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Minnesota Judge To Hear Diversion Arguments Tuesday

Could Decide To Halt Construction of F-M Diversion

Both sides in the legal battle over the Red River diversion could get some clarity soon. A federal judge in Minnesota will hear arguments Tuesday on whether construction of the project should be halted until developers receive the necessary permits from the Minnesota DNR. The 36-mile channel is envisioned as the solution to the frequent flooding threat to Fargo-Moorhead. But…

Woman Who Fell From Pickup Identified

She Suffered Severe Head Trauma And Died At The Scene

Douglas Co., Minn. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s office has identified the woman who died after falling out of the back of a pickup. They say the victim is 61-year-old Marilyn Weedman of Alexandria. Weedman fell out of the slow-moving pickup in Alexandria on Saturday and hit her head on the pavement. Deputies arrived and found her with severe head…

Water Lessons Made Fun in the Metro

Family Water Festival was held to teach kids about our natural water resources

  FARGO, ND., In the heat of the summer, it’s the perfect time to find out more about the water resources in our area. The World Garden Commons was taken over this afternoon by presentations, lessons and games all circling around our natural water resources. “We want the community to come here and really have some green space and feel…

Bicyclists Ride to Help People Get Second Chance in Life

Cyclebar raised money to help build a fourth F5 house

FARGO, N.D. — Bicyclists got on the pedals this morning to help give people a second chance in life.  Cyclebar and F5 joined forces to help raise money for the opening of their fourth F5 house. F5 Project is a non–profit organization which helps transition citizens returning from confinement to a new life. Today’s ride was a part of Cyclebar’s…

North Dakota Horse Park Opens for the Season

The racetrack will be open weekends through July 30

FARGO, N.D. — Horses are off to the races this weekend in Fargo.  This year’s live horse racing is back in town for eight days leaving high expectations. “I think this is going to line up to be our best year ever,” said Levi Otis, President of Horse Race North Dakota. More than 250 horses from North Dakota, South Dakota,…

Shoppers Pack Broadway on the Last Day of the Fargo Street Fair

From crafted Wisconsin cheese to handmade sculptures, people came from all over to take part in the outdoor shopping and munching

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Street Fair is on its last day for the season, and the streets of downtown were packed.  From crafted Wisconsin cheese to handmade sculptures, people came from all over to take part in the outdoor shopping and munching. Visitors pushed through the summer heat for the fair’s vendors and performers.  Local businesses and stores were…

Gooseberry Park 5K Brings Awareness to Stillbirth Prevention

Families are running to create change at the fourth annual Mary–Alice 5K

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A local non–profit is showing people in the metro how prevention exists for stillbirth.  They feel the most important step is educating the community. People from the Valley are coming together to melt away the stigma associated with pregnancy loss. “This is a really great place for families to come and have some fun in honor of…

Nine Tornadoes Confirmed in Recent Thunderstorms Across the Valley

These storms ripped through many parts of the Valley on Tuesday

RED RIVER VALLEY — Nine tornadoes from Tuesday’s storms were confirmed by the Grand Forks National Weather Service. Weather officials said the strongest storm created three separate tornadoes along a straight line. The most powerful tornado formed east of Hatton and stayed on the ground for about 23 miles with winds up to 135 miles per hour. The storm weakened…

Storm Damage Cleanup Teams Are in Full Force in Becker County

After Tuesday night's storm, cleanup crews are working to get Becker County back to normal

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — The city of Detroit Lakes is still cleaning up after this week’s storms tore through Becker County. People who live in the region are still picking up the pieces left behind after a series of storms that spawned tornadoes ravaged Lakes County. “I’ve been the emergency manager here since 2013 and this is the worst storm…

New NDSU Student and Retail Complex Breaks Ground

Just a few months ago, PROffutt Limited Partnership was selected to develop a new student housing and retail complex on the 1600 block just off University Drive

FARGO, ND — The NDSU campus has been evolving over the last few years. New shops have opened and neighborhoods are transforming. A new student housing and retail complex will soon be thrown into that mix. Just a few months ago, PROffutt Limited Partnership was selected to develop a new student housing and retail complex on the 1600 block just…