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Local Businesses Searching for Potential Hires this Holiday Season

The number of job openings has decreased in Cass County this year but employees are still needed

FARGO, ND — It may still be October, but the holiday season is just around the corner and stores are getting prepared. With all the chaos of purchasing gifts and goodies for your friends and families do local businesses have enough staff to get by? “Christmas is our, and for any retailer, this is the big one and it’s so…

Thank You All for Your Generosity for Real Men Wear Pink!

A special viewer in Breckenridge, Jack Thompson, gave $330!

Cass County Electric Raised $620 for TJ’s Real Men Wear Pink Campaign.  FARGO, ND — We are in the final hours of TJ’s “Real Men Wear Pink” breast cancer campaign and he’s hit his goal! A huge “Thank You” to the great people at Cass County Electric. They wore pink on Friday and raised an amazing $620 for the campaign!…

No Tricks, Just Treats with the BBB this Halloween

The BBB wants you to have fun this Halloween but remember to stick with the experts when purchasing your costume

FARGO, ND — In less than two weeks, monsters, movie characters and action heroes will be roaming the streets looking for some candy. The Better Business Bureau wants to make sure that you have a happy Halloween by providing some tips on how to safely purchase a costume. Halloween is all about the frightening decorations and the eerie costumes. “Scream,…

West Fargo Mayor Goes Pink; How You Can Help Support ‘Real Men Wear Pink”

As a cancer survivor himself, Mattern says it is important for us as a community to come together and support one another

WEST FARGO, ND — Mayor Rich Mattern is one of the many men supporting breast cancer through his Real Men Wear Pink Campaign and now he’s making some colorful changes. He added one bright pink streak to his hair for every $1,000 dollars raised and if he reaches $5,000, he will color all of his hair pink. As a cancer…

Minnesota Submits Bid to be Amazon’s Second HQ

The headquarters could carry a $5 billion investment and at least 50,000 jobs for any state

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The state of Minnesota has submitted a bid to be the spot for Amazon’s second headquarters. While the details behind the bid haven’t been released, the economic development commissioner says they promoted Minnesota’s diverse workforce, strong schools and high quality of life. Gov. Dayton said the bid was modest and doesn’t carry incentives beyond a…

Johnson and Johnson Wins Appeal in Talcum Powder Cancer Case

Her family claimed she got cancer from using the company's talcum powder

  NATIONAL — It’s a big win for Johnson and Johnson. The Missouri Court of Appeals rules the company will not have to pay out $72 million dollars in damages to the family of a woman who died of ovarian cancer. The court says the state was not the proper jurisdiction for the lawsuit because the 62-year-old woman was from…

Churches United Fundraiser: Annual Soup Competition Helping the Homeless in the Metro

The Gourmet Soup Kitchen is one of the biggest fundraisers for Churches United

FARGO, ND — Hundreds of business and political leaders throughout the metro are helping the homeless with competing soup recipes. About 40 soup recipes line the tables at the Holiday Inn in Fargo. “Everything from knoephla to one that is made with cheddar and apples,” said Lisa Richmond, Member Relations Director with Churches United It’s for one of the biggest…

F-M Community, SpartanNash Give Donation Boost to the Great Plains Food Bank

That is enough money to supply more than twenty four thousand meals to help feed the hungry

REGIONAL — Donations at the checkouts at all four Family Fare Supermarkets in the metro really added up. People helped raise $8,200 for the Great Plains Food Bank between August 30 and September 14. That is enough money to supply more than 24,000 meals to help feed the hungry. Anyone who visited a participating SpartanNash owned retail store or fuel…

Fake Money Making the Rounds in the Metro

In one case, the fake bill was exchanged in a Facebook purchase

  FARGO, ND — Police are reminding you to check those large bills. Fake money is turning up again in the metro. Police in Moorhead and Fargo each took a report of fake money being passed on Sunday. In one case, the fake bill was exchanged in a Facebook purchase. Police said they are seeing more movie prop money being…

New Mississippi Valley Division Commander Meets with Gov. Burgum, Sen. Hoeven Over Flood Diversion Efforts

Major General Kaiser says the most important thing that came out of today's meeting is hearing about both Minnesota and North Dakota working together toward a common goal

FARGO, ND — The F–M Flood Diversion project has caused controversy for years but now Governor Dayton and Governor Burgum are working together for permanent flood protection. “The engineers are confident they can solve it,” said Gov. Burgum. “It’ll take some engineering skills, it’s going to take some political skill, it’s going to take some give and collaboration for us…