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911 Dispatcher Answers Daughter’s Call for Help

Layla Wray says her family's home is a total loss and the family is currently staying in a hotel until they can find a new place

  An emergency dispatcher in Madisonville, Texas answered a call for help she never expected to get. Layla Wray says she tried to stay in “dispatcher mode” when she recognized the address and the voice of her 14-year-old daughter on the other end of the phone. Wray’s house was quickly going up in flames. She says she tried to keep…

How Would Repealing the Blue Law Affect Fargo Businesses?

The answer is less obvious than you may think and opinons are all accross the board on this one

How would you like to shop in North Dakota before noon on a Sunday? A state lawmaker is trying to make that happen. Because of the blue law in North Dakota, some Fargo retailers said they could be missing out on extra sales. “The more hours you’re open, you make more sales,” said Chris Heaton, Senior Vice President of Property…

New CEO of The Village Family Service Center Hopes to Tackle Addiction

Doug Vang wants to expand First Step Recovery and invest in combating addiction

The Village Family Service Center has a new CEO and he hopes to expand chemical dependency help in the FM area. The new president and CEO, Doug Vang, is taking over for Gary Wolsky, who held the position for the last 34 years. The company held a meet and greet to welcome Vang and send well wishes to Wolsky. Vang…

Cass Clay Food Commission Hoping to Open Accessibility to Fresh Local Produce

The Cass Clay Food Commission is also hoping to combat obesity and the high costs associated with healthy living

This spring you may find more farmers markets in your neighborhood. “We’re an intergovernmental board in Cass and Clay Counties that works to increase access to healthy, local, and affordable food,” said ┬áMegan Myrdal, who is the Project Coordinator of the Cass Clay Food Commission. “Healthy options aren’t as easy as you would think,” said Mindy Grand, the Member at…

Broadband Internet Coming to More Rural Minnesota Communities

More than 16,000 households, 2,200 businesses and 71 community organizations will benefit

  Minnesota State Officials announce more grants have been secured to help households and business in the state get broadband internet access. Officials say more than 16,000 households will be given access as well as 2,200 business and more than 70 community organizations. The expansion will also allow 42 projects across the state to be funded and given access. The…

Walmart to Eliminate 1,000 More Jobs

This adds to the 7,000 jobs Walmart cut back in September of 2016

Walmart announces another round of job cuts. The retailer is getting ready to eliminate another 1,000┬ájobs before the end of this month. The cuts will mostly come from its corporate headquarters in Arkansas, although corporate officials would not confirm it would happen. Officials did say the company is always looking for “ways to operate more efficiently”. This comes on the…

Six Injured in Manufacturing Plant Explosion in Minnesota

Investigators say they are still trying to determine the cause of the explosion

  Six people are hurt after an explosion at a Minnesota manufacturing center. Rescue workers responded to an explosion at McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing Center in Dodge Center at about 10:30 Wednesday morning. Officials say the blast happened near the paint shop. The company says all employees are accounted for and four of the injured remain hospitalized. Roads around the…

Services Set For NDSU Student Killed in Crash Near Valley City

Funeral services will be held at the Max High School Gymnasium on Saturday, January 14th, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

Funeral services have been set for the NDSU student who died after rolling her vehicle west of Valley City Sunday evening. Services for 18-year-old Brooke Schroeder will be held at the Max High School Gym on Saturday, January 14th at 2 pm. The Max, North Dakota teen was traveling on I-94 when she hit a guardrail, vaulted over the median…

Vergas Man Injured in Crash in Becker County

The Minnesota State Patrol says the roads were slick when the crash happened

A Vergas man was injured after the vehicle he was driving was t-boned by a semi in Becker County. The accident happened at the intersection of Highway 59 and County Road 17. The state patrol says a vehicle driven by 37-year-old Marshall Rach came into the intersection and was hit by a semi driving southbound on Highway 59. Rach suffered…

Police: East Grand Forks Woman Arrested; 3-Year-Old Passenger Holding Meth Pipe

Police say Lori Hobus was arrested after officers found the child holding onto a homemade meth pipe

An East Grand Forks woman is arrested during a traffic stop after police say her child passenger was holding onto a homemade meth pipe. Lori Hobus, 50, is charged with DWI and child endangerment. They say Hobus failed a field sobriety test and became angry when being questioned during a traffic stop. Another officer who was searching her vehicle saw…