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Prairie Roots “Soft Opening” Welcomes Hundreds of Customers

The first food co-op in Fargo is officially open for business

FARGO, ND — Owners said the future is bright for Prairie Roots, Fargo’s first food co-op. It’s been about five years in the making. “We’re just really happy to open the doors and show people this space and support local producers,” said¬†Kurt Kopperud, general manager of the store. Staff call it a soft opening, but hundreds poured in for a…

Inside Sanford’s New $500 Million Medical Center

The New Sanford Medical Center is giving visitors a chance to see the building and areas they may never see again

FARGO, ND — The New Sanford Medical Center is giving visitors a chance to see the building and areas they may never see again. The new $500 million facility¬†is opening on July 25th, which is just around the corner but for the first time, visitors are getting a tour of the building. “I think one of the most impressive things…

Big Name Celebrities Celebrate Sanford’s “Milestone” in Concert

Fergie, Lionel Richie, Josh Duhamel and Carzon Wentz greeted thousands in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Some big name celebrities came to Fargo to celebrate a new hospital. Most of them have North Dakota ties. “I love this state so much,” said Josh Duhamel to a crowd near Sanford’s new medical center. “I’m so proud to be back here.” Josh Duhamel and Carson Wentz joined Fergie and Lionel Richie to celebrate Sanford’s new…

Roberts Commons “RoCo” Parking Ramp Opens in Downtown Fargo

Roberts Commons Parking Garage is now open on the corner of Roberts Street and 2nd avenue North and people are excited

FARGO, ND — With new restaurants and stores popping up in downtown Fargo, more people are heading out on the town. A convenient new spot is now open to help make those trips much smoother. Downtown Fargo is booming with locals and guests. The hustle and bustle is great for the town, but hard for parking. To solve that problem,…

New Police Chief Finalists Awaiting A Decision

It is now a waiting game for the finalists for West Fargo Police Chief

WEST FARGO, ND — The candidates for West Fargo Police Chief met with city officials on a more personal basis and are now waiting on a decision. It is now a waiting game for the finalists for West Fargo Police Chief. Each candidate had the opportunity to meet with city officials, interview panelists and officers in the department. “We thought…

Prince’s Legendary “Purple Rain” to be Re-Released with New Music Added

Two remastered versions of the 1984 album will be released on June 23rd

  NATIONAL — Prince’s landmark album, “Purple Rain” is set to be re-released this summer with some never-before heard songs added. Two remastered versions of the 1984 album will be released on June 23rd. Prince was in the middle of preparing the release of the two-disc “Purple Rain Delux” set, which includes six unreleased tracks. An expanded edition will include…

Sanford Introduces New Facility’s Helipad

The AirMed team tested their first helicopter landing

FARGO, N.D. — Another exciting ‘first’ kicks off at Sanford’s new hospital. Sanford’s AirMed team began its first test landings and approaches at the new facility’s helipad. Sanford AirMed is an ambulance service that provides medical transport for critically ill or injured patients. They have a 40 year history and have flown more than 70,000 patients. Team members say they’re…

New Art Center Coming to Fargo this Summer

From concerts, to theater and even craft beer?

FARGO, N.D. — A new art center is coming to Fargo this summer. Jade Presents is renovating an old sunflower processing plant at the edge of downtown Fargo. Company officials want it to be a venue for many things like concerts, theater, and craft beers. They plan on renovating other buildings in this part of town and leasing them out…

Construction on New Sanford Facility Complete

The massive new Sanford Medical Center in South Fargo is officially finished

FARGO, N.D. — Construction on the new Sanford Medical Center in South Fargo is finally over. A chairman for Mortenson Construction handed over the keys to Paul Richard, Sanford’s Executive Vice President. Construction on the massive $494 million project began back in 2012, building from a completely empty plot of land. Sanford officials say more than 4,000 workers from across…

New Details Released in Fargo Christmas Eve Killing

The name of the victim has been revealed in newly released court documents

FARGO, N.D. Timothy Porter, the Fargo man accused of killing a man on Christmas Eve is now charged with murder. He just had his first appearance in court. The court appearance was brief. “Because this is a felony, we’re not going to take any kind of plea from you today. Instead, we’re going to set the case on for your…