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Gluten Free Diets Help with Healthy Lifestyle Choices

It's National Gluten Free Day and those in the community express how gluten free diets have impacted their lives

It’s National Gluten Free Day. If you haven’t already, it may be time to hop on the gluten free diet train. Nutritionists¬†says gluten free foods are easier on the digestive system while still including nutrients to help our bodies function. While some are voluntarily choosing to switch to a gluten free diet because of its proven link to weight loss,…

Kids at Ben Franklin Middle School Learn Retail

Partnering with the Kilbourne Group, kids imagine a shop for Roberts Common in Fargo

Students at Ben Franklin Middle School got a crash course in retail over the past few months. The students presented their plans for unique retail stores that could be built in Roberts Commons in Fargo. They worked over the past few months along with the Kilbourne Group to come up with the ideas for the stores. They identified target audiences,…

Paralyzed Man Reaches $3 Million Settlement with Trampoline Park

AirMaxx Trampoline Park to pay $3 million to a man paralyzed after jumping into foam pit.

Attorneys say a St. Cloud trampoline park will pay $3 million to a Brainerd man after reaching a settlement. Anthony Seitz became paralyzed in August of 2015 after jumping into a foam pit at the AirMaxx Trampoline Park. Reports say Seitz signed a waiver before playing there with his 11-year-old son, but his lawsuit claims AirMaxx was negligent. An attorney…

Candy Company Recalling Products in Minnesota

Minnesota is one of eight states where a candy maker is recalling some of its products. The Hy-Vee food store chain is recalling some products made by Palmer Candy Company from 242 stores across eight states. The company found a milk powder ingredient used in chocolate coating which may be contaminated with salmonella. These candies are found in a clear…

West Fargo Police Chief Placed on Leave

After a closed door meeting between the mayor and commissioners, Reitan was placed on leave

West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan has been put on administrative leave. At this time, city officials and Reitan have yet to comment on why he is on leave. Mayor Rich Mattern and city commissioners had a closed-door meeting late this afternoon but did not vote on the matter. Reitan joined the department in 1987. He became police chief in…

MIDCO Customers Experience Outages

According to the company website, those outages are being addressed.

Customers of MIDCO are experiencing outages at this hour. According to the company website, those outages are being addressed. On their homepage, the company states: We believe we have isolated the cause of an outage this morning and resolution is underway. Services should be improving minute by minute. Also Midco internet service is intermittent. We will post updates here and…

Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead & Dilworth Deliver State of the Cities

Mayors of Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead, and Dilworth Come Together to Address the State of the Cities

The four metro area mayors come together at the State of the Cities to talk about the previous year and what they are looking to do in the future. Dilworth Mayor Chad Olson would like to see more recognition for his city. “I’m here…hat in hand…asking humbly to consider the city of Dilworth to be acknowledged in name to the…

Sanford Looking to Hire (More Than) a Few Good Nurses

Sanford Health Held A Nursing Hiring Event To Fill Nearly 100 Open Positions

Cold winds and blowing snow didn’t stop prospective employees from attending Sanford’s nursing hiring fair today. The new facility is set to open in six months. Before they open the doors, they’ll need people to provide patient care. “Today we’re having a hiring fair for nursing and nursing assistants, so people can come over to the new medical center,” said…

iPhone 8 Design and Verizon’s Threats of Disconnection for Unlimited Plans Cause Social Media Frenzy

Is the iPhone 8 going to be made of glass? Who is Verizon Threatening to disconnect?

Two top Facebook trending items today were all about the iPhone 8 and if you still have an unlimited plan with Verizon, they¬†are cutting you off. Both news stories are true…in a way. Before you become upset over Verizon, it’s important to check your facts. Verizon Threatens Disconnection of Unlimited Data Users Yes, we’ve all heard this from Verizon before….

MN Lawmakers Working to Approve Longer Bar Operating Hours for 2018 Super Bowl

The bipartisan group of lawmakers say they want bars and liquor establishments to stay open until 4:00 am Super Bowl weekend

Fans attending next year’s Super Bowl in Minneapolis could squeeze in a few extra hours of partying. A bipartisan group of lawmakers have introduced a bill that would allow bars to stay open until 4 a.m. on Super Bowl weekend. Minnesota law currently requires bars to shut down by 2 a.m. Local governments would have to approve the extra hours…