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Audubon Robbery Suspects Arrested within 20 Minutes of the Crime

The three suspects fled with an undetermined amount of money and other merchandise

AUDUBON, Minn. — Three men who authorities say held up Orton’s Convenience store in Audubon shortly after 1 a.m. did not get very far. John Greywind, 22, of Bismarck, 23 year-old Dylan Beckman of Lengby and 23-year-old Steven Golden of Moorhead were captured within 20 minutes of the robbery. The Becker County sheriff says two of the men held the…

Cass County Hires New Administrator

Robert Wilson takes over the position held by Keith Berndt, who was fired after an altercation on a United Airlines flight

Courtesy: State Historical Society of North Dakota  CASS COUNTY, N.D. — Cass County has hired a new administrator. He is Robert Wilson, currently the Assistant Commission Administrative Officer in Minnehaha County, South Dakota. Wilson worked as a reporter at KSFY-TV in Sioux Falls before joining Minnehaha County seven years ago. He’ll take the position that was held by Keith Berndt…

Fargo Police Department Making Plans for New Station

The police department's entire field services division of 130 officers, equipment and vehicles will take over the 57,000 square feet of warehouse space

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police will soon be on the move. The department will sublease vacant warehouse space at the Border States Industries building at 105 25th Street North. That is near the city’s Central Garage and Public Works facilities. The police department’s entire field services division of 130 officers, equipment and vehicles will take over the 57,000 square feet…

United Blood Services Sending Products to Community of Oroville

Water levels in the lake behind the city's dam have receded, but an evacuation order is still in place

  OROVILLE, Calif. — United Blood Services in the Dakotas Region is helping its sister center in Oroville, California. Some 200,000 people have been evacuated after officials feared a spillway at the country’s tallest dam was in danger of imminent failure. Water levels in the lake behind Oroville Dam have since receded, but the evacuation order remains in place. United…

Legislation Against DAPL Protesters Fails in ND House

The bill said a driver who "unintentionally'' caused an injury or death to a person blocking a road would not be charged

  BISMARCK, N.D. — Legislation aimed at protesters who blocked roads during the Dakota Access pipeline demonstrations has failed in the North Dakota House. The bill said a driver who “unintentionally” caused an injury or death to a person blocking a road would not be charged. The legislation’s primary sponsor, Republican Rep. Keith Kempenich, told The Washington Post recently the…

Red River Diversion Project Begins This Week

The state of Minnesota and other opponents are fighting the project in court

  FARGO-MOORHEAD — Work will begin this week on the Red River diversion project for Fargo-Moorhead. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says Ames Construction of Burnsville is sending equipment to the site near Horace to conduct pre-construction studies for the diversion inlet. It will include a control structure with three gates to regulate flows into the diversion channel around…

Applebee’s West Fargo Closes its Doors

The West Fargo location was one of the four Applebee's locations in the F-M area

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — One of the four locations of Applebee’s in the metro has closed its doors. Customers found a note on the door at Applebee’s along 13th Avenue East in West Fargo this morning. This letter was posted on the door to the West Fargo Applebee’s location. It said the restaurant was closed as of today and…

Tribes Face Setback for DAPL Construction in Washington D.C.

THE CHEYENNE RIVER SIOUX AND STANDING ROCK SIOUX TRIBES ARE IN COURT, HOPING TO GET A JUDGE TO HALT CONSTRUCTION ON THE DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE--KELLY WANG REPORTS FROM WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON D.C. — It’s another setback for the Cheyenne River Sioux and Standing Rock Sioux tribes in court. A judge in Washington D.C. has rejected a request by the tribes to halt construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline until their lawsuit over the project is resolved. A U.S. District Court Judge has rejected a request to temporarily stop construction…

Fargo Prepares for Single Stream Recycling

You only have to call if the city if you do not want to be in the new recyling program.

FARGO, N.D. — The city of Fargo is going to an all–in–one recycling program this summer. The phones are  ringing off the hook over confusion about the program. We knocked on doors and talked to people who said separating cans from plastics and glass can be time consuming. Staff at Fargo Recycles, which is run by the city of Fargo,…

City of Fargo Selected for What Works Cities Initiative

Fargo is now participating in Bloomberg Philanthropies 'What Works Cities' Initiative

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo has been selected to join 63 other cities in the national What Works Cities Initiative. What does that mean for Fargo? What Works Cities is backed by Bloomberg Philanthropies, a company which works in more than 120 countries around the world. The city of Fargo is collaborating with WWC to help make data more accessible to…