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General Atomics Celebrates Grand Opening of Training Hanger at Grand Sky

The hangar will serve as a flight test and training center

GRAND FORKS, ND — General Atomics has completed its flight test and training center in Grand Forks. The 24,000 square foot facility is a 10 year lease between Grand Sky and General Atomics. Grand Forks joins the big leagues. “When they sell an aircraft to England or to Australia or some other country, they train the pilots here,” said Senator…

Xcel Energy Says its Prepared for Monday’s Solar Eclipse

Officials say planning has been much simpler because they know the exact time frame of the event

  MINNESOTA — One of the main providers of solar energy in Minnesota says you don’t have to worry about whether or not its service will be interrupted for Monday. Xcel Energy officials say they have been planning for Monday’s solar eclipse and will shift to other power sources when the eclipse takes place. The company manages over 1,000 megawatts…

Volunteers Pedal and Grill to Help Area Single Mothers

Proceeds from Community Day and Cyclebar's Ride will go to the Jeremiah Project

FARGO, ND — People are putting hot dogs on the grill and their feet on the bike pedals to help single mothers in the Valley. It was an afternoon of working up a sweat for a good reason. Staff members from Rasmussen College were outside grilling up hot dogs for their 9th annual Community Service Day. “This year we decided…

Flyover of Vintage Planes Honors Breckenridge Pilot Killed in Plane Crash

A missing man formation flyover was used to honor Yaggie after the service

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — Family and friends came together to mourn the loss of the pilot killed in a plane crash near Moorhead last week. The funeral for Mark Yaggie took place at St. Mary’s Catholic Church followed by the interment at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Breckenridge. Yaggie passed away July 2nd when he attempted to land at the Moorhead…

F-M RedHawks Honor Military Service Members and Families

F-M RedHawks are honoring our local service members and their families

FARGO, ND — It’s Military Appreciation Night at Newman Outdoor Field. F-M RedHawks are honoring our local service members and their families. KVRR’s Maria Santora joins us live with more on the game-day festivities. Categories: Business, Community, Local News, News Landing Page, North Dakota News Tags: Families, FM RedHawks, Military, Newman Outdoor Field, service

Pearl Harbor Sailor Finally Laid to Rest

A funeral service was held in Fessenden for sailor 74 years after he gave his life serving his country

FESSENDEN, N.D., — After decades of unanswered questions, a Pearl Harbor sailor was finally identified and brought home. “It’s a Saturday, the county fair is going on three miles from here, and there are hundreds of people out honoring a man they haven’t even seen a picture of until this week in the newspaper,” said Captain Duane Sand with the…

North Dakota Sailor Who Died at Pearl Harbor is Coming Home

A public memorial service will be held in Fessenden next Saturday

FESSENDEN, ND — A North Dakota sailor who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor is finally coming home. The remains of Gunners Mate 1st Class Arthur Neuenschwander are scheduled to arrive at the Fargo airport on Wednesday. A public memorial service will be held in Fessenden next Saturday. Neuenschwander was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was docked at…

Local Boy Scout Troops Put Up Flags for Veterans

Boy Scouts throughout the F-M Area say they do this every year for the Memorial Day holiday

  FARGO, ND — Boy Scouts and troop leaders from the area are putting up flags for our veterans. They’re putting American flags next to the graves of veterans in Riverside Cemetery in Fargo. Boy Scouts throughout the F-M Area say they do this every year for the Memorial Day holiday. Troop leaders say this teaches scouts the importance of…

Fargo Marathon 2017: 5K Hero Run Honors Service Men and Women

Marathon staff members say all the runners are unseen heroes

  FARGO, ND — Before the big one, hundreds of runners honored our service men and women this evening in the 5K Hero Run near NDSU. Marathon staff members say all the runners are unseen heroes. Some of the proceeds go to the Shoes for Kids program which helps shoe more than 1,000 children in the area. Proceeds also go…

Fargo-Moorhead in Potential Worker Shortage?

A potential worker shortage could be harming our area's service industry

RED RIVER VALLEY — Fargo-Moorhead is hiring, but who’s applying? A potential worker shortage could be harming our area’s service industry. Welcome to Fargo-Moorhead: Home to “now hiring” signs as far as the eye can see. It’s almost as if they never go away. This proves to be a problem for employers trying to fill service industry positions. “It’s a…