Maple Valley School District Holds Voter Education Meeting on School Bond Proposal

If the bond passes, Oriska and Buffalo school buildings would be gradually shut down while an expansion is made on Tower City's school

TOWER CITY, N.D. — People living in the Maple Valley School District are learning about an upcoming school bond vote. Previous bonds have been voted down three times, most recently last September. On April 25th, voters will be asked to decide a $14.3 million school bond to shut down two schools and expand the third into a larger K-through-12 facility….

Moorhead Police Investigating Theft of Movie Prop Money

The fake money resembles real currency but it doesn't have security features and it feels like paper

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Some movie prop money could be circulating in the metro after it was stolen from a National Guard recruiting table at MSUM. This is a picture of the actual stack of fake $100 bills that was taken on Tuesday afternoon. The fake money resembles real currency but it doesn’t have security features and it feels like…

Fargo Police Are Searching For A Man Who Robbed A Liquor Store

One man got away after he robbed Stamart Liquor Mart at gunpoint

Police are searching for the suspect who held up a north Fargo liquor store. The armed robbery happened Saturday night. Around 8:45 last night, Fargo Police responded to Stamart Liquor Mart on 12th Avenue North for a reported robbery. “What we knew was a black male wearing a black hoodie with a blue face mask. Came in, brandished a weapon,…

Arrest Made in West Fargo Liquor Store Robbery

West Fargo Police arrest a man for robbing Bernie's Wines and Liquors

Police responded to a robbery in West Fargo during broad daylight. It happened around 2:45 this afternoon at Bernie’s Wines and Liquors on Sheyenne Street. 37-year-old Christopher Burns entered the store and demanded a free bottle. After he was told no, he demanded money instead. An unknown amount of money was handed over. He fled the store and got into…

Burglary at Fargo Islamic Center

The break-in was discovered Wednesday and it appears the burglary took place earlier

  FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police are investigating a burglary at the Islamic Center. Money was from taken from the center at 601 28th Street South. The break-in was discovered Wednesday and it appears the burglary took place earlier. Fargo Deputy Chief Joe Anderson says it appears the thief was alone. He says surveillance video isn’t clear enough to identify…

Early Voting Begins on Fargo Public Schools Mill Levy

The school district currently has a general fund levy of 127 mills

FARGO, N.D. — Early voting is underway in the Fargo Public Schools Mill Levy election. Voting began this morning at Baymont Inn in Fargo. The general election is Tuesday, March 7. The school district currently has a general fund levy of 127 mills. A “YES” vote will allow the district to receive tax dollars based on the true assessed value…

Minnesota Preps for Budget Surplus

Gov. Dayton says he expects the projected $1.4 billion surplus from November to remain mostly unchanged

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota lawmakers are getting ready for a new estimate on the state’s expected budget surplus. Tuesday’s forecast will allow lawmakers to begin divvying up the state’s funds in a variety of competing areas. Gov. Dayton says he expects the projected $1.4 billion surplus from November to remain mostly unchanged. Dayton has said he wants to…

More than $60,000 Raised for Carrington Family After Fatal Fire

The local police department has turned the investigation over to the BCI and state fire marshal

  CARRINGTON, N.D. — As a community continues to mourn, authorities have confirmed the identities of three young children killed in a weekend house fire in Carrington, North Dakota. Alex Tufte, 11, his 8-year-old sister Melody and 7-year-old brother Spencer died early Saturday when fire engulfed their mobile home. Their parents, Dawn and Brandon Tufte and a third adult survived…

Two More Stores Close at West Acres, Brings Total Number of Closures to 11

Family Christian and Wet Seal now make the total number of stores to leave the West Acres Mall within the last year and a half to 11, as we first reported in January of this year

  FARGO, N.D. —¬†Two more stores located in the West Acres Mall announce they are closing their doors. Family Christian Store¬†Announces Closure Family Christian Store is closing all of its 240 stores across the country saying it is due to changing consumer behavior and declining sales. The president of the company said the last two years have been difficult for…

MSUM’s President Tackles Budget Issues

MSUM officials put in their budget request to state lawmakers

ST. PAUL, Minn. — MSUM’s president was at the capitol building in St. Paul to present a budget request to state lawmakers. For the 2018-2019 fiscal year, university officials requested $178 million from the state. Their goals for the fiscal year are to protect their programs, faculty, and staff. They also aim to reduce economic and racial disparities. President Anne…