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The Chamber Searching for Local Kids who May be Budding Business Owners

Then they compete, Shark Tank-style, to see whose idea gets real-life funding

FARGO, ND — Do you have a budding business owner headed back to school soon? The Chamber wants to help develop their ideas into reality with a nationwide program that’s launching kids into the world of commerce. Professionals will train middle and high school kids from around the area to pitch, develop and implement their ideas for a new business…

Salvation Army, Josef’s School of Hair Design Sending Kids Back to School in Style

It's part of the Salvation Army's Cuts for Kids program

FARGO, ND — What better way to send your kid back to school than with a fresh new look you don’t have to spend a dime on? The Salvation Army teamed up with Josef’s School of Hair Design and sending kids back to school in style with a free haircut or trim. It’s part of the Salvation Army’s Cuts for…

Sweeto Burrito Not Closing Down According to Management

We sent a Facebook message to the business after they temporarily closed more than a week ago

FARGO, ND — Management with a restaurant in downtown Fargo said they’re not closing down despite reports from other local news sources. A sign dated July 23rd was put on the front door of Sweeto Burrito on Broadway which says they’re closing for renovations. Brown paper covers its windows and the lights are off. Recent news reports said the business…

Three Flavors of Bush’s Baked Beans Being Recalled

There aren't any illnesses being reported in connection with the recall

  NATIONAL — Bush Brothers and Company is issuing a voluntary recall of 28 ounce cans of three kinds of it’s popular flavors of beans. The company is asking consumers to throw away the cans after they found potentially defective side seams of the cans. The recall affects the Bush’s Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans, Country Style Baked Beans and…

Hibbing Police Investigating Homicide of Business Owner

Authorities say Nelson was a long-time Hibbing resident and business owner

  HIBBING, Minn. — Police say the man found dead in a house in Hibbing is a homicide victim. They say 60-year-old Brian Nelson was stabbed and was found dead in a house behind The Bottle Shop liquor store Monday. Authorities say Nelson was a long-time Hibbing resident and business owner. Police say the Minnesota BCA is assisting with the…

Fire Investigators Release Preliminary Findings on Fire in Williston

the fire chief says it's highly unlikely they will ever be able to narrow down an exact cause of the fire due to the extensive damage

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption WILLISTON, ND — Fire investigators have pinpointed the origin of Monday’s blaze that gutted an historic building in Williston. They believe the fire started by “accidental ignition” near a dental office on the second floor of the former Hedderich’s department…

Clay County’s Non-Profit Art Playing a Leading Role in Contributing to Minnesota’s Economy

Creative MN wrangled up more than 50 other regional organizations.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Regional groups found out non-profit art contributes billions of dollars to Minnesota’s economy. With Moorhead being a big hub for art, they say the Clay County region plays a leading role. For many people, the Minnesota side of the Red River is known for its art with the Rourke Art Museum, street murals and two major colleges….

Hobby Lobby Fined $3 Million for Illegal Smuggling

They say a supplier shipped "falsely labeled" items to Hobby Lobby's stores and corporate offices

  NATIONAL — Arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby has settled a civil action lawsuit and is being fined $3 million dollars by the federal government for smuggling ancient Iraqi artifacts. The Justice Department accused the company of smuggling cuneiform tablets and clay artifacts from modern-day Iraq into the U.S. They say a supplier shipped falsely labeled items to Hobby…

Business Owners Concerned About 19th Avenue North Project

Business owners along 19th Avenue North in Fargo show concern about the construction

FARGO, ND¬†—¬†Business owners along 19th Avenue North in Fargo say they are worried about how road construction will affect their companies. Project engineers say the purpose of the construction is to realign 19th Avenue to accommodate for a future under pass under the rail road tracks. The engineers are also looking to pave a five lane road on the east…

Fargo’s Pawn America Closes its Doors

The president said all other Pawn America stores in the Midwest will remain open

  FARGO, ND — Pawn America is shutting down its Fargo location after all. The company announced in April that it was filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and the president said then that stores would not be shutting down. But employees at the Fargo location on 13th Avenue South were told in May that its store will close by the…