Fargo Monthly September 2022

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SEPTEMBER 2022

COMPLIMENTARY

Wine Tour Check out these fine wineries in the Red River Valley




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COVER STORY

16 WINE TOUR

SPONSORED CONTENT: 10 Gear Up for Winter With SCHEELS 38 Think Global; Act Local 40 42 44 48

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Five Hot Upcoming Events Artist Feature: Kathy Luther MGK

54 HEALTH SPORTS & REC 56 eSports Athletes: The New Team on the Block

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64 HOME & DESIGN 66 Livin' Life in the 505 74 FOOD & DRINK (FIKA) 77 Chef Spotlight 80 PARENTS & KIDS 82 The Responsibility, Honor and Importance of Fatherhood 88 Think You Can Beat This Fargo-MoorheadThemed Crossword? 90 Beers, Brawtwursts & Bouncy Houses 92 94 98 100

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106 SHOPPING 108 A Space for Beauty to Thrive

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114 CAREERS 114 The Advice That Helped Them Get There 120 DRINK SPECIALS 128 MIXOLOGIST OF THE MONTH: CAITLIN PRITCHETT

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Volume 12 / Issue 9

September 2022

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A SIP OF THE

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ugust was a blur. Between traveling through all of the lush vineyards and orchards, trying to soak up the last bit of summer sun, and, yes, trying out some of the delicious products featured in this month's cover story—it's been a busy lead up to print. But, even as we mourn the fact that we're moving out of the summer season and heading into the final third of the year, I can't help but feel some peace and comfort knowing what these final few months of 2022 will be filled with. But more of that is to come in next month's issue. For now, enjoy a tour through and around the valley, learning about the wine, cider and mead scene from a tightknit community of those passionate about the fruits of their labors.

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I say this often, but somehow it never ceases to amaze me when I stumble upon a niche community within our cities, no matter how many times I find them. And this one is especially interesting, as it varies among winery owners who are veterans in the fields and those new to the game of growing, harvesting and bottling their creations. However, what is the same is that they are all bound by their love for the experience; all of their roots are entangled in the fields of the prairie, no matter the difference in varieties. And that is what makes our communities in the FM area so special.

I hope you get the chance to visit with any one of our features in the magazine but for now, Happy Reading!

Geneva Nodland Editor


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As we prepare for another Midwest winter, many people are looking for a way to lengthen their grilling season through the cold months to come. However, others who are not as hard-core about outdoor cooking might be thinking about storing their beloved grills to make sure they're ready for next spring. Whichever path you choose to take, there are some things to consider.

The Type of Grill When the weather gets cold, the first thing to think about is what type of grill you will be using. The cooler temperatures will affect a gas grill differently than a pellet grill. Even a kettle will cook differently than a ceramic kamado based on the chill. Figuring out when to use each one can help you battle the cold, while still cooking your favorite meals.

Gas grills use a direct heat style of cooking. This is a very efficient heat source, and wind can hamper that direct flow of heat. Finding a place to set the gas grill where the wind is not hitting the back is very important. The exhaust of a gas grill is along the backside. This is a place where cold wind can move through the grill and dampen your flame. We recommend buying a Weber gas grill that has a double-lined hood and cast aluminum base will help that grill retain heat.

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Pellet grills can vary tremendously in how they are affected by the cold. Pellet grills use indirect heat and convection to cook. This makes insulation very important. If you have a grill that does not have any insulation built into the lid, an insulation blanket will make a big difference in getting the grill up to your cooking temperature and holding at that temp. If you are looking at purchasing a new pellet grill that can handle the cold, the Traeger Timberline series grills are insulated enough to handle subzero weather.


When cooking with charcoal in the cold, ceramic kamado grills like the Big Green Egg or Kamado Joe are the best option. The insulation that the ceramic provides allows the grill to remain unaffected by the cold, and high winds will only make these charcoal grills get hotter. The ceramic kamado is one of the most versatile grills. You can grill and sear meat at temps reaching upwards of 700 degrees Fahrenheit or use a heat shield to create indirect heat and smoke food low and slow at temps as low as 200 degrees Fahrenheit.

Tips For Grilling in the Cold When cooking on any type of grill in the cold, there are a few things that will help you have success.

Keep the lid closed as much as possible. It is always tempting to take a peek at the culinary masterpiece that is being prepared. However, every time the grill lid is opened, you are losing a lot of heat from the grill. Relying on internal food temperature instead of what the food looks like will also make it easier to keep the grill sealed while waiting for the cook to finish. A leave-in thermometer like the Meater by Traeger or a wireless thermometer like a Fireboard makes it possible to monitor temps without opening the grill. With Bluetooth and WiFi technology, you can check the temps from the comfort of your own home.

Keep the grill close to an entry.

When preparing to store a grill for the winter, think about how to make the first cook of the year as easy as possible. If there is an abnormally warm day in March, will your grill be ready for an impromptu cook? A deep clean of the burners, body of the grill, drip pans, and vents is a good place to start. If you need to replace a part of the grill like an igniter, or hot rod (pellet grill igniter) this would be a good time to tackle that project. Make sure that the grill cover is snug and secured. The number one reason that people replace a grill cover is that their old one blew away.

A long walk outside in the cold to check on a meal will make for an unpleasant experience.

For ceramic kamado grills, a burn-off is in order.

Wear your high temp grill gloves.

This is when you fill the grill with charcoal and let the grill run with the top and bottom vent doors wide open. The grill will reach temperatures exceeding 700 degrees and will burn off soot and grease build-up.

The same gloves that allow you to handle piping hot dishes will also shield your hands from the cold and snow.

Keep your grill covered when storing it between cooks.

Stocking up on fuel for the winter is another thing to think about.

Snow can be a fantastic insulator for an igloo, but it is not the best insulator for the grill. The cold snow will make it harder for the grill to heat and the melted snow will inevitably make a skating rink under your grill.

This will allow you to be ready for any cook to come. Pellets should be stored in an airtight container to prevent moisture.

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We will still be mowing for a few months, but having a plan to switch to snow is always a good idea. Make sure you are using a fuel treatment such as Helix Fuel Additive when filling your mower or any small engine. The best advice is to run the mower out of gas at the end of the season so the tank is empty. Try starting it a few extra times until it is completely dead to make sure it is totally empty. Over the next few months, only put in as much gas as you think you will use. This will prevent gas wasted at the end of the season. Always start every new season with fresh highoctane 91, non-ethanol gas. This will extend the life of any small engine.

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As the seasons change, you should start looking at getting your snow blower ready for the first snowfall and prepping your mower for storage. Our service shop offers annual service and repairs on small engine equipment like snowblowers, lawn mowers, chainsaws, string trimmers and ice augers.

Snow will be here before we know it. While it's still nice out, start your snowblower and make sure everything is working properly. Check the electric start, engine and auger. Also, make sure the drive cables are working properly. This will prevent headaches when you wake up to 6” of snow in the driveway. If you don’t own a snowblower, now might be the time to purchase one. We offer battery-operated snowblowers from EGO and Toro. The batteries from these machines can also be used in other power equipment tools like string trimmers, chainsaws and leaf blowers. Battery tools are great for those who prefer less maintenance. We offer gas-operated snowblowers from 24” to 32” from Toro as well. There is a snowblower to fit any budget and help save hours of shoveling on those cold winter nights.


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It's important to prepare your home for the long, cold winter months. Not sure where to start? Check out this list of things to complete around the house before the first snowfall.

Blow out your underground sprinkler system. Turn off the water line to outdoor water spigots and drain them. Cover spigots with styrofoam covers. Install foam insulation around pipes to prevent freezing. Run water in sinks, showers and toilets that might not be used often in your home to prevent freezing pipes. Check your sump pump. Remove the discharge hose outside your home so it doesn’t freeze and create a blockage. Install a short PVC pipe so you can clear it out easily, but it still drains away from your foundation. Seal doors and windows with caulking to prevent draftiness. This will help you save on your heating bill. Replace torn or worn weather stripping around the door (install a draft guard at the bottom of your door if there is a larger gap). Check weather stripping on the bottom of your garage door and replace it if needed. Drain any hoses and store them in a shed or garage. Mow your lawn to the shortest setting. This is a great time to put down fertilizer and seed for next spring. Rake leaves and brush to help prevent snow mold in the spring.

Pick up any items in the yard and downspouts so you don’t run them over with the snowblower. Test your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. Replace the batteries seasonally. If you don’t have a carbon monoxide detector, now is a great time to install one. This is one of the most common hazards in a home during the winter months. Put in a new furnace filter and run your furnace one cycle to make sure it is working properly. If you do not have a furnace, clean and dust the baseboard heaters. Turn them on over a day or weekend away as they usually have an odor when they run for the first time each winter. Cover your air conditioning units to prevent snow and ice build-up. There are covers available for both central air units and wall units. If you have an AC in your window, it should be removed and stored until summer. Change the direction of your ceiling fan for winter. It should be moving in a clockwise direction to push heat down into the room instead of gathering at the ceiling. Wash your “heavy” blankets to get them smelling fresh for winter. Chop wood now if you have a fireplace. Having a good supply going into winter will prevent you from chopping in negative temps in January.

Put down a mole/vole repellent to help prevent damage to your lawn over the winter.

Check your chimney to make sure it is free of blockage.

Put a Sewer Skewer in your sewer pipe on the roof. It is very difficult to get to the pipe once it has frozen over and can have harmful effects on your home if the pipe has a blockage. Installing now is the best time.

Purchase a “happy” light. Our winters are long and can affect our mood as we go to work in the dark and come home in the dark. A light therapy lamp will help boost your mood!

Clean gutters of fall debris so they are ready for spring rains.

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Looking to spruce up your living space before winter? We offer a variety of different vendors that have the ability to completely customize your upholstered furniture needs so you are comfy and cozy whether it's winter, fall, summer or spring. Two of our most popular vendors include Craftmaster and Rowe Furniture. They both offer performance fabric options and leather options. You can customize sectionals, sofas, chairs and ottomans to match your style preference. Performance fabrics are highly recommended to help extend the longevity of your furniture investment. Especially for families with kids and pets!

The process of selecting and customizing a furniture piece or grouping begins with meeting one on one with one of our Interior Designers or home accent consultants to review the needs of your home or business, whether that be with your construction documents, a sketch of your own floor plan or even being at your home with you to help execute the best use of your space. Our experts are here to help coordinate colors and furniture styles to be cohesive with your existing furniture and home. Pair your furniture selection and fresh paint from Benjamin Moore to bring your style dreams to life and we also have over 1,000 fabrics to choose from.

We also carry IMG which specializes in ergonomic and classically styled leather recliners and sectionals. The Divani recliners come in three different sizes to fit your body from petite to tall. The leather is like butter and comes in many different colors. If you have a favorite sports team, we can order them in matching colors. You can make a statement at your next winter get-together by enhancing your dining space or “man cave” with customized bar stools from Trica. Customers can choose all details including the seat height, style of stool and specialty options like swiveling. All legs and seat covering finishes are customizable so you can be comfy, cozy and stylish all winter/all year round. scheels.com/homeandhardware

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Stop in as the seasons change for the hottest soup in Fargo and a warm panini sandwich. Café Robert serves breakfast from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Alongside the Café's famous homemade panini sandwiches, soups, salads and desserts, they also serve specialty coffee drinks all day!



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The Valley's Own Wine Country The valley has many things to be proud of, but have you explored our local vineyards and fruit orchards and what is being bottled from them? Whether you prefer reds, whites, sweets, drys, anything in between or nothing at all, I promise there's something available for you at our local wineries. From the beautiful landscape and greenery of the vineyards to the wonderful community of harvesters and those passionate about the craft, the greater Fargo-Moorhead area offers delicious wines with better stories. Join us as we take a tour through our very own little wine country!

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Wine Tour

Bear Creek Winery

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For the Ballingers, wine is more than a business, it's a passion! Early Beginnings

What They Serve

Bear Creek Winery (est. 2003) was founded by Rod Ballinger, a pilot in his previous life who traveled around the country to various wine-growing regions and heard rumors of new cold hardy vines and grape varieties that could possibly grow in our region. Rod and Sue decided to take a chance and plant some of those varieties here in Fargo. What started as a shot in the dark has now expanded into the Bear Creek Winery that we now know and love today.

Bear Creek Winery grows many cold climate grape varieties and bottles a wide range of styles from white to red, sweet, dry and fortified wines. "We try to have something for everyone, although we specialize in dry wines," Rod said.


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Wine Spotlight (Left to Right) 1. Night Cap, 2. Old Truck, 3. Sheyenne

Released just this year, the Night Cap is a sweet wine, originally from Portugal, but with a midwest influence from Bear Creek . This is already a fan favorite! Old Truck and Sheyenne, a dry red and dry white wine, are equally as

beloved by the Bear Creek community!

Using Their Space Bear Creek offers several types of private events for groups of eight to 125. “We specialize in private tastings, private brunches for bridal and baby showers, birthday parties, and more, corporate outings and rehearsal dinners. We also offer ticketed events throughout the year, including collaborations with Blackbird, Milk Made, The Plant Supply and even coursed dinners. For more information on any of these events please email us at info@bearcreeknd.com or check out our social media and website," Rod said.

