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Richland 44’s Interim Superintendent has First School Board Meeting

"That to me had to be my number one goal. To get to know the students to get to visit with them, eat lunch with them every day and I've been doing that"

COLFAX, N.D. — Tim Godfrey resigned as Richland 44 Superintendent after he was put on paid administrative leave amidst a hazing scandal. Now the district has an interim superintendent and he spoke at his first school board meeting. “That to me had to be my number one goal. To get to know the students to get to visit with them,…

Emergency Shelter at Moorhead’s National Guard Armory Needs Volunteers

Dozens of people in need were in danger on Christmas Eve and needed a roof over their heads

MOORHEAD, Minn. — With dangerous cold temps settling in, Governor Dayton approved expansion of emergency shelter space at the National Guard armory in Moorhead. Churches United is looking for volunteers. Dozens of people in need were in danger on Christmas Eve and needed a roof over their heads. “It’s life or death if they don’t have a place to stay,”…

Skate City in Fargo is Extending Sessions for Winter Break

From now until January 2nd they will have extra skating sessions throughout the day

FARGO, ND — School is out for winter break and Skate City in Fargo is giving kids and parents an activity during the holidays. From now until January 2nd they will have extra skating sessions throughout the day. Whether you’d like to try a new activity, celebrate a birthday party or enjoy an afternoon with friends and family, Skate City…

SunOpta Inc. of Wahpeton to Close, 35 Employees Out of Work

The company states that it's because of increased operations at its Crookston, Minnesota plant and is expecting to close the Wahpeton factory between April and June

WAHPETON, ND — Natural food snacks maker SunOpta Inc. says it will close its roasting facility in Wahpeton next year, putting about 35 employees out of work. The company states that it’s because of increased operations at its Crookston, Minnesota plant and is expecting to close the Wahpeton factory between April and June. SunOpta says it is encouraging its employees…

Prairie Roots Co-op Celebrates Season’s Harvest

Produce for $1 ended at 8 p.m.

FARGO, ND — Prairie Roots Co-op is celebrating their local farmers and the recent harvest from this season by selling produce for $1. They partnered up with local farmers who had left over produce from the season. Staff at the co-op say this is a chance to thank their customers and the farmers for all they do, not a chance…

Local Businesses Searching for Potential Hires this Holiday Season

The number of job openings has decreased in Cass County this year but employees are still needed

FARGO, ND — It may still be October, but the holiday season is just around the corner and stores are getting prepared. With all the chaos of purchasing gifts and goodies for your friends and families do local businesses have enough staff to get by? “Christmas is our, and for any retailer, this is the big one and it’s so…

University of Hawaii Prepares Students for a Nuclear Attack

An email from the school was sent out to students, giving details as where to go and what to do

  HONOLULU — The University of Hawaii is warning their students what to do if they are faced with a nuclear attack. An email from the school was sent out to students, giving details as where to go and what to do. The email stated, in part: In light of concerns about North Korea missile tests, state and federal agencies…

Moorhead Public Schools Making Changes to Lockdown Policy

A regional committee says keeping a classroom locked up in an active shooter situation could sometimes be dangerous

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Public Schools are making changes to their lockdown policy. A regional committee says keeping a classroom locked up in an active shooter situation could sometimes be dangerous. Implementing the A.L.I.C.E. Schools Emergency Program could take more than a year. But district staff members begin their training tonight. Under the new protocol, classrooms will be allowed to…

Lawmakers Working to Get Unemployment Benefits for Former Workers of Minnesota Nightclub

The disclosure triggered a backlash, including much of its staff who walked out and several regular performers canceling gigs

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Several Minnesota lawmakers are pressing to ensure former staff at a shut-down Minneapolis nightclub gets unemployment benefits. Clubhouse Jager closed earlier this month amid an uproar over the owner’s $500 donation to former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke’s 2016 U.S. Senate campaign. The disclosure triggered a backlash, including much of its staff who walked out…

Boelke to Get Decision on Fargo Police Appeal Wednesday

The 15-year department veteran was fired last month for dereliction of duty

  FARGO, ND — Fired Fargo Police Officer David Boelke will get a ruling on his appeal on Wednesday. The Civil Service Commission has scheduled a meeting for September 13 at 5:30 p.m. to make its decision. The 15-year department veteran was fired last month for dereliction of duty. The commission held a hearing Friday on his appeal and heard…