ND Winter Show in Valley City Still Popular Despite Struggling Economy

How the Agriculturial Economy is Effecting the State Revenue and the North Dakota Winter Show

VALLEY CITY, N.D. — The North Dakota¬†Winter Show¬†in Valley City promotes agricultural business and hope to expand the agricultural culture. Now even though this show is still a popular event, the agricultural economy has been on the downfall for the past couple of years. The state revenue estimates are due today and North Dakota lawmakers are bracing themselves for bad…

Watch LIVE! Minnesota DNR EagleCam

DNR officials say there could be three chicks by the weekend

  MINNESOTA — The chick has arrived! The Minnesota DNR’s EagleCam showed that the first chick of 2017 came into the world this morning. Biologists were concerned that the first egg might not hatch, as it was left in the cold for quite some time immediately after hatching. A second egg has a pip, a scientific term for the hole…

ND Lawmakers Looking to Make Drastic Budget Cuts

The shortfall is blamed on the slumping oil and agriculture economies

  BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota legislators have some tough cuts ahead. Newly updated forecasts show a $46.3 million drop in previously expected tax collections. The current two-year budget period ends on June 30. The state treasury is also forecast to take a $103 million hit for the next two-year budget. The shortfall is blamed on the slumping oil and…

More Snow on the Way for Western, Central North Dakota

Winds gusting to 60 miles per hour pushed the heavy snow into huge snowbanks in some locations

ND Plow Stuck in Snow North Dakota Highway PatrolHeavy snow and wind in western and central North Dakota forced this plow to stop working the roads. North Dakota Highway PatrolHeavy snow and wind in western and central North Dakota forced this plow to stop working the roads. Show Caption Hide Caption March 6-7 Blizzard North Dakota Highway PatrolPlows try to…

Minnesota Anglers Encouraged to Remove Ice Houses

Due to rapidly deteriorating ice conditions, anglers are being encouraged to remove their shelters now and not wait for the deadlines

  MINNESOTA — It might be a good idea to get those ice houses off of the ice a little early. In northern Minnesota, dark houses, fish houses and portable shelters must be off the ice of inland lakes no later than midnight on Monday, March 20. For Minnesota-Canada border waters, the deadline for removal is March 31. But due…

Pet Connection: Meet Peyton

A purebred Boxer who's a lover, not a fighter.

Peyton is a ten month-old boxer who, like most dogs that age, appears at first glance to be a full-grown dog. But dogs this age still have some filling out to do, and emotionally and psychologically are pretty much puppies. That means they need consistent work from owners keeping them up to scratch on their training, and lots of exercise,…

British Parliament Debates Banning Mandatory Workplace High Heels for Women

Women were told female workers had to regularly re-apply their makeup, have no visible colored roots when it came to their hair, wear non-opaque tights and always wear shoes with a heel between two inches and four inches only

  LONDON — When Nicola Thorp was sent home for wearing flat shoes to her job as a receptionist in London’s financial district, she realized it was her fingers that needed to do the walking. Thorp started an online campaign to put an end to what she called an “outdated” and “sexist” dress code for women in the corporate world….

DAPL Protesters, Supporters Set Up Camp in Washington D.C.

Members of the camp say they are doing it to show solidarity with Standing Rock and to protest the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. Our Washington Correspondent Karys Belger reports

WASHINGTON D.C. — Dakota Access pipeline protests have now formed in Washington. People from all across the country are joining together to stand in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. On the National Mall, Native Americans are pouring in to protest the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. “We’re here to march in D.C. to remind the current administration…

Teaching Leadership to Native American Youth in Fargo

In the midst of a language crisis and troubles at home, a speaker teaches leadership to Native American youth

FARGO, N.D. — A language crisis and struggles at home are problems faced by local Native American youth. It’s why one speaker is teaching Native American kids in Fargo about their heritage and about leadership. Ricky White, a school superintendent in White Earth, said these middle school students are at an important transition. “It’s really that turning point in their…

Downtown Fargo Master Plan Update

The City of Fargo Downtown InFocus Consultant Team Held a Meeting Discussing Their Status on the Master Plan

FARGO, N.D. — Housing affordability was one of the main topics talked about at the Downtown Fargo master plan meeting. The InFocus consultant team hosted a public forum meeting to update community members about the downtown master plan process. The consultants found that one of the main concerns was the demand for family housing units, senior housing and affordable housing…