When The Tasting Room is Open Bear Creek Winery's tasting room is open mid-May through October on Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. This schedule may vary from year to year, but they are open for private events year-round.

Bear Creek Winery

8800 25th St S, Fargo, ND 58104 701-306-4709 bearcreeknd.com info@bearcreeknd.com Facebook: @bearcreeknd Instagram: bearcreeknd Twitter: @bearcreeknd


Wine Tour

4e Winery Geneva Nodland

4e Winery Greg and Lisa Cook, the founders of 4e Winery, are originally from Michigan. However, their love of good wine was developed during a few years spent living in California. The couple moved to the Valley in 1996 for Greg's first job as a professor of chemistry. Early Beginnings Greg has been interested in fermentation and wine-making since he was young. In fact, he made his first batch of wine from mulberries in his parents’ basement when he was only 15. No, he did not drink it, and yes, it was terrible. Greg started his hobby as a home winemaker shortly after arriving in North Dakota. At the time, he used whatever fruit was available, which was sometimes a vegetable. His first real wine was made with rhubarb from his backyard. Fast forward 15 years to when cold climate grapes became increasingly available in the upper midwest, including North Dakota, and Greg asked the question that would launch their next adventure: 'What if we just started looking for a place to maybe open a winery someday?'

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Greg Cook

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Greg and Lisa quickly found an old farmstead for sale just outside of Casselton, North Dakota. The farmstead was actually part of one of the original Bonanza Farms in the late 1800s, owned by Oliver Dalrymple and passed down through his family until it was eventually sold by former Governor Jack Dalrymple in 1992. They purchased the 16 acre farmstead in the spring of 2012 and spent three years planting grapes and turning the original 1901 farmhouse into a tasting room and winery, which they opened in July of 2015.

What They Serve Greg and Lisa believe that wine is all about "place" and should reflect the land upon which it was made. Because of this, almost all of the wine they make at

4e Winery is from grapes and other fruits that grow, or can be grown, in this part of the country. All of the grapes that they use are cold climate grapes that have been developed specifically to survive our harsh winters and to make good wine. They have about a quarter-acre of Frontenac grapes used in their estategrown Frontenac wine that they make as a dry, oaked red wine. They also have, at any given time, about a dozen offerings of wine, ranging from dry to sweet, white to rose to red. "We develop our wine list to appeal to a range of palates, while 'listening' to what the fruit wants to become," Greg said. One of their more unique wines is one they released for the first time this year


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Wine Spotlight (Left to Right) 1. The Bison Tail wine is a sweet sip. Enjoy this fruity wine while enjoying the wonderful label artwork by Barbara Benda Nagle. 2. Enjoy the Polar Light wine, made from a blend of Aurora and Borealis varieties of haskap (honeyberries).

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called Polar Light which is made from the Haskap berry, also called honeyberry. The Haskap berry is a berry with a "tropical blueberry" taste that thrives in our climate, but isn't common in this area yet according to the Cooks. They use this berry to make a delicious and uniquely fruity, sweet wine.

Where and When to Find Their Products Their wines are available at their tasting room during their regular season, as well as at the Red River Market in Fargo every Saturday that it is open. The Cooks also participate in the Pride of Dakota Fargo Holiday Showcase every November. A variety of their wines are also available at the following Fargo retail stores: all three Happy Harry's Bottle Shop stores, the Spirit Shop, Bernie's Liquors on South University, Bottle Barn in West Fargo and the Osgood Hornbacher's Wine and Spirits. You can enjoy a glass of their dry rhubarb wine at Nichole's Fine Pastries & Cafe in Fargo. Also, the Nome Schoolhouse in Nome, ND offers 4e Wine exclusively.

3. For a dryer taste, try their Marquette wine. This is aged with both American and French oak.

typically 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Food For Thought 4e Winery offers an extensive menu of vegan and vegetarian offerings.

Using Their Space 4e offers a space with great views of the prairie. The space can be rented for events such as bridal showers, baby showers, birthdays, anniversaries, corporate events and more. Information on renting their private event space can be found on their website at 4ewinery. com.

During the spring and fall, they are open from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. "We may also hold special events during our off-season," the Cooks said.

4e Winery

4e Winery is located just southeast of the Casselton exit of I94 (Exit 331). 3766 156th Ave SE, Mapleton ND 58059 701-936-9693 4ewinery.com Facebook: @4eWinery Instagram: 4ewinery

When The Tasting Room is Open Their tasting room is open May through October and their summer hours are

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Wine Tour

Dakota Vines Vineyard and Winery Geneva Nodland

Dakota Vines Vineyard and Winery

Bob Grosz Deb Grosz

Opened in 2018, Dakota Vines Vineyard and Winery has been a pursuit of passion for owners Bob and Deb Grosz. Early Beginnings

What They Serve

Although Bob has been a home winemaker for almost 20 years, his ambition to start his own bonafide business wasn't cemented until he took a trip to the Napa Valley and toured Minnesota and North Dakota wineries.

Dakota Vines Vineyard and Winery is an agritourism business dedicated to producing high-quality North Dakota and regional cold climate grape and fruit wines. They offer visitors the opportunity to learn about new grape varietals that survive and thrive in cold climates while sampling and buying wine in a rural North Dakota setting. Dakota Vines Vineyard has four varietals: Itasca, Crimson Pearl, King of the North and Frontenac Blanc. In addition to cold climate grapes, they also make wine from fruits that hail from the upper Midwest such as chokecherry, black currant, rhubarb and pear.

"That was the starting point for the idea of having our own North Dakota winery. The industry in this state is very cooperative and helpful, and we had a lot of great advice. We also wanted something we could do together in our retirement that would allow us to share our love of wine, but still be seasonal so we could travel in the winter months," Bob said.

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Where and When to Find Their Products You can find Dakota Vines wine at Happy Harry’s Bottle Shop in Fargo, Econo Wine & Spirits in Wahpeton, ND, Cork and Barrel in Jamestown, ND, and Williquors in Bismarck, ND. Their wine can also be shipped or ordered for pickup anytime during the year via their website.

Using Their Space Dakota Vines has indoor seating for 60+ people and multiple outdoor spaces as well. They have been honored to host private events such as birthday parties, bridal showers and PTA meetings. Information about renting their space can be found on the website.


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"Additionally, we host many events during our season including live music, mystery game nights, puzzle competitions, trivia, as well as pairings such as cheese/ wine, appetizers/wine, bundt cakes/wine... and our annual Grape Stomp in August," Bob said.

When The Tasting Room is Open Their tasting room is seasonal, usually opening on Mother's Day weekend and closing near the end of October. During the summer months, they are typically open Thursday-Sunday. During the spring and fall schedule they are usually open Friday, Saturday and Sunday. For more information, head to dakotavines.com

Dakota Vines Vineyard and Winery

17355 County Road 4 Colfax, ND 58018 701-553-8807 dakotavines.com Facebook: @dakotavineswinery Instagram: dakotavineswine


Wine Tour

Prairie Rose Meadery

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Susan and Bob Ruud opened Prairie Rose Meadery in 2015. "We love mead, and as it has started growing as a segment of the alcohol industry and as we make great mead, we decided to turn our hobby into a business," said the Ruuds.


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(Left to Right) 1. Made from Marquette grapes, the Marquess provides flavors of chocolate and leather. Combined with the ND clover honey, this is a perfect slightly sweet drink. 2. Prairie Rose’s Traditional Mead is wholly honey. The slight spice and honey blend to give you a traditional sip. 3. Combining a cocktail classic with mead, the Honey Mojito is refreshing. Chill this to enjoy on a warm day!

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When The Tasting Room is Open

Prairie Rose Meadery uses all North Dakota honey to make a wonderful semi-sweet Mead. To make each product unique, they ferment the honey and add a small amount of fruit or spice.

The Prairie Rose Meadery tasting room is open Thursday and Friday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m.

Where and When to Find Their Products The Prairie Rose Meadery tasting room is open year-round. You can also find them at the Red River Market all summer, several of the Pride of Dakota holiday events in the fall as well as several liquor stores across the state.

Using Their Space Prairie Rose Meadery can rent out space for up to about 30 people. They have had several bridal showers, small pre-wedding events, business after-hour events and more.

Prairie Rose Meadery

3101 39th St S Ste E, Fargo, ND 58104 701-371-3690 prairierosemeadery.com Facebook: prairierosemeadery

Did you know?

Prairie Rose Meadery is the only meadery within about 200 miles.

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Wine Tour

Rookery Rock Winery

Rookery Rock Winery Rookery Rock Winery Owner and Founder Mark Vining purchased the land for the winery in 2009. That year, Vining, who gained an interest for the practice through his father who was a hobby winemaker, fenced off 12 acres and started the orchard and vineyard. Eager to start, he even planted some of the grape vines and fruit trees that very year. Each year since, Vining has added vines, fruit trees, berry bushes and nut trees, and the orchard and vineyard now has in excess of 2,000 fruit trees and berry plants and 1,200 grape vines. The tasting room construction was completed in 2017 and opened in 2018 with a warm cozy atmosphere for enjoying wine and pizza in the cooler months.

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Mark Vining

Early Beginnings

What They Serve

"I began making fruit wines in the early 90s and also began experimenting with growing grapes. Around 2005 or 2006, the hobby had grown to the point where I decided to explore [taking my hobby] to the next level by starting a winery. After a few years of searching, I finally found the land on which the orchard, vineyard and winery now sits. We are located in the Campbell Beach of the Ancient Lake Agassiz. Our orchard/ vineyard is named Agassiz Shores." -Mark Vining

Rookery Rock Winery produces wines from regionally sourced fruit, berries and grapes, many of which are grown in their own orchard and vineyard. Their wines span a wide variety, ranging from dry red grape wines to sweet dessert fruit wines. Currently, they have 21 wines in stock with more coming soon. All of the grape wines are made using cold hardy grapes. Some of their nongrape wines include chokecherry, apple, pear, plum, aronia berry, cherry, black currant, rhubarb and their signature wine and purely unique treat: Yellow Chokecherry.


Wine Spotlight

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(Left to Right) 1. Rookery Rock's signature wine is their Glacier Gold, which is made using yellow chokecherries. According to them, they were the first winery to offer this wine and are one of only two wineries that they know of to offer this unique flavor. The unique flavor brings a tart, and more than enjoyable, flavor to the table! 2. Yet another unique creation, the Hopped Rocker, is a wine with hops in it… this innovative delicacy is a must try. 3. A perfect sip for the upcoming fall, the Rookery Rock Winery’s Plum Crazy will satisfy those cravings. Although you may taste comforting flavors of nutmeg or all-spice, the plum fruit is the key to this homey taste.

Where and When to Find Their Products

Facebook page. They also host special events such as wine and cheese pairings, Christmas cookie decorating and a celebration of St. Urho Day.

A limited selection of Rookery Rock wines are available at the Fargo Happy Harry’s Bottle Shop locations, The Spirit Shop and The Grove in Horace.

Rookery Rock Winery

Rookery Rock Winery is located 1/2 mile north of the Absaraka Exit on I-94 (exit 322).

Using Their Space "We can host up to 50 guests in the tasting room. We also have event tents, chairs and tables to host up to 100 guests for events such as birthday parties, retirement parties, family reunions, etc." -Mark Vining

When The Tasting Room is Open From the weekend after Memorial Day through the end of September, the tasting room is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m.

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At Rookery Rock Winery, you can purchase locally crafted products such as wood art by Creative Grains and delicious Morlock honey, both from Casselton, as well as Minnesota Suds, handmade soaps from Ada, MN, and Hendrum Candle Works from Hendrum, MN.

3660 147th Ave SE, Wheatland, ND 58079 701-280-2470 Facebook: @rookeryrockwinery

During the late Fall through early Spring, Rookery Rock is open on select Saturdays that are posted on their

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Wine Tour

Red Trail Vineyard

Rodney Hogen

Susan Hogen

Red Trail Vineyard Meet the owners of Red Trail Vineyard, Rodney and Susan Hogen, who started their winery when the local industry was in its infancy. Early Beginnings According to Rodney, the local grape and wine industry was just beginning in 2003. "Greg Kemple, who had the second winery in the state, Maple River Winery, asked me if I would be interested in growing grapes," Rodney said. "At that time, I didn't know if grapes would even grow in North Dakota. After some research, I found there were many new varieties of cold climate grapes that would survive our cold winters. After many trips to check out the vineyards in southern Minnesota, I decided to try this new adventure and in June of 2003, I planted our first vines called King of the North. That first year a deer fence was built and trellises for the vines. Later that

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winter I took my first trip to Oregon, to wine country, and learned many things. I made many stops at local wineries in the Willamette Valley and learned one thing— you didn't need a winery to do what I really wanted to. So, In the spring of 2004, I found a 100-year-old grainery and moved it to our property that fall. Next, we began work on reconstruction. After 8 months, we were ready to open. On Memorial weekend of 2005, we opened our doors to the Red Trail Tasting Room. As the years continued we began serving suppers every Friday night during the season, with a different menu each week. Our suppers have been a big success and continue to grow—reservations only! Another addition this year is the construction of the RV Park. After many

delays, we are finally ready to open. Next year we will be celebrating our 20th year of growing grapes.”

