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Local Business Creates Go Fund Me To Help It’s Employees During COVID-19

The owner found a creative way to get the employees involved.

FARGO-MOORHEAD – Like many businesses, Luna Fargo and Sol Ave Kitchen in Moorhead have seen the impact of COVID-19. The restaurants went from having 10 to 15 employees to having less than five. After seeing restaurants across the nation doing GoFundme campaigns for their employees, Nicki Berglund, the owner of both restaurants, wanted to do something for her staff. She…

UND Football Player Seriously Hurt In Skiing Accident In Colorado

Hunter Pinke suffered trauma to his head and back and has a severed spinal cord

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A UND football player has a long road ahead of him after a skiing accident in Colorado right after Christmas. Hunter Pinke suffered trauma to his head and back and has a severed spinal cord. UND Head Football Coach Bubba Schweigert says Pinke is the spiritual leader of the team. He says he is very courageous and…

Community pulls together to help local family undergoing tough circumstances

Margaret MacVicar and Richard Dagostino will be evicted from their trailer home on Monday

FARGO, N.D. — Some say it’s the most wonderful time of the year. But for one Fargo couple, this holiday season has been far from it. “My take on it was just, ‘Hurry up and be over.’ I didn’t want the holidays to come. Didn’t want to deal with the holidays. It was just too much to deal with. I…

15-Year-Old West Fargo Boy Battling ALS Isn’t Giving Up

According to the CDC, less than 1 percent of those diagnosed with ALS are under the age of 40

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Step into 15–year–old Ben Merck’s bedroom, and you’ll see he’s not much different from other teenagers. Sports caps, sneakers and posters of his favorite athletes, fill the walls. But his struggle with a neurological disorder isn’t one many kids his age are familiar with. “Doctors have said, you know, ‘I didn’t believe it when I saw…

UPDATE: Suspect Not Connected with Slaying of 9 in Mexico

The suspect was found in the town of Agua Prieta

MEXICO CITY–Criminal investigators in northern Mexico say a suspect had been arrested and was under investigation for possible connections with the deaths of nine U.S. citizens-three women and six children-slaughtered Monday when cartel gunmen ambushed their vehicles. But it has been determined that the suspect is not tied to the ambush. In a statement posted on Facebook, the Agency for…

Former, Longtime Co-owner of Tastee Freez Battling Rare Diagnosis

His family is asking for the public's help in getting him the treatment he needs

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Julian Elofson and his ex–wife Fern owned Moorhead’s Tastee Freez for 28 years. But they weren’t the first Elofson’s to serve up some ice cream there. “When I was 17, I worked there and then my sister started working with me. Then some point in that, the owners put it up for sale. I came home and…

Boy Thrown From Mall of America Balcony Returns Home

The boy, identified only as Landen, will continue to receive outpatient rehabilitation for multiple injuries.

MINNEAPOLIS – A 5-year-old boy has returned home nearly five months after he was thrown from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in Minnesota. The boy’s family said Tuesday on a gofundme.com site that their son has completed inpatient treatment and has returned home. The boy, identified only as Landen, will continue to receive outpatient rehabilitation for multiple injuries. The…

Fargo Couple Traveling 50 States to Raise Money for Kids With Cancer

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo couple packs some bags, sells everything they own and hop in their Toyota to inspire and do some good. Faith and Jon Moore started “Tour for a Cause.” They left for Illinois on August 31 and will visit every state through December. The couple is trying to raise $50,000 for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital while…

Wahpeton Babe Ruth Team Heading To World Series

14U Team Competing In World Series In Alabama Next Week

A group of young athletes from our region are making us proud on the national stage this morning, and you can help them get there. Wahpeton’s 14U Babe Ruth baseball team is heading to the Babe Ruth World Series next week in Alabama. They went undefeated in the Midwest Plains Regional in Kansas. They are one of eight regional winners,…

Boy Thrown From Mall Balcony Remains in Intensive Care

The parents say it has been a challenging road to recovery and they are not sure when Landen will be able to come home. 

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ The parents of a 5-year-old Minnesota boy who was thrown from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America say their son remains in intensive care due to severe complications from the April attack. In an update on their GoFundMe page Tuesday, the parents of the victim, identified only as Landen, say he has had more than…