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Dispute over plan to cut down 82 trees in Lindenwood Park

"It's not just the trees its also the inhabitants, it's also the margins that's going to be in and around those new and exposed trees."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – People are speaking out against an improvement project at Lindenwood Park. “It’s a road improvement project so what it entails is essentially creating a new road loop for Roger Maris Drive,” Fargo Parks District Parks Director Dave Bietz said. The loop is in major need of improvements says Bietz. “The existing road as it is right…

Hennepin County: No Charges in Officer Involved Shooting Death of Unarmed Woman

In the video, Freeman blames investigators for not doing their jobs

  HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn. — Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says he doesn’t have enough evidence to charge anyone in the fatal officer-involved shooting of Justine Damond. That’s what he told an activist group on Wednesday night. The group recorded the conversation and posted it on Facebook. In the video, Freeman blames investigators for not doing their jobs. In July,…

The Fargo-Moorhead Community Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Students at Concordia College honor MLK and discuss why his legacy is so important to them

Concordia students say it’s a holiday that should be recognized on more than just one day of the year. The impact of Dr. King is something that students will take with them forever. “One of his quotes is ‘it’s a day on not a day off’. And that’s really important to me,” said Kaila Juntunene, who is Co-Chair of the…

Fargo Activist Lewis Lubka Passes Away at Age 90

Lewis Lubka Was Known For Fighting For The Rights Of His Beloved City And Minority Rights

Well-known Fargo activist Lewis Lubka has passed away at age 90 after fighting Alzheimer’s disease. Advocating equality for African Americans and Native Americans is something that he frequently spoke on. As an active member of the Red River Freethinkers, he was also involved in the battle against the City of Fargo over the Ten┬áCommandments monument outside of city hall. “He…