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Drugs Found in Clothing Donation to Once Upon a Child

The drugs were divided up into dozens of little plastic bags

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Workers at a suburban Minneapolis second hand shop found more 100 grams of marijuana in some used children’s clothes. The Maplewood Police Department posted a photo on Facebook of the accidental donation to the Once Upon a Child store with an invitation to the owner to come in and claim it. The drugs were divided up into…

Opioid Outreach: The Battle To Reach Those Battling Addiction

How do you reach people before it's too late?

  The opioid epidemic in the valley is taking lives. Addicts are risking death every time they use. How do you reach people before it’s too late? What does it take to put an end to the scourge? Those are the questions being grappled with across the region. Here are some of the answers the community has found so far….

Remembering Paul Johnson: The Man Behind Fargo’s Taco Shop

When tragedy struck the Johnson family in January, business continued on like usual.

FARGO, ND — When tragedy struck the Johnson family in January, business continued on like usual. Since the death of the owner, the family behind the Taco Shop chain is adding a new item available for purchase. Paul Johnson was the man behind the Taco Shops in Fargo for nearly 30 years. “My parent’s generation grew up having this kind…

Rollover in Fargo Sends Driver to the Hospital

Vehicle rolls at 13th Avenue and 28th Street in Fargo

  FARGO, ND — Police responded to a rollover crash at 13th Avenue and 28th Street South right in front of Applebee’s at around 1:15. A vehicle going east bound ran through a red light and struck a car going south bound. The vehicle going south bound then rolled over onto its side. Both drivers suffered minor injuries. The driver…

The Fargo Marathon Attracts Runners From All Fifty States

One man checks Fargo off his list of running a marathon in every state

FARGO, N.D. — There are a total of 750 marathons scheduled in the United States throughout 2017 including the one right here in Fargo.¬† For some, this sparked a challenging goal — running a marathon in all 50 states. At the Fargo Marathon, there were multiple runners who were here to do just that. Al Navidi, a runner from Washington…

Thousands of Runners Hit the Streets for the Fargo Marathon

20,000 runners participated in the 13th Annual Fargo Marathon

FARGO, N.D. — It’s the race of the year in Fargo which brings in thousands of runners from across the country. Headphones in, shirt sleeves rolled up and runners were in their zone as they took off for the 13th annual Fargo Marathon. Runners had to wake up at the crack of dawn, but they still gathered the energy and…

Relentless: Joe Hallock’s Road to Recovery

Two years after suffering a stroke, Joe Hallock thrives on baseball diamond for Concordia.

FARGO, N.D. — People don’t always go to college near their hometown, Fargo Shanley graduate Joe Hallock did. “I like it a lot, I can go see my family whenever I want,” Cobber catcher Joe Hallock said. “Friends can come watch. It is a good atmosphere, especially on game day.” During Joe’s time at Concordia, he cherishes game days and¬†every…

Runners in the Home Stretch for the Fargo Marathon

Runners are finishing up their final preparation for the Fargo Marathon

FARGO, ND — It’s a day when the Metro hosts runners from across the country and throughout the world. At least 20,000 runners from all 50 states and from overseas are in town for the 13th annual Fargo Marathon. “I’m feeling good,” said Minnesota runner Katie Ahmann. “Looking forward to the 50 degree weather but not so much the rain,…

Former MSUM Swim Coach Arrested for Luring a Minor

He's currently being held in the Cass County jail

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — A former MSUM swim coach is charged with luring a minor using a computer. Twenty-two-year-old Nick Asmann is accused of communicating with a victim who was less than 15-years-old. Asmann is charged with one count of luring a minor and two counts of possessing prohibited materials. He’s currently being held in the Cass County jail. Asmann’s…

Minot Recycling Plant Still Smoldering After Massive Fire

Officials say the air quality in the area is now safe

  MINOT, ND — A massive fire at a Minot recycling plant is still smoldering with smaller fires still inside. Fire crews were seen at Earth Recycling earlier this morning trying to keep the smolder under control. Officials say the air quality in the area is now safe. The massive fire started ripping through the recycling plant on Thursday. Drivers…