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West Fargo to Announce Police Chief Decision Friday

  WEST FARGO, ND -- A special meeting of the West Fargo City Commission has been called to announce the city's new police chief. It'll be held Friday morning at 8 a.m. The final two candidates, Heith Janke, an FBI…

Cause of Fire at West Fargo Business Released

  WEST FARGO, ND -- A hot drill bit was the cause of a fire earlier this month at a car repair shop in West Fargo. Fire Chief Dan Fuller says an employee of JWD Auto was preparing a car…

Fargo's Uncorked Closing After Seven Years

FARGO, ND -- By the bottle or by the batch, it is your last opportunity to purchase custom domestic wines from Uncorked in Fargo. The winery is selling the rest of the store's inventory…

Fargo Fire Department Secures New Drone

FARGO, ND -- Area firefighters will soon be able to get a bird's eye view of the flames. The Fargo Fire Department got a new drone. It will let them get thermal images of…

Fargo's Pawn America Closes its Doors

  FARGO, ND -- Pawn America is shutting down its Fargo location after all. The company announced in April that it was filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and the president said then that stores would not be shutting down. But…

North Dakota Opioid Deaths on the Rise

  NORTH DAKOTA -- North Dakota recorded 61 drug-related overdose deaths in 2015. That was an increase from 43 deaths in 2014 and 20 in 2013. The North Dakota Department of Human Services' Behavioral Health Division is now encouraging communities…

Gwinner Man Pulled from Slough Near Cogswell Dies

  FARGO, ND -- The man pulled from Kraft Slough near Cogswell on Sunday has died in a Fargo hospital. Sargent County Sheriff Travis Paeper says 57-year-old William Vandervoort of Gwinner was with friends when he went under water. He…

North Dakota to Pay $3 Million for Voluntary Buyouts

  BISMARCK, ND -- North Dakota will pay about $3 million to 158 employees approved for voluntary buyouts. In April, Gov. Burgum gave 17 agency heads the option to offer buyouts to employees. He said the buyouts might limit the…

Body Pulled From Red River Identified

FARGO, ND -- The Ramsey County Medical Examiner's office has confirmed that the body recovered from the Red River on the morning of June 15 is that of 29 year old David Michael Tikayne.  Tikayne was seen entering the river…

Audubon Dakota Monitoring Area Peregrine Falcons

FARGO, ND -- A photograph of what could possibly be an injured peregrine falcon native to the F–M area is causing some concern. The community has helped bring back the once endangered species and…

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