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Garbage, Human Waste at DAPL Camps Main Concerns of Polluting Missouri River

The garbage isn't the only thing that may make its way to the river and create a negative environmental impact

FARGO, N.D. — Governor Burgum’s concerns for cleaning up at the main pipeline protest camp rise along with the temperatures. He issued an evacuation order on Wednesday. He says what protesters have left behind could end up polluting the rivers. Protesters left their mark on the site of the Dakota Access pipeline. That area of land floods almost every spring. It’s…

Prairie Roots Food Co-Op Prepping for Open House

The Co-op Will Host an Open House to the Public Saturday, February 18th

FARGO, N.D. — Downtown Fargo will soon have a grocery store full of healthy, organic options. “It’s a locally owned community grown grocery store so the co–op is funded by memberships and people who invest in the co–op,” said Kurt Kopperud, who is the store’s general manager. “I think it’s providing downtown with a grocery store and second of all,…

Scammers Targeting Cass County Electric Customers

Some customers are also reporting fake representatives showing up at their door

FARGO, N.D. — Cass County Electric Cooperative officials want to warn their customers of a recent string of phone scams. The scammers allegedly call customers and threaten to disconnect their service if immediate payment isn’t made. Officials said if you get these calls, hang up, and let your service providers know. Legitimate providers will usually ask for payments by mail…

New Retail Chain Coming to Moorhead

The family owned company was founded in 1947 and currently has 39 stores in six states

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Minnesota-based home, farm and outdoor store is coming to Moorhead. Mayor Del Rae Williams says the retail chain Runnings will be moving into the former Kmart building along Highway 10 East. She says crews will be doing some work at the store this spring with an anticipated grand opening in the fall. Runnings is headquartered…

Live United Awards Showcase Community Support

It was also announced that United Way reached its 2016 campaign goal of 5.7 million dollars

FARGO, N.D. — United Way is celebrating its “2016 LIVE UNITED” awards with a “Tonight Show” style event. Guests were entertained by a host as a thank you from United Way for all the community support shown in 2016. Nine awards were given out to local organizations and individuals who excelled at helping the organization. Winners were called up and…

ToSti the K9 Has His First Coffee with a Cop

The K9 doesn't always get to come with the West Fargo Police Deparment's monthly trip.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Seniors at Eventide at Sheyenne Crossings retirement community got a special visit. West Fargo police brought along a four legged hero for “Coffee with a Cop”. The visit happens once a month, but the dog doesn’t always get to come with. ToSti, a Dutch shepherd, is West Fargo’s second K9. The police department hopes these visits…

Authority Chairwoman of Vikings’ Stadium Resigns

A recent legislative audit found nearly half of the tickets for a pair of suites were issued to friends and family of top officials

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The chairwoman of the authority overseeing the Minnesota Vikings’ stadium has resigned. Michelle Kelm-Helgen announced her resignation in a letter in which she said it was “in the public interest” to step down. Kelm-Helgen faced weeks of criticism over questionable use of luxury suites by family and friends. A recent legislative audit found that nearly half…

“Day Without Immigrants” Social Media Campaign Goes National

Some workers won't get paid, but many said protesting is worth the sacrifice

  NATIONAL — Dozens of restaurants and other businesses shut their doors in Minneapolis as part of a “Day Without Immigrants.” The social media-driven campaign is taking place in several cities across the country. It urges foreign-born people not to go to work or school, or shop, as a way to show how immigrants help the U.S. economy. Hundreds of protesters…

Tech Tip Today: Facebook Messenger

It's a little tricky to use at first. Francie Black has some tips to help you spruce it up.

Facebook Messenger can be a little confusing at first, but it has a lot of features that can help you. Not only can it make communicating with your friends faster and more efficient, you can show more of your personality in it as well. Check out this week’s Tech Tip Today. Categories: Business, Community, Entertainment, Morning – Features

Two Thousand Fargo Residents Opt Out of “All in One”

Fargo will go to an all–in–one recycling program this summer.

Just over two thousand Fargo residents chose to do their own recycling. Fargo will go to an all–in–one recycling program this summer. 23 thousand homes will get a 96 gallon bucket in June. The new service is $3 a month and eliminates the sorting process when you recycle. Right now the service is only available for residential recycling. Apartments and…