FARGO — Efforts to deepen the knowledge of Native American heritage in the region may come to fruition with the recent proposal of a Native American Center in the area. What began as a discussion to construct a sweat lodge on a portion of land near a local psychiatric and addiction facility has evolved into a proposition for a cultural landmark.
FARGO — The relaxing, enjoyable pastime of assembling jigsaw puzzles has found its way into the intense world of competition. Event organizers had to turn competitors away for the first ever North Dakota Jigsaw Puzzle Championship Sunday, July 15, at the Red River Valley Fair. Only 20 teams were accepted to compete. Competitors of all ages participated in the inaugural competition, where teams of three-to-four members had to assemble a 500-piece puzzle in three hours.
DEVILS LAKE, N.D.-- A Devils Lake man has died from injuries sustained in an accident July 9, when he ran a red light and struck another vehicle on the driver's side, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Wade Vetter, 53, was northbound on 5th Ave. Southeast, on a Schwinn bicycle with a gas motor attached, approaching a red light at its intersection with U.S. Highway 2. The Toyota Avalon driving along U.S. Highway 2 had a green light, and as the vehicle crossed the intersection, the bicycle crashed into the driver side.
FARGO—The intersection of 21st Street South and 12th Avenue South will remain closed to traffic until late Monday, July 16. Traffic will be detoured to 17th Street South via 13th Avenue South and 11th Avenue South. The closure, which began July 10, is necessary in order to repair water gate valves and the street.
FARGO- A Fargo man known for portraying Santa Claus at West Acres Shopping Center died Thursday, July 5, at Bethany Retirement Living. But Palmer Forness, 88, was more than a mall Santa. He was a Fargo firefighter, a Korean War veteran, a writer and a father with a will to make a difference in the world. Known for his compassion, Forness lived his life focused on impacting others.
FARGO – Local residents and retirement communities will participate Thursday, June 21, in Alzheimer’s awareness events in honor of The Longest Day, a national movement to show love for those affected by the disease while raising funds and awareness.
FARGO — Miss America 2018 and Girl Scout alum Cara Mund got to share her story with fellow scouts Tuesday, June 19, about how her involvement with the organization impacted her life's journey.
FARGO — Cass County is considering joining a growing number of counties, cities and states that have launched legal action against the manufacturers and distributors of opioids. The county has met with two law firms that have contacted them regarding potential representation in the multidistrict litigation cases, a single suit that hundreds of opioid-related lawsuits have been consolidated into.
FARGO — Dragonfly-hatching season in North Dakota and northern Minnesota has commenced. It's nearly impossible in recent days to look up and not see a mob of the gigantic-eyed flying insects swarm the sky, leaving many area residents wondering if this is normal. Dragonflies are here, there and everywhere in 2018, but the tremendous amount of the creatures is no cause for concern, according to North Dakota State University Entomologist Diagnostician Alexander Knudson said.
ARGUSVILLE, N.D. – An aerial mosquito control application has been rescheduled here due to weather. The city will now be sprayed from 7-11 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, weather permitting.