North Dakota News

Basin Electric Announced Solar Purchase Agreement with Geronimo

Geronimo is also proposing the 200-megawatt solar farm in Cass County.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A power cooperative based in Bismarck plans to buy solar generation on a large scale for the first time. Basin Electric Power Cooperative announced a power purchase agreement with Geronimo Energy, which is the developer of the Wild Spring Solar Project. The farm with a capacity of 128 megawatts would be the largest in South Dakota once built. It…

Hector International Airport Showcases Local Artist

The program is part of Arts Partnership, where local artists can showcase their work in locations all over the area.

FARGO, N.D. – A native of Minnesota, Marcella Rose doesn’t remember a time when she wasn’t an artist. Since she was a little girl, she always had a passion for drawing animals and nature. Those are her main sources of inspiration for a series of paintings called “Sacred.” “It’s been since the day I was born, I think. I’ve always…

NDSU Students Want To Raise Awareness About The 2020 Census

The organizers held an event where they handed out flyers and spoke to students who had any questions.

FARGO, N.D. – Counting Class Clay is an initiative started by five NDSU students to try and educate those in the community about why it’s so important to participate in the census. They say it’s important for students to know that they should be filling out the census where they live for the majority of the year. “Fargo, Cass County…

Cass County Human Services Brings On New Director

Cass County has been working to fix deep rooted issues within it's Human Services department since an investigation last October turned up evidence of a hostile work environment.

FARGO, N.D. – In October, a resignation letter containing allegations that Cass County Human Services was a ‘hostile workplace’, and that employees were being bullied by managers, would launch a full blown investigation. The author of that letter, Jennifer Aldinger, stated that the case load for workers was far above average, with workers receiving 70 cases over a two month…

Kids Celebrate National Engineers Week

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Public Library and NDSU School of Engineering teamed up to teach kids a little bit about engineering. To celebrate National Engineers Week, kids ages 7 to 10 are learning about the contributions of engineers to our society. Activities included a reading of the children’s book ‘Rosie Revere, Engineer’, and a construction competition where kids built towers…

Vicki, “Mama” and Piff Are Coming To Fargo

Tickets Go On Sale Friday, February 21 at 10 a.m.

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Theatre is playing host to two very different entertainers. Actress, comedian and singer Vicki Lawrence is bringing her popular “Mama” character to town in a “Two-Woman Show” on Saturday, May 2. Tickets go on sale Friday morning and range from $56.50 to $76.50. Then on October 16, a standout star of “America’s Got Talent” takes the…

Grand Forks Mayor Signs Emergency Declaration in Preparation for Spring Flooding

The declaration lasts for 30 days.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The Mayor of Grand Forks, Michael R. Brown, signed a Declaration of Emergency and Natural Disaster in preparation for historic spring flooding. Brown said, “We know an emergency is coming, we know that the Red River is going to flood this spring. This declaration is one of the first steps the city needs to take in order to…

LIVE: Unglued Craft Fest

Ten years of crafty goodness in the gorgeous Plains Art museum.

It’s back, and it’s bigger than ever. Some of the most talented and creative characters in the region are headed out to share their wares with you this weekend. It’s the Unglued Craft Fest. Local makers are celebrating ten years of craft beers, baubles, and beautiful handmade goods at the Plains Art Museum. Unglued founder Ashley Morken says part of…

Code Ninjas teaches local kids basic video game building skills

A STEM camp is giving them the tools they need to become coding pros

FARGO, N.D. — Not every 10-year-old out there can say they’ve built an interactive video game from scratch. “It feels good because not a lot of people have made games and I’m one of those, I guess, few that have made a game,” says 10-year-old Carson Huseby of Fargo. For him, coding isn’t just a hobby. Carson says it’s all…