Danielle Church

F-M Diversion Board Makes Changes To Project, Ready To Submit Permit

The project will impact Minnesota less and put more of the responsibilities on North dakota

FARGO, N.D. — The F–M Diversion Board says they are ready to submit a permit application to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. It also means they’ve had to shift some of its plans in the project. If at first you don’t succeed, try again. Which is exactly why the F–M Diversion Board is submitting a “Plan B” permit application to…

2018 Fargo Ice Show Trades In Competition For Some Fun

More than 120 skaters showed what they worked on all season long

FARGO, N.D. — Now that competition season is over for the Red River Valley Figure Skating Club, the Fargo Park District is making sure they have a little fun at the 2018 Ice Show. The show hosted a special guest who was named as an alternate to the 2018 Olympic Figure Skating team. It’s time for Fargo figure skaters to shine…

First Himalayan Salt Cave Comes to West Fargo

It can help with all kinds of sinus problems including allergies and colds

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — Spring is just around the corner but if you’re worried about your allergies acting up, Inspire Health and Wellness Spa may have the cure for you. The spa opened up Fargo’s very first Himalayan salt cave which has 5,000 pounds of salt built into the room to help clear your airways. Himalayan salt is able to…

Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Exonerates Chairman, Censures Secretary Treasurer

there were tense moments during the meeting when the results came out

MAHNOMEN, Minn. — People started yelling profane things to members of the White Earth Reservation executive committee at a meeting. They were up in arms over the exoneration of the committee’s chairman Terry Tibbetts and the censure of its secretary-treasurer Tara Mason. “It got a little feisty. People that are siding with her weren’t very happy so you know there’s…

Gov. Mark Dayton Proposes Safe and Secure School Act

it would provide more safety in schools and funding for more mental health programs

MINNESOTA — Governor Mark Dayton this week announced a $21 million proposal to make Minnesota schools safer. The funding would go towards security enhancements and more mental health services. Dayton’s Safe and Secure School Act even includes support for expelled students to ensure they’re doing well at their alternative schools. Some say Dayton’s plan would especially help schools in rural areas…

Family Owned, Operated Straus For Men Closing For Good

The Clothing Store Can't Compete With Online Shopping

FARGO, N.D. — Straus for Men first opened in Sanborn, North Dakota in 1879. Over the years, the business boomed, expanding to nine shops across the state. “Fargo was one of the main ones, especially in the last few decades. Probably since the late forties or fifties. But they had stores in Valley City, Jamestown, Grand Forks, Devil’s Lake, Sanborn,” said…

Essentia Health Named STEMI Receiving Center

one in fargo and one in duluth were awarded the title

FARGO, N.D. — More than 250,000 people suffer from the most severe heart attack a person can have, known as a STEMI. Two Essentia hospitals, St. Mary’s in Duluth and one right here in Fargo, are now being recognized for treating those types of heart attacks. Both hospitals received an award from the Minnesota Department of Health. The staff at Essentia…

Moorhead Dairy Queen Reopens for the New Season!

Customers say they've been waiting in anticipation since the ice cream shop closed in October

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Dairy Queen customers wait in anticipation all winter long for the iconic ice cream shop to reopen its windows on March 1st. Paul Kukowski has been coming to the Moorhead Dairy Queen since he was a kid. “It was always a good time and everybody’s so friendly. You don’t see anybody in a bad mood here,” Kukowski  said….

Plains Art Museum Celebrates Youth Art Month

grades k-12 are the ones who have their artwork up

  FARGO, N.D. — More than 40 schools from around North Dakota and western Minnesota are showcasing their art at the Plains Art Museum. The exhibition is being put on as part of Youth Art Month at the museum, which they’ve been doing for 16 years now. Schools within a 40 mile radius of the museum were eligible to submit their…

Fargo School Board President Removed for Accusations of Bullying

School Board Vice President Rebecca Knutson will take over the rest of Johnson's term

FARGO, N.D. — Jennifer Benson continued to choke up as she addressed her fellow Fargo School Board members. “It might take me a bit to get through this but please bare with me because I think it’s important that we talk about even though it’s very, very difficult clearly,” she said. She told them how their president, Jim Johnson, had bullied…