Author: Raya Quttaineh

Icy roads make for dangerous driving conditions

As temperatures drop, snow and slush from earlier in the day is turning into ice

NORTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA – Winter may not officially begin for another couple of months, but icy weather is already here. ” just changing the mindset to what we have to look forward to the rest of the year,” says Fargo Public Works Supervisor Lee Anderson. That change in mindset should also mean a change in driving habits. With ice…

Stakeholders discuss moving the aviation industry forward

Aviation continues to be one of the hardest-hit industries by COVID-19

FARGO, N.D. — With no end in sight to the pandemic and the fear of flying still on people’s minds, airlines and airports are continuing to struggle financially. But in Fargo, passenger volume has been on the rise quicker than in the rest of the country. “We’re heading in the right direction,” says Hector International Airport Executive Director Shawn Dobberstein….

42nd Annual Spud Valley Hobby Show goes on

The show took place at the Delta Hotels by Marriott in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — The Spud Valley Model Railroad Club puts on its 42nd annual Hobby Show in Fargo despite rising coronavirus cases in the metro. The show featured model train sets, real and model railroad items, as well as vintage and collectible die-cast and farming items. Event organizers say they were worried following Gov. Doug Burgum’s announcement to move Cass…

Otter Tail County Jail inmate found dead

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — Otter Tail County corrections staff say they found an unresponsive man in his cell while performing well-being checks Friday night. Medical efforts were unsuccessful and the man was pronounced dead. The Fergus Falls Police Department is investigating the incident. The inmate was housed in a single occupancy cell. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News Tags: dead,…

Suspect in Moorhead drive-by shooting arrested

20-year-old Tyminderious Hays faces Felony 1st Degree Assault and Drive-by Shooting charges

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The suspect in a drive-by shooting in Moorhead has been arrested. 20-year-old Tyminderious Hays was taken into custody Saturday morning after a search warrant at 4021 19th Avenue South in Fargo led to his arrest. The Red River SWAT team executed the search at the request of the Moorhead Police Department. The shooting took place Friday evening…

Gov. Burgum, NDDOH submit COVID-19 vaccination plan to CDC

It is still unknown who will be prioritized for the vaccine or when it will be available

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum along with the North Dakota Department of Health have submitted the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan to the CDC. The plan outlines how a future COVID-19 vaccine will be prioritized, equitably allocated, distributed and administered in North Dakota. Key areas addressed in the plan include enrollment of health care providers to administer vaccines, storage and…

ACLU of North Dakota launches voting rights campaign

Nearly half of eligible Americans don't vote in presidential elections, according to the PEW Research Center

FARGO, N.D. — The message behind the ACLU of North Dakota’s newest campaign isn’t about who you’re voting for. It’s simply about getting you to vote. According to the Secretary of State’s website, only 61% of eligible voters in North Dakota cast their vote in the 2016 general election. “In a world where truth is harder and harder to come…