Dakota Farmers Slammed by Worsening Drought Conditions

Experts told us some producers will feel the effects of this dry season for many years

LEONARD, ND — Farmers and ranchers in North Dakota are concerned about extreme drought conditions creeping into the eastern side of the state. Some Ag experts said we haven’t had drought conditions this bad since 2006. Last year’s harvest held an abundant yield for many North Dakota farmers. But with drought conditions and little rain, the same can’t be said…

Sanford is Getting Ready for the Big Grand Opening

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to introduce the new hospital

FARGO, ND — The big opening day for Sanford’s new hospital is only hours away. Community members and Sanford officials gathered for a special ribbon cutting of the new facility. We’ve seen Fergie perform, the first helicopter to fly and land on the new helicopter pad and now finally, we’re at the last celebration before the opening of the new…

Fargo Brewing Company is Using Pints to Help Patients

One dollar from each pour helped provide patients with medical equipment

FARGO, ND — People in Fargo helped patients get the medical equipment they need by buying a pint. Many craft beer connoisseurs poured into Fargo Brewing Company where a dollar from every drink is given to HERO throughout the day. HERO is a non-profit which collects used medical supplies like wheelchairs, walkers and crutches. Its executive director says the group…

Adding a Seventh Show in Sioux Falls, Superstar Garth Brooks May Truly be Much Too Young to Feel So Old

Brooks announced this morning that "due to extraordinary fan support" he has added a 7th show in Sioux Falls with his wife, Trisha Yearwood

  SIOUX FALLS, SD — The Garth Brooks madness in Sioux Falls appeared to be dying down after six shows sold out Friday morning. Then, around 7:30 p.m. Friday, Brooks’ Twitter page posted a video with the text reading “We owe Sioux Falls another show!!! It doesn’t matter if it’s one or 10,000, we’ll be there! Thank you!! love, g”….

Fire Crews on Scene of Fire at Park Theatre in Park Rapids

We have not yet heard how the fire started

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — The classic neon marquee at the Park Theatre in Park Rapids has gone up in flames. Bruce Eidsmoe sent us this video shortly after everyone was escorted out of the theatre around 7 o’clock. Flames are visible at the bottom of…

North Dakota Man Walking Highway 75 for Children at Shriners Hospital

Tom Meadows Travels From Wahpeton to Fargo With Just His Oxygen Tank to Raise Money for Kids

FARGO, ND — One man is raising money for children at Shriners Hospital in a unique way and he’s not letting his own health issues get in his way. Just to make sure people know he’s serious, he’s doing it by walking 47 miles. Tom Meadows is 59–years–old with a laundry list of medical issues. “I’ve got 10 cardiac stents,…

Two Dead After Car Slams into People Outside a South Dakota Nursing Home

Some of the victims have already been treated and released

ALCESTER, SD — Two people are dead and six others hurt after a car slammed into a group of people outside a South Dakota nursing home. Officials say the 81-year-old female driver stepped on the gas instead of the brakes, hitting the people and the Alcester Care and Rehab Center. South Dakota Highway Patrol officials say the fatal crash was…

Fargo Police Set Their Sights on Downtown Bar Bathrooms

Police are putting up ads in bar bathrooms to let people know it's not safe to fight

FARGO, ND — Police are campaigning in a place where everyone goes to at one point or another…bathrooms. After multiple bar fights have taken place in Fargo this year, including one ending with a fatality, police are posting advertising campaigns in bar bathrooms. It’s an effort to urge people to think twice before getting into a fight. Police have been…

Three Flavors of Bush’s Baked Beans Being Recalled

There aren't any illnesses being reported in connection with the recall

  NATIONAL — Bush Brothers and Company is issuing a voluntary recall of 28 ounce cans of three kinds of it’s popular flavors of beans. The company is asking consumers to throw away the cans after they found potentially defective side seams of the cans. The recall affects the Bush’s Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans, Country Style Baked Beans and…

Papayas Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in 12 States, Including Minnesota

At least 47 people have become sick and at least one person has died from the outbreak

  NATIONAL — If you eat papayas, the CDC issued a warning on one brand that is being linked to a salmonella outbreak in at least 12 states, including Minnesota. The FDA said the outbreak is linked to the Caribena brand of Maradol papayas. At least 47 people have become sick and at least one person has died from the…