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Fargo Man Accused in Liquor Store Robbery in Court

No weapon was shown and he left in a car with an undetermined amount of cash

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo man accused of robbing Bernie’s Wines & Liquors in West Fargo on Sunday has made his first court appearance. Christopher Burns, 36, was arraigned on a felony robbery charge. He’ll be back in court for a preliminary hearing on April 12. Burns is accused of entering the liquor store on Sheyenne Street shortly…

Setback for Real ID Law in Minnesota

It's a setback as Minnesota races toward a January 2018 deadline for the new IDs to board domestic flights

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Efforts to upgrade driver’s licenses so they pass muster for domestic flights have hit a snag in Minnesota. The state Senate has defeated a bill to make the state compliant with the federal Real ID law. Democrats concerned about blocking driver’s license access for immigrants living in Minnesota illegally united with several Republicans who call…

Three Arrested in Otter Tail County Drug Bust

After a search, authorities found nearly $2 million worth of high grade marijuana in 18 duffle bags

From L to R: Anthony Williams, 21, Vontail Kendle, 22, Michael Dunnorm, 22  OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — Three St. Paul men have been charged in Otter Tail County after a major drug bust on I-94. Vontail Kendle, 22, Michael Dunnorm, 22 and Anthony Williams, 21, were arrested on March 1 after a traffic stop near Fergus Falls. The pickup…

Millennials Can’t Get Enough Of Wine

Studies Show millennials drink more wine than any other generation

According to Forbes, millennials drank more wine in the last year than any other generation. You may think beer pong and keg stands, but when it comes to millennials, there seems to be a different alcoholic beverage in mind. “I prefer wine,” said MSUM Student, Maggie Stickney. “Oh wine!” said NDSU Student, Megan Olson. “For sure wine,” said NDSU Student,…

Charity Sled Hockey Tournament Helps to Get People Back on their Feet

Kids and adults with physical disabilities competed in a sled hockey tournament

FARGO, N.D. — Disabled adults and kids in Fargo still have a way to hit the ice rinks and play hockey. Six teams competed in a sled hockey tournament at Angels Arena. Hope Inc. specializes in improving the lives of children and adults with mobility challenges. Teams were set up based on their age range. It’s one of many ways…

Fargo Cyclers Ride to Help Ex-Cons Find a Fresh Start

Cyclebar offered a charity ride to help people returning from confinement

FARGO, N.D. — With warmer weather come greater opportunities for outdoor fun, but cyclers are staying indoors to help ex-cons get back on their feet. Riders put on their cycling shoes and came out to Cyclebar in Fargo for a charity ride. F5 Project teamed up with Cyclebar from two to three in the afternoon to help transition people returning…

Lawmakers Update the Public on the Current Legislative Session

Democrats and Republicans each gave seperate updates in Fargo and Casselton

FARGO, N.D. — We’re about halfway through the North Dakota legislative session and discussions are getting heated up. Democratic representatives from District 44 gave brief updates on the session so far and answered questions from citizens. “The District 44 legislators had a great time today visiting with our constituents about issues that are important to them and some of the…

96.3 KNDS Put on Probation, at Risk of Losing NDSU Funding

In a recent survey done by the university's Finance Advisory Board, more than 75 percent of students say they don't even know KNDS

FARGO, N.D. — ┬áIt seems students are bumping tunes more from their iPods rather than from a college radio station. For some of us, music is what gets us through our longest days. Yet, listening to 96.3 FM KNDS, NDSU’s student-run radio station, is not the route students choose to go to for their wind down of tunes. “I honestly…

Lake Park-Audubon’s “Raider Nation News” Earns 9 Emmy Nominations

Raider Nation News earned their nominations in light news, music video, fiction, PSA, commercial, public affairs/community service and best newscast categories

Raider Nation News: Front: Molly Dickelman, Sheena Meachem, Myla Lewis, Erin Grabinger, Cassidy Holmstrom, William James III, Jenna Braseth, Benjamin Carson, and Elise Whitehead. Back: Michael Vohnoutka, Mitchell Hall, Samantha Dahlgren, Elsa Larson, Michael Donovan, Ethan Schermer, Joseph Peterson, and Anthony Lage. Not Pictured: Eli Bjerken, Alexa Carlson, Alec Korby, Rileigh Leininger, and Savanah Schindler.   LAKE PARK, Minn. —…

Firehouse Subs Grants the West Fargo Police Department a Hefty Donation

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Awards a Grant to West Fargo Police Department to Purchase Vests and Helmets

FARGO, N.D. — Thanks to Firehouse Subs and generous donations from the public, the West Fargo Police Department will be getting some new gear. The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation donated more than $27,000 dollars to the department. The money will go towards purchasing ballistic vests and helmets for the force. Franchise owners say it’s all about giving back to…