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Gov. Candidate Tim Pawlenty, Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach Visit Moorhead

He's up against U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, democrat Erin Murphy and GOP endorsement Jeff Johnson

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Gubernatorial Candidate Tim Pawlenty and running mate, current Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach, made a stop in Moorhead this morning. If elected, Pawlenty and Fischbach say they will focus on things like changing the taxes on social security benefits and making sure the F–M Diversion project doesn’t result in Minnesota farmers’ land being completely flooded. Pawlenty is running…

F-M Holds First Ever Special Needs Walk

The F-M Special Needs Support Network Group put on the walk

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Whenever Brianna Schjei takes her son Evan to a restaurant, she calls ahead to make sure she’s allowed to bring a lunch bag for him. “So far we haven’t been turned down, everybody’s been pretty accommodating,” Schjei said. Evan is one of many kids in the metro who has special needs. While he has autism and can’t eat…

Congratulations to all the F-M High School Grads!

Seniors across the metro said goodbye to senior year and are ready to take on their post-graduation plans

FARGO, N.D. — High school seniors across the metro closed one chapter of their lives and are ready to start writing the next. More than 400 students from Moorhead High School and more than 300 students from West Fargo High School walked across a graduation stage to receive their diplomas. Students say they were excited to share such a special moment…

President Trump’s Tariffs on Aluminum, Steel To Take Effect

TrueNorth Steel in Fargo is just one of the companies affected by the new tariffs

FARGO, N.D. — Those who work in America’s steel and aluminum industries say there will always be a need for international imports. “The current U.S. capacity cannot meet the demands of the United States, so we would need imports pretty much in every situation,” said Dan Kadrmas, president of TrueNorth Steel. But trading steel and aluminum with other countries does…

City of Moorhead Plants Trees at Lamb Park for Arbor Day

They planted three new ones non-native to Minnesota

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead’s Forestry Department is using Arbor Day as a perfect reason to plant new trees in Lamb Park. Workers planted three trees that are not native to Minnesota and is testing how they will react in the state’s summer climate. Each one was planted in a spot where a tree previously died from Dutch Elm disease. They are…

Fargo Drone Focus Conference Brings Visitors From Around U.S., Eight Countries

This is the fourth year the convention has been put on

FARGO, N.D. — Each year Fargo’s Drone Focus Conference continues to grow and this year was no exception. Many people in the industry say the growth is due to the higher demand for more unmanned aerial systems within hundreds of different industries. We live in a world where technology is the future and drones are going to be essential down the…

Senator Hoeven and Governor Burgum Talk Drone Focus

They were highlighting all of North Dakota's initiatives in the industry

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota has become a national leader in unmanned aircraft systems. A huge part of that is because of the state’s devotion to drone technology. Senator John Hoeven and Governor Doug Burgum highlighted all of North Dakota’s initiatives in the industry at Fargo’s annual drone conference. The state has been selected as one of ten national sites for…

Reflecting On Times of War: Honor Flight Helps Veterans Find Peace

Their trip to D.C. also helped them to create some new memories that'll last a lifetime

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The wars may be over, but the memories live on for the veterans who fought in them. You could see it in more than 80 of them who went on this year’s honor flight to D.C. Joe Jimenez was just 20 years old when he enlisted as an Army clerk serving in Vietnam. Little did he know he…

Get Ready to Grab Your Swimsuit Soon! Island Park Refills Pool for Summer

Opening day is June 4

FARGO, N.D. — With temperatures rising above 80, pretty soon you’ll be able to cool off at one of the many local pools in the metro. Fargo Park District has started to fill up Island Park’s Pool for the summer. The facility takes up to 420,000 gallons of water, which is why the process lasts for a whole day. Park service…

Staying Safe in a Crash on the Highway

Some say it's best to not get out of your car

FARGO, N.D. — One of the first things people do when they get into an accident on the highway is get out of their car. “They want to get away from the damage, they want to make sure they’re ok, it’s a panic situation,” said Sgt. Tim Coughlin with the North Dakota State Highway Patrol (NDSHP). But even for state troopers,…