • Turtle Mountain Animal Rescue • UC Hope • United Way of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Area • Unity Medical Center Foundation • University of Jamestown • University of Mary • University of North Dakota Alumni Association & Foundation • Unseen • Upper Missouri Ministries • USpireND • Valley Christian Counseling Center • Valley City State University Foundation • Valley Lake Boy's Home, Inc. • Valley Senior Living • Valley Senior Services • Veterans Honor Flight of ND/MN • Victory Christian School • Vocational Training Center • Volt Volleyball • Welcome House, Inc. • Wellspring for the World • West Fargo Educational Foundation • West Fargo Events • West River Health Services Foundation • Western North Dakota Honor Flight • Williston Basin Youth for Christ • Williston Parks and Recreation (WPRD) Foundation • Williston Trinity Christian School • Women's Care Center • Women's Care Center Bismarck • Women's Pregnancy Center • YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties • Young Life Fargo Moorhead • Youthworks • YWCA Cass Clay • Zach's Foundation

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8 It’s always a good time to give back to the community, but with Giving Hearts Day around the corner some might be more driven to do what they can. We talked to Great Plains Food Bank, North Dakota’s only food bank, to see what donation items may be needed in our communities. Jared Slinde, communications manager at Great Plains Food Bank, explained that over time the food bank has shifted its model from giving the communities food, to giving the communities nutritional and healthy food. But they don’t just work to reduce food insecurity, they also take donations for household and hygiene products—which are always highly appreciated. We created a guide to help you donate in the best way possible for our community.

1. High protein items

Peanut butter, canned meats and even soups and chili can provide necessary protein.

2. Boxed meals, cereals, grains

Rice, pasta and instant potatoes are filling and great non-perishable items.

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3. Produce

Canned fruits and vegetables are common donations. If you garden and find you have a few extra peppers or potatoes than you planned, Great Plains Food Bank will take those as well. They have worked to increase the amount of fresh produce available.

of the food they distribute is fresh produce.

4. Paper products and cleaning supplies These are easy, non-food items to donate, and they can go a long way.


Great Plains Food Bank works with different businesses and the public to take in excess food and get it to different food pantries and programs to ensure it's distributed to those in need.

There are other ways to help. You hear it often, volunteer. Jared explained that they can accommodate many types of groups who volunteer at their Fargo warehouse. Whereas some places can’t work with a 3-year-old volunteer, the food bank can take very young volunteers and the kids can do great work. Finally, monetary donations will always be helpful to nonprofit organizations like the Great Plains Food Bank. Learn more about ways to help at greatplainsfoodbank.org, and consider supporting the food bank as part of this year’s Giving Hearts Day.

5. Diapers

Diapers are essential and, unfortunately, costly. Jared explained that diapers “go like hotcakes” from the warehouse and are always, ALWAYS a great thing to donate. In saying that, the food bank cannot accept baby food or formula.

6. Personal hygiene products

Products like shampoo, soap, shaving cream, etc. are always needed, they must be unopened and separate from food donations.

7. Avoid glass

Your donations should be in non-glass containers in order to help keep the volunteers safe.

8. Think outside the box

Think about things that you would need, according to Jared, the food bank will find a home for a lot of different things. He even said the food bank will take leftover Halloween candy—no matter who you are, a piece of candy can bring a smile to your face.

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Fargo Monthly is going BIG in 2022. What can you expect? • Bigger issues! Each publication is going to be well over 100 pages this year. • Sections! Our team is going to work hard to bring you the best content centered around new businesses, local sports and wellness, shopping, arts and entertainment, home, family, careers and so much more! As always, the strongest member of our team is YOU! Is there a story you want covered? Reach out to us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or email us at magazine@spotlightmediafargo.com


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DRINK (FIKA) In Sweden, the word fika translates to a coffee and cake break, but in Swedish culture, some consider it to be more of an essential concept: a time to take a break and share a little something with friends. So take a break with us friends, and read up on all of the latest food and drink buzz in the Fargo-Moorhead area. You might just find a new favorite fika spot.

Nosh Kitchen Turned Sweet AND Savory with New Storefront After serving the community with bakery item orders, Nosh Kitchen has now opened to sell bakery items, take-out and take-and-bake items from their new storefront located in downtown Fargo!

Another Slice in Downtown Moorhead

According to records, the popular pizza chain, Domino's, will be making its way to the commercial and residential Vanné building in Downtown Moorhead. There is no date for opening yet, but keep your eyes out for the new location!

You're Never Too Old for a Juice Box

After traveling to popup events like the Red River Market in their trailer, Juice Box Fargo has opened in their own space in West Fargo to serve the community their tasty drinks and more!

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS Fargo's Frostival Fun Frostival features weeks of outdoor fun for families and friends. Check out their many S'mores and More nights at the community parks, bring your skates for some added fun! Square One Closing 2021 with a Bang (for your tastebuds) Square One Rental Kitchen & Events offered the community a surf and turf cooking class to wrap up the year. Weren't able to go? Keep an eye out for their many delicious classes to come! 701 Eateries Brings "That Midwestern Mom" to Fargo Tiktok star, "That Midwestern Mom" made an appearance at 701 Eateries - just one of their many unique events! 64 | JANUARY 2022 | FARGOMONTHLY.COM

Stay updated on the restaurant's events on their Facebook page, facebook.com/701eateries. Get Your Nordic Cuisine Fix at the Hjemkomst Center An exhibit at the Hjemkomst Center combines modern and traditional tools, techniques and tastes to bring Fargo New Nordic Cuisine. The exhibit is open now through March 7, read more about the history of this unique food culture at hcscconline.org/nordic. Drekker Brewery Company Hosting Fargo Hotdish Festival Looking to embrace your inner midwesterner? What better way than to attend a hotdish festival at your local brewery, Drekker! Get your tickets for February 6 event and more

at eventbrite.com, under the Drekker Brewing Company page. Mark Your Calendars, Sons of Norway to Host Lutefisk & Meatball Dinner The Sons of Norway Kringen Klub is keeping Norweigian heritage alive! The Kringen Lodge serves up lutefisk with a side of meatballs, potatoes, and all the fixin's. Get your plate on February 20! Local Orgs Continue to Feed the Community Through the Holidays Countless organizations and nonprofits are working to fight hunger in the Fargo-Moorhead community always and especially during the holiday season, get involved now!



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Drekker Brewing Co

By Geneva Nodland

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onnected to the West side of Drekker’s current building, you’ll see the beginnings of a large structure. Something that, just as their current space, will be called Brewhalla. Their new project holds the same name because this new expansion is really just that—an expansion needed in order to house ideas that have been in the works since they opened. “What we've tried to do with the [current] brewery is to make this a safe community space. A place

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where we can have community conversations, raise awareness for charities, have good times; we get to double down on that with [the new] Brewhalla and make an even bigger space for that,” said Mark Bjornstad, President of Drekker Brewing and Brewhalla. The massive project will include multiple areas for the community to utilize, including shops and markets, an events center and a hotel. All of the shopping and food featured will be from local makers and each hotel room will be individually designed after one of Drekker’s beer labels.

“There are things [featured] that we think are a great mix of companies that make Fargo awesome…” Bjornstad said. “The people from out of town will instantly understand what makes Fargo so cool.” They knew they wanted to include the events center, not only for hosting their own unique events, but for the community to utilize. Bjornstad said they often get requests to host corporate events, birthday parties, community events and weddings, and the new space will not only allow room for these events but in combination with the rest of Brewhalla, help to create an


DREKKER BREWING COMPANY Rendered photo of the Brewhalla expansion.

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Mark Bjornstad and Hailey Von Wald of Drekker Brewing. immersive experience for the people in attendance. “What it really provides us is this opportunity to give Fargo and the visitors and the greater community, just this amazing experience as a community space, as a gathering space and a fun way to showcase all the cool things that we think are best about Fargo,” Bjornstad said. They plan to open the doors of the Brewhalla expansion in Fall 2022. “[We] just want the community to come in with an open mind... It's a whole new concept to Fargo, so,

come into it ready to experience something new,” said Hailey Von Wald, Supreme Experience Conductor of Drekker Brewing and Brewhalla. You can catch a glimpse of the new building in process while visiting Drekker’s current location. Meet some friends and grab one of their many brews, or attend one of their community events to get a feel for what Brewhalla is really all about. Drekker Brewing Company 1666 1st Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102

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Juan Perez, co-owner of Mas Tequila

Mas Tequila is aiming to open within the first two weeks of January next year. Right now, they are working on furnishing the inside and, of course, purchasing about 2,000 bottles of tequila ready to be stored across huge shelves behind the bar. They even have an attached, sliding ladder that goes from end to end, making sure they can easily grab that top shelf tequila. They are also getting an offsale license so they can sell bottles of tequila if a customer would like to take the bottle with them. “Fargo doesn't have anything like this...

We wanted to have something nice, something classy with good food,” Perez explained, “This is a unique concept. We want to bring something different to Fargo.” Perez is also co-owner of Plaza Azteca, an authentic yet contemporary Mexican restaurant that will reach its two year anniversary around the time Mas Tequila will open.. But Perez doesn’t want people to expect Mas Tequila to be like Plaza Azteca, he wants to offer different dishes


Lighting above the bar seating

Glassware that your favorite tequila will be served in.

Tequila and presentations, different drinks and even a different atmosphere.

“We're doing really good at Plaza, and we want to do something different,” he said. Mas Tequila will have table seating by the bar, and feature a lounging area with couches on the other side of the building instead of booths, like you’d find at a typical restaurant. One of the most interesting interior designs that will be included is the art that will decorate the

walls. Perez said the art will tell a story; through it, people will be able to see the process of how tequila is made, from the beginning harvest to the end.

With a mood-setting interior and good quality drinks, people will surely be awaiting opening day for Mas Tequila. The building is located on 32nd Ave West, to the West of Hooligans.

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ME H DESIGN & The Red River Valley is constantly blooming with new architecture, trend-setting designs and industry-leading artists to help bring your home and living spaces to life. From the hottest new design trends to the newest spaces in town, consider this your local beat for all things home and living.


Whispering Creek II Apartments Now Available!

The Whispering Creek II apartments, Fargo's newest apartments in south Fargo are now available for leasing! The apartments opened December 21, 2021, and feature some impressive amenities, including a fitness center, elevators, controlled access, in-unit washer and dryers, high-speed internet, garage parking and much more!

A New Beginning for Former West Acres Hebergers Building The owner's group of West Acres Mall recently purchased the property where the former Herbergers once resided. The purchase came during an auction in November 2021. The mall owners were the only bidders, winning the auction at $725,000. The property hasn't seen life since the former department store closed its doors in 2018. Plans for the purchased property have not yet been disclosed.

Fairmont Creamery... Apartments?

The Fairmont Creamery in Moorhead, which was built in 1923, is being remodeled into apartments. Formally, the building was an Eventide facility that closed due to extensive water damage after a pipe leak earlier in 2021. Fargo architect and developer Kevin Bartram plans to have 99 units completed Fall of 2022. One of the amenities for the new development would include enclosed parking on the first level. Bartram has developed some other notable projects, including the Armory Event Center in Moorhead.


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Ask the Home Experts:

Why 2022 is the Best Year to Buy/Sell Your Home

David Reid

Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead President 2022 and Radiant Creative Homes President and Owner.

Q&A with David Reid, Home Builders Association of FargoMoorhead President 2022 and Radiant Creative Homes President and Owner Tell us a little bit about the Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead (HBA of F-M) The Home Builders Association of FargoMoorhead is a non-profit trade association of approximately 750 businesses connected to the home building industry. We advocate for affordable and safe housing and coordinate multiple public events including the Red River Valley Home & Garden Show, Spring Parade of Homes, Fall Parade of Homes, Remodeled Home Tour and Downtown Living Tour. The pandemic has completely revamped the structure of businesses—which of many now have a hybrid structure, allowing employees to work from home.

