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Man arrested at Graver Inn after breaking in and threatening people

Police say no one was injured during the incident.

FARGO, N.D.–A man was arrested at the Graver Inn Thursday morning after smashing the glass on a security door and threatening people inside. Fargo Fire and Fargo Police were called to 123 Roberts Street North for the fire alarms. Police were notified of a bloody man inside the building trying to enter occupied apartments. After searching the building, police found…

Fargo man jumps from three story apartment to escape fire

The cause of the fire in under investigation.

FARGO, N.D.–A Fargo man was injured after jumping from the third floor of an apartment building that caught fire Thursday morning. Fire crews arrived at 3rd Avenue North and 6th Street North at approximately 1:30 a.m. and could see heavy fire from the top floor of the building. Firefighters were able to stop the spread of the fire in order…

Sanford employee gets 25,000 masks donated from Taiwan

Wanting Huang is a medical laboratory scientist at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo and is also a Taiwan native.

FARGO, N.D. — All of those who work in the medical field are doing everything they can to keep people safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of those frontline heroes from Sanford took the extra step to make that happen. Wanting Huang is a medical laboratory scientist at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. She is also a native of Taiwan….

Senator Klobuchar Introduces Bill That Helps Independent Music Venues

The proposal is endorsed by the National Independent Venue Association and the National Independent Talent Organization.

WASHINGTON, D.C.- While the return of concerts and theaters remains uncertain, Minnesota Senator Klobuchar is trying to provide independent venues some financial relief. The Save our Stages act asks for ten billion dollars that will help them for the next six months. “The idea is short term help for theaters and small venues, to help them so that they can…

Mural Promotes Local Food and Healthy Eating

FARGO, N.D. — A local artist partners with Fargo Cass Public Health to create a mural for the community family market. The mural was started on Monday after choosing between a couple of designs that were collected from ideas from the community. For them, it was important to highlight the foods that were seen in our local area, as well…

Democrat Leaders Have Different Views On Handling Of COVID-19 Pandemic In Minnesota

Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson says the statewide COVID-19 restrictions imposed by fellow Democrat Gov. Tim Walz are harming the rural economy. Peterson represents the 7th District in western Minnesota. He says business owners in his district are losing money because the state’s mandates differ from less-restrictive guidelines in nearby North Dakota and South Dakota. Peterson says it’s hard to explain…

Overdue Fees Are Forgiven At West Fargo Public Library

If you keep an item longer then 28 days, it will be billed to your account and removed once it's returned

WEST FARGO, N.D. — If you have a fine with the West Fargo Public Library, good news: it is being forgiven. The Board of Directors has voted to no longer charge a fee for overdue materials. No new fines will accumulate on accounts except in the case of lost or damaged items. They say all previously assessed overdue fines on…

Mural Painted on Breckenridge Flood Wall

Work started Tuesday and is expected to wrap up next week

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — A splash of color is getting added to Breckenridge’s flood wall. A mural is being painted by Shawn McCann and Kimberly Wood, who is from Michigan. The two started the work yesterday and should finish next week. The wall features many colors and the city’s name Breckenridge. It will also showcase some of the city’s rich history…