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One Dead, One Woman Left Clinging To Life In A Tree After Crash

Accident Happened Saturday Afternoon North of the Fargo Airport

FARGO, N.D. — A crash Saturday afternoon north of the Fargo airport left one woman dead and another woman clinging to life in a tree. The state patrol says 26-year-old Chelsey LaCroix of Fargo was speeding down County Road 31 when the car left the road, rolled and came to rest against a tree. Two passengers were thrown from the…

Another Sailor Killed At Pearl Harbor Is Coming Home To Rest In North Dakota

Services For Lawrence Fecho Will Be Held Near Willow City

Lawrence FechoWILLOW CITY, N.D. — The remains of another North Dakota sailor who was killed at Pearl Harbor will soon be coming home for burial. Navy Fireman 1st Class Lawrence Fecho will be buried with full military honors during a service near Willow City on August 13. Fecho was on the USS Oklahoma in Pearl Harbor when the ship was…

Dilworth Family Sets Up Lemonade Stand to Help Kids Buy School Supplies

After a Dilworth family became inspired by a philanthropic lemonade stand, they decided to set up their own

DILWORTH, Minn. — After a Dilworth family became inspired by a philanthropic lemonade stand, they decided to set up their own. Giggles and Wiggles held their fifth annual lemonade stand this morning. Kevin and Brooke Spaulding decided to continue the tradition at the Loco Daze Parade with their three kids. Family and friends decked out in United Way shirts, set…

Kids Learn About Nature at Buffalo River State Park

Science Saturday took place with a lesson focused on the weather

GLYNDON, Minn. — Kids at Buffalo River State Park got a lesson about weather. Science Saturday is a weekly event at the park where kids learn about a new topic in science each week. They spent most of the time walking by the river asking questions about the skies to expert instructors. The people who put up these events say…

Victim of Racist Rant Speaks Out About Being a Refugee Living in Fargo

Sarah Hassan expains her cultural experiences living in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — After a racist rant in a Walmart parking lot went viral this week, the women who were threatened say they’re happy to be moving forward. “We forgive her for sure because we’re all human beings in the end,” said Sarah Hassan. Sarah Hassan is one of the women verbally attacked Tuesday night. After meeting with Amber Hensley,…

Facebook Posts on Alleged Stalking at Sioux Falls Mall Go Viral

The posts describe encounters with what appears to be the same man hanging out in and around the Empire Mall. From our sister station, KDLT Reporter Jill Johnson has more from Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, SD — We’ve dealt with this the metro area and now several people are sharing a warning in the Sioux Falls area on Facebook. The posts describe encounters with what appears to be the same man hanging out in and around the Empire Mall. “I had a really, really bad feeling about it,” said Taelyn Phillips. Phillips said…

Michigan Man Stops in Fargo to Break His Own World Record

Julian Ruck will be playing the ukulele for 30 hours straight to break a second world record doing so

FARGO, ND — One Michigan man is breaking world records one ukulele chord at a time. Julian Ruck headed to the Red Raven Tavern to break one of his world records for a second time, which is having the longest ukulele performance in the world. His performance will last for 30 hours, with five minute intervals each hour. Prior to…

Golden Drive Homeless Kids to Hold Annual Community Event Sunday

Organizer Sue Baron said the biggest benefit is raising awareness about homelessness in our backyards

WEST FARGO, ND — People are coming together to shine a light on what they call an overlooked problem in our community, child homelessness. Golden Drive Homeless Kids is hosting its 5TH annual community event and bike run in the parking lot of Sandy’s Donuts in West Fargo. The group will be collecting donations and supplies for homeless children and…

Senator Heitkamp on Health Care Vote; Protesters Rally at Senator Hoeven’s Fargo Office

Heitkamp said politics dictates legislation far too often in Congress

FARGO, ND — North Dakota U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp was one of many Democrats who voted against the health care reform. She said if the bill passed, tens of thousands of North Dakotans would lose their health care. Heitkamp said politics dictates legislation far too often in Congress. She claims she’s offered many solutions to help the current health care…

RDO Equipment Hosts Fourth Annual “Day of Play”

Kids got the chance to ride John Deere tractors, get an inside look at agricultural life

CASSELTON, ND — One local company is rolling out the top of the line when it comes to play time. RDO Equipment hosted their annual “Day of Play” in Casselton. Kathryn Kingsley’s youngest son is just one of the many kids who gets ecstatic when they see the tractors there. “(He) yells ‘tractor’ and ‘big’ and everything that describes it,”…