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Fargo Police Investigating Assault in Essentia Health Parking Lot

Fargo Police are searching for three suspects after an assault in an Essentia Health parking lot. Police were called to the 3000 block of 32nd Avenue South where the 19-year-old victim says he was assaulted and his cellphone and jacket were taken. Police say the suspects are described as one white female and two black males. All of the parties involved…

The City on the Grow: Introducing ‘West Fargo 2.0’

The Vision Session allowed for the community to contribute ideas for an expansion plan

The City of West Fargo and the West Fargo Park District are brainstorming in an effort to create what they call ‘West Fargo: 2.0’. West Fargo officials say they need a little bit of thinking outside the box so the city can be bigger…and better. City planners, representatives with the park district and consultants from Town Planning and Urban Design…

Analyzing the Home Builders Association’s 2016 Report

Overal things look good, but there is some concern for affordable housing

Between Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead, and Dilworth Housing activity is steady and values are the highest they’ve been since 2008. That’s according to the Home Builders Association of Fargo–Moorhead’s 2016 Annual Report. The report shows positive numbers in just about all areas and where there were declines, they were mostly minimal. Overview   Last year 4,550 building permits, which include…

How the Supreme Court Nominee Impacts a Generation

We ask a local political scientist why this important decision can reshape the constitution

  It’s a decision which affects all of us, and could affect us for a whole generation. MSUM political science professor Dr. Barbara Headrick said this is one of the most important positions in Washington D.C. “You only have nine people on the Supreme Court and that is the final arbiter of what does the constitution mean, what do federal…

Fargo Police Make Arrest on Robbery Suspects

The two suspects allegedly pointed a gun at their victim before throwing him out of their car

  Fargo Police make an arrest of two suspects in an armed robbery that happened Monday afternoon. Police say 23-year-old Peter Fineboy and 20-year-old Hutchingson Davies approached the victim on the 2500 block of Broadway North and offered him a ride. The victim says the men pointed a gun at him and demanded money before throwing him out of the car…

More Than a Thousand Gather at Anti-Trump Protest in Minneapolis

Protesters say they want to stand with their immigrant sisters and brothers

  Another anti-Trump protest pops-up in downtown Minneapolis. The Anti-War Committee organized the protest in response to President Trump’s immigration executive orders. More than a thousand people showed up this afternoon at the Minneapolis Federal Building. A spokesperson says the group wants to send a message to the president and stand in solidarity with their immigrant sisters and brothers. They…

MATBUS Changing Up Some Moorhead Routes

Moorhead MATBUS will be making some changes to a number of its popular routes

MATBUS is making changes to some of its routes in Moorhead. The affected routes will be four, five, seven and eight. Route seven will be completely eliminated and the areas serviced by seven will be picked up by route eight. Route four will extend its service until 11:15 p.m. People with MATBUS said these changes should come as a positive…

Developers Transforming a 100-Year-Old Horse Stable into a Restaurant

A historic horse stable in the downtown Fargo area is turning into a resturant

A former horse stable in downtown Fargo that is more than a century old is to be redeveloped into a restaurant after getting a tax break. The two story wooden structure was built for horses used by a construction company between 1905 and 1910. It’s attached to the back of the Prairie Roots Co-Op building. The restaurant, which is not…

NDSU Students are Freezin’ for a Reason

Members of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity and Kappa Delta Sorority hosts their annual Freeze–A–Thon

NDSU students say they are freezin’ for a reason this week. Members of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity and Kappa Delta Sorority are hosting their annual Freeze–A–Thon. Day or night, rain or shine, nothing will stop these students from fundraising. “We stand here on the corner of 12th and University for 120 hours straight, five full days to accept donations for…

Senator John Hoeven Meets with President Trump’s Ag Secretary Pick

Senator Hoeven and Governor Perdue have worked together for many years on issues in the Ag industry

Senator Hoeven has spent some time with President Trump’s Ag Secretary nominee. Hoeven and Sonny Perdue, the former governor of Georgia, talked about the importance of building a coalition to pass a new farm bill. He says they also talked about maintaining strong crop insurance options for farmers and ranchers. Hoeven is a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee and…