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Strong Sunday Night Storms Cause Damage In Northern Minnesota

Fosston's City Owned Cable TV System Took A Hit

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption FOSSTON, Minn. — Powerful storms Sunday night took out television service in Fosston. Mayor Jim Offerdahl says an apparent tornado touched down and took out the city’s owned and operated cable TV system. The Verizon…

Deal Is Reached To Keep Prairie Public Broadcasting From Downtown Fargo

Developers of Block 9 have agreed to help pay to get Prairie Public's radio and television signals around the building

FARGO, N.D. — A deal has been reached to help Prairie Public continue to broadcast from its downtown Fargo location after an 18-story building goes up. Developers of Block 9 have agreed to help pay to get Prairie Public’s radio and television signals around the building. A large crowd of Prairie Public supporters turned out for a public meeting last…

Remembering Ed Schultz: Local Broadcast Legend Who Made it National

From local play–by–play and sports shows to national politics, commentary and his very own prime time show

FARGO, N.D. – After passing away at the age of 64, people are remembering local broadcast legend, Ed Schultz for his unique personality and success. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen joins us live to tell us about his journey from co–workers and people from the community. This radio building off of 25th street in Fargo is where Ed Schultz’s once small broadcast…

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…

Biz Report: Minimum Wage Hikes, Lack of Holiday TV Ads, Burger King Coupon Clash and Apple Wants Your Trust Back

The federal minimum wage is currently at $7.25 an hour

NATIONAL — With 2018 officially here, many workers across the country will see an increase in their paychecks. Minimum wage hikes are taking place in 18 states, along with many cities and counties across the country. Washington State has the highest minimum wage in the U.S. with workers making $11.50 an hour and also holds the highest local wage at…

Popular HBO Show Host Takes on Fargo’s City Commission

A city of about 120,000 was thrust into the national spotlight on HBO

FARGO, ND — A popular HBO show host decided to poke fun at Fargo last night. In an episode about economic development, John Oliver used Fargo as an example, but he wasn’t exactly flattering. A city of about 120,000 was thrust into the national spotlight on HBO. “Take a look at Fargo, North Dakota,” Oliver said in the segment.  As…

CenturyLink Ordered to Reform Billing Practices in Minnesota

A spokesman says the company is pleased it could work with Swanson's office to agree on the order

  MINNESOTA — CenturyLink has been ordered to reform its television and internet sales and billing practices. Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit against the company in July for allegedly overbilling customers after quoting lower rates. A man from Blaine was quoted a base monthly rate of $39.97 for television service, but was charged a base rate of…

Say It Isn’t So! One of North Dakota’s Favorite Celebrity Couples Calls it Quits

The couple married in 2009 and has one son, Axl, who was born in 2013

  NORTH DAKOTA — The marriage of North Dakota’s biggest celebrity is over. Josh Duhamel and Fergie have confirmed that they decided to split earlier this year, but kept the news quiet to give their family “the best opportunity to adjust.” The couple married in 2009 and has one son, Axl, who was born in 2013. Duhamel is from Minot…

Actor Richard Anderson of “The Six Million Dollar Man” Dies at Age 91

He also was considered a fan favorite on TV shows such as "Bus Stop", "Perry Mason", "Dan August" and "The Fugitive."

  BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Richard Anderson, an actor well-known for the popular shows “The Six Million Dollar Man” and “The Bionic Woman” has died. His family says his death was from natural causes. Anderson started his Hollywood career in 1949 with a small role in “12 O’Clock High” and a comedic role in the TV series “Lights, Camera, Action!”…

Ronald McDonald House Charities Family Room Coming to Essentia

Essentia Health and Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Red River Valley are creating a space for support

FARGO, N.D. — When a loved one is in the hospital, it can be just as hard on the family. Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Red River Valley is teaming up with Essentia Health to create a family room program at the hospital. The current NICU will be moved to the fourth floor of the hospital that will be…