North Dakota News

Good Deeds Bring Sweet Rewards at YWCA’s Chocolate Fantasy Fundraiser

Local police officials, city leaders and clubs from local universities dished up the sweets and heat from donations of 100 local eateries in the area

FARGO, ND — The YWCA believes that doing a good deed brings a sweet reward. The YWCA of Cass Clay hosted their 34th annual Chocolate Fantasy and Chili fundraiser at the Delta by Marriott in Fargo over lunch. Local police officials, city leaders and clubs from local universities dished up the sweets and heat from donations of 100 local eateries…

Fargo Company Breaks Ground for New Business Facility

Started by three NDSU students, BNG Team helps businesses operating in small towns find operational solutions

FARGO, ND — A Fargo–based credit card payment processing company broke ground on a new building in south Fargo. BNG was founded by three NDSU students in 2007. The company also designs websites, automates invoicing and helps restaurants run their businesses more efficiently. The owners hope BNG will continue to grow in their new facility. “With the new building, it’s…

Wahpeton Mayor Resigns

City Council President Steve Dale has been filling in while Hansey battles his cancer diagnosis

WAHPETON, ND — Wahpeton Mayor Meryl Hansey has resigned and is fighting cancer. Hansey, 81, submitted his resignation after being absent from his mayoral duties since June. City Council President Steve Dale has been filling in while Hansey battles his cancer diagnosis. People in the city have 15 days to file a petition to call for a special election. If…

High Risk Sex Offender Moves to New Location in Grand Forks

He is required to register as a sex offender for life

GRAND FORKS, ND — A high risk sex offender is on the move in Grand Forks. Authorities say Anthony Rolland has moved from North Washington Street to 802 5th Street North apartment 4. Rolland has two convictions for Gross Sexual Imposition. He sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl in 2001 and engaged in sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl in 2003….

Fargo Police Track Down Missing Restaurant Owner

A Fargo detective followed up with a lead and another agency made personal contact

Fargo Police DepartmentFARGO, ND — Fargo Police say the owner of multiple restaurants who was reported missing in May, has been found. Rodolfo Garcia owns three Romo’s Mexican Restaurant locations and the now closed Magnolia’s restaurant in downtown Fargo. A Fargo detective followed up with a lead and another agency made personal contact. Garcia says he is fine but does…

Gov. Burgum Travels to D.C., Asking for Drought Disaster Declaration

The latest drought monitor survey shows nearly half of the state is still experiencing severe, extreme or exceptional drought conditions

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Gov. Burgum is in Washington, D.C. seeking a presidential disaster declaration for the drought. He met with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to talk about drought relief efforts for North Dakota farmers and ranchers. The latest drought monitor survey shows nearly half of the state is still experiencing severe, extreme or exceptional…

Moorhead, Fargo Mayors Weigh in on Federal Judge’s Block of F-M Diversion Project

The $2.2 billion proposal calls for a diversion channel to carry floodwaters around the Fargo area

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — U.S. District Judge John Tunheim has blocked construction on the F-M Diversion. Tunheim has ruled that the project needs to obtain the necessary permits from Minnesota before construction can proceed. Minnesota so far has rejected the permits. The $2.2 billion proposal calls for a diversion channel to carry floodwaters around the Fargo area. The F-M Diversion Authority and…

Pet Connection: Meet Oliver

He has a subtle sparkle all his own.

Diamond In The Ruff pet rescue can sure spot a gem when they see one. This week’s Pet Connection Thursday was a particular treat for the Morning Show’s Emily Welker, because Diamond’s Ryan Keel brought in her very favorite kind of dog to visit with us live in-studio — the kind of dog that’s a little shy at first, but…

F-M Minimalists Meet, Talk on Improving Lives

The group is catering to people in the metro who have a passion for minimalism and different minimalistic activities

FARGO, ND — The F-M Minimalists are having their first official meeting at Skaff apartments in Fargo. The group is catering to people in the metro who have a passion for minimalism and different minimalist activities. The group leader said what’s awesome about the organization is that it teaches you that minimalism can be anything you want it to be….

Understanding DACA and Why it Affects People in the Valley

More than 800,000 of them are about to be affected by President Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program

FARGO, ND — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, affects more than 800,000 people in the United States. With President Trump’s announcement that he will rescind the program, people all over the country are reacting, including here in Fargo. They’re called DREAMERS. More than 800,000 of them are about to be affected by President Trump’s decision to end the…