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Cyber Monday Do’s and Dont’s

The BBB recommends using trustworthy sites, maybe even ones you've used before

FARGO, ND — It’s cyber Monday and that means we are in the heart of holiday shopping sales but the Better Business Bureau wants you to be shopping smart and safe. The BBB recommends using trustworthy sites, maybe even ones you’ve used before. If you are questioning the site, put the name and the word scam into a search engine…

Detroit Lakes Family Relieved that their Teenage Son Was Found Safe

Peter eastman was found safe and well in california

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Bridget Eastman says it was really frightening when her nephew Parker went missing, which is why she is relieved he has been found. Parker went missing on August 21. Eastman says they didn’t expect him to be missing for such a long time. Her family was told Parker is safe and well in California. The first thing…

New Information on Missing Detroit Lakes Teen

Mother posted on Facebook that she received a text reading, "It's Parker", from a number in Olympia, Washington

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — After nearly 3 months of silence, the family of 15–year–old Parker Eastman may have some new information. Parker’s mother, Meghan Eastman of Detroit Lakes, created a Facebook page called ‘Reaching Parker.’ This weekend, she posted that she received a text reading, “It’s Parker,” from a number in Olympia, Washington. She wrote when she was able to…

Hunters Beware: Ice May Not be as Thick as You Think

Officials say the ice may at first appear to be safe for crossing, especially if hunters see wildlife take a chance, but that's where the danger is

  NORTH DAKOTA — The state Game and Fish Department wants hunters to be aware before stepping out on the ice. Officials say the ice may at first appear to be safe for crossing, especially if hunters see wildlife take a chance, but that’s where the danger is. With the warmer temperatures, many of the small and mid–sized waters have…

“Trunk-Or-Treat” Offers a More Accessible Halloween Celebration

The event offers a safe trick-or-treating venue for all kids and families

FARGO, ND — Not all families are able to take part in the typical night of trick-or-treating. It’s why hundreds of families stopped by a parking lot in costume for a more accessible Halloween celebration. It’s that time of year for favorite superheroes, monsters and having fun. But many parents said the usual door-to-door trick-or-treating has its challenges for disabled…

Newly-Renovated NDSCS Campus Safer and More Attractive for Prospective Students

The campus in Wahpeton recently completed a two-year, $13.3 million dollar renovation

WAHPETON, N.D. — The North Dakota State College of Science recently completed a renovation project on its Wahpeton campus. The $13 million project took two years to complete and replaced five miles of pipes and sewers. The project also repaired and replaced several campus streets and pedestrian walkways. College officials say the project will go a long way to make…

Fargo Police Asking for Community’s Help to Stop Neighborhood Crime

More than 67,000 calls for service are made each year to the Fargo Police Department

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Police Department is reaching out to the community to hear how they can better inform you on what’s happening in your neighborhoods. The department is discussing crime in District 3, which is the southwest corner of town, and how to identify it. More than 67,000 calls for service are made each year to the Fargo…

Vigil for Savanna Greywind Held on MSUM Campus

Anyone attending was encouraged to wear red in honor of Savanna

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The American Indian Student Association at MSUM is bringing the community together with a vigil on campus. More than 100 people showed up to the prayer ceremony to show their condolences for the family and to unite as a community. Anyone attending was encouraged to wear red in honor of Savanna. The prayer circle brought all different…

Is it Safe to Take a Swim in the Red River?

A deeper look into the Red River to see if it's actually safe to swim in after recent drownings

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police have identified the man who drowned after going swimming in the Red River in Lindenwood Park. Hari Pradhan, 32, of Fargo, went into the river Monday afternoon but did not come back out. He is the third swimmer to die in the Red River this summer. Not only is the river proving to be dangerous…

Gov. Dayton Names $12 Million Police Training Program in Honor of Philando Castile

Governor Dayton says he wants people and law enforcement to work together to improve relationships

ST. PAUL, Minn. — It’s been exactly one year since the fatal shooting of Philando Castile and Governor Dayton is recommending a new program be named in his honor. The Philando Castile Law Enforcement Training Fund is a $12 million program that will pay for training Minnesota officers who serve in diverse communities. Dayton says he wants people and law…