What They Serve All of the wines served at Red Trail Vineyard are made from grapes grown on their property. Currently, they have eight different varieties growing at this time. All of the Red Trail Vineyard wines are made with North Dakota-grown grapes.

Where and When to Find Their Products Red Trail Vineyard's wines are sold only at the Tasting Room during the season or by calling the tasting room.


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Wine Spotlight Angel (1) and Dolly (2), a red blend and a white blend.

For a refreshing summer sip, the Sangria (3) wine is fermented with strawberries, lemons and limes. Try this sweet red while to remind you of a summer afternoon! Red Trail’s Frontenac (4) is a semi-sweet red wine, lightly aged in oak. You’ll taste flavors of chokecherry in this delicious treat!

Using Their Space The Red Trail Vineyard has hosted weddings, groom’s suppers, private birthday parties and anniversary parties. In addition to these reservation opportunities, are Red Trail Vineyard's special events held every Friday night during the season with a new menu weekly (reservations are needed). Note: This year, the Hogens built an RV Park with 14 sites in the heart of the vineyard in order to host the many tourists off I-94.

When The Tasting Room is Open The tasting room is open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday from May to November.

Red Trail Vineyard Tasting Room and Vineyard Address: 3510 142 Ave SE, Buffalo, ND 58011 Business Address: 3144 10th St N, Fargo, ND 58102 701-238-3337 redtrailvineyard.com redtrailvineyardRVPARK.com Facebook: @RedTrailVineyards


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Cotton Wood Cider House

Cottonwood Cider House From caring for and harvesting the fruits to meeting the many individuals who visit to try their creations to working day-to-day to build a business and experience that they can be proud of, it might be an understatement to say that these owners have enjoyed their crazy ride in opening their cidery. Early Beginnings A family affair, Cottonwood Cider House (est. 2018), run by Stacy, Dan and Heather Heising, was created as a way to utilize the apple orchard that the Heising family started in 2012. "At first, my family didn’t have a definite idea of what we were going to do with our apple harvest," Stacy said. "We considered a u-pick apple orchard or making some sort of pastry or apple food product at first. It wasn’t until Dan and I were reminiscing about the one time, years ago, when we made a batch of hard cider together, we then had the idea to consider building a cidery. Dan had always been a home brewer and with my training in culinary arts, the idea of making cider just felt like something we could both get behind. Becoming

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cider makers really felt like it matched our personalities and skill sets. We had a feasibility study done on whether or not a cidery business would be fruitful. After determining that it could be profitable, all our energy went towards making it happen. Even though Dan and I came up with the idea of building a cidery, many family members and friends supported the vision of a North Dakota Cidery. We couldn’t have actualized it without their help."

What They Serve A majority of their cider is made from apples grown by them or from apples that they harvest in the community. "We try to showcase the ND apple flavor in all of our ciders," Stacy said.

"Sometimes we will use other fruits blended with ND apple juice. An example of this is our Strawberry Rhubarb cider which is one of our biggest sellers."

Where and When to Find Their Products Their cider is available for sale via their website, at the taproom in Ayr, ND, the Red River Market and at special events like Pride of Dakota.

Using Their Space Cottonwood Cider House has hosted weddings, bridal showers, corporate parties, family events and everything in between. They also host their own festival in late summer called Wassail Festival.


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Cider Spotlight (Left to Right) A must-try at Cottonwood, The Action (1) is a semi-sweet cider. With a tangy green apple flavor at the end, you'll find yourself continuing to go back for more! Another semi-sweet sipper, The Birdie (2) differs in that it has a hidden sour cherry punch between the tastes of spices. Not only does this taste like the cherries it's made from, but it smells and looks it too!

"It is our way to kick off the upcoming harvest," Stacy said. "This festival is attended by many and is a great time to come together with your friends, family and neighbors. Cottonwood Cider House can host an event year round and we also can provide food, given that we have our own kitchen and chef who specializes in creating menus perfect for your group. We do not charge for use of our space and you can reserve it by calling or emailing us."

When The Tasting Room is Open From May through the end of October, Cottonwood Cider

House's taproom is open from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Cottonwood Cider House also has brunches in the wintertime.

Cottonwood Cider House 14481 25th St SE Ayr, ND 58007 701-866-9913

Facebook: @cottonwoodciderhouse


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Food pairings

Food Pairings

Provided by Dakota Vines Vineyard and Winery

Of course, we couldn't leave out the delicious local dishes that pair best with these local drinks. And who is the best to give insight into those delicious meals other than the creators of the their drink companion? Plan your next dinner out or in with these pairings!

"We love Thai Orchid in Moorhead! Our favorite dish is the green curry with chicken, and we think it goes very well with our wine, Prairie Sky, made from LaCrescent grapes. This semi-sweet white wine has a bouquet of melons and citrus, with flavors of tropical fruits and just the right acidity to complement the bold flavor and spiciness of this delicious entree!"

-Dakota Vines Vineyard and Winery

Provided by Rookery Rock Winery

"One of our most popular wines is our Black Currant. We have created a pizza to pair with that wine. It's smoked bacon, caramelized onion, and dried cranberry topping on a homemade bread dough crust with bechamel sauce. Our pizzas are baked in our wood and grape-fired oven."

-Rookery Rock Winery

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"Of course, we think our wines go perfectly with the vegetarian and vegan options we offer on the menu at 4e Winery. Our Dry Brianna goes particularly well with our Mediterranean Salad.

Provided by 4e Winery

Also, Nichole's Fine Pastries and Café in Fargo offers our dry Rhubarb wine which is perfectly paired with their Turkey Brie Apple sandwich."

-4e Winery

Provided by Cottonwood Cider House

"There is no place like the Red Trail Vineyard when it comes to having a locally grown Ribeye Steak along with our locally grown Frontenac Red Wine." "Cider is easy to pair with food. Our Action or Cider Greg cider goes great with any of the food served at Beer & Fish Company or Wurst Bier Hall. Think apples and cheese when in doubt. Blackbird Woodfire Pizza is fabulous with our ciders!"

-Red Trail Vineyard

-Cottonwood Cider House

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Wine Tour

Food pairings

Provided by Bear Creek Winery

"Tati’s Mediterranean Sauver’s Dip Platter that includes: Hummus, Baba Ghannoj and Labneh along with their Pita Chips to be paired with our Sheyenne Unoaked (Dry White Wine). This pairs well together because the refreshing flavors of the wine compliment the many different flavors of the dip platter. Together, the dips and wine don’t last very long, but can also compliment the conversation and experience with friends."

-Bear Creek Winery

Travel through the area's own personal wine country! Hosted by the Fargo-Moorhead Visitors Center, you can visit all these local wineries and more, and if visiting these lovely places isn't enough of a treat, there's a prize waiting for you at the end of your glass, or trek! Start at the Visitors Center to grab your passport, then get

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your stamp from each stop you sip at! Visit all of the places now that you know a little more about them, plus one more—Maple River Winery, located in Casselton, ND! Not sure where to start? Visit fargomoorhead.org/grape-plainswinery-tours/ to learn the best route to take the trek, tips and must-trys, courtesy of the Visitors Center.


Provided by Prairie Rose Meadery

"Our Ginger Mead goes well with Thai or Chinese food. I especially like it with the Black Pepper Garlic Pork from Leela Thai Cuisine. This is a dish with a lot of depth and the Ginger Mead (semi-sweet honey and ginger flavors) goes very nicely with this. The semi-sweet balances the spicy flavors of the black pepper garlic."

-Prairie Rose Meadery

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THINK GLOBAL, ACT LOCAL

By Alexandre Cyusa Photo By Geneva Nodland

Meet Felipe Gonzalez, a serial entrepreneur in the Silicon Prairie Happy Fall! I hope you are enjoying the changing colors in our Silicon Prairie! This month, I wanted to connect with a serial entrepreneur to understand the journey in this fascinating world. Mr. Felipe Gonzalez, who majored in international business, co-founded businesses in retail, technology and education. After becoming an angel investor in a couple of startups, his interest in innovation and entrepreneurship grew even more. Gonzalez moved to Silicon Valley to do a master's in entrepreneurship and marketing at the University of California Berkeley and worked for one of the largest startup accelerators and venture capital funds in the world: Plug and Play. Gonzalez was the lead on Plug and Play’s Agtech office in Fargo, ND until January of 2021. Today, he leads the Latin America expansion of one of the biggest agriculture startups in the world: Bushel. When asked how to describe his family in Brazil: "I grew up in a family of entrepreneurs, so family Sunday lunch was the moment to listen to stories and learn a bit about business and work ethic with my grandfather and father. It was also, a great opportunity to hear a bit of family stories from the old days before they left Spain for Brazil." Next time you run into him, be sure to ask him which million dollar idea he is working on! With gratitude. - Alexandre Cyusa

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Where do you call home? I was born and raised in the city of Salvador, state of Bahia, Brazil— together with my twin brother. The city is a coastal capital right in the middle of the tropics. It's humid, warm, sunny and was the perfect place to be to take in the ocean at the beach. My school tremendously influenced my worldviews and where I wanted to be when I grew up. I was fortunate enough to spend my elementary years until my senior year in an American school in Salvador. It was a bilingual school that was built in the 70s to host the children of American executives that were transferred to factories nearby. All our teachers were American, our curriculum was American and we had to speak English every day. The school ended up being open for anyone that wanted to be in a bilingual, bicultural, I'd say, school. While growing up in that school, I lived and breathed United States culture, language and customs. Since we were guided through an American curriculum, a lot of us wanted to follow our steps all the way to university in the United States. I was one of those that always wanted to be here, and I’d get my chance at some point. I had

the opportunity to be an exchange student in New Zealand and learn even more about living a life in another country. I learned the culture while gaining a little more knowledge, experience and independence. I graduated from high school in 2004 in Salvador. I thought about going to college in the United States, but my father talked me into staying in our hometown in case he needed help with the family business. I thought that was great because I always thought it would be cool to keep running the businesses that my grandfather and dad created and grew. I majored in international business because everything global always excited me. I was an intern in multiple multinational companies which brought me a lot of experience working in a big company. When I graduated in international business and my brother graduated in business administration, we had an opportunity to inherit one of our family's businesses that wasn’t doing so well. There were two options on the table: the business would close for good, or we could take over and try to make it work again. In 2008, we took over our uncle and dad’s shares, bought the brand for practically nothing and started all over. We


freshened our brand, redesigned our store, redid our strategy and started growing again. People remembered and connected to the brand that used to be popular in the old days. They started coming back and buying. It became a successful business again and is still growing today. In between and parallel to this happening, I had started to get involved in a lot of startup projects, technologies, investments, etc. That’s when my guts started to push me back to the idea of coming to the United States. The store was doing well, and I still wanted to accomplish the American dream, so that’s when I decided I wanted to live in Silicon Valley to learn more about the startup/investment scene. I applied for a business course focused on entrepreneurship and marketing at UC Berkeley. That’s where my journey started. There, I had the opportunity of meeting a lot of people from the entrepreneurial and venture capital world. After Berkeley, I was hired for an internship at the Plug and Play Tech Center in Sunnyvale, which is south of the Bay Area. Plug and Play is the largest startup accelerator and most active venture capital fund in the world. When I was there, I got to meet even more entrepreneurs, investors and executives from big companies. I got to work on some amazing projects that involved global ventures. One of them was launching a Plug and Play operation in São Paulo, Brazil. Being a Brazilian helped a lot on that project. The second project, and the one that really changed everything and brought me where I am now, was leading the launch of a Plug and Play operation in Fargo, North Dakota. I gladly took this project because that was how I saw myself being able to move to a small American town like I always wanted. That’s what happened. As soon as the project was ready to go, I was appointed (technically I appointed myself) to move to Fargo and run the office here, focused on agricultural technologies with the Grand Farm. I quickly packed my truck with my stuff and started an amazing trip to where I call home now. Here I met the most amazing people and always felt good about where I was. After a while I was invited by Jake Joraanstad, with whom I already had a tight friendship, to join Bushel and I couldn’t be more excited to work for a local company with amazing

people and values. Here I am still and I'm not thinking of leaving.

What's the story of your passion for traveling the world? Can I brag a little? I’ve been to 35 countries (I think I counted right) and my parents are the ones to blame. We’ve been traveling around the world since we were small kids. My parents rarely traveled alone. Being able to see so many cultures, people and languages really gave me a perspective of being open-minded and understanding of differences and cultures. During these travels, I've also been able to see extreme poverty and extreme wealth. I've seen extreme development and extreme underdevelopment. These views help to make me who I am today and I'll always be appreciative of everything I have and everything I've conquered.

