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Fargo North Students “Smash Out” Cancer

Organizers say this year's planning is already proving to be a smashing success

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo North students are getting tough and taking out their aggression on cancer one smash at a time. The school is holding its annual “Smash Out Cancer” and Relay for Life fundraiser for Relay Spirit Week. Students donate money to take a few swings at a car with a sledgehammer and say it’s their way of smashing…

Grand Forks Park District Prepping for Spring

All of Grand Forks public parks are now open from sunrise to sunset

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Park District is ready for you to visit all of the parks in the city for the spring. All public parks are now open from sunrise to sunset. You can expect tennis nets to be up in the near future. The King’s Walk Golf course will open its driving range tomorrow. If the weather…

Hundreds Help Feed the Hungry at the Great Plains Food Bank’s Annual Chef’s Gala

The Great Plains Food Bank puts this up every year to help give perishable food to thousands

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of people from area businesses gathered to help feed thousands of hungry people across the Valley. They’re all giving back with the 19th Annual Chef’s Gala and Auction. The proceeds from this event are the primary source of funding for the Great Plains Food Bank’s Perishable Food Recovery Program. Cari Drees, the Great Plains Food Bank’s…

People in the Metro Area Enjoying Warm Weather

People say you don't have to use walking or exercising as an excuse to be outside

FARGO, N.D. — While other areas around our region are getting hit with the threats of flooding, people in the metro are getting outside to enjoy the warm weather. With temps expected to stay in the 50s and possibly hitting the 60s, people are taking advantage of the earlier than expected warm–up. People say you don’t have to use walking…

West Acres Mall Presents “Spring Expressions”

The showcase features local art and spring fashions by some of the mall's stores

FARGO, N.D. — West Acres Mall is hoping you’ll get some pep in your step by stopping by their Spring Expressions pop-up art showcase. The showcase is in the former New York and Company space in the former Sears wing of the mall. The showcase features local art and spring fashions by some of the mall’s stores. Mall officials say…

Rose Creek Golf Course to Open in Time for Weekend

The remaining seven holes and Driving Range will open as soon as conditions permit

  FARGO, N.D. — Golfers will be able to play 11 holes at Rose Creek starting Saturday. The golf course will open at 10 a.m. and play will be available on holes one thru nine, 17 and 18, for walking only. The remaining seven holes and Driving Range will open as soon as conditions permit. Edgewood will open the entire…

Sen. Hoeven Wants Quick Vote on President Trump’s Pick for Ag Secretary

Hoeven is a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee and chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee

WASHINGTON D.C. — The Senate Agriculture Committee has approved President Trump’s pick for agriculture secretary. In his confirmation hearing last week, former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue stressed that he has worked with Democrats in the past. He sought to reassure farm-state senators in both parties who are fearful about the impact of President Trump’s proposed deep cuts to farm programs….

Missing Teens from Moorhead and Bemidji Found Unharmed

There was no reason given for why 13-year-old Gary Tilander was in Lidgerwood

(L) Gary Tilander, 13 and (R) Chawna Mueller, 13, found safeMINNESOTA — A teen missing from Bemidji since late February has been found in Lidgerwood, North Dakota. Authorities found 13-year-old Gary Tilander at a residence after a tip from a concerned citizen. There was no reason given for why he was in Lidgerwood. Law enforcement and family members had searched…

Gov. Burgum Wins First Veto on Salary Bonuses

Burgum said the legislation improperly infringes on the executive branch

  BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Burgum has won his first veto fight with the GOP-led Legislature. The North Dakota Senate has voted 33-13 to sustain Burgum’s rejection of a bill that limits a governor’s ability to set salary bonuses for staff. The House voted 84-7 to override Burgum on Wednesday. Burgum said the legislation improperly infringes on the executive branch….

Authorities Warn Drivers of Potential Flooded Roads Across North Dakota

Warnings are also out for Oslo, Drayton, Pembina, Alvarado, Walhalla and upstream of Warren

  NORTH DAKOTA — Flood warnings continue for rivers north of Highway 2 as warm weather allows for continued runoff. Park River at Grafton is still forecast to crest early Saturday at 14.5 feet. That would be the 7th highest crest on record. The Pembina River at Neche is expected to hit 21.4 feet on Monday, the record is 21.7…