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Ribbons Tied Around Trees at West Acres Mall Raise Awareness About Foster Care

The ribbons will remain there until September 28

FARGO, N.D.- The Blue Ribbon Foster Care Awareness event typically takes place in May, but had to be postponed due to COVID-19. Each ribbon represents one of 244 kids and teens that are in foster care in our region. Through this event, the organization hopes to inspire more people in the community to get involved and provide help to families…

New North Dakota Law Ends Child Support Obligations for Inmates with Longer Sentences

The Legislature recently approved the change to prevent the accumulation of past-due child support owed by incarcerated parents

  NORTH DAKOTA — A new law in North Dakota will end monthly child support obligations of parents sentenced to jail or prison for 180 days or longer. The Legislature recently approved the change to prevent the accumulation of past-due child support owed by incarcerated parents. The law allows a child support obligation to be re-established if the jailed parent…

Walmart Parts Ways with Danskin Brand Products

The retail giant is cutting ties with Danskin brand products in their stores nationwide

  NATIONAL — Walmart is saying goodbye to one of the nation’s oldest dance and athletic brands. The retail giant is cutting ties with Danskin brand products in their stores nationwide. After Walmart officials made the announcement, Danskin’s parent company, Iconix Brand Group took a direct hit on Wall Street, with shares tumbling 62 percent. Danskin has been making products…

Senator Hoeven Hosts Fargo Woman Being Honored as an “Angel in Adoption”

Marian is in Washington, D.C. this week to be honored at the national Angels in Adoption congressional breakfast and gala

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator Hoeven played host to Marian Kadrie of Fargo whom he nominated to receive the Angel in Adoption award. Marian worked for 40 years in schools in Fargo and Moorhead and she has fostered more than 300 children during her over 30 years as a foster parent. She currently has two girls living with her. Marian…

Patty Wetterling: “I’m Not Strong. Jacob’s the Strong Force in My Life”

After months of silence, Patty Wetterling is speaking out about how she is moving on. Reporter Anndrea Anderson with our sister station, KDLT in Sioux Falls, Reports

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Patty Wetterling is trying to find out what’s next for her life. After her son Jacob’s remains were finally found after 27 years and his killer was put behind bars, she is trying to continue her own recovery. Anndrea Anderson sat down with patty to talk about the nearly 30-year ordeal. “They found some bones and…