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How is that affecting the housing market, even as we move into 2022? Working from home has given people a unique opportunity to learn about and experience their homes in new ways. As a result, they have a more in-depth understanding of how their home functions, its potential shortcomings and what they envision to be the best version of their home. As one might expect, this has given rise to an increased demand for home remodels. In addition, new construction consumers have placed higher value in spaces such as home offices and home gyms. Since many companies are choosing to adopt a hybrid work structure on a more long-term basis, this trend may be present beyond 2022. Why is 2022 the best year yet to buy a home? We encourage potential buyers to make their decisions based on their own means and the best timeline for them. If the time is right for you, 2022 will be an excellent year to move forward. Interest rates


remain low and you still have time to secure them. This will enable you to offset, at least partially, the increased costs associated with current supply disruptions. Population growth will apparently continue and demand and cost will likely increase with it, but buying a home in 2022 improves your chance for a stronger, longterm financial return. For first-time homebuyers, what are some resources and programs to help give them a head start on their home buying journey? (e.g. firsthome buyers program) Every city within the metro has strategies and services to make the dream of homeownership attainable. Here are some to consider, but ask your lender and governing jurisdiction for details. North Dakota and Minnesota have great first-time homebuyer programs to make the burden of a down payment more achievable. Some of these programs can get you into a home for as little as $500 out of pocket, based on certain qualifications. The states’ housing finance agencies also offer programs and guidance for homebuyers. Homebuyers in Fargo, West Fargo and Horace can qualify for a state property tax exemption of $150,000 for two taxable years following the year a newly built home was purchased. The North Dakota Renaissance Zone Program as well as many cities provide tax incentives for remodeling and improvements. In Dilworth and Moorhead, you can get a two-year property tax rebate on newly built homes. On a $250,000 home, this is a value of $6,100 over the

two-year period. There is no maximum value on the new construction of single-family homes for the rebate, which includes the building and land. How does our own local housing market compare to other larger cities in the region? The HBA of F-M commissioned a study in 2021 to evaluate how homebuilding impacts our local economy. The National Association of Home Builders administered the study and determined that the housing built in this market during 2020 will have generated $102 million in net fiscal income for public services through taxes, fees and public spending after 15 years. Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney announced that all permits issued during 2021 by Fargo totaled at $743 million as of Dec. 13; the second-highest year ever. The third highest was in 2020. Add the building activity in Moorhead, West Fargo and outlying communities to the picture and we can see an especially strong construction market here. Other areas will see a breakeven point between years five and seven because upfront infrastructure and development costs are much higher. Here, the costs associated with building single-family homes are lower and the economic activity is more locally concentrated. As a result, single-family homes in our local market generate enough government revenue to pay off all debt the government incurs when it invests in new home development almost immediately, according to NAHB.

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about improvement in 2022 and providing buyers and sellers more options. Compared to 2021, how will the housing market change in 2022? What will stay the same? The value of permits has increased significantly in recent years and the number of permits issued continues increasing. The overall permit value in the metro area and outlying areas has increased 21% since 2020. We anticipate 2022 to follow this trend and be another strong year for housing. What will stay the same is our local industry’s commitment to providing quality and competitive housing to meet the growing demands of our thriving community.

Why is our local housing market the best place to buy a home in 2022 and what does it offer that other markets do not? In addition to homebuilding incentives and personal economic returns that accompany home building, our area has stronger community fiber and more diversity than most cities of comparable size. More people are relocating here than leaving and that attests to the community’s overall appeal. How is the housing market in 2022 going to affect the population growth in

the Red River Valley? Are we seeing more buying or selling? We expect to see the population growth to continue because so many businesses have established themselves in the Red River Valley or now consider expanding into the Red River Valley. However, the housing shortage can deter relocation or expansion because it could require current employees to leave their homes and be uncertain about where they’ll live when they get here. A stronger workforce and more predictable materials will help fulfill the need for more housing. We’re optimistic

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What are some hot trends, amenities, and features that are helping homes sell fast? How quickly homes sell is determined by buyers’ willingness to purchase them but we’re finding that that willingness is guided largely by buyers’ price point, the price determining whether to build a home that includes the features or modify a home to suit them. The pandemic has enlightened people to what their own ideal home might be, and spaciousness seems to be a common variable in deciding whether to build or buy. They realize the value of personal interaction so open areas, such as kitchens and living and dining rooms that accommodate family and social gatherings appeal to consumers. As a builder, I’m often asked to also incorporate more spacious

closets and storage spaces. Spending more time at home has also made in-home gyms and offices more popular. Consumers are increasingly interested in homes that can accommodate their “smart technology” so their electronic devices can be more accessible and diversely used. However, smart technology seems to be more of what will be the standard rather than a feature. What are some awesome tips that the average homebuyer may not know? Know the actual and longterm cost of a home and make


your decision according to what you can comfortably afford, not the listed price or how much the bank approves you to purchase. Remember that exemptions and abatements are temporary and the amounts you save upfront will expire and become direct costs. Don’t forget that homeowners are specially assessed for common improvements to their neighborhoods and listing prices rarely include existing assessments. Plus, the need for future improvements cannot be absolutely known at the time of purchase but

you will be responsible for the special assessments as the homeowner. Get a home inspection to determine the overall quality, health and safety of the house. Shortcomings are often overlooked or undetected by an untrained eye and then create significant and unexpected costs that you will need to pay to correct. A professional inspection and report can be very resourceful during price negotiations or when determining whether you want to purchase the house in the first place. Newly built homes can enter the market meeting code minimums for home safety and efficiency. Asking builders how they go beyond code minimums can be enlightening, but remember that requesting additional amenities and features will add cost. Some questions to consider: what will the builder do relative to heat recovery ventilators, radon mitigation, multi-zone HVAC systems and air sealing and insulation details? These and many other things influence home quality, cost, maintenance and comfort so it’s fair for you to expect more than the minimums and to have options and information available as you move forward, and your budget allows. For more info, please visit hbafm.com


Maybe you're looking to burn some cash or do some retail therapy. Either way, you're in the right spot to find new places to shop and news on what's going on in our local retail world. Know of a shop opening up or one we missed? Let us know @FargoMonthly on Facebook and Twitter!

Curated Community

Last month, Curated Men's by Jesse, opened in Fargo's Roberts Alley. Recognize the name? As Curated Home by Trevor Hill Design moved to their new space in Uptown & Main apartments in West Fargo, the owner's husband moved into the downtown space for a different kind of curated inventory: menswear clothing. Whether decorating your home or yourself, Fargo's Curated shopping has you covered.

The Nines Finds a Home in Downtown Fargo The Nines, a beloved Detroit Lakes boutique, has opened a second location in the RDO Building right in downtown Fargo. Grab your friends and swing by!

Bark'n Biscuits Serving the FM Pups! A new doggie boutique and bakery has opened in West Fargo, serving your dog natural and delicious treats. Located right next to South Bark!

WFPD and Amazon's Gift to the Community's Youth As part of the Operations Community Engagement Peak Campaign, Amazon's Fargo Fulfillment Center donated over $3,000 worth of toys to West Fargo Police Department officers. They will gift the toys to local children as they respond to calls and engage with the community.

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KICK START YOUR VALENTINE'S DAY By Geneva Nodland We hope you caught your breath after the whirlwind the holidays season can be, especially when it comes to gift buying and receiving. While some still may have time to take it easy with the pocketbook, others are gearing up for the next holiday shopping spree—Valentine’s Day.

This day looks different for all couples: some enjoy a nice night in and some might look to their local retail community. We want to give you a push in the right direction to find the perfect gift, and what better way to make sure your partner gets what they want than by letting them choose with a gift card! We’ve broken down some of our picks into a few categories for the best gift cards.

SELF-CARE

FACE FOUNDRIÉ - Gift a visit to this recently opened facial bar, offering a variety of affordable and accessible facial services!

FACE FOUNDRIÉ opened in Fargo in November 2021, and is located right by our new office!

If you’re looking for something to freshen up, feel good and fight what the cold weather does to your skin, here are a few of the local businesses that offer what you’re looking for: The Art of Daily Practice by Artist Nichole Rae - While not your typical “spa day” or “retail therapy,” this artist has created guides, workshops, courses and more to help you take care of yourself. Check it out!

Honey B Soap Company- From unique and nourishing soaps to more skin, lips and face products, this local crafter has something for everyone!

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KITCHEN

The kitchen is for everyone, whether you’re the one cooking, the one snacking… or both! No matter who you are in the kitchen, we have some suggestions for places to check out: Soirée Victorian Tea Room - This new addition to Fargo features an assortment of teas, finger sandwiches and other pastries and desserts, the perfect afternoon date spot!

The Toasted Frog - A downtown classic, this restaurant and bar offers some of our favorite dishes and drinks in a classy and fun environment!

Stabo Scandinavian Imports - Although they feature much more, you can find unique and beautiful cookware, tools and kitchen decor at this spot (including some delicious sweet treats).

Just a few of the Norwegian cookbooks

We love the Fried Pickles (along with almost everyone else!), give them a try!

Square One Rental Kitchen and Events - Get ready to share the cutting board and attend a cooking class, they have plenty of date night meals to try out!

DO IT TOGETHER!

The best gift of all, is the gift of time… cheesy right? But maybe that’s what you’re looking for, and we’ve got you covered. Here are just some of the things you and your partner can do together in town:

In addition to their cooking classes, Square One Rental Kitchen and Events offer team-building classes with the Cupcake Challenge and Cheese-Centric Team Building! The Art Bar - Learn to paint through events and classes, and enjoy some beer, wine or soda while you get creative!

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Clay Your Way - Be a part of this local walk-in art opportunity and choose your project, maybe a piece to paint or try glass fusing!


ENTERTAINMENT

Another night at home just won’t do, luckily you’re in Fargo (a.k.a. the most exciting city, ever) so make it a date night at one of the many entertainment spots. For the adventure lovers, art admirers and film fanatics, you might want to give these a try:

Puzzled Escape Rooms - Get ready to rack your brains and show some teamwork when you visit one of the many different themed escape rooms in Fargo! Puzzled Escape Rooms have 7 different themed rooms!

Gallery 4 - While there are so many places you can support the local art community, you need to make a stop at this studio, which houses multiple mediums of art and a Made In Fargo gift shop!

Fargo Theater - Are you really a Fargoan couple if you haven’t attended a movie in the downtown historical theater,? And yes don’t worry, they have popcorn!


MEET THE

Bohemian Blü F

or gorgeous hand hammered and hand forged jewelry, look no further than Bohemian Blü here in Fargo! We met the Krugers a few years ago and are especially enamored with all the beautiful gemstones they use with the light bohemian vibe. Get to know more about the makers below!

Tell us a bit about yourselves: Our names are Dale and Kristin Kruger. Bohemian Blü is our little dream business. We both grew up in a small town in southern Minnesota. Several years ago, work brought us to Fargo and we are so proud to call it our home. Six years ago, our business started to flourish. Describe what type of products you make? We design and create brass and silver jewelry. We create earrings, necklaces, bracelets, rings, pendants, and cuffs adorned with gemstones, Austrian crystals, and other precious metals. Most pieces are one-of-a-kind. Tell us how you got started creating these?

By Ashley Morken, Unglued Photo Provided By Bohemian Blü

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After becoming an empty-nester, Kristin restarted a hobby that had been put on

the back burner while raising our family. Although considering architecture, the artistic side came out and became her focus. About a year later, we added silversmithing to our collection. What is your personal favorite item you have created? This is a tough one as most of our jewelry is one-of-a-kind. Where does your name come from? The ‘Bohemian” design is inspired by those who live a fun and unconventional life. It is a free-spirited aesthetic rooted in cultural mixing and an artistic sensibility. We added “Blü” because it sounded good! What is your favorite stone to work with? Sapphires. Sapphires are a symbol of


the heavens, a guardian of innocence, a bestower of truth and promoter of good health… and they are pretty. What is something you've enjoyed the most about doing this handcrafted business? We love all the wonderful people we have met, other makers who have become great friends and the wonderful Fargo community. What is the most challenging thing? Keeping up with technology… we grew up in the days of the cursive and long division– online websites and social media challenge us. What is a word that best describes you?

What advice would you have given yourself years ago? Find something you love and make it your hobby, also… pay attention in computer class. Where can people find your work? Unglued, Fargo, ND Willow District, Fargo, ND Hjemkomst Center, Moorhead, MN Red River Winter Market at Moorhead Mall on Feb 5 Red River Winter Market at West Acres on March 5 Unglued Craft Fest (hoping) Learn more at bohemianblustudio.com

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PARENTS We know at Fargo Monthly that raising a family is no easy task. That's why we keep our eyes peeled for useful information and resources to help you in your day to day.

The Frostival is in Full Gear!

Check out frostival.com/schedule for a full list of happenings for this rocking event which will run through February 26.

The Snow Removal App GreenPal is Live in Fargo

Need to save yourself some time during the day? Check out GreenPal

Mickey Roo Maternity + Nursery is Set to Open This Spring

The store will carry cribs and gliders, strollers, car seats, nursery essentials, maternity wear and more.

The YMCA is Set to Host a Parents' Night Out February 12

If you need a night to yourself, preregister with the YMCA for a kid-free 5-8 p.m. on February 12.

