Nick Broadway

Homeless Coalition Estimates $250,000 Loss in FM Shelter Funding

ND Lawmakers are considering budget cuts which take more than $1 million from state homeless shelters

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota lawmakers are considering cutting more than $1 million from state homeless shelter funding. It’s a big concern for a group dealing with homelessness in Downtown Fargo. Cody Schuler, a director at the FM Coalition for Homeless Persons, estimates a $250,000 loss from state funding of Fargo-Moorhead’s homeless shelters if  lawmakers follow through with budget cuts. Schiler said…

Ben Franklin Eighth Graders Get Creative with Earth Science

Barry Olsen makes earth science immersive with real world applications

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo teacher is making earth science fun by teaching students how to make jewelry. Eighth graders at Ben Franklin are learning the real world application of rocks. They’re grinding up their own necklaces, earrings and pendants using all the professional tools. It’s part of science teacher Barry Olson’s plan to inspire young science students with real…

Construction Underway at Fargo’s Bison Turf

Although a second floor patio is being built, familiar faces and furniture are on the way back

FARGO, N.D. — After being mostly destroyed by a massive fire, the Bison Turf is starting to take shape. Crews finished tearing down the parts of the building that won’t be kept. “I want to open it about ten minutes after they’re done building it,” said Bison Turf owner Pete Sabo. Sabo showed us a sketch of new Bison Turf…

Building Bridges: Fargo South Students Write Book on Refugee Life

Several refugee students from Fargo South High School wrote about their lives in Green Card Youth Voice, a compilation book

FARGO, N.D. — Refugee high school students told their stories at the launch of a locally produced book. Several refugee students from Fargo South High School wrote about their lives in Green Card Youth Voice, a compilation book. It was part of the Building Bridges event at the Fargo Holiday Inn. Lutheran Social Services officials say many of these young…

Planned Parenthood Rally Outside Rep. Kevin Cramer’s Office

Protestors Dressed in Pink to Support Planned Parenthood

FARGO, N.D. — Protesters attempted to deliver a petition to Representative Kevin Cramer’s office in Fargo, urging him to vote against de-funding Planned Parenthood. They’re seen dressed head to toe in pink rallying in defense of the organization. The Trump Administration’s proposed American Health Care Act would reallocate funds from Planned Parenthood to other organizations. Protesters say the proposed bill…

Minnesota Muslim Civil Rights Group Asking Public for Support

The Council on American-Islamic Relations wants thousands of Minnesotans to stand up against hate this Saturday

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Muslim civil rights group is asking the public to help fight bigotry after a man demanded a Moorhead woman to take off her hijab. The Council on American-Islamic Relations wants thousands of Minnesotans to stand up against hate this Saturday. More than a thousand people have already signed up. CAIR-MN’s Executive Director, Jaylani Hussein, says…

President Trump Approves Construction of Keystone XL Pipeline

Critics say a finished Keystone pipeline threatens one of the world's largest underground fresh water deposits along with other environmental problems

  NATIONAL — Construction on the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline was officially approved by the Trump administration. This reverses President Obama’s previous decision to block construction on the pipeline which feeds oil from Canada to a network of other pipelines in Nebraska. Critics say a finished Keystone pipeline threatens one of the world’s largest underground fresh water deposits along…

NDSU’s “Teach-In” Talks Climate Change, Politics…and Fake News

Hundreds take part in short break-out discussions to talk social problems

  FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of students and faculty at NDSU took time away from class to go to class. The “teach-in” put students in multiple 25 minute long classes to have civil discussions about social and political issues. It’s not your typical University lecture. These interactive “teach-ins” turn class into a conversation. They covered topics not normally seen in…

Sneak Peek of The 2017 Moorhead Ice Show

We take you inside the Moorhead Sports Center to show you what to expect from the big show

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Young skaters spent the whole year practicing tricks and spins for this weekend’s big show. We got a sneak peek at the dress rehearsal for this weekend’s Moorhead Ice Show. This year’s theme is “Let the Games Begin,” featuring acts which reflect summer and winter Olympic Games. The skaters are mostly from the Fargo-Moorhead area with some…

Moorhead Police Searching for Suspect in Hijab Harassment Case

Despite previous media reports, charges are possible if they find the suspect

MOORHEAD, Minn. — After a Moorhead woman was harassed for wearing her hijab, officers say charges against the suspect are possible, contrary to other media reports. They are still trying to figure out exactly who the suspect is. Family members say Fardoso Mohamed was shopping in the Moorhead Hornbacher’s with her one-year-old son on Monday when an older man asked Mohamed…