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New F-M diversion plan as good or better than alternatives, Minn. regulators say
August 27, 2018 - 12:16pm
MOORHEAD, Minn. — The new alignment of the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion is as good or better than all alternatives identified so far,...
How deputies ensure RRVF carnival games are winnable
July 13, 2018 - 7:38am
WEST FARGO, N.D.—From throwing darts at balloons to tossing rings in a bottle, the sometimes painfully difficult carnival games are back at...
Sales tax windfall expected for Fargo, West Fargo after Supreme Court case
July 12, 2018 - 5:25pm
FARGO —- A Supreme Court ruling requiring more online retailers to collect sales taxes will likely benefit Fargo and West Fargo significantly,...
Despite lack of ND inspection, RRVF manager says carnival rides safe
July 10, 2018 - 4:36pm
WEST FARGO—The Red River Valley Fair has hit West Fargo again, July 10-15, for the 51st year. With it comes food, live music and rides,...
Special elementary school planned for students with severe behavioral problems would be first of its kind in ND
April 24, 2018 - 2:02pm
WEST FARGO—The Fargo and West Fargo public school districts plan to join forces to create a small unified school specially designed to...
First Duluth Trading Co. in North Dakota sets opening date
March 14, 2018 - 1:16pm
WEST FARGO—Duluth Trading Co. has announced a Thursday, March 22, opening date for its first North Dakota location at 2261 Rustad Lane East...
'One of our greatest challenges': The region's smaller school districts scramble to find bus drivers
March 3, 2018 - 11:18am
WAHPETON, N.D. — As a school district superintendent you wear a lot of hats: finance expert, manager, leader, teacher, coach. In Wahpeton,...
'A new reality': West Coast marijuana operations shipping more down I-94 corridor
January 25, 2018 - 4:30pm
FARGO — With the West Coast now the new center for marijuana production in the U.S., and stepped-up drug interdiction on the nation's east-west...
Fargo mayor: New diversion plan could be out in 30 days
January 18, 2018 - 7:44pm
FARGO, N.D. — After the release of a report from a task force seeking to make the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion more palatable to skeptics...
Former TV anchor vying to replace ND state representative
January 3, 2018 - 5:25pm
FARGO — Longtime television news anchor Austen Schauer has announced he is running for the North Dakota House of Representatives in November....
Flood diversion task force finds common ground in some, not all cases
December 11, 2017 - 9:33pm
FARGO—Big changes may be ahead for the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion, including shifting flood impact and increasing costs, with the conclusion...
Governors say diversion task force unlikely to see consensus
November 29, 2017 - 11:43pm
MOORHEAD — On the big screens at the front of the room was a colorful flowchart engineers put together in hopes of leading the Fargo-Moorhead...
5 different F-M flood diversion plans and a massive ring dike studied
November 14, 2017 - 7:56pm
WEST FARGO, N.D. — The idea of putting ring dikes around Fargo-Moorhead is once more on the table as a replacement for the $2.2 billion...
Governors' F-M diversion task force includes staunch supporters, vocal opponents of project
October 18, 2017 - 8:19pm
FARGO — The governors of North Dakota and Minnesota have named members of a task force aimed at seeking compromise on the Fargo-Moorhead...
Dayton, Burgum to discuss F-M diversion
September 11, 2017 - 9:43pm
FARGO — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum and Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton plan to hold talks on the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion, which was...