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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…

North Dakota Authorities Capture Wanted Montana Fugitive

Multiple agencies and K-9's were used in the search for Berger and he was tracked down about 5 hours after the manhunt was launched

  CASS COUNTY, N.D. — A Montana fugitive was arrested north of Fargo last night after a lengthy search. Aragorn Berger, 41, stole a car in Fargo and ran from authorities after they responded to a report of a suspicious person Wednesday afternoon near Argusville. Multiple agencies and K-9’s were used in the search for Berger and he was tracked…

ND Senate Kills Gun Measure Endorsed by House

The House had overwhelmingly endorsed the bill earlier this month

  BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Senate has killed a measure that would allow any elected official to carry a hidden firearm in a government building or at a public gathering. The House had overwhelmingly endorsed the bill earlier this month. Sen. Kelly Armstrong says Senate and House negotiators could not agree on some provisions in the bill. He…

Sterns to Appear Before ND Historic Preservation Board in Effort to Save Fargo Home

It's the first step in the process to getting their house listed on the National Register of Historic Places

  FARGO, N.D. — John and Sherri Stern are taking the next step to save their Fargo house which was designed by a member of Frank Lloyd Wright’s family. The Sterns will appear before the North Dakota Historic Preservation Review Board next Friday. It’s the first step in the process to getting their house listed on the National Register of…

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations to be Installed in North Dakota

They will be paid for by the state's share of the record settlement in the Volkswagen diesel emissions cheating scandal

  NORTH DAKOTA — Electric vehicle charging stations are coming to North Dakota. They would be located along I-29 and 94 and Highway 2. They will be paid for by the state’s share of the record settlement in the Volkswagen diesel emissions cheating scandal. Fargo Parking Commission member Mike Williams says 15% of the $7.5 million must be used for…

Session Time Ticking as ND Lawmakers Rush to Finish in Time

This is day 72, and lawmakers may meet Saturday as they work to resolve remaining bills and agree on a budget

  BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Legislature is racing to finish its work five days before the constitutional 80-day limit. This is day 72, and lawmakers may meet Saturday as they work to resolve remaining bills and agree on a budget. The session opened in January with more than 800 measures. Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner says there were…

Grand Forks Police Investigating Body Found Near the Red River

The body was discovered by a woman walking along the bike path

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Police are investigating a body found by the Red River. Authorities responded to a call of a deceased man found along the banks of the river in Lincoln Drive Park shortly before 5:30 p.m. The body was discovered by a woman walking along the bike path. The man’s identity is being withheld until the…