APPLICATIONS

North Dakota Seeking to Pardon More Low-Level Pot Offenders

Republican Gov. Doug Burgum pardoned 16 qualified offenders in January.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Pardon Advisory Board is seeking more applicants under its new policy wiping criminal records clean for people with low-level marijuana convictions. Republican Gov. Doug Burgum pardoned 16 qualified offenders in January under the marijuana policy adopted last year. Thirty-seven-year-old Craig Bjorland says he was thrilled to receive his pardon by mail months after applying for it….

Fargo Community Opens New Home Decor Business Dash & White

A Fargo business is opening its doors and providing a different kind of experience for customers.

FARGO N.D. — A Fargo business is opening its doors and providing a different kind of experience for customers. Dash And White is right off the corner 45th street and 32nd avenue south in Fargo. It’s a home decor store with a focus on dining entertainment. The dream of creating a store like this has been a long time coming….

High School Seniors Say “Bye-Bye” to College Application Fees for the Month

FARGO, N.D. -- Applying to college just got a little easier for students across the metro.

FARGO, N.D. — Applying to college just got a little easier for students across the metro. As part of its American College Application Campaign, the Bank of North Dakota will pay for one $35 application fee per student. The only catch is the application must be for a North Dakota college. Teachers at Woodrow Wilson say it makes a huge difference…

Moorhead Fire Department is Looking to Hire New Firefighter

Applicants should have at least a high school diploma and basic firefighter training

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you love helping people and serving the community, the Moorhead Fire Department may have the perfect opportunity for you. “There’s a lot of adrenaline, thinking about what’s the best route to get there, is there construction, is there other factors that inhibit our ability to respond,” Mark Olson, a firefighter, said. Those are things he thinks about…

Minnesota Places Restrictions on Use of Dicamba Herbicide

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has set a June 20 cut-off date for applying the herbicide

  MINNESOTA — Minnesota has announced restrictions on the use of the herbicide dicamba for 2018. It comes in response to complaints by soybean growers across the country that it harmed their crops this year. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has set a June 20 cut-off date for applying the herbicide. They also prohibit applications when the temperature or forecast…

ND Health Department Setting Timeline for Medical Marijuana Industry

They'll accept actual applications in August and September and make selections in November

  NORTH DAKOTA — State health officials have set a tentative timeline for establishing a medical marijuana industry in North Dakota. The Health Department is asking those interested in being a manufacturer or a distributor to notify the agency by July 28. They’ll accept actual applications in August and September and make selections in November. Officials estimate it will take…

Applications for West Fargo Police Chief Slow in Coming in

The annual starting salary is just over $89,000

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — Only two people have applied to be the next police chief in West Fargo. The job was posted three weeks ago. A city spokesperson says there has been a lot of last minute interest shown by prospective candidates and she expects a rush of applications before the 5 p.m. Friday deadline. The annual starting salary…

Finalists Rejected, MNSCU Left without Permanent Chancellor

Devinder Malhotra will serve as interim chancellor until a permanent one is found

  MINNESOTA — All three finalists for chancellor of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities have been rejected. The board has opted to have St. Cloud State provost Devinder Malhotra serve as interim chancellor until a permanent one is found. The system chair says he didn’t believe the board found the right candidate among the finalists to be the system’s next…