Author: Anthony Fridgen

North Dakota Congressional Leaders Calling For Agriculture Disaster Relief

In the latest crop progress report farmers haven't been able to harvest any of their corn or sunflower acres and only half of potato acres.

FARGO N.D. —  After rainfall, flooding and a historic early winter storms North Dakota’s Congressional Delegation is calling on the U.S Agriculture department to approve a disaster designation. If approved the state could get funding from federal emergency programs. It would offset the losses farmers and ranchers have gotten from damaged or flooded crops. In the latest crop progress report…

Governor Doug Burgum Talks Keystone Oil Spill Response Efforts

The Governor talked with TC energy CEO Russell Girling and the Department of Environmental Quality about finding out what caused the spill and solutions to fix it.

FARGO N.D — North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum calls for quick action after the Keystone pipeline dumped over 9 thousand barrels of oil near Edinburg. The Governor talked with TC energy CEO Russell Girling and the Department of Environmental Quality about finding out what caused the spill and solutions to fix it. Burgum says the state is investigating if record…

Bison Basketball Team Honors Landon Solberg At Light It Up For Landon

"His story will continue forever and he's just indescribable. You cannot describe him with how nice he was."

    FARGO N.D. — Fans and players packed into the Scheels Center lighting up the court with their Landon’s Light Gear for Landon Solberg. His kindness and good deeds extend well beyond the valley. “I was friends with Landon and he was on my 4th grade football team and we talked a lot at basketball tournament,” Landon’s Friend Braden…

Fargo City Commissioner Floats Idea of Doing Away With Airport Authority

The fate of the Authority could be decided next week in executive session

FARGO, N.D. — After a walkout because the Municipal Airport Authority voted to reject the City of Fargo’s memorandum, the city moves to decide the fate of the board. “They decided not to sign that, and so they want to do all their human resources, payroll, computer technology all those things independently,” Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn said. The Airport…

AT&T Donates To Great Plains Food Bank Basket Drive

Some of the things purchased include soap, paper towels and other household items.

FARGO, N.D. — AT&T is dialing into helping those in need for the holiday season.The phone company is donating 5 thousand dollars to help pay for supplies for  local school pantries. The money goes to a great effort by the Great Plains Food Bank. Some of the things purchased include soap, paper towels and other household items. The supplies benefit…

Kurdish Americans Protest In Downtown Fargo

"we are a very persistent people we don't give up."

FARGO, N.D. — People armed with signs, flags and their voices,packed the streets in Downtown Fargo. “Were out here protesting the fact that our people are still being slaughtered, our kids are being massacred, and nothing has changed,” Protest organizer Kawar Farok said. Protesters say without U.S. aid and protection from the recent attacks from Turkey, Kurdish fighters who fought…

West Fargo Visited By Food Network Star

Star of "Girl Meets Farm" Molly Yeh made a stop in Fargo for the winners of the "Our Family" contest.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Clanging pots and pans, freshly cooked food and a visit from a famous Food Network star with connections to the valley. Star of “Girl Meets Farm” Molly Yeh made a stop in Fargo for the winners of the “Our Family” contest. Thirty people in attendance got to meet Molly, learn some new tricks from a live…

Bison Athletics Celebrate Winter Fan Day

Fans also got to enjoy free gear and prizes from the school like a brand new TV.

FARGO, N.D. — Bison fans herded up into the Scheels Center to meet with the players and coaches from Bison Basketball and Wrestling. Fans also got to enjoy free gear and prizes from the school like a brand new TV. The whole point of the meetup is to get players and coaches involved in the community. “Get to know student–athletes…

Grand Forks County Battles Opioid Crisis With New Syringe Program

It's hoping to stop the spread of drug abuse, get rid of dirty sharps and give people the help they need.

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The county is starting its new syringe collection program, the fifth in the state, in the wake of an opioid epidemic across the nation. It’s hoping to stop the spread of drug abuse, get rid of dirty sharps and give people the help they need. “It’s an opportunity for them to talk frankly about their…

Fargo Ideas Talks About Ways To Improve the Valley

Big presentations and the sharing of ideas related to the valley given on the big stage at the Fargo Theatre.

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo is getting a little taste of Aspen. Big presentations and the sharing of ideas related to the valley given on the big stage at the Fargo Theatre. Fargo Ideas is the brain child from producers of the Aspen Ideas. It is national think tank talk involving former presidents, activists and members of the scientific community to…