North Dakota News

Food Truck Benefit For Family Of Jay Halvorson

Jay was known for his altruism. Serving lunches at area churches, providing Christmas dinner at the Dorothy Day House, and volunteering with F5.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – On June 7th Jason “Jay” Halvorson was tragically murdered in downtown Fargo next to his food truck. However, Jay’s former fiancé Kate Holten, doesn’t want him to be remembered that way. “I would hate for Fargo-Moorhead to remember Jay as just some guy who got shot downtown. He was so much more than that, and I…

LIVE: Down Home Hoedown

Kick up your heels and raise some funds while you're at it.

Moving into a brand-new house is always something to celebrate. Moving someone who’s been chronically homeless into a brand new house — and making sure they’ve got the resources they need to turn it into a home, right down to the bed, dishes and furnishings — is worth a pretty big party. That’s what’s happening this weekend to one of…

Fargo Man Arrested In Nebraska Drug Bust

NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA (KFGO) – A Fargo man is one of four people arrested in separate, large drug busts along I-80 east of North Platte, Nebraska. In one of the traffic stops Wednesday night, state troopers searched a van driven by 50-year old Brent Lorenz, of Fargo and found 198 pounds of marijuana, 800 units of THC edibles, 79 THC…

Members of The Chamber Celebrate Their Accomplishments Over the Past Year

The Chamber represents more than 109,000 people

FARGO, N.D. — More than 800 people are gathered for The Chamber’s ninth annual conference. But this is no ordinary meeting. “To see people from around the community, being involved in it and understanding where we are,” said Professionals of Color Chairman Thomas Jefferson. The event is awarding Chairman of Gate City Bank Steve Swiontek with the 2019 Legacy Leader title….

Students Explore Career Options at NDSU Health Professions Career Fair

About 40 employers were in attendance

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU students got to explore career options at the Health Professions Career Fair. About 600 students met with employers in fields including nursing, pharmacy, and public health. They can look for opportunities for full–time jobs, internships, and externships. Students were encouraged to dress professionally and bring their resumes. Employers say they want to see open–minded and curious…

North Dakota Republican Leaders Praise EPA Repeal of WOTUS

Waters of the United States rule extended federal authority and protections to streams and wetlands

WASHINGTON — The EPA is repealing the Obama-era Waters of the United States rule. It extended federal authority and protections to streams and wetlands. The move is being welcomed by North Dakota’s Republican leaders including Gov. Doug Burgum and Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer. The 2015 regulation, commonly known as WOTUS, defined what bodies of water are protected under…

Fans Can Expect Walk-Through Metal Detectors At The Ralph And Betty

They will be used at all entry doors at both locations

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — If you are going to an event at Ralph Engelstad Arena or Betty Engelstad Sioux Center you’ll notice new walk-through metal detectors. They will be used at all entry doors at both locations. The move is part of the venue’s efforts to improve fan safety. People are encouraged to plan for more time to get into…

Destructive Weed Found in Seventh North Dakota County

Palmer amaranth can grow up to 7 feet and can resist herbicides.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A North Dakota agency has confirmed the presence of a Palmer amaranth plant in a seventh county in the state. The state Department of Agriculture said Wednesday they found the plant in Emmons County, in the south of the state, just weeks after they found it in nearby Grant County. Palmer amaranth can grow up to 7 feet and…