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North Dakota Governor Burgum Talks DAPL, Discrimination and About Those Jeans

Part I of II: The first-time political office holder is facing budget issues and a potential environmental disaster at the DAPL protest site

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum has had a very busy first couple of months in office. The first-time political office holder is facing budget issues and a potential environmental disaster at the DAPL protest site. We sat down for an interview with the governor on Friday. Alison Voorhees: Governor Burgum, thank you for joining us to answer…

Teens Rescue Girl From Drowning In Hotel Pool

Girl Was Blue When Pulled From The Water At The Holiday Inn In Fargo

A three-year-old girl was rescued from drowning in the pool at the Holiday Inn on Saturday night. Authorities credit the quick actions of two teen girls, ages 13 and 14, in pulling the child from the bottom of the pool. They say she was blue when she was taken out of the water. The girl started coughing and vomiting. The…

House to Vote on Sunday Liquor Sales

The Minnesota House is expected to vote on the Sunday liquor sales bill on Monday

Minnesota could take the first step toward erasing the state’s ban on Sunday liquor sales. The House is expected to vote Monday on a bill that would allow liquor stores to open on Sundays. Republican House Speaker Kurt Daudt says he expects it to easily pass, citing a growing appetite among people in Minnesota to repeal the old Prohibition-era law….

Wanted Oregon Inmate Found in Minnesota

An escaped inmate from Oregon has been found in Minnesota

An Oregon inmate wanted after he cut off his GPS monitoring bracelet has been arrested in Sauk Centre. The Washington County Sherriff’s Office in Oregon says 30-year-old Aaron Emery was arrested Friday while working at Subway. The sheriff’s office says police in Sauk Centre learned Emery was wanted on warrants for parole violation and unauthorized departure after he reportedly bragged…

Two Arrested After $500,000 Meth Bust

Two people arrested after drug bust near Mandan

A half-million dollar drug bust was made near Mandan after a car was stopped for speeding early Saturday morning. A Morton County sheriff’s deputy stopped the car on I-94. The deputy and a K9 found four pounds of meth in the trunk of the rental vehicle along with drug paraphernalia. Two people were arrested and could face drug delivery and…

Fatal Train Accident in Detroit Lakes

Woman hit and killed by train in Detroit Lakes

A woman is dead after she was hit by a train in Detroit Lakes on Saturday night. Paramedics were called after 9 the Washington Avenue and Highway 10 crossing. The 56-year-old woman was found dead on the tracks. The Burlington Northern Santa Fe train was heading west. Train traffic in the area was stopped until shortly after midnight while…

Silent Auction Helps Local Girl Receive Critical Medical Care

Benefit held for Miley Larson as she gets treatment for her mental condition

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — People in the Valley came together to support a young child suffering from a mental illness. Guardians of seven-year-old Miley Larson say she has Reactive Attachment Disorder therapy. Larson was adopted at the age of five. Her foster mom held a benefit for her at Inspire Innovation Labs. People who showed up took part in a…

New Food Co-Op Holds Open House in Downtown Fargo

Prairie Roots Co-Op held an open house preview today

FARGO, N.D. — Downtown Fargo is getting a little fresher. Prairie Roots Food Co–Op is almost ready to bring locally grown foods to the FM area. Farmers, producers and families headed out to get a sneak peek at the co-op’s first open house. “Conscientious consumers are on the rise in Fargo-Moorhead, and people care about where their food comes from…

Semi Driver Dies After a Crash in Stearns County

The semi truck went off I-94 and ran into trees

STEARNS COUNTY, Minn. — Authorities say James Peifer, 61, of Brooklyn Center is dead after his semi crashed in Stearns County, Minnesota. Highway Patrol reports say the semi was westbound on I-94 and hit some trees after going off road. An airbag was deployed, but it is not known if Peifer was wearing a seat belt at the time. Categories: Local News,…

Cass County Republican Legislators Hold Meeting to Hear Citizen Concerns

A forum was held by the Cass County United Republican Committee in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Republican legislators held a forum with Cass County this morning to talk about critical issues. The Cass County United Republican Committee joined in Fargo to discuss the citizen’s concerns. They covered educational standards, law enforcement issues and how they’re handling medical marijuana. People visiting the forum were able to have a Q&A with the legislators to voice…