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Store Offers Discount Wall to Help Teachers Shop for School Supplies

Art & Learn has a discount section

FARGO, N.D. — It may be summer but teachers still have to get school supplies for the fall. Art & Learn is a store in Fargo at the corner of 13th Avenue South and University Drive, which only sells school supplies and décor. Although they can’t discount everything in the store, owners say they do have a 75 percent off section….

UND Students Select New “Fighting Hawks” Mascot

Students were asked to select one of three designs composed by Rickabaugh Graphics of Ohio

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND has revealed its new mascot. The “Fighting Hawks” mascot was chosen by students through a special election this week. Students were asked to select one of three designs composed by Rickabaugh Graphics of Ohio. Funding for the design came from private donations. The mascot will make its debut in the fall. It’s expected to be…

Shoveling Snow: Know Your Risks

When you are shoveling, go slow, dress in layers and over your mouth, head and neck from the cold weather

NATIONAL — When it comes to shoveling snow, it’s important to remember there is a right way and a potentially harmful way. Doctors say shoveling snow causes significant strain on the body and if you have not been physically active throughout the year, it can put you at risk for many conditions. The activity can cause an increase in blood…

Getting SAD: Behind Seasonal Affective Disorder

A look at Seasonal Depression

Cloudy skies, snow, and frigid wind chills make it perfect weather for people to stay indoors, but seeing that weather from the inside can sometimes make people SAD with Seasonal Affective Disorder. SAD is a seasonal depression that occurs to people across the country, usually in the fall and winter, but sometimes can occur in the spring. Dr. Swati Dhankikar,…

Area Colleges Prepare for Graduation Ceremonies

Winter commencement ceremonies will be held this week at NDSU, UND and MSUM

  REGIONAL — Hundreds of students are getting an early Christmas gift: a college degree. Winter commencement ceremonies will be held this week at NDSU, UND and MSUM. This year, 657 students will participate in NDSU’s winter commencement on Friday at 2 p.m. in the Sanford Health Athletic Complex. UND will hold three commencement ceremonies for the more than 850…

Starbucks Unveils Zombie Frappuccino for Halloween

The Zombie Frappuccino is here

  NATIONAL — If you went bananas over Starbucks’ Unicorn Frappuccino, then wait until you get a load of their special drink for Halloween. The Zombie Frappuccino is here. It’s made of tart apple and caramel flavored Frappuccino crème and topped with red mocha drizzle and pink whipped cream, that looks like a fluffy brain. The flavor is inspired by…

City of Fargo Prepping for First Snowfall of the Season

Staff at Fargo Public Works are checking the equipment and getting it prepared for the first snow of the season

FARGO, ND — With the possibility of snow falling in the Metro, it also means a higher chance of danger on the roads. After a summer of warm days and beautiful sunshine, it is time to embrace a true North Dakota winter. “Early fall snow storms can catch anybody off guard,” said Mark Williams, who is with Fargo Public Works. Williams…

Don’t Veer for Deer: Minnesota Deputy, Responding to Emergency at 100 MPH, Hits Deer

He had his lights and sirens on when the deer popped out of the ditch

ISANTI COUNTY, Minn. — Deer hunting season is almost upon us and that means more encounters with deer on the roads. The season started early for one sheriff’s deputy in Isanti County when he struck a deer while responding to a call over the weekend. He had his lights and sirens on when the deer popped out of the ditch….

Blackduck Man Killed After House Falls on Him

The accident is under investigation

  BELTRAMI, Minn. — A man is dead and two others hurt after a house fell while being set on a foundation. The Beltrami County sheriff says 25-year-old Joshua O’Brien of Blackduck, Minnesota was killed during the accident Sunday morning. Two other men were taken to hospitals for treatment. The men were setting a small house on the foundation on…

City of Fargo Offers Fall Cleanup Week…But You’ll Have to Haul It

The landfill will be open during regular hours and is free from October 14th through the 21st

FARGO, N.D. — For the first time ever, the City of Fargo will hold a fall-clean up week. Unlike the popular spring cleanup week where the city picks up your junk, you will have to bring your items to the city landfill yourself. The landfill will be open during regular hours and is free from October 14th through the 21st….