Emerging Prairie’s third annual 1 Million Thanks awards event last month had a great turnout, and we were there to enjoy the night. The evening was filled with a lively social hour, great entertainment, keynote speakers, a special toast and of course, a thank-filled award ceremony.
It's been a great year for stories, and with our stories each month comes spectacular photos. Take a look back at some of the wonderful work our photographers produced this year.
Here at Spotlight Media, the parent company of Fargo Monthly, we like to have a bit of fun during photoshoots and throughout the work days. We're constantly using each other to test the lighting and staging of photos for our stories, and of course, we're pretty good at capturing the funny moments that come with it. Enjoy this lovely collection of test shots and outtakes, which had to be narrowed down quite a bit, from our time behind the scenes in 2016.
We hit the Fargodome West Lot for an afternoon of tailgating fun before the NDSU Bison football team took on Eastern Washington. The Bison triumphed over the Eagles with an exciting 50-44 win in overtime.
Thousands lined Broadway to take part in the community's annual Fargo-Moorhead Pride Parade on Sunday, Aug. 21. Check out the fun and colorful photos from this year's festivities.
It was the first overtime played in Fargodome history and former Bison and four-time national champion Christian Dudzik was there to capture all the action courtesy of our sister magazine, Bison Illustrated.
Last month, thousands of runners from all over the nation came out to run and participate in the festivities of the 12th annual SCHEELS Fargo Marathon. With a week's worth of events such as the dog race, cyclothon, kids race, relays, 27th-mile pub crawl, guest speakers and the popular 5K, 10K, half and full marathon races, the Fargo Marathon was a huge success for runners and enthusiasts alike.
We were lucky enough to celebrate World Down syndrome Day at GiGi's Playhouse and release balloons in honor of those with down syndrome. It was an awesome experience and to remember it we took a bunch of pictures, check them out!
In case you missed NDSU's Pro Day, you have nothing to worry about. We were lucky enough to make it to the event and take some awesome photos. Check it out!
In case you missed the legendary rock band AC/DC rock our very own Fargodome, don't worry, we have you covered. We were lucky enough to attend the concert and jam our brains out, along with get some awesome pictures. Check them out for yourself. You will feel like you were there, trust us.