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New Artist Collective Gallery, “Dakota Fine Art”, Opens in Downtown Fargo

Nine regional artists have joined forces to bring more art into downtown

FARGO, N.D. — A new Artist Collective Gallery has opened up in downtown Fargo called “Dakota Fine Art”. Nine regional artists have joined forces to bring more art into downtown. From paintings to photographs and even glass blowing, there are pieces for everyone to enjoy. Gallery officials want to cater to everyone’s interest and they have unique opportunities for you…

Who Will Be the Next Endorsed Republican Candidate?

Cass County Republicans held an open forum just ahead of the State Convention this upcoming weekend

FARGO, N.D. — Cass County Republicans held an open forum just ahead of the State Convention this upcoming weekend. Three of the candidates running for Congress spoke about why they want to be the endorsed Republican candidate. State Senators Kelly Armstrong and Tom Campbell and Paul Schaffner spoke to people in the community and answered questions about controversial issues being…

How White House Figures Supporting ND Candidates Will Affect Elections

Political figures like former Vice President Joe Biden and Vice President Mike Pence are making an imprint on North Dakotans as they support candidates running for U.S. Senate

FARGO, N.D. — Political figures like former Vice President Joe Biden and Vice President Mike Pence are making an imprint on North Dakotans as they support candidates running for U.S. Senate. But how will their visits in support of Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Congressman Kevin Cramer affect the election? A Political Science professor at NDSU says it brings more presence…

Josh Duhamel Signs New Deal with North Dakota’s Tourism Agency

Duhamel already has earned $525,000 since 2013 to help lure visitors to North Dakota

NORTH DAKOTA — A native North Dakotan will continue to promote his home state. North Dakota’s tourism agency announced that Minot-native Josh Duhamel, the star of several “Transformers” movies, will be paid $365,000 to be the face of the state’s tourism campaign for the next two years. Duhamel already has earned $525,000 since 2013 to help lure visitors to North…

Changes Coming to the Minnesota State Fair

The projects will be funded through State Fair operating revenue and grants from the Minnesota State Fair Foundation

  REGIONAL — The Minnesota State Fairgrounds is getting an $11.1 million face-lift. The State Fair’s board of managers on Sunday approved $7.2 million in capital improvements and $3.8 million in maintenance projects for the coming year. The work will include construction of a new restroom and new pet exhibition area, improvements to the livestock complex and upgrades to infrastructure….

ND State Patrol: Porsche Driver Hurt in Distracted Driving Crash with Semi

A passenger and the driver of the semi were not hurt

STUTSMAN COUNTY, ND — The driver of a Porsche was hurt Sunday after rear-ending a semi on I-94 near Medina in Stutsman County. The semi had slowed up because its diesel fuel started to gel up and the driver of the car ran into the trailer. The state patrol says 37-year old Lara Weisman, of Excelsior, Minnesota was distracted and…

Longfellow Elementary Celebrates Becoming a Blue Ribbon School

Representatives from the state, both senators office's and alumni came to the assembly to speak to the students about this accomplishment

FARGO, ND — In September, Longfellow Elementary was named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2017 and now they’re celebrating. Representatives from the state, both senators offices and alumni came to the assembly to speak to the students about this accomplishment. Longfellow is the fourth school in the Fargo School District to receive this prestigious award. The principal says one…

Positive News for Former Fargo Police Officer

The board voted 6 to 2, saying Boelke did not violate the group's code of conduct

  BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota’s Peace Officers Standards and Training Board has voted in favor of a former Fargo officer who was fired in August for his poor work performance. David Boelke says he is satisfied with the state’s decision and while it will not allow him to get his job back, he is still able to apply for…

Interested in Growing Hemp in North Dakota?

Next year will be the third year of the state's industrial hemp research program

BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota’s Agriculture Department is hosting a meeting for people interested in growing industrial hemp. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Brynhild Haugland Room at the state Capitol in Bismarck. Next year will be the third year of the state’s industrial hemp research program. Its goal is to determine whether hemp can…

Miss America, Cara Mund, Named ND State Fair Grand Marshal

Miss America and Bismarck native, Cara Mund has been selected as this year's grand Marshal

MINOT, ND — The North Dakota State Fair has named its 2018 parade Grand Marshal. Miss America and Bismarck native, Cara Mund has been selected as this year’s grand Marshal. The 23-year-old won the crown of Miss America in September and is the first winner from North Dakota in the history of the national pageant. Mund will preside over the…