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Senator Heitkamp Asking Ranchers be Given Tax Break Due to Drought

The deferment would be for a two year period on the sale of cattle

  NORTH DAKOTA — Senator Heitkamp has asked the IRS commissioner to allow ranchers to defer paying capital gains tax due to the drought. The deferment would be for a two year period on the sale of cattle. The action is being requested due to the ongoing severe drought which has stretched for months across nearly half of the state….

Aldi Breaks Ground in Dilworth After a High Demand for the Store

The grocery store known for having affordable food is coming to the Fargo-Moorhead area

DILWORTH, Minn. — A groundbreaking was held this morning in Dilworth for a highly requested grocery store. The metro’s first Aldi grocery store is coming to 34th Street North in Dilworth, near Walmart. The national chain is known for selling common foods and produce at cheaper than usual prices. Dilworth Mayor Chad Olson said this will boost the city’s economy,…

Ada Mayor Steps Down Before Big Move

Ellefson joined the city council after the flood of 1997 and became mayor in 2000

ADA, Minn. — The mayor of Ada, Minnesota has stepped down. Mayor James Ellefson retired effective last night. His term was set to expire in 2020. Ellefson joined the city council after the flood of 1997 and became mayor in 2000. He took a break from serving between 2012 and 2014. The Ellefson family is moving to Florida this summer….

Sauk Rapids Man Taken to Hospital After Breaking Through Ice in Otter Tail County

He broke through the ice while fishing

  OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — Crews rushed to West Silent Lake in Otter Tail County in the noon hour on a report of a man in the water. They found a 69-year-old man from Sauk Rapids clinging to the side of the ice. He broke through the ice while fishing. The man was taken to the hospital in Detroit…

Water Main Breaks Slow Morning Commute

9th Avenue South and 12th Avenue North were a mess after two water mains burst

Multiple water main breaks in Fargo slowed down the trip to work and school for many this morning. Firefighters responded to this break on 9th Avenue South near Century 10 and a number of hotels at 5:30 am. Water from the breakage flooded into the streets, but the water was drained shortly after. The guests at the nearby hotel did…