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Businesses Around Metro Now Offering Breastfeeding Rooms

There's more than 40 infant friendly businesses and organizations around town that support breastfeeding moms

FARGO, N.D. — When a new mother returns to work from maternity leave, she’ll likely have a place of her own to breastfeed. It’s all part of an initiative by Fargo Cass Public Health to get more workplaces in the community to support new mothers. Kate Bjorklund is a mother of two children and she has breastfed both of them. When…

Grand Forks Police Release New Images of Valley Dairy Suspect

He got away from the convenience store with an undetermined amount of money

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police in Grand Forks have released surveillance images of a robbery suspect. They are trying to identify this man who is suspected of holding up Valley Dairy on South Columbia Road on Friday morning. The man, armed with a knife and wearing a black and white scarf, was spotted on surveillance video from a nearby business….

Golden Drive Homeless Kids Helping Make the Seasons Bright for Area Families

"This is Christmas right here. There is nothing better than making a child happy"

WEST FARGO, ND — For struggling families, the holiday season can be tough, but one local organization is trying to help make the season look bright. “It’s hard to put into words. It’s a beautiful thing to see,” said Sue Baron, organizer of Golden Drive Homeless Kids. Just by the sparkle in their eyes, you can see the magic of…

Golden Drive Homeless Kids Launches Holiday Donation Event

They're also accepting non-perishable food items, home supplies and other everyday items

FARGO, ND — Local businesses are teaming up with Golden Drive Homeless Kids to help give presents to kids in need in the valley. Places like Culver’s, Bell State Bank and KVRR are putting out donation boxes to encourage people to donate toys. They’re also accepting non-perishable food items, home supplies and other everyday items. Sue Baron, the leader of…

Fargo Police Still Searching for Suspects in Early Morning Robbery of Gas Station

In the middle of the night, while the streets were still dark, two men approached this Casey's prepared to steal some cash

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Police Department is still looking for two masked men who robbed a Casey’s General Store in north Fargo early this morning. In the middle of the night, while the streets were still dark, two men approached this Casey’s prepared to steal some cash. On the 300 block of 10th Street North, the men entered this…

RE/MAX, Designer Homes Hosts Annual Children’s Miracle Golf Outing

The event is a fundraiser for the Children's Miracle Network and raised $30,000 in 2016

FARGO, ND — Nearly 150 people turned out for the 2nd Annual Children’s Miracle Golf Outing, hosted by RE/MAX and Designer Homes. The event is a fundraiser for the Children’s Miracle Network and raised $30,000 in 2016. Organizers are hoping to beat that amount this year. The event is hosted by RE/MAX and Designer Homes and is sponsored by many…

Millennials Requesting More Prenup Agreements

Financial advisors say millennials are more likely to set up prenuptial agreements than couples in the past

  NATIONAL — It seems an age-old marriage practice is making a comeback, and not just for the rich and famous. Look out brides and grooms to be. Your significant other may be wanting you to sign a prenup. Financial advisors say millennials are more likely to set up prenuptial agreements than couples in the past. They say this is…

Shoppers Pack Broadway on the Last Day of the Fargo Street Fair

From crafted Wisconsin cheese to handmade sculptures, people came from all over to take part in the outdoor shopping and munching

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Street Fair is on its last day for the season, and the streets of downtown were packed.  From crafted Wisconsin cheese to handmade sculptures, people came from all over to take part in the outdoor shopping and munching. Visitors pushed through the summer heat for the fair’s vendors and performers.  Local businesses and stores were…

Minneapolis Passes $15 Minimum Wage

Smaller business will phase it in over seven years

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The Minneapolis City Council voted to increase their minimum wage to $15 an hour. But wages won’t increase all at once throughout the city. The higher wage will be phased in for businesses with 100 or more employees over the next five years. Smaller business will phase it in over seven years. The city will fully…

Pups Go on Parade to Find Forever Homes

Homeward Animal Shelter took a litter of pups to businesses around Fargo to find new homes and support the shelter

FARGO, ND — Homeward Animal Shelter is trying a new approach to find new homes for its resident dogs and cats. The shelter took a litter of five pups to seven different businesses across the metro. The businesses donated money to the shelter so their employees could get a break with the adorable furry puppies. The event was the product of…