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Expo Talks Upcoming Food Trends and Helps Local Restaurants

Through cooking demos and fresh samples, the expo helped local businesses dealing with food

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of vendors are helping local restaurants use the resources they have to stay up to date and better serve their customers. They packed the Fargodome with smells, sizzles and plenty of food samples for the 2017 Food Expo. It’s a chance for distributors to expand their customer base, and for food operators to stay up to…

Friday, April 21st Declared “Prince Day” Across Minnesota

Prince died April 21st of last year of an accidental painkiller overdose

  MINNESOTA — Gov. Dayton has declared Friday as “Prince Day” across Minnesota to honor the legacy of the homegrown music legend. Prince died April 21st of last year of an accidental painkiller overdose. The proclamation coincides with memorial celebrations taking place at the First Avenue night club in Minneapolis and at Paisley Park in Chanhassen. Dayton says Prince “showcased…

Grand Forks Police Investigating Body Found Near the Red River

The body was discovered by a woman walking along the bike path

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Police are investigating a body found by the Red River. Authorities responded to a call of a deceased man found along the banks of the river in Lincoln Drive Park shortly before 5:30 p.m. The body was discovered by a woman walking along the bike path. The man’s identity is being withheld until the…

Moorhead Speech Team Headed to State, Can You Help?

Students say participating on the Spuds speech team has helped them develop communication skills and long-lasting friendships

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead High Speech Team is asking you to help them continue their record-breaking year. Not only is the team the reigning 8-Double ‘A’ champs, they are sending 28 speakers to the state competition in addition to sending 13 speakers to the National Speech and Debate Tournament. A group of parent volunteers are setting up a fundraiser…

Eat at Buffalo Wild Wings, Help the Boys and Girls Club

These donations primarily support the sports and dance programs offered by the non-profit in order to help kids become more active

  FARGO, N.D. — If you eat at Buffalo Wild Wings today, you’re helping give to a non-profit. Ten percent of all sales at Fargo-Moorhead area Buffalo Wild Wings locations are going to the Boys and Girls Club of America. It’s part of their annual Community Day. These donations primarily support the sports and dance programs offered by the non-profit…

Chick-fil-A to take Over Fomer West Acres Restaurant

This space has been vacant for more than a year

FARGO, N.D. — A popular fast food chain known for southern chicken recipes is coming to North Dakota. Fargo’s city planning director says Chick-fil-A is building on the former location of TGI Fridays at West Acres Mall. This space has been vacant for more than a year. Plans for the restaurant are under review and construction can start once the…

Update: Bullet the Cat Headed to Foster Home

Two weeks ago we told you that Cat's Cradle shelter has a cat in its care that had bullet wounds in him

FARGO, N.D. — Bullet the cat is getting ready to go into a foster home. Two weeks ago we told you that Cat’s Cradle shelter has a cat in its care that had bullet wounds in him. Since then, the shelter has also taken in another cat that has BB gun wounds. The executive director says the donations for the…

Sanford Makes Historical Donation to Nonprofit Organization

It will be used to help further three programs that are expected to reach more than 500,000 students nationwide.

RED RIVER VALLEY — T. Denny Sanford has made another huge donation. The South Dakota businessman has donated $28 million to the private, nonprofit National University System. The donation is the largest in its history. It will be used to help further three programs that are expected to reach more than 500,000 students nationwide. Sanford has given away hundreds of…

ND Game and Fish Department: Many Successful Deer Hunters Last Season

Hunter success for white-tailed bucks was 72 percent and for white-tailed does 60 percent.

NORTH DAKOTA — Two-thirds of North Dakota deer hunters had success in bagging an animal last season. The state Game and Fish Department made 49,000 deer gun licenses available last year. Officials say 44,140 deer hunters took to the field, taking about 29,300 deer. Hunter success for white-tailed bucks was 72 percent and for white-tailed does 60 percent. A record…

Minnesota Woman Charged After Throwing DQ Blizzard in Officer’s Face

Law allegedly screamed at the officer before trying to run

BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn. — A Scott County, Minnesota woman faces charges after throwing her Blizzard in an officer’s face. The officer arrived to find 35-year-old Melissa Law arguing with a man at Dairy Queen in Blooming Prairie, south of the Twin Cities. Law allegedly screamed at the officer before trying to run. When he caught up to her, she threw…