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Community Reaches Out to Rolette County on Loss of Deputy

A sheriff’s deputy and a suspect are dead after a shootout in Rolette County, North Dakota that involved several officers firing weapons. The sheriff says 29-year-old Colt Allery was killed. The deputy had been with the department for three months after previously working for other area law agencies. Officers had responded to a stolen vehicle call around 6 o’clock last…

Eli Young Band: Show Will Go On Despite Losing Tour Bus on Way to Mahnomen

The Eli Young Band says their tour bus went up in flames and they lost possessions they can't replace

A country group heading to Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen for a show on Friday is out a bus and electronic and sound equipment. “The bus just caught fire in the back of the engine everyone just so everybody knows it’s gonna burn to the ground,” said the bus driver. A tour bus and trailer belonging to Eli Young Band…

Snow Business: Where Does Fargo’s Snow…Go?

Throughout the year, city workers carry away piles of plowed snow

We’ve all seen the big trucks taking mounds of snow away from our streets, but where does it all go? City workers spent all morning moving piles of snow from the Rose Creek neighborhood to a new home for the winter. There are four designated spots where excess snow is taken to in Fargo. Before it all gets hauled away,…

Night to Shine Dance in Need of Volunteers

Hope Lutheran Church in Fargo Visited Davies High School in Hopes to Find Volunteers

Members of the Hope Lutheran Church were at Davies High School to recruit volunteers for the “Night to Shine” dance hosted at the church. This annual dance is sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. The purpose of the dance is to act as a prom for teens with special needs. Attendees of the dance will receive celebrity treatment, complete with…

UPDATED: Marshall County Sheriff Asking Evacuees to Find a Safe Place to Stay

Witnesses say the building is a total loss

Courtesy: Dorie Norekis  UPDATE: Marshall County Sheriff Jason Boman confirms that multiple people have been displaced from their homes around the Nordic Fiberglass building in Warren, Minnesota. He posted an update on the official Facebook page for the sheriff’s office asking people who have been asked to leave their homes need to find a place to stay because they don’t…

Soup Feed Raises Funds for Local Retirement Community

It's one of Bethany Reirement Living's biggest fundraisers of the year

Bethany Retirement Living was raising money for their community with their 6th Annual Soup of the Day event. Event planners said the event is one of the retirement community’s most popular of the year. With more than 27 different soups to choose from, they said there’s something here for everyone. They said each year the event can bring in up…

Simply Mac Closes at West Acres Mall

The store closed for business after Apple ends agreement with the chain

UPDATED CONTENT: Yet another store is closing its doors at West Acres Mall. Simply Mac has closed for business. It comes after Apple Corporation ended its agreement with the chain. The lack of Apple products made Simply Mac’s business model impossible to continue. The store opened its West Acres location in August 2014. The closing is one of a number…

Sexual Orientation Discrimination Bill Proposed in North Dakota

Lawmakers Are hoping to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation in North Dakota

Lawmakers are once again proposing a bill to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation in North Dakota. This is the fourth time this bill has been introduced. The bipartisan bill was first introduced by openly gay Democratic State Representative Josh Boschee. State law in North Dakota currently prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, disability and other…

Engineers Gather for Three Day Conference on Red River Flooding

Sharing ideas from across even international boarders lessons from communities along the Red River are shared

Engineers working all throughout the Red River Basin are coming together this week in Fargo for the 34th Annual Red River Basin Land and Water International Summit Conference. They’re discussing a wide range of issues regarding the river including the Fargo–Moorhead Diversion project. The conference has a little bit of fun mixed in with all the serious conversation. “I always…

Fargo Man One Step Closer to Saving His Home

Fargo's Historic Preservation Commission says John and Sherri Stern's home is historically significant

  Fargo’s Historic Preservation Commission has given its endorsement to saving the house owned by John and Sherri Stern. The board determined the home near the Red River is historically significant because it was designed by the grand-daughter of world famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The home is one of four that the city needs in order to build a…