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Emergency Responders Prepare Block 9 Builders With Mock Safety Drill

It's located in the east 200 block of Broadway

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police, Fargo Fire and F-M Ambulance help construction workers put on a mock safety drill at the Block 9 site. McGough Construction, the contractor behind the project, puts on a safety drill every time conditions at a site change. During the simulation, one of the foremen pretended to be unconscious but still breathing in the deep hole….

Cultural Diversity Resources Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The group was founded in 1994 to serve as a multicultural bridge in the metro

FARGO, N.D. — A group acting as a multi–cultural bridge to New Americans in the metro celebrates its 25th anniversary. Cultural Diversity Resources offered snacks and information about their services and programs as part of an Open House Wednesday. The organization helps people adjust to their new life in the United States while educating others about new cultures. After it was…

It’s a boy! Alison Voorhees And Her Husband Welcome Baby Hayden

KVRR co-anchor delivered this bundle of joy around 2 this morning

FARGO, ND — Our KVRR family just got a little bit bigger and a lot cuter! KVRR co-anchor Alison Voorhees delivered this bundle of joy around 2 this morning. If you watched the 9 o’clock news Tuesday night you might have noticed that she was becoming a little winded and turning a little red. Alison went to the hospital and a…

Massive Farm Bill Is Passed By Congress, President Trump Is Expected To Sign It

The bill includes safety nets for producers and funding for the SNAP program

WASHINGTON — The massive nearly $900 billion farm bill is headed to President Trump. Senator John Hoeven of North Dakota chaired the Senate vote and said, “The vote on the conference committee report is 87 yea 13 nay. The conference report is agreed to.” The Senate passed the bill yesterday and this afternoon it passed the House. Senator Hoeven is chairman of…

Police: No Threat To Safety At Horizon Middle School

 A photo on social media has created security concerns

MOORHEAD, MN — A photo on social media has created security concerns at Horizon Middle School in Moorhead. School officials say it was first brought to their attention last week and investigated. Police determined that there was no threat to school safety. In the last 24 hours, the photo has circulated again on social media. District officials say quote “we take…

Driver And Passenger Hurt After Crashing During High Speed Chase

19-year-old Ethan Yarbro of Euclid, Minnesota was taken to the hospital in Crookston

POLK COUNTY, MN — A young driver and his passenger are both hurt after trying to outrun authorities early this morning in Polk County. 19-year-old Ethan Yarbro of Euclid, Minnesota was taken to the hospital in Crookston after crashing his vehicle. His 17-year-old female passenger was also taken to the hospital. Authorities say they both admitted to drinking alcohol. Charges are…

Becker County Man Hurt After Propane Furnace Explodes

A GoFundMe account has been started for Ken Otte who has burns to his hands, arms and face

BECKER COUNTY, MN — A rural Becker County man is recovering at a Minneapolis hospital after being burned in a fire that destroyed his house over the weekend. A GoFundMe account has been started for Ken Otte who has burns to his hands, arms and face. It says he went to start his propane furnace and it exploded. Authorities say Otte…

Kids Get Ready for the Holidays by Decorating Gingerbread-Themed Ornaments

The library is having another decorating day in North Fargo on Thursday

FARGO, N.D. — Kids got into the holiday spirit by making gingerbread–inspired clay ornaments. The youngsters started out at Dr. James Carlson Library in South Fargo by adding a personalized twist to their mini-gingerbread men. Some drew inspiration from their love of the Minnesota Vikings, and some kept it simple with their pizzazz on their new decorations. When they finished molding…

NDSU Fans Look Back Fondly on Chris Klieman’s Time at NDSU

Some fans say winning three FCS titles under Klieman was a meaningful experience

FARGO, N.D. — After guiding the Bison to three FCS National Championships and eighteen straight wins inside the FargoDome, some NDSU fans look back and smile at how Chris Klieman left his mark on Bison football. “He gets so pumped up and fired up with the team after every touchdown, after every call. It’s definitely going to be hard when he…

“Law Enforcement Day” Drums Up Volunteers to Support Salvation Army

Officers from the Fargo and Moorhead Police Departments were among the participants

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Police officers stood outside several stores across the metro ringing bells for the Salvation Army. The officers from various branches of law enforcement look to collect the most money in their competition against firefighters and realtors. Volunteers from the Moorhead Police Department stood outside Hornbacher’s on Main Avenue throughout the day. Some say the opportunity to help out…