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Tom King talks with Fargo fans, says comics industry doing well during pandemic

FARGO, N.D. – Thanks to the internet, comic book fans got to hear how a writer used his experiences as a former CIA operative to write the series Sheriff of Babylon. Eisner award-winning scribe of the Vertigo Comics books Tom King was the special guest of Fargo comics shop Paradox Comics-N-Cards’ Paratalks Graphic Novel Club. He talked about crafting characters…

U.S. House hearing shines light on needs of North Dakota tribal communities

WASHINGTON — A hearing in the U.S. House Wednesday discussed needs of the country’s tribal communities. “Day after day, our nation’s tribal communities are suffering terrible inequalities,” said Democratic Rep. Frank Pallone of New Jersey. But according to the executive director of the North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission, the coronavirus remains the state’s first priority. “Health disparities on reservations is…

ND Attorney General Takes Up Independent Investigation Into Todd Osmundson

The Attorney General says It has assigned a supervising agent with the BCI to conduct an independent review.

FARGO, N.D. — The City Of Fargo says they made the request because “all parties feel it is important to seek an independent” investigation. Criminal charges against Osmundson were declined after the police department concluded an internal review. Osmundson admitted to carrying an open beer and shouting obscenities at police during the riot in downtown Fargo. He was off duty…

Drekker Brewing Co. raising money, supporting people of color through “Black is Beautiful” stout

FARGO, N.D. — Protests and demonstrations in Fargo-Moorhead have inspired many people and companies to think about how they could be of help. Drekker Brewing Company is collaborating with the San Antonio Brewing company Weathered Souls and dedicating three weeks working on their Black is Beautiful stout. This participation goes with a pledge to donate proceeds to a program that…

North Dakota Man Fined $74,000 For Poaching Trophy Mule Deer Buck

surveillance at the site caught Cody Davis four months later when he returned to retrieve the severed head

NEW MEXICO — An Arnegard, North Dakota man is ordered to pay $74,000 in restitution for poaching a trophy mule deer buck in northwestern New Mexico. Game and Fish says Cody Davis killed the animal out of season and didn’t have a license. The investigation started in 2015 when game officers found a large headless buck. They put up surveillance…

North Dakota oil producers face declining oil economy

"We're fighting an uphill battle right now, and we better realize it as a state, as a producing state," said Ron Ness, President of the North Dakota Petroleum Council.

FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota oil industry has faced crisis after crisis in 2020. A federal judge’s latest order to suspend the service of the Dakota Access Pipeline is the latest. “We’re fighting an uphill battle right now, and we better realize it as a state, as a producing state,” said Ron Ness, President of the North Dakota Petroleum…

Black Lives Matter Fargo-Moorhead working toward racial equity across the metro

Faith Dixon and Jamaal Abegaz say they're meeting on a weekly basis with city officials to ensure concrete changes are in the works

FARGO, N.D. — George Floyd’s killing more than a month ago has sparked a movement calling for racial justice felt globally. Here in the metro, some of the most prominent voices demanding change are those behind the local chapter of Black Lives Matter. Faith Dixon and Jamaal Abegaz of Fargo say real change doesn’t happen overnight. Through Black Lives Matter…