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Minnesota Doctors May See Limits on Opioid Prescriptions

Doctors who give more than the limit for more than half of their patients will be warned and go through extra training

  MINNESOTA — New limits for opioid prescriptions are underway in Minnesota for doctors in the Medicaid program. Doctors who give more than the limit for more than half of their patients will be warned and go through extra training. Anyone who does not reduce their dosage amounts could be removed from the program. These limits would only apply to…

Hundreds of Drought-Stricken Ag Producers Still Struggling

The aid is used to help pay the cost of hauling in hay to maintain their livestock through the winter season

  NORTH DAKOTA — Hundreds of North Dakota farmers and ranchers are expected to apply for more aid in wake of the drought. The state Ag Department is expecting at least 700 applications by the November 3rd deadline. The aid is used to help pay the cost of hauling in hay to maintain their livestock through the winter season. With…

Dress for Success: Empowerment, Confidence and Getting What You Want

From head to heels, these are the outfits Dress for Success uses to help women excel at their job interviews

FARGO, ND — For many of the models at the Attire to Inspire fashion show, entering the workforce had obstacles. Not only did they land jobs, they’re helping inspire other women to gain the confidence needed to spark their careers. From head to heels, these are the outfits Dress for Success uses to help women excel at their job interviews….

Moorhead Schools Replacing the Traditional Lockdown System

Supporters think classrooms should be allowed more options in active shooter emergencies

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A replacement to the usual lockdown protocol will be used in Moorhead. Teachers and staff members are already getting trained in on the new program. Columbine and Sandy Hook have become shorthand for horrific school shootings. It’s part of what sparked a nationwide effort to change the traditional lockdown system used in schools. “The lockdown protocol we…

Fargo Police Department, Applebee’s Team Up to Raise Money for ND Special Olympics

The officers' goal is to raise money for the North Dakota Special Olympics as part of the Tip-A-Cop fundraiser

FARGO, ND — Members of the Fargo Police Department are taking a break from their day-to-day work to help serve customers at local Applebee’s restaurants. The officers’ goal is to raise money for the North Dakota Special Olympics as part of the Tip-A-Cop fundraiser. One-hundred percent of the tips earned tonight and tomorrow night will go towards the Special Olympics….

Fargo Police Looking for Candidates for Explorer Program

Police officers said those in the program will have the opportunity to do exactly what police officers get to do on a day to day basis

FARGO, ND — If you’ve ever considered a career in law enforcement, the Fargo Police Department may have the perfect opportunity for you. The Police Explorers program gives people ages 14-20 the chance to shadow officers out in the field. “Every police officer has to do reports, so they have to have very good communication skills,” said Fargo Police Officer…

Equifax Comes Clean About Previous Hacking Attack in March

In March, the company hired cyber-security experts to deal with what they called a "security incident" on its corporate networks

  NATIONAL — We are now learning the Equifax breach that exposed the personal information of 143 million Americans is the second time the company has been hacked this year. In March, the company hired cyber-security experts to deal with what they called a “security incident” on its corporate networks. They were using Apache Software and that company discovered a…

Moorhead Kids Hit the Basketball Court with the Timberwolves

People in the community had the chance to vote for Woodlawn, Lamb or Northeast Park to receive the basketball court

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Kids from the community got a chance to head out on the basketball court with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Center Cole Aldrich and others with the Timberwolves unveiled a new court at Woodlawn Park as part of their “New Era, New Courts” program. In a partnership with U.S. Bank, the team selected three basketball courts to refurbish including…

Governor Burgum Pushing for a Study of Cloud Seeding

He made the request after numerous complaints from farmers and ranchers

NORTH DAKOTA — Governor Burgum is pushing for a comprehensive study of cloud seeding. He made the request after numerous complaints from farmers and ranchers that the practice may be making drought conditions worse. Burgum told a meeting of the state Water Commission that a lot of people think the commission is using old and insufficient data to support the…

Fargo City Commissioner Wants F-5 Project Put on Hold

The group's founder says his organization is working with the city to get the application to correct the violation

  FARGO, ND — A Fargo city commissioner wants the F-5 Project stopped until it meets city codes. Dave Piepkorn said the housing project for former inmates didn’t get the proper city approval. Piepkorn said it’s clear the homes violate city code because more than three non-family members live in the houses. The violation was discovered after city leaders got…