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During the winter months, it's important to keep you and your family active. Not only does regular activity provide a host of benefits for the body, but it also boosts the mind. However, when it's this cold out, it can be hard to take in many of the outdoor activities we love to enjoy during the rest of the year. Or so you think... Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing have been used by those living in cold weather climates for thousands of years and are underexplored activities your family might just come to love.

Unfortunately, we can only find one local option to rent skis and shoes, but, on the positive side, that one option is the beautiful Edgewood golf course, which also has a hill for sledding! If you're inexperienced in snowshoeing or cross country skiing, start at Edgewood, the best place for you and your family to test things out before deciding if you want to invest in your own gear. Edgewood Chalet Monday-Friday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday noon to 8 p.m. 19 Golf Course Road, Fargo 58102 fargoparks.com/parks-and-facilities/edgewood-chalet 84 | JANUARY 2022 | FARGOMONTHLY.COM


1. For the safety and enjoyment of everyone, please stay in your lanes. 2. Be an ambassador for your activity.

Dike East Park

Dike East to Lindenwood Classic (blue) - 9.8K* Dike East to Lindenwood Skating (yellow) - 5.9K* Monday-Sunday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 100 2nd St S, Fargo, ND 58103

3. Dogs must stay off of classic trails and leash and dog waste laws still apply. 4. Slow skiers yield to skiers going at a faster pace. 5. Avoid skate skiing on or over the groomed classic and foot traffic lanes. 6. Be respectful of wildlife and private property. 7. Keep the trails litter-free. Pack in, Pack out. 8. The trail is multidirectional. Be courteous to other trail users and oncoming traffic. 9. Have fun!

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Buffalo River State Park

Monday-Sunday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. 565 155th St S, Glyndon, MN 56547

Fort Ransom State Park

Monday-Sunday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. 5981 Walt Hjelle Pkwy, Fort Ransom, ND 58033

Turtle River State Park

Monday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 3084 Park Ave NE, Arvilla, ND 58214

Sheyenne National Grassland

Open 24 Hours Main Street, McLeod, ND 58057

Sica Hollow State Park

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HEALTH,

Whether you are a local sports fanatic or an everyday joe looking for a little fun or fitness, here are a couple of the things happening in the community

NDSU Wins Its Ninth FCS National Championship in 11 Years The Bison rolled to a 38-10 win over Montana State on January 8. 4 Fargo-Moorhead Athletes Commit To NDSU Football Austin Altepeter, Moorhead John Gores, Shanley Kellen Entz, Sheyenne Carson Hegerle, West Fargo Local Product Tyler Kleven Makes U.S. World Junior Championship Roster The Fargo Davies High School product and 2020 2nd Round NHL Draft Pick made his second U.S. World Junior Championship roster this December. Three American Gold Gymnasts Commit To NCAA Programs The trio of Katelyn Barth (Nebraska), Maddie Dukart (Central Michigan) and Ava Obermoller (Wisconsin Eau

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Claire) are the largest class of college commits from American Gold Gymnastics to date. Larry Lubben calls 2,000th game for West Fargo athletics Lubben has been a mainstay in West Fargo over the last 18 years. West Fargo's Miriley Simon Commits to NDSU Women's Basketball Miriley Simon is in her junior year with the Packers. Congratulations to The Fargo Freeze 12UB Girls Team For Winning The Girls International Tournament! Hula Hooping business, Honeysuckle Hooping, Starts Hula Hooping For Mental Health Series For more info, head to honeysucklehooping.com New Essentia Clinic Opening Essentia Health is set to open

up a clinic at The Lights in West Fargo this fall. Moorhead Football's Elinneus Davis Receives Fourth Power 5 Scholarship Offer To date, the defensive lineman has received offers from Washington, Illinois, Iowa State and Kansas. Former South-Shanley Goalie Zach Sandy Commits to the University of Minnesota Duluth Sandy graduated from Fargo Shanley in 2021 and is currently in his first year of juniors with the Minot Minotauros in the NAHL.



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The Fargo area is bursting with young athletes, exercise enthusiasts and a love for community recreation. At any given time, one can find Fargo hosting a tournament or look to see kids kicking around a soccer ball in an open field. Fargo Parks has a hand in providing spaces for these activities, and they recently announced a major project.

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ith a potential grand opening in Spring 2024, the new 275,000 square foot Fargo Sports Complex will spread across 100 acres of land in South Fargo. The structure will include a variety of facilities like a full-size indoor turf soccer field, 4 full-sized basketball courts, a 400-meter indoor walking track, a multipurpose community space and administrative offices.

“Our goal is to have a healthier community and more active community. We want people to, year-round, stay healthier and be part of the community,” Craig Bjur, project manager for the Fargo Park District Foundation said. “The benefits are endless in so many aspects.” The Fargo Park District Foundation conducted a study in 2016, looking at the indoor facilities that Fargo offered and


By Geneva Nodland

It's so much more than just playing sports, it's social interaction, it touches businesses with economic impact, this might open doors for young athletes to really develop as players and to get better.” - Craig Bjur, Fargo Park District Foundation Project Manager “We're a public recreation entity, and that's what we want to do. Whether it's blow-up games, different types of events for kids and the elderly or social events, that's got to be a part of it too, not just high-level sporting activity,” Leker said. Fargo is a hotspot for events. For youth sporting tournaments, sports camps and more, people travel across states to attend. This facility offers the opportunity to host more of these events, saving drive time and money for the community, while boosting Fargo’s economy.

Site overview of the new Fargo Sports Complex, including future expansions.

what the community wanted and needed. It became obvious that there were indoor facilities missing in our community. Since then, Fargo and the surrounding communities have expanded in that area, but there were still gaps. “The highest-rated in the survey was actually a walking surface for people to get inside and be able to walk,” Dave Leker, executive director for the Fargo Park District said.

“We address that with the 400-meter walking track that's elevated in the turf area. The biggest needs were indoor turf and indoor hardcourt. You can do a wide variety of sports on both those surfaces.” The Fargo Park District Foundation sees this facility hosting a variety of events and tournaments as well as offering a public space to those who want it.

“It's an economic generator for Fargo,” Bjur said. They believe this facility will provide the kids in our community the chance to be more active, which is known to have countless benefits. “There's a stat out there that I always remember,” Bjur explained. “Teenagers who stay more physically active are 40% less likely to partake in high-risk activities. So, it's not just sports; it’s social interaction, it's learning life skills, there's so much more to it than sports. This

is a huge need in so many ways.” Something at this scale will undoubtedly serve the community for years. Fargo Parks kept growth in mind while designing the facility, as well as other various elements that would make this space special to our community. Leker described the complex’s future by saying, “the sky’s the limit.” There are multiple phases to be rolled out throughout the facility’s life, including plans to eventually develop more fields, courts and rinks. “The Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo communities have great facilitie,” Leker explained. “This adds a piece to the puzzle and as we continue to grow and develop phases, it's only going to enhance this project and the Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo community.” You can learn more about the Fargo Sports Complex at fargoparks. com/foundation/fargosports-complex, as well as support this project as part of Giving Hearts Day 2022.

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ARTS,& ENTERTAINMENT The arts are the lifeblood of our community, here are a couple of things that will keep our city's heart pumping.

Below Zero Wrestling: WinterSlam Puts it Down on January 23 Former WWE star Erick Redbeard and Impact Wrestling stars Madman Fulton and Ace Austin put on one heck of a show at the Sanctuary Events Center.

Rock From The Heart Brings Its Annual Benefit Concert to the Avalon Events Center In Fargo February 12 The featured band, Night Ranger, will be rocking out all night to raise money and awareness for aortic health.

Tom Papa Set To Take Stage at Sanctuary Events Center Come see comedian Tom Papa in action on February 25.

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Fargo Moorhead Community Theater’s Upcoming Acts By Audra Hanson

The Fargo-Moorhead area is no stranger to talented artists. For decades, The Fargo-Moorhead Community Theater has served as the area's focal point for theater lovers. Their greatly anticipated 2022 season is here and will showcase a wide range of performances, offering a selection of shows with something for everyone.

9 to 5 The Musical Steel Magnolias February 2022

Based on the true story by Robert Harling, this play will make you laugh, cry, and feel full of joy. The play ‘Steel Magnolias’ was later adapted into the 1989 film featuring Sally Fields and Julia Roberts and has been beloved by many.

A Few Good Men March 2022

Aaron Sorkin’s play ‘A Few Good Men’ brings suspense, drama, and intensity to the stage and is not a show you'll want to miss. This is also a play that was later adapted into an award-winning screenplay.

May 2022

When you think of ‘9 to 5’, you probably envision a group of 1980’s clad women. In contrast to the other shows premiering this winter and spring at FMCT, ‘9 to 5 The Musical’ was first a feature film before it was a live-stage musical. The story is based off of the book by Patricia Resnick, and the music and lyrics are written by Dolly Parton.

*Fargo-Moorhead Community Theater Mainstage productions will be performed at the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead, MN.

Hjemkomst Center

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Social his 50,000 square foot family entertainment center will offer a space to entertain any age, whether that be for cocktails or competition.

By Geneva Nodland Forget everything you know about a traditional bowling alley, and now think about food, drinks, arcade games, laser tag, escape rooms, VIP bowling suites and hyper bowling. Sounds extreme right? Well get ready, because this all in one is coming to Fargo in the form of Kingpinz Social. 96 | JANUARY 2022 | FARGOMONTHLY.COM

“We wanted to bring something that kids can burn their energy at throughout the year,” said Cara Wallskog, Marketing Communications Manager at Hemisphere Restaurants, which is the operating manager at Kingpinz. “We know that there's a need to have a space where everyone can go, have fun and burn off all their energy in the winter and in the summer.” If you’re hunting for food you have options. Barons Eatery and

Bar will be located on the North side of Kingpinz, with an entirely separate entrance if you are just looking for dinner in South Fargo, offering curbside, dine-in and to-go options. They will serve a full menu and bar. For cocktail drinks to sip on, 48 Lounge will be inside Kingpinz. And if you or the kids are craving good old concessions food to snack on between frames, there will be a throwback AirStream trailer converted to a concession stand called Axis Tilt. As for the actual games, there will be 12 lanes (6 of which are VIP, inside their own suite) featuring not only traditional bowling with 10 frames aiming for first to reach 300, but also different virtual games using the


Opening January 2022

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balls, bumpers, and pins. This system of games is called hyper bowling, and it creates a more interactive experience. “One of the games that I've seen is [where] you actually have the bumpers up, and then the bumpers light up. It'll be green, blue, purple, yellow, and then you'll play this monster game,” explained Wallskog. “The goal is if you hit the purple part of the bumper, then you get to pick your monster's arm and build a monster.” This “monster building” game is just one of many that you can play not only with your kids, but as adults as well. Finally, an adult bowling game where we CAN use bumpers!

Don’t leave the other games to the kids either, grab your friends and try an escape room or a round of laser tag on the second level. Kingpinz has everything you and your family or friends need for a day of entertainment, as well as three party rooms where you can host a birthday party. Whether you’re going there to play or dine (or both), you’ll have to pay a visit to Kingpinz Social, located on the corner of 52nd Avenue S and I29.


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Ignite FMWF Is Our Workforce Solution!

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s we all know, the number one issue facing our region's business community is the challenge it faces with attracting, developing and retaining talent. The latest initiative from the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce, Ignite, is looking to change that. By Brady Drake

Mason Rademacher, VP of Workforce and Talent at the Chamber Photo provided by FMWF Chamber of Commerce

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Launched on October 13, 2021, Ignite FMWF Initiative is our region's most recent workforce initiative which was designed to create a holistic workforce development solution through its technology platform and an "intentional relationship development strategy." "It's so much more than what is on the website," said Mason Rademacher VP of Workforce and Talent at the Chamber. "What the Chamber is doing behind the scenes is really facilitating those relationships between private sector, public sector, job seekers, educators and students to create a stronger workforce."

However, what you can check out and interact with immediately is Ignite's online platform which includes the following features:

THE MOBILE APP

The mobile app allows users to search local jobs and explore careers through Career Card functionality. It displays a full job description for each job posting with the ability to apply from the mobile device. It lists the top business-rated skills needed for each job posted. It also provides job seekers with the salary average for each job. It has the functionality for job seekers to learn about jobs within a specific company.

THE CAREER CARDS

Career Cards offer a unique tool in career exploration. The Ignite platform has a library containing over 1,300 career cards with videos of employees talking about their job, their career pathway, the benefits of their job and the training/education needed to obtain that type of job. Career Cards help job seekers learn about high-demand careers and offer links to educational


With six registration options, almost anyone can get involved with Ignite!

