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Moler Barber College thanks first responders with free haircuts

A barber school does what it can to help first responders

FARGO, N.D. – Moler Barber College is offered free haircuts to people that put their lives on the line for the community on Wednesday. The barber college was also taking walk-in appointments for $9 a haircut. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go to a local family who has faced trying times during this past year. “Primarily we do…

Revenue forecasts expect jump in North Dakota oil prices

BISMARCK, N.D. – An updated revenue forecast shows North Dakota collecting about $1 billion more in oil taxes over the next two-year budget cycle than what was expected just two months ago. The forecast from state budget analysts and Moody’s Analytics predicted a nearly 30% increase in oil prices than what the Legislature used as a starting point in January….

Transitioning “back to normal” as vaccinations continue to increase in our region

FARGO, N.D. — This week, Sanford Health is getting its biggest shipment of COVID-19 vaccines thus far. Sanford Health Vice President Dr. Doug Griffin says the healthcare system is receiving around 5,000 doses between North Dakota and Minnesota. As of Tuesday, 14% of North Dakotans and 13% percent of Minnesotans are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. “Looking forward to another busy…

Valley City third grader recognized as Artsonia’s “Artist of the Week”

VALLEY CITY, N.D. — An online student art exhibit is recognizing a Valley City third grader for his artwork. Jefferson Elementary student Camden Larson is Artsonia’s Artist of the Week. He received more than 1,000 votes on Artsonia.com, an online collection of student art portfolios. His teacher Cheri Anderson, who is retiring after more than 40 years, says Larson’s win…

Proposed pipeline ‘vital’ if Dakota Access shuts down

BISMARCK, N.D. – A proposed oil pipeline in northwestern North Dakota would take on added importance if the Dakota Access pipeline is shut down, according to the developer of the McKenzie County project. Bridger Pipeline wants to convert 27 miles of an oil gathering pipeline into a transmission line and extend it by more than 2 miles. The state Public…

North Dakota gas prices continue to climb

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR/KCND) – Gas prices in North Dakota have risen about 5 cents per gallon in the past week. The website “GasBuddy.com” says prices now average $2.79 per gallon. Those prices are 41 cents higher than they were a month ago, and 64 cents higher than one year ago. The cheapest gas station in North Dakota is selling regular…