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Claire’s Recalling Makeup Over Asbestos Concerns

The company is launching an investigation and is issuing full refunds to concerned customers

CLAIRES 2 CLAIRES 3 CLAIRES 4 CLAIRES 5 CLAIRES 6 NATIONAL — A teen jewelry and makeup store is pulling products off the shelves after reports of asbestos in its makeup. Claire’s has recalled 17 makeup products in its stores across the nation after the products tested positive for the cancer-causing substance. The discovery was made after a mother sent…

Senator Hoeven Answers Questions About GOP Tax Reform and How it Benefits You

Throughout the last seven weeks, Americans have gone through a range of emotions when it comes to their financial futures

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s been a week since the GOP tax plan was signed by President Trump. Throughout the last seven weeks, Americans have gone through a range of emotions when it comes to their financial futures. Senator Hoeven says he is making an effort to educate Americans, clear up misunderstandings about tax reform and explain why he thinks it…

Despite the Holiday, Many Still Working Throughout the Region

Many say they don't mind working the holiday because they get to bring cheer to others

FARGO, ND — Although many places are closed, there are still some people in the valley working on Christmas. Whether it’s bringing food to the table, health care, emergency services or working as a cashier at Walgreens, there are people all throughout the metro who have given up their holiday to give back to the community. There are some families…

OSHA Investigating After Worker Suffers Injury at Integrity Windows

OSHA says Gouniks suffered burns to his arms, neck, elbow and upper body

  FARGO, ND — A worker at the Integrity Windows manufacturing plant in Fargo was hurt on the job. OSHA officials say George Gouniks, an electrician with Master Electric, was burned by an arc flash while he was installing and testing breakers at the plant. The accident happened on December 17. OSHA says Gouniks suffered burns to his arms, neck,…

Courtyard by Marriott Building $15 Million Hotel Near New Sanford Hospital

The hotel is expected to open in September

  FARGO, ND — Construction is underway on a $15 million Courtyard by Marriott west of Sanford’s new $500-million hospital in Fargo. Sanford donated the land for the 110-room, four-story hotel. Brandt Hospitality Group of Fargo will be an operating partner. The interior will use healing designs that will include soothing colors and casual gathering spaces. The hotel is expected…

Rainy Lake Oil Co. Near International Falls Destroyed in Massive Fire

Photos and Video are Courtesy of Shelby Wolden

Fire 5 Courtesy: Shelby Wolden Fire 4 Courtesy: Shelby Wolden Fire 3 Courtesy: Shelby Wolden Fire 2 Courtesy: Shelby Wolden Fire 1 Courtesy: Shelby Wolden INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. — A massive fire in northern Minnesota has destroyed a heating oil and fuel company near the Canadian border. Rainy Lake Oil Co. near International falls erupted last night in huge plumes…

Senator Heitkamp Says GOP Tax Reform Bill Hurts Middle Income Families

They all say the tax reform wouldn't benefit them in the long run

FARGO, ND — Senator Heidi Heitkamp says the Republican tax reform bill will raise costs for most middle income families in the long-term. She spoke in Fargo alongside a local tax attorney, small business owner, senior citizen, farmer and the president of the North Dakota Building and Construction Trades Council. They all say the tax reform wouldn’t benefit them in…

Xcel Energy Crews Rebuild Pole After Power Outage in Fargo

The outage was reported after 9 p.m. and was restored to the last of the nearly 6,000 customers affected seven hours later

  FARGO, ND — Xcel Energy crews worked through the night to restore power after an outage that hit parts of south Fargo. Initial reports indicated the outage was caused by a power pole that caught on fire and burned through feeder wires. Line crews had to rebuild the top of the pole. The outage was reported after 9 p.m….

Nichole’s Fine Pastry Teaches the Art of the Truffle

Holiday Truffles with Nichole's Fine Pastry

FARGO, ND — The holidays can be a fun time to experiment with different dessert recipes. Nichole, of Nichole’s Fine Pastry, teaches us how to make her holiday peppermint chocolate truffles. Categories: Business, Community, Local News, News Landing Page, North Dakota News Tags: business, DESSERT, experiment, FARGO, holiday, Nichole’s Fine pastry, PEPPERMINT, RECIPES, TRUFFLE

Firehouse Subs, Hungry Donors Help Keep West Fargo Fire and Rescue Safe While on the Job

The West Fargo Fire Department has received four task force kits, eight hard armor plates, four ballistic helmets, one trauma bag and nine identification panels

WEST FARGO, ND — Firehouse Subs has granted West Fargo Fire and Rescue almost $10,000 for new life saving equipment. They have received four task force kits, eight hard armor plates, four ballistic helmets, one trauma bag and nine identification panels. The equipment will be used in the case of an active shooter situation and provides protection and aid for…