FMWF Chamber CEO Shannon Full introduces the new initiative. resources and online training needed to embark on those careers.

THE JOB POSTINGS

The Ignite platform effortlessly pulls job posts from the company's current career tracking system with no additional work for the employer. Job posts can also easily be entered manually into the system. Once applications are submitted, employers have access to an application management system that includes viewable applicant portfolios, applicant tracking capabilities, messaging and reporting.

COMPANY EXPLORATION

Job seekers can explore company profiles and gain information about the company’s mission, view the company’s current job posts and take training courses recommended by that company.

BUSINESS-COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS Businesses can select volunteer activities on the site to serve their community such as participating in

career fairs, hosting teacher externship programs, guest speaking, etc. Teachers can search volunteer lists and connect directly with the businesses interested in specific volunteer activities.

PORTFOLIO

Ignite offers portfolio-building functionalities that includes a resumebuilding tool and resume badging for successful completion of online training courses.

LIBRARY OF ONLINE TRAINING

Ignite offers a comprehensive library of online training that contains over 150 courses relevant to a wide variety of industry sectors. Each course has an assessment of learning and upon successful course completion, it badges the learner’s resume. Visit ignitefmwf.com to register.


All Finish Concrete Snocross National When: February 4 - February 5 Where: Red River Valley Speedway Over two days, Snocross will return to West Fargo and showcase race events all day long without a break in the action. We couldn't be more excited to watch some local, adrenaline-pumping snowmobile racing!

Giving Hearts Day 2022 When: February 10 Giving Hearts Day is a 24-hour fundraising spectacle that we couldn't be more honored to spotlight. With over 450 charities involved this year, there are plenty of opportunities to volunteer and give to a good cause.

Super Bowl Party at Golf Addiction

Lutefisk & Meatball Dinner

When: February 13 Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Where: Golf Addiction

When: February 20 Time: 10:30 am - 1:30 pm Where: Kringen Lodge 25 Sons of Norway

"This year's Super Bowl is shaping up to be an interesting one. It'll be a blast to celebrate the big day with golf, football and drinks at a great price."

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"Fargo always offers new cultural experiences for people to try out. Trying a Norweigan meal that's true to the local culture is a can't miss opportunity."


Coffee & Cocoa Crawl When: February 26 (10:00 am - 2:00 pm) Where: Downtown Fargo Come spend a day in Downtown Fargo, as twenty local businesses will be offering coffee and cocoa samples on this fun, family-friendly crawl!

A Night at the Oscars: An F-M Symphony When: February 26 (7:30 pm - 10:00 pm) Where: Fargo Theatre The Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra is sure to put on a dazzling show, as the night is complete with Oscar-winning music, red carpet and a VIP afterparty!

TOBYMAC’S Hits Deep Tour When: March 11 (7:00 pm - 10:00 pm) Where: Fargodome After taking a break from touring, TobyMac is back and ready to put on a show for us in Fargo! We're always excited when big-name artists come to perform in Fargo, and TobyMac is no exception.

Rink Reels: Skating & A Movie When: February 10 Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Where: Broadway Square "This is the one outdoor event that I'm really looking forward to, no matter how cold it is. It's hard to turn down skating and a movie at the same time!"

Charlie Berens When: March 12 Time: 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm Where: Fargo Theatre "Laughs come few and far between compared to just a few years ago. I'm excited to see an in-person comedy show for the first time in years!"

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46 North Pints & Provisions 635 2nd Ave N, Fargo

$2.50 Wells, Calls, and Premium Drinks, Domestic Bottles, $3 22oz Tall Domestic Beer, 12 p.m.-7 p.m. All Day Everyday: $3 Jack Fire Shots, $3.25 Jag Shots, $5.25 Local Craft Beers. Wednesday’s $5 Trash Cans

$2.50 Wells, Calls, and Premium Drinks, Domestic Bottles, $3 22oz Tall Domestic Beer, 12 p.m.-7 p.m. All Day Everyday: $3 Jack Fire Shots, $3.25 Jag Shots, $5.25 Local Craft Beers. Wednesday’s $5 Trash Cans

$2.50 Wells, Calls, and Premium Drinks, Domestic Bottles, $3 22oz Tall Domestic Beer, 12 p.m.-7 p.m. All Day Everyday: $3 Jack Fire Shots, $3.25 Jag Shots, $5.25 Local Craft Beers. Wednesday’s $5 Trash Cans

$2.50 Wells, Calls, and Premium Drinks, Domestic Bottles, $3 22oz Tall Domestic Beer, 12 p.m.-7 p.m. All Day Everyday: $3 Jack Fire Shots, $3.25 Jag Shots, $5.25 Local Craft Beers. Wednesday’s $5 Trash Cans

$2.50 Wells, Calls, and Premium Drinks, Domestic Bottles, $3 22oz Tall Domestic Beer, 12 p.m.-7 p.m. All Day Everyday: $3 Jack Fire Shots, $3.25 Jag Shots, $5.25 Local Craft Beers. Wednesday’s $5 Trash Cans

$2.50 Wells, Calls, and Premium Drinks, Domestic Bottles, $3 22oz Tall Domestic Beer, 12 p.m.-7 p.m. All Day Everyday: $3 Jack Fire Shots, $3.25 Jag Shots, $5.25 Local Craft Beers. Wednesday’s $5 Trash Cans

$2.50 Wells, Calls, and Premium Drinks, Domestic Bottles, $3 22oz Tall Domestic Beer, 12 p.m.-7 p.m. All Day Everyday: $3 Jack Fire Shots, $3.25 Jag Shots, $5.25 Local Craft Beers. Wednesday’s $5 Trash Cans

Alibi Lounge and Casino 1340 21st Ave S, Fargo

$2.50 wells/calls/ domestic bottles $3 22oz domestic and $3 Jack Fire. $3 22oz Select Craft Beers

$2.50 wells/calls/ domestic bottles $3 22oz domestic and $3 Jack Fire. $3 22oz Select Craft Beers

$2.50 wells/calls/ domestic bottles $3 22oz domestic and $3 Jack Fire. $3 22oz Select Craft Beers

$2.50 wells/calls/ domestic bottles $3 22oz domestic and $3 Jack Fire. $3 22oz Select Craft Beers

$2.50 wells/calls/ domestic bottles $3 22oz domestic and $3 Jack Fire. $3 22oz Select Craft Beers

$2.50 wells/calls/ domestic bottles $3 22oz domestic and $3 Jack Fire. $3 22oz Select Craft Beers

$2.50 wells/calls/domestic bottles $3 22oz domestic and $3 Jack Fire. $3 22oz Select Craft Beers

$3.75 Jack Daniel's, Happy Hour 4-8pm: 50¢ off everything

$3.25 import & craft bottles, Happy Hour 4-8pm: 50¢ off everything

Happy Hour 4-8pm: 50¢ off everything

$2.75 Windsor, Happy Hour 4-8pm: 50¢ off everything

$2.95 Captain Morgan, Happy Hour 4-8pm: 50¢ off everything

$3.50 Crown Royal/ Crown Apple, $2.95 Bloody Marys and Caesars until noon

$3.25 Stoli, Happy Hour 4-8pm: 50¢ off everything

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Any Monday of your birthday month: receive a free 40oz. bucket of booze, 8-11pm: $2 domestic bottles for everyone

8-11pm: $2 tall taps, wells & teas

50¢ taps, $1 Captain Morgan and teas 8pmmidnight

2-for-1 domestic bottles, Jack & Jack Honey 8pm-midnight

7-9pm: $7 all you can drink, 9-11pm: $2.50 tall taps, teas, Morgans & bomb shots

7-9pm: 79¢ teas, 9-11pm: $2.50 tall taps, teas, Morgans & bomb shots

$3 Captain Morgan, Bacardi, Chuck Norris & Ninja Turtle Shots, $3.50 Tito’s Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel's and Crown Royal

$3 Captain Morgan, Bacardi, Chuck Norris & Ninja Turtle Shots, $3.50 Tito’s Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel's and Crown Royal

$3 Captain Morgan, Bacardi, Chuck Norris & Ninja Turtle Shots, $3.50 Tito’s Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel's and Crown Royal

$3 Captain Morgan, Bacardi, Chuck Norris & Ninja Turtle Shots, $3.50 Tito’s Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel's and Crown Royal

$3 Captain Morgan, Bacardi, Chuck Norris & Ninja Turtle Shots, $3.50 Tito’s Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel's and Crown Royal

$3 Captain Morgan, Bacardi, Chuck Norris & Ninja Turtle Shots, $3.50 Tito’s Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel's and Crown Royal

$3 Captain Morgan, Bacardi, Chuck Norris & Ninja Turtle Shots, $3.50 Tito’s Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel's and Crown Royal

Pull Tab Happy Hour 4-7pm, Patron shots $3.50 all day

Happy Hour 4-7pm, $3.00 domestic pounders from 9 to 11pm. Ice Hole shots $3.50 all day

Happy Hour 4-7pm: drinks as low as 50¢, pull tab Happy Hour replay 9-11pm. Goldschlager shots $3.50 all day

Happy Hour 4-7pm, Captain Morgan at $3.00 from 9-11pm. Jagermeister shots $3.50 all day

Happy Hour 4-7pm, Windsor at $3.00 from 9-11pm. Romana Sambuca shots $3.50 all day

Happy Hour 4-7pm, Tito's Vodka $3.50 from 9-11pm. Jose Cuervo shots $3.50 all day

Happy Hour 4-7pm, $6.00 pitchers from 9-11pm. Rumpleminze shots $3.50 all day. Service Industry Sunday

Bulldog Tap 4265 45th St. S, Fargo

$3.50 tall domestic taps 6pm-close

$2.75 domestic bottles 8pm-midnight

$3.50 UV and Bacardi 8pm-midnight

$3.25 Captain Morgan, $3.75 Crown Royal 8pm-midnight

$3.75 Stoli and Jack Daniels 8pm-midnight

$3.50 Smirnoff and Windsor 8pm-midnight

$3.50 tall domestic taps and import bottles all day

Chili's 3902 13th Ave S Suite 4402, Fargo

Happy Hour 3 p.m.-7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Close: $3 Small Domestic Draft and Well drinks. $4 House wine, Classic Margarita, Small Premium Draft and Large Domestic Draft. $5 Presidente Margarita, Large Premium Draft and Long Island Tea

Happy Hour 3 p.m.-7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Close: $3 Small Domestic Draft and Well drinks. $4 House wine, Classic Margarita, Small Premium Draft and Large Domestic Draft. $5 Presidente Margarita, Large Premium Draft and Long Island Tea

Happy Hour 3 p.m.-7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Close: $3 Small Domestic Draft and Well drinks. $4 House wine, Classic Margarita, Small Premium Draft and Large Domestic Draft. $5 Presidente Margarita, Large Premium Draft and Long Island Tea

Happy Hour 3 p.m.-7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Close: $3 Small Domestic Draft and Well drinks. $4 House wine, Classic Margarita, Small Premium Draft and Large Domestic Draft. $5 Presidente Margarita, Large Premium Draft and Long Island Tea

Happy Hour 3 p.m.-7 p.m.: $3 Small Domestic Draft and Well drinks. $4 House wine, Classic Margarita, Small Premium Draft and Large Domestic Draft. $5 Presidente Margarita, Large Premium Draftand Long Island Tea

The Bismarck Tavern

522 Broadway N, Fargo Bomb Shelter 325 10th St. N, Fargo Borrowed Buck’s Roadhouse 1201 Westrac Drive, Fargo * This is not a full list of specials. Specials subject to change. For updated and entire list of specials, go fargomonthly.com.

