Klobuchar Brings Her Presidential Campaign To NDSU

The Democrat Came in 5th in the Nevada Caucuses on Saturday

FARGO, N.D. — Presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar makes a campaign stop in Fargo just hours after the Nevada caucuses, where she came in 5th. The Minnesota Democrat speaking to more than 500 people on the NDSU Campus. She hardly mentioned the other Democrats in the presidential race, choosing instead to focus on President Donald Trump. She did take aim…

Jamaican Lottery Scam Victim Waiting for Full Restitution

As of now, Edna has only received three checks totaling $287.

HARVEY, N.D. – A 90-year-old woman who was scammed out of her life savings by a Jamaican lottery scam wants all of her $400,000 back. Edna Schmeets, of Harvey, was the victim whose case launched what became the first large-scale Jamaican lottery scam case prosecuted in the U.S. All 31 defendants have been prosecuted, including 14 Jamaican nationals who were…

Snow Reports from Friday/Saturday Blizzard

10/11 -10/12 2019

PRELIMINARY 72-HOUR SNOWFALL REPORTS AS OF 10 AM 10/12/19…From the Grand Forks National Weather Service (Bismarck National Weather Service office totals can be found below) LOCATION AMOUNT TIME/DATE PROVIDER LANGDON 27.0 IN 0304 PM 10/11 PUBLIC LANKIN ND 6 E 25.0 IN 0700 AM 10/12 UCOOP 5 ESE PENN 24.0 IN 0430 PM 10/11 BROADCAST MEDIA ADAMS 20.0 IN 0519…

Nine Volunteers Deploy to East Coast for Hurricane Florence Relief

Volunteers will help distribute food and bulk supplies

FARGO, N.D. —¬†Hurricane Florence is a Category Four storm expected to reach landfall in the Carolinas and Virginia by Thursday. While evacuation orders are in place, brave volunteers heading into the storm. All it took was one ad in the paper. “Red Cross needed help so we said we can do this and then we started taking classes and then…

Mental Health Worker is Back Home From Houston

Food was ready on hand for those affected but how Maryjane describes it is having enough for 1,000 people when 10,000 showed up

FERGUS FALLS, MN — It all started when Maryjane Westra’s Red Cross training saved her son’s life. “My son had a near drowning and it was my Red Cross training in CPR and lifesaving that kicked in and I ran out and did CPR on him and brought him back right away,” said Maryjane Westra, a Disaster Mental Health Worker…

Hundreds Donate at NDSU’s Relief Concert to Help Hurricane Victims

The orchestra performed a rendition of Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen

FARGO, ND — Hundreds gave financial help to Harvey and Irma victims at NDSU’s Hurricane Relief Concert. Professionals and students both put up the short performance. A group of four singers belted out a country classic: “Houston. Houston means that I’m one step closer to you.” “Like so many Americans, we’re all scratching our heads trying to figure out how…

American Red Cross Brings More Local Volunteers to Florida

The group aims at providing a way to help give relief without putting volunteers in danger

FARGO, ND — With many volunteers already in Texas, local relief groups are sending even more manpower to Florida. But the American Red Cross told us people who want to help should not go down south by themselves. Hurricane Harvey already did a number on federal relief funds and volunteer groups from across the nation. But companies like Xcel Energy…

“218 to Texas” Rallying Minnesotans to Help Hurricane Victims

The initiative is also working on plans to help those in southern Florida

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — A grassroots group in Park Rapids is rallying northern Minnesotans to bring bottled water to Texas. “You’re sitting online, you’re hitting the sad face button, you’re hitting the like button, the angry button,” said Jenny Larson with the initiative. “I don’t wanna do that. I wanna do something.” The group 218 to Texas is collecting donations…

United Blood Services in Desperate Need of Donors in Wake of Hurricane Harvey, Irma’s Impending Landfall

They are also doing it to prepare for situations like natural disasters

FARGO, ND — United Blood Services needs donations, and they need them now. From the everyday people in Fargo who have blood transfusions, to the people affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, blood donations are important to patients around the country. Bob Seigel has donated blood for over 45 years. “It’s more of a habit than anything else,” Seigel said….

How You Can Reach Out to Hurricane Victims with Help from the Red Cross Dakotas Region

The American Red Cross continues to send volunteers from around the country to help keep the death toll from rising

FARGO, ND — At least 40 people have lost their lives in Texas since Hurricane Harvey made landfall. The American Red Cross continues to send volunteers from around the country to help keep the death toll from rising. Lynn Speral, CEO of the Red Cross Dakotas Region is in our studio. NICK BROADWAY: Lynn, a lot of people want to…