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Xcel Energy to Build Wind Farm in Two South Dakota Counties

It would provide more than enough energy to power every home in Minnesota and Wisconsin

  GRANT COUNTY, SD — Xcel Energy has announced plans to build a 300-megawatt wind farm in Grant and Roberts counties of South Dakota. The Dakota Range I and II project puts the company on pace to be the first U.S. utility to surpass 10,000 megawatts of wind on its system. It would provide more than enough energy to power…

Business Leaders Learn to Be Innovative With a Shrinking Available Workforce

Governor's Workforce and HR Conference kicked off in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — The Governor’s Workforce and HR Conference kicked off at the Holiday Inn in Fargo. Business leaders are learning how they can get the most from a shrinking available workforce. Topics covered in previous years have led to innovation in the business community and helped attract workers to the area. “I think Fargo has been innovative in a…

Frontier Airlines Offering $39 Fares to Denver at Hector International

The company left Hector in 2015 after two years of flights to Denver.

  FARGO, ND — If you’ve ever thought about visiting Denver you’ll want to take advantage of this deal. Frontier Airlines has announced one-way flights for as low as $39 nonstop from Hector International Airport in Fargo to Denver. The low-cost flights are on sale now and will launch on May 15 as the airline resumes service in Fargo. The…

Senator Franken Introduces New Legislation to Help Rural Communities in Minnesota

Franken said that every day the nation's farmers have our backs and he believes we need to have theirs as well.

MINNESOTA — A new package of legislation has been introduced by Senator Al Franken that supports farmers, producers and rural businesses in Minnesota. This proposed change would help them deploy more renewable energy projects and cut energy costs. Sen. Franken said that every day the nation’s farmers have our backs and he believes we need to have theirs as well….

Hornbacher’s Announces New West Fargo Location

The location is commonly referred to as the strawberry patch, an area the city has tried to develop for years

WEST FARGO, ND — Hornbacher’s has stores in Fargo, Moorhead and Grand Forks and they will soon open their 9th location in West Fargo. The grocery store chain will be the first business developed on the northwest corner of Sheyenne Street and I-94. This location is commonly referred to as the strawberry patch, an area the city has tried to…

1-Up: Nintendo Bringing Back NES Classic Edition Console in 2018

Nintendo company officials confirm they are bringing back the NES Classic Edition console that was discontinued earlier this year

NATIONAL — Gamers, you may have just defeated your toughest level yet and you didn’t need a 1-up to do it. Nintendo company officials confirm they are bringing back the NES Classic Edition console that was discontinued earlier this year. The $60 console was a top-seller when it came out in 2016, quickly selling out in stores across the country…

Fargo Company Breaks Ground for New Business Facility

Started by three NDSU students, BNG Team helps businesses operating in small towns find operational solutions

FARGO, ND — A Fargo–based credit card payment processing company broke ground on a new building in south Fargo. BNG was founded by three NDSU students in 2007. The company also designs websites, automates invoicing and helps restaurants run their businesses more efficiently. The owners hope BNG will continue to grow in their new facility. “With the new building, it’s…

Fargo Police Track Down Missing Restaurant Owner

A Fargo detective followed up with a lead and another agency made personal contact

Fargo Police DepartmentFARGO, ND — Fargo Police say the owner of multiple restaurants who was reported missing in May, has been found. Rodolfo Garcia owns three Romo’s Mexican Restaurant locations and the now closed Magnolia’s restaurant in downtown Fargo. A Fargo detective followed up with a lead and another agency made personal contact. Garcia says he is fine but does…

Prairie Roots Food Co-Op Celebrates Grand Opening

This week, the co-op is offering free activities including yoga, Zumba, acupuncture, massages, and cheese tasting

FARGO, ND — Prairie Roots Food Co-Op in downtown Fargo is celebrating its grand opening. They are inviting you to come out to their store and try an array of different produce and organic items from local farmers. This week, the co-op is offering free activities including yoga, Zumba, acupuncture, massages, and cheese tasting. The stores marketing coordinator says they…

Grand Forks Police Issue Warning on Fentanyl Laced Heroin

None of the overdoses have been fatal but all required life saving measures and medical attention

  GRAND FORKS, ND — Police in Grand Forks are warning the public about a dangerous drug that is circulating in the city. They believe heroin laced with fentanyl is responsible for at least four overdoses since Sunday. None of the overdoses have been fatal but all required life saving measures and medical attention. Police say there could be other…