The Bowler 2630 University Drive S, Fargo The Box 1025 38th St. SW, Fargo (Inside the Fargo Inn & Suites)

Happy Hour All Day: $3 Small Domestic Draft and Well drinks. $4 House wine, Classic Margarita, Small Premium Draft and Large Domestic Draft. $5 Presidente Margarita, Large Premium Draft and Long Island Tea


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Ladies Night: 7-10 p.m., ½ Priced Mixed Drinks, Chub’s Mugs: $5.95 New Mug, $3.95 Refills 7 p.m.-Close

Game Night, $1.00 Off Taps & Wells (Including Craft Beers), Free Pool & Darts 8 p.m.-Close

Chub’s Mugs Wednesday: $5.95 New Mug, $3.95 Refills, $1 Off Shots 8 p.m.-Close

Busch Light Tap Night, $1 Off Ice Hole & Fireball 8 p.m.-Close

Beer & A Bump Night, Beer and an Ice Hole for $7.00, $3.95 Chub’s Long Island Teas, $3.95 Stumplifers 8 p.m.-Close

$1 off Bloody Mary’s & Caesars, 8 a.m.-Noon, $1 off Crown Royal, Tito’s & Craft Taps 8 p.m.-Close

Sunday Funday: $1.00 Off All Drinks In Your Chub’s Gear 12 p.m.-Close

Cork ‘N Cleaver 3301 S University Dr, Fargo

2-4-1 bottles of house wine; Happy hours 4-6pm, 9-11pm: $1 off Tap beers, well drinks, glasses of house wine

2-4-1 glasses of our featured wine; Happy hours 4-6pm, 9-11pm: $1 off Tap beers, well drinks, glasses of house wine

½ price long island teas; Happy hours 4-6pm, 9-11pm: $1 off Tap beers, well drinks, glasses of house wine

Wine Club - $15/year, every Wednesday at 5:30pm; Happy hours 4-6pm, 9-11pm: $1 off Tap beers, well drinks, glasses of house wine

Weekly Patio Specials; Happy hours 4-6pm, 9-11pm: $1 off Tap beers, well drinks, glasses of house wine

Happy hours 4-6pm, 9-11pm: $1 off Tap beers, well drinks, glasses of house wine

2-4-1 bottles of house wine; Happy hours 4-6pm, 9-11pm: $1 off Tap beers, well drinks, glasses of house wine

Cowboy Jack's 506 Broadway N, Fargo

$2 Taps, Bottles & Well Drinks from 3-6 p.m. & 10 p.m.-Midnight

$2 Taps, Bottles & Well Drinks from 3-6 p.m. & 10 p.m.-Midnight

$2 Taps, Bottles & Well Drinks from 3-6 p.m. & 10 p.m.-Midnight

$2 Taps, Bottles & Well Drinks from 3-6 p.m. & 10 p.m.-Midnight

$2 Taps, Bottles & Well Drinks from 3-6 p.m. $3 Grape Apes, Chuck Norris & Sprees 10 p.m.-Midnight

$2 Taps, Bottles & Well Drinks from 3-6 p.m. $3 Grape Apes, Chuck Norris & Sprees 10 p.m.Midnight

$2 Taps, Bottles & Well Drinks from 3-6 p.m. & 10 p.m.-Midnight

Dempsey’s 226 Broadway N, Fargo

$3.50 Bacardi, Malibu and Morgan starting at 9pm

$2.50 domestic taps and well drinks starting at 9pm

Old School Night starting at 9pm: $3 Old Style, High Life and Hamms

$4 specialty or import bottled/tap beer starting at 9pm

$3.50 Old Style and $5.25 Jameson starting at 9pm

$3.50 Old Style and $5.25 Jameson starting at 9pm

D’Woods Lounge 3333 13th Ave. S, Fargo

$2.75 domestic bottles, $3 Bacardi

$2.75 domestic bottles, $1 off Martinis

$3.50 Stoli and domestic taps

$3.50 Crown Royal and taps

$3.75 teas, $3 Windsor

$3 Smirnoff and Captain Morgan

Doolittles Woodfire Grill 2112 25th St. S, Fargo

½ off all bottles of wine 4-11pm, Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $1 off tap and bottled beer, cocktails and wine by the glass

$2 off Beer flights 3-9 pm, Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $1 off tap and bottled beer, cocktails and wine by the glass

$2 off Crafted cocktails 3-9pm, Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $1 off tap and bottled beer, cocktails and wine by the glass

$3 off wine flights 3-9pm, Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $1 off tap and bottled beer, cocktails and wine by the glass

Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $1 off all tap and bottled beer, cocktails and wine by the glass

$1 off Bloody Marys, Mimosas and Screwdrivers noon-5pm

$1 off Bloody Marys, Mimosas and Screwdrivers noon-5pm

Drumconrath Brewing 630 1st Ave N, Ste 6

$1 off pints 4-6 p.m.

$1 off pints 4-6 p.m

$1 off pints 4-6 p.m

$1 off pints 4-6 p.m

$1 off pints 4-6 p.m

Empire 424 Broadway N, Fargo

Crown Royal $3.75

Bacardi $3.25, Tito’s $3.50

Windsor $3.25

$3.75 Jameson

Stoli $3.75, Jack $4.25

Imports $3.75, Captain Morgan $3.50

$2.75 Rail vodka, $3.25 Windsor

Fort Noks Bar of Gold 52 Broadway N, Fargo

Happy Hour 4-7pm: $1 off all Taps, Wells & Domestic Bottles. Bucket of Beers $15 (Any 5 Beers). $4.50 Long Islands & Margaritas

Happy Hour 4-7pm: $1 off all Taps, Wells & Domestic Bottles. $3.50 Tap Beers all day (Pint glasses)

Happy Hour 4-7pm: $1 off all Taps, Wells & Domestic Bottles. $3 Select Whiskeys and $3 Import and Domestic Microbrew bottles all day. ½ price bottles of wine

Happy Hour All Day ($1 off all Taps, Wells, and Domestic Bottled Beer). 3 for 1’s from 7-10pm Domestic Taps and Well Drinks (made in plastic cups)

Happy Hour 4-7pm: $1 off all Taps, Wells & Domestic Bottles. $3.50 Stoli Flavors (adding some juices and energy drinks is an up charge). $3.50 Icehole Flavors and Fireball shots. $2 Well Drinks & Domestic Bottles (8-10pm)

$4 Bloody Mary’s and Caesar’s (2-6pm). $3.50 Chuck Norris & Jag Bomb Shots. $3.50 Select Rums (Morgan, Bacardi Flavors, Don Q, Sailor Jerry and Malibu). $2 Well Drinks & Domestic Bottles (8-10pm)

All Specials from the week apply (excludes $2 wells and Domestics)

Frank’s Lounge 2640 52nd Ave. S, Fargo

½ price burgers with purchase of a beverage. Service Industry Night: $1 off all drinks

½ price wine

$4.50 Tito Pours

$1 off bottle or can beer. $4 flavored teas

$4.50 Crown Royal and Grey Goose Pours

11am-4pm: Bloody Mary and mimosa bar

11am-4pm: Bloody Mary and mimosa bar. ½ price taps all day

Front Street Taproom

Happy Hour 4-6 p.m.: $1 off pints & snacks - 7-close Service Industry $1 off all Pints

Happy Hour 4-6 p.m.: $1 off pints & snacks 7-close $1 off all snacks

Happy Hour 4-6 p.m.: $1 off pints & snacks 7-close $2 Grain Belt Pounders

Happy Hour 4-6 p.m.: $1 off pints & snacks - 7-close $10 Select Pitchers

Happy Hour 2pm-6 p.m.: $1 off pints & snacks

Two-for-One’s on Taps and $1 Off Captain Morgan

$2.50 Domestic Bottles and $1 Off Tin Cup Whiskey

½ Off Wine and $3.50 Wells

$1 Off Tall Taps and $1 Off Titos

$8 Domestic Pitchers and $10 Premium Pitchers

Chub’s Pub & Package Place 421 University Drive N, Fargo

Golf Addiction 4474 23rd Ave. S, Fargo

2-4-1 Schell’s Beer

$1 Off Tall Taps

$12 Domestic Buckets and $4.50 Bloody Mary’s & Caesars

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614 Main Ave., Fargo

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Well Drinks and GC pints. $5 select wines and $5 select apps from 3-6pm

Well Drinks and GC pints. $5 select wines and $5 select apps from 3-6pm

Well Drinks and GC pints. $5 select wines and $5 select apps from 3-6pm

Well Drinks and GC pints. $5 select wines and $5 select apps from 3-6pm

Well Drinks and GC pints. $5 select wines and $5 select apps from 3-6pm

Herd and Horns 1414 12th Ave. N, Fargo

All Day Happy Hour $1 off Drinks & $2 off Appetizers

7-Close: $3 Bud & Bud Light Pints

7-Close: Mug Night. $5.75 first fill $3.75 domestic refills. First fill free on the week of your birthday

7-Close: $3.50 Long Island Teas & $3 Well Drinks

Holiday Inn 3803 13th Ave S, Fargo

Happy Hour all day $3 domestic talls, $1 off well drinks and wine by the glass. $4 crown all day, every day!

Happy Hour 4-7 p.m. $3 domestic talls, $1 off well drinks and wine by the glass. $4 crown all day, every day!

Happy Hour 4-7 p.m. $3 domestic talls, $1 off well drinks and wine by the glass. $1 off Prood Distillers & Far North spirits cocktails. $4 crown all day

Labby’s Grill & Bar 1100 19th Ave. N, Fargo

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m. $3.50 wells, $1 off all pints, $1 off craft taps, $1 off wine. $1 off Morgan and all tap beers.

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m. $3.50 wells, $1 off all pints, $1 off craft taps, $1 off wine.$3.50 teas and top-shelf all day. $1 off Tito's drinks and tequila 7 p.m.-Close.

Granite City 1636 42nd St. S, Fargo

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Happy Hour 3-5

$3 Mimosas, $4 Bison Bombs, $5.50 Green Tea Cocktails

$11 for 5 Pounders. Add $2 more for premium

Happy Hour 4-7 p.m. $3 domestic talls, $1 off well drinks and wine by the glass. $2 off Tall Taps, ½ priced bottles of wine. $4 crown all day

Happy Hour 4-7 p.m. $3 domestic talls, $1 off well drinks and wine by the glass. $1 off signature and classic cocktails, $4 bomb shots 9-11 p.m. $4 crown all day

Happy Hour 11-4 p.m. $3 domestic talls, $1 off well drinks and wine by the glass. $4 crown all day, every day!

Happy Hour all day $3 domestic talls, $1 off well drinks and wine by the glass. $4 bloody mary & mimosa bar 12–4 p.m. $4 crown all day, every day!

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m. $3.50 wells, $1 off all pints, $1 off craft taps, $1 off wine. $1 off all whiskey.

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m. $3.50 wells, $1 off all pints, $1 off craft taps, $1 off wine. $2.95/$3.95 pounders.

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m. $3.50 wells, $1 off all pints, $1 off craft taps, $1 off wine. $1 domestic bottles and wells 9 p.m.-close.

$3.95 Bloodys, Caesars, Screws and Mimosas 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $1 domestic bottles and wells 9 p.m.-close.

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m $1 off all drinks. $3.50 domestic pounders all day everyday.

$5 bloodys and caesars and $3.50 Mimosas.

Happy Hour all day. $1 off all drinks. $3.50 domestic pounders $5 bloodys and caesars and $3.50 Mimosas.

Happy Hour all day, $1.25 off all drinks and $3 Mimosas

* This is not a full list of specials. Specials subject to change. For updated and entire list of specials, go fargomonthly.com.

Legends Sports Bar & Grill at Rose Creek 1500 East Rose Creek Pkwy S, Fargo

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m $1 off all drinks. $3.50 domestic pounders all day everyday.

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m $1 off all drinks. $3.50 domestic pounders all day everyday.

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m $1 off all drinks. $3.50 domestic pounders all day everyday.

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m $1 off all drinks. $3.50 domestic pounders all day everyday. Free drink raffle for vikings and bison games and meat raffle on Thursdays.

Lucky’s 13 Pub 4301 17th Ave. S, Fargo

$2.50 short domestic beers. $2 off all Mules 3-close

3pm-close: ½ Price Margaritas & $3.00 Coronas & Dos Equis Amber

$3.50 tall domestic taps 3pm-close

½ bottles of wine, $2.50 PBR, Hamms and Busch Light Pounders 3 p.m.-close

Happy Hour 3-6pm, $1.25 off all drinks

9am-4pm $3 Mimosas and $6.75 BLT Bloody Marys

Luna Fargo 1545 University Drive S, Fargo

Happy Hour 5-6pm & 9-10pm: $2 off wine or beer by the glass & ½ price cheese plates

Happy Hour 5-6pm & 9-10pm: $2 off wine or beer by the glass & ½ price cheese plates

Happy Hour 5-6pm & 9-10pm: $2 off wine or beer by the glass & ½ price cheese plates

Happy Hour 5-6pm & 9-10pm: $2 off wine or beer by the glass & ½ price cheese plates

Happy Hour 5-6pm & 9-10pm: $2 off wine or beer by the glass & ½ price cheese plates

Happy Hour 5-6pm & 9-10pm: $2 off wine or beer by the glass & ½ price cheese plates

$3 Mexican Bottled Beer

1/2 price Jumbo Margaritas

$2 off Patron

Unlimited Taco refills with the purchase of a taco plate & $2 off Long Islands.

