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F-M Organization Considering Entering Bid for New Amazon Headquarters

Could the Red River Valley be the place for the next headquarters?

  FARGO, ND — At the beginning of September, Amazon announced it wants a second home outside of its headquarters in Seattle. They are looking for a place with a million people, a diverse population and 50,000 jobs to fill. Could the Red River Valley be the place for the next headquarters? According to James Gartin with the Fargo Moorhead…

FMWF Chamber Celebrates 2017 Accomplishments, Young Entrepreneurs Program

More than 600 people attended the event, which also honored a 2017 Legacy Leader

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber has a lot to celebrate this year, and much to look forward to next year. They held their seventh annual meeting to discuss the Chamber’s accomplishments within the Young Entrepreneurs Program and actions they’ve inspired within the Minnesota and North Dakota legislatures. More than 600 people attended the event, which also…

Equifax Comes Clean About Previous Hacking Attack in March

In March, the company hired cyber-security experts to deal with what they called a "security incident" on its corporate networks

  NATIONAL — We are now learning the Equifax breach that exposed the personal information of 143 million Americans is the second time the company has been hacked this year. In March, the company hired cyber-security experts to deal with what they called a “security incident” on its corporate networks. They were using Apache Software and that company discovered a…

Governors Burgum and Dayton Agree to Meet on F-M Diversion Project

The two governors talked over the phone to quote "to try to find a path forward'' for the $2.2 billion project

  REGIONAL — Governors Doug Burgum and Mark Dayton have agreed to discuss ways to restart the F-M flood diversion project. The two governors talked over the phone to quote “to try to find a path forward” for the $2.2 billion project. The 30-mile channel has been approved by Congress and work had begun but a federal judge from Minnesota…

Moorhead Police Searching for Runaway Teen

Her family asks that if you spot her, contact police

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Police in Moorhead hope you can help them track down a runaway teen. Shelby Penner, 15, left her south Moorhead home during the early morning hours of September 15. There have been sightings of her in the metro with allegations that she may have colored her hair dark brown or black. Her family asks that if you…

Rainfall Welcomed by North Dakota’s Drought-Stricken Producers

Pasture and range conditions are rated 58 percent poor or very poor

  NORTH DAKOTA — Rainfall over the past week in North Dakota halted or delayed harvest but was welcomed by drought-plagued farmers. The weekly crop report says about half of the topsoil and subsoil moisture supplies in the state are still rated short or very short. The harvest of small grains crops including spring wheat, durum wheat and oats is…

Fargo Police Investigating Assault, No Arrests Made

A report will be sent to the Cass County States Attorney's office for possible charges of terrorizing or assault

  FARGO, ND — Fargo police are investigating an assault that sent two men to the hospital with minor injuries. Officers were called to an apartment at 1440 34th Street South just after 2 a.m. The initial report said a gun was involved. But during interviews with those involved, police were unable to determine if a gun was used and…

Frontier Airlines Offering $39 Fares to Denver at Hector International

The company left Hector in 2015 after two years of flights to Denver.

  FARGO, ND — If you’ve ever thought about visiting Denver you’ll want to take advantage of this deal. Frontier Airlines has announced one-way flights for as low as $39 nonstop from Hector International Airport in Fargo to Denver. The low-cost flights are on sale now and will launch on May 15 as the airline resumes service in Fargo. The…

Government Shut Down Could be Looming for Minnesota

The Minnesota Supreme Court ordered the two sides into mediation

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — A legal battle between Gov. Dayton and top Republicans could result in a Minnesota government shut down. Attorneys for the Republican-led Legislature say lawmakers will have to start furloughing employees in December and shut down completely by February unless there’s a resolution. Dayton vetoed the Legislature’s operating budget after the session concluded in late May….

Sprinkler System Helps Firefighters Keep Fargo Garage Fire Under Control

The fire appeared to have started on a stovetop in the garage and it didn't spread into the house

  FARGO, ND — A fire sprinkler system has helped fight a second fire in the same neighborhood in eight days. Fargo firefighters responded to a garage fire in a row building with eight homes at 4648 44th Avenue South in the noon hour Monday. Crews arrived to find a fire sprinkler had gone off and was keeping the fire…