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New American Support Group Celebrates Volunteers

The New American Consortium for Wellness and Empowerment is celebrating it's volunteers

The New American Consortium for Wellness and Empowerment is celebrating those who give of their time. Volunteers gathered for an African style lunch catered by Madina Cuisine and reflected on their efforts. The volunteer based consortium is made up of three nonprofit organizations that share a vision of building a stronger community. The organization offers programs for new Americans including…

College Softball: Hawks Split Double Header with Portland State

UND's Marina Marzolino Homers in Game 2 victory.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – After suffering a 5-0 loss in extra innings to start the day, the University of North Dakota softball team rallied for a 6-4 win in the nightcap of Friday’s doubleheader against Portland State. Redshirt junior pitcher Kaylin VanDomelen did everything she could in the first game to get UND the victory, but Portland State’s pitcher…

Fargo’s Mayor Mahoney Releases Statement on Racist Posters Found Downtown

Mayor Mahoney called these posters discriminatory and divisive

  FARGO, ND — Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney says discriminatory posters circulating downtown do not represent the people of the city. Earlier this week, posters signed by The Flyovers which showed white supremacist beliefs were seen in a back alley by Wurst Bier Hall. Mayor Mahoney called these posters discriminatory and divisive. He says they do not value the city’s…

Grand Forks Woman Cited After Fleeing Crash with Baby

Witness told police Jasmine Davis, who was allegedly driving one of the vehicles ran to a nearby apartment building with a baby

  GRAND FORKS, ND — A Grand Forks driver is ticketed after running from the scene of a crash with a baby and hiding at a nearby apartment building. Police responded to 13th Avenue Sound and South Columbia road where two vehicles had collided at an intersection. Witness told police Jasmine Davis, who was allegedly driving one of the vehicles…

“Take Your Child to Work Day” Means Milestone for Local Radio Host

Twins take over the radio for a day, a role their parents never thought could be a possibility

FARGO, ND — Kids around the nation are getting a look into their parent’s lives on “Take your child to work day”. But for one local radio host, this is more than just a fun day…it’s a milestone for his family. We know him as “Zero” on the Y–94 Playhouse morning show. “I’ll be doing the dishes and I can…

Minnesota Health Department Confirms Measles Outbreak

All cases are involving children

HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Health confirms 29 known measles cases. The newest reported case is in Stearns County, west of the Twin Cities. The other 28 cases are in Hennepin County, and all 29 involve children under the age of 5. There are no reported cases in North Dakota. Measles is often recognized by a rash that…

High Risk Sex Offender Takes Up Residence in Grand Forks

He has two convictions for Corruption of a Minor and Gross Sexual Imposition in 2010

  GRAND FORKS, ND — A high-risk sex offender is out of custody and living in Grand Forks. Police say Brandon Kuntz has moved to 2006 Dyke Avenue #3. He has two convictions for Corruption of a Minor and Gross Sexual Imposition in 2010. He will have to register as a sex offender for life. Categories: Community, Crime, Local News,…

North Dakota Legislature Adjourns for 2017 Session

Leaders thanked members in each party and their staffs for all of their work to get the session done before the mandated 80-day cutoff

  BISMARCK, ND — After four months and 77 days in session, the North Dakota legislature has adjourned the 2017 session. Leaders thanked members in each party and their staffs for all of their work to get the session done before the mandated 80-day cutoff. Gov. Burgum thanked the legislature for “working with the executive branch and other state agencies…

Wells County Sheriff Resigns, Deputies Fired

The state's attorney says an investigation is underway

  WELLS COUNTY, ND — The sheriff of Wells County, North Dakota has abruptly resigned. Johnny Lawson says he stepped down for personal reasons. The county commission has also fired his two deputies. The state’s attorney says an investigation is underway. Lawson has asked people to pray for himself and his family as they continue on to new adventures. Sheriff’s…

Eight Extradited from Jamaica to North Dakota Over Lottery Scam

The eight suspects have appeared in federal court in Bismarck

  BISMARCK, ND — Eight more people have been extradited from Jamaica to North Dakota in a lottery scam. The eight suspects have appeared in federal court in Bismarck. Four pleaded not guilty. Four didn’t enter pleas because their public defenders weren’t present. All were ordered held until detention hearings. Authorities allege the scam bilked at least 90 mostly elderly…