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Local organization trains community on preventing child sexual abuse

Stand to Protect launched its education pilot program in 2019

FARGO, N.D. — Some say child sexual abuse is an invisible health crisis happening all around us. Last year alone, the Red River Children’s Advocacy Center conducted more than 350 forensic interviews with children who were sexually abused in the region. According to local experts, only 16 percent of victims report their sexual abuse during childhood, and the effects of…

Code Red Issued for Chaffee, North Dakota Due To Individual In Crisis

People are asked to stay clear of the area

CHAFFEE, N.D. — An individual in crisis has authorities issuing a Code Red in rural Chaffee, North Dakota, about 40 minutes west of the metro. Cass County Sheriff’s Office says the individual is dealing with a mental health crisis. They ask that everyone stay clear of the area until the situation is resolved. Sheriff Jesse Jahner is on-scene and will…

North Dakota Agriculture Leaders React To Phase One Trade Agreement

North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, who was at the signing, says this is a big first step in the right direction.

WASHINGTON — After President Trump signed the Phase One Trade Agreement with China, markets are now being reopen after nearly two years of tariffs. North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, who was at the signing, says this is a big first step in the right direction. “I really feel there is a lot of value here because it adds stability…

Sandy’s Donuts to provide vegan options

Vegan donuts will be available at all locations beginning Tuesday

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Sandy’s Donuts is revealing a new recipe for vegans who still want to indulge. Vegan donuts will be available at all Sandy’s locations starting Tuesday morning. The shop is offering seven different kinds, including glazed, cookies and cream, and dark chocolate. The treats are made without any milk or egg products. The owner of Sandy’s says…

U.S. Senate Resolution Honors Life & Service of the Late Jocelyn Burdick

She served for three months in the Senate after her husband, Senator Quentin Burdick, passed away in 1992

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The first woman to represent North Dakota in the U.S. Senate is honored on the Senate floor. North Dakota Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer introduced a Senate resolution to honor the life and service of the late Jocelyn Burdick. She served for three months in the Senate after her husband, Senator Quentin Burdick, passed away in…

Kulm, North Dakota Man Dies In One-Vehicle Crash Near Fredonia

North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the victim as 20-year-old Garrett Nelson

FREDONIA, N.D. — A young Kulm, North Dakota man is dead after a one-vehicle crash just west of Fredonia. North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the victim as 20-year-old Garrett Nelson. They say Nelson was driving on Highway 13 around 11:30 last night when he began to leave the road and overcorrected. Nelson’s vehicle rolled and he was thrown. He…

USDA Provides Loans and Grants to help ‘ReConnect’ Rural North Dakota

The grants are part of the ReConnect pilot program, which will provide $23 million in grants and loans to rural North Dakota telecom cooperatives to expand their coverage to cover nearly 2000 miles of un-serviced land.

FARGO, N.D. – Over 2,000 households are set to receive gigabit internet access after grants from the USDA will help expand fiber projects in rural North Dakota. The grants are part of the ReConnect pilot program, which will provide $23 million in grants and loans to rural North Dakota telecom cooperatives to expand their coverage to cover nearly 2000 miles…

Curbside recycling coming to Casselton

CASSELTON, N.D. – Cassleton has approved curbside recycling pickup. The city has begun to work with contractors and believes that the curbside pickup service will begin this summer. Cassleton is one of the last larger communities to adopt curbside pickup in Cass County. Officials believe that this is a major step forward for the city becoming more environmentally friendly. “We’ve…

UND Football Player Seriously Hurt In Skiing Accident In Colorado

Hunter Pinke suffered trauma to his head and back and has a severed spinal cord

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A UND football player has a long road ahead of him after a skiing accident in Colorado right after Christmas. Hunter Pinke suffered trauma to his head and back and has a severed spinal cord. UND Head Football Coach Bubba Schweigert says Pinke is the spiritual leader of the team. He says he is very courageous and…