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“I Want Everyone to See What’s Happening with Us Here” : The Dying Children of Venezuela

The Venezuelan Government Says the Media is Sensationalizing the Health Crisis. CNN's Paula Newton has more from Venezuela

1/13 Deivis Perez, who is 14-years-old, needs dialysis to survive but people in Venezuela say the economy has turned health care into a luxury. COURTESY: CNN Show Caption Hide Caption 2/13 Deivis, before he became hospitalized, is what his mother says is the picture of good health. COURTESY: CNN Show Caption Hide Caption 3/13 Deivis’ mother, Sandra, puts salve on…

West Fargo Moving Forward with Yet Another School

Enrollment projections show the school district will need what would become their 20th school

WEST FARGO, ND — West Fargo is going to build yet another elementary school. It will be the district’s 15th elementary school and 20th overall. The so-called “city on the grow” continues to do just that. “We continue to experience relentless growth, particularly on the south side,” said superintendent Dr. David Flowers. With 19 schools either open or in the…

Protesters Take a Stand in Front of ND Senators’ Offices

They're asking the politicians to help stop Iraqi government forces from fighting the Kurdistan territory

FARGO, ND — Kurdish-Americans in Fargo are protesting in front of Senator Hoeven and Heitkamp’s offices this afternoon. They’re asking the politicians to help stop Iraqi government forces from fighting the Kurdistan territory. About a year ago, the two sides fought together against ISIS. After Iraqi-Kurdistan voted in an independence referendum earlier in the fall, Iraq sent troops to “impose…

Potato Brothers Serving Up Fresh Tots for the United Way

The Potato Brothers gave a chunk of their profits to the Untied Way during lunchtime near The Depot's newest train mural

FARGO, ND — A food truck parked by The Depot in downtown Fargo spent the day helping people in need here in the valley. The Potato Brothers gave a chunk of their profits to the Untied Way during lunchtime near The Depot’s newest train mural. Park District officials sold raffle tickets to help the cause while also entering lunch goers…

Police: 16-Year-Old Using Snapchat at Time of Fatal Crash

A criminal complaint says the girl told investigators she only glanced at her phone for a second before her vehicle hit the man

  GAYLORD, Minn. — Investigators in Gaylord, Minnesota say the social media app Snapchat may have played a role in a fatal vehicle crash. They believe the 16-year-old female driver was using Snapchat just before 56-year-old Phillip Andrew Ilg of New Prague was struck and killed last June. A criminal complaint says the girl told investigators she only glanced at…

University of Jamestown Appealing $200,000 Fine for Improper Paperwork

University officials say these violations are "procedural or clerical in nature."

  JAMESTOWN, ND — The University of Jamestown is appealing a more than $200,000 fine for not filing a proper security report. The Clery Act requires any place of higher education which receives federal funding to give annual security reports. It must have information on campus crime and explain how they improve campus safety. University officials say these violations are…

Former City Worker Claims Self Defense Towards Boss, Wants Job Back

Cockfield insists he acted in defense to an angry supervisor

  FARGO, ND — Commissioners in Fargo will decide if a fired city worker can get his job back after allegedly assaulting his boss. Reports say Aaron Cockfield was terminated from his job at a Fargo solid waste facility on August 22nd. Officials say Cockfield was clearly the aggressor during a fight with his boss in the break room. Cockfield…

Lego Sidewalk: The Mystery of Downtown Fargo’s Vigilante Repair

After a morning photo shoot from several pedestrians, city engineers got rid of the Lego brick

FARGO, ND — A person who some call a productive vandal glued a brick made of Legos onto a Fargo sidewalk. Posts of the act went viral online. But it was soon after when city officials removed the colorful brick from the downtown crosswalk. At the corner of Roberts Street and First Avenue North, a vigilante builder filled a hole…

Details of Lawsuit Released in Deadly Minnehaha Academy Explosion

An attorney representing Ruth Berg's family thinks the gas company is to blame. KMSP Reporter Paul Blume reports from Mendota Heights.

MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn — The family of the woman who died in the explosion at Minnehaha Academy is taking action against the gas company. They claim the company didn’t do enough and were only out to save themselves. “This is like the most obvious & classic errors that could possibly be conceived,” said attorney Fred Pritzker who represents the family…

Lisbon Honored for Having North Dakota’s “Best Drinking Water”

Water samples from 10 different North Dakota cities were put to the taste test

FARGO, ND — A North Dakota town was recognized for having the state’s most delicious tap water. Lisbon beat out nine other competing cities at the Holiday Inn for the 89th annual Water and Pollution Control Conference. Representatives from each city brought in water samples to a panel of judges for a blind taste test. Public Works employees from Lisbon…