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Generosity of donors sweeps Red River Valley for Giving Hearts Day

The millions of dollars raised are being put right back into communities across the region

RED RIVER VALLEY — Raising a child who has mobility challenges can be tough. “All too often, you kind of get discounted and put off to the side when you’re in a wheelchair. You have a mobility challenge, you can’t, you don’t know where you fit in and that’s where Hope comes in. You know, we welcome everybody into our…

North Dakota, Tribes Reach Settlement Over Voter ID Lawsuit

The proposed federal consent decree was announced Thursday.

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota has reached a proposed settlement with American Indians who sued over the state’s voter ID laws. The proposed federal consent decree announced jointly Thursday by tribal lawyers and the state comes after a federal judge ruled tribes have a right to challenge the state’s requirement that voters have ID with a verified street address. Native Americans have…

“Ties and Tiaras” Valentine’s dance celebrates local families while giving back

It's Mission Fargo's first year hosting the event

FARGO, N.D. — A local organization is encouraging families to dance the night away while giving back to the community. Mission Fargo is hosting its first ever Ties and Tiaras Valentine’s Dance at the Ramada in Fargo. The father-daughter dance is for families to let loose and have fun while raising money for Mission Fargo’s Lost Boys Fund. The organization…

Democratic-NPL Party not concerned Iowa issues could happen in ND caucus

NORTH DAKOTA – The Democratic-NPL Chair says North Dakotans shouldn’t worry about results being delayed like in Iowa. It’s a different process for voting in North Dakota’s caucus on March 10th. You can request a mail-in ballot by phone, email or online and send it in by March 5th. There are also 14 locations to vote in person in the…

Local brewery raises money for American Cancer Society

Drumconrath's first-ever "Pints With A Purpose" initiative launches one day before World Cancer Day

FARGO, N.D. — The 20th annual World Cancer Day is on Tuesday. The American Cancer Society estimates this year alone, there will be over 4,000 new cancer patients in North Dakota. It predicts over 1,000 will have their lives taken. “A lot of people don’t really — I feel like they don’t quite understand that just how many people are…

Hornbacher’s makes record donation to Great Plains Food Bank

The grocery store's Feed Hope campaign raised over $80,000

FARGO, N.D. — Hornbacher’s has once again joined forces with the Great Plains Food Bank to try and end hunger in the metro. Through its Feed Hope campaign, Hornbacher’s raised over $80,000 in December for the food bank. That’s the biggest donation by the grocery store chain since the campaign’s launch 9 years ago. Customers were asked to make donations…

Shelley Lenz launches campaign for ND Governor

NORTH DAKOTA – A veterinarian from western North Dakota is seeking the Democratic-NPL endorsement for governor. Shelley Lenz lives in Killdeer and Dickinson and has veterinary clinics in those cities. She previously served as a school board member in Killdeer. Lenz says she will be a voice for small businesses, families and communities she says are “getting squeezed as North…

“Cares for Kids” Radiothon raises money for Sanford Children’s Hospital

Three local radio stations join forces for the event

FARGO, N.D. — Nine-month-old Ava is now strong and healthy, but when she was born at just 23 weeks, her home for more than six months would be the NICU at Sanford Children’s Hospital. “One saying that we always go back to is, ‘You never realize how strong you are until being strong is the only option you have,’ and…

ND Receives Low Grades On American Lung Association’s Tobacco Report

The report is from the American Lung Association's annual "State of Tobacco Control" report.

NORTH DAKOTA – One of the lowest grades were given for the state’s tobacco tax, which is only 44 cents per pack. “We received an F in our tobacco tax. We are the fourth lowest state as far as tobacco tax goes in our nation, and that’s important because we talk about raising the price of tobacco, we do a…

Update: Victim In Northwood Shooting Identified

The 15 year old victim is Jonah Borth of Grand Forks.

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, ND — 32 year old Samantha Wilson made her first appearance in court in the shooting death of 15 year old Jonah Borth of Grand Forks. According to the Grand Forks Sheriff’s Department, 3 other people were in the home at the time of the shooting. They include Ray Borth, father of the victim and suspect Wilson’s…