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Detroit Lakes High Schools Resumes Practices As They Move To Distance Learning

A staff member of the high school tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Practice and competition resumes at Detroit Lakes High School as the school go into distance learning mode. A staff member of the high school tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend and classes were called off on Monday. No students were in contact with this person but several teachers were in close contact and have been…

Bison Seniors Nostalgic Heading into Final Season

Bruce Anderson and Robbie Grimsley open up about their last time starting fall camp

FARGO, N.D. — Football season never really ends for North Dakota State. After the playoffs in January, there is a little time off before spring practices. Then there are summer workouts, and now Friday marked the first day of fall camp. The Bison bring back a loaded class of 23 seniors looking to defend their national title. But for many of…

Fargo Fire and Police Training at Vacant Apartment Building: Soon to be Demolished

The soon to be demolished building by Xcel Energy, at 11 12th Street North is giving them a place to mirror skills they need to know how to do

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Fire Department and Police Department are honing in on their skills by practicing real life scenarios inside a vacant apartment building. The soon to be demolished building by Xcel Energy, at 11 12th Street North is giving them a place to mirror skills they need to know how to do. From quick entry and exit…

Split Reactions: Supreme Court’s Ruling on Baker Not Making Same-Sex Marriage Cake

Some in our area feel this is a tough case to be on one side of, while others from North Dakota stand firmly that the court's decision was the right one

FARGO, N.D. — The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a same–sex couple. The court didn’t focus on whether a person or a business can refuse service to gay people, instead ruling that the Colorado Rights Commission, that first heard the case, violated the baker’s rights. “The court’s…

High School Students Practice for Robotics Competition

Organization aims to inspire students to pursue engineering

FARGO, N.D. —  High school students in the area are preparing to compete in a robotics competition held by an organization called First Robotics. “It’s an experience you can’t get anywhere else. There’s not a lot of other programs that give you this much manufacturing or engineering experience,” said Brennan Coslett, a West Fargo High School senior. Students from various high…

Minneapolis High School Football Players to Hit the Super Bowl Field Before NFL Players

Not only do they get to be on the field, they get a load of extras

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A group of Minneapolis high school football players will get a chance to step onto a Super Bowl field before any of the NFL players. Super Bowl officials approached players at Minneapolis North High School and asked them to work out plays to help NBC workers practice camera work and lighting. Not only do they get…

Gov. Dayton Names First Judge of Hmong Descent to the Bench

Vuelo will take over a position due to a judge retiring from the bench

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Mark Dayton has named the state’s first judge with Hmong descent to the bench. Judge Sophia Vuelo will preside over Ramsey County District Court. Vuelo will take over a position due to a judge retiring from the bench. Vuelo was raised in Wisconsin and has degrees from the U of M and Hamline. At her…

West Fargo Celebrates the Opening of New Sports Arena

The doors are open and the ice is ready for some shredding

WEST FARGO, ND — More than a year ago, construction began on the new West Fargo Sports Arena. Now, teams are finally getting their skates on the ice. The doors are open and the ice is ready for some shredding. “As a whole, I think it’s a beautiful place and it’s going to be a nice place to watch hockey,”…

Coach Klieman Not Speculating on Star Player’s Injury

The team captain missed 11 games last season after shoulder surgery

  FARGO, ND — NDSU football is 2-and-0 after beating #7 Eastern Washington over the weekend. The Bison didn’t have one of their star defensive players in the contest. Senior linebacker Nick DeLuca suffered an undisclosed knee injury last week in practice that the team only described as a “non-ACL” injury. The team captain missed 11 games last season after…

Are You Putting Yourself at Risk for Severe Eye Infections?

The CDC is warning you not to have risky behavior when it comes to your contacts

  NATIONAL — Contact lens wearers, this story is for you. The CDC is warning you not to have risky behavior when it comes to your contacts. Risky behaviors are listed as sleeping, napping and swimming with your contacts in, but it also lists a couple of things most people don’t want others to know. Some people report reusing solution,…