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ND Lawmakers Preparing for 2017 Legislative Session

North Dakota lawmakers have plenty of items on their list to discuss for the first session of the year

North Dakota lawmakers are preparing for the 2017 Legislative Session that starts tomorrow in Bismarck. Governor Doug Burgum will give his State of the State address and announce his budget plans. State Representative Jim Kasper of Fargo says local issues like the FM diversion and voting IDs will be a topic of discussion. He says the number of affidavit ballots…

Live in West Fargo? Click Here to See a Map of Snow-Cleared Roads

If you want to see if roads around your home in West Fargo are clear, the city has a map they update throughout the day

People in West Fargo can just head online to see how their city is working to clean the roads. A city map is updated very half hour showing where crews have plowed roads, salted roads or both. It even shows which roads are in progress. You can also type in your address to see if crews have been in your…

Dickinson Man Turns Himself in After Fatal Truck vs. Pedestrian Crash

The name of the victim has not yet been released

A 22-year-old man was hit and killed by a pickup on New Year’s Day in Dickinson. Michael Bracamonte, 23, of Dickinson, is in custody for vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of an accident involving death. Police say the victim was struck by the pickup about 2:45 a.m. Sunday, and died at the scene. The suspect fled the scene but…

Homeward Animal Shelter Gets a “Dog-Gone” Good Start to the New Year

The shelter says it's starting off the new year with an empty kennel

FARGO, N.D. The Homeward Animal Shelter said it got a New Year’s miracle. For the first time in ten years, the shelter adopted out all of its dogs. The usually noisy kennel is completely cleared out and silent. There’s still work to be done. The shelter said it has 55 cats up for adoption. “We do have cats as well….

Zoo Year’s Eve Provides Family Fun For the Holiday

The Red River Zoo holds a family-friendly New Year's celebration

FARGO, N.D. The Red River Zoo is helping families celebrate New Year’s Eve, or, as they’re calling it, Zoo Year’s Eve, and there was no shortage of fun. “Last year was our biggest year yet and this year is shaping up to be a big year too,” said Jeremiah Gard with the Red River Zoo. Free carousel rides, activity booths,…

Shake Up Your New Year’s Eve Plans With the West Fargo Shakers

The West Fargo Shakers are throwing a holiday party and donnating all proceeds to charity

FARGO, N.D. Looking for a way to put your New Year’s celebrating towards a good cause? The West Fargo Shakers are shaking things up on New Year’s Eve with their 10th Annual New Year’s Eve party at the Holiday Inn on 13th Avenue. All proceeds go to the Dakota Medical Foundation and the West Fargo Educational Foundation. The party has…

Click It or Ticket Campaign Ends with 2,124 Citations

The highest amount of citations came from speeding

The North Dakota DOT says law enforcement issued more than two thousand citations during their Click It or Ticket Campaign. Officials with NDDOT say the campaign ran from November first through December 15th and 51 law enforcement agencies participated. They say 660 citations were given for not wearing a seatbelt and 22 were for no child restraints. There were 904…

Altru’s Main Health Clinic Under Repair

Officials say all affected departments have been closed down and patients are being rescheduled

All departments inside the now evacuated Altru Main Clinic have been temporarily relocated. This comes after a 16 inch beam failed forcing more than 100 patients and more than 100 staff members to evacuate from the building Thursday afternoon. Officials say they are still working on contacting all patients with appointments and letting them know where they’re being relocated. They…

Four Injured in Rollover in Barnes County

Law enforcement says at least two of the patients have been taken to a Fargo hospital

Four people are hurt after a single vehicle rollover crash in Barnes County. The Barnes County Sheriff says the driver lost control on an ice covered road and rolled the vehicle several times just after 1:30 Friday morning. All four people inside the vehicle were ejected. Two of the injured people were taken to Fargo for treatment. The sheriff says…

Navy SEAL, UND Grad Dies in Kayaking Accident

Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Grube was a Cavalier High School and UND Graduate

A North Dakota Navy SEAL and graduate of UND has died in a kayaking accident off the Virginia coast. The Coast Guard says Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Grube was recovered from the waters of Chesapeake Bay two hours after his kayak was found capsized. He was taken to the hospital but died from his injuries. Grube was a 2000…