Author: Austin Erickson

Man Believed To Be Fargo Standoff Suspect Arrested

Brandon GrantFORMAN, N.D. – The Sargent County Sheriff’s office says a man believed to have been involved in a standoff near NDSU Monday night has been arrested. A call came in from a concerned citizen that Brandon Grant was in an apartment in Forman. A nearby school and nursing home were made aware. The sheriff’s office says he was arrested…

Smith & Cramer Fight For Bill to Lower Insulin Prices

WASHINGTON – Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith and North Dakota Sen. Kevin Cramer push the Senate Finance Committee to hold a hearing on their bill to make insulin affordable. The senators say seven-and-a-half million Americans rely on insulin and the price has nearly doubled between 2012 and 2016. Smith and Cramer’s Emergency Access to Insulin Act would allow states to set…

Man Jailed After Robbery Report in Moorhead

The Clay County Attorneys Office will decide on charges. 

MOORHEAD, Minn.- A Fargo man is in the Clay County Jail after a robbery in south Moorhead Monday night. Police say 21–year–old Penja Lawuya met the victim on social media and discussed selling an electronic device. He then allegedly entered the victim’s car and displayed a handgun and took the device. Lawuya faces aggravated robbery charges. Shortly before 9 p.m….

Natural Gas Line Break Contained in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – No one is hurt during a natural gas line breaks in Grand Forks. It happened at 3:30 PM Monday in the area of University Avenue and Princeton Street. The City of Grand Forks says pedestrian and vehicle traffic were controlled and a building on the 3300 block of University Avenue was evacuated. Fire crews monitored the…

Sen. Smith Creates Group To Solve Rural Issues

Sen. Tina Smith is forming a bipartisan Senate group to strengthen rural communities

WASHINGTON – Sen. Tina Smith is forming a bipartisan Senate group to strengthen rural communities. One thing she says she’s hearing from people in our area that would help is, “trade, not aid.” The Rural Economic Working Group and Republican South Dakota Sen. Mike Rounds hopes to connect people and organizations to take on challenges hitting rural areas hard. Sen….

WATCH: Lightning Strikes South Fargo Garage

FARGO, N.D. – A lightning strike may have caused a garage fire in South Fargo. It happened at 11:35 Monday morning in the 2500 block of Amber Valley Court South. Fargo Fire Department Battalion Chief Dane Carley says crews responded at 11:48 after a neighbor saw smoke in a garage near a twin home. Carley says firefighters knocked the fire…

Delectable Treats For A Good Cause at YWCA’s Chocolate Fantasy Event

  FARGO, N.D. – Many people’s sweet teeth were satisfied at YWCA’s 36th Annual Chocolate Fantasy and Chili Too event. The event a way for the community to taste tasty treats while raising money for the YWCA’s emergency shelter. Dishes include tortes, cheesecake, brownies and fudge. Raffle prizes and silent auction items include Allegiant and Bison football tickets. “This fundraiser…