How does your dual Brazilian and Spanish heritage shape your identity? Spanish culture is profoundly infused in my identity. Having my grandparents, uncles and father as true Spaniards, everything in our day-to-day somehow was connected to Spain—from my grandparent's broken Portuguese with a Spanish accent to my grandma's typical Spanish cooking. We spent almost every European summer at our house in Spain. It was almost 30 days of living our Spanish heritage, playing with our Spanish cousins and friends and traveling all around Europe (I think that’s how I learned to love road tripping). Obviously, I learned the language and to appreciate every cultural aspect that my grandparents brought to Brazil and treasured highly. Spanish people can be a little tougher than Brazilians so that made a good mix, I guess. The Spanish roughness with the Brazilian warmth. For me it was hard to separate both “bloods,” for me it was always one. I had a lot of American culture embedded in me because of school. I liked basketball, football, American music and everything coming from the United States. Moving to the United States for me was never a shock. It was like I belonged.

What are some misconceptions about people of Latin culture and Latin America? I don’t think there are a lot of misconceptions. There will always be people that create misconceptions and try to create problems about a group of people, culture, etc. Latin culture is warm, happy and most are hard workers. A lot of Latin Americans come from nothing lack opportunities to create something and see the United States as the land of opportunities, which is true.

What are some things you do in the community? How can others get involved? Business mentorships. I have done it sometimes and will always keep doing it. Whatever help I can give to young future entrepreneurs, I am in. As a serial entrepreneur, what is the next problem you are trying to solve? First, I want to make Bushel as successful in Brazil as it is here. We are on the right track, and I am sure it will happen. For me, it is a great opportunity to be involved in a project that I love and believe it’s going to help farmers. I'm also excited about being able to connect the two countries that I love. After that, who knows what opportunities will come up. Spoiler alert, there are some ideas brewing.

What is your vision for 2030 for the Fargo-Moorhead community? My dream with everything I’ve done and have been doing is to build a bridge of technology, knowledge and people between North Dakota and Brazil. Living on both sides of the spectrum made me see how valuable we are to each other. How complementary our cultures can be. A lot of us here and in Brazil, as agricultural superpowers for example, know that we carry the responsibility of feeding the world. This is a responsibility that we can share and grow together by exchanging technologies, methods, knowledge and people. There’s a lot of work to be done and no country or state is going to do it alone. I always say, there’s a pie that still needs to grow a lot. Let’s grow the pie before we try to split the pie. 39


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

ValleyCon 47 & Fargo Fantastic Film Festival 20 ValleyCon, the largest a non-profit event of all things pop culture, returns to Fargo September 30-October 3. ValleyCon offers everything you can imagine, including art, games, books, toys and so much more. Additionally, Fargo Fantastic Film Festival will be combined with ValleyCon this year, opening on September 29 with Joe Bob Brigg's "How Rednecks Saved Hollywood." It will be an unforgettable weekend filled with fun for all ages, including a banquet and awards. To learn more, visit valleycon.com.

JLG's Rock the Streets JLG is excited to host its eighth annual Rock the Streets event—a street dance in downtown Fargo's broadway square on September 9. Headlining the event will be the Fabulous Armadillos, with 100 Proof and The Shuttles opening. Food and beer trucks will be on-site as well. Admission is free. For more information, visit JLG's Facebook page.

Amy Grant at Fargo Theatre Postponed to Spring 2023 Platinum-recording artist and CCM icon Amy Grant was initially scheduled to perform at Fargo Theatre on September 24. The event has now been moved to March 17, 2023. For more information, visit jadepresents.com. 40 | SEPTEMBER 2022 | FARGOMONTHLY.COM

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'The Big One' Art & Craft Fair When: Friday, October 21 - Saturday, October 22 from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm Where: FARGODOME, 1800 University Drive N, Fargo, ND 58102 For over 40 years, the annual art & craft fair has highlighted local vendors' products and showcased how tight-knit the North Dakota community truly is. This year, check out over 350 exhibitors with thousands of items available!

2022 Roughrider Ink & Iron Expo When: Friday, September 30 - Sunday, October 2 Where: Veterans Memorial Arena, 1201 7th Ave E, West Fargo, ND 58078 Come check out the celebration of the tattooing artistry and motorcycle building! At the expo, attendees are bound to be inspired as they're surrounded by the art and community. Looking for another reason to go? A portion of the ticket sales and auction proceeds goes to Make-A-Wish North Dakota!

Comedian Nate Bargatze: The Raincheck Tour

The 20th Annual Fargo Fantastic Film Festival

When: Friday, October 14 Time: 7:00 pm Where: SCHEELS Arena, 5225, 31st Ave S, Fargo, ND 58103

When: Friday, September 30 Time: 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm Where: Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave S, Fargo, ND

I always love a good laugh, and I've been a fan of Nate Bargatze for as long as I can remember. It'll be a blast to see him live at the SCHEELS Arena for the first time!

This year's festival is shaping up to be bigger than ever! I always enjoy checking out the festival to see some fun, lighthearted films made by up-and-coming creators.

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Lunch Aid 2022 When: Saturday, September 24 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Where: The Hall at Fargo Brewing Company, 610 University Dr. N, Fargo, ND 58102 TLC Cleaning is hosting the 4th annual Lunch Aid benefit concert! This effort raises funds throughout September to help feed those that oftentimes go hungry, with the initiative culminating in a benefit concert with a jam-packed lineup.

Cold War History Night When: Tuesday, October 18 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Where: Fargo Air Museum, 1609 19th Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102 Have you ever wondered about North Dakota's involvement in the Cold War? Come check out a roundtable discussion and Q&A to learn about different aircraft used, operations and more about the Cold War on the prairie!

NDSU Homecoming Parade When: Friday, September 30 at 5:30 pm Where: Downtown Fargo Who doesn't love a good parade? Celebrate the Bison during one of the biggest parades in the F-M area this year. Don't forget to wear your green and gold!

Midwest Murder LIVE

Fargo Record Fair

When: Friday, September 30 Time: 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm Where: The Hall at Fargo Brewing Company, 610 University Dr N, Fargo, ND 58102

When: Saturday, October 15 Time: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm Where: The Hall at Fargo Brewing Company, 610 University Dr N, Fargo, ND 58102

Nothing piques my interest more than a good murder mystery, and Midwest Murder has been a highlight podcast of mine lately. I'm hoping to hear some horror stories that have taken place in our area!

I attend the Fargo Record Fair every year to see if there are any hidden gems worth picking up. I only have 15-20 records, so I'm excited to add to my collection!

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Artist Feature:

With a cheerful combination of patterns, textures and colors, artist Kathy Luther brings a modern twist to an ancient art. As a retired art teacher trained in multiple art mediums, Kathy is best known for the original mosaic works she creates in her home studio from earthenware tiles.

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jerseymikes.com Visitors to the artist cooperative Gallery 4, where Kathy is the longest participating member, often ask to see work by “the mosaic lady." “There is just something about glaze and clay that is really attractive," Kathy said. "People are attracted to uniqueness. I’ve been a member of Gallery 4 since 1987, so when people like my work, they know exactly where to find me!”

Despite being trained as an art teacher, in her chosen medium, Kathy is self-taught. When her kids were little, Kathy was considered the "church artist" and was asked to do a series of huge panels to commemorate seasons of the church.

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Originally, I was going to do different media for each panel,I started with mosaic, which I had never done before—and I just kept going and going and going. I was using broken-up bathroom tiles, which was a unique medium at the time; no one else was really doing it.” Kathy also has many commissioned art pieces to her name. Including a large tile mosaic of Fargo that hangs in the elevator atrium at the new Sanford Health hospital in Fargo. Even her smaller works garner attention. Heart-shaped magnets or phrases on magnets made from clay are popular in Gallery 4’s Made In Fargo gift shop. Kathy’s art has evolved over the years as she left bathroom tiles behind and experimented with other materials including stained glass. Now, while she may incorporate found objects, wood, or metal, most of her work is made using homemade tiles she creates in her backyard pottery workshop. 46 | SEPTEMBER 2022 | FARGOMONTHLY.COM

“It’s too messy to mix with anything else—I often wish I would have chosen something neater," Kathy laughed. Her above-garage mosaic studio is where she brings the newly created tiles to assemble into her many mosaic works. “I start with a cartoon drawing, then put it together like a jigsaw puzzle," she said. "I can do any texture, size, shape or color. The possibilities are limitless and that has kept me going.” While Kathy uses a lot of stamps and tools to create a variety of textures and patterns on the tiles themselves, she also brings her love of nature directly into her work.


“I love to garden; I like to press plants into the clay to get images," she said. "Pressed in, you notice all the little details of the plants and weeds. So now I plant things with pretty leaves that make good prints.” While Kathy summarizes her process with cheerful simplicity—starting with a blob of clay and ending up with a mosaic—her investment and care are evident in every stage of the multi-step process. Her original tiles, unique compositions and careful choice of tile placement combine to create a style surprisingly whimsical for such a durable art. It is oddly appropriate that Kathy has chosen a medium known to last for centuries. Lighthearted yet sturdy, organic yet classic, her style is clearly meant to stand the test of time.

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Last month, the Fargodome welcomed international rockstar, Machine Gun Kelly to its stage... from the sky.

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Photos by Geneva Nodland

Check out some of our favorite photos from the memorable night!


The star released his criticallyacclaimed, emo-punk album, Mainstream Sellout, in March of this year. Shortly after, the rockstar began touring across the country, including a stop in Fargo in July. When the singer appeared on stage, he remarked that it's been just over a decade since his first time performing for his Fargo fanbase.

As a foreshadowing of the surprises and theatrics to come throughout the evening's performance, Machine Gun Kelly kicked off his night by soaring in above the crowd, hanging from a large pink and black helicopter.

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While some know MGK from his years in the rap genre, recently, he has made a statement with his music, having more of a pop-punk sound—and that's definitely what he was going for. From the chainlink shirt to the pure punk-angst he brought to the stage, he radiated the same energy as the heavy bass and loud drumset surrounding him.

Making a statement about the negative comments and backlash he's gotten online about his newer rock star persona, he was joined onstage by a giant computer-like robot... complete with a staticdisplaying monitor and monotone chants to the crowd.

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Despite these grandiose theatrics, the crowd, filled with die-hard fans, came for one thing and one thing only: his performance. Rumors have swirled the internet regarding if his vocals are autotuned, pre-recorded or if he's really playing the instruments on stage. Fear no more, as the artist put on one memorable show for his fans. Singing and screaming his heart out, the artist bared his soul, and shredded that guitar, for Fargo fans.

The artist boasts an impressive array of opening acts throughout his "Mainstream Sellout" tour, ranging from rapper Trippie Redd to rock icon Travis Barker of Blink-182. During his stop at the FARGODOME, the singer had assistance from singers WILLOW and Avril Lavigne.

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Machine Gun Kelly performed an impressive 29 songs in total, as he stuck to his more recent, heavier, punkrock sound. Taking minimal (smoke) breaks to lighten the crowd, the artist knew that he had a long list of fan-favorite songs with only so much time to perform.

The artist may find himself enveloped in controversy occasionally, yet it's evident that he's far from deterred by it. He may not please everyone with his rotating media headlines, but it's clear that he's willing to be a "Mainstream Sellout" to bring his fans what they want.

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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

Friday Night Lights Make sure you catch all the action as America's favorite game is being played right in your backyard every Friday night!

The Playoff Push The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks have clinched a playoff birth. Head to Newman Outdoor Field to check out all the action.

Catering Season? The NFL and College Football seasons are upon us. Make sure to support local restaurants during your viewing parties!

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SCHEELS CEO Announces Retirement Date Sporting goods giant, SCHEELS, CEO Steve M. Scheels announced his plans to retire in 2024. Congratulations Steve!

Get Ready to Feel The Force The Fargo Force opens their season on Thursday, September 2022. Make sure you get out to the games!


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ZACHARY CATALAN

SAMEER COLBERT MANDY LATTERNER

RICK REICHENBACH

MICAH KLEIN ELLIOTT STICKA

THE NEW TEAM ON THE BLOCK BY BRADY DRAKE PHOTOS BY GENEVA NODLAND

eSports are here to stay, that much is clear and as of the 2019-2020 school year, the Fargo Public School system has fielded a team each year to provide a competitive, fun and team-building-focused environment for an ever-growing number of interested student-athletes looking to compete in Rocket League and League of Legends.

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Head Coach Rick Reichenbach, who founded the program during the 2019-2020 school year and has been playing video games since the early 80s, decided to set up a meeting with the high school activities director after a few of his students at Fargo South Highschool, where he teaches computer science coursed, had inquired about starting a team to compete in a number of titles he's familiar with. "I talked to the activities director and found out that he already had money set aside for computers, he was just waiting for someone to ask to set up a program," Reichenbach said. From there, Reichenbach began developing a program based on commitment, teamwork and fun.

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"They have to work together, but they also have to be committed to practicing and be there on time for game start; they have to commit just like every other sport you play," Reichenbach said.

WHAT IS ROCKET LEAGUE? Rocket League is a video game in which players play soccer... with rocket-powered cars. The game is great for team play, as each player can drive their own car, giving the game an element of communication, which is critical in team sports. The game was originally released for Microsoft Windows and Playstation 4 in July 2015. Since then, it has gained a wide following and is played in both the ESL Gaming GmbH and Major League Gaming.

