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Red River Valley Responds to Impeachment Trial

A petition submitted to Senator Hoeven and Senator Cramer asks the senators to uphold the integrity of the trial system, and call for witnesses and pertinent documents during the trial.

FARGO, N.D. – With the impeachment trial in full swing, people in our region are vocal about the issue. One man from Pelican Lake thinks the Senate is wasting their time. “I don’t think there should have been an impeachment vote in the first place because we have too much stuff to do in this country to waste our time…

MSUM celebrates “Appreciate a Dragon Day”

It's the 3rd year the university has celebrated the holiday

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Appreciate a Dragon Day is a national holiday celebrating dragons in popular literature and films, but MSUM is putting its own spin on the day. MSUM President Anne Blackhurst took the holiday as an opportunity to show thanks and appreciation for staff and students. She handed out red and white donuts provided by Sandy’s to every department…

North Dakota Agriculture Leaders React To Phase One Trade Agreement

North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, who was at the signing, says this is a big first step in the right direction.

WASHINGTON — After President Trump signed the Phase One Trade Agreement with China, markets are now being reopen after nearly two years of tariffs. North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, who was at the signing, says this is a big first step in the right direction. “I really feel there is a lot of value here because it adds stability…

Waseca Police Officer and Suspect Are Shot

WASECA, MINN. – A police officer and a suspect have been shot and wounded in southern Minnesota. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says the officer was taken by air to a Twin Cities hospital following the shooting Monday night in Waseca. The suspect was transported by ambulance to the same hospital. There’s no immediate word on their conditions. The…

Morris Area Schools Evacuated After Bomb Threat

At this point, all students and staff have been evacuated.

MORRIS, MN — Morris Police Chief Reggie Welle reports that Morris Area High School staff located a bomb threat message written on a white board in the high school. At this point, all students and staff have been evacuated. The Morris Police Department, Morris Fire Department and assisting agencies are still on scene continuing the investigation. Superintendent Troy Ferguson via…

Eelpout Festival in Walker, Minnesota Canceled

The ice fishing tournament was scheduled for February 20-23

WALKER, Minn. — A popular ice fishing tournament in Walker, Minnesota has been canceled this year. Organizers of the International Eelpout Festival posted to Facebook to let anglers know of the change. They say it’s because attendance has multiplied over the past few years and with that comes more traffic, trash and safety concerns. The costs to clean up after…

Moorhead Public Schools Close Buildings Monday, Fargo Public Schools to Open at NOON.

FARGO, ND — Due to weather and road conditions, all Moorhead Area Public Schools buildings will be closed on Monday, December 30, 2019. This includes all schools, transportation center, and the district office. Due to the weather and need to allow for roads and parking lots to be cleared, Fargo Public Schools will have all buildings closed until noon on Monday, December…

Fireworks sold now until January 1st in North Dakota

Make sure to follow safety guidelines when using fireworks

HORACE, N.D. — Fireworks can be sold to North Dakotans today through January 1st. Non-North Dakota residents can buy fireworks in North Dakota any time of the year. Those living in West Fargo are allowed to light fireworks within city limits on New Year’s Eve from 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. on January 1st. If you are planning on taking…

Fire finally extinguished at Drake Hotel in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – The fire at the Francis Drake Hotel in Minneapolis that started Christmas Day was finally extinguished Thursday afternoon. One of the main concerns now is with the structure.  The walls are not structurally sound since the roof collapsed, so roads in the area remain blocked off. The building will need to be torn down possibly as early as…