Klobuchar Reaches Polling Threshold For September Debate, Still Must Meet Donor Level

She is the eighth candidate to hit the polling requirement

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Amy Klobuchar has reached the polling threshold to qualify for the Democratic presidential debate in September, though she still needs to reach the donor requirement. Klobuchar got her fourth qualifying poll by getting 4 percent support in the CBS News/YouGov poll of likely Democratic voters in Iowa. Klobuchar will now need to hit 130,000 individual donors. Her…

Astronaut From Fargo Selected For The Astronaut Hall of Fame

Jim Buchli was a member of four space flights.

Veteran astronaut Jim Buchli of Fargo has been selected for induction into the Astronaut Hall of Fame. Buchli was a member of four space flights. He has orbited the earth 319 times. He retired from the U.S. Marine Corps and the NASA Astronaut Office in 1992. He currently works with the Boeing Defense and Space Group in Houston. Janet Kavandi…

Former President George H.W. Bush Has Been Hospitalized

HOUSTON – Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized with a blood infection the day after attending his wife Barbara’s funeral. A family spokesperson says Bush is “responding to treatments and appears to be recovering” at a Houston hospital after being admitted Sunday. Former First Lady Barbara Bush was laid to rest Saturday at a ceremony attended by former…

Former First Lady Barbara Bush In “Failing Health”

92-Year-Old Will Focus On Comfort Care

HOUSTON, TX — A family spokesman says former first lady Barbara Bush is in “failing health” and won’t seek additional medical treatment. Jim McGrath says that following a recent series of hospitalizations and after consulting with her family and doctors, the 92-year-old former first lady will focus on comfort care. He did not elaborate as to the nature of Bush’s…

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…

Fargo’s Waxing the City Donating Food Truck Profits to Houston Food Bank

Creator and owner of the The Holy Hog donated all of the food ranging from brisket to pulled pork to smoked mac and cheese

FARGO, ND — Waxing the City in Fargo is giving back to the people affected by Hurricane Harvey in Houston. The business has two sister locations in Houston and staff in Fargo are hosting a Texas barbecue food truck to raise funds. Creator and owner of the The Holy Hog donated all of the food, ranging from brisket to pulled…

Thank You, Community! Dilworth Police Sending Second Trailer of Donated Supplies to Houston

People who want to donate more items to the station still have time

DILWORTH, Minn. — When police in Dilworth began accepting donations for Hurricane Harvey victims, they expected to fill only one trailer. Officers said they got so many donations, the department is now sending down two trailers full of supplies. In less than two days, thousands of donated items from across the metro began to fill their trailers. They’ve been getting…

F-M Area Prepares to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Twenty-two people have already been deployed to Houston

FARGO, ND — At least 23 people have died in Hurricane Harvey which has just been downgraded to a tropical depression. The Red Cross Dakotas Region is offering training to those that want to step up and help in the Gulf Coast. The American Red Cross website crashed Tuesday, after receiving too many volunteer applications to help Hurricane Harvey’s victims….

Red Cross Searching for More Volunteers to Help in Houston

Volunteers usually spend two weeks in the area

NATIONAL — The American Red Cross has sent 21 locals so far to help with Hurricane Harvey relief, but they’re still looking for more help. They are helping with sheltering and feeding programs in Houston. All of the Dakota’s Region trucks have been deployed and they are continuing to send people down. Volunteers usually spend two weeks in the area….