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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sending Cleanup Crew to Main DAPL Protest Camp

Officials say they are concerned about an environmental disaster zone after early spring melting is mixing with human waste and garbage

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is sending a crew to help cleanup the main Dakota Access protest camp. Sen. Hoeven says the Corps has agreed to have a crew on site by the end of the week. He says the area needs to be cleared to help prevent an environmental disaster if the area…

Morton County Facing Potential Environmental Disaster from Cleaning Protest Camps

Officials say the melting conditions are combining with human waste and trash, which could create a possible disaster

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — Officials are now worried about a potential health and environmental disaster in Morton County. Rapid melt and runoff at the pipeline protest camps is hampering efforts to cleanup the area. The wet conditions are combining with human waste and trash to create a possible disaster. Maj. French Pope of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers…

Kilbourne Group Opening Up Shared Space for Artists

Artists have the option to rent out temporary studio spaces and it is acting as a pilot project

FARGO, N.D. — The Arts Partnership and Kilbourne Group teamed up to create Fargo’s newest shared space for artists. People have the option to rent out temporary studio spaces at APT downtown. The building is open to different types of projects, including music. The space was previously used by the military. Kilbourne Group took over the building in August, and…

Cass County Hires New Administrator

Robert Wilson takes over the position held by Keith Berndt, who was fired after an altercation on a United Airlines flight

Courtesy: State Historical Society of North Dakota  CASS COUNTY, N.D. — Cass County has hired a new administrator. He is Robert Wilson, currently the Assistant Commission Administrative Officer in Minnehaha County, South Dakota. Wilson worked as a reporter at KSFY-TV in Sioux Falls before joining Minnehaha County seven years ago. He’ll take the position that was held by Keith Berndt…

United Blood Services Sending Products to Community of Oroville

Water levels in the lake behind the city's dam have receded, but an evacuation order is still in place

  OROVILLE, Calif. — United Blood Services in the Dakotas Region is helping its sister center in Oroville, California. Some 200,000 people have been evacuated after officials feared a spillway at the country’s tallest dam was in danger of imminent failure. Water levels in the lake behind Oroville Dam have since receded, but the evacuation order remains in place. United…

Fargo Police Release Photo of Casey’s Robbery Suspect

Police say the suspect demanded money but did not appear to be armed

  FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police have released this snapshot of a man who robbed Casey’s General Store on 43rd Street and 13th Avenue South last month. The photo was taken from security camera footage. Police say the man entered the store on January 19th around 8:30 at night and demanded money. It didn’t appear that he was armed. If…

Red River Diversion Project Begins This Week

The state of Minnesota and other opponents are fighting the project in court

  FARGO-MOORHEAD — Work will begin this week on the Red River diversion project for Fargo-Moorhead. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says Ames Construction of Burnsville is sending equipment to the site near Horace to conduct pre-construction studies for the diversion inlet. It will include a control structure with three gates to regulate flows into the diversion channel around…

Citation Numbers in for “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign

During the campaign, 35 drug-related arrests were made

NORTH DAKOTA — Hundreds of citations were handed out during the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over ” campaign. It ran from December 16, 2016 through January 31, 2017 to help save lives on North Dakota roads during the holiday season. Of the nearly 450 citations given out, 55 were alcohol-related and 50 DUI arrests were made. There were another…

Tribes Face Setback for DAPL Construction in Washington D.C.

THE CHEYENNE RIVER SIOUX AND STANDING ROCK SIOUX TRIBES ARE IN COURT, HOPING TO GET A JUDGE TO HALT CONSTRUCTION ON THE DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE--KELLY WANG REPORTS FROM WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON D.C. — It’s another setback for the Cheyenne River Sioux and Standing Rock Sioux tribes in court. A judge in Washington D.C. has rejected a request by the tribes to halt construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline until their lawsuit over the project is resolved. A U.S. District Court Judge has rejected a request to temporarily stop construction…

Technology and Golf Meet at PGA Seminar

Golfers discuss how technology can relate to various swing techniques

FARGO, N.D. — Sometimes teachers become the students again. The Dakota PGA Chapter hosted a teaching seminar for golf instructors. The workshop highlights new technologies coaches can use on their golfers. Examples include devices that track both your swing and how far the ball goes. Participants had the chance to be the test subject, so the group could figure techniques…