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Northern Valley Law Enforcement Remember Those Who Have Fallen

The 7th Annual Northern Valley Police Week Memorial Service was held in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND — It’s National Police Week and departments across the country are honoring their fallen heroes in blue. Emotions were high during the seventh¬†annual Northern Valley Police Week Memorial Service. As flags were raised, people prayed for their loved ones and law enforcement and community members took the afternoon to pay tribute to those who are lost but…

Davies High School Student, Youth Volunteer Meets Most Decorated Olympian in the World

Mahale goes to Davies and launched a nonprofit that has raised over $16,000 to improve the lives of children

  WASHINGTON D.C. — North Dakota’s top youth volunteers were honored in Washington, D.C. and got to meet an Olympic champion. The picture shows Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps talking with 17-year-old Nidhi Mahale of Fargo and 14-year-old Annabelle Barcomb of Minot. The young ladies were honored for their outstanding volunteer service during the 22nd annual Prudential Spirit of Community…

Police in Moorhead Looking for Robbery Suspect

Officers were unable to track down the suspect, but said there is no threat to the public

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Officers in Moorhead said they need help looking for a man who reportedly held a store clerks arm down and took cash. It happened at Brady’s Service Center on 24th Ave South. Authorities said the suspect had one hand in his jacket, possibly suggesting he had a weapon. He then demanded money from the till and ran…

The Hearts of Volunteers: Fargo Celebrates Community Day of Service

Volunteers spent the day doing a full day of service

FARGO, N.D. — Local organizations received some extra helping hands during a fun filled day of service. “Look at all these people caring,” said Norene Baeth, who is the coordinator with the Fargo chapter of Project LINUS. “They’re all helping us today.” Shirt sleeves were rolled up, paint brushes were out and floors were being scrubbed throughout this day of…

Sanford Health Losing a Top Executive to Retirement

A successor will be named later this year

  FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health-Fargo is losing one of its top executives to retirement. Paul Richard is leaving Sanford after 46 years of service. He has been executive vice president since 2013 and has overseen the development and construction of the $500 million dollar medical center that is scheduled to open in July. A successor will be named later…

K9 Officer Regional Meet Scheduled in Fargo

Local authorities hope those who visit the event will get a whole new perspective on what K9 units are all about

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo has been chosen to host a three day regional K9 service dog meet. More than 70 police dogs will show up to the Region 12 United States Police Canine Association gathering. Moorhead hosted the same meet-up about 10 years ago. Local authorities hope those who visit the event will get a whole new perspective on what…

ND Bill Proposal Cracks Down on Assistance Animals in Rental Units

Rep. Kim Koppelmann said he is listening to owners of rental properties who say the system is being abused

  BISMARCK — The North Dakota House has passed a bill that will crack down on people who obtain medical documentation that allows service or assistance animals into rental units that prohibit pets from living there. West Fargo Republican Representative Kim Koppelmann introduced the bill after he said owners of rental properties are concerned people are abusing the system and…

Busy 2016 for the West Fargo Fire Department

Even though the department responded to more than 400 service calls, there were zero deaths or injuries

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo Fire Department had its busiest year ever in 2016. The department responded to 406 calls for service. There were zero fire deaths or injuries last year. Fire officials say the most frequent type of fire in 2016 was attributed to cooking fires. West Fargo Fire is staffed by 49 volunteer firefighters, a full-time…

North Dakota Lawmaker Proposes End to Blue Law

A Fargo lawmaker wants to do away with North Dakota’s Blue Law, or Sunday opening law. Democratic Representative Pam Anderson says her bill will remove all state barriers to retail stores opening before noon on Sundays. She says she introduced the bill on behalf of a constituent. “Contacted me and said ‘I’m annoyed I have to drive Sunday morning for…