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Fargo Police Officer, Hometown Hero Honored With Thunderbirds Flight

POLICE OFFICER MATT NIEMEYER IS NAMED HOMETOWN HERO

FARGO, N.D. — Officer Matt Niemeyer didn’t get into police work for the awards. But going above and beyond his call of duty lands him the Hometown Hero award and a ride in the Air Force Thunderbirds’ F–16. “I never would’ve thought something like this would come from that. I think everybody gets into the job because they want to…

Downtown Fargo Street Fair Begins

THIS YEAR'S FAIR IS BRINGING NEW ACTIVITIES, VENDORS AND MUSIC

  FARGO, N.D. — When you hear of the Downtown Fargo Street Fair, you probably think of crafts, art and, of course, food. This year’s street fair is bringing fresh vendors, activities and music to the streets of downtown. A scavenger hunt, stage for local and outside artists to perform on and petting zoo are just part of the fun….

Fargo PD Releases Dash Cam Video of Traffic Stop Turned Aggressive

Dash cam video shows police pulling over 26–year–old Abraham Nyei

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Police has released video of an incident that turned aggressive Monday. “I never expected something like this to come out of the Fargo Police Department,” said Abraham Nyei, the man arrested. “I really think they responded appropriately to the situation,” said chief David Todd, Fargo Police. Dash cam video shows police pulling over 26–year–old Abraham Nyei. Officers  say…

Volunteers Create Books for Visually Impaired Students

THE TACTILE BOOKS TEACH THEM BASIC CONCEPTS LIKE READING AND COUNTING

FARGO, N.D.  — Kids who can’t see don’t learn the same way students with vision do. In order to grasp concepts like reading and counting, they need to feel sensory objects, some of which others would simply throw away. “A lot of them came from the vision teachers because we collect a lot of what other people would say junk,…

Google’s Digital Media Manager Talks About Online Ads with Local Businesses

FARGO, N.D. — In the age of social media, promoting your business or brand has never been more accessible. Figuring out exactly the way to do it can seem overwhelming. A Lunch & Learn event hosted by Prairie Den featured Google’s Digital Media Manager Matt Bergh. He was there to teach participants how to improve their digital marketing skills using…

Veterans Get Free Legal Advice at Fargo VA

FARGO, N.D. – A law firm, the Minnesota Assistance Counsel for Veterans and the Fargo V.A. hold a day-long legal advice clinic for veterans. Direct representation services were free for low-income veterans. However, any veteran or active service member was able to get pro-bono legal advice. Attorneys answered questions and helped with legal forms for wills, child support issues, housing…

Mental Evaluation Ordered For Woman Accused of Shooting Two Men

32-year-old Sadie Rix of Austin, Texas made her initial appearance in court

TRAILL CO., ND — A mental evaluation has been ordered for the woman accused of shooting two men in Portland, North Dakota. 32-year-old Sadie Rix of Austin, Texas made her initial appearance in court. Rix is charged with two counts of attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault. The two men wounded in the shooting in late June were…

More Cars Than Ever Have Laminated Windows Instead of Tempered

Knowing the Difference Could Mean Life or Death in an Emergency

FARGO, N.D. — When you think of vehicle safety features, you probably don’t look at your car windows. Roughly one third of all cars made within the last 10 years have laminated instead of tempered glass in the driver’s and passenger’s windows, and that number will just keep growing according to AAA. Laminated windows have a thin sheet of film…

New Gaming Center EGames Central Comes to Fargo

EGames Central Provides a New Space for esports Tournaments

FARGO, N.D. — As esports become more popular, there’s a bigger demand for gaming facilities where players can come together and compete. A brand new esports center in Fargo is set up for players to do just that. EGames Central comes with a stage, wall–mounted screens and virtual reality station. The center’s founder says he wanted to bring a little…