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Minnesota Struggling with Largest Outbreak of Tuberculosis in the Nation

Department of Health officials say the strain is drug-resistant, which is not only making it harder to fight, it's much more expensive. KMSP Fox 9's Iris Perez reports from Ramsey County

RAMSEY COUNTY, Minn. — It’s the largest outbreak of tuberculosis in the nation and it’s happening in Minnesota. Department of Health officials say the strain is drug-resistant, which is not only making it harder to fight, it’s much more expensive. “We’ve put a lot of resources into responding to this situation,” said Kris Ehresmann, who is the Director of Infectious…

Moorhead School District Votes for School Board Candidates

The person elected will serve just one year on the board

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you live in Moorhead, it’s time to cast your ballot and vote. The Moorhead School District is holding a special election for an open seat on the school board. Thirteen candidates are vying for the position. The person elected will serve just one year on the board. The seat was vacated by Laurie Johnson in late…

Popular HBO Show Host Takes on Fargo’s City Commission

A city of about 120,000 was thrust into the national spotlight on HBO

FARGO, ND — A popular HBO show host decided to poke fun at Fargo last night. In an episode about economic development, John Oliver used Fargo as an example, but he wasn’t exactly flattering. A city of about 120,000 was thrust into the national spotlight on HBO. “Take a look at Fargo, North Dakota,” Oliver said in the segment.  As…

Golden Drive Homeless Kids Launches Holiday Donation Event

They're also accepting non-perishable food items, home supplies and other everyday items

FARGO, ND — Local businesses are teaming up with Golden Drive Homeless Kids to help give presents to kids in need in the valley. Places like Culver’s, Bell State Bank and KVRR are putting out donation boxes to encourage people to donate toys. They’re also accepting non-perishable food items, home supplies and other everyday items. Sue Baron, the leader of…

Concordia College Works to End the Mental Health Stigma

Intramural volleyball players began a week of events for Mental Health Awareness Week

MOORHEAD, Minn — Students at Concordia College are serving up a week of ways to end the stigma of mental health. Their intramural volleyball teams kicked off the schools series of events for Mental Health Awareness Week. Leaders of the initiative said this and tomorrow’s yoga classes are ways to discuss how mental and physical health intertwine. They said they’re…

Week of Events Celebrating Native American Culture

Library staff felt the first culture in America more than deserved this attention

FARGO, ND — An entire weeklong celebration of Native-American culture is underway at the Fargo Public Library. People eager to learn stopped by the community room to make art and hear Bob Shimok talk about the White Earth land recovery project. The library will have movie screenings about wild rice harvesting in Minnesota and about Native-American Vietnam veterans on Tuesday…

Petitioners On Track to Adding Blue Law Repeal to the 2018 Ballot

Many shoppers signed the petition while waiting for Walmart to open on Sunday morning

FARGO, ND — Petitioners are making progress in allowing voters to decide if North Dakota will keep Blue Laws in the 2018 election. The state laws do not allow businesses to open before noon on Sundays. At 11:30 Sunday morning, cars drove by the dark entrance of Walmart on 13th Avenue South in Fargo to run weekend errands. But like…

THE BUZZ: Mystery Animal “Terrorizing” Family: What Should They Do?

The breaking point for Latoria was when the animal jumped on her car when she pulled into her driveway. Fox 32 Reporter, Rafer Weigel reports from Chicago

CHICAGO — Recently, we’ve had reports about a coyote running wild in a south Fargo neighborhood and for the most part, people have been keeping a pretty cool head, but that’s not the case for a neighborhood in Chicago. In fact, people there say they are being “terrorized.” It’s hard to tell from the cell phone video, but there’s an…

Man Facing Charges After Punching Police Horse in Minneapolis

It's not the sort of crime anyone really expects. KMSP Reporter Jack Highberger has more from Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — A 22-year-old man is facing charges of assault after police say he attacked one of their own over the weekend. “For someone to actually come up and strike one of our horses is fairly rare,” said Officer Corey Schmidt, who is with the Minneapolis Police Department. It’s not the sort of crime anyone really expects, but in downtown…

Traffic Stop on I-94 in Fargo Nets $115,000 of Marijuana

Police say it happened on Wednesday when they made a traffic stop eastbound on I-94 in Fargo

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Jakeb Ward Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Christopher Bieniek Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, ND — A traffic violation turned into a drug arrest after police found 70 pounds of marijuana. Police say it happened on Wednesday when they made a traffic stop eastbound on I-94 in Fargo. A search of the vehicle led…