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Helping the Homeless Stay Healthy

A seminar was held to improve healthy lifestyles for those who are homeless

FARGO, N.D. — We’re in the midst of flu season and health experts say this is the most crucial time to keep homeless people in mind. Health Impacts of Homelessness was held at Fargo Cass Public Health to talk about ways to help homeless people stay healthy. A number of agencies presented ways to help the less fortunate in the…

Kilbourne Group Opening Up Shared Space for Artists

Artists have the option to rent out temporary studio spaces and it is acting as a pilot project

FARGO, N.D. — The Arts Partnership and Kilbourne Group teamed up to create Fargo’s newest shared space for artists. People have the option to rent out temporary studio spaces at APT downtown. The building is open to different types of projects, including music. The space was previously used by the military. Kilbourne Group took over the building in August, and…

Great Plains Harmony Delivering Harmonies to Sweethearts

Great Plains Harmony is donating some of their singing telegram proceeds to the Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Great Plains Harmony is using their voices to spread Valentine’s Day surprises to people’s loved ones. The quartet singers will be busy all day delivering songs to sweethearts in the metro. We caught up with the group as they sang for an instructional coach at Eastwood Elementary in West Fargo. She says her husband placed the…

Audubon Robbery Suspects Arrested within 20 Minutes of the Crime

The three suspects fled with an undetermined amount of money and other merchandise

AUDUBON, Minn. — Three men who authorities say held up Orton’s Convenience store in Audubon shortly after 1 a.m. did not get very far. John Greywind, 22, of Bismarck, 23 year-old Dylan Beckman of Lengby and 23-year-old Steven Golden of Moorhead were captured within 20 minutes of the robbery. The Becker County sheriff says two of the men held the…

Cass County Hires New Administrator

Robert Wilson takes over the position held by Keith Berndt, who was fired after an altercation on a United Airlines flight

Courtesy: State Historical Society of North Dakota  CASS COUNTY, N.D. — Cass County has hired a new administrator. He is Robert Wilson, currently the Assistant Commission Administrative Officer in Minnehaha County, South Dakota. Wilson worked as a reporter at KSFY-TV in Sioux Falls before joining Minnehaha County seven years ago. He’ll take the position that was held by Keith Berndt…

Fargo Police Department Making Plans for New Station

The police department's entire field services division of 130 officers, equipment and vehicles will take over the 57,000 square feet of warehouse space

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police will soon be on the move. The department will sublease vacant warehouse space at the Border States Industries building at 105 25th Street North. That is near the city’s Central Garage and Public Works facilities. The police department’s entire field services division of 130 officers, equipment and vehicles will take over the 57,000 square feet…

Legislation Against DAPL Protesters Fails in ND House

The bill said a driver who "unintentionally'' caused an injury or death to a person blocking a road would not be charged

  BISMARCK, N.D. — Legislation aimed at protesters who blocked roads during the Dakota Access pipeline demonstrations has failed in the North Dakota House. The bill said a driver who “unintentionally” caused an injury or death to a person blocking a road would not be charged. The legislation’s primary sponsor, Republican Rep. Keith Kempenich, told The Washington Post recently the…

Fargo Police Release Photo of Casey’s Robbery Suspect

Police say the suspect demanded money but did not appear to be armed

  FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police have released this snapshot of a man who robbed Casey’s General Store on 43rd Street and 13th Avenue South last month. The photo was taken from security camera footage. Police say the man entered the store on January 19th around 8:30 at night and demanded money. It didn’t appear that he was armed. If…

Red River Diversion Project Begins This Week

The state of Minnesota and other opponents are fighting the project in court

  FARGO-MOORHEAD — Work will begin this week on the Red River diversion project for Fargo-Moorhead. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says Ames Construction of Burnsville is sending equipment to the site near Horace to conduct pre-construction studies for the diversion inlet. It will include a control structure with three gates to regulate flows into the diversion channel around…

Citation Numbers in for “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign

During the campaign, 35 drug-related arrests were made

NORTH DAKOTA — Hundreds of citations were handed out during the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over ” campaign. It ran from December 16, 2016 through January 31, 2017 to help save lives on North Dakota roads during the holiday season. Of the nearly 450 citations given out, 55 were alcohol-related and 50 DUI arrests were made. There were another…