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Community Comes Together for Tanya Anderson Benefit

The Hawley woman is battling cancer and Acute Liver Failure

FARGO, N.D. — People from across the metro came together at the El Zagal Shrine in Fargo in honor of a Hawley woman battling cancer. Tanya Anderson, wife of 101.9 JACK FM radio personality “Scotch” Anderson, was diagnosed in July. She then had a rare side effect to the chemotherapy that has put her in Acute Liver Failure. To help…

Coronavirus Pandemic: The Latest Numbers From Our Region

Of Minnesota, North Dakota & South Dakota, Only South Dakota Has Reported A Death

Minnesota has confirmed its first three cases of community transmission of the disease as the state’s total number of cases hits 35. More than 1,400 people have been tested. North Dakota still has one positive case of coronavirus out of 100 tests. Four are still pending. South Dakota has confirmed nine people with the coronavirus. One man with underlying health…

American Living In Italy Shares Her Experience Living Under Quarantine

Her uncles live in Casselton, North Dakota and keep up with her latest Facebook posts about living in Italy.

ITALY,- Audrey Adams has called Appiano Gentile, a small municipality just 22 miles northwest of Milan, home for the last 7 years. She is originally from Nebraska with family members in Casselton, North Dakota who keep up with her Facebook posts about living under quarantine in Italy. “As a mom of three children myself, life was like it would be…

State Treasurer Candidate Comes Forward While Democrats Cancel State Convention

Mark Haugen says he wants to restore integrity and accountability to the office

BISMARCK, N.D. — A Bismarck Democrat is running for State Treasurer. Mark Haugen says he wants to restore integrity and accountability to the office. The North Dakota native works as a student success adviser at the University of Mary. Republican State Treasurer Kelly Schmidt is not seeking another term. State Democrats are also calling off their state convention next weekend…

North Dakota confirms first case of Coronavirus, Man In Ward County

The person who tested positive traveled out of state where he had contact with someone who tested positive for the Coronavirus

NORTH DAKOTA – The North Dakota Department of Health confirmed the first presumptive case of novel Coronavirus in a Ward County man in his 60s. “We encourage citizens to be prepared and not panic – to base their actions on facts, not fear,” Gov. Doug Burgum said. “North Dakotans should take this virus seriously, stay informed and follow recommendations for…

Gov. Burgum says sandbaggers are doing well, looks forward to permanent flood protection

The city is behind production levels for their goal.

FARGO, N.D. — Volunteers are working around the clock at Sandbag Central to get 400 thousand sandbags ready by the end of the week. The city is behind production levels for their goal. “It really reinforces the need, this community we are talking about trying to protect here represents nearly 20 percent of the school children in the state of…

NDSU Heads to 5th NCAA Tournament with Summit League Championship Win Over UND

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Herd is thundering to the NCAA Tournament with a resounding win over North Dakota in the Summit League Championship Game. North Dakota State’s defense shut down North Dakota early on with the Fighting Hawks’ first basket coming from Marlon Stewart around seven minutes into the game. NDSU was perfect from the free throw line in…

Dem-NPL: Possibility of getting results of ND caucuses on Wednesday

FARGO, N.D. – A Democratic-NPL spokesperson says we may have to wait until Wednesday to see results from North Dakota’s caucuses. Voters in North Dakota’s Democratic caucus saw long lines at the F-M Labor Temple, the only precinct in Fargo. Some say they had to wait in line for two hours. Democrats were expecting a big surge in turnout thanks…

North Dakota Voters Prepare for presidential caucus

Fourteen Democratic delegates are up for grabs

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota supporters of both Democratic presidential candidates say they’re optimistic about Tuesday’s caucuses. “We certainly have energized and committed voters who are supporting Sen. Sanders and those who are supporting Vice President Biden,” says North Dakota Democratic-NPL Chairwoman Kylie Oversen. Voting begins at 11 a.m. and will go until 7 p.m. There are 14 polling locations…

International Women’s Day Event Celebrates Human Rights and Gender Equality

Although the day has occurred internationally for over 100 years, Fargo is celebrating it for the first time

FARGO, N.D. — International Women’s Day holds a special place in Nyamal Dei’s heart. “I celebrate this event since I was a child in Africa, and I always know I want to put an event together like this one,” she says. For the first time, she’s hosting a get-together at the Dakota Medical Foundation for women of all backgrounds and…