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Remembering Christopher Bacon: U.S. Army Specialist U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Officer

A family man, the guy who always wanted to take people under his wing

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After a fatal car crash on June 7th, U.S. Army Specialist U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Officer, Christopher Bacon lost his life. Family, friends and community members are honoring Bacon at a ceremony at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. I spoke to dozens who came out to honor Chris and support his family and although…

Veteran Honors Memorial Day with Other Members of CrossFit Ice House by Completing Honor Work Out

Michael Murphy was kind of the epitome of an American Hero someone who sacrificed his own life to save his team and his crew

FARGO, N.D. — Whether you are attending a ceremony or spending the weekend at the lake, most people are celebrating Memorial Day in their own way. CrossFit Ice House is not only doing what they do best, but honoring those fallen soldiers through a work out. “This was his workout of choice. He used to call it body armor and…

Davies High School Students Planning a Walkout

Fargo students have stoked their flames, standing up for what they believe in

FARGO, N.D. — After the Parkland Florida shooting took the lives of 17 people, students across the country have come together in solidarity. Fargo high school students are following that movement and planning a walkout. “Most of the great movements in history have been started by young people and that fire has been kept burning because of young people,” said…

Learning about True Haitian Culture and Traditions

The presenters say many people have never been to countries outside of the United States and they only know what they see on television

FARGO, N.D. — Haitian natives are talking to people in the valley about their true, traditional culture. People gathered at the Fargo Public Library to learn about their native music, cuisine, language and education. The presenters say many people have never been to countries outside of the United States and they only know what they see on television. They say…

World Thinking Day Teaches Girl Scouts About World Cultures

Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons partnered with NDSU international students

FARGO, N.D. — Girl Scouts got the opportunity to learn about world cultures from NDSU international students during World Thinking Day. Eve Vetter, an eight year old Girl Scout, says the country she wants to visit most is India. “There’s lots of different spices and foods and noodles,” she said. India is one of multiple countries being featured, along with China,…

Otter Tail County is Celebrating 150 Years…On Ice!

It's about embracing your culture, celebrating your culture, celebrating your history

OTTER TAIL LAKE, Minn. — Otter Tail County is celebrating 150 years by honoring Minnesota culture…and their celebrating on ice! This weekend’s party on Otter Tail Lake is the beginning of a yearlong celebration. Most people can’t say they’ve been to a party on ice. “For anybody that’s never been on ice yeah they just wouldn’t believe it,” said Jim…

Keith Urban Coming to the Ralph

Tickets range from $56.50 - $86.50

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The biggest country music star to come out of Australia is headed for Grand Forks. Keith Urban’s “Graffiti U World Tour” is coming to Ralph Engelstad Arena on Sunday, October 14. His opening act will be country’s newest female hitmaker Kelsea Ballerini. Tickets range from $56.50 – $86.50. Pre-sales start on Tuesday with general public tickets…

Planned Parenthood Takes a Stand on DACA Program

Dreamers across the country are in fear of losing their right to call the United States Home

FARGO, ND — Dreamers across the country are in fear of losing their right to call the United States Home. One national organization is helping community members get their voices heard. People in Fargo are standing up for those affected by DACA, the Obama–era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. “These people don’t know anything besides the United States. It’s…

Three More Native American Tribes Join Opioid Lawsuit

Allegations include deceptive marketing and fraud

  REGIONAL — Three more Native American tribes in the Dakotas are suing opioid manufacturers and distributors. The tribes allege that they concealed and minimized the addiction risk of prescription drugs. The Rosebud Sioux Tribe, Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe and the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate sued 24 opioid industry groups in federal court on Monday. The lawsuit follows more than 70…

Sen. Al Franken: “I May Be Leaving the Senate, but I am Not Giving Up My Voice”

The 66-year-old senator spoke in Minneapolis to about 300 supporters, family members and friends about his time in office

  MINNEAPOLIS — As Minnesota Senator Al Franken departs on January 2nd after resigning from office amid sexual harassment allegations, he wants supporters to know he’s not resigning from the work. “Here is my promise to you,” Franken told a room of supporters. “I may be leaving the Senate, but I am not giving up my voice.” The 66-year-old senator…