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Hundreds Help Feed the Hungry at the Great Plains Food Bank’s Annual Chef’s Gala

The Great Plains Food Bank puts this up every year to help give perishable food to thousands

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of people from area businesses gathered to help feed thousands of hungry people across the Valley. They’re all giving back with the 19th Annual Chef’s Gala and Auction. The proceeds from this event are the primary source of funding for the Great Plains Food Bank’s Perishable Food Recovery Program. Cari Drees, the Great Plains Food Bank’s…

People in the Metro Area Enjoying Warm Weather

People say you don't have to use walking or exercising as an excuse to be outside

FARGO, N.D. — While other areas around our region are getting hit with the threats of flooding, people in the metro are getting outside to enjoy the warm weather. With temps expected to stay in the 50s and possibly hitting the 60s, people are taking advantage of the earlier than expected warm–up. People say you don’t have to use walking…

West Acres Mall Presents “Spring Expressions”

The showcase features local art and spring fashions by some of the mall's stores

FARGO, N.D. — West Acres Mall is hoping you’ll get some pep in your step by stopping by their Spring Expressions pop-up art showcase. The showcase is in the former New York and Company space in the former Sears wing of the mall. The showcase features local art and spring fashions by some of the mall’s stores. Mall officials say…

Gaarsland Arrested for Fourth Time in Under a Year

This is the second time this year Gaarsland has been arrested for possession, and the fourth time in under a year

  FARGO, N.D. — The widow of a man beaten to death in a brawl outside a Main Avenue Fargo bar has been arrested again. Laura Gaarsland, the widow of Joey Gaarsland, is charged with felony possession of meth and drug paraphernalia. This is the second time this year Gaarsland has been arrested for possession, and the fourth time in…

Rose Creek Golf Course to Open in Time for Weekend

The remaining seven holes and Driving Range will open as soon as conditions permit

  FARGO, N.D. — Golfers will be able to play 11 holes at Rose Creek starting Saturday. The golf course will open at 10 a.m. and play will be available on holes one thru nine, 17 and 18, for walking only. The remaining seven holes and Driving Range will open as soon as conditions permit. Edgewood will open the entire…

Minnesota Based Land O’Lakes Purchases Vermont Creamery

The company will continue to make goat cheese, cultured butter and fresh dairy in Websterville, Vermont

  ARDEN HILLS, Minn. — Minnesota-based Land O’ Lakes has purchased Vermont Creamery. The company will continue to make goat cheese, cultured butter and fresh dairy in Websterville, Vermont. Co-founders Allison Hooper and Bob Reese said the company has experienced growth and it needs a partner that will help it realize its business potential. The president and CEO of Land…

Sen. Hoeven Wants Quick Vote on President Trump’s Pick for Ag Secretary

Hoeven is a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee and chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee

WASHINGTON D.C. — The Senate Agriculture Committee has approved President Trump’s pick for agriculture secretary. In his confirmation hearing last week, former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue stressed that he has worked with Democrats in the past. He sought to reassure farm-state senators in both parties who are fearful about the impact of President Trump’s proposed deep cuts to farm programs….

Sen. Heitkamp to Vote for President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

She said her vote does not diminish how disturbed she was by Republicans refusal to hold a hearing on President Obama's last Supreme Court nominee Judge Garland

WASHINGTON D.C. — Senator Heidi Heitkamp, a Democrat, says she “will” vote for President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. She was the target of an ad by the NRA to vote in his favor. “President Trump chose a pro-gun judge for the Supreme Court,” the television ad said. “Tell Heidi Heitkamp, ‘say no to Chuck Schumer and the liberal elites’. Vote…

Missing Teens from Moorhead and Bemidji Found Unharmed

There was no reason given for why 13-year-old Gary Tilander was in Lidgerwood

(L) Gary Tilander, 13 and (R) Chawna Mueller, 13, found safeMINNESOTA — A teen missing from Bemidji since late February has been found in Lidgerwood, North Dakota. Authorities found 13-year-old Gary Tilander at a residence after a tip from a concerned citizen. There was no reason given for why he was in Lidgerwood. Law enforcement and family members had searched…

Bismarck Oral Surgeon Suspended

She has a solo practice at Oral Surgery Center of Bismarck

  BISMARCK, N.D. — An oral surgeon in Bismarck has temporarily closed her practice after being suspended. The North Dakota Board of Medical Examiners issued an emergency suspension for Dr. Mansureh Iravani. She has a solo practice at Oral Surgery Center of Bismarck. She was accused of pulling the wrong teeth, starting procedures without enough sedation and yanking so hard…