Happy Hour 5-6pm and 9-11pm: $3 select beer and drinks

Happy Hour 5-6pm and 9-11pm: $3 select beer and drinks

Happy Hour 5-6pm and 9-11pm: $3 select beer and drinks

Happy Hour 5-6pm and 9-11pm: $3 select beer and drinks

Happy Hour 5-6pm and 9-11pm: $3 select beer and drinks

Mexican Village 3155 45th St South, Fargo Mezzaluna 309 Roberts St. N, Fargo The Northern 325 10th St. N, Fargo

Happy Hour 5-7 p.m., 2-4-1 appetizers

Happy Hour 5-7 p.m., 2-4-1 Burgers

Happy Hour 5-7 p.m., $9.75 8oz Steak Dinner

Happy Hour 5-7 p.m., $6.50 Fried Chicken Dinner

Homestyle Lunch Buffet from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Happy Hour 5-7 p.m.

Happy Hour 5-7 p.m.

NoBull Smokehouse 609 NP Ave, Fargo

$3 Any Bourbon 4 pm -Close

$2.50 Tap Beers 4 pm-Close

Swine and Wine, Buy a bottle/glass of wine, second one is one penny 4 pm-Close

Bucket Special 4-10pm: buy 3 bottles get two free. Bones, Beer, Bourbon-$12.99

2-4-$1s Single Shot Drinks, Taps and Teas 10 pm-Close

2-4-$1s Single Shot Drinks, Taps and Teas 10 pm-Close

O’Kelly’s 3800 Main Ave., Fargo

$6 Domestic Pitchers

$3 Long Island Teas and $3 Rum

$1 off Whiskeys

$3 Deep Eddy’s Vodka

BOGO domestic bottles

Happy Hour all day and $3 shot

Happy Hour all day


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Pay the Day taps 7-9 p.m.: Pay the Day taps- whatever the date is, that’s your tap price! (Ex: Nov. 2nd=2 cents!). 9-11 p.m.: $2.75 beers, booze and bombs- select drinks on special

9-11 p.m.: $2.75 beers, booze and bombsselect drinks on special.

Wine Night 4-10 p.m.: ½ priced wine by the glass and bottleexcludes reserve wine list

9-11pm: $2.75 OB Beers, Booze & Bombs

$2.95 drink special 11 a.m.-2 p.m: $2.95 Bloody Marys, Bloody Caesars & Mimosas

11am-2pm: $2.95 Bloody Mary’s & Mimosas

Old Broadway City Club 22 Broadway N, Fargo Old Broadway Grill 22 Broadway N, Fargo

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$2 select drinks, select taps and select bottles, $4 glasses of wine

$2 select drinks, select taps and select bottles, $4 glasses of wine *Extended Happy Hour 6-10 p.m. (same specials as 3-6pm)

$2 select drinks, select taps and select bottles, $4 glasses of wine

$2 select drinks, select taps and select bottles, $4 glasses of wine. 9-11 p.m.: $2.75 beers, booze and bombs- select drinks on special

9-11 p.m.: $2.75 beers, booze and bombsselect drinks on special

$11 Domestic Bucket 11 a.m.-close

Pickled Parrot 505 3rd Ave. N, Fargo

$3.50 Fireball & Ice Hole All Day

$3.50 Fireball & Ice Hole All Day

$3.50 Fireball & Ice Hole All Day

$3 Domestic Bottles, $3.50 Domestic Taps & Wells, $8 Well Jars

7 p.m.-12 a.m. $3.50 Domestic Bottles, $4 Crown Royal

7 p.m.-12 a.m. $3.50 Domestic Bottles, $4 Titos, $4 Chuck Norris

$3.50 Fireball & Ice Hole All Day

Porter Creek Hardwood Grill ​1 555 44th St. S, Fargo

½ draft beer 3pmclose, Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $1 off cocktails, beer and wine

½ bottles of wine 3pmclose, Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $1 off cocktails, beer and wine

$2 off wine and liquor flights 3pm-close, Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $1 off cocktails, beer and wine

$2 off culinary cocktails 3pm-close, Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pmclose: $1 off cocktails, beer and wine

Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $1 off cocktails, beer and wine

Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $1 off cocktails, beer and wine

Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $1 off cocktails, beer and wine

Pounds ​6 12 1st Ave. N, Fargo

Happy Hour 4-6 p.m. 9-12 a.m. - $3 Summer Teas, $3 Lil Fruitopias, $3 Spiked Capri Suns

Happy Hour 4-6 p.m. 9-12 a.m. - $3 Summer Teas, $3 Lil Fruitopias, $3 Spiked Capri Suns

Happy Hour 4-6 p.m. 9-12 a.m. - $3 Summer Teas, $3 Lil Fruitopias, $3 Spiked Capri Suns

Happy Hour 4-6 p.m. 9-12 a.m. - $3 Summer Teas, $3 Lil Fruitopias, $3 Spiked Capri Suns

10 p.m.-12 a.m. - $2 LilFfruitopias, $2 White Claws, $2 vodka, rum, whiskey, gin, $2 berry lemon drop shots

10 p.m.-12 a.m. - $2 LilFfruitopias, $2 White Claws, $2 vodka, rum, whiskey, gin, $2 berry lemon drop shots

All day Happy Hour - $3 Summer Teas, $3 Lil Fruitopias, $3 Spiked Capri Suns

Radisson 201 5th St. N. Fargo

4 -6 pm, free chips & salsa, $1 off all drinks

4 -6 pm, free chips & salsa, $1 off all drinks

4 -6 pm, free chips & salsa, $1 off all drinks. All day: Wine Wednesday, ½ price bottles of wine

4 -6 pm, free chips & salsa, $1 off all drinks

Happy Hour 2-5 p.m.: $1 off draft & can beer, $1 House Wine by the Glass, $1 off single pour drinks. Pounder Special: $2 Hamms & High Life, $3 PBR & Busch Light. 12" Single Topping and either a pitcher of pop for $20, a pitcher of Iconic Blonde for $25, or a pitcher of Greenway for $30 9 p.m.-Midnight.

Pounder Special: $2 Hamms & High Life, $3 PBR & Busch Light. Specialty Bloody Marys and Build Your Own Mimosa Buckets 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 2-4-1 Well Drinks and $4 Draft Pints 9 p.m.-Close.

Pounder Special: $2 Hamms & High Life, $3 PBR & Busch Light. Specialty Bloody Marys and Build Your Own Mimosa Buckets 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $4 You-CallIts for Service Industry.

$3.95 Tall Taps All Day, $3.05 Well Drinks 4:30-Close

½ appetizers 4-6pm and 9-11pm; $1 off beer, well and wine drinks

Rhombus Guys 606 Main Ave., Fargo

Happy Hour 2-5 p.m.: $1 off draft & can beer, $1 House Wine by the Glass, $1 off single pour drinks. Pounder Special: $2 Hamms & High Life, $3 PBR & Busch Light

Happy Hour 2-5 p.m.: $1 off draft & can beer, $1 House Wine by the Glass, $1 off single pour drinks. Pounder Special: $2 Hamms & High Life, $3 PBR & Busch Light

Happy Hour 2-5 p.m.: $1 off draft & can beer, $1 House Wine by the Glass, $1 off single pour drinks. Pounder Special: $2 Hamms & High Life, $3 PBR & Busch Light. 2-4-1 House Wine by the Glass 5-10 p.m.

Happy Hour 2-5 p.m.: $1 off draft & can beer, $1 House Wine by the Glass, $1 off single pour drinks. Pounder Special: $2 Hamms & High Life, $3 PBR & Busch Light. $4 Rhombus Brewing Company Pints 8-10 p.m.

Rick’s Bar 2721 Main Ave., Fargo

4:30-Close $3.95 Tall Taps, $3.35 Morgan and Bacardi

4:30-Close $4.05 Crown Royal, $4.25 Crown Black

4:30-Close $3.75 Tito’s Vodka

4:30-Close $4.05 Jack Daniel’s, $4.25 Long Island Teas, $4.25 34oz Taps

4:30-Close $3.50 Import Beers, $3.50 UV Vodka

$3.50 Pounders All Day, $3.50 Ice Hole 4:30-Close

Rooter’s Bar 107 Broadway N, Fargo

$2 12-ounce domestic draws all day

$2.50 domestic bottles all day; 9pm – 12a.m.: Late Night Happy Hour 2-for-1 Drinks

$2.50 Captain Morgan and Windsor all day; 9 pm – 1 am $3 PBR Pounders

$3 Rooter’s Root beers and $7.50 Domestic Pitchers all day

9 pm—1 am $2.50 12 oz Domestic Draw Beers

11 am – 4 pm $2.50 Homemade Bloody Mary w/Beer Chaser; 9pm-1am $2.50 12 oz Domestic Draw Beers

* This is not a full list of specials. Specials subject to change. For updated and entire list of specials, go fargomonthly.com.

OB Sport Zone 22 Broadway N, Fargo

Happy Hour 3-6 p.m. and 9-close: $2 select drinks, select taps and select bottles, $4 glasses of wine, $5.95 pitchers. 6-10 p.m.: $5.95 select pitchers of beer


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The Round Up Saloon 4501 Urban Plains Drive, Fargo

Happy Hour all day

Local Night: $3.30 Proof’s 2 Docks Vodka and $1 off local brews from N.D., S.D., and Minn., Happy Hour open-7pm: $1 off all drinks

$3.30 Captain Morgan, $3.85 Crown Royal, Happy Hour open7pm: $1 off all drinks

$3.30 Deep Eddy Vodka, $3.85 Jack Daniels, Happy Hour open-7pm: $1 off all drinks

$3.25 domestic bottles; $3.85 Icehole, Fireball and Dr. McGillicuddy’s, Happy Hour open7pm: $1 off all drinks

$4.30 Bloody Marys and Caesars, $3.30 Mimosas

$4.30 Bloody Marys and Caesars, $3.30 Mimosas

Sickies Garage 3431 Fiechtner Drive S, Fargo

All day every day drink specials: $3 Sailor Jerry, Svedka Vodka, $4 Red Bull Vodkas, $4 Jack Daniel’s and $5 El Jimador Margaritas, plus 2 happy hours

All day every day drink specials: $3 Sailor Jerry, Svedka Vodka,$4 Red Bull Vodkas, $4 Jack Daniel’s and $5 El Jimador Margaritas, plus 2 happy hours

All day every day drink specials: $3 Sailor Jerry, Svedka Vodka, $4 Red Bull Vodkas, $4 Jack Daniel’s and $5 El Jimador Margaritas, plus 2 happy hours

All day every day drink specials: $3 Sailor Jerry, Svedka Vodka, $4 Red Bull Vodkas, $4 Jack Daniel’s and $5 El Jimador Margaritas, plus 2 happy hours.

All day every day drink specials: $3 Sailor Jerry, Svedka Vodka, $4 Red Bull Vodkas, $4 Jack Daniel’s and $5 El Jimador Margaritas, plus 2 happy hours.

All day every day drink specials: $3 Sailor Jerry, Svedka Vodka, $4 Red Bull Vodkas, $4 Jack Daniel’s and $5 El Jimador Margaritas

All day every day drink specials: $3 Sailor Jerry, Svedka Vodka, $4 Red Bull Vodkas, $4 Jack Daniel’s and $5 El Jimador Margaritas, plus 2 happy hours.

Sidestreet Grille & Pub 404 4th Ave. N, Fargo

$4 All Irish Whiskeys, $.75 off Craft & Import Beers, $6 Sidestreet Teas Happy Hour 2pm-7pm $.50 off all drinks and beers, $1 off all pitchers, $3.00 mystery shots

All Day Happy Hour 11am - Midnight: $.50 off all drinks and beers, $1 off all beer pitchers. Happy Hour 2-7pm: $.50 off all drinks and beers, $1 off all pitchers, $3.00 mystery shots

$4.00 Jameson Irish Whiskey. Happy Hour 2pm-7pm: $.50 off all drinks and beers, $1 off all pitchers, $3.00 mystery shots

Happy Hour 2pm-7pm: $.50 off all drinks and beers, $1 off all pitchers, $3.00 mystery shots

$4 Stoli, $4 Summit pints. Happy Hour 2pm.-7pm: $.50 off all drinks and beers, $1 off all pitchers, $3.00 mystery shots

$4 Jack Daniels and Jim Beam, $1 off ALL local beers and spirits

Service Industry Sunday Funday! (With valid server ID): $1 off “You Call Its” for all of our Service Industry Family, $2 off All Pitchers

Slammer’s Sports Bar & Grill 707 28th Ave. N, Fargo

$3.15 Miller High Life bottles $3.40 Bacardi Limon and Sailor Jerry’s

$3.15 Bud and Bud Light bottles

$3.15 Bud and Bud Light bottles $3 White Zin and merlot wines

$3.15 Coors Light and Mich Golden Light bottles

$3.15 Bud and Bud Light bottles, $3.40 Captain Morgan

$3.75 Bloody Marys and Caesars, all day well specials $2.75

$2.80 all wells, $5.25 Busch Light pitchers

All Day Happy Hour: $1 off all beer and liquor. 9 p.m. to close: $2.50 domestic taps, $3 Fireball and Icehole.

