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Learning about True Haitian Culture and Traditions

The presenters say many people have never been to countries outside of the United States and they only know what they see on television

FARGO, N.D. — Haitian natives are talking to people in the valley about their true, traditional culture. People gathered at the Fargo Public Library to learn about their native music, cuisine, language and education. The presenters say many people have never been to countries outside of the United States and they only know what they see on television. They say…

‘Down Home’ Helps Family Transition Into Permanent Housing

The family of five has a baby on the way

FARGO, N.D. — A new non–profit in the area called Down Home is helping families transition into permanent housing. They house those with limited resources who are referred through an agency. “I am feeling lots of feelings. Lots and lots of feelings. I’m very happy, I’m very grateful,” said Sheyann Ducheneaux, a housing recipient. “My husband and I have always felt called…

Students Celebrating their Home Countries During International Week

They had a chance to talk about where they are from, speak some of their native language and talk about the importance of coming together at NDSU

FARGO, ND — International week has officially kicked off at NDSU and students from all over the world are celebrating their home country and culture. Students walked around Memorial Union carrying their nation’s flags and some dressed in traditional wear. They had a chance to talk about where they are from, speak some of their native language and talk about…

Home and Garden Show Draws Thousands of Visitors

Show includes something for everyone in the family

FARGO, N.D. — The 57th annual Home and Garden Show draws thousands of visitors who are looking to improve their living spaces. Whether you’re looking for a pet–washing station, a Jacuzzi, or a new counter, people can find something to complete every room in the house. “The pets are really getting more of a spotlight than they have in the past….

Barnesville Home Heavily Damaged In Fire

Crews from Barnesville and Sabin responded; no one was hurt

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — A home near Barnesville has been extensively damaged by fire. Barnesville and Sabin fire crews responded to the call shortly before 9:30 last night about 13 miles west of Barnesville. There’s extensive interior damage from flames and smoke. No one was hurt. Firefighters were on the scene for more than four hours. The cold affected their air…

Another Burglar Confronted Inside Grand Forks Home

A burglar was confronted in another Grand Forks home last Thursday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Another homeowner encounters a burglar in her home in Grand Forks. Police responded to a home in the 1800 block of 5th Avenue North at 6 pm Tuesday after a caller says she saw a man in her house. The suspect fled before officers arrived. Police say it looks like the suspect kicked or pried open…

Moorhead Police Investigating Home Invasion

Altercation ended with one suspect being stabbed

MOORHEAD, Minn. — An overnight home invasion ends with one of the suspects in the hospital. Moorhead Police were called to 1020 18th Street South Wednesday after midnight. Two males broke into an apartment, and a physical confrontation led to one resident stabbing the  suspect in the back. Both suspects fled on foot. “The subject that was injured during the…

More Hooligans Return Home After Six-Month Deployment

The airmen were stationed at airbase in Qatar and served as base security

FARGO, N.D. — In July, 150 members of the 119th Wing were sent to the Middle East. Today about a dozen of them returned home. Friends and family were at Hector International Airport to greet their loved ones. Six months ago, these members of the Happy Hooligans were deployed to help secure an airbase in Qatar. “It was our first…

Planned Parenthood Takes a Stand on DACA Program

Dreamers across the country are in fear of losing their right to call the United States Home

FARGO, ND — Dreamers across the country are in fear of losing their right to call the United States Home. One national organization is helping community members get their voices heard. People in Fargo are standing up for those affected by DACA, the Obama–era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. “These people don’t know anything besides the United States. It’s…

More Details Released in Fatal Mobile Home Fire in Alexandria

The deaths have been ruled accidental

  ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Investigators have determined that a mobile home fire in Alexandria that killed two people was caused by careless smoking. The state fire marshal and Alexandria police and fire officials say the fire started in the living room near a couch and recliner. Forty-nine-year-old James Chandler and 59-year-old Rose Couillard died in the fire last Friday. The…