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59th Annual Pancake Karnival Held at Fargodome

The Kiwanis Club busted out the maple syrup for a day of 50,000 pancakes

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargodome was filled with the sweet smell of pancakes on the skillet Saturday for the Kiwanis Club’s 59th Annual Pancake Karnival. On average, between 9,000 and 16,000 people come to the event over the course of the day each year. The event employs 250 volunteers, cooks 4,000 pounds of sausage, uses 150 gallons of syrup and…

F-M Ambulance Wants The Community To Learn CPR

Save-A-Life Saturday was held at West Acres Mall to teach The Importance Of CPR

FARGO, N.D. — F-M Ambulance says someone dies from cardiac arrest every 90 seconds. Save-A-Life Saturday at West Acres Mall taught people all about CPR. F-M Ambulance says only 33 percent of cardiac arrest victims in the F-M area receive immediate lifesaving CPR, which can double or even triple a victim’s chance of survival. One speaker spoke about how learning…

Fargo Somalis Celebrate the Election of a New President

Somalis hope the new president ushers in a new era of peace for the African country

FARGO, N.D. — February 8th was an exciting day for Somalis as a new president was elected for the first time in 25 years. Somalis in area say they’re enthusiastic and hopeful after their new president, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, stepped into office. “After 25 years of war, he’s the only person that out of all the Somalis in the world,…

Fargo Force Honors Memory of Officer Moszer

On the one year anniversery of his death, fallen Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer is remembered by his community

FARGO, N.D. — It’s the one year anniversary of Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer’s death. In honor of the anniversary, a ceremony was held before the start of tonight’s Fargo Force game. Some of Moszer’s friends and family said the week leading up to this ceremony was almost as difficult as the week of his death. But the crowd showed…

F-M Ambulance Recognizes Three Strangers Who Saved Motorist on I-29

A man went into cardiac arrest on the highway where three drivers pulled over to help

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — One Fargo man has three people to thank for giving him another shot at life. Mark Dammann says December 9th was a normal day for taking a drive down south on I-29. “I had no inclination I was going to have a heart attack,” said Mark. He says he was in the holiday spirit with plans…

DAPL Viral Protest Picture Determined to Be Fake

The photo is actually from HBO's website for their movie, "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee"

MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — A picture of tents on fire at a DAPL protest camp in Morton County has gone viral with people saying it was law enforcement who raided and set the camp on fire. The problem with the picture? It’s from the scene of a movie on HBO. This is the photo that has all the attention. It…

All-You-Can-Eat Pancakes For a Good Cause

The 59th Annual Kiwanis Pancake Karnival Will Be Held Tomorrow

FARGO, N.D. — This annual Fargo event is listed in the best-selling books 1,000 Places to See Before You Die and the Guinness Book of World Records, but it’s all for a good cause. The 59th annual Kiwanis Pancake Karnival will be at the Fargodome on Saturday. Tickets are seven dollars in advance and eight dollars at the door for…

Blood Donations Needed – Could You be a Donor?

United Blood Services is looking for new donors to help donate their blood

FARGO, N.D. — United Blood Services is asking you to consider donating, no matter what blood type you are, especially since we’re in the middle of flu season. UBS officials say they welcome blood donations of all types, but especially look for “O” negative because it is the universal blood type. They say many people might shy away from donating…

Minnesota Hunter Killed in Shooting Identified

A Minnesota hunter who was killed while hunting coyotes is identified

The Minnesota hunter killed in a shooting while hunting coyotes in North Dakota has been identified. Authorities say Ron Rechtzigel, 57, of Cannon Falls died after being shot near Edgeley. They say Rechtzigel was with two other hunters in poor weather conditions and would not say if the man was shot by another hunter or shot himself. The shooting is…

Fargo Police Department Accepting New Recruits

Testing will be held on February 20th to join Fargo Police Department

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Police Department wants to know if you have what it takes to join their squad. The department is looking for both men and women to join their ranks. Entrance exam testing will be held on Monday, February 20th at 8am in the Fargo Public Safety Building. Those who pass the written test may move on…