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Habitat for Humanity Holds Wall Raising Celebration for Family’s New Home

This is one of three homes being built in partnership with single moms

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Habitat for Humanity held a wall–raising celebration at a house that will be a family’s new home come September. Audrey Dominguez and her four kids are currently living in a mobile home, where she says things are always breaking no matter how much she tries to fix them. “If it wasn’t for Habitat and the FM Realtors…

Veteran Honors Memorial Day with Other Members of CrossFit Ice House by Completing Honor Work Out

Michael Murphy was kind of the epitome of an American Hero someone who sacrificed his own life to save his team and his crew

FARGO, N.D. — Whether you are attending a ceremony or spending the weekend at the lake, most people are celebrating Memorial Day in their own way. CrossFit Ice House is not only doing what they do best, but honoring those fallen soldiers through a work out. “This was his workout of choice. He used to call it body armor and…

JL Beers Coaster Contest Almost Over: Last Few Days to Submit Designs

The contest gives people a chance to show their artist talents and submit it for a chance to win a sleeve of their own coasters

MOORHEAD, Minn. — For the second year, JL Beers is having their coaster contest and you only have until May 31st to submit your designs. The contest gives people a chance to show their artistic talents and submit it for a chance to win a sleeve of their own coasters. They also use them at the bar. This year is…

Work Ethic May Be the Answer to a Successful Career

A renowned speaker is teaching people how to better develop work ethic in themselves and in their employees

FARGO, ND — When employers around the world were asked, “what do you look for in an employee?,” the number one answer was work ethic. A renowned speaker is teaching people how to better develop work ethic in themselves and in their employees. “When you look at the future the future is happening fast it’s changing rapidly. 80% of the…

Take in the Detroit Lakes Ice Palace Before It’s Torn Down

It brought something fun to the town, something that everyone can be proud of like this is in our community and something good

DETROIT LAKES — Polar Fest in Detroit Lakes ends tonight but you can still take in the beauty of a 24–foot–tall ice palace until they knock it down. It took more than 1,100 blocks of ice to build the 24–foot–tall by 30–feet–wide ice palace and now it’s time for the community to say goodbye. “It’s bitter sweet,” said Scott Walz,…

Sen. Al Franken: “I May Be Leaving the Senate, but I am Not Giving Up My Voice”

The 66-year-old senator spoke in Minneapolis to about 300 supporters, family members and friends about his time in office

  MINNEAPOLIS — As Minnesota Senator Al Franken departs on January 2nd after resigning from office amid sexual harassment allegations, he wants supporters to know he’s not resigning from the work. “Here is my promise to you,” Franken told a room of supporters. “I may be leaving the Senate, but I am not giving up my voice.” The 66-year-old senator…

West Fargo Police Lieutenant, Former Chief Candidate Resigns

It has been a rocky year for the force

  WEST FARGO, ND — A candidate for the top job at the West Fargo Police Department has decided to resign three months after he didn’t get the job. Lieutenant Duane Sall turned in his resignation early last month after 25 years with the department. In his resignation letter, Sall said it was in the best interest of his family,…

ND Board of Higher Education Discussing Complaints of Hostile Work Environment and Discrimination

Hagerott says he "strongly disagrees'' with her assertions

BISMARCK, ND — The North Dakota Board of Higher Education met behind closed doors for about an hour to discuss a labor complaint against the university system chancellor. The complaint was filed by former vice chancellor Lisa Feldner after she was fired by Chancellor Mark Hagerott in September. She accuses him of creating a hostile work environment and discriminating against…

West Fargo PD Leaders Get Reviewed: Janke Expands the Department

In his first 100 days, Chief Heith Janke is restructuring the leadership workflow and adding new positions

WEST FARGO, ND — Leaders of the West Fargo Police Department were anonymously reviewed by employees. This about four months after Police Chief Heith Janke replaced former Chief Mike Reitan who was under fire for creating a hostile work environment. In a request for more sergeants from the city of West Fargo, Chief Janke outlined the department’s faults. “We set…

Emergency Responders who Helped Deliver a Baby Honored

They helped bring a baby boy name Beckham John Welk into the world

WEST FARGO, ND — F–M Ambulance and the West Fargo Police Department became local heroes for helping deliver a baby boy in West Fargo. After getting a call for a woman in labor, they found Nikki Welk while she was having contractions. Within minutes, a baby boy name Beckham John Welk entered the world to greet his parents, Nikki and…