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Get Inspired: Kelly Thompson Opening Reception at Ecce Art Gallery

It's cold out there, people. But art can warm the coldest heart.

Going a little stir-crazy indoors these days? Get yourself downtown. Even on the coldest days, Ecce Art Gallery is a hot spot for arts and entertainment in the Fargo-Moorhead region. Gallery owner Mark Weiler joined us live in-studio to talk about this week’s opening reception featuring Grand Forks artist Kelly Thompson, the Wine About Winter and Sweet Treat Stroll event…

Hunter Dies in Shooting Near Edgeley

The man was out of state but was with two others hunting coyotes

  LAMOURE COUNTY, N.D. — A man from out of state has died in an apparent accidental shooting northeast of Edgeley. LaMoure County Sheriff Bob Fernandes says the 57-year-old man was among three people hunting coyotes. The 911 call came in at around 11:20 this morning. Fernandes says the man died at the scene and his body has been sent…

Gearing Up for Farmers Market Season in the Red River Valley

After a winter hiatus vendors and organizations met up to discuss the 2017 season

FARGO, N.D. — We’re about halfway through winter and that means the F–M farmers market season is only a few months away. In preparation, members of the farmers market community gathered for their annual meeting. The event serves not only to refresh the memory of local vendors on rules and regulations surrounding farmers markets, but it also gives them an…

Construction on New Sanford Facility Complete

The massive new Sanford Medical Center in South Fargo is officially finished

FARGO, N.D. — Construction on the new Sanford Medical Center in South Fargo is finally over. A chairman for Mortenson Construction handed over the keys to Paul Richard, Sanford’s Executive Vice President. Construction on the massive $494 million project began back in 2012, building from a completely empty plot of land. Sanford officials say more than 4,000 workers from across…

Big Announcement for Ag Producers at the Soybean Expo

Minnesota Soybean Processors Announced They Will Be Constructing A New Soybean Plant Facility

FARGO, N.D. — Ag officials call soybeans the miracle crop because of the many products that can be made from it. Step aside wheat and corn, soybeans are the agricultural commodity to beat in the global market. Especially…in the Red River Valley. People who were attending the the Soybean Expo at the Holiday Inn heard from Governor Doug Burgum and…

Liberty Middle School Gives Presentations on Cultural Backgrounds

Middle Schoolers created a Cultural Fair to learn each others backgrounds

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Valley Fairgrounds was jam packed with middle-schoolers sharing their backgrounds with the community. Liberty Middle School 7th graders from Team Trailblazer are currently studying immigration, cultures and traditions. The students created a cultural fair with presentations and demonstrations of Native American, European, African, Latin American and Asian cultures. They were also assigned in…

New Video Released in Casselton Train Derailment of 2013

An NTSB investigation puts the blame on a broken axle.

CASSELTON, N.D. — We now know the cause of the 2013 Casselton train derailment and explosion. An NTSB investigation puts the blame on a broken axle. “I just seen a bunch of stuff fly off the switch heater,” said the radio operator in the newly released video of the 2013 train derailment. It’s the crash and explosion that left it’s…

Three Recognized for Bravery After Fatal Accident on I-29

Anastacia Hermes of Kindred is a First Responder who received the Good Samaritan Award and the Highway Patrol Colonel's Award of Excellence

  COURTESY: Kindred Ambulance Service KINDRED, N.D. — Three people have been recognized for their heroic actions after a fiery crash on I-29 last July. Anastacia Hermes of Kindred received the Good Samaritan Award and the Highway Patrol Colonel’s Award of Excellence. Troopers Adam Malafa and Jed Dahnke both received the Bravery Award and the Distinguished Service Medal. All three…

Dakota Medical Foundation Going Matchy-Matchy on Giving Hearts Day

Dakota Medical Foundation Says They Will Give Nearly 1,000 Donor Boosts

FARGO, N.D. — The Dakota Medical Foundation says that they will go matchy-matchy with up to 1,000 different donors. The 10th annual Giving Hearts Day will take place Thursday, February 9th. This year, the Dakota Medical Foundation will be randomly selecting people who donated and will boost their donation. The donor boosts range anywhere from $10 to $10,000. “When you’re getting people together…

Governor Dayton to Begin Cancer Treatment in March

The governor announced his diagnosis the day after collapsing at the State of the State address

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he’ll undergo surgery in early March to treat his prostate cancer. Dayton revealed his diagnosis late last month, a day after collapsing during his State of the State address. His doctors say it has not spread beyond his prostate. Dayton wrote on Facebook that he is scheduled to have his prostate…