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WEST FARGO—Just a couple of days after the fatal police standoff involving a Fargo man, Justin Dietrich's sister is speaking out.
WEST FARGO—An unexpected letter has a West Fargo veteran and his neighbors wondering how long they will have homes. 130 people live in the public housing project in West Fargo, it's one of the oldest in the entire state. When one of those tenants received a letter about demolishing these buildings, he was very concerned. For Paul Berkness of West Fargo, the low-rise is home. It, along with the high-rise across the street, provides housing for many older and lower income people, which is why he was upset when he received this letter.
WAHPETON -- A tight community is mourning the loss tonight of a Wyndmere boy with a joyful and generous heart. Jessy Haberman may have only been eight, but in his short life he was many things; a fighter who dealt with an unknown syndrome, loving boy who plastered countless smiles onto others' faces, and above all, Jessy was a giver. Jessy Haberman may have accomplished as much in 8 years and touched so many people in so many ways as some do in 80 years.
FARGO—Community members are weighing in on the search for a new superintendent in West Fargo. The school board met with several district members tonight. They provided input on the search to replace retiring Superintendent, Dr. David Flowers. Fifteen candidates will be narrowed down to around six in the coming weeks. The board hopes to offer a contract to its top candidate by the end of next month. Board members are hopeful the tight schedule will keep other districts' search for new superintendents non-factors.
COLFAX, N.D. – For the first time since investigators began looking into alleged sexual misconduct between students at the junior and senior high school here, the Richland 44 School Board on Tuesday, Feb. 13, addressed the allegations. The school district opened an investigation late last month after parents complained of potential sexual misconduct with students, including allegations that bullying or hazing of younger boys by older students was happening in the boys locker room.
METRO—Our local Herberger's stores are safe from closure, despite its parent company filing for bankruptcy. More than 40 stores nationwide are closing. A spokeswoman with the parent company, Bon-Ton said no North Dakota stores will be affected by the bankruptcy. The Moorhead, and Fergus Falls locations will also be unaffected. Pennsylvania based Bon-Ton recently fell more than a billion dollars in debt.
FARGO—A Fargo man is telling a cautionary tale, after a horrible discovery in his storage unit. U-Haul storage website prides the units on their cleanliness and dryness. One Fargo man's unit was anything but that, after only storing his property in it for 2-weeks. Now he's looking at some major losses. Blake Enger needed a place to keep his things, now he needs knew things. "I'm in between places now and rented out the storage unit," said Enger, "I've been there two weeks and when I went to drop stuff off it was completely filled with snow."
WEST FARGO—It was a rude awakening for Roman Hedstrom Monday morning. A thief broke into not just his, but a dozen garages at his West Fargo Complex. He says the thefts have taken his sense of security, and has a message for others. It's enough to make your stomach sink. "I came to discover this morning- they took a crowbar it looks like, and popped the keyhole," said Hedstrom. Roman Hedstrom, of West Fargo couldn't believe how his morning started.
FARGO—Our first snowfall of more than an inch this season in Fargo, has created hazardous travel conditions for last minute shoppers and early holiday travelers. It's taking a few drivers a little bit of time to shake off the rust after the first inch plus snowfall this winter. A few friendly reminders, before you hit the road make sure you've cleared off your lights and cleared your wipers of ice. Even so, Wednesday's weather conditions still lent themselves to several crashes in the region.
WEST FARGO—A West Fargo home looked like a wildlife refuge on Wednesday. This picture shows a coyote wandering around a fenced back yard in the Shadow Creek neighborhood. Wildlife experts say it's best to avoid coyotes, especially ones out in daylight. There's no need to call authorities about one, unless it's too close to children or pets.