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Gifted First Graders of Lewis and Clark Give Gifts of Their Own

The students collected more than 500 teddy bears to give to children in need

First graders in the Gifted and Talented Program at Lewis and Clark Elementary gave a gift of their own. The students asked for teddy bear donations from the community to give to children involved in crises After collecting for a little over a week, the total number of stuffed animals collected is 552. The Fargo Fire Department and the Fargo…

Moorhead Man Charged in Bar Altercation in Dent

Authorities arrested 23-year-old Cody Ridley after he was thrown out of the Dugout Bar in Dent last weekend

  DENT, Minn. — A Moorhead man is facing a charge of making terroristic threats after an incident at a bar. Authorities arrested 23-year-old Cody Ridley after he was thrown out of the Dugout Bar in Dent last weekend. They say Ridley told a woman at the bar that he could “mess up” her husband for $200 and said he…

Schumacher Home Set to be Demolished

The House Involved in Last Year's Police Standoff, Killing Officer Jason Moszer is Set to be Demolished in the Next Few Days

  FARGO, N.D. — The boarded up, vacant house that was the scene of the fatal police standoff more than a year ago is set to be demolished in the next few days. It was last February from this house in north Fargo, when Marcus Schumacher shot and killed Officer Jason Moszer in an alley and then took his own life….

Fargo Man Identified in Fatal Work Accident

Authorities say Martinson was directing a truck as it backed out of a garage

  FARGO, N.D. — Authorities release the name of the worker killed in an accident at a south Fargo business on Tuesday. Nathan Martinson, 41, of Fargo, was pinned between two trucks at Custom Truck and Auto Shine in the 3400 block of 4th Avenue South Tuesday morning. Authorities say Martinson was directing a truck as it backed out of…

Boston’s Coming to West Fargo

Boston's offers a contemporary, sit-down family dining atmosphere with a separate sports bar

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar is coming to West Fargo. The first North Dakota location is expected to open this year with plans for expansion in Fargo, Bismarck and Minot. Boston’s offers a contemporary, sit-down family dining atmosphere with a separate sports bar. The restaurant specializes in gourmet pizza and pasta. The company has more…

Wadena Man Indicted on First Degree Murder Charge

Antonio St. Marie had been released from jail the day before the shooting

  WADENA, Minn. — A Grand Jury has indicted a Wadena man with first-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife in November. Antonio St. Marie had been released from jail the day before the shooting. Margaret St. Marie, 27, was found dead in their apartment. Her brother and a child were held at gunpoint. St. Marie was arrested…

Ponsford Man Makes Plea in Fargo Woman’s Murder

The 23-year-old Ponsford, Minnesota man killed 40-year-old Cory Terlecky in her south Fargo townhouse in May 2016.

  FARGO, N.D. — The man accused of raping and killing a Fargo woman last May has pleaded guilty to her murder in a plea deal. A gross sexual imposition charge against Landon Lauwagie was dropped. The 23-year-old Ponsford, Minnesota man killed 40-year-old Cory Terlecky in her south Fargo townhouse in May 2016. Lauwagie fled the area after the murder and…

Fargo Based Vanity Shutting Down; West Acres Loses 12th Store

This brings another hit to West Acres, who will lose its 12th Store

FARGO, N.D. — After nearly 60 years, Fargo-based Vanity is closing its stores across the country. In an exclusive interview with KFGO News, Board Chairman Jim Bennett said the women’s fashion retailer has filed for bankruptcy and will close 140 stores in 27 states. Bennett says competition from internet retailers was a significant factor in the decision. “We take a…

LIVE: Learn About Somali Culture And Cuisine

International Potluck Featuring Somali Food Set For Plains Art Museum

Peter Schott joins Adam Ladwig on KVRR’s morning show. Schott helps organize the International Potluck series, a monthly potluck meal at the Plains Art Museum. This month, the group is featuring Somali food. Everyone who brings a dish shares a story about Somali culture. They try out samosa, a fried wrapping filled with meat, vegetables and spices. The event is…

University Square Mall Hit with Multiple Burglaries

Police are investigating a series of burglaries in south Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — As a business owner, this may be one of your biggest fears. “If someone wants to get in your business bad enough, they’re likely going to get in and there’s not a lot you can do,” said Deputy Chief Joe Anderson. Walls were torn apart, cash registers were emptied and plaster was thrown everywhere throughout multiple stores at…