Jessie Cohen

19-Year-Old Sex Abuse Investigation Cracked with Arrest of Former Fargo Priest

A former priest in the Diocese of Fargo is in custody on charges that date back 19 years

FARGO, ND — A former priest in the Diocese of Fargo is in custody on charges that date back 19 years. Fernando Sayasaya was arrested in the Philippines and is on his way back to Fargo to face those charges. It’s been said the wheels of justice turn slowly, and in the case of a West Fargo family, it took…

Gate City Bank Offering Program for Rising Property Taxes

Gate City Bank says they understand that increases to your mortgage can be difficult and are letting the public know that there are ways they can help

FARGO, ND — Due to recent legislative changes in North Dakota, property taxes may rise significantly for some people in 2018. Gate City Bank says they understand that increases to your mortgage can be difficult. They are letting the public know that there are ways they can help. They are asking the community to request a free preliminary analysis from…

Block E Breaks Ground in Downtown Moorhead

The City of Moorhead, FiveStone Development, Epic Management and Eventide have had years of planning in this public/private partnership

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A ground breaking was held to celebrate a new mixed–use building in Moorhead. Block E is on the corner of 8th Street and Main Avenue. The City of Moorhead, FiveStone Development, Epic Management and Eventide have had years of planning in this public/private partnership. It will serve as an anchor to Eventide’s corporate office while also being…

Make it to the Table: Practice Smart Driving this Holiday Weekend

When it comes to the biggest feast of the year, we can all be a little eager to get to the dinner table on time

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The day before Thanksgiving is what many law enforcement agencies refer to as “Blackout Wednesday” due to an increase in drunk driving crashes. The four–day holiday period is considered by the Minnesota State Patrol as some of the busiest times to be on the road. “The night before Thanksgiving becomes a very big party night,” said Sgt….

Honoring Lives Lost on International Transgender Remembrance Day

Each year more than one hundred of those individuals lose their lives to suicide or violence

MOORHEAD, Minn. — In the United States alone, about 1.4 million adults identify as transgender and thousands more are around the world. Each year more than one hundred of those individuals lose their lives to suicide or violence. People everywhere are honoring those lives lost. “We are not just saying that we are discriminated against. We are actually being murdered…

HERO Revamps and Expands Their Space in Fargo

From wheelchairs, to crutches, to surgical tools, the organization gives people equipment for their medical needs at a cheaper price

FARGO, ND — HERO in Fargo has officially expanded their space. The health care equipment recycling organization held a ribbon cutting to celebrate their new space and new opportunities. From wheelchairs, to crutches, to surgical tools, the organization gives people equipment for their medical needs at a cheaper price. HERO’s supplies have reached every continent except for Antarctica and they…

Mystery Money Man Hands Out Thousands To Strangers

People say he was picking up strangers tabs left and right with no explanation

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — It is always exciting to find some extra money in your pockets or lying on the sidewalk but imagine a stranger handing over hundreds? It may sound far fetched but this has been a reality for some people in Detroit Lakes. People in Detroit Lakes are getting a run for some newly found money, literally. “Guy…

New Information on Missing Detroit Lakes Teen

Mother posted on Facebook that she received a text reading, "It's Parker", from a number in Olympia, Washington

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — After nearly 3 months of silence, the family of 15–year–old Parker Eastman may have some new information. Parker’s mother, Meghan Eastman of Detroit Lakes, created a Facebook page called ‘Reaching Parker.’ This weekend, she posted that she received a text reading, “It’s Parker,” from a number in Olympia, Washington. She wrote when she was able to…

Community Members Take Part in a “Day Without a Bag”

They are also providing an alternative solution for your shopping needs and handing out a reusable shopping bag to each person

FARGO, ND — You are encouraged to take part in a “day without a bag.” Cash Wise locations in Fargo and Moorhead are set up to collect plastic shopping bags to encourage people to recycle and reuse. They are also providing an alternative solution for your shopping needs and handing out a reusable shopping bag to each person. The campaign…

Surprise Donation of $10,000 Awarded to Local Organization

Gate City Bank has donated more than one million reusable blue bags since 2007 and now they are celebrating that milestone

FARGO, ND — Gate City Bank has donated more than one million reusable blue bags since 2007 and now they are celebrating that milestone. The bank donated $10,000 to the Emergency Food Pantry as a part of their celebratory contest for reaching this goal. In spirit of the holidays, the bank wanted to recognize the important organizations in our communities….