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South Dakota Man Found Dead At Fraternity At University of Minnesota

20-year-old Dylan Fulton was found at Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity house early Wednesday

ST. PAUL, Minn. — St. Paul police have identified the student whose body was found in a University of Minnesota fraternity house. The body of 20-year-old Dylan Fulton was found at Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity house early Wednesday. Police say they do not suspect foul play in Fulton’s death but alcohol may be a factor. According to his Facebook page, Fulton…

New Rules To Drink Alcohol During The Downtown Street Fair

People can consume alcohol on the street, but have to follow certain guidelines

FARGO, N.D. — The Downtown Street Fair kicks off tomorrow, and there’s a new rule that lets you drink out on the street.  You do, however, have to follow certain guidelines. “There are certain vendors they have chosen that are allowed to distribute alcohol during the street fair,” Jessica Schindeldecker, public information officer for the Fargo Police Department, said. Those vendors…

Alcohol Rules For Fargo Downtown Street Fair

The Downtown Community Partnership received the only license which allows approved vendors to sell alcohol in designated public consumption area's during the annual event that draws thousands of people downtown.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Fargo’s new liquor law, approved last month, gets its first “test” at the Downtown Street Fair that runs Thursday through Saturday. The Downtown Community Partnership received the only license which allows approved vendors to sell alcohol in designated public consumption area’s during the annual event that draws thousands of people downtown. Police Department spokeswoman Jessica Schindeldecker…

Fargo City Commission Approves Drinking at Downtown Events

FARGO, N.D. – City Commissioners approve a new license to allow drinking at public events in Downtown Fargo. The law makes a new liquor license only available to the Downtown Community Partnership for their events. Under the measure, alcohol can only be served in clearly identifiable cups provided by the partnership, people can only have drinks in a clearly marked…

New Details in the Woman Who Drove her Six Adopted Children off a Cliff

Police say Jennifer Hart had a blood alcohol level of 0.10, which is over the legal limit, when killing her family

FARGO, N.D. — More details in the death investigation of the couple who drove their six adopted children off a cliff. Police say Jennifer Hart had a blood alcohol level of 0.10, which is over the legal limit, when killing her family. Toxicology tests also found that her wife, Sarah – and two of their adopted children had ‘a significant…

Fargo City Commission Backs Plan to Allow Drinking At Downtown Events

The Downtown Community Partnership hopes to have the changes in place by the 2018 Street Fair in July

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo City commissioners are on board to allow drinking alcohol in public at events like the Street Fair and Cork and Canvas Art Walk in downtown Fargo. The Downtown Community Partnership (DCP) may be trying to change the liquor ordinance in downtown Fargo, but even they say safety is of the utmost importance. “We want to make sure…

Dispatcher Killed By Former Priest Driving The Wrong-Way, Alcohol Suspected To Be A Factor

Dispatcher's Husband Heard The Crash Call While Monitoring Emergency Audio At Home

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A Minneapolis 911 dispatcher was killed while driving to work and her husband heard the call while monitoring emergency dispatch audio at home. The State Patrol says 30-year-old Jenna Bixby was hit head-on Saturday by a wrong-way driver on Highway 252. The other driver was Richard Shaka, a retired 72-year-old minister from Blaine, and alcohol is suspected…

“Free Through Recovery” To Launch Thursday In North Dakota

Program To Help Former Inmates Stay Clean And Out Of Custody

BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota will begin a new program for people who are transitioning out of prison, on probation and parole, and at risk of incarceration. Free Through Recovery will launch on Thursday. The program was created through the state’s justice reinvestment initiative, which put aside $7 million for behavioral health treatment for those on parole and probation. Officials…

Fargo Woman Facing Charges in Crash with Fargo Police Car

The department says her preliminary blood alcohol content was three times the legal limit

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo woman was arrested after hitting a Fargo Police Department squad car. Twenty-year-old Allison Wunderlich wasn’t hurt after she ran into the back of the squad car on Friday night. She was arrested for DUI and cited for minor in possession, minor consuming alcohol, minor under the influence, and failure to have vehicle under control. The…

Windbreak Saloon Named Most “Ubered-to” Destination in North Dakota

Mall of America is the most popular destination in Minnesota, Rocking R Bar in Montana

FARGO, ND — The Windbreak Saloon will no longer be known just for its music, drink specials and games. The restaurant and bar can now add “most Uber-ed to” destination in North Dakota to its description. “It gets really rowdy and busy so there’re taxi cabs. There’s everybody lined up here when I get off of work,” said Krsti Severson. Severson…