North Dakota News

TJ and Alison Read to Kids as part of “Read for the Record”

The campaign is an effort to break a Guinness World Record.

FARGO, N.D.- Read for the Record is an international campaign that promotes literacy in communities. The goal is to read the same book to as many kids as possible around the world on the same day. The record was set in 2013 when the same book was read to more than 2.4 million kids. The local Read for the Record…

Students bring organization ‘PERIOD’ to North Dakota

The nonprofit organization fights for menstrual equity

FARGO, N.D. — A student group at NDSU is pushing to make menstrual care products more accessible to those who need them. According to PERIOD, a nonprofit fighting for menstrual equity, 1 in 5 teens have struggled to afford period products or are unable to buy them. Allison Schwark and Taylor Spreeman brought a local chapter of PERIOD to NDSU…

Longfellow Elementary Students Honor Veterans with Handmade Cards

Longfellow Elementary has been delivering cards to veterans for nearly ten years.

FARGO, N.D.–First graders at Longfellow Elementary spent the day learning about veterans. The students discussed what it means to be a veteran and made Veterans Day cards. Tomorrow, the students will walk about one mile to the VA Hospital, and deliver the cards and miniature American flags to the veterans. “I think they enjoy learning all this interesting information. They…

UPDATE: Missing Girl Has Been Located Safe

Katie Hamman was reported as a runaway on October 27.

UPDATE: Fargo Police report that Katie Hamman has been safely located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and is with her family, and cooperative with local law enforcement UPDATE: Police say the white Volkswagen SUV has been located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, but they are still looking for Katie. The Volkswagen is Katie’s mother’s vehicle and is currently being brought back to Fargo. Police…

Three People Rescued From Devils Lake After Boat Stalls

All three were wearing life jackets

DEVILS LAKE, N.D.– Lake Region Search and Rescue Team was called out Wednesday afternoon to help three people on Devils Lake. Their boat had some type of mechanical failure, lost all power and was drifting. The group was safely brought to shore in one of the team’s rescue boats. All three were wearing life jackets. Ramsey County Sheriff Steve Nelson…

USDA Official To Meet With Local Producers During Stops in Red River Valley

Bill Northey will tour farming conditions And Appear At Two Events

FARGO, N.D. — USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey will tour farming conditions in the region tomorrow. He will also appear at two events for producers. The first will take place at 9:30 a.m. at the Argusville Community Center. The second will be held at 2 p.m. at the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead. Northey is in…

West Fargo School District Investigating Threat

A group of students reported to administrators that they heard a student making threats and talking about a school shooting

WEST FARGO, N.D. – West Fargo school officials are investigating threats a Cheney Middle School student allegedly made about a school shooting. A group of students at Cheney spoke to the school’s administration toward the end of the school day Wednesday about threats they were hearing from the student. In a statement, the district says the child’s parents were contacted…

LIVE: Haunted Costume Bash

Sure hope you haven't packed away your Halloween costume already.

It’s haunted by history, and some say by ghosts. And this weekend, it’s your chance to check it out in high style and for a great cause. Bonanzaville is hosting a Haunted Costume Bash Saturday, complete with live entertainment and cash prizes for best costume, all at the historic site in West Fargo. Best of all, they’ve changed their policy…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Virginia

She's an international star. So why can't this sweet girl find someone to love?

With a face like that, it’s no wonder she wound up an international sensation. Virginia is a beautiful, odd-eyed white and tan pit bull who found superstardom after being featured as one of the “one-der” dogs of the Fargo Brewing Company’s beer can campaign. The collaboration between the local brewer and local rescue 4 Luv of Dog is being shared…