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Governor Burgum Honors SunButter Headquarters in Fargo

They say they're selling millions of jars across the continent, doubling their sales from the past two years

FARGO, ND — Governor Burgum made a stop at SunButter’s headquarters to celebrate their commitment to manufacturing in Fargo. Officials with the company which makes seed-to-jar sunflower butter say they’re fast growing and employ more than 20 people in the area. They say they’re selling millions of jars across the continent, doubling their sales from the past two years. SunButter…

The Upcoming I-94 Interchange Bridge Project

The project is needed to prevent the top layer of the deck from loosening

WEST FARGO, ND — The City of West Fargo wants the community to be aware of the upcoming West Fargo interchange bridge project. The project is needed to prevent the top layer of the deck from loosening. Those working on the project say once it’s finished, it will provide the same route options for travelers. In May, there will be…

UPDATE: Police Confirm Murder-Suicide in Menahga

Police found two male bodies inside the home of 814 Oak Avenue Northeast after responding to a 911 call just after midnight

MENAHGA, Minn. — Police are calling it a murder – suicide after two bodies are found in a Menahga, Minnesota home. Family members of one of the men  drove up to the home  for a 3:00 p.m. funeral, but when they got here, they found out another tragedy may have happened in their family. Police found two male bodies inside…

Cone Zone: Center Street in West Fargo

A truck hit it last Wednesday morning

  WEST FARGO, ND — A section of Center Street in West Fargo will be closed this week. Crews will begin work on Tuesday to repair a damaged railroad underpass. A truck hit it last Wednesday morning. No serious injuries were reported, but the truck was heavily damaged. Center Street will be closed from Main Avenue to 7th Avenue Northeast…

North Dakota Horse Park Requesting Seven Race Dates in 2018

Daily attendance averaged nearly 2,000 people, which was down several hundred from 2016

  FARGO, ND — The North Dakota Horse Park in Fargo will ask for seven race dates in 2018, one day less than this year. The director says the three day horse race weekends tried for the first time this summer didn’t pan out the way they had hoped. He says the extended race dates spread horse numbers thin and…

Bank of North Dakota Selling Federal Student Loans to Texas Company

After that, the bank continued to service the federal loans it already had issued

  NORTH DAKOTA — The state-owned Bank of North Dakota is getting out of the federal student loan business. The bank had been making federally guaranteed student loans for nearly half a century when the U.S. Department of Education took over the program in 2010. After that, the bank continued to service the federal loans it already had issued. The…

Chipotle Stocks Drop as Television Actor Declares on Instagram the Food Almost Killed Him

Following the 32-year-old actor's post, Chipotle's stock sank nearly three percent

  NATIONAL — Chipotle is firing back at “Supergirl” actor, Jeremy Jordan, who took to Instagram to tell the world the fast food chain made him so sick he, quote, “almost died.” Jordan says the food he ate at Chipotle “did not agree” with him and while he says he has advocated for them in the past, they are “terrible.”…

West Acres Announces LuLulemon Opening This Friday

The athletic apparel store for men and woman with a space to host community-focused events will open Friday, November 17.

Courtesy: “The Watch”Fargo, ND — lululemon announced it’s grand opening in the West Acres Mall. The athletic apparel store for men and woman with a space to host community-focused  events will open Friday, November 17. The news was shared on West Acres blog, “The Watch”. lululemon will occupy the space where Wet Seal was, near the food court. That’s temporary…

Two Stabbed During Theft From Macy’s Dressing Room At Mall of America

Suspect Is In Custody After The Sunday Evening Stabbing

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — A suspect attempting to steal personal items from a men’s dressing room at Macy’s at the Mall of America stabs two people. It all went down around 6:45 p.m. Sunday in Bloomington. Police Chief Jeff Potts said, “There have been two adult males that have been taken to the hospital and have what are described as non-life-threatening…

Breast Friends: Through Good Times and Bad

FM Breast Friends offers support to women with breast cancer

FARGO, ND — It’s the phrase no one ever wants to hear: “You have breast cancer.” The reality is there are many here in metro that have. More and more these days, you hear of someone being diagnosed with cancer. As shocking as the diagnosis is, what people may not realize is how long it follows you even after you’ve been…