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Concordia College students learn about Middle Eastern culture with henna

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Concordia College students learn about other cultures by partaking in cultural body art. Concordia’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Commission invites students to get a small peak into middle-eastern culture with free henna at the Knutson Center. The student led organization says that it’s goals are to not only allow students from the U.S. to experience new cultures but…

Rob Kupec judges disaster projects at Northern Cass

HUNTER, N.D. – It looked like a disaster at Northern Cass School. Seventh grade students are being judged on their disaster projects for their geography class. Students needed to use science, technology, engineering, art and math in each project as well as give a history of their natural disaster. KVRR Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec was one of the judges and…

Sen. Hoeven Meets With Ag Leaders & Rural Businesses on Payments & Exports

Some of the topics he covered were disaster assistance and export opportunities.

FARGO, N.D.- Senator Hoeven says  it’s been a difficult year for farmers with low prices and severe weather damaging crops. “We’re helping with the market facilitation payment which now for North Dakota has been over a billion dollars. And now, we’re working on the disaster assistance piece both for our sugar producers, and I think we’re getting closer to getting…

Gov. Burgum calls Fargo hottest job market in the country at Economic Outlook Forum

The event featured several speakers, including Forbes publisher Rich Karlgaard and Gov. Doug Burgum

FARGO, N.D. — The Chamber’s 2020 Economic Outlook Forum highlights the metro as one of the best places to live based on local economic trends. The event featured Forbes publisher and North Dakota native Rich Karlgaard as keynote speaker. He explored various factors impacting the economy, from technology to energy and workforce trends. Gov. Doug Burgum says Fargo is the…

West Fargo K9s gifted bulletproof vests

WEST FARGO, N.D. – West Fargo Police Department’s K9s Macho and Brewtus are sporting new vests. They received these bullet and stab protective vests from the Massachusetts Non-Profit Vested Interest in K9s. The non-profit’s mission is to provide vests and other kinds of assistance to dogs of law enforcement throughout the U.S. Vests are provided to actively employed dogs and…

Once Popular McDonald’s In Fargo Reduced To Rubble

BNSF Railway Owns The Land And says it has no immediate plans

FARGO, N.D. — McDonald’s on Main Avenue in Fargo is no more. Crews are working to demolish the structure. BNSF Railway, which owns the land, says the franchise owner terminated the lease at the end of 2019. A notice was given to customers on New Year’s Day announcing the closing and inviting people to visit other McDonald’s locations in Fargo,…

Moorhead Police Searching for Individuals Suspected of Tampering with Mailboxes

The individuals have not been identified.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Moorhead Police Department is searching for two individuals believed to be involved in mailbox tampering. Police say the mailboxes between 8th Street South and 14th Street South near Belsly Boulevard were tampered with between 2:30 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. on Thursday. The individuals have not been identified, but police say one of the suspects is a tall, white…

Young Man Dead After Farm Accident Near Oakes, North Dakota

Officials responded to a farmstead northwest of Oakes around 9 a.m. Wednesday

DICKEY CO, N.D. — A 25-year-old man is dead after a farm related accident in Dickey County, North Dakota. The sheriff’s office, Oakes Ambulance and police department responded to a farmstead northwest of Oakes around 9 a.m. Wednesday. They responded to a call of a farm accident involving an individual and equipment. The sheriff says the man was run over…