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Two killed in Becker County crash

SHELL LAKE TOWNSHIP, MN — Two people were killed after a Sunday evening crash involving a van and a motorcycle. According to the Becker County Sheriff’s office, at approximately 7:28 p.m. on August 2, 2020 a crash occurred at the intersection of County Highway 39 and Bass Lake Road north of Snellman in Shell Lake Township. A motorcycle driven by…

Hotel Donaldson temporarily closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19

FARGO, ND — Fargo’s Hotel Donaldson has closed temporarily because an employee tested positive for COVID-19. According to their Facebook page, the hotel, lounge and hodo to go are allow temporarily closed. Their post continues to report: Unfortunately, after exceeding required COVID-19 safety practices, someone on our team tested positive. The teammate was not at work when they began feeling…

Mayor Tim Mahoney joins in on discussion of race, diversity and tolerance in Fargo

Sunday evening marks the fourth Ubuntu Racial Dialogue in South Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — The Ubuntu Racial Dialogues were inspired by Fargo’s protest following George Floyd’s death. Joseph Lewis, a recent MSUM graduate and the one who created the recurring event, says although protesting is a powerful way to have your voice heard, sitting down with one another and having a conversation is just as effective, if not more so. The…

“Drive-by farewell” | Pastor says goodbye to congregation amid COVID-19

HILLSBORO, N.D. — It’s a bittersweet farewell, for more reasons than one. Pastor Julie Johnson has been with Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Hillsboro for almost four years. She’ll be taking on a new venture soon, but with COVID-19 still among us, she could not properly say goodbye to the people she’s served over the years. Creativity soon struck, and…

First Time Marcher Joins Community In Demanding Justice For Vanessa Guillen

She says Vanessa's story inspired her to take to the streets

FARGO-MOORHEAD – “How can this be happening to our soldiers?” That’s the question Martha Castañon asked herself after learning about Vanessa Guillen’s story and the thousand of others that came soon after on social media. “It doesn’t matter if you’re white, Black, Brown, Asian, Native American. These are our soldiers that are going into the service and they should be…

West Fargo brings back its Street Fair with COVID-19 protocols in place

The event ran from 10 to 7 o'clock

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo Street Fair has nearly 50 different vendors selling items like clothing, home decor, sunglasses, as well as food and drinks. The organizers say a lot of planning took place to make sure it’s a safe environment for everyone attending. At the entrance, visitors get their temperature checked, as well as are provided a…