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Police Looking For Missing Man in Beltrami County

BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. – Police are asking for your help finding a missing man. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office is trying to find Derrick Harper who was last seen in the Pennington area. A date was not given. Harper is described as 5’11” tall, weighs 180 pounds and has brown eyes and hair. He was last seen wearing a white…

Former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Pleads Guilty

WASHINGTON (AP) – Paul Manafort’s lawyer says the former Trump campaign chairman cut a deal with prosecutors “to make sure that his family was able to remain safe and live a good life.” Kevin Downing says Manafort, of Alexandria, Virginia, has “accepted responsibility.” Manafort agreed to cooperate with the special counsel’s Russia probe and pleaded guilty to two federal crimes…

Third Annual Michael Kaspari Recovery Run/Walk Reminds People Overcoming Addiction is Possible

It raised about $30,000 for the Village First Step Recovery Program

FARGO, N.D. — More than 200 people laced up their sneakers for the third annual Michael Kaspari Memorial Recovery 5k Run and Walk. The Village’s First Step Recovery Program started putting on the race as a way to celebrate addiction recovery. It’s also a way for the mental health clinic to highlight their free family recovery clinic. The run/walk raised almost…

Sanford Health, Tri-College University Opening Training Center in 2020

Students will get to practice on mannequin simulators

  FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health Medical Center on Broadway partners with Tri–College University to turn the Children’s Hospital into a training center. It’s a marriage between five of Fargo–Moorhead’s universities and one of its largest medical facilities. “We’re going to have something that’s truly fantastic. It’s believed to be one of the first, if not the first of its kind,…

Fargo Police Notices Uptick in Opioid Overdoses Since August

There have been nine 9-1-1 calls to tend to opioid overdoses since August 1

FARGO, N.D. — For the last few years, tackling opioid addiction has been a major battle for law enforcement across the metro. Even though 2018 has seen fewer opioid–related deaths, Fargo Police officers say they still have work to do. “We went from 20 opioid deaths to this year; we’re down to only six overdose deaths. On the current trend, it…

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Minn. DNR Hold Public Meeting on F-M Diversion

The public got to learn about and comment on environmental impact drafts

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Minnesota DNR held a public meeting in hopes of getting feedback from the community. People who showed up at the Courtyard by Marriott got to see environmental drafts for the revised diversion plan. The USACE says that two big parts of the project have changed. “One is that…

Shanley Senior Overcomes Diabetes, Serves as Role Model on Gridiron

Cade Busek has played quarterback for Shanley while battling Type I Diabetes

FARGO, N.D. — On his eighteenth birthday, there was no place Cade Busek would rather be than on the practice field, playing football with his teammates. “It’s the best feeling in the world. I mean you only get so many of these games, we’ve got eight or nine games left hopefully, and you’ve got to treasure every one, and that’s what…

“Drive Electric Week” Celebrates Electric Vehicles

Cass County Electric Cooperative held its first electric car tailgate party

FARGO, N.D. — It’s Drive Electric Week, which brings awareness to plug–in cars and what they could mean for the future of transportation. Cass County Electric Cooperative held its first electric car tailgate party. People could show off their own cars, and experts were there to teach people about the technology. Organizers say electric vehicles are quieter and can cover…

Down Home Hosts First Annual Hoedown Fundraiser

Down Home's mission is to furnish the homes of people transitioning out of homelessness

  MOORHEAD, MN– A local non–profit is hosting its first annual hoedown fundraiser for people transitioning out of homelessness. Down Home’s mission is to furnish the homes of people who now have homes to call their own. The fundraiser is a chance to give people an opportunity to start fresh with a new space. This casual gala includes a silent…