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Rain Can’t Rain on Jeremiah Program’s Parade

Work is set to begin on a new housing center that will support 20 single mothers in the metro

FARGO, ND — Getting a degree comes with its own set of battles while raising a child on your own. The Jeremiah Program is one step closer to help make earning a diploma a reality for 20 families in the metro. Work is set to begin on a new housing center that will support 20 single mothers in the metro….

North Dakota’s Court System Overloaded with Opiate Crimes

Myers says law enforcement cannot arrest their way out of the crisis

  BISMARCK, ND — The opiate crisis in North Dakota is having a major impact on the court system. U.S. Attorney Chris Myers says 37 people have been charged or sentenced with heroin or fentanyl related crimes in federal court in just the past two years. He says they have prosecuted more fentanyl-related cases in federal court in the past…

Xcel Energy Working to Restore Power to Grand Forks Area

Strong winds caused damage to trees and signs around Grand Forks

  GRAND FORKS, ND — Xcel Energy crews are working to restore power to approximately 1,500 customers around Grand Forks. That is down from the 8,500 that lost power due to the storm this morning. Strong winds caused damage to trees and signs around Grand Forks. A top gust of 70 miles per hour was reported at the airport this…

Not All Heroes Wear Capes: F-M Ambulance, F-M RedHawks Honor Local Heroes who Saved Lives

It's not just people in uniform rescuing those in trouble

FARGO, ND — First responders fight to save lives every day. It’s not just people in uniform rescuing those in trouble. It’s Super Hero Night at Newman Outdoor Field and while many people are dressed up in costume, not all heroes wear capes. Seven local heroes are receiving F-M Ambulance’s Citizen’s Life Saver Award. Five of those being recognized are…

New Additions Coming to Red River Market

On top of some new vendors, organizers want to make the market a little brighter

FARGO, ND– It’s a place you can buy local, eat well and have fun. Volunteers gathered downtown to help set up for the Red River Market in downtown Fargo. Shoppers will soon see a new stage that will host performers each Saturday. The additional section will also include more seating. The market runs every Saturday through the months of July…

Gavin DeGraw Scheduled to Play Fargo Theatre

The multi-platinum selling and Grammy nominated recording artist is coming to the Fargo Theatre on Sunday, September 10th at 8 p.m.

FARGO, ND — Gavin DeGraw is ready to set the city on fire. The multi-platinum selling and Grammy nominated recording artist is coming to the Fargo Theatre on Sunday, September 10th at 8 p.m. It’s part of his first ever stripped down tour. DeGraw is known for his hit songs like “Chariot, “”I Don’t Want to Be,” “Not Over You”…

Winning $150,000 Powerball Ticket Redeemed

Won During June 7 Drawing

BISMARCK, N.D. — A North Dakota Powerball player has claimed a $150,000 prize from the drawing last Wednesday. The winner from Trenton, who chose to remain anonymous, hit it big with a quick pick ticket. The person matched 4 out of 5 white balls plus the Powerball. The Powerball jackpot for last Saturday night rose to $477 million. One ticket…

Gov. Burgum, Lt. Gov. Sanford Fighting Subpoena in McKenzie County Sheriff’s Case

Schwartzenberger is pleading not guilty in the case and a trial is set for September

  BISMARCK, ND — Governor Burgum and Lt. Governor Sanford are being subpoenaed in the removal case of the McKenzie County Sheriff who is accused of bullying and misusing a county credit card. An attorney for Sheriff Gary Schwartzenberger says Gov. Burgum’s office intervened improperly in the case by contacting the special prosecutor. But Gov. Burgum and Lt. Gov. Sanford…

West Fargo Firefighters Battle Auto Shop Blaze in 90-Degree Temps

Westbound lanes on Main Avenue were shut down from 45th to 17th Street.

WEST FARGO, ND — Cars were forced to take different routes as crews responded to an auto shop fire in West Fargo. Westbound lanes on Main Avenue were shut down from 45th to 17th Street. Officials say a fire started on the 1900 block of Main Avenue West at the end of a long commercial structure that holds vehicles. Crews…

Officers Help Ignite the Opening Ceremony for Special Olympics in North Dakota

Athletes and law enforcement officers from many parts of the state step into the 2017 Law Enforcement Torch Run

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of families ran with officers from the far reaches of North Dakota to light up the state’s Summer Special Olympics. They’re celebrating 45 years of giving North Dakotans the opportunity to become athletes. “When you talk to our athletes, what they talk about is having an opportunity to participate just like an NDSU athlete, a Fargo/Davies…