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Two years following Cameron Bolton’s death, his organ donations continue impacting lives

Cameron died on July 2, 2018 from injuries he incurred in a car crash

FARGO, N.D. — July 2nd marks exactly two years since 22-year-old Cameron Bolton died of his injuries following a car crash a few miles west of Fargo. For Sarah Fisher, this time of year brings back vivid memories of a tragedy no mother should have to experience. “I actually saw Cameron’s accident on the news that night, and I thought,…

Fireworks sales booming amid pandemic

FARGO, N.D. — Fireworks sales across the metro are booming, and the pandemic may be a factor. With official 4th of July celebrations canceled, those at Memory Fireworks say many customers are celebrating on their own. The fireworks retailer ordered more inventory than ever this year. Even so, staff is having a hard time keeping some fan favorites like the…

Arrest made after stabbing outside The Empire

FARGO, N.D. – A woman is arrested after a stabbing outside The Empire in downtown Fargo. Officers responded around 4:00 Tuesday and arrested 21 year old Tonisha Salazar of Fargo for suspicion of aggravated assault and giving false information to law enforcement. The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Categories: Crime, Local News Tags: empire, FARGO,…

ND Long-Term Care Facilities Move Into 2nd Phase Of Re-Opening

That will allow indoor visits between residents and family members.

NORTH DAKOTA – In a meeting with the Reuniting Residents and Families Task Force, North Dakota health officials say all but one facility has met the reopening criteria and it’s at least in phase one. The health department is helping 114 facilities progress into phase two. That will allow indoor visits between residents and family members. Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, Local…

Dozens in MN, ND sick with intestinal illness linked to bagged salads

More than 200 people in the Midwest have been infected with Cyclospora

MINNESOTA & NORTH DAKOTA — An outbreak of Cyclospora has hit eight Midwestern states, including both Minnesota and North Dakota. According to the CDC, 25 Minnesotans and six North Dakotans have been infected. “Cyclospora is a parasite that causes a diarrheal illness, and it is transmitted by consuming food or water contaminated with feces that contains the parasite,” says Essentia…

Investigation into former Dep. Chief Todd Osmundson over, no charges filed

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Police Chief David Todd says the investigation into former Deputy Chief Todd Osmundson’s actions during downtown riots is over and he has not been charged with any crimes. Todd says that’s because of what he calls “the fact others engaging in similar conduct in plain view were also not investigated.” Osmundson admitted to carrying an open…

Ubuntu Racial Dialogue serves as safe, peaceful setting for conversations around racial inequality

FARGO, N.D. — As president of MSUM’s Students Internationally Together organization, Joseph Lewis says he’s always been involved in conversations regarding diversity. He created the Ubuntu Racial Dialogue events as a way for the community to come together and simply listen to one another. Most importantly, he says it’s a way for those who’ve been oppressed to have their voices…

COVID-19 By The Numbers For Our Region

North Dakota, South Dakota & Minnesota

Minnesota has eight new coronavirus deaths including a person in their 80’s in the northern Minnesota county of Koochiching. The state is reporting another 523 cases of COVID-19. Nearly 31,000 people have recovered from the virus. A Cass County woman in her 80’s has died of COVID-19 bringing North Dakota’s death toll to 79. The county has 15 of the…

6 People In North Dakota Get Sick From Bagged Salad

The CDC says 206 cases from eight states have been reported

BISMARCK, N.D. — A parasite called cyclospora being found in bagged salad mixes has sickened at least six people in North Dakota. All six ate the Marketside brand salad which is sold at ALDI, Hy-Vee, Jewel-Osco and Walmart. The bagged salads are being recalled in 12 states including North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota. Other bagged salads being recalled include…