Conference

Sen. Al Franken on Equifax Breach: “This is Sleezy”

Earlier this month, Franken introduced a bill that would help protect consumers whose personal data has been leaked by the hack

WASHINGTON, D.C. — “In other words, this was like, ‘here, look up to see if you, you’re information was stolen and protect yourself, oh and by the way, if we’re the, if you’re one of these 143 million people you can’t sue us,’” Sen. Al Franken said during a press conference. “This is sleezy.” The Minnesota senator is talking about…

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…

Pyrotechnics Companies from Around the World Arrive in West Fargo

The Pyrotechnics Guild International's "Kaleidoscope of Fire" will have four nights of fireworks displays at the Red River Fairgrounds

WEST FARGO, N.D. — It’s bringing people together from all over the Metro and the world. “We have people who are ditch diggers, we have people who are medical doctors, the whole gamut of professions represented here,” said Pyrotechnics Guild International media representative Dan Creagan. Their common thread? “Love of fireworks.  Painting something in the sky is just fun,” Creagan…

TEDxFargo Working to Make a Difference in the Red River Valley

TEDxFargo took over the Fargo Civic Center with an event covering all topics in the community

FARGO, ND — In the span of seven hours, TEDxFargo tackled a number of discussions on challenges facing the area and how people plan on solving them. With speakers from California, Vermont and from all across the F-M area, TEDx is bringing forth endless ideas of creative possibilities. “We cover the entire country basically with bringing our speakers in. They…

Secretary of Transportation Scheduled for Fargo’s UAS Event

The event which begins on May 31st will be a gathering of local, national and global leaders in the unmanned aerial systems industry

FARGO, ND — The Secretary of Transportation is coming to Fargo for the 2017 Drone Focus Conference. Elaine Chao was invited to attend by Senator John Hoeven. The event, which begins on May 31st, will be a gathering of local, national and global leaders in the unmanned aerial systems industry. Secretary Chao has agreed to address the conference and meet…

West Fargo Holds First-Ever Senior Extravaganza

The conference was designed to listen to seniors' concerns and keep them safe from scams

WEST FARGO, ND — West Fargo wants to keep its senior citizens safe from scams and held a first of it’s kind event at the West Fargo Convention Center. The city wanted a way to connect to its senior citizen population better and created the Seniors 60+ Extravaganza. The goal is to keep them informed about issues that the elderly…

Critical Conversations: Celebrating Diversity at NDSU

Critical Conversations is being held at NDSU to tackle important issues in the community

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU is addressing diversity challenges through ‘Critical Conversations’. It’s a three day inaugural conference created to identify issues surrounding race and diversity and how to provide a safe venue for people to be heard. It also includes speeches and seminars about understanding each other’s stories in order to eliminate racism. Performances by a student drum group and…

Patty Wetterling Breaks Her Silence; Says She’s Still Learning Her “New Role”

Wetterling is speaking to the media for the first time since Danny Heinrich, the man responsible for kidnapping and murdering her son Jacob, was sentenced. Our Sister Station, KDLT, Interviewed Her For Our Story

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Patty Wetterling is in Sioux Falls, preparing to talk with health officials on how to promote child safety and prevent infant abductions. Wetterling is speaking to the media for the first time since Danny Heinrich, the man responsible for kidnapping and murdering her son Jacob, was sentenced. It took 27 years to solve the mystery. After…

Cyber Security Conference Informs Public on Latest in High-Tech Crime

The day-long seminar informs attendees on current identity theft crimes and preventative practices

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Cyber Security Conference was held on the NDSU campus. The conference brings together members from educational institutions and government agencies to speak on a variety of topics. They talked about current security threats and the best practices to combat identity theft. The conference provides vital information to keep the region safe from new types…

Engineers Gather for Three Day Conference on Red River Flooding

Sharing ideas from across even international boarders lessons from communities along the Red River are shared

Engineers working all throughout the Red River Basin are coming together this week in Fargo for the 34th Annual Red River Basin Land and Water International Summit Conference. They’re discussing a wide range of issues regarding the river including the Fargo–Moorhead Diversion project. The conference has a little bit of fun mixed in with all the serious conversation. “I always…