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Car Catches on Fire Behind Kroll’s Diner

No one was hurt in the fire

FARGO, N.D. — A car belonging to a Kroll’s Diner employee was completely engulfed in flames behind the diner on 45th Street South in Fargo around 2 this afternoon. Fargo fire crews were able to put the fire out quickly, but the car is a total loss. The cause of the fire is still unknown. Battalion Chief Joe Mangin says…

Using ‘Blanket Exercise’ to spread awareness about Indigenous communities

Lutheran Social Services ND partners with F–M Missing & Murdered Indigenous People Taskforce

FARGO, N.D. — For Amanda Vivier, also known as ChokeCherry Woman from the Turtle Mountain Reservation, being targeted is an everyday occurrence. “I’ve had people follow me around in the stores. We deal with those things every day,” said Vivier, a member of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous People Taskforce. Those at the Taskforce say a lack of awareness and…

Students bring organization ‘PERIOD’ to North Dakota

The nonprofit organization fights for menstrual equity

FARGO, N.D. — A student group at NDSU is pushing to make menstrual care products more accessible to those who need them. According to PERIOD, a nonprofit fighting for menstrual equity, 1 in 5 teens have struggled to afford period products or are unable to buy them. Allison Schwark and Taylor Spreeman brought a local chapter of PERIOD to NDSU…

North Dakota Asks South Dakota to Help with Agency Probe

Stenehjem says he wants an investigator who has no knowledge of the agency to conduct a probe.

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has asked South Dakota authorities to help investigate an agency that allegedly violated state law on contract bidding. Auditor Joshua Gallion released a report last month that said the Department of Commerce violated the law on bidding uncompetitive contracts totaling more than $87,000 for the state’s new “Be Legendary” logo. The logo sparked…

Nine Americans Killed in Highway Ambush in Mexico

The FBI has opened an investigation.

Mexico City–Nine U.S. citizens, including six children, living in a Mormon community were found dead after their vehicles were attacked in Northern Mexico. Some of the victims lived in La Mora, Mexico while others had ties to Williston, ND. They were traveling together in three vehicles for “safety reasons,” Kendra Lee Miller, a relative of the victims said. One vehicle…

West Fargo Celebrates Sheyenne Street Completion

The two-year project was a collaboration between the city and NDDOT

WEST FARGO, N.D. — State and city leaders, business owners and community members are celebrating the completion of the Sheyenne Street reconstruction project. The two–year West Fargo project is a collaboration between the city and NDDOT, estimated to cost a total of about $45 million. The project added lanes from 13th to 40th Avenues West and reconstructed the I–94 Sheyenne…

Holiday Market Is Back At Burlap Rustic Chic

It's the boutique's second year hosting its annual holiday showroom

  FARGO, N.D. — It may only be the beginning of November, but it’s starting to look a lot like Christmas inside one Fargo boutique. After a year of prepping, Burlap Rustic Chic is putting on its second annual holiday market. The two–day event shows off various holiday decor, from ornaments and signs to pillows and candles. The shop owner…

Large Grain Dryer Starts On Fire In Traill County

It was being used to dry sunflowers

BLANCHARD, N.D. — Hillsboro and Hunter fire departments battle a large grain dryer fire in Blanchard, North Dakota. It is located along Highway 18 in Traill County. Crews arrived Sunday afternoon to find the dryer engulfed in flames. It was being used to dry sunflowers. Categories: Local News, North Dakota News Tags: BLANCHARD, Fire, GRAIN DRYER, north dakota, TRAILL COUNTY