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Fargo Diocese Joins Lawsuit Against Federal Health Care Regulations

The Fargo Diocese Says The Requirements Pose a Threat to Religious Freedom

Courtesy: Fargo DioceseThe Diocese of Fargo has joined with a number of North Dakota Catholic employers in filing a federal lawsuit against health care coverage requirements that are in conflict with the Church. Bishop John Folda says while the Church does not discriminate based on sexual orientation, it should have the rights to make faith-based coverage decisions, even for its…

North Dakota Drones Can Now Fly “Out of Sight”

North Dakota becomes the first state to operate drones that go out of sight.

North Dakota becomes the first state to operate drones that go out of sight. Senator John Hoeven says the FAA has approved the Northern Plains Test site to use aircrafts that go beyond the visibility of the operator. Senator Hoeven has been working to secure this request that widens the opportunity to test and evaluate different locations. He says this…

Protesters Break DAPL Agreement; Arrested by Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement Says Protesters Seem to Argue With One Another Over Whether or Not to be Peaceful

Five protesters have been arrested despite having an agreement with law enforcement. According to Morton County Law Enforcement, a group of protesters crossed the Cannonball River after they were ordered not to. An agreement was made earlier this month between law enforcement and tribal leaders that officers would move away from the Backwater Bridge if protesters stayed off the bridge…

Fargo Reacts to the Death of Carrie Fisher

With the newest Star Wars films still fresh in our minds, we take a look at what the late Carrie Fisher meant to those in the community

FARGO, N.D. After suffering a heart attack on Friday, Carrie Fisher has passed away at the age of 60. Star Wars fans across the galaxy are mourning the loss of their Princess Leia and the Red River Valley is no exception. Hearing the news that Carrie Fisher had passed away was hard for any die–hard Star Wars fan. Some even…

Minnesota Travelers Get Heads Up From TSA About IDs

When it comes to IDs, Homeland Security says the Land of 10,000 Lakes is missing something.

When it comes to IDs, Homeland Security says the Land of 10,000 Lakes is missing something. In a year, it could keep people from flying. “In about three or four years, everyone will have to have this compliance license if they want to get on a plane with their license,” said Democratic Senator Scott Dibble of Minnesota. If you’ve flown out…

City Helps People Identify Legitimate Taxi Services

The New Year is bringing new rules for people giving rides in Fargo

FARGO, ND The New Year is bringing new rules for people giving rides in Fargo. Transportation providers including taxis, limos and services for the impaired will now require a decal starting January 1st. The decal shows the vehicle and driver fulfills requirements set by the city. The conversation started when Taxi Companies started to complain everyday people were giving rides…

Road Conditions Prevented Quicker Power Outage Relief

The Otter Tail Power Company says about 20 communities in the Stutsman County area were without power after the holiday storm hit

JAMESTOWN, N.D. The Otter Tail Power Company says about 20 communities in the Stutsman County area were without power after the holiday storm hit. They say road conditions were the biggest problem. After the storm, road obstructions and low visibility prevented power repair workers from getting to where they needed to go. When asked about rural areas, Stephanie Hoff says…

Last Minute Holiday Rush Brings Crowds to Businesses Big and Small

Each year present procrastinators flood the isles to finish holiday shopping... this year is no exception to the rule.

FARGO, N.D. With only two days left until Christmas, you’d think most people would have their gifts all squared away. The crowds at businesses around town make it clear that’s not the case for every one. “Well you know we got most of our stuff but my son had a few last minute things we needed to get and of…

Downtown Fargo Ice Rink Opens For the Winter

FARGO, N.D.

The downtown ice rink is open for the winter season. Visitors strapped on their skates and enjoyed the freshly groomed ice for free. This year, they expanded the size of the rink and brought in a warming house and fire pit. Officials say they got calls from several people throughout the past few weeks asking when it will be open….

Tenants Leaving To Make Way For A New NDSU Student Apartment

FARGO, N.D.

A developer has been selected for an off–campus NDSU housing and retail complex. If the city approves the plans, they will begin tearing down 21 of the 22 houses on the 1600 Block of North University Drive this spring. We spoke with city officials and former tenants to find out what’s happening. Proffutt Limited Partnership is getting ready to turn the…