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This past season, Mandy Latterner was the youngest player on the high school team. In fact, she wasn't even a high schooler yet, but a middle schooler. However, that didn't stop her from making a major impact and competing in the state tournament. Lattnerner's passion for gaming started when she was just six years old, playing Minecraft on her first console, an Xbox 360. Prior to last year, she had never played a video game for anything more than fun and she hadn't participated in a structured sport since taking gymnastics lessons and playing soccer when she was very young, but Lattnerner was quick to jump at the opportunity to join the team.

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"I actually much prefer working as a team with other people than working by myself—but that oftentimes just depends on the day," Lattnerner said. "Working in a team environment can open up a lot more opportunities, and it makes communication a lot easier, especially when you’re in person instead of over a party or in a game chat because there are lags or people will cut out. When you’re in person you can actually tell each other things without cutting out."

Sameer Colbert (left) and Zachary Catalan (right) are actually no longer members of the team as they graduated high school. Colbert will be going to Columbia University and Catalan will be going to Concordia College this fall. Both will be remembered forever in the program as champions after winning the SMITE PlayVS Central Region Championship in fall 2020. "It was awesome," Catalan said. "It was a pretty long tournament and was definitely a lot of work. The operation and skill you have to build among your team in order to work skillfully is a lot. I was very happy to win the championship."

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Micah Klein is another former member of the team who has moved on to his post-graduate plans and will be attending Minnesota State Community and Technical College with the goal of earning an associate's degree in engineering. Klein, originally from Park Rapids, MN, moved to Fargo during his Sophomore year of high school and finally found a home after joining the team.

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WHAT IS LEAGUE OF LEGENDS? League of Legends is a game in which two teams of five engage in player-versus-player combat with each team defending their own half of the map. Each player controls a "champion" with their own unique abilities. The game was published in 2009, and is free to play and available on Microsoft Windows and macOS.

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"I had been playing for a while and had been meaning to meet some new people," Klein said. "I wasn’t too good at that since I was new to the Fargo area. I came there halfway through my sophomore year. I spent a full year as a junior thinking I should maybe do this but didn’t know if I was good enough for it. During my senior year, I decided to do it and I’m sad I didn’t join sooner. It was a great experience."


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Just like Latterner, Elliott Sticka got his start playing Minecraft around the time he would have been entering kindergarten. His gaming journey, which started not long after he had been in diapers, escalated in 2019 when he began playing Rocket League competitively. "It’s been really fun to actually get to know people because sometimes a lot of people judge a book by its cover," Sticka said. "Kids will think someone looks like a nerd or whatever, but when you meet them in the gaming room, they’re actually really cool and they are intelligent people. It’s fun being with them and joking around with them."

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WHAT eSPORTS HAS BROUGHT THEM "I had a ton of fun and I met a ton of cool people!" • Sameer Colbert

"My favorite part has mostly just been how accepting everyone else is. The thing that can make me so nervous is that I’m a girl and most people in eSports and in most sports, in general, are guys; also, since I was one of the younger people and one of the few that was in middle school, it made me very nervous but I did what I could and got respected—which is what I wanted. I wasn’t necessarily expecting to be respected at first but I absolutely was, which was kind of a shock to me but not at the same time. It was a great experience." • Mandy Latterner

"I’ve learned skills with gaming, like multitasking on different things. There are quite a few things, like communication, that you can learn from gaming that you can also learn from football or basketball and stuff like that." • Elliott Sticka

"I do think that the skill and strategy and intellect that you would need to play rivals if not goes above and beyond a lot of the physical, modern sports." • Zachary Catalan

"I think this was better than regular sports because it’s a more friendly environment." • Micah Klein

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Bucks Mill Brewing: Now Open!

Bucks Mill Brewing in Detroit Lakes is excited to officially open its doors after working with Design2Sell at the Lakes on a beautifully unique design (feature coming soon). Stop in and grab a drink! You can find them at 824 Washington Ave in Detroit Lakes.

Fall Parade of Homes

Parade of Homes returns this fall to showcase some of the most beautiful homes in the Red River Valley. Come tour each home, meet homebuilders, designers and get inspiration for your home. Parade of Homes this fall will take place on two weekends: September 17-18 and 24-25, both weekends beginning at noon each day. Admission is free. To claim your free tickets, visit paradefm.com.

More to Moorhead

Roers and JLG Architects are partnering on a five-year plan to revitalize downtown Moorhead. Recently, plans were unveiled to bring "More to Moorhead" with established museums, new opportunties for art, building new additions to the Moorhead Center Mall, creating "gathering" places by building outdoor plazas and so much more. "Combining cultural architecture from Moorhead’s roots to all heritages represented in the community, JLG has designed the concept to be a place where people from all cultures can come together," stated JLG in a recent news release.


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Livin' Life in the 505 This Newly Renovated Condo inside Fargo's Historical Ford Building Could Be Yours hen finding a place to call home, you may not think of a Ford Motor Company assembly plant. But that's exactly what Downtown Fargo's Historic Ford Building was nearly a century ago. Today, the building is home to some of the most industrially beautiful lofts available in the region. Homeowner Lisa Gagliardi partnered with Melanie Iverson of Mosaic Design to renovate her loft and get it ready for the market and new inhabitants. Take a walk with us through the unique space—you have to see it to believe it.

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Provided by NDSU Library Archives

History of the Historical Ford Building The building, designed by Seattle-based architect John Graham in Chicago School style, was first completed in 1915 and functioned as a Ford assembly plant. Operations later moved to Minneapolis in the 1950s and the building has been used for a wide variety of retail and business purposes since. In 2006, the building was renovated by Muchler Bartram Architects to have condos on the third floor. Graham designed 31 other similar assembly plants across the nation for Ford, many of which have been renovated into notable places, including the Cleveland Institute of Art in Cleveland, OH. Many of the other assembly plants across the nation were also renovated into apartments and condos. The renovated condo in this story is one of them.


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Originally, this condo was two separate lofts, but the previous owners purchased the two separate lofts and combined them, making one massive loft in the historic building. One notable feature about this space is that most lofts downtown don’t have three separate bedrooms—this one does and would be perfect for medical professionals who work downtown, a family who embraces the historic nature of the building and loves downtown Fargo, or even someone who cherishes the historic beauty of a classic gem. Between spacious rooms and an unbeatable view of North Dakota's most photographed subject, the Fargo Theatre, it doesn't get any better than this. This double loft has two separate balconies; one off the owner’s suite and one off the kitchen, both providing great views. The owner’s suite boasts a sitting room that can be closed off with the sliding glass doors—that could double as an office—a three-sided gas fireplace, a wet bar with Cambria countertops and a wine fridge, the southfacing balcony and heated floors all throughout. Additionally, the owner’s suite has a walk-in closet with a quartz countertop island and additional floor-to-ceiling storage.

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The owner’s suite bathroom has heated floors with a massive soaking tub, steam shower and heated drawers that house warmed towels for those chilly midwestern winters. Each bedroom has the original brick and beautifully maintained hardwood floors. The laundry room closet connects to additional floor-to-ceiling storage, accessible by a ladder on rails, as well as connects to both main bathrooms.

Guest bathroom A has an under-mounted round stainless sink with a wallmounted faucet which makes it feel like you're staying in a hotel. The shower is nothing to sneeze at, as it comes complete with multiple wall jets and feels like another steam shower. Guest bathroom B has a beautiful vessel sink with more quartz countertops and wall-mounted fixtures with a vessel soaking tub and shower.


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The 12-foot ceilings make the overall space feel larger than life.

The living room and kitchen feel like you’re living in one of the open floor plans from shows like New Girl, Friends or Bourne Identity, with massive arched windows, cement pillars, original brick and even some shiplap, with a nod to more recent design. The 12-foot ceilings make the overall space feel larger than life. The kitchen has commercial-grade appliances, a wine fridge, Wolf Range stove/oven, granite countertops, undercabinet lighting and floor to ceiling mother of pearl mosaic tile.

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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.

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS The Backyard BBQ That Lasts All Year Long A dream come true for a seasoned chef, Judd Eskildsen has opened his own restaurant at Moorhead's American Legion Post 21! The Backyard Grilling Company is open and ready to serve all of your favorite cook-out dishes!

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Soe Good! In what used to be the Cajun Cafe (just south of the old Kmart), the new Liberian restaurant, SoeFoods, is now open! Sneak a peak at the delicious dishes to be offered at SoeFoods on Facebook... then stop in!

Farewell Old Friend The beloved Everest Tikka House will be closing its doors at the end of the month. The Indian & Nepali restaurant, located in the Moorhead Center Mall, has served the community delicious cuisine for years. Thank you for the many plates, you will be missed... especially from our team here at Spotlight!




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Q: Where are you from? Does that have any influence on your career in the industry?

mostly excited about a corona bean, tilefish and tomato dish, it's in the works but coming soon.

A: East Grand Forks Minnesota. I think it has a lot to do with my career; small town, local voice. I'm influenced to bring local farmers and producers to the forefront of everything I do.

Q: What drives you as a chef?

Q: In your opinion, what makes a great meal? A: So many things make a meal a great meal; the food, for one, the company, the atmosphere, the service, etc. We try to give it to every guest. Each meal is its own experience and a new opportunity each time. Q: What dishes/foods/cooking styles do you specialize in? A: Modern American, with heavy Italian/ Nordic influence. Q: How did you learn to cook? A: From my grandmother and father, both amazing cooks, and also the reason I became a chef. It was my dad's dream to be a chef, so in a way, I get to honor them every day with what I do. Q: Are you working on or have you worked on any special dishes at 701 that you are proud of? A: I'm currently working on a new menu, and features for the future, but I'm

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A: The personal expectation to be better. We use a phrase in the kitchen, "Suck Less," and I know that sounds harsh, but if I don't push myself harder than I need to, it will never be good enough. Q: Is there an at-home recipe you could share with our readers? A: Zeppole: Italian ricotta doughnuts 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon of allpurpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder Pinch of salt 3 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 cup ricotta cheese (full fat) 2 large eggs Canola oil or vegetable oil for deep frying Cinnamon sugar for dusting 1. In a Medium sized bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and 3 tablespoons of sugar, then set aside. 2. In a stand mixer or a handheld mixer, or your hands, beat together the eggs and the ricotta cheese just until fairly smooth.

3. Stir the flour mixture into the ricotta mixture until thoroughly combined. 4. In a large heavy pot or a dutch oven, pour in enough oil to reach 2 inches high and heat to 375 degrees. A candy thermometer comes in handy in order to get the right temperature and to ensure the oil does not drop under 350 degrees while you are frying between batches. If the oil is not hot enough, the doughnuts will be too soggy, and if it is too hot, then the outside will darken quickly leaving the inside under-cooked. 5. Use a 1 1/2 inch scoop or 2 small spoons to drop bits of dough into the hot oil. 6. Fry the zeppole for about 2 to 3 minutes, turning often until they are puffed, fluffy and golden brown. 7. Larger-sized doughnuts will need extra time. Use a slotted spoon to remove the zeppole from the pan and drain them on paper towels. Repeat until you have used up all the batter. 8. Sprinkle or toss in cinnamon and sugar and try not to eat all of them.

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Falling for the Festivities

Formally known as Fall Festival, Fall in Fargo is the perfect way to get your family ready for the autumn season. Sept. 17-18 and 24-25, Rheault Farm will be complete with fall-themed games, arts and crafts and much more!

The Round Table Hits Fargo

Prepare the family for an event filled with laughs during the FMCT's Silver Follies: Monty Python’s Spamalot Sr. show! Gather up your family and friends, tickets available on fmct.org!

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Join Canada’s #1 music brand for kids at the Fargo Theatre on Sunday, Oct 9 for a family-friendly music marathon! Sing and dance along with the touring Mini Pop Kids crew! Ticket info at jadepresents.com



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By Geneva Nodland and Makenzi Johnson amar Hill, founder and therapist at Four Elements Therapy, added author to his resume last year, with the release of his first book, Are You My Daddy? This book helps celebrate and recognize the realities of fatherhood with the goal of initiating conversations between father and child as they read, bonding over the “happy memories” and “tearful goodbyes.”

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Hill, a biracial Native American and African American, grew up in an environment of generational trauma. That environment exposed Hill to mental illness, substance abuse, domestic violence, a split household and suicide. It led him to be raised in foster care at the age of three. He remained with the same family and has called them family ever since. Being raised in that environment for a time made Hill realize that he wanted to help others and soon felt the calling to make a difference in the community.



