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Interviews for New West Fargo Police Chief to Begin Next Week

Twelve people have applied for the position including four current members of the West Fargo Police Department

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — The first round of interviews for a new police chief in West Fargo may begin late next week. The city is looking for a replacement for fired chief Michael Reitan. Twelve people have applied for the position including four current members of the West Fargo Police Department. A city spokeswoman says the applications are still…

Grand Forks International Airport to Conduct Active Shooter Drill

It'll be held in the Byron L. Dorgan Passenger Terminal starting at 9 a.m

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks International Airport will be swarming with law enforcement Wednesday morning. Grand Forks Police and airport staff will be conducting an active shooter drill. It’ll be held in the Byron L. Dorgan Passenger Terminal starting at 9 a.m. The training is for terminal tenants and airport staff to help them know what to do…

Broadway Intersections Closed for at Least Two Months

This is the first stage in a bigger project which will gradually affect the sections of Broadway between 12 Ave and 19th Ave North throughout next few months

  FARGO, N.D. — City workers closed off two Broadway intersections in Fargo for a two month long project. From 15th Ave to 16th Ave North, construction workers began making improvements to the roadways and installing new pipes. This is the first stage in a bigger project which will gradually affect the sections of Broadway between 12 Ave and 19th…

Everything is Awesome: Maple Family Dental in Horace Offering Exams for LEGOs

A local dentist is offering dental services in exchange for some toys

HORACE, N.D. — How would you like to get a dental exam and x–ray for only about $20? You can with some LEGOs. Maple Family Dental in Horace is teaming up with the organization “Do It Well” to bring children who are hospitalized long term, a new set of LEGOs. Now until Friday, if you bring in a new LEGO…

Gov. Burgum Signs “Andrew’s Law”

The bill clarifies the rights of people offered the role as a confidential drug informant

  BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Burgum has signed “Andrew’s Law” to establish protections for confidential drug informants. The action comes more than three years after 20-year-old college student Andrew Sadek was found dead in a river with a bullet in his head and a backpack of rocks tied to his body. His parents lobbied lawmakers to pass legislation so that…

ND Lawmakers Approve Measure Allowing Students to Participate in “Student-Initiated Prayer”

It's in response to a past Supreme Court ruling

NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota lawmakers have approved a measure that states students cannot be stopped from participating in any “student-initiated prayer” at public or non-public schools. Supporters of the measure said it’s in response to an incident at a football game two years ago between two parochial high schools during a playoff game. Because the playoff game was hosted…

Harlem Globetrotters Attempt Basketball Shot from Top of Bismarck Capitol Building

A couple of the Globetrotters joined the governor and were actually filming a segment for their upcoming appearance in Bismarck--VIDEO COURTESY OF THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS YOUTUBE

BISMARCK, N.D. — On Tuesday night, we told you about Governor Burgum’s attempts to shoot and make a basket from the top of the capitol building in Bismarck. A couple of the Globetrotters joined the governor and were actually filming a segment for their upcoming appearance in Bismarck. Actually, they are here in Fargo as we speak at Scheels Arena….

Things to Remember Before Hiring a Contractor

The BBB wants you to remember these tips to avoid losing money when hiring someone to fix your home

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police are taking to Facebook to remind us how to avoid scammers when it comes to home remodeling. They shared the Better Business Bureau’s “10 Things To Do When Hiring A Contractor” list. “There’s a lot of handymans out here that’s not too handy,” said David McCrakin, who owns J & J Repairs and Roofing LLC….

Minnesota Author, Illustrator Visits with Eagles Elementary Students

Anderson has illustrated more than 20 children's books and wrote 7 of his own

FARGO, N.D. — Imagine getting paid to make things up for a living. That’s what author and illustrator Derek Anderson says is the best part of his job. Students at Eagles Elementary School in Fargo heard how the Minneapolis based author turned his creativity into a career. Anderson has illustrated more than 20 children’s books and wrote seven of his…

Homeward Animal Shelter Celebrates Annual Spay-ghetti and No Balls Lunch

More than 300 people showed up to Homeward Animal Shelter's third annual Spay-ghetti and No Balls Lunch at the Holiday Inn in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Spaghetti without meatballs? A local animal shelter served this to encourage others to spay and neuter their pets. More than 300 people showed up to Homeward Animal Shelter’s third annual Spay-ghetti and No Balls Lunch at the Holiday Inn in Fargo. Bell, a pointer mix with three legs greeted visitors. Shelter staff also brought Chester, a Shepherd/Rottweiler…