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Sexual Orientation Discrimination Bill Proposed in North Dakota

Lawmakers Are hoping to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation in North Dakota

Lawmakers are once again proposing a bill to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation in North Dakota. This is the fourth time this bill has been introduced. The bipartisan bill was first introduced by openly gay Democratic State Representative Josh Boschee. State law in North Dakota currently prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, disability and other…

Engineers Gather for Three Day Conference on Red River Flooding

Sharing ideas from across even international boarders lessons from communities along the Red River are shared

Engineers working all throughout the Red River Basin are coming together this week in Fargo for the 34th Annual Red River Basin Land and Water International Summit Conference. They’re discussing a wide range of issues regarding the river including the Fargo–Moorhead Diversion project. The conference has a little bit of fun mixed in with all the serious conversation. “I always…

Fargo Man One Step Closer to Saving His Home

Fargo's Historic Preservation Commission says John and Sherri Stern's home is historically significant

  Fargo’s Historic Preservation Commission has given its endorsement to saving the house owned by John and Sherri Stern. The board determined the home near the Red River is historically significant because it was designed by the grand-daughter of world famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The home is one of four that the city needs in order to build a…

MSUM Students Continue Service in the Name of Dr. King

Students donnated their time on Tuesday to help out and the food pantry and celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.

MSUM’s Black Student Union has found a way to extend their celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and give back. As part of an official kickoff to their extended celebration of Black History month, over a dozen students from multiple student organizations donated a few hours of their time to help out of the Emergency Food Pantry in Fargo….

Fargo Force Players Encourage Kennedy Students’ Reading Habits

Fargo Force Players Spent Their Morning Reading Books To First Graders

Young fans at Kennedy Elementary School in Fargo got to meet some of their favorite Fargo Force hockey players. Four players made a special appearance off of the ice and visited four first grade classrooms at Kennedy. The players read to the students and talked about the importance of establishing lifelong reading habits. They also signed autographs for their young…

HIRED Job Fair Helps People Find Their New Career

The HIRED Job Fair brings together 50 employers and over 500 job seekers

Prospective employees met with companies looking to fill empty positions at the HIRED Job Fair. The event is the largest of its kind in the area and was co–sponsored by Preference Personnel, Job Service North Dakota and Radio F–M Media. According to event organizers, attending the fair is not just a great way to find a new job, but also…

Water Main Breaks Slow Morning Commute

9th Avenue South and 12th Avenue North were a mess after two water mains burst

Multiple water main breaks in Fargo slowed down the trip to work and school for many this morning. Firefighters responded to this break on 9th Avenue South near Century 10 and a number of hotels at 5:30 am. Water from the breakage flooded into the streets, but the water was drained shortly after. The guests at the nearby hotel did…

Bill Banning Sexual Discrimination Introduced Again To North Dakota Legislature

For the fourth time in eight years, the North Dakota Legislature will consider legislation that would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation.

BISMARCK, N.D. – For the fourth time in eight years, the North Dakota Legislature will consider legislation that would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation. The bipartisan legislation introduced this session would add sexual orientation to the list of classes of individuals who are specifically protected against discrimination. Similar legislation failed during the 2009, 2013 and 2015 sessions. Opponents have…

Blood Banks Affected by Winter Weather

The Bad Travel Conditions Are Hurting the Blood Supply at Local Blood Banks

Local blood banks say the winter weather is hurting their blood supply. The United Blood Services in Fargo say that they are 300 units behind their normal blood supply. Because the weather has an impact on travel, they have had to cancel blood drives and normal donors haven’t been able to come in and donate. The United Blood Services urge…