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Local Artists Turn their Hobby into a Business

The monthly event was held at the Moorhead Center Mall

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Locally-owned businesses came together at this month’s Craft and Vendor Fair to sell their wood carvings, paintings and sculptures. From home décor to food preparation and health products, the Moorhead Center Mall was filled with shoppers who came to stock their bags. “We have a great time. We’ve become a community. A lot of ours are repeat…

Sen. Franken Explains How Repeal of Care Act Affects Moorhead Seniors

A nonpartisan analysis estimates the American Health Care Act would immediately leave 14 million people without health coverage

MOORHEAD, Minn. — U.S. Senator Al Franken visited Moorhead to tell senior citizens how Republican plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act could impact them. A nonpartisan analysis estimates the American Health Care Act would immediately leave 14 million people without health coverage. State officials say 1.2 million Minnesotans under the current plan could lose insurance or get…

North Dakota Kings, Golden Drive Homeless Kids Pitching in at Food Pantry

Youth hockey players helped volunteer at the emergency food shelter

FARGO, N.D. — The youth hockey players are helping stock shelves at the Emergency Food Pantry. Thirty hockey players from the North Dakota Kings took a break from the ice to help volunteer for those in need. They spent the afternoon helping people at the Emergency Food Pantry shop for food, bag their items and refill the shelves with the…

Never Too Old to Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day

Senior citizens celebrate St. Patrick's Day With A Pub Crawl

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo is proving you’re never too old to get your Irish on. Senior Citizens from Touchmark retirement home are celebrating St. Patrick’s with a pub crawl. The fourth annual St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl included traditional Irish food, drinks and music. Pub crawlers decked out in green hit the town starting at Old Broadway, making their way to…

Duffy’s Tavern in Fargo Celebrates 50 Years

Owners say it's tradition that has helped them be successful for the last half century

FARGO, N.D. — One local Irish bar said cheers to 50 years this St. Paddy’s Day. Duffy’s Tavern in Fargo tapped their keg early in the morning to celebrate. In honor of this holiday, Duffy’s will serve green beer. Owners say it’s tradition that has helped them be successful for the last half century. “People like to come to Duffy’s because it’s a place…

Boot Up for the PRCA Rodeo in Fargo!

The PRCA Rodeo is at the Fargodome Friday and Saturday

FARGO, N.D. — Grab your cowboy boots and hat because the Rodeo is at the Fargodome this weekend. “It’s a full line up shows,” said Jeff Lee, the show’s announcer. “We’ve got bareback riding, saddle bunk riding, bull riding, tie down roping, steer wrestling, team roping and cowgirls barrel racing.” Cassidy Rasmussen, who is Miss Rodeo North Dakota 2017, is…

Confirmed: JCPenney Stores in Thief River Falls, Wahpeton to Close; Add Jamestown, Dickinson to the List

Additionally, stores in Dickinson and Jamestown are also closing, as well as seven other locations in Minnesota

  RED RIVER VALLEY — In a story we first brought you Thursday, officials with JCPenney confirm the Wahpeton and Thief River Falls locations are closing. Additionally, stores in Dickinson and Jamestown are also closing, as well as seven other locations in Minnesota. In total, JCPenney is closing 138 stores across the country, and officials say it is due to…

Officer Moszer Memorial Coins Selling Fast

Proceeds from coin sales will help cover travel costs for Moszer's family and friends

  FARGO, N.D. — Officers say they’ve sold more than 1,000 custom coins to honor Jason Moszer, a Fargo police officer who was fatally shot in February, 2016. Proceeds from coin sales will help cover travel costs for Moszer’s family and friends. They’re heading to Washington D.C. in May where Jason Moszer’s name will be added to the National Peace…

Grand Forks Police Say Fentanyl Abuse Growing Rapidly in the Area

Police say they want the public to understand how dangerous Fentanyl is and are asking parents and teachers to step in and talk to young people

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Police are asking for help on combating opioid abuse in the community. Police say they arrested Michael Kotaska for being in possession of Furanyl Fentanyl, which is a schedule 1 controlled substance. Grand Forks Police say they arrested Michael Kotaska for being in possession of fentanyl. They said he concealed it in an…

LIVE: The Positive Side Of Snakes With The Red River Zoo

St. Patrick Allegedly Banished Snakes From Ireland. Was That The Best Idea?

One of the legends about St. Peter is that he banished snakes from Ireland. Well, he didn’t banish them from Fargo. Jennifer Jacobson with the Red River Zoo joins us with the lovely Bull Snake, Jessie. She tells us why people shouldn’t be afraid of snakes, and talks about the uses they have in nature and for farmers. Watch to…