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Furnace Causes House Fire in Wadena County

No one was reported injured in the fire.

RED EYE TOWNSHIP, Minn.–A fire heavily damaged a two-story home in Wadena County on Tuesday. The Wadena County Sheriff’s Department received reports of a structure fire on 109th Avenue at approximately 10:35 p.m. When officers arrived, the home was full of smoke and the flames had reached the second floor. Sebeka and Menahga Fire Departments arrived and quickly put the…

North Dakota Regulators Poised to Approve Pipeline Expansion

Opponents say the expansion would increase the possibility of an oil spill.

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota regulators are expected to take action Wednesday on a proposal to expand the capacity of the Dakota Access pipeline. The Public Service Commission signaled last month that it would approve a permit for a pumping station that’s needed for Energy Transfer to double the capacity of the pipeline to meet growing demand for oil shipments from North…

Fire at Becker Metal Recycling Plant Affecting Air Quality

A passerby first spotted the fire about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

BECKER, Minn.–Officials are monitoring the air quality in Becker after a fire at a metal recycling plant burned into the evening. Firefighters planned to work through the night Tuesday at the Northern Metals Recycling plant. The city has requested help from the National Guard, the state Pollution Control Agency and health department. Police have told residents with respiratory problems who…

Basin Electric Announced Solar Purchase Agreement with Geronimo

Geronimo is also proposing the 200-megawatt solar farm in Cass County.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A power cooperative based in Bismarck plans to buy solar generation on a large scale for the first time. Basin Electric Power Cooperative announced a power purchase agreement with Geronimo Energy, which is the developer of the Wild Spring Solar Project. The farm with a capacity of 128 megawatts would be the largest in South Dakota once built. It…

Hector International Airport Showcases Local Artist

The program is part of Arts Partnership, where local artists can showcase their work in locations all over the area.

FARGO, N.D. – A native of Minnesota, Marcella Rose doesn’t remember a time when she wasn’t an artist. Since she was a little girl, she always had a passion for drawing animals and nature. Those are her main sources of inspiration for a series of paintings called “Sacred.” “It’s been since the day I was born, I think. I’ve always…

NDSU Students Want To Raise Awareness About The 2020 Census

The organizers held an event where they handed out flyers and spoke to students who had any questions.

FARGO, N.D. – Counting Class Clay is an initiative started by five NDSU students to try and educate those in the community about why it’s so important to participate in the census. They say it’s important for students to know that they should be filling out the census where they live for the majority of the year. “Fargo, Cass County…

Cass County Human Services Brings On New Director

Cass County has been working to fix deep rooted issues within it's Human Services department since an investigation last October turned up evidence of a hostile work environment.

FARGO, N.D. – In October, a resignation letter containing allegations that Cass County Human Services was a ‘hostile workplace’, and that employees were being bullied by managers, would launch a full blown investigation. The author of that letter, Jennifer Aldinger, stated that the case load for workers was far above average, with workers receiving 70 cases over a two month…

Kids Celebrate National Engineers Week

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Public Library and NDSU School of Engineering teamed up to teach kids a little bit about engineering. To celebrate National Engineers Week, kids ages 7 to 10 are learning about the contributions of engineers to our society. Activities included a reading of the children’s book ‘Rosie Revere, Engineer’, and a construction competition where kids built towers…