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Officer Involved Shooting in South Fargo Puts Suspect in Hospital

Police say 28-year-old Orlando Estrada was charging at them with a knife

  FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police responded to a domestic disturbance call around 11:30 last night. When they got there, Police say 28–year–old Orlando Estrada started charging at them with a knife. Neighbors say they had no idea what was going on at 3101 32nd Street South last night as a sea of red and blue lights filled the area. “I…

Gigi’s Playhouse Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day By Giving Back to the Community

They handed out balloons and candy to businesses that have supported them over the years

FARGO, N.D. —  Gigi’s Playhouse decided to do something a little different to celebrate world Down Syndrome Day this year. Instead of a pizza party, the organization is giving back to the community. 24–year–old Blake Johnson is just like everyone else. “I do everything my friends do,” Johnson said. Some of his favorite things to do include listening to his…

MSUM’s Kappa Sigma Fraternity Holds Pasta Feed For Veterans Honor Flight

Their goal is to raise $1,500 for the organization this year

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Some of the men from MSUM’s Kappa Sigma fraternity chapter are becoming chefs tonight. They are doing a pasta feed to raise money for the Veterans Honor Flight of North Dakota and Minnesota at the Vocational Training Center. Kappa Sigma tries to do an event each semester to raise money for the organization. Some of the brothers say…

Wings of the Kirkbride Could Become Senior Apartment Homes

The Fergus Falls building is one of the last few left in the United States

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — The Fergus Falls State Hospital was built in 1890 and was once one of more than 70 Kirkbrides across the United States. “It was a more humane like setting, instead of a prison–like setting which was common in the nineteenth century,” said Carl Schuelke, executive director at the Otter Tail County Historical Society. But it’s now…

West Fargo Students Enter Virtual Reality to Stop Texting While Driving

The school partnered with AT&T's "It Can Wait" campaign

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Students from West Fargo High School took a break from the real world and instead entered a virtual reality for a change. The simulation showed students what could happen when they get behind the wheel and get even the least bit distracted by texting. Life threatening or fatal car accidents can be caused by a driver who’s…

Gigi’s Playhouse Encouraging Public to Sign Happiness Wall

It's part of their celebration for the International day of happiness

  FARGO, N.D. — Tomorrow is the International Day of Happiness. To celebrate, Gigi’s Playhouse in Fargo is doing a wall of happiness. You are invited to write something you do to make other people smile or be happy. The wall will be up all week long. If you can’t make it in, you can also post on social media, along…

Lawsuit Against State of North Dakota Claims 2017 Statute Unconstitutional

It would affect state resources include the mineral rights of Lake Sakakawea and other royalties

  FARGO, N.D. — State Rep. Marvin Nelson and Paul Sorum, a 2012 GOP candidate for governor of North Dakota, are two of five plaintiffs bringing a lawsuit against the state. They claim a 2017 statute transferring almost $2 billion of North Dakota state resources is unconstitutional. Those state resources include the mineral rights of Lake Sakakawea and other royalties. If…

F-M Crusaders Bike Show Gets Motorcycle Buffs Ready for Season

This is the 43rd year the bike show was put on

FARGO, N.D. — Bikers from all around the Metro are itching to get back on their motorcycles. It’s why you could find many of them at the F–M Crusaders 43rd Annual Bike Show this weekend. Some bikers say it’s not uncommon for people to give them the cold shoulder because they perceive them as scary. “It’s a stereotype that gets old….

Fire Displaces People From Six Townhome Units

It started in the garage and got into an attic space of one apartment

FARGO, N.D. — A garage fire has displaced people from six units at a townhouse complex off of south University Drive in Fargo. Damage is estimated to be about $150,000. By the time Fargo Fire got to the scene, the fire was spreading from the garage into one of the attic space of one of the townhomes. Fire crews were able…

Fargo Native Performs in Disney on Ice Presents “Frozen”

This is the only weekend the show will be in Fargo at the fargodome

FARGO, N.D. — This weekend, a Disney favorite is coming to life with Disney on Ice presents “Frozen”. Some of you may even see a familiar face in the show. You’ve probably heard of high school seniors getting a job right after graduation before but 18–year–old Emma Astrup’s job may be a little “cooler” than what most recent grads do. “I…