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West Fargo Teacher Gets Surprised with “Staff Member of the Year”

Science teacher in West Fargo thought it was a regular staff meeting Wednesday morning

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A West Fargo science teacher was honored with a surprise award this morning. Cheney Middle School’s very own Sandy Evenson was named the Professional/Licensed Staff Member of the Year. All staff members were called to a meeting this morning where she was surprised with the award. She says friends and family were there to cheer her…

Judge Refuses Tribes’ Request to Stop Oil from Flowing into Dakota Access pipeline

Boasberg says a "critical factor'' is the tribes' appeal is unlikely to succeed

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — A federal judge has refused to head off the imminent flow of oil in the disputed Dakota Access pipeline. Judge James Boasberg has denied a request by the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes to stop oil from flowing while they appeal his earlier decision allowing pipeline construction to finish. Boasberg says a “critical…

32nd Avenue South Road Reconstruction Project Begins

32nd Avenue South Road Reconstruction in Fargo Will Run Through October 2017

FARGO, N.D. — If your commute includes 32nd Avenue South in Fargo, you may want to think of an alternative route. Road construction season is here. The major project will expand 32nd Avenue South between 32nd and 36th Street in Fargo. “On the east end, it’s a full replacement,” said Jeremy Gorden, city engineer. “Everything you see out there is…

Gate City Bank Providing $2 Million to Moorhead Homeowners

The Neighborhood Impact Program was previously available in 2005

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Gate City Bank made a special presentation this morning at the monthly Coffee with the Mayor in Moorhead. The bank presented a check for $2 million dollars to Mayor Williams to fund a low–interest loan program to help Moorhead homeowners make home improvements. The Neighborhood Impact Program is designed to keep the city’s mature neighborhoods strong and…

ND Lawmaker Changes Proposal for State-Owned Casinos

The Republican House majority leader's original proposal would forbid state casinos from being built within 20 miles of a reservation

  BISMARCK, N.D. — Rep. Al Carlson has changed his proposal for up to six state-owned casinos, if voters approve. The Republican House majority leader’s original proposal would forbid state casinos from being built within 20 miles of a reservation. The amendment would double that distance. The new proposal would also allow the casinos anywhere in the state. Opponents say…

Man Survives Crash Near Foxhome, Found 10 Hours Later

He wasn't discovered by a passerby until 8:30 this morning

  WILKIN COUNTY, Minn. — A man who spent more than 10 hours in the wreckage of his pickup is hospitalized in Breckenridge. The Wilkin County Sheriff says the victim’s pickup rolled on a county road 10 miles south of Foxhome around 10 o’clock last night. He wasn’t discovered by a passerby until 8:30 this morning. The man is in…

UPDATE: Woman Pulled from Moorhead Apartment Fire Has Died

The woman, whose name has not been released, was taken to Sanford Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead woman has died after she was pulled from her burning apartment. The woman, whose name has not been released, was taken to Sanford Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries. Firefighters were called to the 800 block of 24th Avenue South in Moorhead just after 10:30 this morning. Most of the fire and smoke…

Funds from Sale of Officer Moszer’s Commemorative Coin to Help Family, Friends Go to Washington D.C.

Coins can be purchased at KVRR Studios, 4015 9th Avenue South, for a minimum donation of $15.00 a piece.

  FARGO, N.D. — A new coin commemorates the service of Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer. The North Dakota Fraternal Order of Police is behind the minting of the coin. Proceeds will be used to send Moszer’s family and friends to Washington, D.C. where his name will be etched on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. A ceremony will be…

The Opioid Epidemic: How to Get and Use Narcan

Save A Life With Naloxone, the Anti-Heroin Drug -- Now Available Without a Doctor's Prescription

Almost no demographic group has been spared the scourge of opiate and heroin addiction that’s claiming lives all across the country and here at home in North Dakota and Minnesota. But now, North Dakota is fighting back, with a unique approach to getting Narcan, otherwise called naloxone, an antidote that can save lives in the event of an overdose. North…

Minnesota Mom Fighting to Change Law that Set Her Son’s Killer Free

On February 7th, 2003, Sweats left her 3-year-old son, Cameron in the care of a family friend, Samuel Christopher Jones while she went to work

  MINNESOTA — A Minnesota mom is fighting to change the law when it comes to sentencing guidelines when someone kills a child. Cynthia Sweats said when it comes to punishing someone for killing a child, the state is much too lenient. Samuel Christopher Jones On February 7th, 2003, Sweats left her 3-year-old son, Cameron in the care of a family friend,…