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“The idea and inspiration for this book came from one of my best friends, Jamar. We met in college through football and have been buddies ever since. Jamar got married, had four kids back to back to back to back, and then got divorced. The divorce was tough, and he had four kids all under the age of six. I went and visited them one summer and was sitting with his neighbors when I looked out the window and saw Jamar walking over with a plate of scotcheroos, all his kids walking behind him. I was just watching him and thinking that I’m really proud of him. His divorce and everything surrounding his happiness, plus the needs of his kids, was really hard. To hear and see the things he does for those kids as a single dad was really impressive and he does pretty well! So I thought, ‘I’m going to write a book about this,’” Hill said. The cover on the front of the book shows Jamar and his four children walking across the street holding a plate of scotcheroos—the image that started it all. That and all illustrations in the book were created by West Fargo artist Jamie Trosen of Jamie Trosen Design + Creative. “I give a lot of credit to Jamie because 84 | SEPTEMBER 2022 | FARGOMONTHLY.COM

she had the hardest part. We really wanted to get the illustrations down. How are we going to make all the images? How do we be inclusive with our illustrations? How do we include multiple scenarios so everyone is involved? Jamie was the first person we talked to. All of our meetings were done over Skype or Zoom. I told her what I wanted and when she came back with renditions, I was blown away. She knocked it out of the park, it was perfect,” Hill said. Some of the illustrations of fathers and their kids were modeled after real life. One page depicts Hill and one of his daughters at her basketball game, the dialogue reading: “I may not always say or do the right things… but I am your DAD and I will always love & support you.” “One of the last pages is of my daughter and she’s playing basketball, but lost the game. There’s a story behind this and how difficult basketball has been for her, to the point where she and I are having several conversations about it. It would be something like me telling her, “You don’t have to play basketball, you know that right? But you’re at the age now that you have to contribute and

you can’t just play basketball during the basketball season. That’s just how it is, you can’t get frustrated with it if you’re not playing well,” Hill said. “That conversation was a wedge between us for a long time while she was coming out of elementary and junior high to high school. This was a reflection of that frustration of the conversations that ended with us both just walking away from each other. Ultimately it would come down to what I’m feeling: maybe I made mistakes, I may not be as empathetic, but at the end of the day, she’s still my child and I will support her,” Hill said. Ulmer’s own relationship with her late father was also depicted in the book. “My father passed away in 2016. When we were working on publishing the book, we needed a minimum number of pages and were trying to fill pages with content. Hill handed off a spread to me, as I had experience losing a parent. It was pretty hard, but it was really great to work closely with Jamie. I sent her pictures of what my dad looked like, dates of things and more. The first day she sent over some sketches, she said that with the flowers she chose, she didn’t want to do typical flowers. It was perfect, because


those are mine and my dad’s favorite flowers. It’s been so nice to share this with my siblings and family,” Ulmer said. The gift of being able to share a memory with family is something that Hill intended to happen when people read the book. The story is not a traditional story in the sense that it has a beginning, middle and end. Each spread shows various

familiar scenarios about a father and children: at home, in the car, at school and more. Dads who are farmers, construction workers, in the military and other occupations are drawn into the pages to show the many different hats a father wears. Multiple cultures are represented as well. Showing a variety of scenarios, whether through location or what the dad looks like, was something


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Hill knew was necessary to include. He wanted every child to be able to look at these pages and recognize something from their life. “Rather than reading the book, it’s more so just flipping through and just going over it. What do you see? What do you identify with? A lot of times when you start doing that, dialogue and conversation starts,” Ulmer said. Every page is its own story. And whether a reader relates to all of it, some of it or none of it is what Hill describes as the whole point of the book. “Another layer to this book is, ‘I need my daddy.’ That does not necessarily mean a biological father. It can be an uncle, grandparent, sibling, your mother, anyone who fits that role. Who feels for you? Who cares for you? This is the book for everyone. You can be anyone and put yourself in the position of the father. Just sit with it and look at the emotions, look at the imagery, look at what’s being said and what is happening. The beauty of this book is that anybody

can relate to it and put yourself in the position of a father,” Hill said. The book also has journal entry-style activity pages to fill out at the back of the book with the prompts, “The best thing about being a dad,” “The hardest thing about being a dad” and “My favorite memory about being a dad.” Spaces to place photos are alongside the prompts as well. The two main goals of this book are to facilitate conversation between readers while they look at the pages and for readers to gain a broader understanding and perspective of fatherhood outside of any societal pressures or constraints. “Give this book to a dad to read with his kids so it helps open up conversation. But, oftentimes it may not be the dads who are the ones sitting down and reading a book, and that’s OK, too. It’s really just a book about dads, read it with dad, don’t read it with dad, it will be helpful either way. Looking at the pictures and seeing the different scenes allows a kid to go, ‘oh, my daddy does that,’ or ‘dad, we do this.’ I

think it helps build comfort and trust through having those conversations and spending time together,” Hill said. Hill also made a comment on the stereotypes and connotations of fatherhood that often negatively affect how a father sees himself, but how others see someone as a father. He hopes this book can help shift that negative perspective. “It's just kind of a way to help people, especially fathers, know that it's okay. Fatherhood is hard. We have an obligation, an honor and a responsibility to be there for our kids. And we are important—despite what family court might say when it comes down to who are the kids going to get. We're still important,” Hill said. Hill has plans in the future to write another children’s book and hopefully a book about his life experiences in the goal of “easing the stigma of mental health while bringing a common language through style and experiences that people can relate with and be inspired to take on life’s challenges.”

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The Oktoberfest event will offer traditional German beer and wine, sausages, specialty sides, games and more. Beer is coming from Swing Barrel Brewing Co. and the German wine from 99 Bottles, both in Moorhead. Two of the sausages offered are coming from NDSU’s Meat Science labs and some traditional sides like sauerkraut and spaetzle will be from Würst Bier Hall. The $20 adult ticket and $5 child ticket will get you and yours a sausage meal, sides and a pop, water or milk. Traditional games such as nagelbalken (hammerschlagen), masskrugstemmen (stein holding contest) and a log sawing contest can be played by any adult—and observed by any aged individual. The kiddos can play the various lawn games and in the bouncy house as well. A farmers marketesque vendor area for Oktoberfestgoers to wander through will be there as well, selling things from pumpkins, craft items, bakery items, homemade preservatives and more. Music from two local bands, the Johnson 5 and the Meat Rabbits, will play periodically throughout the day.

Pastor Robert Drake said that while the church is hosting this event, no church related things will be happening at Sausage Fest and all people, regardless of religious affiliation or lack thereof, are more than welcome to attend. “I’m not going to be handing out any flyers that say, ‘worship with us at 10:30,’ there are no sermons, we won’t do any prayers or anything like that,” Drake said. “I won’t be wearing my traditional collar or anything, but I’ll be wearing lederhosen, looking like everyone else and walking around with a beer in my hand.” Drake will still be there to answer any questions someone may have about the church, but the purpose of this event is to show a fun side of the church, to show that having fun can still happen on church property. “What we’re trying to incorporate and expand on is that you can be faithful to God and still have good beer and food, sit outside on a picnic table and listen to rock’n’roll music,” Drake said. “You can have fun at church!”


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NESS Business is always booming in our region. Here are just a few of the happening that you should know about.

Crunch Fitness is coming to Fargo! The new fitness center, being developed in the former "Toys "R" Us" property on 13th Ave S, will offer fitness classes, HydroMassage beds, tanning, boxing and much more. Crunch is going above and beyond the average gym!

A Grant for a Good Cause The FMWF Chamber Foundation recently received a hefty $9.62 million workforce training grant. The money will be put toward a focus on "underserved communities", as well as provide "a variety of wraparound services and

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reduce barriers to starting and completing training".

A New Nonprofit Peace Academy, a new, nonprofit preschool, recently opened on September 8th. Serving up to 200 students, the preschool aims to teach three to five-yearold children through play-based learning and activities.

A Bigger, Better Bottle Barn! This holiday season, downtown Fargo is getting another new expansion. Bottle Barn Off Broadway will add a

4,000-square-foot space to the newly built Kesler building, just in time for the new year!

Tidal Wave Auto Spa is Making a Splash The latest car wash chain has come to town! As the market gets busier in the FMWF area, Tidal Wave Auto Spa is hoping to make its mark in the area. Having recently opened at the end of August, Tidal Wave offers both single-use and unlimited-use membership tiers.


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e iscovered the work of Jessica of Knask Designs through our Unglued Craft Fest this past year and have loved seeing the crazy variety of art she creates with wood! Whether it’s an inspiring quote by Amanda Gorman or a beautiful Minnesota scene with a loon, it’s been really fun to keep up with her creativity and new pieces she makes—and our community has loved it too!

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Tell us a bit about yourself: Hi! I’m Jessica. I grew up in various communities around Minnesota before moving to Seattle in 2006 to continue my education in Theoretical Linguistics. My husband and I loved living on the coast but decided to move back to the FargoMoorhead area in 2015 to be closer to our families as our son grows up. Besides my art, my other passion comes from teaching about the Norwegian language and culture. For the past 21 summers, I have made my way to Bemidji to work at Skogfjorden—Concordia’s Norwegian Language Village—to help bring the joy of learning language to life. Skogfjorden plays a huge part in my life, including where I met and married my husband of 10 years, and has been the key motivator in raising our son in a Norwegianspeaking home.

When I’m not creating, I spend my time reading, going on bike rides with my family (the Moorhead Dairy Queen is a frequent stop) and enjoying time with friends. I'm definitely an introvert at heart and spending time by myself helps me to refuel. Describe what type of products you make? I like to say that I make art with wood and heat. I try to create pieces that fuse beauty, function and a natural element. From earrings and keychains (with a local flair!) to wood “paintings,” I try to be playful and positive in what I create. Tell us how you got started with laser cutting. I started out as a pyrographer. Over my years at Skogfjorden, I have honed my skill for wood-burning the wooden name tags that we all wear throughout our sessions. These little treasures


have become a tradition for my family that we use to highlight important milestones from the past year. As my interest in art grew, my medium had to grow too. I bought my laser last fall and my art has evolved with it. Since then, I have enjoyed experimenting with different woods, playing with the wood grain and even using acrylic and leather in some of my pieces. Where does your inspiration come from for the type of signs you make? I try to keep my pieces uplifting, so typically a new idea comes from a quote I’ve heard recently or something happening in the world. I’ve recently gathered inspiration from such varied places as a children’s book to the war in Ukraine. The goal for every piece is to create something that adds joy or

positivity into a person’s life. While I am usually a bit snarky and sarcastic, I haven’t been able to create art from that part of my personality as I would rather put more optimism in the world through my art. And at the end of the day, I only create things that I would put in my own home which helps to keep my work focused. What is your personal favorite creation so far? My favorite creation so far was a set of customized family nisser that I made for my mom for Christmas last year. My mom has been attending the Nordic Holiday Craft weekend that I have been running for the past five years so nisser has become a pretty big part of our holiday experience. The family nisser I made last year each had a little icon to show who they represented like a king of hearts for my stepdad, a dinosaur

for my son and a coffee cup for me. I’m looking forward to seeing them hanging on our stockings for years to come. A close second would be anything I have created as a custom order for someone. Having someone else put their faith in my work is really meaningful. From more than 100 50’s themed name tags for a 60th anniversary party to a display piece for a Boy Scout Arrow of Light, figuring out a new challenge and learning from the process is very rewarding. What is something people might find surprising about working with the type of process you do? I think people would be surprised about how much time I spend on the computer. What I love about this art is the fusion of graphic art with wood.

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Using my computer to translate what is in my head onto a wood surface is very gratifying, especially when something new comes together how I envisioned it. Plus, my house always smells nice now too! (That is… if you like the smell of burned wood.)

his own artistic path. He has his own goals for his own art business and I love seeing him work towards his own dreams and bring them to life through art.

those attributes of order and creativity don’t often go hand-in-hand.

What is the most challenging thing?

What is something you've enjoyed the most about doing this handcrafted business?

The most challenging thing is limiting myself and managing my time. I definitely go on “creative benders” and somehow it's 4:00 a.m, and I have forgotten to sleep… again! The process is very rewarding and I love doing it, so sticking to some sort of schedule and balancing the other aspects of my life can be tricky.

To take risks and not worry about having the next steps planned out. That being happy at the end of the day is more important than being comfortable.

I have really loved the freedom it has given me to pursue new interests. Being my own boss allows me to dive deep into a project when I want but to also take a breather when I’ve hit a creative wall. I also love the feeling when someone else appreciates my work like I do. Bringing a little piece of joy into someone else’s world is an amazing feeling. I am also very thankful for what pursuing this path has done for my family. My husband is also an artist and art teacher and now our son is pursuing

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What is a word that best describes you? Organized—I do love a good spreadsheet! One of the best compliments I ever received was from a dear friend and mentor who told me I was the perfect combination of “get sh*t done” and “dream big,” and that

What advice would you have given yourself 10 years ago?

Where can people find your work? I currently have some items available at Unglued in Fargo and more on my website (knask-designs.square.site/). Hopefully, I will also be at the upcoming Night Bazaars and Christkindlmarkt. I will keep my event schedule up-to-date on social. Knask Designs @KnaskDesigns



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House of Everyday Learning Swinging in hammocks, painting in nature and fishing the Red River as a pediatric Occupational Therapist, Joni Hjalmquist already knew that play is the most important occupation in a child’s life. Now, she is taking that knowledge and combining it with the outdoors to provide unique experiences for kids of all ages in the community, from preschool all the way through middle school.

