Jessie Cohen

Weather Stops Truck Drivers from Finishing Their Journeys

But North Dakota Department of Transportation has spent most of this storm clearing 1–29, which was closed for most of the day

FARGO, ND — After days of beautiful temperatures, the cold winter weather is back in the metro. We spoke with drivers who are stuck in Fargo about how the weather has affected their journeys. “It’s a mess,” said Joseph Michael Strauss, who is a truck driver from Michigan.  Truckers were sidelined after major roads were shut down by the weather. “The…

Planned Parenthood Takes a Stand on DACA Program

Dreamers across the country are in fear of losing their right to call the United States Home

FARGO, ND — Dreamers across the country are in fear of losing their right to call the United States Home. One national organization is helping community members get their voices heard. People in Fargo are standing up for those affected by DACA, the Obama–era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. “These people don’t know anything besides the United States. It’s…

Vote Approves Healthy Food Initiative in Convenience Stores

The Cass Clay Food Commission held its first meeting of 2018 and has some exciting things in store for the year ahead

FARGO, ND — The Cass Clay Food Commission held its first meeting of 2018 and has some exciting things in store for the year ahead. The group unanimously voted to approve a blueprint that would increase the amount of healthy food options in local convenience stores. The group also says education is key to making healthier choices. One of the…

Mayor Mahoney on His Hope for Fargo in 2018

When looking at the city of Fargo, you could say words like new, exciting and growth come to mind

FARGO, ND — On New Year’s Eve we spoke with the mayors of West Fargo, Moorhead, and Dilworth about their 2017 accomplishments and what they would like to see in 2018. We had the chance to sit down with Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney to hear about what’s ahead for the city. “What you’ll see is the city of Fargo will…

Honoring Local Law Enforcement and First Responders in Barnesville

Kids from the schools in the area wrote thank you notes that were posted around the room.

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — Community members in Barnesville are saying thank you to first responders and local law enforcement for being heroes in the community. Some of the Barnesville fire department, police department, ambulance, Clay County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota DNR were at the celebration. Kids from the schools in the area wrote thank you notes that were posted around…

Stopping the Increase of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

The Native American community in Fargo lost one of their own this year and many other women are stilling missing throughout North Dakota

FARGO, ND — The Native American community in Fargo lost one of their own this year and many other women are stilling missing throughout North Dakota. The community is trying to stop the increase of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. The rate of violent crime for Native Americans is twice the national average. “It’s really happening right here in Fargo….

Bison Championship Merchandise Now Available at the NDSU Bookstore

You can find all of the items being offered online and the store will be filled by the end of the week

FARGO, ND — The Bison football team is back in Fargo after their big win in Texas, but that hasn’t stopped fans from repping their green and gold. The NDSU bookstore works closely with vendors in the area and has been preparing production of championship merchandise since days before the game. The minute the Bison won, production started and their…

Golden Drive Homeless Kids Continues the Season of Giving

A family in West Fargo had a lightshow outside of their house and all donations were given to the Golden Drive

FARGO, ND — The holiday’s season of giving was an exciting time for Golden Drive Homeless Kids. A family in West Fargo had a lightshow outside of their house and all donations were given to the Golden Drive. The show raised over $1,000 which is directly given to Youthworks, along with all the other money raised this year. Golden Drive…

FM Ballet Auditions for Brand New Performance…Aladdin!

Many were surprised when they found out the show will not have any of the Disney music

FARGO, ND — The holiday season is over and now the FM Ballet is kicking performance season back into gear and auditioning dancers for their spring show. The group will be performing Aladdin and many dancers say they are extremely excited to learn some new music and moves. Many were surprised when they found out the show will not have…

This Minnesota 10-Year-Old Is Putting a Stop to Bullying

"I'm hoping that it makes a difference and that it kind of brings down the bullying rage a little bit"

FARGO, ND — About one in three students in the U.S. say they have been bullied at school. One Minnesota fifth grader is trying to fix that. He’s changing the minds of those around him. This is Thomas. A 10–year–old boy from Sartell, who loves to fish and ride his bike…but his passions go much deeper than that. At a…