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Authorities Identify Body Found in Lake Bemidji

The cause of death is unknown

  BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. — The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office has identified the body found in Lake Bemidji. The victim is 54-year-old Lonnie Dubois of Bemidji. About 2:00 Monday afternoon, officers responded a man found face down in the water near the Paul Bunyan Park dock. The cause of death is unknown. The case is under investigation. Categories: Community, Local…

“Attacks on Our Police Must End”: President Trump Speaks to Thousands at National Police Memorial Service

A memorial was held on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol and featured the biggest names in town

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A group of around 75 people, including Fargo Police, local law enforcement agencies and the family of Jason Moszer, have spent the past few days in Washington, D.C. to honor Jason and other fallen officers. A memorial was held on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol and featured the biggest names in town. This is Police Memorial Day…

Central Cass Celebrates Groundbreaking for $26 Million Expansion Project

The project costing $26 million dollars is geared to improve school for students

CASSELTON, ND– Central Cass Public Schools is gearing up to start construction at full force. But, part of building something new means a bittersweet goodbye to the old. “We simply are completely out of room,” said Morgan Forness, Superintendent of Central Cass Public Schools. Central Cass Public Schools celebrated the start of its $26 million  expansion project. “We really needed to…

How Local Health Officials are Working to Prevent Measles Outbreak

Measles is spreading across Minnesota and local health officials are taking precautions in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn.– From January 1 to April 22, 61 people from 10 states were reported to have measles. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, there are a total of 58 measles cases in Hennepin, Ramsey, Crow Wing and Le Seur County. At least 55 cases are in children and three are in adults. However, health officials in Clay County…

Kennedy Elementary School Wins CenturyLink Foundation Grant

Third Graders at Kennedy Elementary School Will Recieve iPads Through Grant

FARGO, ND — Two local third grade teachers made their school more tech savvy. Melanie Unser and Bernadette Medbery of Kennedy Elementary School were awarded a $4,897 grant for iPads and software. The grant is from the CenturyLink Foundation’s Teachers and Technology grant program. The teachers said they would use the technology to teach third graders coding, physics, mathematics and basic…

LEGO Mania Takes Over Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity

Kids spent the afternoon crafting lego pottery bowls and cups at Plains Art Museum

FARGO, ND — LEGO Mania took over the Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity. Kids joined together at Plains Art Museum for the monthly Pottery on the Wheel. During the art session, kids were able to use their hands, cutting tools and stamps to transform their pottery bowl or cup into a square LEGO. Organizers say it’s the perfect opportunity…

Delta Airlines Introduces New Face-Scan Bag-Check Kiosk at MSP-International

You go to the kiosk, tag your own bags, pay the fee and drop your luggage on a conveyor belt

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Delta Airlines is testing out some new technology in Minnesota in the hopes of making the bag check more efficient and twice as fast. Face-scanning kiosks are being set up in the Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport and will use facial recognition technology to match your identity to your passport photo. You go to the kiosk, tag your…

Sanford Health Bringing in Hometown Fave, Legendary Musician and Superstar for Big Opening

It is only for employees and their guests

From Left to Right: Carson Wentz, Lionel Richie and Fergie are scheduled to entertain employees for Sanford Health’s grand opening of the new hospital in south Fargo FARGO, ND — Sanford Health announces some big named guests to help them celebrate the grand opening of its new hospital in south Fargo. Fergie and Lionel Richie will perform, along with an…

Bills for DAPL Protests Still Coming in for Reimbursement

The bills cover salaries, overtime pay, meals, lodging, mileage and other expenses

BISMARCK, ND — The bills for the Dakota Access pipeline protest costs continue to come in from several law enforcement agencies across the state. The state Division of Disaster Emergency Services says they have paid $719,000 to the Fargo Police Department. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office submitted a final bill for $819-thousand dollars but so far, has only received $62,000…

ND Attorney General Says Devils Lake City Commission Violated Open Meeting Laws

A city assessment found low morale and reports of a hostile work environment at the police department

  DEVILS LAKE, ND — Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says the Devils Lake City Commission violated the state’s open meeting laws. Stenehjem says the commission met secretly in early April to discuss a report on the city’s police chief and his top captain. Last month, Chief Keith Schroeder and Captain Jon Barnett were placed on paid administrative leave. A city…