North Dakota News

Another Arrest in Jamaican Lottery Scam

Authorities say the scam caused at least 90 mostly elderly Americans to lose over $5.7 million

  BISMARCK, ND — Another suspect in an alleged multi-million dollar lottery scam, has been arrested. North Dakota U.S. Attorney Chris Myers says Gregory Gooden was arrested this week in Jamaica. Gooden was one of four fugitives still being sought. Fifteen suspects are charged with conspiracy, wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering. Ten others who have pleaded not guilty…

Wacky Science at Barnes and Noble

The session focused on how kids can use household items for experiments of their own

FARGO, ND — As a kid, there is a lot to learn and Barnes and Noble is giving kids of all ages an opportunity to explore and experiment right in the store. Every Wednesday and Saturday morning, the bookstore is providing an activity, book reading and a coloring session about a new topic. Today’s topic was on wacky science. The…

Great Plains Food Bank Youth Summer Meal Sites Open

The program runs Monday through Friday from June 5 until August 18 from noon until 12:30 p.m. at each location and will be closed July 3 and 4.

FARGO, ND – Great Plains Food Bank is providing summer┬ámeals for hungry children in Fargo, Bismarck and Valley City. The program runs Monday through Friday from June 5 until August 18 from noon until 12:30 p.m. at each location and will be closed July 3 and 4. Specifically, Youth Summer Meals locations are: Bismarck at Kiwanis Park (318 South Washington…

Man Dies After Being Knocked Unconscious in a Bar Fight

Family members and police in Fargo confirmed the death of James Grant

FARGO, N.D. — More than a week after being knocked unconscious from a bar fight, a Fargo man has passed away. The man accused in the fight could face more serious charges. It all started on the night of May 27th. According to police records, a bartender at the Hotel Donaldson kicked out Darren Patterson, a 43-year-old man from Fargo….

New Sanford Health Hospital Hoping to Heal Through Art

Many of the pieces incorporate nature, joyful events or settings that resemble home

FARGO, ND — The newest Fargo Sanford Hospital is offering patients a new and creative method of healing. Local artists were chosen to display their work throughout the hospital to enhance the environment for patients, employees and visitors. Those artists along with donors and leaders of the project are touring the hospital and being honored for their work. Many of…

New Sanford Clinic Expansion Project Begins in West Fargo

Sanford Fargo Vice President Paul Richard thinks the location is the perfect site for the expansion

WEST FARGO, ND — Sanford Health is celebrating the groundbreaking on their new West Fargo clinic. The groundbreaking kicked off the beginning of construction, which will complete a larger clinic and offer additional services for patients. The additions include a children’s center and an increase in the number of doctors working in Family Medicine and Women’s OBGYN services. Sanford Health…

Gov. Burgum to Meet with President Trump

President Trump has shown interest in finding ways to get funding on state and local levels to update infrastructure in all states

  BISMARCK, ND — Gov. Burgum is on his way to Washington D.C. to meet with President Trump to talk over improving the nation’s infrastructure. Gov. Burgum was invited to meet with the president after spending some time with Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao at the Drone Focus Conference last week in Fargo. President Trump has shown interest in finding ways…

Bison Meadows Plan Approved by Fargo City Commission

Construction is expected to begin by the fall of 2017

  FARGO, ND — Fargo City Commissioners are approving a new plan for the housing project near Davies High School. The first plan was rejected after it failed to get enough votes but the developer revised the number of homes from 393 to 347 and added greenspace. Some nearby homeowners say they are still not happy about the project because…

Authorities Release Numbers in Fargo’s Click It or Ticket Campaign

Officers hit the streets for the campaign for 15 days in May and June

  FARGO, ND — Authorities are releasing the latest numbers in their Click It or Ticket Campaign in Fargo. More than 100 tickets were issued during the campaign but only 44 were issued for not using a seat belt or child restraint seat. Officers hit the streets for the campaign for 15 days in May and June. They are asking…