Jessie Cohen

North Dakota Woman Dies After Getting West Nile

Experts said the woman's underlying medical conditions were a major contributing factor

FARGO, ND — Mosquito bites are itchy, red and usually uncomfortable. They can also cause an unwanted disease. A woman in central North Dakota was bit and is the first West Nile related death of the year. Officials want you to know this is not a common occurrence. “The likelihood of catching West Nile is still relatively small even though…

Fergus Falls Community Breaks Ground on New Library

"I'm just most excited that this is happening for our community. We've seen the need for a number of years and as library staff we just want to fulfill the need for the community and provide the services the community wants"

FERGUS FALLS, Minn — The ground has officially been broken and Fergus Falls is ready to start construction on their new library. “Libraries change lives. These guys are a testament,” said Mayor Ben Schrierer. “I’ve watched libraries change the lives of my kids.” A crowd of community members gathered outside of the library and said they are excited to celebrate…

Despite One-Year Contracts, Many Fargo Teachers Optimistic About School Year

Although many faculty members are not happy with the decisions outlined in the contract, they aren't letting that stop them

FARGO, ND — Kids in Fargo are getting ready for school to start on Thursday, but teachers still have time to sign their contracts. After months of failed negotiations, the Fargo School Board voted on a one–year contract and a $500 raise. Although many faculty members are not happy with the decisions outlined in the contract, they aren’t letting that…

T LOFT Apartments Offers NDSU Students Free Treats with Pat’s Treats

The apartments have been doing this for the past few years and have partnered up with Pat to continue the tradition

FARGO, ND — NDSU students had their first day of school and they are celebrating the new year with free ice cream. The T LOFT apartments on 11th Avenue North partnered up with Pat’s Treats Ice Cream Truck to give students a free cooling treat from 3 to 5 pm. The apartments have been doing this for the past few…

ReGroup Partnering with Local Kids to Raise Money for Recovery

ReGroup is an organization whose mission it is to strengthen the recovery community through peer-to-peer support, public education and advocacy.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — ReGroup has partnered up with some Moorhead kids to raise money for recovery by hosting a lemonade stand. ReGroup is an organization whose mission it is to strengthen the recovery community through peer-to-peer support, public education and advocacy. Proceeds from the lemonade stand at Ace Hardware will directly benefit telephone recovery support, recovery coaching, sober events, and…

NDSU Students Move in For Fall Semester 2017

Thousands of students are back at NDSU for the fall semester and upperclassmen are helping them settle in

FARGO, ND — “Today’s the big day,” said Rian Nostrum, the Residence Life Director, at North Dakota State University. Thousands of students are back at NDSU for the fall semester and upperclassmen are helping them settle in. “We’ve already got a lot of positive feedback from the families that they were surprised how quickly they get put into the room,”…

The Fargo Flea Market Returns to a Different Location

The market features local and regional craft sellers, food vendors and boutiques

FARGO, ND — The Red River Valley Fairgrounds may have just the market for lovers of antiques, handmade crafts and fresh produce. The Fargo Flea Market is back in town for its 3rd annual event, but this year, it’s taking place at the Fairgrounds. The market features local and regional craft sellers, boutiques, artists, food vendors and vintage re-sellers. The…

Fargo City Commissioners Unsure if Pro-White Rally Will Happen

Tefft claims he began reaching out to city leaders for this event

FARGO, ND — A violent rally which swarmed the streets of Charlottesville involved people from all over the country, including Fargo. Pete Tefft drew lots of attention to himself and his beliefs. In an interview with KFGO, he said he is bringing a rally to Fargo this October to get more attention. “We’ll look at this closely. I assure the…

Fargo Food Truck Festival the “Best One Yet”

Organizers say this year's festival is the biggest and best yet

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Food Truck Festival is back for its fourth annual event at the North Dakota Horse Park. At least 20 trucks are being featured, including some old favorites but also some new flavors for everyone to enjoy. At the festival, you can also take part in the pop–up arcade, barber shop and participate in a Bloody…

New Bicycle Playground Opens in Madison Park

The bicycle playground was created to provide a safe and positive environment for children to enjoy

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Park District has teamed up with Legacy Children’s Foundation and Scheel’s to open the new bicycle playground at Madison Park. A ribbon cutting ceremony is celebrating the change and growth that is happening in the Madison Park community. The playground is a place for bicycle riders to show off their skills. There’s also a public…