Jessie Cohen

Lab Fire at NDSU Closes Science Building for the Weekend

On Saturday night, Fargo firefighters put out a fire in a science lab where several chemicals were found

  FARGO, ND — A lab fire on the NDSU campus has closed Dunbar Hall for the rest of the weekend. On Saturday night, Fargo firefighters put out a fire in a science lab where several chemicals were found. The department’s hazardous materials team verified the chemicals found were not hazardous. There was significant fire damage in the lab and…

Supporters of Greywind Family Gather at Hearing for Suspect in Case

Hoehn's attorney asked the judge to set a trial date at the beginning of March, although no specific date has been set

FARGO, ND — William Hoehn, the man accused of kidnapping and murdering 22–year–old Savanna Greywind, appeared in court today. Hoehn’s attorney asked the judge to set a trial date at the beginning of March, although no specific date has been set. It was a quick appearance in court, but that didn’t stop supporters from filling the court room and rallying…

Fargo City Commission Approves Downtown Master Plan

Fargo's Downtown Infocus blueprint has been designed to provide recommendations for the next 100 years

FARGO, ND — The Fargo City Commission has approved the downtown master plan, which means change is in store. “Downtown is great already and so this is really just about taking it to that next level,” said Nicole Crutchfield, a planning administrator with the City of Fargo. Fargo’s Downtown Infocus blueprint has been designed to provide recommendations for the next…

Bernie’s Wines and Liquors Discounting Spirits for Holiday Spirit

Both locations of Bernie's in Fargo and West Fargo are accepting donations

FARGO, ND — A local business is looking to lend a helping hand this holiday season. Bernie’s Wines and Liquors is asking customers to bring in nonperishable food items in exchange for 10% off your purchase. They have partnered up with Great Plains Food Bank and are accepting donations until December 20th. The manager says it’s important to give back…

First Blast of Winter 2017 Hits the Region Hard

As the hours tick by, Fargo Public Works has been keeping a close eye on the conditions

FARGO, ND — The first blizzard of the season has affected everyone from students and local drivers to professional truckers. “It was just crazy the rest of the day,” said West Fargo senior, Matthew Jahnke. “Once the announcement came out, kids were just, like bouncing off the walls.” It also prevented people from finishing their journeys on the road. “Running…

The “Cullen Hockey Center” Will Soon Replace the Moorhead Youth Hockey Arena

The city council approved the first two phases of renovation which will cost around $8 million.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead Youth Hockey Arena is planning to make some changes and re–name the renovated facility the “Cullen Hockey Center. The city council approved the first two phases of renovation which will cost around $8 million. The city plans to issue taxpayer–backed bonds in order to pay for phase one of the project, which will include the…

After 30 Years of Wondering, These Two Sisters Finally Got to Meet

When she was just a toddler, Rhonda was adopted and separated from her birth parents and family

FARGO, ND — The holiday season is all about spending time with the ones you love. But what if your loved one was hundreds of miles away and you’ve only ever heard their voice through the phone? One woman from West Fargo wanted to change that and after years of struggle, finally met her sister. “My whole life has changed,”…

9th Grade Students are Getting Some Hands-on Career Experience

The expo is geared at teaching students about professions they can pursue without going to a four year college

FARGO, ND — Ninth graders from around the region are getting exposed to a variety of job opportunities. For the last 15 years, the Health, Tech and Trades Career Expo has brought in thousands of students to explore the healthcare, construction, concrete, aviation and machinery industries. The students get a hands–on experience with experts. The expo is geared at teaching…

Inspired by Miss Minnesota Contestant with Down Syndrome

Mikayla Holmgren made history in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant

FARGO, ND — Mikayla Holmgren made history as the first woman with Down syndrome to compete in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant. One West Fargo family not only has a connection to the pageant world, but what it’s like to have a daughter with Down syndrome. “When I saw her on stage looking so poised and so radiant and so…