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This Lemonade Stand Is a Little Sweeter Than Most

How A Local Daycare Center is Inspiring Change in The Community, One Lemonade at a Time

FARGO, N.D. — Back to school season isn’t much fun for most students, but it can be even more difficult for those in need. What started out as a front yard fluke seven years ago has now turned into an annual event, where children and their families from Wiggles & Giggles, a local in-home child care center, host a lemonade…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Vanya

Vanya could be just the cat for ya.

She’s a cat who’s full of surprises — a litter of them, as a matter of fact. The tiny, two-year-old tortoiseshell arrived at Diamond in the Ruff rescue and brought quite a bit of company with her, delivering a litter of kittens just two weeks after workers there brought her in. She suffered through some health issues shortly after becoming…

Trooper Charged With Sexually Assaulting Teen

The Dakota County Attorney's Office has charged 36-year-old Shawn Barta with first- and second-degree criminal sexual conduct involving the girl who authorities say is "cognitively delayed."

HASTINGS, Minn. – A Minnesota state trooper is charged with repeatedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl. The Dakota County Attorney’s Office has charged 36-year-old Shawn Barta with first- and second-degree criminal sexual conduct involving the girl who authorities say is “cognitively delayed.” The State Patrol has placed Barta on leave pending the outcome of the case and an internal investigation….

Cherries for Charity Fundraiser Begins at Local Hornbacher’s

The Proceeds Benefit Women in Need at YWCA Cass Clay and Rape and Abuse Crisis Center

FARGO-MOORHEAD — Hornbacher’s is doing more than just providing your groceries. For the next week, all eight locations in Fargo and Moorhead are hosting the 37th annual Cherries for Charity fundraiser. For every pound of cherries sold, Hornbacher’s and the Fargo-Moorhead Cosmopolitan Club will donate 25 cents to the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center and YWCA Cass Clay. “The collaborative…

Walkaway Inmate From Bismarck Detained

David Joseph Gray is believed to have left between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Monday night.

UPDATE: Authorities say David Gray was taken into custody Wednesday in Wahpeton.   BISMARCK, ND — The North Dakota Highway Patrol reports a walkaway from the Missouri River Correctional Center (MRCC) in Bismarck. David Joseph Gray is believed to have left between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Monday night. MRCC is an unfenced, minimum security facility. Gray…

LIVE: Peyton Manning Comes to Fargo

There are still tickets left (for now).

It’s the story that’s been making sports fans around the region hyperventilate for an entire week now. NFL legend Peyton Manning is on his way to Fargo to give the Chamber’s 10th Annual Voices of Vision address, and it’s all but guaranteed to be standing-room only. Manning retired from the NFL a few years ago and he’s been spending his…

Names Released In Fatal Crash Outside of West Fargo

34 year old Levi Burd of West Fargo was killed in the crash.

WEST FARGO, ND — The names of the people involved in a deadly crash outside of West Fargo have been released. 34 year old Levi Burd of West Fargo was killed in the crash. 29 year old Kristen Johnson of West Fargo suffered non-life threatening injuries. — WEST FARGO, ND — One man was killed after a two vehicle crash…

Red River Valley Fair Shines Spotlight on Livestock

the fair will have poultry starting Wednesday

FARGO, N.D. — It’s all about who’s got the best of the best at the Red River Valley Fair. And no, we’re not talking about the food or the rides. No matter the family, you can always expect a tradition  to arise. “My dad showed at the state fair back in 1972 in bell bottom pants. Then I showed, my…

Red River Valley Fair Opens First Day Despite Rain

New attractions and carnival, including 40 new rides, officially open at the Red River Valley Fair

WEST FARGO, N.D. — It’s a gloomy beginning for the Red River Valley Fair, but despite the chance of thunderstorms, officials say the fair will go on as planned, and there is no need for safety concerns.  And, if you’re one of the fair-goers willing to brave a little bit of rain, you may be daring enough to try some…