Happy 5th Birthday To Us!

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Spotlight Media turns five years old this month! It’s been a crazy five years of fun, learning, change and meeting awesome people – so we decided to take a look back on what we’ve accomplished so far.

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MARCH 2010

FM Spotlight March 2010

FM Spotlight was born as an entertainment guide for the Fargo-Moorhead area.

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DECEMBER 2010

Stride December 2010

Our first issue of our wellness magazine, focusing on health, fitness, nutrition and beauty.

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MARCH 2011

FM Spotlight March 2011

We took a look back at our first year of publications.

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MAY 2011

Stride May 2011

Stride Magazine took a dive into the Fargo Marathon.

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MARCH 2012

FM Spotlight March 2012

Our second year in review with a fun, 1920’s spin.

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AUGUST 2012

Bison Illustrated August 2012

The first issue of our magazine dedicated to everything Bison.

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September 2012

Design & Living Sept 2012

This is the first edition of the old “Outdoor Design and Living” with a new look.

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NOVEMBER 2012

Fargo Monthly November 2012

FM Spotlight upgrades to Fargo Monthly magazine.

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FEBRUARY 2013

Bison Illustrated Championship 2013

Honoring Bison Football on two consecutive national championships.

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SPRING/SUMMER 2013

Lakegirl Catalog Summer 2013

A catalog our company published for Lakegirl’s clothing line.

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JULY 2013

Fargo Monthly July 2013

Our first ultimate guide to wedding planning in the Fargo-Moorhead area.

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SEPTEMBER 2013

Bison Illustrated Sept 2013

A look at ESPN’s first visit to Fargo for College Gameday.

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DECEMBER 2013

Fargo Monthly December 2013

We took a look back at our year in photography with our wonderful photographer, J. Alan Paul Photography. We had a fun time putting together the photo on the cover with local band Tripwire.

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JANUARY 2014

Fargo Monthly January 2014

Fargo Monthly grows to a full-sized issue! Former North Dakota Governor John Hoeven graced our cover, and we also talked to 8 other influential figures in our area about the future of Fargo.

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MAY 2014

Fargo Monthly May 2014 Bison Illustrated May 2014 Stride May 2014

We had a fun time getting in touch with our inner child to bring you three of our magazines dedicated to the little ones.

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JUNE 2014

Fargo Marathon Book 2014

This exclusive issue was mailed to each runner, and contains race day photos and each participant’s name and race time.

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OCTOBER 2014

Bison Illustrated Oct 2014 Bison Fashion Oct 2014

We highlighted ESPN’s second return to Fargo for College Gameday and flaunted our new NDSU clothing line, One Herd.

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NOVEMBER 2014

Fargo Monthly March 2014 Emerging Priaire March 2014MMPA Event

Spotlight Media traveled to Minneapolis to attend the Minnesota Magazine Publishing Association’s Excellence Awards. We were awarded with a gold award in the feature article category for the March 2014 article “Fargo-Moorhead is an Emerging Prairie.”

The article showcased the growing number of entrepreneurs and start-ups popping up across Fargo-Moorhead. Showcased in the article were start-ups like DogIDs, Myriad Mobile, Beach Interactive, Fargo 3D Printing and Office Sign Company, as well as the digital-media company, Emerging Prairie.

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DECEMBER 2014

Fargo Monthly December 2014

We took a look back at 2014 and all of the happenings that made it a great year for Fargo. The cover was hand painted by local artist McCal Joy.

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FEBRUARY 2015

Bison Illustrated Championship Feb 2015

215 pages. Can you say wow? This was our largest issue ever and our 3rd time honoring Bison football, this time for making Bison history with a 4th consecutive national championship.

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MARCH 2015

Fargo Monthly March 2015 Wedding Issue March 2015

Fargo Monthly’s March 2014 issue was the first time we put two publications into one. Our 3rd annual Wedding Issue was inserted into Fargo Monthly’s Women’s issue, and was also printed as standalone copies as well.

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