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Remembering Christopher Bacon: U.S. Army Specialist U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Officer

A family man, the guy who always wanted to take people under his wing

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After a fatal car crash on June 7th, U.S. Army Specialist U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Officer, Christopher Bacon lost his life. Family, friends and community members are honoring Bacon at a ceremony at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. I spoke to dozens who came out to honor Chris and support his family and although…

Longer Wait Times at Fargo DMV Angers Locals

Longer wait times attributed real ID switch, more people coming to Fargo in summer

FARGO, N.D. — It might look calm outside the Fargo DMV, but once you walk through the doors, several people would say otherwise. “It’s horrible. I’ve been waiting over two hours and come to find out they couldn’t even help me,” said Jared Falcon. “It’s really discouraging. I see a lot of people come in, look at the line, and walk…

LIVE: Restaurant Week

The man behind the HoDo's delicious menu.

It’s the biggest restaurant week lineup in the FM Restaurant Week’s five-year history, and it could just be your ticket to the most delicious meal you’ve ever had. Restaurant Week is underway in Fargo right now through June 16th, and one of the must-make stops on your tour of the metro’s fine dining spots is the HoDo in downtown Fargo….

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Norm

If this cat's expression makes you think he's up to something, it's because he is.

Norm is a cat that was quite difficult to get a screen shot of for this profile story, and it’s not because he’s not a photogenic guy. He is. It’s just that Norm literally never stopped moving the entire time he was live in the studio with us on the Morning Show with Emily Welker. Norm and his buddy, Homeward…

NDSU PhD Student Creates Portable Vegetable Garden Project

It's meant to help low-income and New American families have access to healthier foods

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Bukola Bakare has a passion for helping those around her get access to healthier foods. “I know it’s not healthy to eat unhealthy because if you don’t spend the money eating good food, you will spend it at the hospital anyway when you’re sick,” Bakare said. That’s why Bakare has created a cheaper way to eat healthier…

West Fargo School Board Could Be Doing An Election Recount

Fourth-place Jon Erickson and fifth-place Summer Kristianson have less than 20 votes between them

WEST FARGO, N.D. — There could be a recount of votes for the fourth open spot on the West Fargo School Board. Jim Jonas, Jessica Anne Heilman, Kara Gravley–Stack and Jon Erickson won in the election last night. However, Erickson and fifth–place vote getter Summer Kristianson have less than 20 votes between them. No recount has been set yet because the…

F-M Could Get First Ever Science Museum

A local group trying to bring one to the metro say they have already gotten "overwhelming" feedback about starting one

FARGO, N.D. — If you drive three hours from Fargo in any direction, you’ll find a city with a science museum. A group is working to bring the first one Fargo–Moorhead. NDSU’s geosciences department used to take artifacts and scientific materials to schools around the area. That’s when a few people from the department came up with the idea to start…

Bernie Dardis Wins West Fargo Mayoral Election

The consultant edged out four-term incumbent Rich Mathern to win the election

WEST FARGO, N.D. — For the first time in sixteen years, West Fargo has a new mayor. Business consultant Bernie Dardis edged out four-term incumbent Rich Mattern by more than 500 votes. Dardis says he excited to guide the city in a new direction and is eager to get started. He also says that he enjoyed the campaign process and…

Techsperts Assist Senior Citizens with their Smart Phones and Tablets

Senior Connections and the Moorhead Public Library are working together to host "Ask a Techspert" sessions

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Nowadays everyone has their own smart phone or tablet, but not everyone knows the ins-and-outs of using them. To fix that, Senior Connections and the Moorhead Public Library are working together to host “Ask a Techspert” sessions. The one hour class allows senior citizens to bring their own electronic devices and work 1-on-1 with a techspert. They…