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Local Bands Aim To Pay Off Fargo Public Schools Student Lunch Debt

the district has accrued over $26,000 just in 2019

FARGO, N.D. — The power of a good voice and some strong beats goes well beyond their sound. “Music has affected change in society for years and so it seemed like a natural thing,” said Jason Boynton. What seemed very unnatural to Boynton and his friends was the $26,000 in student lunch debt at Fargo Public Schools. It’s why they’re…

4 Luv of Dog Rescue Shows Off Pups During National Adoption Weekend

Murphy, Moby and Buzz are looking for their forever homes

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — For National Adoption Weekend, 4 Luv of Dog Rescue brought some of the pups to PetSmart. This afternoon, Murphy, Moby and Buzz were looking for their future family. The shelter usually brings dogs to PetSmart on Tuesday nights. Now that summer is coming to a close, volunteers will start bringing them over one weekend every…

Ric Ocasek, Lead Singer of “The Cars”, Found Dead At 75

Second Major Music Star Death of the Weekend After Eddie Money on Friday

MANHATTAN, N.Y. — Another major music star has died this weekend. Ric Ocasek, the lead singer of The Cars, was found dead is his Manhattan apartment by his estranged wife, model Paulina Porizkova. Sources say it appeared Ocasek had died from natural causes. He was 75. On Friday, rocker Eddie Money passed away at the age of 70 from stage…

The Toasted Frog Hosts “Picklathon” Fundraiser

The event is supporting a local girl's fight against cancer

FARGO, N.D. — For the first time ever, The Toasted Frog in downtown Fargo opened its doors on a Sunday. It welcomed hundreds of community members to support a local girl’s fight against cancer. Leigha Fern is the two–year–old daughter of a team member at the restaurant and is battling stage 4 cancer. The restaurant hosted a “picklathon” and silent…

Men Flown To Fargo After Two-Vehicle Crash Saturday In Griggs County

The crash happened early Saturday afternoon

BINFORD, N.D. — Two men were flown to Fargo after a crash near Binford in Griggs County. The highway patrol says 64-year-old Steven Bowman of New Rockford failed to yield and was hit by a vehicle driven by 61-year-old Terence Ramsey of McHenry. The crash happened early Saturday afternoon. Both men were flown to Fargo with what the patrol calls…

Arrest Made in Duluth’s Historic Synagogue Fire

36-year-old Matthew Amiot, of Duluth, was arrested Friday

DULUTH, Minn. — Authorities say a fire that destroyed a historic synagogue in Duluth doesn’t appear to have been a hate crime. Duluth Police Chief Mike Tusken says 36-year-old Matthew Amiot, of Duluth, was arrested Friday in connection to the fire at Adas Israel Congregation. The fire happened early in the morning on September 9. Duluth’s fire chief says the…

Search & Rescue Dog Hit By Vehicle In Jamestown, Will Be Okay

Fire Chief Jim Reuther is Chloe's handler

Courtesy: NewsDakota.comJAMESTOWN, N.D. — Jamestown’s fire chief says a city search and rescue dog will be okay after being hit by a vehicle. Fire Chief Jim Reuther is Chloe’s handler. He tells NewsDakota he opened the door Friday night and the dog took off but returned shortly afterward and was “bleeding profusely.” He took the dog to a veterinary clinic,…

Updates On Underpass Project in Moorhead & 52nd Avenue South Project In Fargo/West Fargo

Work On Both Projects Continue Into The Fall

Work is around 80% complete on the 52nd Avenue South improvement project in Fargo and West Fargo. Another phase of the project begins after rush hour on Monday morning. Crews will being installing a new westbound right-turn lane along 52nd between 44th and 45th streets south. The existing right-turn lane to northbound 45th Street traffic will be closed for approximately…

Garage Fire In Grand Forks Causes $20,000 In Damage

The fire was reported at 1707 21st Avenue South

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A Saturday morning garage fire causes twenty thousand dollars in damage in Grand Forks. The fire was reported around 9:30 at 1707 21st Avenue South. Crews arrived to find flames and black smoke pouring out of the garage. There was heavy damage to two garage stalls and a vehicle was lost. There were no injuries. The…

Grand Forks Man Faces Several Charges After Police Chase

Drew Brooks Jr. is accused of sideswiping a parked car, hitting a street sign and traffic signal during the chase

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A 22-year-old Grand Forks man fled police Saturday just before midnight after they responded to a domestic violence complaint. Drew Brooks Jr. is accused of sideswiping a parked car, hitting a street sign and traffic signal during the chase. Officers used a PIT maneuver on I-29 to stop his vehicle near the Alerus Center. Brooks faces…