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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to Return to Fargo Theatre

A presale begins Thursday on the Jade Presents app

FARGO, ND — A band known for mixing elements of country, bluegrass, folk, mountain music and rock & roll is coming back to Fargo. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is bringing their five decades of hits to the Fargo Theatre on October 22. The last time the band was in Fargo was during Ribfest in 2013. A presale begins Thursday on…

Minnesota Lawmakers Hammer Out Budget Details in Special Session

Both the House and Senate are due in floor sessions at 3 p.m. Wednesday, giving them time to finalize details beforehand

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota lawmakers are back at the Capitol to wrap up work on the budget after a tense finish to the regular legislative session. Legislative leaders and Gov. Dayton struck a deal as time ran down toward a required midnight adjournment Monday. It included coming back in an immediate special session needed to plow through the…

LIVE: Exhibit Remembering 9/11 Coming To RRVF

Exhibit Started By Family Of Fallen FDNY Firefighter

  Katy Stenerson with the Red River Valley Fair joins Adam to talk about the 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit, which is coming to this year’s Red River Valley Fair. The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation organizes the exhibit. Siller was a New York City firefighter who literally abandoned his car in traffic to reach the World Trade Center…

Discovery Middle School Puckers Up for Piglets to Support Classmate

Discovery Middle School students and teachers were kissing pigs all to help one student in need

FARGO, ND — Students and faculty from Discovery Middle School puckered up for a few sloppy kisses with a pig. When tragedy strikes, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and feel alone. “I’ve got three sons and the first thing I thought of was what would happen if that were one of my sons,” said Tammy Linn, who is an English…

Jury Selected in Fargo Murder Trial; Friends and Family of Victims Prepare

One of the victim's roomates hopes the trial can bring closure to the family

FARGO, ND –After multiple delays, Ashley Hunter’s trial is set to begin. He is accused of killing two men in Fargo in 2015. For friends and family, it hasn’t been easy. “People say it was like it was yesterday,” said Dan Aubol, a close friend of Samuel Traut. “Your brain just takes snapshots of everything.” After nearly two years and…

New Summer Attractions for Detroit Lakes

As Lake Season Approaches, Detroit Lakes' Chamber Tells Us What You Can Look Forward to This Summer

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Memorial Day weekend is only a few days away, which means lake season is upon us. Detroit Lakes’ Chamber President said there is a lot to look forward to this summer. She said the unofficial kick-off to summer in DL is the Street Faire, which takes place the weekend after Memorial Day. Other popular events include…

Seven Clans Casino Responds to Viral Bedbug Facebook Video

Hotel staff shut down the room and quarantined it for treatment

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Management at Seven Clans Casino in Thief River Falls is responding to the discovery of bed bugs in one of their hotel rooms. “There’s nothing like lying in bed and having bed bugs crawling around you,” said Blake Fitzgerald, who shot the video while in the room. “You know, I’ve stayed in hundreds and hundreds…

What You Need to Know as Tick Season Approaches

Ticks carrying Lyme disease can be more dangerous than you think

FARGO, ND — As the weather gets warmer, keep a watchful eye out for ticks. The tiny mites can carry Lyme disease. The CDC reports that 300,000 people get Lyme disease each year. It’s something that starts out as a bullseye-like rash and can end up infecting your tissues, joints, organs, brain and heart. Lyme Disease Support Group members say…

Moorhead Mayor Williams Hopeful For Bonding Bill

Officials are concerned about emergency crews coming from Fargo getting delayed when a train is crossing

MOORHEAD, Minn.– Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams said she is waiting anxiously as the Minnesota Legislature wraps up its work. The bonding bill includes a $42 million railroad underpass project south of Moorhead High School. Officials are concerned about emergency crews coming from Fargo getting delayed when a train is crossing. Council members also say that this project is crucial…

No Budget Deal Yet: Minnesota Lawmakers Have Until Midnight

Both sides are trying to avoid the first government shut down since 2011

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota legislative session ends at midnight and there is still no agreement on the budget. Both sides have agreed to make changes to original proposals, but divisions remain on what areas to focus on within the nearly $46 billion budget bill. Republicans favor returning much of a $1.6 billion surplus in the form of…