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Moorhead Dairy Queen Raises Money for Veterans’ Honor Flight

They donated half of their total sales for the day

MOORHEAD, Minn.–  The Moorhead Dairy Queen donated half of their total sales for the day to the Veterans’ Honor Flight. The flight takes veterans to Washington, D.C. to see the memorials in their honor. This is the third year Dairy Queen has been donating to the cause. It’s also in memory of the founder of the Moorhead location, Bob Litherland,…

Second Lady Karen Pence To Visit North Dakota Bee Farm

Karen Pence will visit Dietzler Honey Bee business in Larimore

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — While Vice President Mike Pence visits Grand Forks Air Force Base on Wednesday, his wife will be on a farm. Second Lady Karen Pence will visit Dietzler Honey Bee business in Larimore to learn more about the bee business. Last year, the Second Lady installed a beehive on the grounds of the Vice President’s home in…

Fentanyl Ring Investigation Lands North Dakota Prosecution Team DEA Award

"Administrator's Award for Outstanding Group Achievement"

U.S. Attorney for North Dakota Christopher Myers/Bailey Henke, Grand ForksFARGO, N.D. — An investigation into a deadly fentanyl ring has resulted in a prestigious award for U.S. Attorney Christopher Myers and his team. The DEA has recognized the team of investigators and prosecutors with the “Administrator’s Award for Outstanding Group Achievement” at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. This is the…

Local Spellers Make It Through 3rd Round Of National Spelling Bee, But Their Journey Ends

8th graders from Fargo and Crookston Did Not Score Enough Points To Make The Finals

Tobi Shorunke-Fargo/Ainsley Boucher-CrookstonWASHINGTON, D.C. — It was smooth sailing through round three of the spelling bee for Ben Franklin 8th grader Tobi Shorunke of Fargo. Shorunke easily spelled the word “deliverable” in round 3 and now moves on to the 4th round. He is the only speller from North Dakota to make this year’s spelling bee. Ainsley Boucher, an 8th…

North Dakota’s Top Speller Makes It To The Next Round

Tobi Shorunke is an 8th grader at Ben Franklin Middle School in Fargo, Ainsley Boucher of Crookston is one of 8 Minnesotans in the contest

WASHINGTON, D.C. — North Dakota’s top speller made it to round two of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. So how did Tobi Shorunke of Fargo do Tuesday afternoon? His word was “portulaca” and he asked for the definition. Any plant of a genus of mainly tropical succulent herbs having usually yellow, pink, red, white or purple ephemeral flowers with four…

Honor Flight Veterans Visit War Memorials On Final Day of Trip

They were surprised with a visit by Horizon Middle School students

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Veterans on the Honor Flight of North Dakota and Minnesota are wrapping up their trip to our nation’s capital. But before they made their way back to Fargo, they were surprised with a visit by Horizon Middle School students. The veterans’ last day was filled with some pretty special moments but they’re saying one of the highlights…

Officer Allery Honored During Candlelight Vigil In Washington, D.C.

Allery was killed in a shootout with a man in a stolen vehicle in January 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A fallen North Dakota officer is being honored this weekend in Washington, D.C. Rolette County Sheriff’s Deputy Colt Allery was killed in the line of duty along with 128 other officers across the country in 2017. The names of those officers were read tonight during the 30th Annual Candlelight Vigil attended by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions….

Davies, Fargo North, Oakes and Kindred Have Presidential Scholar Seniors

The students will be honored June 24 at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Four North Dakota students have been named as Presidential Scholars, two of them are from Fargo. Nidhi Mahale of Davies and Isaac Spanjer of Fargo North were honored along with Marissa Diggs of Oakes and Brianna Maddock of Kindred. Diggs, Mahale and Spanjer were recognized for academic achievement, while Maddock was chosen for her skill in career and technical education….