Author: Chris Howard

Previewing The Northern Corn & Soybean Expo 2020

There will be a breakout session with Zach Johnson, the YouTuber also known as the Millennial Farmer.

FARGO, N.D. The 2020 Northern Corn and Soybean Expo is back in town for it’s third year. The expo will have insightful panels that look into global market trends, and how to prepare and plan for the new trade deals. Personnel from the USDA will also be at the show to help guide farmers through crop insurance and programs like…

Influenza, RSV of Greater Immediate Concern to Region Than Coronavirus

Officials at Sanford say there are health concerns that are a more immediate threat already active in our region.

With fears of a pandemic on the horizon due to the Wuhan Coronavirus that originated in China, Officials at Sanford say there are health concerns that are a more immediate threat already active in our region. Influenza and RSV, the respiratory syncytial virus, are two viruses that pose the highest risks to people of all ages in our region. In…

People get a taste of Scandinavia at NDSU

Hungry people of all ages lined up for a buffet of lefse, lutefisk, Rømmegrøt, and many more authentic Scandinavian dishes.

FARGO, N.D. – NDSU’s 44th Annual Scandanavian Buffet was a another big hit. Hungry people of all ages lined up for a buffet of lefse, lutefisk, rommegrot, and many more authentic Scandinavian dishes. It is put on each year by NDSU Catering. For many people, it’s a way to reconnect with their Scandinavian heritage. “I’ve been to Norway, and my…

Teen Dead, Woman Charged After Overnight Shooting in Northwood, ND

Nothing like this has ever happened in Northwood. One man who has lived here for 35 years said that the nights are quiet and peaceful.

NORTHWOOD, N.D. – At 9:30 on Sunday night, Grand Forks Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call of shots fired at a residence on the 200 block of Lander Avenue in Northwood. When they got there, they found 32 year old Samantha Wilson, and an injured 15 year old boy. “Deputies, along with the Northwood Police Department and several emergency vehicles…

Red River Valley Responds to Impeachment Trial

A petition submitted to Senator Hoeven and Senator Cramer asks the senators to uphold the integrity of the trial system, and call for witnesses and pertinent documents during the trial.

FARGO, N.D. – With the impeachment trial in full swing, people in our region are vocal about the issue. One man from Pelican Lake thinks the Senate is wasting their time. “I don’t think there should have been an impeachment vote in the first place because we have too much stuff to do in this country to waste our time…

New Ways To Vote Early in ND Democratic Presidential Primary

FARGO, N.D. – Early voting is underway in North Dakota for the Democratic Presidential Primary and the Dem-NPL has a new initiative that makes voting more accessible. Until February 25th, any eligible voter in North Dakota may request a mail-in balllot for the primary. Those ballots must be in the mail by March 5th. Voters will see 13 candidates on…

Concordia Students Talk Food Insecurity During MLK Jr. Day Celebration

According to a recent survey by Concordia, nearly 1/3rd of their students say they've experienced food insecurity within the last year

MOORHEAD, MN – “I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits.” Martin Luther King Jr. delivered that message in 1964 as he accepted his Nobel Peace Price. 56 years later, college students of all walks of…

North Dakota Cyber Attacks on the Rise

Those attacks aren't limited to just the state, as phishing attacks are also on the rise against small businesses in our region, including in rural areas.

FARGO, ND — Cyber attacks in North Dakota are on the rise according to the North Dakota Information Technology Department. Attacks have rocketed to more than 15 million per month against the state. Those attacks aren’t limited to just the state, as phishing attacks are also on the rise against small businesses in our region, including in rural areas. I-T…

Area Mayors Deliver Hopeful Outlook at State of the Cities 2020

A hopeful audience watched as each Mayor delivered the accomplishments of 2019, and where the future is headed in 2020.

FARGO, N.D. – There’s an air of excitement here at the state of the cities 2020, as the Mayors of Fargo, West Fargo, Dilworth, and Moorhead deliver the future of their cities. “Many of the answers to the problems that our cities face, whether it’s special assessments, whether it’s property taxes, whether it’s mental health issues,” said Commission President Bernie…