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Blaze Burns Nome Church to the Ground Owned by Craig Cobb

Small flames were still burning when news crews arrived and the smell of smoke filled the air of the small town.

NOME, N.D. — Crews in Nome, North Dakota responded to a call about a church on fire just after four o’clock. But this isn’t just any small country church, it is one recently purchased by self–proclaimed white supremacist Craig Cobb. When KVRR crews arrived just after 5:30, the entire church was burned to the ground. Small flames were still burning…

Leading Women Share Stories of Inspiration and Success

The fifth annual Leading Ladies Luncheon was held at the Fargo Holiday Inn

FARGO, N.D. — Women leaders in business, communication and the military shared their stories of success and life.  The fifth annual Leading Ladies Luncheon was held at the Fargo Holiday Inn. They gathered to celebration Women’s History Month. Panelists included the former executive director of the Fargo Theatre, an executive with Blue Cross Blue Shield North Dakota and an Army…

Great Rides Bike Share Preps for Third Season in Fargo

The first day of service will be Sunday

  FARGO, N.D. — Those popular green bikes are coming back this weekend. Great Rides Bike Share is preparing for its third season in Fargo. The first day of service will be Sunday. Stations are being installed and final testing is underway to make sure that 100 bikes and 11 stations are ready for riders. Since launching in 2015, a…

Parents of Andrew Sadek Testify in Senate Committee Hearing

She told a Senate Committee that potential informants should be better informed of their legal options to understand the risks they may be taking

  BISMARCK, N.D. — Emotional testimony from the parents of Andrew Sadek in Bismarck. Tammy Sadek fought back tears as she talked about her 20-year-old son who had been recruited by police to become a drug informant after he was accused of selling marijuana. The NDSCS student went missing in May 2014 and was later found dead. Sadek believes her…

Sen. Heitkamp Questions Border Protection Officials on “Chronic Issues”

She says recent executive orders have not addressed staffing needs at the nation's ports of entry

WASHINGTON D.C. — The focus turns to the 5,500-mile long northern border in the U.S. Senate. Senator Heidi Heitkamp questioned key border protection officials about what she called “chronic issues” faced at the 120 ports of entry. She says recent executive orders have not addressed staffing needs at the nation’s ports of entry. Heitkamp also shared a story of one…

UND Hockey Hoping to Take Advantage of Power Play vs. BU

Boston University has fourth-best penalty kill in the country

FARGO, N.D. — As the University of North Dakota prepares for its West Region game against Boston University, the Fighting Hawks are looking to find a way through the Terriers’ penalty kill. BU is the fourth best team in the country while short-handed, killing off 87 percent of penalties. UND thrives with the man advantage, scoring all three of its goals…

Pushing the Boundaries? ND Lawmakers Consider Bill that Expands Jurisdiction of Campus Police

The bill is intended to protect the greater community and not just those on campus

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota lawmakers are considering a bill that expands the jurisdiction of campus police officers. A co–sponsor of the bill said it’s all about increasing public safety for the entire community and not just the school. Right now, campus police have no jurisdiction off campus. Lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow campus police to go…

Rosey’s Brings Grilled Cheese Bistro to Downtown Fargo

The restaurant and bar is also a cheese and seafood market

FARGO, N.D. — A highly anticipated grilled cheese bistro is now open in downtown Fargo. Rosey’s welcomed customers at its permanent location on north Broadway for the first time last week for dinner, and starting today for lunch. The owner hopes to also add Saturday brunch in the near future. The restaurant and bar is also a cheese and seafood…

GiGi’s Playhouse Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

The goal of World Down Syndrome Day is to spread acceptance, kindness and generosity for those with the disorder throughout the community

FARGO, N.D. — It’s World Down Syndrome Day and parents, families and others are celebrating. GiGi’s Playhouse in Fargo held its 2nd Annual Balloon Release to celebrate that extra 21st chromosome in those with Down syndrome. Following the balloon release, there were refreshments and playhouse tours. The goal of World Down Syndrome Day is to spread acceptance, kindness and generosity…

ND Senators, Mayors from Fargo-Moorhead Push for Federal Support of F-M Diversion

The budget the Trump administration released last week included a 16 percent cut to the Army Corps

  REGIONAL — North Dakota’s senators and mayors from Fargo and Moorhead are trying to keep the F-M Diversion on track. Senators Heitkamp and Hoeven along with Fargo Mayor Mahoney and Moorhead Mayor Williams met with White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney to urge him to continue federal support for the diversion. The budget the Trump administration released last week…