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Several chickens killed in West Fargo chicken coop fire
Ag outlook focuses on soybean yields and profitability
North Dakota grapples with cuts to Extension Service
Training teaches about making a plan for crashes involving livestock
Organic fraud: Producers claim shady imports hurt industry
Radiation as a scalpel: Technique spares healthy tissue, treats inoperable tumors
Proposed refinery near western North Dakota national park spurs debate over economic, conservation concerns
Doctor who was disciplined now plans new Moorhead clinic
How we pay for care evolving balance between public and private payments
What to get your favorite Philadelphia Eagles fan for Christmas
Place a Business Announcement
Commentary: Militarized police officers were not why the #NoDAPL protests were violent
COMMENTARY: Republicans challenging Republicans is a healthy thing for North Dakota's dominant party
Commentary: Heitkamp sends email to constituents retracting misleading tax reform talking point
Why do farmers have barns? Obvious (or not)
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp continues to use bogus, retracted talking point about tax reform
Memorial service for homeless to be held Thursday
Early success reported in Fargo radio announcer's kidney transplant
More kids in F-M apartments: Some families content renting, others dream of homeownership
Fargo Theatre hosting free holiday concerts
Popular Fargo bar manager, near death, makes turnaround
Zimmer's 'D' destroys former team
Snowy owls head south
UPDATE: No. 12 Gonzaga needs OT to edge North Dakota 89-83
McFeely: Klieman says Bison unlikely to have Allison, Wimbush and Brooks for title game
UND to face another big, physical national basketball power
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Feel the heat: Besides being relaxing, taking a sauna offers health benefits
home & garden
red river valley fair
Snowy owls head south
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
BRAD DOKKEN: Despite no deer, muzzleloader hunt offers more fun than frustration
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
Norma Sylvia (Wisted) Sather
Luella M. Emmil
Floyd "Mike" Nesemeier
October 29, 2010
UPDATED: Harwood Elementary closes, students sent home, after sewer backup
HARWOOD, N.D. - Classes at Harwood Elementary was dismissed shortly after 9 this morning due to sewer backup in the school, according to Principal Jerry Barnum. The combination of a strong sewer smell and the fact that the school can't use running water or flush toilets prompted...
October 29, 2010 - 11:58am
October 26, 2010
Fargo included in state travel alert
FARGO - Seven North Dakota cites and surrounding areas have been placed under a travel alert by the North Dakota Department of Transportation. The agency issued a travel alert for tonight and tomorrow due to high winds and blowing snow, which may reduce visibility. Cities in the...
October 26, 2010 - 6:57pm
October 18, 2010
UPDATED: Rush hour crash involves 5 vehicles in south Fargo, 2 people sent to hospital
FARGO - A five-vehicle crash at 7:30 a.m. today sent two people to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and brought rush-hour traffic to a standstill at Interstate 94 and South University Drive. Fargo Police Lt. Joel Vettel said five vehicles were involved in the chain...
October 18, 2010 - 8:26am
August 27, 2010
UPDATED: Sanford doctor diagnosed with tuberculosis
FARGO - A Sanford Health doctor was recently diagnosed with tuberculosis, or TB, the hospital announced this afternoon. The hospital is in the process of contacting employees and making personal phone calls to all patients who may have been exposed, a Sanford news release says. At...
August 27, 2010 - 2:55pm
August 18, 2010
Baby's injuries prompt West Fargo police to arrest man on suspicion of child abuse
WEST FARGO - West Fargo police have arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of abusing a 4-month-old baby. Police identified the man as Lawrence Vincent St. John Jr. Authorities were called to a medical assist at 1121 14th Ave. E., in West Fargo about 11:40 p.m. Monday, according...
August 18, 2010 - 11:13am
July 21, 2010
Fargo Moorhead and West Fargo Chambers Announce Merger
The Chamber of Commerce of Fargo Moorhead and West Fargo Area Chamber of Commerce announced today at a press conference that the organizations will join forces by September 1, 2010. Four months ago, the Boards of the two organizations began discussions regarding a potential...
July 21, 2010 - 4:21pm
July 15, 2010
Police bust Fargo-Moorhead counterfeit ring
WEST FARGO - Metro police dismantled a significant counterfeiting operation this week, leading to several arrests. Authorities confiscated scanners, printers and solution for washing bills while executing a search warrant in Moorhead, West Fargo Police Detective Sgt. Greg Warren...
July 15, 2010 - 9:39am
July 14, 2010
Today's opening of Red River Valley Fair midway delayed until 3 p.m.
WEST FARGO - The carnival operation at the Red River Valley Fair has delayed its opening for four hours today to give it more time to inspect the rides after strong storms earlier this morning. Bryan Schulz, the fair's general manager, said the carnival company, Murphy Brother Expedition,...
July 14, 2010 - 12:46pm
July 9, 2010
UPDATED: Police identify man pulled from river as Fargo man
FARGO - Police here say the body of a man recovered from the Red River on Thursday has been identified as 37-year-old Brian Patrick Habiger of Fargo. Habiger was reported missing to the West Fargo Police Department by concerned family members Thursday evening, according to a news...
July 9, 2010 - 11:53am
June 30, 2010
Bobcat adding 100 jobs at Gwinner, N.D., plant
GWINNER, N.D. - Bobcat has announced more than 100 hourly positions will be added at the company's primary production facility in Gwinner between now and August. The company is currently accepting applications, according to a news release issued by Bobcat. "We have finished transitioning...
June 30, 2010 - 2:29pm
June 23, 2010
Search crews find body in Red River near 52nd Avenue South
FARGO - Officials who were looking in the Red River for a Fargo woman who disappeared on Saturday found a body in the river today near 52nd Avenue South. Lt. Pat Claus said police were notified at 9:45 a.m.
June 23, 2010 - 12:09pm
June 7, 2010
UPDATED: Two men injured in West Fargo construction accident
WEST FARGO - Two men suffered unknown internal and external injuries after falling 40 feet in a construction accident this morning in West Fargo. The two construction workers were working in the raised basket of a platform jack when the equipment tipped over just after 10 a.m., said...
June 7, 2010 - 11:09am
May 19, 2010
Horace man identified as fatal fire victim
HORACE, N.D. - The man who died in an accidental fire here Tuesday has been identified as Jared Scott Helgeson. Helgeson, 26, lived in the home at 610 Willow Court with his parents, Lyle and Tammy Helgeson. A news release issued this afternoon by the Cass County Sheriff's Office...
May 19, 2010 - 1:39pm
May 18, 2010
UPDATED: Body found in home after crews respond to Horace fire
HORACE, N.D. - A body of a man in his upper 20s has been found dead inside a home here after fire crews from Horace, West Fargo and Davenport responded to a house fire at 610 Willow Court. Capt. Rick Majerus of the Cass County Sheriff's Office said dispatchers received a call of...
May 18, 2010 - 4:07pm
May 12, 2010
Apparent scammer claims to raise funds for Walaker's mayoral campaign
FARGO - Police here are warning the public about an apparent scam in which the caller claims to be soliciting funds for Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker's re-election campaign. Walaker notified police of the call and would like to let residents know that he hasn't authorized anyone to...
May 12, 2010 - 11:40am