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Fargo North High Celebrates “Eco” Week

Last year, the environmental club sold more than 400 plants

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo North students are bringing the awareness of environmental concerns to their classmates with ECO Week. Each day will focus on recycling, ecology awareness and ways the students can be more environmentally friendly. Students also held a succulent and cacti sale, some of which they grew themselves. On Wednesday, students will give ECO presentations to kids at Kennedy…

Sheriff Identifies Body Found Along Highway 2

He was 36 year-old Casey Weekley of Grand Forks.

GRAND FORKS, ND (KFGO) – The Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Dept. has released the name of a man whose body was found in the median along US Hwy. 2 west of Grand Forks Sat. morning. He was 36 year-old Casey Weekley of Grand Forks. The body was sent to the UND pathology department for an autopsy. A crime in the…

Lancaster Man Dead After Crashing with Multiple Utility Poles

His car vaulted over the approach before hitting the poles

LANCASTER, Minn. — A Lancaster man has died after his vehicle hit multiple utility poles and rolled over. 34 year old Adam Morskog was driving a Ram pickup truck, going north on highway 59 when he went into a ditch at the city road 5 intersection. His car vaulted over the approach before hitting the poles. The car finally came…

Body Found in Ditch Near Grand Forks

Man is Currently Unidentified

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks County Sherriff’s Office found a male’s body outside of city limits early Saturday morning. Authorities say the body was discovered in a ditch off of highway 2, just west of the Walmart in Grand Forks. He was taken to UND Pathology for an autopsy but the cause of death is currently unknown. The identity…

String of Shootings and Dog Killing Related

Investigators believe the incidents are connected but they are still looking for who's responsible

POLK COUNTY, Minn. — A rash of shootings is the cause of a dog’s death and property damage throughout Polk County. The sheriff’s office says a dog was shot and killed and numerous vehicles were hit in the Northland and Sandsville Township. Investigators believe the incidents are connected but they are still looking for who’s responsible. Anyone in the area…

Healthy Kids Day at YMCA Encourages Positive Lifestyle Choices

Many different exercise stations were set up around the Fercho Family YMCA

FARGO, N.D. — During the winter months, its easy for kids to spend their time indoors, glued to their devices. But with summer just around the corner, the YMCA is trying to change that mentality. “Kids are sitting in front of their TV’s, playing on their phones, so if we can at least get that idea in their heads to put…

Enderlin Man Arrested for DUI After Leading Police on Car Chase

Hit a top speed of 106 MPH

FARGO, N.D. — After leading police on a chase, an Enderlin man has been arrested for a DUI. Around 1:50 Saturday afternoon, a trooper tried to stop the speeding car on Highway 18, near Casselton. Instead, 21 year old Joshua Wolters accelerated to 106 miles per hour. Troopers tried to stop him with fire deflated twice but both times were…

Kappa Sigma of MSUM Holds 5K to Support Veterans Honor Flight

The inaugural 5K brings out more than 30 runners

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Many runners in Moorhead laced up their sneakers to compete in a 5K run and also supported a good cause. The event was the first of its kind hosted by the Kappa Sigma fraternity at MSUM. Proceeds from the event went towards the Veterans Honor Flight of Minnesota and North Dakota. The brothers at Kappa Sigma say they…

Local Music Fans Celebrate Vinyl Records on “Record Store Day”

Local record stores have festivities featuring live music, discounted prices

FARGO, N.D. — Music fans celebrate their love for vinyl records at several stores across the metro. As part of Record Store Day, Vinyl Giant on 13th Avenue South held an all–day event to sell discounted vinyl records and merchandise. Live music featuring local musicians and DJ’s fills the air as people relive their favorite records from decades ago. Some…

NDSU Football Fans Show Excitement at Annual Spring Game

Even with the season kicking off in September, fans are excited just to see football again

FARGO, N.D. — Tailgating is a major part of the college football experience, and thousands of NDSU fans are excited football season is on the way. “Well you start getting a day like this, it really brings out the excitement that you know that things are looking up compared to the weather we’ve had, and we’re always looking forward to a…