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Black Lives Matter meets with city leaders and police

The group would not reveal details about what was discussed, but says the meeting was positive and change is coming.

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo city leaders, police and members of Black Lives Matter took another step towards trying to improve relations. Members of all three parties met for nearly two hours at the mayor’s office for a meeting that was set up by Mayor Tim Mahoney. While no details were given of the specifics of what was discussed in the…

Fargo named best city to start a career in the U.S.

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo has been named the number one city in the United States to begin a career. Zippia, an occupational resource website, analyzed more than 200 cities and determined the rankings. Cities were ranked based on their median income, average rent price and typical unemployment rates. Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney said, “By working to continually improve our…

Tesla Supercharger Stations come online in North Dakota

For the past couple of years traveling in a Tesla across North Dakota and even to Minneapolis, has been a process requiring careful planning and precise timing using whatever charging port was available, and sometimes other peoples homes.

FARGO, N.D. – Nearly three years ago, Elon Musk tweeted “You can now drive anywhere in the US using the Tesla supercharger network.” But he forgot about one state: North Dakota. “I joined Twitter on that tweet to tell him that we still exist,” said Brian Kopp, a North Dakota Tesla owner. For the past couple of years traveling in…

Brandon Bochenski sworn in as Mayor of Grand Forks

Bochenski says his first order of business will be finalizing the city budget

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Brandon Bochenski had never been involved in politics before 2020, but when he moved to Grand Forks permanently three years ago, his passion to better the city inspired him to take action. “I saw a few things that really bothered me that were getting glossed over by the city government,” said Bochenski. “I did a lot…

Sen. Klobuchar Says Marches Are “A Moment In Time Like No Other”

Klobuchar says an important piece to adressing the issue is making sure we have economic justice in the country.

WASHINGTON, D.C – Minnesota Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar says this is not an issue only affecting big cities like Minneapolis or New York, but many locations across the nation, including the F-M metro, that want to see a change in policing. Klobuchar acknowledges the good police officers, but says there are also people within police departments that don’t meet the…

Commission President Dardis issues statement to address racial inequality in West Fargo

Dardis plans to consult a third party to help community better understand how these issues affect people of color. He is asking the community to get involved in the discussion.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Commission President Bernie Dardis made it clear that the city’s mission to become more inclusive will not end any time soon. Dardis said that the events over the last few weeks have allowed him to recognize the racial inequalities that still exist in the community. He plans to address these issues and come up…

Northern Plains Botanic Garden Society looking for volunteers

Every Monday and Thursday, people can come out and try their hand at gardening, even if they have no experience.

FARGO, N.D. – The Northern Plains Botanic Garden Society is looking for volunteers to come try something new and help build ‘the jewel of Fargo’ Every Monday and Thursday, people can come out and try their hand at gardening, even if they have no experience. The society also has projects like their edible garden, which they say needs volunteers for…

Moorhead Human Rights Commission to hold Civil Rights discussion Wednesday

Wednesday's discussion begins at 5 p.m.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Moorhead Human Rights Commission will be holding a Civil Rights discussion on Wednesday. The discussion is open to the public and will be followed by a series of community conversations on July 1. The Moorhead Human Rights Commission says the discussion is in response to “rising incidences of hate speech, hate violence, and social inequities.” The discussion and…

Search for Missing Traverse County Man

WHEATON, MN — The Traverse County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing man. Terry Lee McCoy, 68, was last seen at his home in Wheaton, MN around 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17. McCoy is 6 feet tall, 250 pounds with gray (bald on top) and blue eyes. The Sheriff says he may have…