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President Trump’s ‘Oops’ on Keystone Pipeline

The president said he approved the project that President Obama rejected on environmental concerns

  SOUTH CAROLINA — President Trump caused a stir after he addressed a group in South Carolina and claimed he has approved construction on the Keystone XL pipeline. The president said he approved the project that President Obama rejected on environmental concerns. But Mr. Trump was speaking prematurely as he only approved TransCanada to re-submit its application for a construction permit….

FBI: Motive Behind St. Cloud Stabbing Attack May Never be Known

The FBI said they have not been able to access all of his electronic correspondence

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — FBI officials in Minneapolis say the motive behind the mall attack in St. Cloud that left 10 people injured may never be known. They say while it appears Dahir Ahmed Adan was radicalized when he attacked 10 people at random at the Crossroads mall in September of 2016, they have not been able to access all…

White House: AP’s National Guard Immigrant Round Up Report is False

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says a report released by the Associated Press that President Trump will mobilize the National Guard to round up illegal immigrants is not true

  NATIONAL — White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says a report released by the Associated Press that President Trump will mobilize the National Guard to round up illegal immigrants is not true. The AP reported it has obtained a draft memo written by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly with details for mobilizing nearly 1000 troops in at least 11…

Fargo Park District Reminds Citizens of Oak Grove Bridge Closure

The bridge will be officially up on Tuesday, February 21 for the spring season

  FARGO, N.D. — Officials with the Fargo Park District and the City of Moorhead are preparing to raise the pedestrian bridge at Oak Grove Park at 170 Maple Street North. The bridge will be officially up on Tuesday, February 21 for the spring season. Officials say this is done every year to get ready for the rising of the…

MN’s Department of Health Reports Four Hospital Deaths Were Preventable

Three of the deaths were from falls and the fourth was due to a medication mistake

  MINNESOTA — Minnesota’s Department of Health reports nearly 340 medical errors in the state’s hospitals and surgical centers led to some deaths that could have been preventable. The annual report of the state department’s adverse health events states at least four deaths were caused by a preventable error. Three of the deaths were from falls and the fourth was…

ND House Kills Bill that Would Combine Treasury Office

The proposal was to close the office and split the responsibilities between other agencies

  BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Legislators have killed a bi-partisan proposal allowing voters to decide if the state Treasurer’s Office is needed. The proposal was to close the office and split the responsibilities between other agencies. The state treasurer manages the cash flow for state agencies and distributes tax collections to local governments. The bill was co-sponsored by Fargo…

Inside Perspective on Downtown’s Arts Incubator

Artists are an endangered species in some communities. But Fargo's giving them their very own environment.

In an economy that can price artists right out of the real estate market, it’s rare to see a community that’s making an effort to give art and the people who create it a dedicated space to make art flower. That’s what downtown’s Fargo’s Art Incubator aims to do. The space was developed by The Arts Partnership and the Kilbourne…

LIVE: “Sensory Mommies” Make Weighted Blankets For Kids With Special Needs

Custom-Made Blankets Help Kids With Autism And Other Disorders

Tina Dietz with Sensory Mommies joins Adam Ladwig live on the KVRR morning show. The company makes weighted blankets for people with autism and other disorders. Dietz talks about the health benefits weighted blankets have. The weight of the blanket can help calm someone down if they are experience stress or anxiety. Sensory Mommies custom-makes all blankets based on weight…

Warm Weather Helps Local Construction Get a Head Start

With a warmer than usual Fargo February, will the orange cones come back early?

FARGO, N.D. — For some, the construction season is never over. A warmer than normal February means more progress on new buildings. But will road construction make an early return? Fargo city engineers say even though you could go outside without a jacket, the underground frost will prevent early road construction. But some house builders said even if it’s below…

Renovations Underway at Historic Bonanzaville Church

After being moved to Bonanzaville in 2015 the church on its way to being open to the public

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The South Pleasant Church at Bonanzaville is getting a face lift. Renovations at the Church are currently underway to get it in shape for this summer. This church has a long history. “890s, it was built. It’s 127–years–old,” said Executive Director of CCHS-Bonanzaville, Brenda Warren. It’s a rare piece of North Dakota history that was saved…