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West Fargo Grade School Given All Clear

What bit a student and a staff member at LE Berger Elementary School in West Fargo last week remains a mystery.

WEST FARGO (KFGO) – What bit a student and a staff member at LE Berger Elementary School in West Fargo last week remains a mystery. The school district says the company hired to look for what it was found no evidence of anything that would affected the safety of students or employees. Parents have been informed and regular activities at…

Clara and Cutler: Best Friends for Facebook

Their moms call it love at first sight

GRAND FORKS, ND — Two babies in Grand Forks have not only captured the hearts of their families, but the online world as well. Their moms created a Facebook page for the pair that has gained thousands of followers in under a year. Clara Beaton and Cutler Thompson are down-right adorable. These baby BFFs have Down syndrome and their moms…

Cleanup Week Doesn’t Mean You Have to Trash Your Unwanted Items

Thrift Shop owners discuss the benefits of donating your unwanted items during cleanup week

FARGO, ND., — It’s out with the old, in with the new for people across the F-M metro, Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. For those of you who haven’t jumped on the spring cleaning bandwagon yet, fortunately you’re in luck. Monday kicks off Cleanup Week in the metro, allowing homeowners to get rid of all their unwanted things. “I…

A Few Furry Friends Made Guest Appearances at Barnes & Noble

Therapy dogs accompanied children as they read books at Barnes & Noble

Kids at Barnes & Noble had some extra furry friends with them as they spent their afternoon reading. The bookstore held a ‘Read with a Therapy Dog & Meet Biscuit’ event for all children. Biscuit the dog from the children’s book ‘Biscuit’ made an appearance to help encourage the young readers to keep up their good work. A few other…

Demonstrators March to Raise Awareness for Climate Change

The People's march took over the nation and downtown Fargo

FARGO, N.D., — Thousands of people were marching for climate change across the nation. Hundreds took over the streets of downtown Fargo, marching for our air, water and land. It’s part of the People’s Climate March, a nationwide movement to shed light on climate change. They’re saying we only have one planet to live on, and it’s our job to…

Fargo Business Collects Unwanted Car Seats Before Clean Up Week

The annual car seat round up was organized by Safety Shoppe in North Fargo

FARGO, N.D., — Clean Up Week begins in just a couple of days, but there’s one item you don’t have to leave on the curb.  Safety Shoppe in North Fargo held their Car Seat Round Up for outdated or unsafe car seats. The business holds this event every year before clean up week to prevent people from picking up hazardous…

Moorhead Police Take Part in Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Police took the day to collect prescription drugs to help keep the community safe

MOORHEAD, Minn., — Moorhead police say the majority of abused prescriptions are obtained from medicine cabinets at home.  Police officers were at different locations all across the Valley for Prescription Drug Take Back Day. It’s a way to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding homes of expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. One of the drop offs was set…

Douglas County Authorities Investigate Drowning of Juvenile Near Alexandria

After searching in the water and along the shore by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Dive Rescue Team, the girl was found just after 6 p.m. in about three feet of water

  DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — Authorities from Douglas County are investigating after a female juvenile drowned near Alexandria. The call for help came in just after 5:30 p.m. Friday after the girl was said to have last been seen in the water channel between Lake Cowdry and Lake Darling, lakes which are about three miles from Alexandria. After searching in…

Community Struggles with Answers After Fatal West Fargo Fentanyl Spill

Health officials say they are desperately seeking a solution but need the entire community needs to understand how dire the situation is

WEST FARGO, ND — West Fargo police are in the process of investigating after a fentanyl exposure kills one man and puts another in the hospital. West Fargo officers arrived at 612 6th Street East in West Fargo just before 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Alexander Hirn, 19, was pronounced dead at the scene and another man was taken to the hospital….

West Fargo Fire Department Responsible for Cleaning Dangerous Fentanyl Spill

They say a large portion of the drug was on a mattress, carpeting and some articles of clothing

WEST FARGO, ND — Officials say being exposed to a small amount of fentanyl can be deadly so the West Fargo Fire Department was called in to clean up the scene and make the area safe. Fire crews put on protective gear and bagged up everything that had been saturated with the dangerous chemical. They say a large portion of…