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Felony Charges Dropped Against Father and Son Arrested for 210 Pounds of Marijuana

Christopher Conkey and Robert Smith were charged after a traffic stop west of Mandan on I–94

MANDAN, N.D. — Felony charges are dropped against a father and son arrested in February after 210 pounds of marijuana was seized from their pickup. Christopher Conkey and Robert Smith were charged after a traffic stop west of Mandan on I–94. Conkey is from Oregon and Smith is from Washington state. Attorneys for the pair filed motions to suppress evidence…

Drought Conditions Ease Throughout North Dakota

Many areas in the western side of the state are still getting hit by these dry conditions

NORTH DAKOTA — Drought has eased over the past week in North Dakota but still blankets the western part of the state. The latest U.S. Drought Monitor map shows 63 percent of the state in some form of drought, down from 82 percent last week. Areas of extreme or exceptional drought have declined. The only part of the state in…

East Takes Both Shrine Games at Alerus Center

11 man: East 20-14. 9 manL East 28-27

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The 2016 high school football season wrapped up with the East-West Shrine game in Grand Forks. In the 11-man game, the East defeated the West 20-14. In the 9-man game the East beat the West 28-27. Categories: High School, Top Sports Headlines Tags: East, Shrine Bowl, west

Early Case of West Nile Found in Fargo

Vector Control is taking extra measures to prevent more cases of the virus

FARGO, ND — Cass County officials say they have found a mosquito with the West Nile virus in one of the traps in Fargo. There were 21 confirmed cases of West Nile in Cass County last year and finding a sample this early is unusual. Mosquitoes are the pesky bugs we can’t seem to get away from. “I hate them,”…

Cass County Vector Control Already Battling Mosquito Populations

Cass County Vector Control is making rounds in the community to get rid of mosquitoes before they cause harm

FARGO, ND — It’s almost that time of year again where the buzzing and biting insects are coming out to play. “Especially at night, sometimes at night when it gets really humid there will be like a thick cloud of them just to attack you left and right,” said Ward Kitzman from West Fargo. “This year we’re seeing mosquitoes in…

Planapalooza Hoping to Take West Fargo into the Future

Planapalooza is a weeklong event to citizen input on what they would like to change in the city of West Fargo

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Planapalooza is hoping to help the city of West Fargo transform into an all new and improved West Fargo 2.0. As people, we’re constantly working on becoming the best version of ourselves, which doesn’t happen overnight. The city of West Fargo and the West Fargo Park District are hosting Planapalooza, hoping to do just that for…

West Fargo Police Department Posts Job for New Police Chief

The job opening is now open for the public to apply for the chief of police position with West Fargo

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo Police Department wants to know if you have what it takes to be in charge. The city is looking for a Chief of Police after the commission fired Mike Reitan last month for creating a hostile and toxic work environment. The job opening was posted late Friday afternoon. Qualified applicants must have…