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Fargo Police Searching for Armed Robbery Suspects

The suspects are described as two black males who stole an undisclosed amount of cash

Police are searching for two suspects in an armed robbery of the 25th Street South Casey’s in Fargo. “Approximately 5:16, the Casey’s store had two males enter,” explained Fargo Police Sgt. Collin Gnoinsky. “They appeared to be black males and both of them brandished handguns and ended up behind the till. There was one employee that was working at the…

Children of Late Bobby Vee Fighting Over Singer’s Estate

The children are claiming some are misusing the money from the estate

Two of Bobby Vee’s four children have filed a court petition claiming their siblings are misusing money from the late pop singer’s estate. Robby Velline and Jennifer Whittet Velline claim in the Stearns County District Court petition that their brothers, Tommy and Jeff Velline, have used money from the estate for their personal benefit. The brothers have filed a counter…

Mayo Doctors say Governor Dayton’s Cancer is Treatable

The governor announced he had cancer the day after fainting while giving Minnesota's State of the State address

  A Mayo Clinic official says Gov. Dayton’s prostate cancer was caught early and is `treatable and curable’. The governor was at the clinic Tuesday and Wednesday for more tests, which found no signs the cancer has spread, and to develop a plan of attack. The official says Dayton can continue his executive duties. Last week, the governor announced his…

Leader of Standing Rock Tribe Says DAPL Protesters are Undermining Legal Efforts

Authorities arrested 74 protesters on Wednesday, including former Democratic candidate for U.S. House, Chase Iron Eyes

  Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault is criticizing Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents who set up a camp on private land. He says the move undermines the tribe’s efforts to make a legitimate case against the pipeline, which the tribe says threatens its drinking water. Authorities arrested 74 protesters after they set up tee-pees Wednesday on land owned by…

Prop Money Still Being Passed Around in Metro Area

Police say the prop money is easily available online and are clearly marked as fake

  Police are again warning of counterfeit money floating around Fargo. More fake movie money has turned up. This time it’s fake $50 bills that do not feel real and are clearly marked “for motion picture use only”. The prop money is easily available online. Early last month a 22-year old Fargo man was arrested for passing fake $100 bills…

Remembering David Lynch: The Story Behind His School Badge

The Meaning of David's "School Badge"

Valley City High School shared with us a touching story about David. The freshman passed away earlier this week after a medical episode at the high school. This story on how David received a “school badge” was posted to the Valley City High School Facebook page. One day this fall David approached our school superintendent, Mr. Johnson, in his office…

South Fargo Gas Station Robbery

Early morning armed robbery at Casey's General Store at 3545 25th St. S.

An armed robbery at a south Fargo convenience store Thursday morning. Police say it happened at around 5:16 this morning at Casey’s General Store at 3545 25th St. S. Police say the two armed suspects were black males and wore ski masks to cover their faces. The suspects allegedly stole an undisclosed amount of money from the cash register. The clerk was…

Former Refugee Speaks Out on Potential North Dakota, National Ban

Kuwar Farok came to Fargo as a refugee more than 20 years ago

North Dakota lawmakers are getting ready to vote on a bill which could potentially close the state’s doors to incoming refugees. In response, hundreds have signed up on a Facebook page to rally at the Civic Center in downtown Fargo on Thursday afternoon. We sat down with a man who came to Fargo as a refugee more than 20 years ago….

Sunday Blue Law One Step Closer to Being a Thing of the Past

One day after voting down a bill to kill North Dakota's Blue Laws, the House reconsidered and passed the bill

The Sunday morning Blue Laws are one step closer to being a thing of the past in North Dakota. The bill will move to the senate where there is strong support on both sides of the isle. Some local city officials believe the Blue Laws hurt the competitive edge of some Fargo businesses. “Those sales and those sales tax dollars…

NDSU Students Rally Support Against Restrictive Education Bills

Student government officials believe the bills would do more harm than good

NDSU student government organized an on–campus letter writing campaign. The student body was invited to stop by Memorial Union to write letters to state lawmakers in opposition to two bills under consideration. One would raise tuition for Minnesota residents attending North Dakota state schools, and the other would limit the number of out–of–state students that attend schools such as NDSU….