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Fargo Police Department, Applebee’s Team Up to Raise Money for ND Special Olympics

The officers' goal is to raise money for the North Dakota Special Olympics as part of the Tip-A-Cop fundraiser

FARGO, ND — Members of the Fargo Police Department are taking a break from their day-to-day work to help serve customers at local Applebee’s restaurants. The officers’ goal is to raise money for the North Dakota Special Olympics as part of the Tip-A-Cop fundraiser. One-hundred percent of the tips earned tonight and tomorrow night will go towards the Special Olympics….

Green Card Youth Voices: Local Fargo South Teens Share Their Immigration Stories

Thirty-one Fargo South students got to share their stories about coming to America and the dreams they hope to achieve in this country

FARGO, ND — It’s the stories we share that help us connect with one another and understand the world. Dozens of current Fargo South students and graduates wrote down their immigration stories in a book and shared them at NDSU. Moving from Egypt to the United States was no walk in the park for NDSU freshman Muhend Abakar, especially when…

Fargo Police Looking for Candidates for Explorer Program

Police officers said those in the program will have the opportunity to do exactly what police officers get to do on a day to day basis

FARGO, ND — If you’ve ever considered a career in law enforcement, the Fargo Police Department may have the perfect opportunity for you. The Police Explorers program gives people ages 14-20 the chance to shadow officers out in the field. “Every police officer has to do reports, so they have to have very good communication skills,” said Fargo Police Officer…

Online Petition Asking to Retire Burnsville Teen’s Jersey Number in Honor

It was also the number worn by a Burnsville baseball player who died in 2014

  BURNSVILLE, Minn. — An online petition has been started to retire the jersey number of a high school athlete found dead at NDSU on Sunday. Devin Delaney was a senior at Burnsville High School where he was a well-loved lacrosse and hockey player. He wore the number “6” in both sports. It was also the number worn by a…

Senator Franken Says Latest Health Care Proposal is Worse than Previous Plan

The development comes as the GOP has revived its partisan attack on Obamacare

NATIONAL — A bipartisan attempt at shoring up the Affordable Care Act is officially over in the Senate. The development comes as the GOP has revived its partisan attack on Obamacare, with Senate leaders and President Trump pushing repeal and replace legislation. Senator Franken is blasting the latest attempt by the GOP to replace Obamacare and calls the “Graham-Cassidy” bill…

United Way Challenges Community to Recognize Poverty Around Us

People in the metro are getting an inside look into the struggles of poverty

FARGO, ND — Nearly half of the world’s population lives on less than $2.50 a day and more than 1.3 billion live in extreme poverty. The United Way is simulating an experience for people to understand the different ways poverty affects those around us. People in the metro are getting an inside look into the struggles of poverty. “You don’t…

K9 Team Helps Make Arrest on Runaway Suspect

Police stopped a car for speeding in the 300 block of 70th Avenue North around 2 a.m.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A man who fled a traffic stop in Moorhead was tracked down by a K9. Police stopped a car for speeding in the 300 block of 70th Avenue North around 2 a.m. They say 47-year-old Cory Stevens ran into a wooded area. K9 Argo quickly tracked Stevens down and officers made the arrest. He was wanted on…

Petersburg Motorcyclist Identified in Crash with Alleged Drunk Driver

Authorities arrested 43-year-old Paul Lilja of Larimore for DUI

Paul LiljaGRAND FORKS COUNTY, ND — A Petersburg, North Dakota motorcyclist died after he was hit by a suspected drunk driver. Authorities arrested 43-year-old Paul Lilja of Larimore for DUI. They say Lilja was eastbound on County Road 4 east of Larimore around 9 o’clock last night when he turned in front of the motorcycle. Allen Miller, 53, was thrown…

That Pumpkin Spice Addiction May Not be All in Your Head

Pumpkin spice is actually a blend of several different spices, including ground cinnamon, dry ginger, nutmeg and cloves

  NATIONAL — ‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice everything…and if you’re a self-proclaimed addict of the spiced coffees, Oreos and everything else pumpkin, it couldn’t have come soon enough. But that addiction may not necessarily be all in your head. Pumpkin spice is actually a blend of several different spices, including ground cinnamon, dry ginger, nutmeg and cloves. Researchers…

Travel Agency Says to Book Holiday Travel ASAP

Travel Travel of Fargo Urge People to Book Holiday Flights Soon to Get Best Deal

FARGO, ND — The holidays may seem a long ways ahead, but if you’re planning to book a flight over the holiday season, you may want to act fast. Travel Travel travel agency in Fargo said the longer you wait to book your flight, especially at smaller airports such as Hector International Airport, the more likely you will see a…