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Fatal Crash in Otter Tail County

The state patrol says the only survivor of the crash is a two-year-old passenger

  Two women are dead after a head-on crash in Otter Tail County. It happened Sunday afternoon on Highway 29 just east of Deer Creek. The state patrol says 31-year-old Jessica Lannes of Wadena was attempting to pass another vehicle when she collided head-on with a vehicle driven by 63-year-old Lucille Rehm of Parkers Prairie. Both women were killed. A…

Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney: His Side

Dakota Access Pipeline Protest in Morton County, North Dakota

The biggest story of last year really started gaining momentum in August. That’s when hundreds of people trekked to the site of the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Morton County, to protest. But at least one man from Cass County also headed there, not to protest, but to keep the peace. We are not here to pick sides.  We are…

White Supremacist Considers Move to Nome, ND

City leaders are considering options after white supremacist Craig Cobb has purchased, or is attempting to purchase an abandoned church.

City leaders in the town of Nome, North Dakota say they have heard a well-known white supremacist may be moving to town. They say Craig Cobb may be purchasing the former Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, an abandoned building within city limits. Cobb became well-known after he purchased property in Leith and voiced it would be a safe place for white nationalists. The town…

Fargo Islamic Community Celebrates Halt on Immigration Executive Order

They also succeeded at removing parts of a house bill in North Dakota which would have allowed communities in the state to decide how many refugees they take in

FARGO, N.D. — Members of the Islamic community had two reasons to celebrate. One is the federal court ruling to block President Trump’s executive order. They also succeeded at removing parts of a house bill in North Dakota which would have allowed communities in the state to decide how many refugees they take in. It all started on the sidewalk…

Anchor Island Pool Party is Fun for the Whole Family

The annual pool party brought out more than 100 locals looking to bring summer fun to the winter

  FARGO, N.D. — Some locals traded in the cold and snow this afternoon for a tropical pool party. The Fargo Park District held their annual Destination Anchor Island at the indoor pool at Fargo North High School. Entry was $2. Swimmers left with a gift bag full of goodies and a lucky few won bigger prizes. The Park District…

The Stars of PBS Shows Help Kids Explore Engineering and Science

Stars of PBS visited MSUM's Planetarium to help kids and families to learn about astronomy

FARGO, N.D. — Shows on PBS like Sesame Street, Arthur and Clifford all have one thing in common — they are educational. PBS brings their educational programming to life at MSUM with Stars of PBS. “It’s just an opportunity to learn about the stars and the sky,” said Sara Schultz, Planetarium Director. PBS and Moore Engineering teamed up for the…

Update: Suspect Hospitalized After Suicide Attempt

Police say a crime spree by a man who fired at a state trooper is over after the suspect shot himself rather than surrender.

REYNOLDS, N.D. (AP) – Police say a crime spree by a man who fired at a state trooper is over after the suspect shot himself rather than surrender. Police Capt. John Barnett says that Daniel TwoHearts shot himself once. He says the wound did not appear to be fatal before he was airlifted to a hospital. Police say TwoHearts fired…

February is American Heart Month & Fargo is Going Red

Local organizations are celebrating Go Red for Women to raise heart disease awareness

February is American Heart Month and heart disease is the number one killer of women causing one in three deaths each year. Go Red for Women is celebrated on the first Friday of February each year and Fargo is one of the many cities that have been holding events throughout the day to bring awareness to heart disease. “Way more…

Sen. Heitkamp on DeVos: A D- Applicant with a Big Checkbook

Senator Heitkamp is urging other politicians to vote 'no' on Betsy DeVos

  U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp urged other politicians in Washington D.C. to vote ‘no’ for Betsy DeVos leading the U.S. Education Department. Heitkamp says getting quality education to the rural parts of North Dakota is one of the state’s main challenges. She says through technology and good instructors, the state is solving the issue. But Heitkamp thinks DeVos would make…

Man Identified in Sanford Hospital Bomb Threat

Joshua Ourada was booked into Cass County jail, accused of three felonies

A Fargo man is in Cass County jail tonight charged with bringing an explosive device into Sanford Emergency Center. After last night’s events, Joshua Ourada is accused of three felonies. Sanford Hospital released a statement saying a man was brought to their emergency center and was in possession of a potentially explosive device. Fargo Police say they were initially called…