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Fargo’s First Go Red for Women Luncheon

More than 100 women gathered proudly for Fargo's first ever Go Red Luncheon.

At least one in three women live with some form of heart disease. People are ready to see that number go down. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women. What many people don’t know is that about 80% of cardiovascular diseases is preventable. The American Heart Association held Fargo’s first ever Go Red For Women Luncheon. This…

Leader of Standing Rock Tribe Says DAPL Protesters are Undermining Legal Efforts

Authorities arrested 74 protesters on Wednesday, including former Democratic candidate for U.S. House, Chase Iron Eyes

  Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault is criticizing Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents who set up a camp on private land. He says the move undermines the tribe’s efforts to make a legitimate case against the pipeline, which the tribe says threatens its drinking water. Authorities arrested 74 protesters after they set up tee-pees Wednesday on land owned by…

NDSU Students Rally Support Against Restrictive Education Bills

Student government officials believe the bills would do more harm than good

NDSU student government organized an on–campus letter writing campaign. The student body was invited to stop by Memorial Union to write letters to state lawmakers in opposition to two bills under consideration. One would raise tuition for Minnesota residents attending North Dakota state schools, and the other would limit the number of out–of–state students that attend schools such as NDSU….

Senator Heitkamp Crosses Party Lines to Confirm President’s Pick for Secretary of State

Rex Tillerson is a former CEO of Exxon Mobil

The Republican-led Senate has confirmed Rex Tillerson as President Trump’s secretary of state. Senators voted 56-43 largely along party lines to approve Tillerson’s nomination to be the nation’s chief diplomat. He is the former CEO of Exxon Mobil. They got help from several Democrats who crossed party lines including Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota. “And I will tell you…

The Great Plains Food Bank Helps North Dakota’s New Face of Hunger

The food bank delivered almost 800,000 pounds of food in 2016

FARGO, N.D. — The Great Plains Food Bank has been helping the less–fortunate in our community since 2008, and they rely on donations from the public. The demand for their food increases every year, and it comes from places you might not expect. The Great Plains Food Bank’s mobile pantry delivers food to the needy across North Dakota. “The mobile…

Fargo Police Make Arrest on Robbery Suspects

The two suspects allegedly pointed a gun at their victim before throwing him out of their car

  Fargo Police make an arrest of two suspects in an armed robbery that happened Monday afternoon. Police say 23-year-old Peter Fineboy and 20-year-old Hutchingson Davies approached the victim on the 2500 block of Broadway North and offered him a ride. The victim says the men pointed a gun at him and demanded money before throwing him out of the car…

Senator John Hoeven Meets with President Trump’s Ag Secretary Pick

Senator Hoeven and Governor Perdue have worked together for many years on issues in the Ag industry

Senator Hoeven has spent some time with President Trump’s Ag Secretary nominee. Hoeven and Sonny Perdue, the former governor of Georgia, talked about the importance of building a coalition to pass a new farm bill. He says they also talked about maintaining strong crop insurance options for farmers and ranchers. Hoeven is a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee and…

Repeal of ND Blue Law Still Alive in Legislature

The legislation is now headed to the senate with supporters hoping it passes

  The battle over Sunday shopping restrictions in North Dakota isn’t over yet. The house has voted to reconsider a bill to repeal the state’s blue laws. The vote was 48 to 46. The bill had failed on Monday after a vote of 50 to 44 in the house. It was reintroduced by state Rep. Pamela Anderson of Fargo, who…

Valley City Student Dies After Medical Call to High School

Valley City High School 9th grader David Lynch died Monday afternoon at the local hospital

Family, friends and classmates of a Valley City High School 9th grader are in mourning. David Lynch died Monday afternoon in a Valley City hospital. An autopsy is being done in Grand Forks to determine his cause of death. Valley City Public School Superintendent Josh Johnson released a statement saying in part: “Our students and staff are pulling together to…