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United Way Emerging Leaders Hear from Wealthiest Man in North Dakota

Gary Tharaldson has a net worth of $900 million according to Forbes

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of young professionals attended the United Way Emerging Leaders kickoff event. They got to hear from the wealthiest man in North Dakota, Gary Tharaldson, who shared his knowledge on people–driven leadership. Tharaldson, a hotel magnate, has a net worth of $900 million according to Forbes. “This event was open to the public because we wanted to give…

Diocese of Fargo, Valley Bus Work Together after Bus Driver Charged with DUI

Bruce Tweed has a DWI conviction in Clay County back in 2002

FARGO, N.D. — A West Fargo man is charged with a DUI after allegedly driving students to Shanley High School while intoxicated. Around 3:30 p.m. Monday, a driver noticed a bus full of children swerving up and down 52nd Avenue South. “The police responded and followed the bus into the Shanley parking lot. It was at that point after the students…

Becker County Reveals New Jail

Construction for the New Facility began in August 2017

With an increase in population size and a need to better serve both inmates and correctional officers, a new jail for Becker County has been in the works since August of 2017. In December, the new and improved Facility was finally complete. “We needed a new jail because we were boarding out 30 to 40 inmates daily and at the…

“Twins of Evil” Are Making Stops In The Region Including Fargodome

Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson's Latest Tour

FARGO, ND — Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson are bringing their “Twins of Evil: Hell Never Dies Tour 2019” to Fargodome on Friday, August 9. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday. Zombie’s new album is due out later this year while Manson’s working on the follow-up to his 2017 release “Heaven Upside Down”. If you can’t make…

Austad’s Golf Prepares for 2019 Great Plains Golf Expo

You can learn about local courses, shop equipment, and get a free spring tune-up

FARGO– There might be snow on the ground but it’s never too early to start thinking about hitting the golf courses in just a few short months. Austad’s Golf, Sanford Power Golf Academy, and Dakota Magic are teaming up to bring Fargo its first Great Plains Golf Expo. You can learn about local courses, shop equipment from brands like Titleist,…

All About UAS: Emerging Prairie Holds First Drone Focus Monthly Meeting of the Year

The speaker for this meeting was Tom Kenville

FARGO, N.D. — Drones have been helping farmers gather data for years and a local organization is dedicated to keeping it that way. Emerging Prairie, an entrepreneurial group, had their first Drone Focus meeting of the year. It’s designed to teach average drone users more about the industry and how professionals use unmanned drones to collect data. The speaker for this…

Fargo Police Gives Tips on How to Avoid Road Rage Confrontations

A video of an incident Saturday has garnered more than 100,000 views on Facebook

FARGO, N.D. — A report concerning a Fargo road rage incident that went viral has been forwarded to the Cass County State’s Attorney’s Office. Fargo Police say it wasn’t random and the two people involved actually knew each other before the incident occurred on the corner of 13th Avenue South and 45th Street around 4 o’clock Saturday afternoon. No arrests have…

Gas Prices Start Rising In The FM Metro Following Hike In Oil Prices

AAA says the average for a gallon of gas in the FM metro is $2.11

FARGO, ND — You’ve probably noticed that gas prices are starting to rise in the metro. AAA says the average for a gallon of gas in the FM metro is $2.11. The statewide average is $2.20. The hikes follow a jump in oil and wholesale gasoline prices. Crude oil began the week trading at its highest price point of the year…

Former Candidate for Governor Is Slightly Hurt After Crashing Into Moose

Rep. Marvin Nelson of Rolla had just picked up his granddaughters in Jamestown

Photo: Nelson/Dryer FamilyROLLA, ND — Rep. Marvin Nelson of Rolla is back at work just days after hitting and killing a moose. The former Democratic candidate for governor had just picked up his granddaughters in Jamestown and was heading home on Highway 281 Friday night. He spotted a moose in a ditch near Rocklake but a moment later a second moose…