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Arlette Preston Announces Candidacy for Fargo City Commission

She was on the commission 18 years ago

FARGO, N.D. —  A Fargo woman who was on the city commission 18 years ago is running for a seat again. Arlette Preston announced her candidacy Tuesday morning. The former school board member and one–time candidate for mayor of Fargo says the city is at a crucial turning point with a growing population and increasing influence. Preston wants to focus on…

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…

Dozens of Athletes Participate in Winter Indoor Triathlon in Grand Forks

The sixth annual event was hosted by the Altru Family YMCA

GRAND FORKS, ND — Dozens of athletes swam a few laps in the pool, pedaled to the medal on the exercise bike, and ran some laps on a track as part of the Winter Indoor Triathlon. “It started out as kind of a quick, fun event and it’s evolved into an annual event now,” said Patti McEnroe, the Healthy Living Director…

Fargo Police Remind Public Not to Leave Unlocked Vehicles Unattended

"Lock It or Lose It" campaign aims to decrease auto theft

FARGO, N.D.– Police in Fargo are reminding all of us to keep our vehicles locked, or risk having them stolen. Police say 44 vehicles have been reported stolen in the first two months of the year. 25 of those vehicles were left unlocked, with the keys inside and most of the time running when they were taken. Winter is the primary…

Sanford Takes Part in Cardiac Rehab Challenge

The challenge involves logging miles on a treadmill

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health took part in the annual Cardiac Rehab Challenge. The challenge lets cardiac rehab programs from around the upper Midwest compete by logging miles on a treadmill. Both staff members and patients can take part. The goal is to raise awareness about the importance of physical activity while preventing, or recovering, from heart disease. “There’s nothing better…

Cold Weather Keeps Thieves on the Lookout for Potential Rides

There have been 16 motor vehicle thefts in Fargo already this year

FARGO, N.D. — Here’s a good reason not to leave your vehicle running and unlocked. There have been 16 motor vehicle thefts in Fargo already this year. Police say 11 of the vehicles were unlocked with the keys inside. An arrest has been made for 10 of those cases. One of the latest thefts happened Monday night when an unattended…

Tim Pawlenty: Thanks, but No Thanks to Run for Senate Seat

The GOP thought it could help flip the state

  MINNESOTA — One of the biggest Republican names in Minnesota politics isn’t interested in running for the Senate. Former Minnesota governor and presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty had considered running for the seat vacated by Al Franken. The GOP thought it could help flip the state. But appearing on Fox Business, Pawlenty says it’s too short of a campaign for…

Big Rig Drivers Keeping Engines Warm in Negative Temps

They need to be constantly running, causing drivers to fill up their engines every day

FARGO, ND — The constant negative temperatures can be painful, but they can also end the life of your vehicle’s battery. Mechanics say it’s important to start up your vehicle every few hours to prevent that from happening, but drivers of most large semis aren’t able to do that. They need to be constantly running, causing drivers to fill up…

Despite Deep Freeze, Fargo Running Company Starts the New Year with a Brisk Jog

The store has community runs weekly for anyone interested in group exercises

FARGO, ND — Runners with Fargo Running Company are starting the New Year on the right foot…literally! They arrived at the store at 10 a.m. for a run a few miles long around Fargo. These cold temperatures make it more difficult to get warm while running but some runners say once you break a sweat, it isn’t so bad to…

Not the End: Owner of Arthur’s Barn Announces Plans to Rebuild

The fire broke out last Thursday afternoon and quickly spread in very windy conditions

  ARTHUR, ND — The owner of the dance barn in rural Cass County that went up in flames one week ago says this won’t be the end. Arthur’s Barn owner Delon Cahoon says they plan to rebuild the iconic barn that was known for its live entertainment and dances. The Cahoon family has set up a GoFundMe page to…