North Dakota News

Veterans Honor Flight Holds Fundraiser at RedHawks Game

The next honor flight will be October 20th and 21st

FARGO, N.D. — It was Veterans Honor Flight Jersey Day at the RedHawks game and there was no shortage of support. The players wore Honor Flight jerseys that will be auctioned off. The fundraiser also included merchandise, a silent auction and a chance to donate money. All proceeds go towards taking about 90 veterans to Washington, D.C. to see the…

International Potluck Summer Music Festival Promotes Different Cultures

Two food trucks were at the potluck

FARGO, N.D. — It’s an evening of trying new tastes and hearing new sounds, but the International Potluck Summer Music Festival is mostly about bringing people together. About a hundred people went to the event promoting different cultures. Two food trucks, Suna’s Egyptian Eatery and Adibon Ethnic Catering were there. About half a dozen bands performed. The potluck has been…

Golden Drive Homeless Kids Holds BBQ to Raise Awareness

They're getting the word out about their big community event

FARGO, N.D. — Golden Drive Homeless Kids is getting the word out about an upcoming gathering while also raising money. The organization held a BBQ outside of Cash Wise on 13th Avenue where they served up hot dogs and brats. The BBQ will continue tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Golden Drive is having its big community event next…

Fargo Food Truck Community to Remember Jay Halvorson September 17

Halvorson was shot to death in downtown Fargo this June

FARGO, N.D. — A man considered by many to be a leader in Fargo’s food truck scene was killed in June. Now his food truck family is coming together to remember him. Jason “Jay” Halvorson was shot in downtown Fargo during a confrontation. His body was found next to his Texas Q BBQ and Catering food truck. Halvorson’s former fiancé…

Burgum Appoints Panos to Lead ND Department of Transportation

Burgum says William Panos will start the job in North Dakota on Oct. 21.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum has appointed a former Wyoming transportation commissioner to lead North Dakota’s transportation department. Burgum says William Panos will start the job in North Dakota on Oct. 21. He replaces Tom Sorel, a former Minnesota transportation commissioner who resigned after less than two years on the job in North Dakota. Panos served as Wyoming’s DOT director from…

Warren Pledges to Revoke DAPL, Keystone XL Permits

Warren pledged that if elected, energy projects that impact Indian Country would not be allowed to proceed without consent.

FARGO, ND – Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she wants to cancel the federal permits for the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines. In a tweet Friday, the Massachusetts senator said “when tribal concerns have conflicted with corporate profits or resource extraction, tribes lose.” Warren pledged that if elected, energy projects that impact Indian Country would not be…

Inmate Accused of Assaulting Jail Guards

Knowles was in jail on two misdemeanor charges of criminal trespass and giving false information to law enforcement.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ A Bismarck man is accused of assaulting two guards at the Burleigh Morton Detention Center. Authorities say 27-year-old Efrain Knowles was being escorted by the guards Aug. 7 when he began resisting. After being taken to the ground, Knowles proceeded to kick the guards in the abdomen. The guards sought medical treatment. The Bismarck Tribune says…