North Dakota News

One Charged in Grand Forks Discontent Robbery

Police say Tucker walked into the Discontent store at 1426 South Washington Street and was carrying a gun when he approached an employee

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — One man is charged in the robbery of Discontent in Grand Forks. David Tucker, 31, of Grand Forks, is charged with one count of robbery. Police say Tucker walked into the Discontent store at 1426 South Washington Street and was carrying a gun when he approached an employee. They say Tucker got away with an…

Two Juveniles in Custody After Early Morning Burglary

They say two male suspects were running from the shop and one of them was carrying a crowbar

  FARGO, N.D. — Two West Fargo juveniles are in custody after an alleged early morning burglary at a local vape shop. Fargo police say they responded to an alarm at Sports Vape located at 1621 South University Drive. They say two male suspects were running from the shop and one of them was carrying a crowbar. Police say they…

ND House Kills Bill that Would Combine Treasury Office

The proposal was to close the office and split the responsibilities between other agencies

  BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Legislators have killed a bi-partisan proposal allowing voters to decide if the state Treasurer’s Office is needed. The proposal was to close the office and split the responsibilities between other agencies. The state treasurer manages the cash flow for state agencies and distributes tax collections to local governments. The bill was co-sponsored by Fargo…

Inside Perspective on Downtown’s Arts Incubator

Artists are an endangered species in some communities. But Fargo's giving them their very own environment.

In an economy that can price artists right out of the real estate market, it’s rare to see a community that’s making an effort to give art and the people who create it a dedicated space to make art flower. That’s what downtown’s Fargo’s Art Incubator aims to do. The space was developed by The Arts Partnership and the Kilbourne…

LIVE: “Sensory Mommies” Make Weighted Blankets For Kids With Special Needs

Custom-Made Blankets Help Kids With Autism And Other Disorders

Tina Dietz with Sensory Mommies joins Adam Ladwig live on the KVRR morning show. The company makes weighted blankets for people with autism and other disorders. Dietz talks about the health benefits weighted blankets have. The weight of the blanket can help calm someone down if they are experience stress or anxiety. Sensory Mommies custom-makes all blankets based on weight…

Warm Weather Helps Local Construction Get a Head Start

With a warmer than usual Fargo February, will the orange cones come back early?

FARGO, N.D. — For some, the construction season is never over. A warmer than normal February means more progress on new buildings. But will road construction make an early return? Fargo city engineers say even though you could go outside without a jacket, the underground frost will prevent early road construction. But some house builders said even if it’s below…

Renovations Underway at Historic Bonanzaville Church

After being moved to Bonanzaville in 2015 the church on its way to being open to the public

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The South Pleasant Church at Bonanzaville is getting a face lift. Renovations at the Church are currently underway to get it in shape for this summer. This church has a long history. “890s, it was built. It’s 127–years–old,” said Executive Director of CCHS-Bonanzaville, Brenda Warren. It’s a rare piece of North Dakota history that was saved…

Garbage, Human Waste at DAPL Camps Main Concerns of Polluting Missouri River

The garbage isn't the only thing that may make its way to the river and create a negative environmental impact

FARGO, N.D. — Governor Burgum’s concerns for cleaning up at the main pipeline protest camp rise along with the temperatures. He issued an evacuation order on Wednesday. He says what protesters have left behind could end up polluting the rivers. Protesters left their mark on the site of the Dakota Access pipeline. That area of land floods almost every spring. It’s…

Prairie Roots Food Co-Op Prepping for Open House

The Co-op Will Host an Open House to the Public Saturday, February 18th

FARGO, N.D. — Downtown Fargo will soon have a grocery store full of healthy, organic options. “It’s a locally owned community grown grocery store so the co–op is funded by memberships and people who invest in the co–op,” said Kurt Kopperud, who is the store’s general manager. “I think it’s providing downtown with a grocery store and second of all,…

Scammers Targeting Cass County Electric Customers

Some customers are also reporting fake representatives showing up at their door

FARGO, N.D. — Cass County Electric Cooperative officials want to warn their customers of a recent string of phone scams. The scammers allegedly call customers and threaten to disconnect their service if immediate payment isn’t made. Officials said if you get these calls, hang up, and let your service providers know. Legitimate providers will usually ask for payments by mail…