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Willmar Man’s Wife Detained After Immigration Ban

Farhan Anshur's wife and children were detained in Washington D.C. after President Trump's new immigration ban

  A Minnesota man has a message of unity after his wife was detained for a short time under President Donald Trump’s new immigration ban. Farhan Anshur arrived at MSP International with his wife and two kids last night. His wife and kids had been living in Kenya for several years, after fleeing Somalia. But Saturday, when they landed in…

One Moorhead Man Is Injured After A Stabbing

Moorhead Police are investigating a stabbing that happened Saturday night

Moorhead police are investigating a stabbing that put one man in the hospital. Moorhead officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 1200 block of 15th Avenue North shortly before 8 o’clock Saturday night. Fortunately, a Minnesota State Trooper was patrolling an area nearby when the injured male waived him down. “When Moorhead officers got there they found…

President Trump’s Executive Order On Immigration Draws Sharp Criticism And Protests

Bans Immigrants And Refugees From Seven Muslim-Majority Countries

Several hundred people gathered at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to protest President Trump’s executive order on immigration. The demonstration was one of many across the country. Metropolitan Airports Commission spokesman Patrick Hogan says the protesters had a permit to be outside, but moved into the terminal at about 2:15 p.m. He says some airlines shut down ticketing counters near the…

Frostival 2017 Shows That You Can Have Fun in the Cold

Frostival is a day of fun-filled cold-weather events

FARGO, N.D. — Twenty-nine degrees may be cold for some, but for others it’s perfect for the 2017 Frostival. If you happened to see kids sliding down hills in cardboard sleds, don’t be confused – it’s all a part of  Frostival 2017. Most of the events started at 8:30 am after last night’s opening ceremony. From cardboard sled races to…

No Fish Caught Again at the Frosty Bobber Winter Carnival

After being revitalized last year the East Grand Forks Community event is back again

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — Fargo isn’t the only city in the valley throwing a winter celebration this weekend. The Frosty Bobber Winter Carnival began back in the 1990’s and after a few years on hiatus, the Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals brought it back last year. The event has cardboard sledding, a chili feed and carriage rides, but their…

The City of Fargo Works with the Community to Plan Future Expansions

A masterplan is in the works of how to expand the city

FARGO, N.D. — The City of Fargo is working with the community to add expansions all throughout town. City workers are putting together a downtown master plan after spending the summer collecting data. A set-up was mapped out for the community to share ideas of how they would like to see the city expand. They are working on adding more…

Sneak Peek at the Frostival Ice Sculptures

There's a wide range of creative projects coming together at the Hjemkomst Center

FARGO, N.D. — The second annual F–M Frostival kicked off Friday, but before the celebration began snow carvers were hard at work getting their sculptures in shape. Outside of the Hjemkomst Center among various piles of snow, a variety of artistic forms were taking shape. Some are abstract, others practical like an Igloo. The pieces of frosted art are being…

The Red River Valley Boat Show Gets People in the Mood for Summer

The 25th annual boat show takes over the Fargodome all weekend long

FARGO, N.D. — There’s nothing like teasing summer in the middle of winter. The Red River Valley Boat Show is more than just boats. You’ll find paddleboards, jet skis, speed boats and all kinds of fishing gear. “I just love getting everything into the building and the show ready and then opening the doors and people come down and start…

Frostival Returns To Fargo

2017 Frostival kicks off in downtown Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — It’s warmer than usual this January, but that’s not stopping the 2017 Frostival, which began in downtown Fargo where families joined together for a fun-filled night. Everyone was given a build-your-own s’mores kit and carriage rides. They also had a cocoa competition where nine cocoa stations battled for the golden mug. Local band Tripwire also stopped by…

National Weather Service Says Spring Flooding is Likely in the F-M Area

The National Weather Service is predicting a 50% chance the Red River could hit major flood stage in Fargo-Moorhead

FARGO, N.D. — Spring flooding throughout the Red River Valley is likely this year. The National Weather Service released their first flooding forecast of the year. “It doesn’t necessarily mean it’s going to be a major flood, it doesn’t necessarily mean it’s going to be above 30 feet,” said KVRR Meteorologist, Jason Cerjak. “Basically, it says there’s a 50 percent…