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Burglary at Fargo Islamic Center

The break-in was discovered Wednesday and it appears the burglary took place earlier

  FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police are investigating a burglary at the Islamic Center. Money was from taken from the center at 601 28th Street South. The break-in was discovered Wednesday and it appears the burglary took place earlier. Fargo Deputy Chief Joe Anderson says it appears the thief was alone. He says surveillance video isn’t clear enough to identify…

Rep. Cramer Under Fire for Calling White-Dressed Lawmakers “Silly” and Like a “Disease”

Rep. Cramer said the "bunch of women" should "get over it"

WASHINGTON D.C. — Rep. Kevin Cramer is drawing criticism after he commented on a group of female lawmakers and their choice to wear white in honor of Women’s History Month during President Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress. The group represented the House Democratic Women’s Working Group and said they were wearing white in memory of the suffrage…

ND Lawmakers Battle Over State-Owned Casino Proposal

Some lawmakers opposed to the proposal say it risks angering American Indian tribes in the state

  BISMARCK, N.D. — Some North Dakota lawmakers say a proposal to allow state-owned casinos is retaliatory. They say the proposal by House majority leader Rep. Al Carlson of Fargo risks angering American Indian tribes even more when relations have already been rubbed raw by the Dakota Access pipeline dispute. Carlson says his idea is not “anti-American Indian.” He says…

Subpoena Withdrawn in Wilansky DAPL Case

His attorney says the subpoena was withdrawn Monday, two days before Martinez was to testify

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — Prosecutors have withdrawn a subpoena for a man ordered to testify about a violent late-November clash between police and Dakota Access pipeline protesters. Steve Martinez, 42, a protester from Williston, had been ordered to testify about the arm injury suffered by 21-year-old Sophia Wilansky, a protester from New York. He was ordered to testify in…

Gov. Dayton Recovering After Surgery for Prostate Cancer

A spokesman says Dayton's surgery went as planned and concluded around 11:30 this morning

  ROCHESTER, Minn. — Minnesota Gov. Dayton has gone under the knife to treat his prostate cancer. The Democrat had surgery this morning at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. A spokesman says Dayton’s surgery went as planned and concluded around 11:30 this morning. Dayton expects to spend the night in the hospital but will return to his normal work schedule next…

The Red River Valley’s Sweet Spot: Moorhead DQ Open for Business

The famous restaurant is open for its 68th consecutive year at the corner of Eighth Street and Main Avenue

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The community celebrated the opening of the Moorhead Dairy Queen for the season. Customers braved a chilly day for their first chance at savoring their favorite treats at the iconic restaurant. The first day at the Moorhead Dairy Queen is an annual rite of passage for many in the community. For those who work there, opening day…

North Dakota Lawmakers’ Reaction to President Trump’s Address to Congress

President Trump wrapped up his first speech in front of a joint session of congress and fellow Republican lawmakers from North Dakota say they are inspired by his speech. Kelly Wang reports from Washington

WASHINGTON D.C. — President Trump wrapped up his first speech in front of a joint session of congress. He outlined his plans on immigration, health care and the budget. Fellow Republican lawmakers from North Dakota say they are inspired by his speech. “It was so great to have a president who didn’t apologize for American exceptionalism,” said Rep. Kevin Cramer….

South Korean Piano Trio Stops by Davies High School

The Ahn Trio performed a number of songs for a Davies High School music class

FARGO, N.D. — A well-known piano trio from South Korea met with a group of high schoolers in south Fargo. The Ahn Trio performed a number of songs for a Davies High School music class, including their rendition of Purple Rain. In between songs, Lucia, Maria and Angela Ahn answered questions about their start and the music industry. They also…

Moorhead Man Charged in Bar Altercation in Dent

Authorities arrested 23-year-old Cody Ridley after he was thrown out of the Dugout Bar in Dent last weekend

  DENT, Minn. — A Moorhead man is facing a charge of making terroristic threats after an incident at a bar. Authorities arrested 23-year-old Cody Ridley after he was thrown out of the Dugout Bar in Dent last weekend. They say Ridley told a woman at the bar that he could “mess up” her husband for $200 and said he…

Fargo Man Identified in Fatal Work Accident

Authorities say Martinson was directing a truck as it backed out of a garage

  FARGO, N.D. — Authorities release the name of the worker killed in an accident at a south Fargo business on Tuesday. Nathan Martinson, 41, of Fargo, was pinned between two trucks at Custom Truck and Auto Shine in the 3400 block of 4th Avenue South Tuesday morning. Authorities say Martinson was directing a truck as it backed out of…