North Dakota News

Coffee with Cramer Event Gets Heated

People raised concerns about losing Medicaid, the President's cabinet choices and funding for Planned Parenthood

FARGO, N.D. — A contentious “Coffee With Cramer” event. North Dakota Congressmen Kevin Cramer faced people who have questions about the nation’s future. It was Cramer’s first town hall style meeting in Fargo since President Trump took office. The coffee shop was packed with people shoulder to shoulder and there were people who couldn’t even get inside. We spoke with…

Fargo City Employee Under Investigation for Facebook Post

The comments were posted by the employee during off hours

  FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo city employee is under investigation after posting personal comments about the DAPL protesters on a local news station’s Facebook page. A city spokesman did not identify the employee. The comments were posted by the employee during off hours. The spokesman says it is important that the public is aware the comments do not reflect…

ND House, Senate Adjourn Until March

Lawmakers in both chambers voted on a few final bills before adjourning for the mid-session break

  BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota House and Senate have both adjourned until Wednesday March 1. Lawmakers in both chambers voted on a few final bills before adjourning for the mid-session break. When the session continues next week, the House will take action on Senate bills and vice versa. It will be day 37 of the legislative session which…

Cass County State’s Attorney Investigates Near Drowning at Fargo Hotel

Two teen girls, ages 13 and 14, pulled the child from the bottom of the Holiday Inn pool Saturday night

  FARGO, N.D. — The case of a three-year-old rescued from the bottom of a Fargo hotel pool is now in the hands of the Cass County State’s Attorney. Two teen girls, ages 13 and 14, pulled the child from the bottom of the Holiday Inn pool Saturday night. Her parents took her to the hospital. Fargo Police say it…

Authorities Make Final Arrests, Officially Close Main DAPL Camp

As officers worked, cleanup crews began razing buildings on the square-mile piece of property on federal land

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — Authorities have declared the main Dakota Access pipeline protest camp officially cleared after arresting the last remaining holdouts. Nearly three dozen people were arrested. It took under four hours as officers methodically checked buildings and arrested anyone they encountered. One man climbed atop a building and stayed there for more than an hour before surrendering. As…

Pipeline Protest Deadline Brings Fires, Explosions, Injuries and Arrests

Dakota Access Oil Pipeline in Morton County, North Dakota

MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — A dramatic chain of events unfolded in Morton County at the site of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. There were ceremonial fires, explosions, injuries and arrests. All as the 2 p.m. Wednesday deadline for protesters to clear out of the main camp came and went. Protesters begin ceremonial burning of some of their living structures ahead…

Fargo Police Set the Record Straight on State’s Good Samaritan Law

The law gives immunity to fellow drug users to encourage them to call for help during a drug overdose

FARGO, N.D. — Details of a drug arrest from May of last year have raised questions about North Dakota’s Good Samaritan Law. Fargo Police Chief Dave Todd took to Facebook to clear up the confusion. Authorities want to remind the public that saving someone’s life is their top priority. North Dakota’s Good Samaritan Law is designed to help authorities save…

New Convention Center in the Works for West Fargo

A new space for shows and conferences may be coming to the metro

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A new convention center is in the works for West Fargo. The Red River Valley Fair and the city are working on this $20 million project. In the midst of a growing community, some say the Fargodome is not enough. “Which is a great problem to have, the Fargodome is busy,” said Charley Johnson with the…

NDSU Holds Vigil in Remembrance of All Students

A candlelight vigil was held for all students who have passed away in the academic year

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU is mourning the loss of the students killed in a car crash earlier this month. Friends and family were invited to speak out in honor of Danie Thomsenn and Carson Roney. “I dug my son’s grave with the help of my father and my brother and his boys and a couple other friends,” said the father…

Craig Cobb Buys Property in Barnes County

Craig Cobb Now the Co-Owner of the Former Nome Zion Evangelical Free Church

  NOME, N.D. — A self-proclaimed white supremacist is now the co–owner of property in Nome. Craig Cobb is listed as the co–owner of the former Nome Zion Evangelical Free Church. The building is currently abandoned and sits within the city limits. A deed was filed on Tuesday. When talking to people who live in Valley City, they said they were fearful and mad that…