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Business leaders, student senators rally around NDSCS president before meetings on critical audit
May 28, 2019 - 5:59pm
WAHPETON, N.D. — Local business leaders and student senators have written letters of support for the North Dakota State College of Science...
Panel to look 'very thoughtfully' at audit showing conflict of interest at NDSCS
April 16, 2019 - 6:39pm
FARGO — Members of a State Board of Higher Education oversight committee are withholding comment on an audit of the North Dakota State College...
West Fargo School Board narrows the list of middle, high school names
February 26, 2019 - 6:04pm
The West Fargo School Board is one step closer to naming its third middle school and high school. The board whittled down a list of names for...
Fargo school bus driver accused of DUI with kids on board
February 19, 2019 - 10:58am
FARGO — Fargo police arrested a school bus driver Monday afternoon, Feb. 18, after receiving a tip that a bus was swerving all over the road...
Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion gets a step closer to DNR's permit decision
November 13, 2018 - 6:01pm
FARGO — Several concerns remain unaddressed, but there's still no alternative with a lesser environmental impact than the Fargo-Moorhead flood...
Survey: Convention center could help make Fargo a tourism hotspot
October 16, 2018 - 7:16pm
FARGO — It seems Fargo is already working toward what the people want, at least when it comes to tourism — but the industry could...
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...