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Fargo-Moorhead Hosts Eighth Annual ComiCon

more than 30 vendors showed up to the event this year

  FARGO, N.D. — Kids and adults dressed up in their best sci-fi costumes for Fargo-Moorhead’s eighth annual ComiCon. The event featured a videogame room with all kinds of older games from Pacman to newer ones like Assassin’s Creed. More than 40 artists and 30 vendors from all over the Red River Valley were there. Some even included people from places…

Rep. Kevin Cramer Says He Couldn’t Say ‘No’ to Senate Race

he says everyone was telling him he needed to run

FARGO, N.D. — Congressman Kevin Cramer announced last week he will be running for Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s seat. In January, Congressman Kevin Cramer announced he was going to seek reelection in the House. That is, until everyone including President Donald Trump told him he needed to run for the Senate. “It suddenly became much bigger than me, much bigger than North…

Cause Determined in Otter Tail Businesses Fire

It's believed the fire started while a car was being worked on next door.

OTTERTAIL, MINN. (KFGO) – Fire Wednesday night destroyed a business and damaged another in Ottertail, Minnesota. The blaze was reported around 8:30 at Periwinkle Marketplace on Highway 78. Fire departments from Ottertail, Battle Lake, Henning, and Perham battled the fire, bringing it under control several hours later. Periwinkle is a clothing, furniture, and home decor store. Ottertail Liquors next door…

West Fargo Named Safest City in North Dakota

Grand Forks came in fifth and Fargo came in seventh

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo has been named the safest city in North Dakota. City officials say it wouldn’t have been possible to receive the honor without the help of the community. Some strangers leave such a lasting impact on us that we never forget their names. For one West Fargo neighbor, it was a policeman who showed her some…

Mr. NDSU: A Twist on the Traditional Beauty Pageant

this is the 24th year Alpha Gamma Delta has done the show

  FARGO, N.D. — One NDSU sorority is putting a twist on the traditional beauty pageant. NDSU’s Alpha Gamma Delta held Mr. NDSU, a male beauty contest, to raise money for Great Plains Food Bank’s Backpack Program. Contestants competed in a talent portion, formal wear, best Bison gear and in a question and answer portion. Last year, Alpha Gamma Delta raised…

Fargo Families Taking First Step in Adoption Process

it could take some two years or more to get a child

FARGO, N.D. — Social workers at the Village Family Service Center say one of the biggest misconceptions about adoption is people think the birth parents give up their kids because they don’t love them. “Every birth mom and birth father that I’ve ever met has so much love for the birth child and they’re making this plan for them because they…

Essentia Health Offers Advice on Avoiding Back Pain While Shoveling

if you're experiencing chronic back pain, the hospital has a program to try out

FARGO, N.D. — Shoveling snow can be a literal pain in the back if you don’t do it the right way. That’s why physical therapists at Essentia Health remind people that shoveling is all about the mechanics. They advise people to lift with their legs and not with their back. They also recommend trying not to bend over so much and…

West Fargo Tank Fire Still Under Investigation, Magellan Begins Cleanup

Sunday Fire prompted "shelter in place" warning

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The diesel fuel tank fire at Magellan Pipeline Company could have burned for days had the West Fargo Fire Department not been prepared or had the resources. Luckily, they had both. Every year, the North Dakota Pipeline Association holds a pipeline training course that all West Fargo first responders attend. “That helped out quite a bit because…

Natural Grocers Helping People to Stay Healthy Rest of Winter Season

classes are held twice a week

FARGO, N.D. — For anyone that wants to avoid getting the flu this winter, Natural Grocers is offering a helping hand. They held a class to teach people how to stay healthy throughout the winter. Ways to do so include getting plenty of sleep and eating fruits and vegetables with lots of vitamin C. Experts recommend “not” drinking dairy or orange…

Thirty-Thousand Barrel, Diesel Fuel Tank Catches Fire In West Fargo

It took fire crews up to eight hours to extinguish the flames

WEST FARGO, N.D. — People in West Fargo woke up to an alert telling them to stay inside, after a diesel tank fire sent out smoke circulating in the air for miles. The shelter advisory lasted for hours as fire crews worked to put out the flames. “It’s kind of scary and kind of amazing at the same time. Amazing that…