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Thomsen Homes Donates to Great Plains Food Bank

$48,000 check presented to Great Plains Food Bank to help with BackPack program

FARGO, N.D. — Thomsen Homes in Fargo is doing its part to make sure kids aren’t going hungry. The custom home builder company handed over a check of $48,000 to Great Plains Food Bank. Earlier this month, Thomsen Homes committed to giving $500 per house closing to go to the BackPack program. That money is enough to supply 100 backpacks…

Junkyard Brewing Company Expands Westward for Another Taproom

The new expansion will be occupied by both the brewery and their next door neighbor

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A popular brewery in Moorhead is expanding its business. Junkyard Brewing Company is adding to the west side of their building to make way for a new taproom. The back of the expansion will give more studio space to their neighboring business, First Avenue Productions. The owners, who started out in a much smaller space in 2012,…

Celebrate North Dakota at the Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase

More than 120 North Dakota vendors will have everything from food to fashion to photography

FARGO, ND — You can celebrate everything North Dakota this weekend at the Pride of Dakota Fargo Holiday Showcase. More than 120 North Dakota vendors will have everything from food to fashion to photography. Admission is $2 but for anyone that brings a reusable bag will only pay $1. Organizers expect more than 30,000 people to attend. “The really neat…

Wells Fargo Admits 450 More Cases of Illegal Repossession of Service Members’ Vehicles

This brings the total number of cases to more than 860

  NATIONAL — Wells Fargo is coming forward and confessing they have uncovered at least 450 more cases in which the company illegally repossessed the vehicles of U.S. service members. This brings the total number of cases to more than 860. Bank officials say they will pay $5.4 million for the repossessions, repair the service members’ credit, pay each member…

Forever 21 Says Customer Financial Information May Have Been Compromised

Forever 21 store executives say they may have been the subject of a data breach

  NATIONAL — A popular teen store is warning about a potential data breach of its customers. Forever 21 store executives say they may have been the subject of a data breach and their customers may have had their payment information stolen or compromised. A store spokesperson says a third party alerted the company to the potential breach and an…

South Dakota Family Suing Dakota Access LLC for Fraud

The company doesn't comment on pending legal matters

  HARRISBURG, SD — A South Dakota farming family is suing the Dakota Access pipeline company. Slack Family Properties accuses Dakota Access LLC of fraud, deceit, breach of contract and taking property without authorization. The Harrisburg-area family says five parcels of its farmland were damaged, causing the loss of corn and soybean crops for two growing seasons. In easement agreements…

Prince Heirs Asking for Removal of Estate Management Company

The three are upset that Comerica recently removed the contents of Prince's vault

  NATIONAL — Three heirs of Prince are asking a judge to remove the company that is managing his estate. Sharon and Norrine Nelson, the late music superstar’s half sisters, and their brother, John R. Nelson, filed a motion Friday to remove Comerica Bank & Trust as estate executor. The three are upset that Comerica recently removed the contents of…

CenturyLink Ordered to Reform Billing Practices in Minnesota

A spokesman says the company is pleased it could work with Swanson's office to agree on the order

  MINNESOTA — CenturyLink has been ordered to reform its television and internet sales and billing practices. Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit against the company in July for allegedly overbilling customers after quoting lower rates. A man from Blaine was quoted a base monthly rate of $39.97 for television service, but was charged a base rate of…

Fargo’s Studs to Rugs Business Under Investigation by Attorney General

Assistant Attorney General Parrell Grossman says a state law approved two years ago makes contractor fraud a crime

  FARGO, ND — The attorney general’s consumer protection division is investigating the sudden closure of Studs to Rugs in Fargo. The owner closed the business without warning this week, leaving an unknown number of customers in limbo. Assistant Attorney General Parrell Grossman says a state law approved two years ago makes contractor fraud a crime. He says the owner…

Walgreens to Begin Selling Narcan

Company officials say they want to make it easier for families and caregivers to help loved ones in the event of an overdose

NATIONAL — Narcan, the medication used to reduce the effects of an overdose, is now available to buy at Walgreens. The company has announced it will stock Narcan in all of its pharmacies nationwide. Company officials say they want to make it easier for families and caregivers to help loved ones in the event of an overdose. Walgreens will also…