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Tips for Getting Kids’ Sleep Schedules Back on Track for the School Year

Many parents say they start the routine about a week before school starts

Since the school year is starting back up again, there are some tips for getting kids’ sleep schedules back on track. Parents say the first few days of getting kids back into the school routine is always the hardest. “There’s a lot of complaining,” Lisa Gedrose of Fargo said. “They always want to stay up later because it’s sunny out…

Protect and Serve Before The Bell, Dilworth P.D Teams Up To Help With School Supplies

Protect and serve is going beyond the call of duty and the sound of a school bell. Dilworth Police camped out in front of Walmart to collect school supplies for kids going to Dilworth–Glyndon Felton schools. Cops collected supplies like pencils, folders and backpacks in the hopes of helping kids in need as school closes in for families. “We called…

United Way Needs 250 More Backpacks to Meet Their Goal

Any child attending K-12 school in Cass and Clay Counties is eligible to receive a backpack and supplies.

Fargo, ND–United Way of Cass-Clay is only 250 backpacks shy of its goal for the 2019 United Way School Supply Drive. The goal is to help 6,000 local K-12 students this year. Any child attending K-12 school in Cass and Clay Counties is eligible to receive a backpack and supplies. United Way says a donation of $20 can provide a…

Emergency Responders Hold Active Shooter Drill in West Fargo

Sanford and Essentia also took part in the exercise

WEST FARGO, N.D. — If you saw a lot of first responders around Liberty Middle School this morning, there’s nothing to worry about. It was just a training exercise. Fifteen agencies from the area practiced what would happen in the event of an active shooter. First responders take into account mass shootings happening nationwide when they planned the exercise. Some…

This Lemonade Stand Is a Little Sweeter Than Most

How A Local Daycare Center is Inspiring Change in The Community, One Lemonade at a Time

FARGO, N.D. — Back to school season isn’t much fun for most students, but it can be even more difficult for those in need. What started out as a front yard fluke seven years ago has now turned into an annual event, where children and their families from Wiggles & Giggles, a local in-home child care center, host a lemonade…

Red Lake Police Try To Identify Young School Vandals

They Want to seek restitution from the boys' parents

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption RED LAKE, MN — Police are searching for a group of kids that broke into schools and bus garages in Red Lake, Minnesota causing thousands of dollars in damage. They posted these pictures to Facebook and said the kids, who are believed to be ages 11…

Bennett Elementary Students Hold “Clap Out” to Honor Fifth Graders and Retiring Staff Members

The procession was led by retiring teacher Kelly Welle

FARGO, N.D. — School’s out for the year in Fargo and Bennett Elementary students are super excited. A “clap out” honors graduating fifth graders and retiring staff members. Parents walk with their fifth graders as they leave the building for the last time. The procession was led by retiring second grade teacher Kelly Welle who has taught in the district for…

UPDATE: No Arrests Made In Jamestown School Lockdown Investigation

Authorities respond after the report of a person with a gun approached the school

UPDATE: Jamestown Police say the man detained after a report he had a gun near the high school has not been arrested and the investigation is ongoing.   JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A lockdown has been lifted at all Jamestown schools after a report of a person with a gun approaching the high school Thursday afternoon. Jamestown Police say officers responded…

MN schools cannot withhold diploma based on meal debts, AG says

(FOX 9) – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison issued a binding written opinion that under state law, “public schools are prohibited from denying students — who are eligible to receive their diploma — the opportunity to participate in graduation ceremonies due to unpaid meal debts.” The opinion comes in response to a request from the Commissioner of Education following reports of some…