Funeral Services Set as Carrington Community Comes Together in Support of Tufte Family

Toys for the kids, flowers and pictures are set up to honor their memory

CARRINGTON, N.D. — The community of Carrington is coming together to support a family after three siblings die in a house fire. Family friend Chelee Finch still can’t believe the loss of Spencer, Melody and Alex. “I just was shocked,” she said. “I couldn’t believe that it was true.” Friends and family across the valley are giving an outpouring of support to…

Tree Trimming Begins in the City of Fargo

Removing dead branches makes trees stronger, resist diseases and withstand severe winds

FARGO, N.D. — Winter is just about over, but, before the leaves of spring appear, city crews are finishing up another season of tree trimming. Spring officially arrives later this month, and, by then, the city’s trees will once again be full of leaves. The city of Fargo is making sure that every one of their trees is ready for…

Saving a Life with Naloxone

Professionals in the metro gather Fargo Cass Public Health to learn how to use Naloxone

FARGO, N.D. — Opioid abuse has become an epidemic across the country  as well as right here in Fargo–Moorhead. There’s one drug that can save a life when opioids are the cause of an overdose. Professionals in the metro went to Fargo Cass Public Health to learn how to use it. In 2014 the Minnesota State Legislature passed “Steve’s Law”, allowing…

Red River Valley Sportsmen’s Show Returns to the Fargodome

This is the 52nd year for the outdoor expo

FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Valley Sportsmen’s Show returns this weekend to the Fargodome. This year’s show has nearly 200 exhibits including boats, RVs, camping equipment and hunting gear. There are daily seminars and family–friendly activities such as trout fishing and Twiggy the water skiing squirrel. The show provides the entire region a chance to celebrate the great outdoors….

Burglary at Fargo Islamic Center

The break-in was discovered Wednesday and it appears the burglary took place earlier

  FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police are investigating a burglary at the Islamic Center. Money was from taken from the center at 601 28th Street South. The break-in was discovered Wednesday and it appears the burglary took place earlier. Fargo Deputy Chief Joe Anderson says it appears the thief was alone. He says surveillance video isn’t clear enough to identify…

Minnesota Anti-Vax Mom: Dying from Disease is “Part of the Plan”

Parents must fill out paperwork with the school if they are rejecting vaccinations for health or religious reasons

  ROCHESTER, Minn. — More than 70 students in a Minnesota School District have been ordered to leave school after they failed to provide documentation that shows they are up to date on their vaccinations. Rochester Public School Board members say they are cracking down on a state law that requires students be vaccinated for diseases such as measles, mumps…

Rep. Cramer Under Fire for Calling White-Dressed Lawmakers “Silly” and Like a “Disease”

Rep. Cramer said the "bunch of women" should "get over it"

WASHINGTON D.C. — Rep. Kevin Cramer is drawing criticism after he commented on a group of female lawmakers and their choice to wear white in honor of Women’s History Month during President Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress. The group represented the House Democratic Women’s Working Group and said they were wearing white in memory of the suffrage…

Minnesota Gun Permits Hit All Time High

The state began issuing permits to carry guns in 2003

  MINNESOTA — Minnesota issued more gun carry permits in 2016 than in any year since it began distributing the permits. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says sheriff’s departments granted 71,156 permits last year. That’s nearly 60 percent more permits than given in 2015. The state began issuing permits to carry guns in 2003. The BCA’s report says sheriff’s…

Devils Lake Region to Expect Major Flooding

There is a 10 percent chance the lake could exceed its record level of 1,454.3 feet set in June 2011

  DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — The chances of major flooding in the Devils Lake region remain high. The latest outlook by the National Weather Service predicts a three to four foot rise on Devils Lake. There is a 10 percent chance the lake could exceed its record level of 1,454.3 feet set in June 2011. There’s about 10 to 20…

ND Lawmakers Battle Over State-Owned Casino Proposal

Some lawmakers opposed to the proposal say it risks angering American Indian tribes in the state

  BISMARCK, N.D. — Some North Dakota lawmakers say a proposal to allow state-owned casinos is retaliatory. They say the proposal by House majority leader Rep. Al Carlson of Fargo risks angering American Indian tribes even more when relations have already been rubbed raw by the Dakota Access pipeline dispute. Carlson says his idea is not “anti-American Indian.” He says…