$4 Moscow Mules all day. Happy Hour 4-6 p.m.: $1 off all beer and liquor. 9 p.m. to close: $2.50 domestic taps, $3 Fireball and Icehole

Half-price wine all day. Happy Hour 4-6 p.m.: $1 off all beer and liquor. 9 p.m. to close: $2.50 domestic taps, $3 Fireball and Icehole

$4 jumbo teas all day. Happy Hour 4-6 p.m.: $1 off all beer and liquor. 9 p.m. to close: $2.50 domestic taps, $3 Fireball and Icehole

Midnight to close: $2.50 shots

Midnight to close: $2.50 shots. During Bison game: $1 off all beer and liquor

11 a.m.-noon: $2 you call its. Starting at noon: $3.50 Ceasera, bloodies and mimosas. $3.75 domestic taps

Speck’s Bar 2611 Main Ave., Fargo

$3.25 Beer pounders, free pool and darts

$3.25 Windsor and Black Velvet, free pool and darts

$3.25 Captain Morgan, $4 Jack Daniels

$3.25 domestic can beers, $3.25 Bacardi

$3.50 Import and craft beer

$3.50 UV Vodka and Dr Mc

$3.85 22oz taps, $3 well drinks, free pool and darts

Spirits Lounge 3803 13th Ave. S, Fargo

All Day Happy Hour: $1 off all single pour liquors and glasses of wine, $2 off all Jumbo Taps. $4 Crown all day every day.

Happy Hour 3-6 p.m.: $1 off all single pour liquors and glasses of wine, $2 off all Jumbo Taps. $4 Crown all day every day. $2 off any Tequila cocktail/drink

Happy Hour 3-6 p.m.: $1 off all single pour liquors and glasses of wine, $2 off all Jumbo Taps. $4 Crown all day every day. $2 off all Proof Distillers and Far North cocktails/drinks

Happy Hour 3-6 p.m.: $1 off all single pour liquors and glasses of wine, $2 off all Jumbo Taps. $4 Crown all day every day. ½ priced bottle wines and $2 off all Jumbo Taps

Happy Hour 3-6 p.m.: $1 off all single pour liquors and glasses of wine, $2 off all Jumbo Taps. $4 Crown all day every day. $2 off Signature and Classic Cocktails, $4 bomb shots 9-11 p.m.

Happy Hour 11-4 p.m.: $1 off all single pour liquors and glasses of wine, $2 off all Jumbo Taps. $4 Crown all day every day

All Day Happy Hour: $1 off all single pour liquors and glasses of wine, $2 off all Jumbo Taps. $4 Crown all day every day

Twist 220 Broadway N, Fargo

Happy Hour 3-6 p.m. & 9-12 a.m.: $2 Domestic Beers & Cheap Shots, $3 Tap Beers & Rail Cocktails, $4 Wine of the Moment, Shots, & Premium Liquor, $5 Classic Cocktails, $6 Cocktail of the Moment, $8 Patron Margaritas all day.

Happy Hour 3-6 p.m. & 9-12 a.m.: $2 Domestic Beers & Cheap Shots, $3 Tap Beers & Rail Cocktails, $4 Wine of the Moment, Shots, & Premium Liquor, $5 Classic Cocktails, $6 Cocktail of the Moment, $8 Patron Margaritas all day.

All whiskeys half-price from open to close. Happy Hour 3-6 p.m. & 9-12 a.m.: $2 Domestic Beers & Cheap Shots, $3 Tap Beers & Rail Cocktails, $4 Wine of the Moment, Shots, & Premium Liquor, $5 Classic Cocktails, $6 Cocktail of the Moment, $8 Patron Margaritas all day.

$10 bottles of select wines and half off all other bottles of wine. Happy Hour 3-6 p.m. & 9-12 a.m.: $2 Domestic Beers & Cheap Shots, $3 Tap Beers & Rail Cocktails, $4 Wine of the Moment, Shots, & Premium Liquor, $5 Classic Cocktails, $6 Cocktail of the Moment, $8 Patron Margaritas all day.

Happy Hour 3-6 p.m. & 9-12 a.m.: $2 Domestic Beers & Cheap Shots, $3 Tap Beers & Rail Cocktails, $4 Wine of the Moment, Shots, & Premium Liquor, $5 Classic Cocktails, $6 Cocktail of the Moment, $8 Patron Margaritas all day.

Happy Hour 3-6 p.m. & 9-12 a.m.: $2 Domestic Beers & Cheap Shots, $3 Tap Beers & Rail Cocktails, $4 Wine of the Moment, Shots, & Premium Liquor, $5 Classic Cocktails, $6 Cocktail of the Moment, $8 Patron Margaritas all day.

11 a.m.-3 p.m. bottomless bloodies and mimosas

SouthTown Pourhouse 4281 45th St. S, Fargo

* This is not a full list of specials. Specials subject to change. For updated and entire list of specials, go fargomonthly.com.


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Happy Hour 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Captain Morgan $3.25 & Miller High Life $2.50

Happy Hour 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4 p.m.-7 p.m. E&J Brandy $3.25 & PBR $2.50

Happy Hour 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Windsor $3.25 & Truly $4.00

Happy Hour 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Jim Beam/ Jack D. $3.75 & Heineken $4.25

Happy Hour 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Long Island Teas $3.25 & Angry Orchard $4.00

Happy Hour 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Jose Cuervo $4.00 & Corona $4.00

Happy Hour Beer Buckets (6) for $18

$2 off jumbo 32oz. Margaritas

$2 off PBR pounders, $1 off Mojitos

$1 off Proud Mary Pina Colada

$2 off all tequila shots

$1 off Cadillac Margaritas, $2 Margaritas 9pm-close

$1 Let’s Get It On Lemonades, $1 Sangria, $2 off Margaritas 9pm-close

Wild Terra Cider and Brewing 6 12th St N, Fargo

Happy Hour 4-6pm: $1 off Ciders and starters, two glasses of wine $7

Happy Hour 4-6pm: $1 off Ciders and starters, two glasses of wine $7

Happy Hour 4-6pm: $1 off Ciders and starters, two glasses of wine $7

Happy Hour 4-6pm: $1 off Ciders and starters, two glasses of wine $7

Happy Hour: 2-6pm: $1 off Ciders and starters, two glasses of wine $7

The Windbreak 3150 39th St. S, Fargo

4-7pm and 9-11pm: $1 off all drinks

4-7pm and 9-11pm: $1 off all drinks

4-7pm and 9-11pm: $1 off all drinks

Ladies Night: Ladies drink free (select taps and wells) 9pmmidnight, 9-11pm: guys get $2 drinks, $2 bomb shots

9-10pm: $1 drinks, 10-11pm: $2 drinks

9-11pm: $2 drinks and bomb shots

9pm-midnight: $3 drinks and 2-for-1 shots

Woody’s Bar 1550 32nd Ave. S, Fargo

Happy Hour All Day ($1 off all drinks)

$3.30 Captain Morgan, $3.30 Bacardi and Flavors

$3.30 Deep Eddy Vodka, $3.30 glasses of bota box wine

$3.85 Crown Royal, $3.85 Jack Daniel’s

$3.30 Captain Morgan, $3.50 Long Island Iced Tea

$3.30 Bloody Mary and Caesars, $3.30 import bottles

$3.30 Bloody Mary and Caesars, $6 domestic pitchers, $8 import pitchers

Sports Bar 619 NP Ave. N, Fargo

$2.50 tap beer pints, $3.50 talls

$2.50 Stoli and $3.50 Stoli with energy drink

College Night: Half price domestic pitchers

$2.95 Jack Daniel's, Captain Morgan, Bombay Sapphire and Grey Goose

½ off pitchers 7-10 pm

½ off pitchers 7-10 pm

$3 pounders, $3.50 Bloody Marys

Tailgators Sports Cafe 1322 Main Ave, Fargo

6-10pm: $3.50 tall Crown Royal, $3 UV Vodka

6-10pm: $3.25 Happy Hour bottles, $3 Captain Morgan

6-10pm: $8.50 domestic pitchers, $3 wells and Ice Hole shots

6-10pm: $2.75 Schnapps shots, $3.75 Gator Teas and import bottles

6-10pm: $3 Bacardi and Windsor, $3.50 Chuck Norris or Jag Bombs

Noon-10pm: $3.25 Happy Hour pints and bottles, $1 off whiskeys, $4.25 Bloody Marys

Noon-10pm: $3.25 Happy Hour pints and bottles, $1 off whiskeys, $4.25 Bloody Marys

Best Brews and BBQ: Two free tap pints and free apps from 5:30-7pm

Buy one mug, get one half off tap beer

VFW: Downtown

202 Broadway N, Fargo Vinyl Taco 520 1st Ave. N, Fargo

Barcode 835 23rd Ave. E, West Fargo

Bar Nine 1405 Prairie Pkwy., West Fargo

Server industry night (one free half pint of beer with proof of server training card.)

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Happy Hour 3pm6pm: $1 off all taps, bottles, pounders, wells and wines; $3 Captain Morgan, $1 off all domestic taps, Shot of the Day: $3 Rumpleminze

Happy Hour 3pm6pm: $1 off all taps, bottles, pounders, wells and wines; $3 Bacardi, $1 off all craft pounders, Shot of the Day: $3 Doctor McGuillicuddy's

Happy Hour 3pm-6pm: $1 off all taps, bottles, pounders, wells and wines; $1 off Crown, $1 off domestic bottles, Shot of the Day: $3 Fireball

Happy Hour 3pm6pm: $1 off all taps, bottles, pounders, wells and wines; $3 Tito's, $1 off craft taps, Shot of the Day: $3 Icehole

Happy Hour 3pm-6pm: $1 off all taps, bottles, pounders, wells and wines; $3 Deep Eddy's, $1 off craft/import bottles, Shot of the Day: $3 Jagermeister

$4 Mules, $1 off domestic pounders, Shot of the Day: $3 UV Bombs

$3.75 Bloody Mary's and Caesar's, $3 Mimosas, $1 off all taps, Shot of the Day: $5 Patron

Happy Hour from open to 8 p.m. - $1 off apps, taps, bottles, wells and wine. 8 p.m. to close - $3.00 Domestic Pounders & Wells

Happy Hour from open to 8 p.m. - $1 off apps, taps, bottles, wells and wine. 8 p.m. to close - $1.00 off All Taps, Bottles & Pounders

Happy Hour from open to 8 p.m. - $1 off apps, taps, bottles, wells and wine. 8 p.m. to close $4.00 Domestic Beer Mugs

Happy Hour from open to 8 p.m. - $1 off apps, taps, bottles, wells and wine. 8 p.m. to close $1.00 off Domestic Taps & $3.00 Wells

Happy Hour from open to 8 p.m. - $1 off apps, taps, bottles, wells and wine. 8 p.m. to close $3.50 Captain Morgan & Bacardi

Happy Hour from open to 8 p.m. - $1 off apps, taps, bottles, wells and wine. 8 p.m. to close - $4.00 Titos & $3.00 Well Vodka

All day- $8.00 Domestic Pitchers, $3.00 Fireball, Icehole, Wells & Domestic Pints

* This is not a full list of specials. Specials subject to change. For updated and entire list of specials, go fargomonthly.com.

