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Grand Forks Neighborhood Busy Cleaning Up Storm Damage

Some homeowners say they got up to two feet of water in their basements

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —  Nothing says “congrats on getting hitched” like coming back home to this. “We didn’t expect anything like this to happen. We were in Devil’s Lake this weekend coming back home from getting married and my wife pulled in first and she noticed all the garbage on the street and everything was underwater. Water was gone but…

Willow Park Elementary School Opens in West Fargo

It is both the newest and largest elementary school in the district

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Willow Park Elementary School held its open house where students and parents got to tour the school and meet teachers. It is both the newest and largest elementary school in West Fargo. Most of the staff was already employed with the district. The principal, Ethan Ehlert, says one of the unique things about the school is a…

Volunteers Team Up to Build a Handicap Accessible Ramp for Man Battling Cancer

George Rick of Moorhead is battling stage four liver cancer

MOORHEAD, Minn. — For many years, George Rick made an impact on his neighborhood by lending a hand whenever he could. “Well he was always willing to help people when they needed help. I know he helped people build garages and do roofs and put in windows. He’s just always there to help people,” said Eileen Rick, George’s wife. But when…

Luna Fargo Puts on Second Annual Block Party

Vendors included local farmers, Scoop–n–Dough, Off the Deck Hot Sauce and more

  FARGO, N.D. — Ribfest may be over but summer festivities are only beginning. Luna Fargo put on their second summer block party this year in historic Midtown. Vendors included local farmers, Scoop–n–Dough, Off the Deck Hot Sauce and more. Last year was the first block party Luna threw where they expected about 250 people, but more than 800 people showed…

Arlette Preston Announces Candidacy for Fargo City Commission

She was on the commission 18 years ago

FARGO, N.D. —  A Fargo woman who was on the city commission 18 years ago is running for a seat again. Arlette Preston announced her candidacy Tuesday morning. The former school board member and one–time candidate for mayor of Fargo says the city is at a crucial turning point with a growing population and increasing influence. Preston wants to focus on…

Moorhead Planning Commission Votes For ‘Conditional Use’ on Residential Lots

Homeowners want to preserve the historic Comstock neighborhood

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead homeowners in the Comstock neighborhood want the city to change its rules to keep parking lots away from their properties. Current city law allows lots to be built without public notification. People took to City Hall to advocate for a conditional use permit, which means a public hearing and certain standards would have to be met before…

Grand Forks Police Investigating Home Burglaries

In each case, the homes were entered by force and jewelry and other small items were taken

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police in Grand Forks are investigating a string of home burglaries. Three burglaries were reported Wednesday evening in the 1500 block of Hammerling Drive and the 1400 block of 14th Avenue South. In each case, the homes were entered by force and jewelry and other small items were taken. Police say these burglaries are similar in…

Grand Forks Police Report More Home Break-Ins

They don't know who the suspects might be

GRAND FORKS, ND — Police in Grand Forks are warning tonight that more homes are being broken in to. Police say there have been nine burglaries where suspects forced their way into homes and stole property since November third. They don’t know who the suspects might be. Most of the burglaries are in the area north of Demers Avenue, east…

Fargo City Commission Approves Downtown Master Plan

Fargo's Downtown Infocus blueprint has been designed to provide recommendations for the next 100 years

FARGO, ND — The Fargo City Commission has approved the downtown master plan, which means change is in store. “Downtown is great already and so this is really just about taking it to that next level,” said Nicole Crutchfield, a planning administrator with the City of Fargo. Fargo’s Downtown Infocus blueprint has been designed to provide recommendations for the next…