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Members of the 119th Wing Welcomed Home at Hector International

Although the flight was delayed, friends and family say nothing will stop them from enjoying every minute of this reunion

FARGO, ND — They put their lives on the line to protect this country and now they’re being welcomed home with open arms. The 119th Wing has been deployed for the last six months. What is all the excitement at Hector International Airport? “Because my daddy’s coming home,” said Penelope, Major Shaun Carlson’s daughter. Friends and families are counting down…

Kennedy Elementary Students Host Living Wax Museum

Each student has researched an individual of their voice and has written a biography to read for their character

FARGO, ND — Third grade students at Kennedy Elementary School are taking Halloween to the next level with a Living Wax Museum. Each student has researched an individual of their voice and has written a biography to read for their character. The students were dressed up, head to toe, with accessories who resemble their person. Students not only had the…

How the Metro is Battling the Opioid Epidemic

The Fargo Police Department says their priority is arresting the people bringing the drugs to the metro

FARGO, ND — Last year, 23 people died from opioids in Cass County. This year, through September there have been nine. The numbers seem to be decreasing in the metro, but the epidemic is still affecting hundreds. Solving a problem as big as the opioid epidemic is not simple. “The medical folks are dealing with the issues of drugs and…

Students and Friends Mourn the Loss of Ellie Helm

NDSU President Dean Bresciani expressed condolences on behalf of the school in a written statement

FARGO, ND — Students, friends and family are mourning the loss of Ellie Helm, an NDSU sophomore who passed away this weekend. The psychology major was a Bison cheerleader, member of the Kappa Delta sorority and revered by many as a close friend. Authorities in Florence County, Wisconsin, confirmed the 21-year-old woman died from an ATV crash in Long Lake…

Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion: Learning About the Importance of Old Time Farming

"Teaching you about your ancestors and how they lived before you did and how technology has improved"

ROLLAG, Minn. — All the clinks and clunks may surprise you, but those noises come with using some old time farming equipment. “My favorite part of today was riding a tractor,” said Trinity St. Clarre a visitor at the show. Kids, families and generations of threshermen are reliving the good ol’ days by bringing some old farming traditions back to…

Suicide Prevention Walks Happening Across the Country

More than 1,400 walkers showed their support for survivors and lives lost while walking down North University Drive

FARGO, ND — Out of the darkness community walks are happening all over the country. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention held its 12th annual walk in Fargo. More than 1,400 walkers showed their support for survivors and lives lost while walking down North University Drive. They also listened to a live band, created posters, learned about health services and…

Greater Moorhead Days Offers Food, Fun, Music and a Big ‘Ol Bridge Bash

The second annual event gave the Moorhead Business Association a chance to block off the 1st Avenue North Bridge

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Greater Moorhead Days has kicked off a week packed full of events for all ages with the first event, Bridge Bash. The second annual event gave the Moorhead Business Association a chance to block off the 1st Avenue North Bridge. Many different food trucks lined the sides of the bridge, bands played music on their center stage,…

Detroit Lakes Attractions Quiet this Labor Day

The temperature is getting lower and the water is getting colder, but that isn't stopping people from soaking up their last days of summer

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Labor Day signals the last day of summer vacation for many people and that means they are pulling out all the stops to make it last. The temperature is getting lower and the water is getting colder, but that isn’t stopping people from soaking up their last days of summer. “It’s very sad that summer’s almost…

Fargo Native American Commission Shows Support For Missing Savanna Greywind

More than 300 people came to Oak Grove Park in Fargo to lift morale before continuing the search

FARGO, N.D. — It’s been one week since Savanna Greywind was last seen and the community’s efforts to bring her home are continually growing. More than 300 people came to Oak Grove Park in Fargo to lift morale before continuing the search. “No matter what the situation is, that it’s a community of caring people that pull together and we…

Fergus Falls Community Breaks Ground on New Library

"I'm just most excited that this is happening for our community. We've seen the need for a number of years and as library staff we just want to fulfill the need for the community and provide the services the community wants"

FERGUS FALLS, Minn — The ground has officially been broken and Fergus Falls is ready to start construction on their new library. “Libraries change lives. These guys are a testament,” said Mayor Ben Schrierer. “I’ve watched libraries change the lives of my kids.” A crowd of community members gathered outside of the library and said they are excited to celebrate…