True North Bistro 5064 23rd Ave. S, Fargo

Brunch 11AM-3PM, Bottomless Mimosas


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Blarney Stone 1910 9th St. E, West Fargo

Happy Hour 3-6 p.m. and 9 p.m.-Close: $1 off Draft Beers, $ 1 off House Wine, 2 for 1 Dublin Pours (Bar Pours)

Happy Hour 3-6 p.m. and 9 p.m.-Close: $1 off Draft Beers, $ 1 off House Wine, 2 for 1 Dublin Pours (Bar Pours)

Happy Hour 3-6 p.m. and 9 p.m.-Close: $1 off Draft Beers, $ 1 off House Wine, 2 for 1 Dublin Pours (Bar Pours). $4.50 Trash Cans 5 p.m.-close

Hooligans 509 32nd Ave W. West Fargo, ND 58078

Happy Hour 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. $4 Mules & $4 Domestic Talls, 2-for-1s 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Happy Hour 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., $4 Teas & Titos

MacKenzie River Pizza 819 24th Ave W E, West Fargo

3pm- 6pm: $3 wells, $3.50 craft pints, $2.50 domestic pints, $1 off wine glasses, 75 cent wings

The Piggy BBQ 816 24th Ave E, West Fargo

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Happy Hour 3-6 p.m. and 9 p.m.-Close: $1 off Draft Beers, $ 1 off House Wine, 2 for 1 Dublin Pours (Bar Pours)

5 p.m.-Close: $5 Clawritas

Happy Hour 9 p.m.Close: $1 off Draft Beers, $ 1 off House Wine, 2 for 1 Dublin Pours (Bar Pours). Free trip through Bloody Mary or Mimosa Bar with a Breakfast Entree Purchase. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Happy Hour 11 a.m.-Close: $1 off Draft Beers, $ 1 off House Wine, 2 for 1 Dublin Pours (Bar Pours). Free trip through Bloody Mary or Mimosa Bar with a Breakfast Entree Purchase. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Happy Hour 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., $4 Whiskeys, Bottomless Wine

Happy Hour 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., $4 Malibu, Captain Morgans & Bacardi

Happy Hour 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., $3 Wells, $3 Icehole shots

Happy Hour 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., $4 Bloody Marys, Caesars & Mimosas, $5 Vodka Redbulls

Happy Hour 9 p.m. to Close., $4 Bloodys, Caesars & Mimosas

3pm- 6pm: $3 wells, $3.50 craft pints, $2.50 domestic pints, $1 off wine glasses, 75 cent wings

3pm- 6pm: $3 wells, $3.50 craft pints, $2.50 domestic pints, $1 off wine glasses, 75 cent wings

3pm- 6pm: $3 wells, $3.50 craft pints, $2.50 domestic pints, $1 off wine glasses, 75 cent wings

3pm- 6pm: $3 wells, $3.50 craft pints, $2.50 domestic pints, $1 off wine glasses, 75 cent wings

3pm- 6pm: $3 wells, $3.50 craft pints, $2.50 domestic pints, $1 off wine glasses, 75 cent wings

3pm- 6pm: $3 wells, $3.50 craft pints, $2.50 domestic pints, $1 off wine glasses, 75 cent wings

Happy Hour All Day: $2 off glasses of wine and 1/2 off bottles of wine, $5 mixed drinks, $3 off all signature Piggy cocktails, $4 beers.

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m.: $2 off glasses of wine and 1/2 off bottles of wine, $5 mixed drinks, $3 off all signature Piggy cocktails, $4 beers.

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m.: $2 off glasses of wine and 1/2 off bottles of wine, $5 mixed drinks, $3 off all signature Piggy cocktails, $4

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m.: $2 off glasses of wine and 1/2 off bottles of wine, $5 mixed drinks, $3 off all signature Piggy cocktails, $4 beers.

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m.: $2 off glasses of wine and 1/2 off bottles of wine, $5 mixed drinks, $3 off all signature Piggy cocktails, $4 beers.

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m.: $2 off glasses of wine and 1/2 off bottles of wine, $5 mixed drinks, $3 off all signature Piggy cocktails, $4 beers.

Happy Hour All Day: $2 off glasses of wine and 1/2 off bottles of wine, $5 mixed drinks, $3 off all signature Piggy cocktails, $4 beers.

$3.50 tall domestic beer, $4.50 tall craft beer

$3.50 Captain Morgan and Bacardi

$3.50 Jack Daniel's, Jim Beam and Jameson, $4.50 Crown Royal

$3.50 UV, Wave and Tito's Vodka

$3.50 Windsor, $3 solo cups: Bud Light, Coors Light, Miller Lite

$3 solo cups: Bud Light,Coors Light, Miller Lite

Happy Hour all day, Service Industry Night: $3.50 you-call-its

Rookies 715 13th Ave. E, West Fargo

Happy Hour 3-6:30pm, 8pm-midnight: $7.50 Coors Light pitchers and $3.75 Crown Royal

Happy Hour 3-6:30pm, 8pm-midnight: $7.50 Miller Lite pitchers, $3 Jack Daniels and Jag, $3.75 Long Island Teas

Happy Hour 3-6:30pm, 8pm-midnight: $7.50 Bud Light pitchers, $3.50 Windsor and Smirnoff

Happy Hour 3-6:30pm, 8pm-midnight: $3 domestic pitchers and Shiner Bock bottles, $3.50 Deep Eddys, $4 Angry Balls shot

8pm-midnight: $3 Fireball, $3.50 Tito's Vodka, $5 Vodka Red Bulls, $3.50 Chuck Norris, Ninja Turtles and Jag Bombs

Happy Hour noon6:30pm, 8pm-midnight: $3 import bottles and Tarantula Tequila, $3.50 Captain Morgan, Bacardi and Jameson

Happy Hour all day, Service Industry Night 10pm-close: $3 well drinks

Three Lyons Pub 675 13th Ave. E, West Fargo

Mug Night! 7pm to close $2 buys the 32oz mug. Fills for pint price.

All day: $4 classic long islands and $5 specialty teas. $3 Icehole and Fireball shots

All day: $1 off pounders and $5 bomb shots

All day: $6 martinis, $3 glasses of wine, $3 McGillicuddy shots

8pm-close: $3.50 Jameson. All day: $1 off all canned and bottled beers

11am - 6pm: $3.50 Bloodys and Mimosas. All day: $3 Captain Morgan and Titos

New Happy Hour specials all day long

Town Hall Bar 103 Main Ave. W, West Fargo

$3 Captain Morgan, $3.50 Crown Royal & Washington Apples 7-11pm

$3 32oz. domestic Mongo Mugs, Ladies night $1 off drinks, $3 shots 7-11pm

Happy Hour 3-7pm, $3 Windsor and Wu Tang shots 7-11pm

$3 Cristal & Limon, domestic pitchers $6 7-11pm

Fireball Friday $3, Extended happy hour 3-8pm and 7-11pm

Sex with Strangers $3, 10am-1pm $4 Bloody Marys & Caesars 7-11pm

$2.75 pounders all day, Service Industry Special: $2 well drinks & domestic beer 7-11pm

​JoJo's 915 19th Ave. E, West Fargo

All day Happy Hour

$5 Sangria ~ Red, White or Rose

$9.50 Wine Flight

$6 Aperol Spritzer

​VFW: West Fargo 308 Sheyenne St., West Fargo

$2.50 regular domestic beers and Windsor

12 inch pizza and a pitcher of beer for $11

$3 Bacardi, Morgan, Mike’s Hard Lemonade or Wine Coolers

$3 domestic 25oz taps, $3.50 25oz Shock Top, $5 25oz Stone's Throw, $3 import bottles

Work Zone 701 Main Ave. E, West Fargo

$3 Jag shots, $3 Tuaca, Mug Special $6.50 with $3.50 refills

$3 Bacardi and Ice Hole

$3 Dr. Mac shots, Mug Special: $6.50 with $3.50 refills

$3 Captain Morgan, Malibu and Jag

Pub West 3140 Bluestem Drive, West Fargo

THURSDAY

* This is not a full list of specials. Specials subject to change. For updated and entire list of specials, go fargomonthly.com.

$9 Pizza Bloody Mary & $5 Bellini ~ Peach, Strawberry or Watermelon

$3 Jack and Jims

$3 Bloody Marys and Caesars, $3 craft and imports

$5.50 domestic pitchers, $3.50 Buccas, $3 Bloody Marys and Caesars


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JC Chumley’s 1608 Main Ave., Moorhead

Happy Hour: 4-6:30pm- $2.50 Domestic Bottles & Wells, 50 Cents off all other drinks "Margarita-Monday" 6-10pm, $3 well or $5 premium

Happy Hour: 4-6:30pm- $2.50 Domestic Bottles & Wells, 50 Cents off all other drinks. "Happy Hour All Day", 11am-Midnight: $2.50 Domestic Bottles & Wells

Happy Hour: 4pm-6:30pm- $2.50 Domestic Bottles & Wells. 8pm-Midnight: $4 Busch Light Mug Fills, $5 Domestic Mug Fills, $5 Kettle One Long Island Teas

Happy Hour: 4pm-6:30pm- $2.50 Domestic Bottles & Wells, 50 Cents off all other drinks. 8pm-Midnight: $1 OFF Import Pints

Happy Hour: 4pm6:30pm- $2.50 Domestic Bottles & Wells, 50 Cents off all other drinks. 5pm-12am: $3.50 Fireball; 8pm-10pm: $3 Domestic Bottles, $3 Captain Morgan

11am-4pm: $2 Mimosas, $5 Bloody Mary's & Bloody Caesars

$5 Bloody Mary's & Bloody Caesars All Day

Legends Bar and Grill 803 Belsly Blvd, Moorhead

$3.50 Domestic Pounders. 3pm-7pm: $1 off drinks. 8pm-10pm: $1 off drafts.

$3.50 Domestic Pounders. 3pm-7pm: $1 off drinks. 8pm-10pm: $1 off drafts

$3.50 Domestic Pounders. 3pm-7pm: $1 off drinks. 8pm-10pm: $1 off drafts. $3 wine night from 3 p.m.-12 a.m.

$3.50 Domestic Pounders. 3pm-7pm: $1 off drinks. 8pm-10pm: $1 off drafts

$3.50 Domestic Pounders. 3pm-7pm: $1 off drinks. 8pm-10pm: $1 off drafts

$3.50 Domestic Pounders. $5 Bloody Mary's/Bloody Caesar’s, $3.50 Mimosas, $1 off Legendary Drinks

Service Industry Night: 10 percent off all beverages

Mick’s Office 10 8th St. S, Moorhead

$2.50 Captain Morgan, $4 domestic mug fills, $4 bomb shots 8pmmidnight

$3 domestic pints, $3.50 select import pints 8pm-midnight

Ladies Night 8pmmidnight: $2.50 pounders and youcall-its

$2.75 wells, $4 domestic mugs, $3 Busch Light and Old Style mugs, jell-o shot raffle 10pmclose

$2.75 pounders, $3 Ice Hole 8pm-midnight

$5 endless Mimosas 11am-4pm, $8 pitchers 11am-4pm

Happy Hour all day: 50¢ off all drinks, $4 Bloody Marys and Caesars

Happy Hour 5-6pm and 9-11pm, $3 select beer and drinks

Happy Hour 5-6pm and 9-11pm, $3 select beer and drinks

Happy Hour 5-6pm and 9-11pm, $3 select beer and drinks

Happy Hour 5-6pm and 9-11pm, $3 select beer and drinks

Happy Hour 5-6pm and 9-11pm, $3 select beer and drinks

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m $1 off all drinks. $3.50 domestic pounders all day everyday.

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m $1 off all drinks. $3.50 domestic pounders all day everyday.

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m $1 off all drinks. $3.50 domestic pounders all day everyday.

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m $1 off all drinks. $3.50 domestic pounders all day everyday.

$5 bloodys and caesars and $3.50 Mimosas.

Happy Hour all day. $1 off all drinks. $3.50 domestic pounders $5 bloodys and caesars and $3.50 Mimosas.

$2.75 22oz grande beers, $4 Sam Adams, Red’s Apple and Bell's specials 4-6pm

$6 pitchers of Bud Light, Shock Top, Miller Light, Coors Light and Nordeast, drink specials 4-6pm

$6 pitchers of Bud Light, Shock Top, Miller Lite, Coors Light and Nordeast 9pm-close

Grand beers $2.75 (all day)

Happy hour all day till 7/ ladies night 9-midnight

Late night Happy Hour 9pm-midnight

$8.50 pitchers all day

Bloody Mary special

MOORHEAD

Rustica Tavern 315 Main Ave., Moorhead Happy Hour 3-7 p.m $1 off all drinks. $3.50 domestic pounders all day everyday. Free drink raffle for vikings and bison games.

Speak Easy 1001 30th Ave., S, Moorhead

2-for-1 drink specials from 4-6 pm and $2 domestic bottles 7pmmidnight

2-for-1s 4-6pm

$5.25 pitchers of Budweiser, Mich, Amber Boch, Bud Light, Miller Light and Foster, drink specials 4-6pm

Vic’s Bar & Grill 427 Center Ave, Moorhead

$3.25 Morgan

2 for 1's 9-midnight

$1.00 off All Whiskey

* This is not a full list of specials. Specials subject to change. For updated and entire list of specials, go fargomonthly.com.

Murphy's Pub 808 30th Ave. S, Moorhead


701 Eateries

701 N University Dr, Fargo

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