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Gov. Dayton Says He’s Willing to Compromise on Transportation Funding Debate

Dayton still says he thinks a 10-cent tax increase is the best route

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Dayton is softening his opposition to Republicans’ tax hike-free approach to funding transportation repairs in Minnesota. Dayton and lawmakers have struggled for years to pass a major road and bridge funding package amid partisan divides over how to pay for it. Dayton still says he thinks a 10-cent tax increase is the best route….

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations to be Installed in North Dakota

They will be paid for by the state's share of the record settlement in the Volkswagen diesel emissions cheating scandal

  NORTH DAKOTA — Electric vehicle charging stations are coming to North Dakota. They would be located along I-29 and 94 and Highway 2. They will be paid for by the state’s share of the record settlement in the Volkswagen diesel emissions cheating scandal. Fargo Parking Commission member Mike Williams says 15% of the $7.5 million must be used for…

Minnesota BCA Releases Details Behind Fatal Police Shooting

He was able to disarm one of the deputies and another deputy shot Jahnke

  VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn. — The man fatally shot by police in Vadnais Heights had struggled with officers and disarmed one of them. The Minnesota BCA says four deputies entered a suspicious RV after talking with the driver Sunday night. Two deputies used their stun guns after a struggle started with the driver, identified as 47-year-old Darren Jahnke. He was…

Session Time Ticking as ND Lawmakers Rush to Finish in Time

This is day 72, and lawmakers may meet Saturday as they work to resolve remaining bills and agree on a budget

  BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Legislature is racing to finish its work five days before the constitutional 80-day limit. This is day 72, and lawmakers may meet Saturday as they work to resolve remaining bills and agree on a budget. The session opened in January with more than 800 measures. Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner says there were…

Controlled Burn Scheduled Near River’s Bend Development in West Fargo

The burn is scheduled for 6 a.m. Friday and should last four to five hours, if weather permits

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — You could see a lot of smoke coming from West Fargo tomorrow morning. The city is planning a controlled burn of abandoned structures and trees south of I-94 near the River’s Bend development. The burn is scheduled for 6 a.m. Friday and should last four to five hours, if weather permits. The burn is being…

Grand Forks Man Found Dead Near Red River

The man has been identified as Erik Shulind, 40, of Grand Forks.

GRAND FORKS (KFGO) – Police do not suspect a crime in the death of a man whose body was found near the Red River Wed. afternoon. A woman walking on a bike path discovered the body. The man has been identified as Erik Shulind, 40, of Grand Forks. Police are asking for information from anyone who may have seen Shulind…

Tech Tip Today: Stand Out With a Picture

Make Your Business Stand Out Through the Pictures You Post. Francie Black Shows Us How in This Week's APP Of the Week.

Do you need just the pic to make your business or product stand above the crowd? If you are a small business on a tight budget but you need beautiful photos for your social media marketing or website, Francie Black has a great solution. Try the website Unsplash. They offer free high–resolution, striking photos that you can use for almost any purpose…

Pet Connection: Meet Murphy

Murphy Comes To Us From The Center For Avian Adoption, Rescue and Education

Murphy is a Congo African Grey parrot. He’s available for adoption through the Center For Avian Adoption, Rescue and Education in West Fargo. He’s described as a ham! Murphy is 27 or 28 years old, but Grey parrots live 40 to 60 years, so anyone who adopts him would still have years of companionship. Find out more information on the rescue’s…

Patriots’ Gronkowski Crashes White House Press Briefing

New England Patriots tight-end Rob Gronkowski crashed Press Secretary Sean Spicer's White House Press Briefing just to ask if he needed any help

WASHINGTON D.C. — It seemed like a normal day at the White House press briefing…until a special guest stopped by. New England Patriots tight-end Rob Gronkowski crashed Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s White House Press Briefing just to ask if he needed any help. When Spicer said he was doing fine, Gronkowski follows up with “are you sure?” as the room…

Expo Talks Upcoming Food Trends and Helps Local Restaurants

Through cooking demos and fresh samples, the expo helped local businesses dealing with food

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of vendors are helping local restaurants use the resources they have to stay up to date and better serve their customers. They packed the Fargodome with smells, sizzles and plenty of food samples for the 2017 Food Expo. It’s a chance for distributors to expand their customer base, and for food operators to stay up to…