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Mayor Tim Mahoney joins in on discussion of race, diversity and tolerance in Fargo

Sunday evening marks the fourth Ubuntu Racial Dialogue in South Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — The Ubuntu Racial Dialogues were inspired by Fargo’s protest following George Floyd’s death. Joseph Lewis, a recent MSUM graduate and the one who created the recurring event, says although protesting is a powerful way to have your voice heard, sitting down with one another and having a conversation is just as effective, if not more so. The…

“Drive-by farewell” | Pastor says goodbye to congregation amid COVID-19

HILLSBORO, N.D. — It’s a bittersweet farewell, for more reasons than one. Pastor Julie Johnson has been with Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Hillsboro for almost four years. She’ll be taking on a new venture soon, but with COVID-19 still among us, she could not properly say goodbye to the people she’s served over the years. Creativity soon struck, and…

Virus Concerns Days Ahead of South Dakota’s Sturgis Rally

More than 250,000 people are expected to attend the rally from August 7-16

STURGIS, S. D. — South Dakota will soon host hundreds of thousands of bikers for the 80th edition of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. More than 250,000 people are expected to be there. According to the Associated Press, many of the 7,000 people who live there are leery about what’s coming their way and say it shouldn’t go on during a…

Pursuit in Cass County Leads to Three Arrests

The sheriff's office says deputies tried to pull the vehicle over at 1:40 a.m.

CASSELTON, N.D. — An early morning pursuit in Cass County leads to the arrests of three men. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says deputies tried to stop a vehicle at 1:40 this morning. The pursuit ended northeast of Casselton when spike strips stopped the vehicle. The driver, 25-year-old Collin Forthun, of West Fargo, was arrested for multiple charges, including terrorizing….

First Time Marcher Joins Community In Demanding Justice For Vanessa Guillen

She says Vanessa's story inspired her to take to the streets

FARGO-MOORHEAD – “How can this be happening to our soldiers?” That’s the question Martha Castañon asked herself after learning about Vanessa Guillen’s story and the thousand of others that came soon after on social media. “It doesn’t matter if you’re white, Black, Brown, Asian, Native American. These are our soldiers that are going into the service and they should be…

West Fargo brings back its Street Fair with COVID-19 protocols in place

The event ran from 10 to 7 o'clock

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo Street Fair has nearly 50 different vendors selling items like clothing, home decor, sunglasses, as well as food and drinks. The organizers say a lot of planning took place to make sure it’s a safe environment for everyone attending. At the entrance, visitors get their temperature checked, as well as are provided a…

“I’m beholden to the people of the district” Dr. Noel Collis describes primary race against Michelle Fischbach

MINNESOTA – Doctor Noel Collis is running to unseat Rep. Collin Peterson in Minnesota’s seventh congressional district. He’s running against former Lieutenant Governor Michelle Fishbach in the GOP primary on August 11. He calls flattening the curve delaying the diagnosis of a virus there’s a lot of uncertainty about. Collis says wearing a mask is like “putting a chain link…