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Google Responds After Employee Distributes Sexist Manifesto

Google's Diversity Vice President says the essay is not a viewpoint the company endorses, promotes or encourages

  INTERNATIONAL — Google executives are responding after a male employee writes and distributes a self-proclaimed manifesto, saying men have a “higher drive for status” than women workers. Google’s Diversity Vice President says the essay is not a viewpoint the company endorses, promotes or encourages. He goes on to condemn the essay, which had been circulating throughout the company for…

Newberger Announces Run Against Senator Klobuchar

State Representative Jim Newberger, a three-term house member in Becker County, says he's up for the challenge

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota Republican became the first to announce plans for taking on U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar in the next election. State Representative Jim Newberger, a three-term house member in Becker County, said he’s up for the challenge. If he wins party endorsement at next year’s state convention, he’ll take on the Democrat who beat her…

Bombed Minnesota Mosque Didn’t Have Security Cameras

Damage of the interior of the building was released to the public

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The executive director of a Minnesota mosque that was bombed just before morning prayers on Saturday said the building doesn’t have outside security cameras. Damage of the interior of the building was released to the public. Mohamed Omar, of the Islamic center…

Fire in West Fargo Residential Garage Damages Vehicles

The fire department was able to keep the fire from spreading to other parts of the home

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption WEST FARGO, ND — West Fargo Fire crews responded to a garage fire early this morning. They were called to 212 5th Street East at 6:20 a.m. where they found a garage engulfed in flames. Firefighters were able to contain…

Fargo Police Officer Fired for Not Serving the Public

Boelke does have a right to appeal but has not yet made a decision on that matter

  FARGO, ND — The Fargo Police Officer at the center of an internal affairs investigation has been fired. Despite an online and social media petition in support of Officer David Boelke, Police Chief David Todd says he made the decision to let Boelke go for “intentional and willful decisions to not serve the public.” Todd saID Boelke, who is…

Fargo Teen Arrested After Firing a Gun in City Limits

Police recovered a shell casing and discovered Terry was familiar with people who live in the area

FARGO, ND — A Fargo teen is in custody after he turned himself into authorities for firing a gun within city limits. Nathanael Terry, 18, admitted to police he was a passenger in a car that was in the 1100 block of 1st Avenue South. Witnesses say someone in the vehicle fired a gun and the vehicle then left the…

Grand Forks Man Killed in Rollover Crash Near Hillsboro

Weivoda died at the scene and the 59-year-old driver was taken to Altru for non-life threatening injuries

HILLSBORO, ND — A Grand Forks man is dead after the pickup he was riding in rolled over on I29 north of Hillsboro. State Highway Patrol officers said 73-year-old Harold Weivoda was a passenger in the pickup. The pickup was hauling a trailer heading north when the driver lost control and hit the median at around 1 a.m. Sunday. Weivoda…

Millennials Requesting More Prenup Agreements

Financial advisors say millennials are more likely to set up prenuptial agreements than couples in the past

  NATIONAL — It seems an age-old marriage practice is making a comeback, and not just for the rich and famous. Look out brides and grooms to be. Your significant other may be wanting you to sign a prenup. Financial advisors say millennials are more likely to set up prenuptial agreements than couples in the past. They say this is…

Refugee Resettlement Advocates Forming a Response Team for Hate Crimes

The advocates are working on putting together a rapid response team to help refugees deal with confrontations

  NORTH DAKOTA — After a racist rant against three Somali-American women in a Fargo Walmart parking, refugee advocates are working on a solution to help people know what to do if it happens to them. The advocates are working on putting together a rapid response team to help refugees deal with confrontations. They say by having a program like…