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Jury Awards Woman who Sued Johnson and Johnson Over Baby Powder $417 Million

A spokesperson for the company says their products are safe and will be appealing the jury's decision

  NATIONAL — A jury is ordering Johnson and Johnson to pay a California woman $417 million dollars and the other trials the company is facing are far from over. The woman filed a lawsuit against the company saying Johnson and Johnson failed to warn their customers that the talcum in their baby powder has potential cancer risks if it…

F-M RedHawks Interim Manager Speaks on Future of the Team

While officials with the baseball team still have yet to say why, many in the area are shocked and upset by the decision

FARGO, ND — In his 22nd season, Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks manager Doug Simunic was let go. While officials with the baseball team still have yet to say why, many in the area are shocked and upset by the decision. He has been the leader of the F-M RedHawks since their inaugural season back in 1996. After more than two decades, Simunic…

Fargo Police Officer Fired for Not Serving the Public

Boelke does have a right to appeal but has not yet made a decision on that matter

  FARGO, ND — The Fargo Police Officer at the center of an internal affairs investigation has been fired. Despite an online and social media petition in support of Officer David Boelke, Police Chief David Todd says he made the decision to let Boelke go for “intentional and willful decisions to not serve the public.” Todd saID Boelke, who is…

Final Decision on Star Lake Casino Project Hits Snag

County leaders also want more time to sort through public comments gathered on June 15

  OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — Otter Tail County leaders have decided to delay a final decision on the proposed Star Lake Casino project. A county commission vote on the project was expected however both the engineering firm in charge of designing the project and the White Earth Nation have requested more time to iron out final project details. County…

Legal Dispute Between GOP Controlled Legislature and Gov. Dayton Continues

It's unclear when a decision may come

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — A judge is considering whether Gov. Dayton’s veto of the Legislature’s funding was unconstitutional. The bitter legal dispute between the Democratic governor and Republican-controlled Legislature had its first hearing in Ramsey County court. Dayton zeroed out the Legislature’s funding last month to force lawmakers to rework a $650 million tax bill and other measures. The…

West Fargo to Announce Police Chief Decision Friday

It'll be held Friday morning at 8 a.m.

  WEST FARGO, ND — A special meeting of the West Fargo City Commission has been called to announce the city’s new police chief. It’ll be held Friday morning at 8 a.m. The final two candidates, Heith Janke, an FBI Supervisory Special Agent and North Dakota Highway Patrol Lt. Troy Hischer, had final interviews earlier this month. The man picked…

West Fargo Police Chief Search: Lt. Troy Hischer

Lieutenant Troy Hischer has worked in North Dakota law enforcement for nearly 23 years and says he is ready to work with West Fargo's finest

FARGO, ND — The city of West Fargo has narrowed their search for a new police chief down to two candidates. We learned more about FBI Agent Heith Janke on Wednesday and we continue our candidate profiles. Today, we met with candidate Lt. Troy Hischer and learned more on why he says he is perfect for the job. After four…

Judge Won’t Dismiss Charges Against McKenzie County Sheriff

Schwartzenberger later paid for the charges but a criminal affidavit alleges they were made in violation of a county policy

  MCKENZIE COUNTY, N.D. — A judge has declined to dismiss criminal charges against the McKenzie County sheriff accused of misusing his office credit card. The judge didn’t offer a reason for the decision. Sheriff Gary Schwartzenberger is accused of making excessive charges during the 2015 Western State’s Sheriff’s Association Annual Conference in Las Vegas. Schwartzenberger later paid for the…

MSUM Transgender Professor Speaks Out on Bathroom Rights

Raymond Rea, an MSUM professor and transgender man said this has long term effects

MOORHEAD, Minn. — An MSUM professor, who identifies as a transgender man, is against President Trump’s withdrawal of transgender protections. The Trump Administration lifted a set of Obama-era guidelines which allowed transgender students to use the bathroom based on their gender identity. What happened has not yet affected any laws. This instead rejects the inclusion of gender identity in the…