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Looking Back on the 2018 Fargo Marathon and What’s to Come Next Year

"All in all feeling great about the whole feel of events starting from the cyclothon all the way through yesterday's full marathon"

FARGO, N.D. — After 394 days of planning, all of the Fargo Marathon events and races have come to an end. “All in all feeling great about the whole feel of events starting from the cyclothon all the way through yesterday’s full marathon,” said Executive Director of the Fargo Marathon, Mark Knutson. Whether you were racing, watching or cheering people…

Team CCRI Takes on the Fargo Marathon 5K

The team has about 200 people, and they've been doing the marathon for nine years

FARGO, N.D. — Team CCRI took on the Fargo Marathon 5K. CCRI, or Creative Care for Reaching Independence, is a non–profit that helps people with disabilities. The team had about 200 hundred people take part in the race, and this is the ninth year they’ve been doing it. Some participants have done it all nine years, or as Shena Holtgrewe describes…

Middle Schoolers Race Carbon Dioxide-Powered Cars

They learned about aerodynamics and how to use power tools

FARGO, N.D. — Students at Carl Ben Eielson Middle School got to race cars they made, which were powered with carbon dioxide. The kids learned to use power tools to make their cars, and they put their knowledge of aerodynamics to the test as they raced the cars down a 66-ft. track. Their teacher, Alexis Yokom, says she hopes the students…

How White House Figures Supporting ND Candidates Will Affect Elections

Political figures like former Vice President Joe Biden and Vice President Mike Pence are making an imprint on North Dakotans as they support candidates running for U.S. Senate

FARGO, N.D. — Political figures like former Vice President Joe Biden and Vice President Mike Pence are making an imprint on North Dakotans as they support candidates running for U.S. Senate. But how will their visits in support of Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Congressman Kevin Cramer affect the election? A Political Science professor at NDSU says it brings more presence…

Just In: Democrat Doug Jones Defeats Republican Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Race

The fight was intense from the beginning, with a heavy shadow cast over Moore's campaign

  ALABAMA — Democrat Doug Jones has defeated Republican Roy Moore in Alabama’s Senate election, making Jones the first Democrat elected by the state to the Senate in 25 years. The fight was intense from the beginning, with a heavy shadow cast over Moore’s campaign. Moore is accused of having romantic relationships with teen girls when he was in his…

Charles Manson, One of the Most Notorious U.S. Criminals, Dead at 83

"You might say I'm kinda like Satan," Manson said in one of his many interviews. Fox News reporter Casey Stegall has the story.

NATIONAL — Charles Manson is dead at 83-years-old after spending four decades in prison. The notorious 1960s cult-leader died Sunday of natural causes and left behind a troubling history of violence and murder. “You might say I’m kinda like Satan,” Manson said in one of his many interviews. His name, Charles Milles Scott Manson, is synonymous with pure evil. He’s…

North Dakota Horse Park Requesting Seven Race Dates in 2018

Daily attendance averaged nearly 2,000 people, which was down several hundred from 2016

  FARGO, ND — The North Dakota Horse Park in Fargo will ask for seven race dates in 2018, one day less than this year. The director says the three day horse race weekends tried for the first time this summer didn’t pan out the way they had hoped. He says the extended race dates spread horse numbers thin and…

From Dance Floor to the Streets: Woman Sets Record for Running Marathon in Heels

She now holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon in heels, making the cutoff by just two minutes

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Finishing a marathon is an accomplishment in itself. But try doing one in high heels. Irene Sewell of Tennessee did just that in seven hours and 28 minutes. She now holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon in heels, making the cutoff by just two minutes. She used six different pairs of shoes to finish…

Activists Deliver Message of Inclusion at Standing for Humanity Celebration

people gave speeches, a memorial was held for victims of las vegas shootings and funds were raised for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Some say peace is invaluable. “Peace is more precious than diamonds or silver or gold,” Ruth Buffalo said. People in Moorhead are fighting for peace after events like the Las Vegas shootings and the Charlottesville protests. “Somebody died in that particular rally and that was heartbreaking,” said Rebel Marie, a Standing for Humanity organizer. “It was very sad…

Minnesota Governor Campaign Puts White Earth Band of Ojibwe Front and Center

Flanagan is one of two Native Americans serving in the Minnesota House

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A member of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe has been named as a running mate in the Minnesota governor’s race. State Rep. Peggy Flanagan of St. Louis Park has been picked by Congressman Tim Walz. They made a stop in Moorhead to talk with the community. Flanagan is one of two Native Americans serving in the…