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When the pandemic hit, Joni and her co-workers at Beyond Boundaries Therapy Services were forced to turn to teletherapy to continue to serve their clients. However, spending more time on the internet had an unexpected side benefit: it led Joni to come across a course and podcast by Laura Park Figueroa exploring the benefits of naturebased therapy (the ConTiGO approachConnection and Transformation in the Great Outdoors), and she immediately signed up for it. “We know that being outside has so many benefits for people, kids especially. So when I saw the course, I immediately thought ‘this sounds amazing, why am I not a part of this?’” Joni said. “The course was incredible and attended by people all around the world. They give you a good foundation as to how to get

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started, and encourage you to take the parts that light you up and make it your own.” Armed with additional tools provided by the course, Joni took her enthusiasm outdoors by launching the "Let's Grow OuTside" Nature Camp through the House of Everyday Learning (HOEL) in the summer of 2021. Started by the owner of Beyond Boundaries, LaDonna Bannach, HOEL is a nonprofit organization which aims to provide opportunities for kids that are not covered by insurance as individual therapy services are. HOEL helps provide scholarships and a resource library to support families. "Let's Grow OuTside" is now one of several camps provided by HOEL. The other camps focus on social skills, life skills in the community and sensory exploration. “When people think ‘occupational therapy,’ a lot of people think ‘jobs’—but really we target any important activity an individual engages in during their day,” Joni said. “A child does not need to have a diagnosis or be having significant struggles to receive therapy. If part of your child’s day is hard, we break down the activity to find out what is making it challenging. Really, we are creative problem solvers with the family. “Each nature camp has a capacity of six kids, one occupational therapist and one trained volunteer. Each family identifies a few areas that they want us to work on with their child and every

child is different. Sometimes it is as simple as wanting them to be outside and enjoy nature. Not everyone has safe opportunities for that. Sometimes the goal might be something like trying new things, or being okay with getting dirty outside, or climbing a tree or socializing with peers,” Joni said. “There are a lot of great camps in the community. However, I really feel there is a gap when it comes to nature camps for kids. This camp is different both because it is held entirely outside and because it is led by a trained occupational therapist. A lot of the course is built on children taking healthy risks for their development. Yes, we’re getting outside and letting the kids explore and take part in activities, but we are mindful of the goals the family wants us to work on and we really individualize it to the kids participating.” Located next to the Beyond Boundaries building in south Fargo, the "Let's Grow OuTside" Nature Camp utilizes a large space with a small hill, large trees, sun, shade, lots of wildlife, and access to the Red River. Soon it will also boast a storage shed and additional nature exploration activities purchased with a grant from the Cass Clay chapter of the Awesome Foundation, which named the nature camp their July 2022 grantee. “As we’ve grown in 2022, we’ve added more camps. My dream would be to have it run every season, using the elements of nature to support different


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(Left to Right Top Row) Heather Nesemeier (Awesome Foundation Trustee) Joni Hjalmquist (Occupational Therapist and Camp Lead) and LaDonna Bannach (Executive director of HOEL)

activities for development. We just haven’t figured out how to navigate what to do when it’s negative 40 yet,” Joni said. “But each season has its own activities and its own equipment. When we build a fire, we use the firepit, s’mores sticks and camping chairs. When we build forts, we use fabric pieces and clothespins. When we smash pumpkins, we need pumpkins and hammers. We are continually switching what’s used and some is stored in the basement, some at my desk, and right now most of it lives in the trunk of my car!” Having the new storage area will make things more accessible for Joni and her

camp and allow her and her assistant to be more efficient with their time to concentrate on what is most important, which is getting kids outside. “Any child is welcome at nature camp,” Joni said. “They don’t have to be a client at Beyond Boundaries or need to have ever received therapy—this is an opportunity to play outside and have fun. We work on so many skills through all of the nature activities, and we individualize everything. But what it really comes down to is that I want the kids to feel connection and joy. I greet every child as they arrive at nature camp and if I can promise you anything, they will feel loved and

accepted, just as they are.” To learn more, visit houseofeverydaylearning.com

The Cass Clay chapter of the Awesome Foundation awards a $1,000 gift each month for awesome ideas of all sorts. Grant recipients do not need to be associated with a nonprofit. Applications can be made at awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/ cassclay.

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Advice from Brew There are a lot of things that make up a great workforce, whatever the business may be. But there are certain things needed to create that environment in the restaurant industry. We chatted with Britt Belquist, Owner and Director of Operations at Brew Restaurants, to get insight into how they operate their multiple locations with the business, employees and community in mind. By Geneva Nodland

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veryone has heard the idea that happy employees lead to good business. The restaurant industry especially feels that pressure. From the part-time staff and full-time managers to the back-ofhouse staff and chefs, there are so many different types of employees that need to work together to allow the business to thrive. With all of that on top of the other restaurant's needs, it’s vital to understand how to build a conducive environment to keep that restaurant going. Brew Restaurants, which

is the parent company of four unique and valued restaurants in the area, has been striving to nail down some operational and cultural standards for their restaurants to aid in keeping the business, and the people who make it, happy. Part of that begins with creating an environment that employees want to be in and can see themselves in for a long-term career, which oftentimes isn’t the case. Both servers and executive chefs alike


“We are trying to provide everything that most industries offer but so many times the restaurant industry doesn’t.”

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- Britt Belquist don’t usually think of staying at the same place long-term as an option, but there’s no reason why they shouldn’t. Even if the current position is just a stepping stone in a longer career trail, employees should value their position and industry and enjoy their work. This is exactly what the crew at Brew Restaurants is working to create for their industry. Ultimately, Britt hopes to see more passion driven into the industry, from restaurants, employees and the community. “I've been in the service industry since I was 14; my first job was a pizza cook at Happy Joe’s. From there, I worked at small town bars and a few different establishments in Fargo, ND, Arizona, Oregon and Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN. At these places, I saw, and not at all the places but at some, a need for change in the industry. Like the work-life balance, having your team be more collaborative and have a say in decisions. I think that all builds a good ground for boosting this passion,” Britt said. “This is something that I'm actively working on.”

About Britt Besides working in the industry for many years, Britt is part-owner of Brew Restaurants. She, along with Shelby Terstriep, her husband Alex Belquist, and Chad Terstriep, owns Brew Bird (Fargo, ND), 701 Eateries (Fargo, ND), City Brew Hall (Wahpeton, ND) and Brew Ales + Eats (Perham, MN). The creations of these restaurants comes from a love of food, celebration and community. If you want to know the entire story on how they brewed up these beloved places, make sure to check out Britt and Alex’s full story in our sister magazine, Fargo INC, at fargoinc.com/from-bartending-toowning-the-belquist-story.

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“I've been a server, a bartender, a hostess, I have helped in the kitchen, dishwashing, doing everything. And so, I can say that these are things that our team wants… This all started before COVID, but now that COVID was here and now seeing a staffing shortage, it became more of an urgent priority. Even before that, we were still working on building the best groundwork for a career for people.”

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To begin, Brew Restaurants offers a long list of benefits for their employees, ranging from health benefits to social and cultural benefits as well. They have also started offering various opportunities for training and other experiences that can bring passion into their careers.

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Full-time employees have access to medical, vision, dental, life and supplemental insurances after their first 60 days of employment.

Full time employees also have paid time off as they accrue it.

In addition to the insurance, Brew Restaurants gives their employees access to a multitude of free counseling for their household through Village Business Institute. Britt said that benefits offered to the full-time employees correlate to that being their full-time career, but just as important are the benefits that all staff members are entitled to. “Offering our employee assistance program (EAP) to everyone is really important to us, because one unfortunate statistic of this industry is that it is found to be the most at risk for illicit drug use, substance and alcohol use

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along with having some of the highest levels of mental illness,” Britt explained. “Our EAP is available to all employees and their household members and provides free counseling services in a variety of areas including mental health, financial, marriage and relationship counseling, addiction and substance abuse, and more. We are proud to offer this to our team and encourage them to utilize their services.”


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Working toward a balanced life for their employees, they offer an accommodating schedule and two consecutive days off, or two days of choice off. They also work to keep their employees at a 40-hour week. “A lot of times in the service industry, you don't get a very good work-life balance, as you're working really long shifts. We're really striving to change that and give people a more healthy, balanced work schedule… If you're working 70 hours a week and just grinding the whole time, you are just going to sink into a little dark place, I’d say. I think that's what you see in the service industry—people burning out,” Britt said. To help encourage and maintain that healthy balance the restaurants strive for, they have also shortened their hours across locations. Britt said the latest any spot is open, besides weekend weddings at City Brew Hall (Wahpeton), is midnight; and most

locations close at 10 p.m. or 11 p.m. on weeknights. Britt added that there haven't been complaints about hours, but that they also haven’t locked anything down. In an effort to work collaboratively with the team, they will adjust hours if an employee has an interest in working them to see how the extended hours work for the restaurant. “That's something that we really want to our team to be on board with. We try not to dictate that ‘this is when we’re closed’ and then people be unhappy about it and not want to do it. We like to keep the dialog open and hear everyone’s thoughts and ideas and make a decision from there,” Britt said.

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Brew Restaurants are closed for holidays, including the 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and Easter Sunday and a half day on Christmas Eve.

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Employees always get a minimum discount of 30% off food and beverage at Brew Restaurants.

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In addition, every kitchen shift comes with a free meal and all shifts, both front and back of house, get a “shifty,” as they call their post-shift thank-you drink! An important step in connecting with the team, is hearing from them. Whether it be about the restaurants’ hours or specials or whatever else, Britt says that they often utilize surveys, meetings and get togethers to hear what the staff members are thinking.

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In another attempt to collaborate and ignite passion in the crew, Brew Restaurants has started arranging field trips for the team.

As a fun bonus, staff get Detroit Mountain lift passes and other exclusive Detroit Mountain discounts!

“The first one we just went on was to Linda Tharaldson’s farm, LNT Ranch. She owns this amazing 200-acre farm near Lake Park and Pelican Lake, and on it she raises wagyu cattle,” Britt said. Her staff were able to sit down with Linda and hear about her experience in raising the cattle and learn about the meat. From there, they planned for the chef team to then create a menu to serve the wagyu at a dinner. “We thought this would be an awesome way for our staff to get in there, see where this is coming from, learn about it firsthand and get excited about it. We had a fun day off too; we went to Zorbaz on the lake after that,” Britt said.

Join the team at 701 Eateries on September 26 for this special wagyu and wine pairing dinner! Keep an eye out for more information at 701eateries.com/upcoming-events

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This is an example of bringing passion into the team, and hopefully translating that over to their work at the restaurants and to the guests who come for their meals. These events are for any staff who want to attend, and Britt says they have more local farmers and growers who they are working with to offer these experiences. Another part of these outings is, of course, to create some bonds within the staff. Across each location, as well as with the entire Brew Restaurants team, staff outings are held. They also have their annual staff party.


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Just this summer the annual staff appreciation party was held at Camp Cormorant for a camping sleepover with the team. From games to wine tasting to karaoke and campfires, everybody was there to enjoy time off as well as some team building. Britt says she thinks the staff enjoy interacting with team members across all of the restaurants and outside of their direct team. Monthly or bi-monthly, each location’s Happiness Curator is in charge of planning an activity for everyone who can make it. This position is held by someone who is in-house and is interested in taking it on. They also work on staff birthdays and welcoming new staff, all as ways to keep morale up and drive some culture into the work. Finally, Britt said they are beginning to offer opportunities for staff to gain extra training or certifications in order to build their career, and she hopes to bring more to the table. In the past, the managers completed a six-week

Visit one (or all) of the Brew Restaurants to experience some of that good food and good company!

leadership training program that went very well. Currently, provide their managers with “ServSafe” training and testing to obtain their food handler certification. Britt’s own experience in the food service industry has been a huge influence on how Brew Restaurants operates, but it also comes from a goal to bring passion and desire to the community in and surrounding it. With good food comes good conversation, good company and, hopefully, good memories. And the pleasure of enjoying a good meal in your community is something we can all get behind.

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124 E Main St, Perham (218) 346-5932 brewperham.com

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A Sweet Holiday Treat!

Spooky Season Shopping

Sweet Dreams Confections, located inside the Village West Shopping Center, is receiving a holiday bonus of its own this season. The candy store will be expanding its business, with completion targeted for October... just in time to get all of your favorite fall goodies!

Prepare for the Halloween season with the seasonal store, Spirit Halloween! Moving from their location last year, find all things for the holiday this year at the old Gordmans store, located at 5100 14th Ave S, Fargo. Happy Spooky Shopping!

One Shopper's Junk is Another's Dream... At least that's what you'll be saying at this year's Fargo Junk Market! Join in on this seasonal vendor show for the region's best vintage, antiques, clothing, furniture, jewelry and handmade items in a juried show. Mark your calendars for Sept 23 and 24!

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LEARN ABOUT THE NEW INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY BEAUTY STORE

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What started years ago as a waxing service, Kendall Barbie Beauty is now serving not only its original community, but anyone who is looking for beauty, and most importantly—inclusive creativity.


The Kendall Barbie Beauty storefront opened in July in downtown Fargo. Inside you’ll find colorful and unique items from keychains to facial glitter, to posters to a wide variety of stickers, and a mix of organic beauty and skin and hair care products. These diverse goods make up the store, but if you ask most, what really makes this business is the overwhelming sense of welcomeness. And that’s exactly what they’re going for. Kendall Barbie has worked in the beauty industry for 20 years and has been a certified esthetician in North Dakota for 9 years. Four years ago she opened her business, Kendall Barbie, where she offers waxing, brow microblading and other brow and lash services. She will not only continue her beauty services in her new storefront but expand as she hires a handful of employees to offer services there as well. These employees will be able to choose their own hours as well as choose what services they offer. Kendall

says this freedom to work in one’s own capacity allows them to work better and she finds employees are genuinely happier.

