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Fargo Holiday Inn Celebrates a Grand Re-Opening

The hotel just finished a 12-month remodeling project

The Fargo Holiday Inn celebrated its grand reopening with the public. The hotel just finished a multi–million dollar renovation that included a new entrance, restaurant and convention space. The Chamber of Commerce is also holding a “Business After Hours” networking event after the ribbon cutting ceremony. The hotel hopes the new look will improve the guest experience and draw in…

Fargo’s First Go Red for Women Luncheon

More than 100 women gathered proudly for Fargo's first ever Go Red Luncheon.

At least one in three women live with some form of heart disease. People are ready to see that number go down. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women. What many people don’t know is that about 80% of cardiovascular diseases is preventable. The American Heart Association held Fargo’s first ever Go Red For Women Luncheon. This…

Woman Dies of Overdose in Front of Local Hospital

After a woman dies after being abandoned in front of a hospital while overdosing Wednesday, Fargo Police want to remind the commuity of a law meant to prevent such incidents

A woman passed away from an overdose after she was left in front of a local hospital last night and Fargo Police want to make sure that doesn’t happen again. The department is reminding people in North Dakota of a law that grants immunity to those who call in a drug overdose. If a person reports an overdose, they will…

Fargo Police Searching for Armed Robbery Suspects

The suspects are described as two black males who stole an undisclosed amount of cash

Police are searching for two suspects in an armed robbery of the 25th Street South Casey’s in Fargo. “Approximately 5:16, the Casey’s store had two males enter,” explained Fargo Police Sgt. Collin Gnoinsky. “They appeared to be black males and both of them brandished handguns and ended up behind the till. There was one employee that was working at the…

Children of Late Bobby Vee Fighting Over Singer’s Estate

The children are claiming some are misusing the money from the estate

Two of Bobby Vee’s four children have filed a court petition claiming their siblings are misusing money from the late pop singer’s estate. Robby Velline and Jennifer Whittet Velline claim in the Stearns County District Court petition that their brothers, Tommy and Jeff Velline, have used money from the estate for their personal benefit. The brothers have filed a counter…

Mayo Doctors say Governor Dayton’s Cancer is Treatable

The governor announced he had cancer the day after fainting while giving Minnesota's State of the State address

  A Mayo Clinic official says Gov. Dayton’s prostate cancer was caught early and is `treatable and curable’. The governor was at the clinic Tuesday and Wednesday for more tests, which found no signs the cancer has spread, and to develop a plan of attack. The official says Dayton can continue his executive duties. Last week, the governor announced his…

Leader of Standing Rock Tribe Says DAPL Protesters are Undermining Legal Efforts

Authorities arrested 74 protesters on Wednesday, including former Democratic candidate for U.S. House, Chase Iron Eyes

  Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault is criticizing Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents who set up a camp on private land. He says the move undermines the tribe’s efforts to make a legitimate case against the pipeline, which the tribe says threatens its drinking water. Authorities arrested 74 protesters after they set up tee-pees Wednesday on land owned by…

Prop Money Still Being Passed Around in Metro Area

Police say the prop money is easily available online and are clearly marked as fake

  Police are again warning of counterfeit money floating around Fargo. More fake movie money has turned up. This time it’s fake $50 bills that do not feel real and are clearly marked “for motion picture use only”. The prop money is easily available online. Early last month a 22-year old Fargo man was arrested for passing fake $100 bills…

Remembering David Lynch: The Story Behind His School Badge

The Meaning of David's "School Badge"

Valley City High School shared with us a touching story about David. The freshman passed away earlier this week after a medical episode at the high school. This story on how David received a “school badge” was posted to the Valley City High School Facebook page. One day this fall David approached our school superintendent, Mr. Johnson, in his office…

South Fargo Gas Station Robbery

Early morning armed robbery at Casey's General Store at 3545 25th St. S.

An armed robbery at a south Fargo convenience store Thursday morning. Police say it happened at around 5:16 this morning at Casey’s General Store at 3545 25th St. S. Police say the two armed suspects were black males and wore ski masks to cover their faces. The suspects allegedly stole an undisclosed amount of money from the cash register. The clerk was…