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New material is being used on a road in Barnesville after dust complaints

The application started yesterday and they are expecting to finish today.

BARNESVILLE, Minn.- The City of Barnesville is applying experimental polymer to a road after years of dust complaints. Keith Jackson has been living between 12th and 13th Street Southeast in Barnesville for almost half a decade. When he first saw the home they knew it was the family’s “dream home.” It was everything he could imagine and more, ut there…

Ribbons Tied Around Trees at West Acres Mall Raise Awareness About Foster Care

The ribbons will remain there until September 28

FARGO, N.D.- The Blue Ribbon Foster Care Awareness event typically takes place in May, but had to be postponed due to COVID-19. Each ribbon represents one of 244 kids and teens that are in foster care in our region. Through this event, the organization hopes to inspire more people in the community to get involved and provide help to families…

Realtors Use Technology To Connect With Clients Amid COVID-19

Technology has played a key role in helping realtors keep business going.

FARGO, N.D.- Aspire Realty in Fargo is used to showing 15 to 25 houses a week and selling about 11 houses a month. “Through the month of March, business was really good, but coming into April and now as we’re seeing a massive increase in the numbers of positive cases, we’re starting to slow down tremendously,” says Katherine Kiernan, the…

Community Leaders Talk About Housing Bonds For Working Class People

The Goal Is To Help Combat Homelessness In Minnesota

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Community members, local politicians and social workers packed into the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. The point of the meeting is to address the local and statewide issue of homelessness. “Every Minnesotan deserves to have a safe, dignified place to call home and the resources that they need to be stable in their housing,” Executive Director…

4 Luv Of Dog Rescue Hosts Annual Silent Auction and Social

The auction had over 650 items to bid on and organizers say the money is going to a needed cause

FARGO, N.D. — 4 Luv Of Dog Rescue is fundraising to help get some pups to their forever homes. The organization ran its 11th annual Silent Auction And Social where people could place bids on things like food plates, pet supplies and even an autographed Carson Wentz mini helmet. Organizers say the Rescue cares for over 500 dogs annually and…

Crookston Police Department Reports 16 Burglaries Since October 1st

It is not clear whether the burglaries are related.

CROOKSTON, Minn.–The Crookston Police Department has received 16 reports of burglaries and thefts from vehicles, sheds, garages and two homes since the beginning of October. The locations of the burglaries have occurred in the northeast part of town, the south end Campbell Road area, Woods Addition, Memorial Drive and Jerome’s Addition. In some instances, doors were locked, but unlocked in…

Habitat for Humanity Holds Dakota Blitz Home Dedication Celebration

Three families are getting new homes

WEST FARGO, N.D. –Earlier this month, we told you about the Habitat for Humanity’s Dakota Blitz 3:10 project, which gives three families a place to call “home sweet home.” The Faizee family has always thought owning a home is part of the American Dream. Their family has lived in an unaffordable apartment since moving from Afghanistan. “Since we came to…

F-M Coalition to End Homelessness Holds Summit to Discuss Strategies, Progress

They released a report about the state of homelessness in the metro

FARGO, N.D. –Not everyone is able to go to bed in a safe place tonight. According to the F-M Coalition to End Homelessness, a thousand people experience homelessness in the metro on any given night. The overarching theme at the coalition’s Ending Homelessness Summit is the lack of funding and resources to help the homeless population in our community. “They…

Habitat for Humanity and Blitz Home Builders Team Up to Build Three Houses in Ten Days

The West Fargo homes will go to three families

WEST FARGO, N.D. —┬áIt’ll soon be “home sweet home” for three families thanks to a project between Habitat for Humanity and Blitz Home Builders. The foundations of a new home are going up and it’ll be a huge step up for Alakiir Nhial, a single mother of five. The apartment she currently lives in is small and isn’t good for…

2019 Spring Parade of Homes Features Over 70 Homes in F-M Area

The most expensive home in the tour is priced at $1.4 million

FARGO, N.D.– The Home Builders Association is letting you fantasize about your dream home with the 2019 Spring Parade of Homes. The parade includes over 70 homes across six communities. It is free for general admission but there’s a $5 tour fee for the three luxury homes included in the tour. The homes were built by a total of 43…