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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…

State Ordered Budget Cuts Cause More Changes at NDSU

Fifty buyouts have already been completed and another 70 positions haven't been filled

  FARGO, N.D. — NDSU has announced more changes as a result of state-ordered budget cuts. President Dean Bresciani says the university is eliminating student affairs administrators and will continue to offer buyouts. Fifty buyouts have already been completed and another 70 positions haven’t been filled. Incentives include allowing some employees to work part-time as they near retirement. Administrative budgets…

Looking to Get Away? When to Book to Get the Best Deal

It's that time of the year where people are itching to escape the cold temperatures

FARGO, N.D. — It’s that time of the year when people want to escape the snow and embrace the beach. If you booked to travel after January, you found a good deal. Whether it’s a church mission… “We went to Honduras,” said Debby. …or, seeing family… “Newbrunsville, Texas,” said Dale, a traveler from Moorhead. …or going back to the place…