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Fargo fire damages unattached garage

Damage is estimated at $45,000

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo firefighters responded to a fire of an unattached garage at 800 17th St. S. at noon. Loss from the fire is estimated at $45,000. Crews quickly extinguished the fire and confirmed there was no one inside the garage. They say the fire did not extend to other buildings around it, so the fire damage was limited…

Local senior care facilities address Coronavirus concerns

Some have limited visitors from coming in and are focusing on hygiene of their tenants and employees

FARGO, N.D. — Between its two locations in Fargo, Bethany Retirement Living usually sees about 300 visitors a day. But with concerns over the Coronavirus and other infectious diseases like the flu, staff members are trying to cut that number down to zero. “We’re asking people that if they don’t need to come and visit, don’t,” says Grant Richardson at…

Bernie Sanders supporters create signs in preparation for Women’s March

They say Sanders is the ideal candidate because he is an advocate for all, especially women

FARGO, N.D. — Bernie Sanders supporters in the metro say they’re still feeling the Bern and are getting ready for a Women’s March. Some of them got together at Atomic Coffee in Fargo to create signs for the march on Saturday. Although former vice president Joe Biden won 10 of 14 Super Tuesday states, Sanders supporters remain optimistic and say…

Plug & Play announces agriculture technology location in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. – Plug and Play selects Fargo as the site of its newest location with a focus on agriculture technology. Founding partners include Bremer Bank, CHS, Microsoft and The OCP Group. Plug and Play works with hundreds of start-ups each year. The Fargo office will run two three month programs per year. Startups accepted into the programs will get…

Travel tips regarding Coronavirus

If you are traveling, here are some safety tips from local travel agents

FARGO, N.D. — With the Coronavirus still making its way around the globe, some in North Dakota and Minnesota are questioning their upcoming travel plans. One local travel agent says he’s had to cancel a trip for someone going to Asia. Travel agents say it’s too early to determine whether or not they’ll see more cancellations in the coming weeks….

BernBaum’s Chef Is A Semifinalist For James Beard Award

Andrea Baumgardner owns BernBaum's in downtown Fargo.

FARGO, N.D.-  Andrea Baumgardner was nominated in the Best Chef Midwest category. The food at BernBaum is inspired by Nordic and Jewish cuisine. The chef is the only nominee from North and South Dakota. She says although she’s the one being nominated, it could not have been possible without her team. “It feels really nice when someone recognizes the work…

Sen. John Hoeven Announces Funding For Sugar Beet Farmers

The application period for assistance will open on March 23rd.

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota Senator John Hoeven secured a major helping hand for farmers. The Republican announces over a quarter of a billion dollars in disaster assistance. The money will go towards assisting sugar beet farmers across the country following a historically bad growing season. The funds are a part of the additional 1.5 billion dollars in disaster assistance…

Volunteers part of VOAD help prepare for spring flooding

Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster, or VOAD, was started in 2009 to help those who had been impacted by the floods

FARGO, N.D. — After a historically wet fall across the Red River Valley, county and city officials from across the metro say it’s vital that the government works with community members to prepare for potential flooding. That’s where the Cass Clay VOAD comes in. “VOAD is actually a group of organizations that come together and work on preparedness, recovery in…