North Dakota News

Father’s Day Celebration Brings Generations Together

Drekker Brewing Company and Blackbird Woodfire team up to host Father's Day brunch

  FARGO, N.D.– It’s Father’s Day and dads all over are being celebrated. Drekker Brewing Company and Blackbird Woodfire teamed up to host a Father’s Day brunch to celebrate dads and all the things they do for their kids and family. “Well this is like Dad heaven here at the brewery,” said Mark Bjornstad, co-founder of Drekker Brewing Co. “It’s a great place…

Presentation on Notable Local Journalist Jane Swisshelm

This week's topic is Jane Swisshelm; a prominent journalist in the 1860's who wrote for a newspaper in Saint Cloud Minnesota

ABERCROMBIE, N.D.– Fort Abercrombie is hosting historical presentations about the area. This week’s topic is Jane Swisshelm; a prominent journalist in the 1860’s who wrote for a newspaper in Saint Cloud Minnesota. At the time, she was an abolitionist and activist for women’s rights and was the first woman to cover a story from the Senate Press Gallery. The historical center…

Rick Berg Unanimously Elected To Full Term As North Dakota GOP Chairman

He was first elected party chairman in 2018 to fill out the term of Kelly Armstrong

BISMARCK, ND — Former U.S. Congressman Rick Berg of Fargo has been elected to his first full term as chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party. Members of the party’s state committee unanimously backed Berg at their meeting in Bismarck on Saturday. He was first elected party chairman in 2018 to fill out the term of Kelly Armstrong, who stepped down…

AMVETS To Retire More Than 1200 American Flags

In order to properly retire a flag, it must be cut into specific pieces and burned piece by piece, with the blue and stars last.

FARGO, N.D.– The Fargo AMVETS are retiring American flags that people from the community have brought in. In order to properly retire a flag, it must be cut into specific pieces and burned piece by piece, with the blue and stars last. A statement about the significance of a piece is mentioned at the ceremony. Anyone is welcome to observe the…

Food Truck Fridays Are Finally Here

Suna's is an authentic Egyptian eatery serving kebabs and Koshari.

FARGO, N.D.– The first ever food truck Friday debuted just south of Fargo City Hall. Suna’s is an authentic Egyptian eatery serving kebabs and Koshari. They were surprised when they were the only ones serving food, but didn’t mind all of the customers. Suna’s owner says she got her love of cooking from her mother, who died two years ago. “Honestly…

How Your DNA Could Change the Future of Health

The National Institute of Health's All of Us research program hopes to get 1 million volunteers over 10 years of touring

FARGO, N.D.– A National Institute is collecting volunteers’ DNA and lifestyle information. The National Institute of Health’s All of Us research program hopes to get 1 million volunteers over 10 years of touring. The group has been taking volunteers since last May, and already has more than 200,000 . “I came mostly for the research part, to help,” said volunteer Russel Emerson. “Yes…

Man’s Body Found in Grafton

GRAFTON, N.D. – Authorities are investigating after a man’s body is recovered from the Park River in Grafton. A search for 63–year–old Kenneth Wilson of Grafton began after he didn’t show up for work on Wednesday. Grafton Police says friends and family had joined the search when Wilson’s body was found around noon. His body has been sent to Grand Forks…

USDA: Wet Weather Causes Lowest Corn Crop in Four Years

Farmers say they're hoping for favorable conditions during the summer

NORTH DAKOTA — A new report shows farmers across the country aren’t growing as much corn because of the wet weather this spring. The USDA says our country’s corn crop is the lowest it’s been in four years. “This spring has just been a gut punch to the farmers,” Jean Henning, executive director of the North Dakota Corn Council, said. Randy…

West Fargo Asks Public for Their Input on Road Changes

West Fargo has surpassed the daily traffic amount predicted by the 2012 study, which wasn't supposed to happen until 2035

  WEST FARGO, N.D.– The City of West Fargo is hosting a public meeting to talk about changes to the 9th street east corridor. West Fargo has surpassed the daily traffic amount predicted by the 2012 study, which wasn’t supposed to happen until 2035. “A lot of it is related to growth, and with that comes added traffic,” said City Engineer,…

Wild Terra Cider Holds First Vintage Clothes Market

The owner says she was inspired by her own love of vintage clothes

FARGO, N.D. — For chic clothes, good food and live music, look no further than Wild Terra Cider in downtown Fargo. The cider bar is having its first vintage clothes market, where you can shop from over two dozen vendors. People can also hang out, play games, listen to music, and of course, enjoy some cider. The owner at Wild Terra,…