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Father’s Day Celebration Brings Generations Together

Drekker Brewing Company and Blackbird Woodfire team up to host Father's Day brunch

  FARGO, N.D.– It’s Father’s Day and dads all over are being celebrated. Drekker Brewing Company and Blackbird Woodfire teamed up to host a Father’s Day brunch to celebrate dads and all the things they do for their kids and family. “Well this is like Dad heaven here at the brewery,” said Mark Bjornstad, co-founder of Drekker Brewing Co. “It’s a great place…

Presentation on Notable Local Journalist Jane Swisshelm

This week's topic is Jane Swisshelm; a prominent journalist in the 1860's who wrote for a newspaper in Saint Cloud Minnesota

ABERCROMBIE, N.D.– Fort Abercrombie is hosting historical presentations about the area. This week’s topic is Jane Swisshelm; a prominent journalist in the 1860’s who wrote for a newspaper in Saint Cloud Minnesota. At the time, she was an abolitionist and activist for women’s rights and was the first woman to cover a story from the Senate Press Gallery. The historical center…

Red Lake Police Try To Identify Young School Vandals

They Want to seek restitution from the boys' parents

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption RED LAKE, MN — Police are searching for a group of kids that broke into schools and bus garages in Red Lake, Minnesota causing thousands of dollars in damage. They posted these pictures to Facebook and said the kids, who are believed to be ages 11…

Rick Berg Unanimously Elected To Full Term As North Dakota GOP Chairman

He was first elected party chairman in 2018 to fill out the term of Kelly Armstrong

BISMARCK, ND — Former U.S. Congressman Rick Berg of Fargo has been elected to his first full term as chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party. Members of the party’s state committee unanimously backed Berg at their meeting in Bismarck on Saturday. He was first elected party chairman in 2018 to fill out the term of Kelly Armstrong, who stepped down…

Dad Drowns While Attempting To Save Child At Dead Shot Bay Day Before Father’s Day

The Becker County sheriff's office says Christopher Schultz jumped into Detroit Lake after his child fell from the bridge

Chris Schultz/GoFundMeDETROIT LAKES, MN — Authorities say a father died while trying to save his 3-year-old child who fell from a bridge into a northwestern Minnesota lake. The Becker County sheriff’s office says Christopher Schultz jumped into Detroit Lake after his child fell from the bridge at Dead Shot Bay on Saturday evening. The sheriff’s office says in a news release…

AMVETS To Retire More Than 1200 American Flags

In order to properly retire a flag, it must be cut into specific pieces and burned piece by piece, with the blue and stars last.

FARGO, N.D.– The Fargo AMVETS are retiring American flags that people from the community have brought in. In order to properly retire a flag, it must be cut into specific pieces and burned piece by piece, with the blue and stars last. A statement about the significance of a piece is mentioned at the ceremony. Anyone is welcome to observe the…

First Annual Juneteenth Celebration in Moorhead

Over a hundred and fifty years have passed since the Emancipation Proclamation, and celebrations across the country called Juneteenth are commemorating just that.

MOORHEAD, Minn.– Over a hundred and fifty years have passed since the Emancipation Proclamation, and celebrations across the country called Juneteenth are commemorating just that. June 19th, 1865, better known as Juneteenth, is the day slavery ended. The celebration is centered around education and self–improvement….One local organization is hoping to teach the community about its significance. “I wanted to bring this…

Food Truck Fridays Are Finally Here

Suna's is an authentic Egyptian eatery serving kebabs and Koshari.

FARGO, N.D.– The first ever food truck Friday debuted just south of Fargo City Hall. Suna’s is an authentic Egyptian eatery serving kebabs and Koshari. They were surprised when they were the only ones serving food, but didn’t mind all of the customers. Suna’s owner says she got her love of cooking from her mother, who died two years ago. “Honestly…

How Your DNA Could Change the Future of Health

The National Institute of Health's All of Us research program hopes to get 1 million volunteers over 10 years of touring

FARGO, N.D.– A National Institute is collecting volunteers’ DNA and lifestyle information. The National Institute of Health’s All of Us research program hopes to get 1 million volunteers over 10 years of touring. The group has been taking volunteers since last May, and already has more than 200,000 . “I came mostly for the research part, to help,” said volunteer Russel Emerson. “Yes…

Man’s Body Found in Grafton

GRAFTON, N.D. – Authorities are investigating after a man’s body is recovered from the Park River in Grafton. A search for 63–year–old Kenneth Wilson of Grafton began after he didn’t show up for work on Wednesday. Grafton Police says friends and family had joined the search when Wilson’s body was found around noon. His body has been sent to Grand Forks…