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The 2017 Winter Woodturning Extravaganza Makes Its Mark

The Minn-Dak Woodturners Association provided an extravaganza to show off their work

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s a skill not everyone is capable of doing. The Minn–Dak Woodturners Association proved how skilled they really are and carved up a huge selection of crafty pieces for the community. About 20 accomplished turners demonstrated several projects and techniques including tops, bowls, vases, Christmas decorations and even spindles. “Oh it’s fun. Everybody is talking and creating…

21 Years Later, a West Fargo Family is Still Dealing with the Murder of Cherryl Tendeland

Appearing in court for the first time in three years the family shares their feelings about Friday's court ruling

Convicted murderer Barry Garcia appeared in court appealing his life sentence. The family of his victim was in the courtroom and spoke with us after the decision. “The defendant’s summary for disposition is denied,” said District Judge Wade L. Webb. After almost a year of delays, the Tendeland family finally hears the answer they’ve been hoping for. The man convicted…

Gluten Free Diets Help with Healthy Lifestyle Choices

It's National Gluten Free Day and those in the community express how gluten free diets have impacted their lives

It’s National Gluten Free Day. If you haven’t already, it may be time to hop on the gluten free diet train. Nutritionists says gluten free foods are easier on the digestive system while still including nutrients to help our bodies function. While some are voluntarily choosing to switch to a gluten free diet because of its proven link to weight loss,…

Kids at Ben Franklin Middle School Learn Retail

Partnering with the Kilbourne Group, kids imagine a shop for Roberts Common in Fargo

Students at Ben Franklin Middle School got a crash course in retail over the past few months. The students presented their plans for unique retail stores that could be built in Roberts Commons in Fargo. They worked over the past few months along with the Kilbourne Group to come up with the ideas for the stores. They identified target audiences,…

Barry Garcia Appeal Denied

After appealing for a resentencing Garcia will not be granted resentencing

Barry Garcia, the man convicted of murdering a West Fargo woman in 1995 argued his case in Cass County Court for an appeal hearing. Garcia was trying to be re–sentenced with consideration for recent Supreme Court rulings on sentencing a minor to life in prison without parole. Garcia’s lawyer argued because of rulings such as Miller vs Alabama, which removed…

Paralyzed Man Reaches $3 Million Settlement with Trampoline Park

AirMaxx Trampoline Park to pay $3 million to a man paralyzed after jumping into foam pit.

Attorneys say a St. Cloud trampoline park will pay $3 million to a Brainerd man after reaching a settlement. Anthony Seitz became paralyzed in August of 2015 after jumping into a foam pit at the AirMaxx Trampoline Park. Reports say Seitz signed a waiver before playing there with his 11-year-old son, but his lawsuit claims AirMaxx was negligent. An attorney…

Funny Fargo People: New Improv Group Ready For Spotlight

Newest Addition To Growing Fargo Comedy Scene

Adam is joined live by Michelle Pearson, a member of Funny Fargo People, a new improv group in Fargo-Moorhead. The group focuses on long-form improv, where actors play out entire scenes without a script. Michelle explains why this improv may be different from what you might expect. Their upcoming show is Saturday, January 14th, at Inspire Innovation Lab at 423…

Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead & Dilworth Deliver State of the Cities

Mayors of Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead, and Dilworth Come Together to Address the State of the Cities

The four metro area mayors come together at the State of the Cities to talk about the previous year and what they are looking to do in the future. Dilworth Mayor Chad Olson would like to see more recognition for his city. “I’m here…hat in hand…asking humbly to consider the city of Dilworth to be acknowledged in name to the…

Sanford Looking to Hire (More Than) a Few Good Nurses

Sanford Health Held A Nursing Hiring Event To Fill Nearly 100 Open Positions

Cold winds and blowing snow didn’t stop prospective employees from attending Sanford’s nursing hiring fair today. The new facility is set to open in six months. Before they open the doors, they’ll need people to provide patient care. “Today we’re having a hiring fair for nursing and nursing assistants, so people can come over to the new medical center,” said…

2016-2017 Flu Cases Hitting North Dakota Hard

Nearly 200 cases of influenza have been reported in Cass County alone

The 2016–2017 flu season is looking a bit worse than it did at this time last year. According to the CDC, every state is currently reporting influenza outbreaks. Young children, the elderly and people with chronic health problems are usually hit hardest by the flu. This year, influenza A viruses, which make victims sicker than other strains, is most common. In…