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Jurors Hear Opening Statements in Ashley Hunter Double Murder Trial

The defense said the state's timeline won't add up

FARGO, ND– A Fargo double–murder trial has begun with opening statements. Ashley Hunter’s attorney said there are missing pieces to the puzzle. The state took the jury through the events that lead to Ashley Hunter being charged with two counts of murder and one count of arson. The defense said that the timeline is incomplete and police stopped looking for…

Homeward Animal Shelter Helping Pets Find Their Way Home

Homeward Animal Shelter set up a microchip clinic for cats and dogs

FARGO, ND — Pups and kittens flooded in and out of Homeward Animal Shelter in order to get their identification. A Microchip clinic was set up at the shelter for any cat or dog over the age of eight weeks. The microchip was implanted by a licensed veterinarian by implanting a syringe under the skin between the shoulder blades. Shelter…

What to Tell Your Children When Tragedy Strikes

Child Behavioral Specialist explains how to bring light to a devastating situation

FARGO, ND — With this latest terror attack targeting a pop concert, it raises concerns of how parents can talk with their children about tragedies like this. In the days following a tragedy, kids may have a question or two whether something like this could happen to them. There are a few ways you can talk to your children in…

Students at Hawley Elementary School Prepared for Emergencies

Project Pillowcase visited Hawley Elementary to help get kids ready for a disaster

HAWLEY, Minn. — Students at Hawley Elementary School learned about the importance of fire safety. The Red Cross stopped by to present the Pillowcase Project promoting being prepared for disasters. The students decorated their own pillowcases which will be filled with items essential for survival in case of fire or other disasters. For the Red Cross, the project is the…

Aldi Breaks Ground in Dilworth After a High Demand for the Store

The grocery store known for having affordable food is coming to the Fargo-Moorhead area

DILWORTH, Minn. — A groundbreaking was held this morning in Dilworth for a highly requested grocery store. The metro’s first Aldi grocery store is coming to 34th Street North in Dilworth, near Walmart. The national chain is known for selling common foods and produce at cheaper than usual prices. Dilworth Mayor Chad Olson said this will boost the city’s economy,…

Fargo City Commission Unanimously Votes for Student Housing Complex

Monday night, all commissioners voted in favor of the same plans

FARGO, ND — A student housing complex near NDSU is set to move forward after a unanimous vote from the Fargo City Commission. Plans for the four-story student apartment went over a nearby public alley. This move requires a super majority vote of 4-1 from the city commission and it failed earlier this month. Monday night, all commissioners voted in…

The Future of Fargo’s Downtown

They say a healthy downtown is a sign of a healthy city

FARGO, ND — Downtown Fargo is quickly changing and development of a new high-rise will shake things up even more. They say a healthy downtown is a sign of a healthy city. It’s why this group behind me is working on plans to improve downtown Fargo’s aging infrastructure while meeting the needs of the people. They’re mainly talking about how…

Prosecutors Read Hunter’s Statement to Police on the Death of Clarence Flowers

Ashley Hunter's attorney says the state's timeline of events doesn't make sense

FARGO, ND — A Fargo double-murder trial begins with opening statements. Ashley Hunter’s attorney says the state’s timeline of events doesn’t make sense. Inside a room on the third floor of the Cass County Courthouse, a jury, along with a crowd, goes back in time to June 22nd of 2015. The state takes the courtroom through the events that lead to…

Fargo Police Investigating Toddler’s Death

They have released very few details about the death

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police are investigating the death of a two year old. They have released very few details about the death. The medical examiner indicated the autopsy results showed no sign of homicidal violence and no medical explanation for the death. There were no signs of criminal activity which could have caused the death. Categories: Community, Crime, Local…

Fargo Woman Arrested After Injuring Man with Car

The 33-year old man was hurt after he was struck or jumped onto the hood of Johnson's car

FARGO, ND — A Fargo woman was arrested Monday in Moorhead after a man was left severely injured in Fargo. Alicia Johnson, 27, was being held in the Clay County Jail for reckless endangerment. Police were called to an area near 12th Street and 25th Avenue South around 3:30 p.m. Monday. The 33-year old man was hurt after he was…