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How Local Businesses are Giving Back to Heroes on Freedom Day USA

The day is being marked with the slogan "Day of Free, For a Lifetime of Freedom"

FARGO, N.D. — Freedom Day USA is giving nationwide businesses a reason to say thank you to those who put their lives on the line to protect this country. Cornerstone Dental in Fargo is one of the thousands of businesses that are providing free services for members of the military and veterans. The day is being marked with the slogan…

Generations Come Together on Fourth of July to Learn About Freedom

Many different definitions of freedom converge and help people learn about each other

WEST FARGO, N.D. — For twenty years, James Kinlaw put his life on the line to protect his country while serving in the US Navy. Now living in Fargo, Kinlaw does not regret the sacrifices he made to protect the flag. “It’s an honor, it could be frightening depending on the circumstances, it could be very fulfilling, it’s something that…

President Trump’s Visit to North Dakota: Protesters, Supporters and a lot of North Dakota Love

Every high-ranking North Dakota politician was in attendance including our Democratic U.S. Senator

MANDAN, ND — In his first visit to North Dakota as president, Donald Trump gave his speech on tax reform in front of a crowd of 700 invited guests in Mandan. The backdrop was the Andeavor Corporation Oil Refinery, formerly Tesoro. Every high-ranking North Dakota politician was in attendance including our Democratic U.S. Senator. An audience of North Dakotans from…

Celebrating Independence Day for the First Time

For some new Americans, this is their first time celebrating their new home

FARGO, ND — For some people in the area, this is their first time celebrating Independence Day. The Fourth of July began with a bite of lunch and some tea. They compared National Anthems and talked fireworks plans. “To celebrate, we go Detroit Lake,” said Halima Iman of Fargo. “Even now, I’m bringing me and my kids and my sisters….

Gov. Burgum Signs Medical Marijuana Law

The measure, called the North Dakota Compassionate Care Act, won 65 percent voter approval in November

  BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Burgum has signed a comprehensive measure that regulates the state’s voter-approved medical marijuana initiative. The Senate and the House earlier had gotten the needed two-thirds majority to amend the citizen initiative. The measure, called the North Dakota Compassionate Care Act, won 65 percent voter approval in November. It allows the use of marijuana as medicine…

Minnesota Wineries Suing Over State Grape Restrictions

The operators say the state Farm Wineries Act unconstitutionally hampers their ability to source grapes and juice from elsewhere

  MINNESOTA — Two Minnesota wineries are suing the state to try to overturn a law that requires them to make their products with a majority of grapes grown in Minnesota. The operators say the state Farm Wineries Act unconstitutionally hampers their ability to source grapes and juice from elsewhere. Nan Bailly, owner of Alexis Bailly Vineyards, of Hastings, says…

Fargo Diocese Joins Lawsuit Against Federal Health Care Regulations

The Fargo Diocese Says The Requirements Pose a Threat to Religious Freedom

Courtesy: Fargo DioceseThe Diocese of Fargo has joined with a number of North Dakota Catholic employers in filing a federal lawsuit against health care coverage requirements that are in conflict with the Church. Bishop John Folda says while the Church does not discriminate based on sexual orientation, it should have the rights to make faith-based coverage decisions, even for its…