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“Pot Squatch” Photobombs Meteorologist During Weathercast

The Sasquatch was dressed in marijuana leaves and began playing around in the snow behind the meteorologist's live shot

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A meteorologist in Massachusetts had an up close and personal experience with the legendary Bigfoot…and it’s all caught on camera. It’s LIVE television, folks. You never know what might happen. Okay, so he’s not the real Bigfoot and we’re not fake news…but the photobomb really happened. WWLP was in the middle of their weathercast shot when the…

Gym Fire Closes Sisseton Elementary School

There were no injuries and school officials hope to re-open the school by Tuesday

SISSETON, S.D. — No one was hurt after a fire broke out at a Sisseton elementary school. School officials say nearly 500 students in kindergarten through fifth grade were evacuated after a fire was discovered in the gym of Westside Elementary School. They say it appears the fire began in a mechanical room and it is accidental. Students and staff…

Minnesota Lawmakers Proposing to Halt Viewing Casket Tax

The proposal has heavy support from many lawmakers

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota lawmakers are hoping to put a stop to the state’s tax on the use of viewing coffins during funerals. The proposal has heavy support from both party sides because while caskets or urns are exempt from tax, the “viewing coffins” used during the funeral is subject to a nearly seven percent state sales tax. Governor…

Minnesota Announces First Child Death from the Flu This Season

A total of 715 people have been hospitalized since the beginning of the flu season

MINNESOTA — Minnesota has announced they have their first child death due to the flu this season. Officials with the state Department of Health says this is their only known case so far but could not provide any other details about the case due to privacy concerns. They say nearly 156 people were hospitalized with the flu last week alone…

ND House Rejects Discrimination Bill Based on Sexual Orientation

The bill was defeated 69-22 on Friday, the latest defeat for an idea that's gone down three other times in recent years.

  BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota lawmakers have rejected a bill for a fourth time that would prevent discrimination based on sexual orientation when it comes to their homes or jobs. The bill was overwhelmingly defeated 69 to 22. Fargo Democrat Josh Boschee is the main sponsor of the legislation and says many LGBT people live under the constant fear…

A Life of Service: Honoring the Memory of Officer Jason Moszer

Officer Moszer's family is preparing for a special tribute one year after being killed on duty

SABIN, Minn. — Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the shooting death of Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer. Officer Moszer was shot and killed on February 10th, 2016, while responding to a domestic disturbance in north Fargo. The grief from his loss is still being felt one year later. “It just didn’t seem real,” said Amy Moszer. “I thought…

Giving Hearts Day: Not Just About Giving Back…It’s Giving Your All

All around the Fargo-Moorhead area, we found organizations and volunteers working hard to help raise money for Giving Hearts Day

RED RIVER VALLEY — When it comes to Giving Hearts Day, it’s not about what you give, but how you give it. For these local groups, it wasn’t just about giving back, it was about giving it their all. All around town, people are on the move for a cause. At Cycle Bar, bikers are on the fast track to…

Giving Hearts Day is for the Pets Too!

This is one of the biggest days each year for raising money for the local animal shelters

FARGO, N.D. — Giving Hearts Day isn’t just for people either. Organizations like 4 Luv of Dog Rescue and Cat’s Cradle set up shop at Natural Pet Center. People stopped by to flip through the adoption book or give money online. This is one of the biggest days each year for raising money for the animal shelters. Both organizations are…

Local Flower Shop Hopes to Provide You the Perfect Valentine’s Arrangement

Prairie Petals in Fargo Redifines the Typical Valentine's Day Bouquet

FARGO, N.D. — A lot of people in the F–M area will be expecting a simple flower arrangement this Valentine’s Day, but one local flower shop is trying to spice things up. Kimberly Hess, the owner of Prairie Petals, said before customizing a bouquet for a customer, they ask them a series of questions. “We’re aiming to make a person happy on…

Beware of Romance Scams This Valentine’s Day

The BBB says scammers prey on other's desires to find love around Valentine's Day

FARGO, N.D. — The Better Business Bureau is warning those seeking love on the internet to be aware of romance scams. Romance scams peak during this time of the year as more people turn to online dating services to find new relationships. The scams are infamous in that the scammer asks for money while trying to avoid a face–to–face meeting….