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One Complaint Issued Against Former Sheyenne Teacher who Resigned Over Relationships with Former Students

Rebecca Pitkin tells us Doster will have 20 days to respond the complaint when she gets it in the mail

  WEST FARGO, ND — A representative with the Educational Standards and Practices board says only one formal complaint was put in for a West Fargo teacher accused of having sex with a student. Rebecca Pitkin tells us Doster will have 20 days to respond the complaint when she gets it in the mail. From there, the board will have…

Numbers Behind the Fourth of July Spending

Wallet Hub states the Fourth of July is the number one beer-drinking holiday of the year

  NATIONAL — When it comes to celebrating Independence Day, Americans are going all out. According to wallethub.com, people will spend more than $800 million on fireworks this year and nearly 30 percent will buy more patriotic merchandise. At least 65 percent polled said they are attending a picnic, spending more than $7 billion on food and eating more than…

Upcoming Holiday Means More Drivers for 100 Deadliest Days on the Road

The Minnesota State Patrol goes over what to do and what not to do on the roads this holiday weekend

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Most of us spend the Fourth of July enjoying cookout food, watching fireworks and spending time with family and friends. We have to get to these destinations before the celebrations begin. It starts with Memorial Day, ends with Labor Day and somewhere in between we have the Fourth of July. Law enforcement calls this stretch of time the…

Fargo Police Crack Down During Finals Week

Multiple citations issued for underage drinking

During the final weeks of class, the Fargo Police Department is cracking down on loud parties and underage drinking. Three officers patrolled the area near the NDSU campus on Saturday. It’s an area that police are often called to on noise complaints. They issued minor in possession citations to ten people. Ten citations were given out for selling or consuming…

Fargo Man Sentenced for Fatal Christmas Eve Stabbing of Friend

Porter stabbed Bjarnason in the chest at his home after a night of drinking

  FARGO, ND — The Fargo man who pleaded guilty in the stabbing death of his friend on Christmas Eve has been sentenced. Timothy Porter will spend a little over five years in prison for pleading guilty to manslaughter in the killing of 26-year-old Derek Bjarnason. Porter stabbed Bjarnason in the chest at his home after a night of drinking….

Police Split College Party of Hundreds: Sparks Online Debate

Officers said parties of this size are not unusual, but the circumstances were

FARGO, N.D. — Police in Fargo gave multiple citations and arrested one person after they said a college party with hundreds got out of control. Multiple neighbors said they were upset, but one man who lives at the home said he tried to cooperate with officers. “There was a lot of music coming from the house,” said Devan Thomas, a…

Millennials Can’t Get Enough Of Wine

Studies Show millennials drink more wine than any other generation

According to Forbes, millennials drank more wine in the last year than any other generation. You may think beer pong and keg stands, but when it comes to millennials, there seems to be a different alcoholic beverage in mind. “I prefer wine,” said MSUM Student, Maggie Stickney. “Oh wine!” said NDSU Student, Megan Olson. “For sure wine,” said NDSU Student,…

Minnesota Sunday Liquor Sales Hits Slight Snag

The Senate proposes a change to the House's time period that liquor sales can be done

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Prohibition-era ban on Sunday liquor sales in Minnesota will soon be a thing of the past. The Senate has voted 38-28 to repeal the state’s long-standing ban. Governor Dayton has said that he will sign the bill. However, it’s not headed to his desk just yet. The Senate bill restricts Sunday liquor sales to…

MN Legislature Looking at Expanding Bar Closings to 4 a.m.

A bill in the Minnesota House is proposing mandatory bar close be extended from 2 am to 4 am

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Think the bars close too early? A new bill introduced in the Minnesota Legislature is proposing to extend closing time from 2 to 4 a.m. But some say for state border towns like Moorhead, passing this bill into law could become a double edged sword. If this bill were to become law, Moorhead bar owners and law…

Horizon Middle School Has Late Thursday Start Due to Water Concerns

Officials say there is a concern after they believe kids became sick after drinking from a water fountain

There is a concern with the drinking water at Horizon Middle School in Moorhead. Several kids got sick from possible copper poisoning after drinking from a water fountain. Moorhead Public Service is working with the school district to identify the source of the contamination. It is believed to be an isolated plumbing issue on the premises. In order to finish…