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How Changes in Washington Could Affect North Dakota Taxpayers

Americans for Prosperity in North Dakota held a federal policy summit in Fargo to give activists an update on what's happening in Washington

FARGO, ND — Americans for Prosperity in North Dakota held a federal policy summit in Fargo to give activists an update on what’s happening in Washington. Congressman Cramer was a part of a Q and A with AFP’s Vice President of external affairs. The organization and the Congressman said it is important to improve the lives of Americans, especially those…

Concordia College Offering Beginning Harp Class to the Community

Children, adults get opportunity to become expert on a new instrument

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s an instrument people might not be used to playing, but now they finally have the chance to try it out. Beginning Harp Camp is a four day class where people can play the harp, whether you have experience or not. Both children and adults have the opportunity to be in the class. By the end of…

Last United Way Backpack Distribution at the Fargodome

United Way is excited to announce that have hit their goal thanks to a local woman who heard how close they were.

FARGO, ND — The United Way School Supply Drive has been underway throughout the summer and backpack distribution is coming to an end. The United Way is excited to announce that have hit their goal, thanks to a local woman who heard how close they were. On Saturday, the organization was 60 backpacks short of their goal to serve 5,800…

Sharing a Pint with Your Best Furry Friend for a Good Cause

Dog owners and their pets were invited to Flatland Brewery to help support 4 Luv of Dog Rescue

WEST FARGO, ND — The community got to enjoy their favorite pint and pup at Flatland Brewery in West Fargo. Pup up Patio is a part of Flatland Brewery’s giving program, Community Pints. This afternoon, they invited everyone to bring their dogs to socialize while their owners shared a drink. Owners said it’s the perfect opportunity to support 4 Luv…

Pop-Up Restaurant Offers Food, Even Dessert Draped in Cheetos

You can order Cheetos crusted fried pickles, Cheetos meatballs and spicy Cheetos nachos

THE BUZZ — It’s Alison’s worst nightmare…come true. But Cheetos fans everywhere could be instantly put in celebration mode once they get a load of this pop-up restaurant. The Spotted Cheetah in New York is serving up nothing but food and dessert draped in Cheetos. You can order Cheetos crusted fried pickles, Cheetos meatballs and spicy Cheetos nachos. There are…

FDA to Begin Public Campaign Against E-Cigs and Tobacco

They hope to unveil the plan in 2018

  NATIONAL — The FDA is working on a plan to discourage young people from using tobacco and e-cigarettes. The agency will be expanding its “The Real Cost” campaign targeting teens, but they want to develop a full-scale public health education campaign to discourage use of tobacco. FDA officials say they are rolling out the amped-up campaign to push the…

Doctors Discover Wire in Intestine of Australian Woman 10 Years After Braces Were Removed

Doctors say it's likely the woman swallowed it without knowing, where it stayed until they removed it by surgery

  AUSTRALIA — An Australian woman, who showed up to the emergency department complaining of severe stomach pain, got the surprise of a lifetime. The 30-year-old woman was examined by doctors, who found a dental wire from the woman’s braces, which had been removed 10 years prior. The wire, which measured seven centimeters in length, had punctured several holes in…

Starbucks Unveils New Horchata Frappuccino

Horchata is a milk drink made popular in Mexico and Central America and it is spiced with cinnamon and vanilla

  NATIONAL — If you missed out on Starbucks’ Unicorn Frappuccino, then you’ll want to make sure to check out their new creation. Starbucks has begun selling their Horchata Almond Milk Frappuccino in their shops across the country and Canada. Horchata is a milk drink made popular in Mexico and Central America and it is spiced with cinnamon and vanilla….

Donors Give $6 Million to Planned Parenthood in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

The organization says the donation comes just in time for a project to expand and update at least 19 health care clinics throughout the three states

  MINNESOTA — Donors who wish to stay anonymous have gifted more than $6 million to Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. The organization says the donation comes just in time for a project to expand and update at least 19 health care clinics throughout the three states. They say one of their Minneapolis clinics serves at least…

Jeffs’ Attorney Wants Charges Separated from Fraud Case

The prosecution said they have no comment at this time

  SOUTH DAKOTA — Lyle Jeffs, one of the polygamist leaders accused of food stamp fraud, is asking a court to separate charges he obtained when he was on the run. Jeffs was facing fraud and money laundering charges when he fled his home confinement in June 2016. He was later caught in South Dakota in June of 2017, which…