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City of Fargo Celebrates Completion of Phase One of Main Avenue Makeover

Built in the 1950's, Main Avenue is one of the oldest roads in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — The city of Fargo is celebrating a major change in what locals call the SoMa neighborhood. That’s the area South of Main Avenue. It was recently gutted and reconstructed as part one of the Main Avenue Makeover project. “The biggest improvements are the infrastructure improvements that the drainage — some of the original infrastructure underneath the road…

10-Year-Old Author Raising Money for Clean Water in Africa

Sawyer Anderson will soon be published on three different continents

WEST FARGO, N.D. — It all started with Sawyer Anderson selling cookies at her grandma’s garage sale to raise money for those in Africa with no clean drinking water. The 10–year–old West Fargo author wrote “Water Works”, a book about her mission to raise thousands of dollars to help bring clean water to Zambia. She was inspired to make a…

Fargo Police Addresses Public’s Concern Over New Headquarters Location

Some are worried there will no longer be a police presence downtown

FARGO, N.D. — The new Fargo Police Headquarters on 25th Street and 1st Avenue North is open. The Fargo Police locations in downtown and on 25th Street South are closed to the public. Some people are sharing their concerns online about the department’s move. One of the biggest worries is no longer having a police presence downtown. Fargo Police officials…

ND Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread Begins Re-Election Campaign

NORTH DAKOTA – North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread is running for re-election. While in office, the Republican has worked to trim the state budget, lower healthcare premiums for farmers and worked with the state to fight insurance fraud. Godfread also helped create the Autism Bulletin to help provide treatment options for kids and families affected with the disorder. “I…

Metro COG Working Towards Finalizing Transportation Plan

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo-Moorhead area cities’ and Cass and Clay Counties’ planning commissions and the Metropolitan Council of Governments discuss finalizing the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan. It covers agency goals, future transportation needs and projects expected to be needed over the next 25 years. The plan hopes to improve transit access, promote projects supporting regional economic growth and increase walking…

Fargo Police Opening New Headquarters to the Public

It's been under construction for the past few months

FARGO, N.D. — As the city of Fargo continues to grow, so does its police department. According to its 2018 Annual Report, Fargo Police hired 15 new officers just last year. But while they were out keeping trouble off the streets, the officers faced a different kind of problem back at the station. “We just outgrew the other building that…

Moorhead celebrates first-ever Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The city passed a resolution in July to mark it an official holiday

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The city of Moorhead celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day as an official holiday for the first time. The city council passed a resolution in July to mark the second Monday of every October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Moorhead Mayor Jonathan Judd says this is a celebration that “knows no geographical boundaries.” Events throughout the day like a prayer…

Air Search To Resume For Missing Single-Engine Plane

The blue and white Cessna went missing Thursday between Aberdeen, South Dakota, and Oakes, North Dakota

OAKES, N.D. — Air Force helicopters brought in to help search for a missing plane and its pilot are scheduled to resume operations. Aerial crews including the North Dakota and South Dakota wings of the Civil Air Patrol and U.S. Air Force were grounded by bad weather on Saturday. The blue and white single-engine Cessna went missing Thursday between Aberdeen,…