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Volunteers Prep for Frostival

Volunteers built igloos and snow cubes for the 2017 Frostival

The 2017 Frostival kicks off this Friday and the community has been working together to build the perfect winter set up. The Frostival will include activities such as cardboard sled races, snow fort making and a winter rocks skating event. Today, 13 volunteers put on their snow boots and came out to the Hjemkomst to build igloos and snow cubes…

Girl Scout Cookie Sales Coming Soon

Girl Scout Cookies Will Start Being Sold February 3rd Around the F-M Area

We hope your sweet tooth is ready because Girl Scouts in the metro will start selling their classic cookies next week. Girl Scout cookies will be on sale February 3rd through March 5th. Some of the locations around town where you can find the cookies include Family Fare in West Fargo and Bully Brew Coffee on 40th Avenue South in…

Salvation Army Beats Red Kettle Goal of $900,000

The Salvation Army thanked the FM area for helping beat their Red Kettle goal

You helped the Salvation Army reach its annual Red Kettle fundraising goal in the metro. They raised $904,678, beating the goal of $900,000. Majors Elaine and Byron Medlock say they plan on retiring in May of 2018. They say a goal of raising $1 million next winter would be a great way to go out with a bang. “It’s been a…

Early Screening for Prostate Cancer Key to Survival

All men are encouraged to begin screening after turning 50

Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer for men and it’s a highly survivable disease if caught early. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 90 percent of those diagnosed with prostate cancer will survive if it’s caught early. Since preventing prostate cancer is not possible, catching the disease early is vital part in survival….

North Dakota Senators Remember Slain Deputy

Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp reach out to Deputy Allery's family, friends and the law enforcement community

  Both U.S. Senators from North Dakota took to the floor of the Senate to pay tribute to Deputy Colt Allery. Senators Heidi Heitkamp and John Hoeven also commended law enforcement for their work to keep the state’s families safe. “I know this is an incredibly tough time for Rolette County Sheriff Medrud and his deputies right now as well,”…

UPDATED: Fire Crews Battle Blaze at Countryside Trailer Court in Fargo

Fire officials say they think the fire started near the back of the trailer but are continuing their investigation

  UPDATED 12:11 am: Firefighters battled a late night fire at Countryside Trailer Court in Fargo. The call for help came in at about 10:30 Monday night to the 1400 block of First Avenue South. Fire officials say the trailer home was engulfed in flames. They say no one was home at the time and they think the fire started…

The Blue Ribbon Commission on Addiction Takes Action

The Blue Ribbon Commission is working to end opioid abuse and addiction in the Fargo-Moorhead community

The CDC says drug overdoses are the leading cause of accidental deaths in the nation. Since 2012, the Cass County Coroner reports there have been more than 60 overdose deaths in the county. So how are local officials working together to come up with a plan to fight back? The mayors of Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead, Dilworth and Horace have…

Pothole Repairs Won’t Last Thanks to Weather

The potholes usually don't appear at this rate until at least March

You may not even notice one until you drive over it. The city of Fargo is getting an early start on pothole repairs this season. “It’s earlier than we’re used to,” said Lee Anderson with Fargo Public Works. Anderson says potholes usually don’t start happening at this rate until at least March. He adds as the weather changes, it’s almost as if…

Fargo Police Issues Warning About Dangerous Synthetic Drug

Carfentanil is 10,000 more times potent than morphine and 100 times more potent than Fentanyl

Courtesy: Fargo Police Dept.Fargo Police are warning about a dangerous drug that has popped up in our area. It’s called Carfentanil. The synthetic opioid is 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times more potent than Fentanyl. It was identified through lab results after recent narcotics investigations in the area. It can come in many different forms including powder, tablets…

Plains Art Museum Getting a Head Start on Super Bowl Celebrations

Youth Pottery on the Wheel Created Super Bowl soup bowls for kids

The Super Bowl is coming up next month and the Plains Art Museum is getting a head start on dish preparations. Youth Pottery on the Wheel created Super Bowl soup bowls for kids ages 9 and up. Kids were able to create bowls of all sizes to be used for food during the Super Bowl. “Just getting kids at a…