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Vice President Mike Pence Visits Fargo to Talk Tax Reform, Endorse Rep. Kevin Cramer

The last time Vice President Pence came to North Dakota was last October

FARGO, N.D. — Vice President Mike Pence talked to North Dakotans about how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 will directly impact them. It’s the second time Vice President Mike Pence has come to Fargo since being elected into office. “It’s such a great opportunity to see him because we don’t get a lot of national, political figures here,”…

YouCaring Page Raises Money for Fargo Family Involved in Fatal Crash

One-year-old Maxwell and nine-year-old Camden were killed

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota Highway Patrol says Trista Curry was driving with her two sons and daughter on I–29 near Reynolds when she lost control of the SUV while trying to change lanes. The vehicle began spinning and a semi driver tried to avoid crashing but couldn’t and hit the passenger side. Both one–year–old Maxwell and nine–year–old Camden…

Red River Valley Welcomes More Than 100 New Americans

Many new citizens look forward to voting

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — The U.S. District Court of Minnesota naturalized more than 100 new citizens from 24 different countries at MSUM. Everyone at the ceremony has been waiting three years or more for this day. They all needed to apply for a green card, take a citizenship test and take the oath of allegiance at the ceremony. Immigration services…

American Diabetes Association to Celebrate “Alert” Day Tomorrow

You can find out your risk of getting type two diabetes with a 60 second test

FARGO, N.D. — Tomorrow you can find out if you’re at risk for developing type two diabetes in just 60 seconds. American Diabetes Association is offering a free, 60 second test on its website as part of its annual Alert Day. The test will ask questions such as what gender you are, what your health history is and whether you maintain…

Congregational United Church of Christ Receives ‘Overwhelming’ Turnout for Homelessness in Becker County

Rep. Collin Peterson and Senator Tina Smith were also there

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Liz Kuppola grew up in a large family that didn’t have a lot of money. “What I learned from that is that people who struggle have the same potential as anyone else just not always the same opportunity,” Kuppola said. It inspired her so much that she’s been working with people who experience homelessness for about 25 years…

West Fargo Park District Holds Annual Bouncin’ Bash

It featured more than 20 bouncy houses for kids

WEST FARGO, N.D. — It may be spring but the weather certainly doesn’t feel like it yet. Since most kids are stuck indoors until the nicer weather arrives, the West Fargo Park District tried to help them burn off some energy with its Bouncin’ Bash. They had over 20 bouncy houses including ones with an obstacle course and a wrecking ball….

Officer Involved Shooting in South Fargo Puts Suspect in Hospital

Police say 28-year-old Orlando Estrada was charging at them with a knife

  FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police responded to a domestic disturbance call around 11:30 last night. When they got there, Police say 28–year–old Orlando Estrada started charging at them with a knife. Neighbors say they had no idea what was going on at 3101 32nd Street South last night as a sea of red and blue lights filled the area. “I…

Gigi’s Playhouse Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day By Giving Back to the Community

They handed out balloons and candy to businesses that have supported them over the years

FARGO, N.D. —  Gigi’s Playhouse decided to do something a little different to celebrate world Down Syndrome Day this year. Instead of a pizza party, the organization is giving back to the community. 24–year–old Blake Johnson is just like everyone else. “I do everything my friends do,” Johnson said. Some of his favorite things to do include listening to his…

MSUM’s Kappa Sigma Fraternity Holds Pasta Feed For Veterans Honor Flight

Their goal is to raise $1,500 for the organization this year

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Some of the men from MSUM’s Kappa Sigma fraternity chapter are becoming chefs tonight. They are doing a pasta feed to raise money for the Veterans Honor Flight of North Dakota and Minnesota at the Vocational Training Center. Kappa Sigma tries to do an event each semester to raise money for the organization. Some of the brothers say…

Wings of the Kirkbride Could Become Senior Apartment Homes

The Fergus Falls building is one of the last few left in the United States

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — The Fergus Falls State Hospital was built in 1890 and was once one of more than 70 Kirkbrides across the United States. “It was a more humane like setting, instead of a prison–like setting which was common in the nineteenth century,” said Carl Schuelke, executive director at the Otter Tail County Historical Society. But it’s now…