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Prince’s Legendary “Purple Rain” to be Re-Released with New Music Added

Two remastered versions of the 1984 album will be released on June 23rd

  NATIONAL — Prince’s landmark album, “Purple Rain” is set to be re-released this summer with some never-before heard songs added. Two remastered versions of the 1984 album will be released on June 23rd. Prince was in the middle of preparing the release of the two-disc “Purple Rain Delux” set, which includes six unreleased tracks. An expanded edition will include…

Minnesota Congressman Announces Bid for Re-Election

Peterson has been a member of the House since 1991

  MINNESOTA — Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson announced he is running for re-election. The 7th district Democrat says he has $700,000 to use in his campaign efforts. Peterson has been a member of the House since 1991. Democrats need 24 more seats in the House to win a majority. Peterson won his previous election by just 52 percent. Categories: Business,…

Update: 19 Year Old West Fargo Man Dead

19 year old Alexander Hirn of West Fargo was pronounced dead at the scene.

WEST FARGO, ND — West Fargo Police issued a statement saying they were called to 612 6th Street East at 5:20 p.m., on April 27, 2017. Life saving measures were attempted on two males. One was transported by ambulance, his condition is unknown. 19 year old Alexander Hirn of West Fargo was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say evidence…

Melinda’s Garden: The Tomato Race

Get the biggest, juiciest tomatoes from your vines, faster than all the neighbors grow theirs.

Believe it or not, in spite of this week’s surprise snowfall, we are mere weeks away from the start of tomato planting season. But as sweet as spring and summer are in the Red River region, they’re also among the shortest growing seasons in the United States. The final average frost date in the Fargo region is May 20th. That…

“Take Your Child to Work Day” Means Milestone for Local Radio Host

Twins take over the radio for a day, a role their parents never thought could be a possibility

FARGO, ND — Kids around the nation are getting a look into their parent’s lives on “Take your child to work day”. But for one local radio host, this is more than just a fun day…it’s a milestone for his family. We know him as “Zero” on the Y–94 Playhouse morning show. “I’ll be doing the dishes and I can…

Minnesota Schools Concerned Netflix Series Glorifies Teen Suicide

District officials in Anoka-Hennepin, Lakeville, Edina, Eden Prairie and others have sent information to parents

  MINNESOTA — Some school districts in Minnesota are concerned about a popular Netflix series about suicide. School officials and mental health experts are concerned the “13 Reasons Why” series about a 17-year-old girl who takes her own life could trigger dangerous thoughts and actions by vulnerable teens. District officials in Anoka-Hennepin, Lakeville, Edina, Eden Prairie and others have sent information…

Agassiz Variety Show Creates Positive School Culture

This was the fourth year for the school's variety show

FARGO, ND — Students and staff at Agassiz School in Fargo held their fourth annual variety show. The show unites all age groups and each of the building’s four schools. Performers showed off a variety of skills and parts of their culture.  Acts included traditional cultural dances, comedy skits and singers. The variety show is designed to promote interactions among…

West Fargo Holds First-Ever Senior Extravaganza

The conference was designed to listen to seniors' concerns and keep them safe from scams

WEST FARGO, ND — West Fargo wants to keep its senior citizens safe from scams and held a first of it’s kind event at the West Fargo Convention Center. The city wanted a way to connect to its senior citizen population better and created the Seniors 60+ Extravaganza. The goal is to keep them informed about issues that the elderly…

Apartment Building Aimed to Help Single Moms to Open in Fargo

Jeremiah Program Will Begin Building Apartment Complex June 2017

FARGO, ND — A new apartment building set to be built in Fargo has a mission unlike most in the area. The Jeremiah Program hosted a luncheon where they announced they would be building an affordable apartment building for single mothers starting this June. The program’s goal is to create a supportive community, provide affordable housing and provide quality education…

Minnesota Health Department Confirms Measles Outbreak

All cases are involving children

HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Health confirms 29 known measles cases. The newest reported case is in Stearns County, west of the Twin Cities. The other 28 cases are in Hennepin County, and all 29 involve children under the age of 5. There are no reported cases in North Dakota. Measles is often recognized by a rash that…