The 2nd Ave facing windows as well as the stripes that decorate the store’s wall was done by local business, Upper Hand Signs. You may recognize the duo’s work around town, some of those projects being the new Rosewild signage in front of the Jasper or the iconic images and lettering around Fargo Brewing!

“I want to inspire people, give them comfort at their place of employment and help them grow,” she said. This method for her employees is just a fraction of what makes Kendall Barbie Beauty’s environment the way it is. In fact, Kendall describes the store by saying, “first and foremost it's a community space.” Whether it’s getting individuals newly interested in makeup through the doors or maybe someone who generally isn’t seen in the traditional beauty standards, Kendall Barbie Beauty offers a place for everyone to explore beauty. It doesn’t stop there. “I wanted to create a place that felt so welcoming, so home-like, that folks would want to pop in just to say hello (or just to chill on our

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nonspending customers in general) are often disregarded this was huge to me… I have dreamt for 25 years to open a space of my own in its likeness,” Kendall explained. In addition to this lifelong dream, Kendall is passionate about opening and diversifying the beauty world to everyone. Whether it be feeling unwelcomed or even unsafe in entering beauty spaces, she wanted her space to be the opposite. With this, she hopes to bring back a sense of creativity and love for those exploring beauty.

“I wanted to bring back the energy of your older cousin showing you eyeshadow for the first time. Remember that? The wonder of creating yourself has been lost, and people deserve to have that back.” • Kendall Barbie All brands carried at Kendall Barbie Beauty are independent, with a focus on women-owned, queer-owned and BIPOC-owned companies, and all brands are from the U.S. or Canada!

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“Beauty is about creating yourself, and everyone should be a part of that." • Kendall Barbie Her last motive for opening her store was to ignite some of that passion in herself. After years of 40 to 50 hours weeks with her clients, she was feeling burnout. While she loves her profession, her workload, both physically and mentally, was unsustainable. “People cry in my studio; I hear about divorces before they happen, I hear about peoples’ kids being bullied in school, people confide in me about abortions and miscarriages and so much other trauma. The problem is I care so I always listen and provide my best advice but at the end of the day I was always drained. I wanted to find a way to bring my kindness to a wider swath of the community in a way that didn’t deplete my heart at the end of the day,” she said. “So far, it seems to be working.”

Kendall worked with her contractor, Seth Holden, to buildout the store in just four and a half weeks! Seth owns an independent company called Holden Restoration and Remodel in North Fargo.

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Kendall says she plans to donate 5% of sales on higher volume days to local charities. Her chosen charity for July was the ND WIN Fund, August was the Pride Collective and Community Center, September is mental health non-profits and October is the Rape & Abuse Crisis Center (RACC).

619 2nd Ave N Fargo (701) 566-0324 kendallbarbie.com Instagram: kendallbarbiebeauty



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By Grant Ayers

The Advice That Helped Them Get There Photos Courtesy of Hillary Ehlen

What it takes for success The path to success is hardly ever traveled alone, and rarely comes without a few bumps in the road. There's often a multitude of factors that play into one person's climb to the top of their ranks. We spoke with a handful of determined and successful people with ties to the Fargo-Moorhead area regarding what, and who, they believe helped them find success in the area we're proud to call home. Join us as we introduce these individuals over the coming months.

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In 2016, Power Plate Meals started out of a rental kitchen before moving into their own location. The Houkom’s claimed that they wanted to create a place where they can make healthy eating something that’s not only enjoyable for people in the community, but also accessible. “It wasn't really easy to find somewhere healthy to eat,” Haylee Houkom said. “We just wanted people in our area to be able to find a healthier alternative. What inspired us to do something different was what our competition was doing. They were shipping nationwide, whereas we started with a retail location. We found that people really want to come in, look for themselves and buy in-person.”

Power Plate Meals has expanded over time to nine locations currently, along with a robust, nationwide meal shipping and delivery service. However, that isn’t to say that the Houkom’s haven’t faced their fair share of obstacles to overcome. “One of our biggest struggles has been where to put the most time,” Seth Houkom said. “We want to make sure that we're doing the right things, such as learning from our team, leaving any ego at the door and building this team that shares the same vision as us. Currently, we have around 80 people in the company. There have also been the typical struggles, such as capital logistics, product sourcing and steady

price increases that everyone is seeing in the food industry. That's been more of a challenge lately for us to deal with.” As they face these obstacles and continue to come up with solutions as a team, the Houkom’s prepare for any challenge that comes their way. Since the initial launch, Seth and Haylee Houkom have impacted the lives of many across the tri-state area. Throughout their journey to the position they're in today, the Houkom’s have gained a wealth of knowledge and lessons learned over their time with Power Plate Meals. They elaborated on some of the advice that they believe in and attribute to some of their successes.

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If You’re Inspired, Focus on That and That Only. - Haylee Houkom

If you have an idea, you can't let other people's opinions sway what you have a passion to do. Once we announced that we wanted to start Power Plate Meals, there were a lot of people, including friends and family members, that said, “That’s a crazy idea. It's never going to work.” If we would have listened to them, we would never be where we are today. So, I always tell people, "If you're inspired to do something, then you want to take those first steps and not let anyone else deter you from doing that." I think that not letting other people's opinions deter us from getting started really helped us get to where we are today.

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Don’t Focus on Just One Routine. - Seth Houkom

Focusing on a lot of different tasks and routines is something that I’ve struggled with in the past. I like to create and hold onto good habits. I think I'm at my best when I’m taking care of myself and the business, and not trying to focus just on one thing. It takes time, but over that time, you learn that you can do and be good at multiple things and you don't have to give up one part of your life or routine to be good at another. There were times when I wouldn’t take care of myself like I should have so that I could grow the business. I would be around food all day, but I might have ended up skipping meals or the gym since I wouldn't do anything but work. There are times when that has to happen, of course, but I think that someone is really successful if they manage to focus on themselves, as well as their passions.

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“In business, I think people need to just go for it and not let others tell them what they can or can’t do. To succeed in almost anything, people have to believe in themselves. They have to take those first steps with their goals, whatever those may be, because you never know if another opportunity as good as the one in front of you will come by again.” - Haylee Houkom

#3

The Only Person Stopping You is Yourself. - Haylee Houkom I think it's so important to simply start. I've talked to many people at Power Plate Meals who have reached out asking “Hey, how did you get started?” or things like that. So many people wait for the “perfect opportunity” or the “perfect time of the year” when they should just go for it and quit holding themselves back. They need to take those steps, even if they’re small, and start putting their goals into action. Even if there's no perfect order of steps to follow, any amount of progress (in the right direction) is good progress.

#4

Don’t Overthink! Keep It Simple. - Seth Houkom

We say this to our team a lot. No matter the product or task, we always aim to make it perfect and then launch it, even if it may not be. It probably still won’t be perfect in our eyes, but that’s okay. No matter what it is, keeping it simple and improving it over time is better than taking too long. If you release something now that’s not completely perfect, you’re not only getting over those fears; you’re learning of any faults much earlier than you would have if you held back. For us, releasing new products earlier is better, because the customer will tell us what they like, what they don’t and any other variable much sooner than if we kept working on it, since there is always room for improvement.


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When asked about mentors, the Houkom’s were quick to offer a wide range of where their values and inspirations have stemmed from over the years. A common theme was larger-than-life role models that have found fame through their inspiration, allowing any reader to find inspiration through the Houkom’s resources. “A big one for me would be business entrepreneur, Ed Mylett,” Seth Houkom said. “I say this a lot, but I think that we are what we consume. If you want to start or grow a business, be a better family member or focus on any other self-improvement, you have to consume those things and work on those qualities daily. I don't think you'll ever reach your goals if you're not consuming those positive things. I've read his books, listened to his podcasts and I really like his interviews since they have people from businesses of all kinds. He's played a pretty big role in what I believe from a business stance.”

Some of Haylee’s role models are more local than Seth’s mentors. However, that isn’t to say that one is less inspirational than another. “I get inspired by female entrepreneurs in our area because of what they have started. One of my best friends owns a salon and she's done all of that on her own. I get inspired by the people around me that are doing entrepreneurial things, but I’m also a content creator, as I help run [Power Plate Meals’] marketing and social media,” Haylee Houkom said. “It may sound odd, but I also get inspired by what the Kardashians do in business. They do things out of the norm and I get inspired by people that do exactly that. They go outside normal boundaries and that's why they’re so successful. For example, Selena Gomez uses her makeup line to advocate for mental health. It’s things like that, where if you have a household

name, why wouldn’t you want to give back to people in a way that’s bigger than one person? I’ve always been inspired by stories of women doing things to help or inspire other women to be confident in themselves and help them believe that anything is possible.” Power Plate Meals may be a relatively new company, but with nine locations and a fully-developed, efficient nationwide shipping service, it’s safe to say that the Houkom’s have found their footing in the industry. “People often lack belief in themselves and then they don't give it a shot,” Haylee Houkom said. “They have these big dreams and want to do these big things, but they don't believe that they can do it or deserve to have success. That's one thing that I feel I learned through Power Plate Meals; if you believe it, then you can achieve it.”

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$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

Happy Hour: 3pm – 5pm / 9pm – Closing Daily Half Price Appetizers (Excluding – Breadsticks W/ Alfredo, Classic Combo Platter, Chips & Salsa)

Happy Hour: 3pm – 5pm / 9pm – Closing Daily Half Price Appetizers (Excluding – Breadsticks W/ Alfredo, Classic Combo Platter, Chips & Salsa)

Happy Hour: 3pm – 5pm / 9pm – Closing Daily Half Price Appetizers (Excluding – Breadsticks W/ Alfredo, Classic Combo Platter, Chips & Salsa)

Happy Hour: 3pm – 5pm / 9pm – Closing Daily Half Price Appetizers (Excluding – Breadsticks W/ Alfredo, Classic Combo Platter, Chips & Salsa)

Happy Hour: 3pm – 5pm / 9pm – Closing Daily Half Price Appetizers (Excluding – Breadsticks W/ Alfredo, Classic Combo Platter, Chips & Salsa)

Happy Hour: 3pm – 5pm / 9pm – Closing Daily Half Price Appetizers (Excluding – Breadsticks W/ Alfredo, Classic Combo Platter, Chips & Salsa)

Happy Hour: 3pm – 5pm / 9pm – Closing Daily Half Price Appetizers (Excluding – Breadsticks W/ Alfredo, Classic Combo Platter, Chips & Salsa)

$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

$4.50 Morgans $4.50 Tito’s $5.00 Crowns $5.00 Jack Daniels

$4.50 Morgans $4.50 Tito’s $5.00 Crowns $5.00 Jack Daniels

$4.50 Morgans $4.50 Tito’s $5.00 Crowns $5.00 Jack Daniels

$4.50 Morgans $4.50 Tito’s $5.00 Crowns $5.00 Jack Daniels

$4.50 Morgans $4.50 Tito’s $5.00 Crowns $5.00 Jack Daniels

$4.50 Morgans $4.50 Tito’s $5.00 Crowns $5.00 Jack Daniels

$4.50 Morgans $4.50 Tito’s $5.00 Crowns $5.00 Jack Daniels

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

Alibi Lounge and Casino 1340 21st Ave S, Fargo Applebee's

2350 45th St S, Fargo The Bismarck Tavern

522 Broadway N, Fargo Bomb Shelter 325 10th St. N, Fargo Borrowed Buck’s Roadhouse 1201 Westrac Drive, Fargo

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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.

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.

Lucky’s 13 Pub 4301 17th Ave. S, Fargo Luna Fargo 1545 University Drive S, Fargo

Granite City 1636 42nd St. S, Fargo

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Mexican Village 3155 45th St South, Fargo

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$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.

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.

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 3-6pm & 9-Close $6.00 Moscow Mules

Happy Hour 3-6pm & 9-Close House made Margaritas $6 $4 Corona & Corona Light

Happy Hour 3-6pm & 9-Close $2.00/$4.00 Domestic Taps $3.00/$5.00 Lucky's Amber Brew

Happy Hour 3-6pm & 9-Close $3.50 Old School Pounders PBR & Busch Light

Happy Hour 3-6pm & 9-Close

$4 Mimosas 9am-1pm Try our Famous BLT Bloodys!

Happy Hour All Day! $4 Mimosas Our Famous BLT Bloodys 11am-2pm

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

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

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$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

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

$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

Happy Hour 4-7 p.m

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m Pitch & Large Pizza $14 Domestic $18 Premium

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m Burger & a Bump $12 Burger & Pint of domestic beer or well drink

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m

Happy Hour 3-7 p.m

$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

$3 Jack and Jims

Pub West 3140 Bluestem Drive, West Fargo

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

Work Zone 701 Main Ave. E, West Fargo

THURSDAY

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

$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


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