WEST FARGO – A dodgeball tournament is planned here to help benefit Lend A Hand.
The last El Nino, in the winter of 2009-10, was also the last time it got to minus 30 degrees in Fargo (minus 33 on Jan. 2). El Nino has traditionally meant an increased likelihood of a mild winter, but that relationship has become less secure since the Pacific decadal oscillation flipped to the cold phase a little more than 10 years ago.
MOORHEAD – The Young Champions of Fargo-Moorhead, a group of advocates joining forces to fight Alzheimer’s and dementia, is hosting a free event from 5:30 to 8 p.m. March 25 here at All Star Bowl, 309 17th St. N.
Fargo hospitals Kaila Boe and John Hernandez, both Oakes, N.D., daughter, Essentia Health, Monday, March 10
NEW YORK – Getting adults to be more active on visits to children’s playgrounds could be as simple as removing the temptation to sit, a small new study by a Grand Forks researcher suggests.
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. - Fireside Inn and Suites in Devils Lake had a surprising guest Wednesday. At about 1:45 p.m. a deer broke through one glass door and then broke another door when exiting the building.
FARGO – Most people consider Legos to be toys. For Thermionix 4.0, a Fargo-based Lego robotics team, the plastic bricks offer a platform for creativity and developing presentation, inventing, problem-solving and even patent-seeking skills.RELATED CONTENT
MOORHEAD – A massive wood chip pile at the compost site here that’s been burning for more than two weeks continues to smolder, which could continue to cause smoky conditions for residents.
GROVE CITY, Minn. – Students and staff in the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District are mourning the loss of high school senior Zach Junkermeier, who was killed Tuesday in an avalanche in Montana.RELATED CONTENT
WASHINGTON – Sen. John Hoeven and two senators from Wyoming introduced federal legislation Wednesday that aims to reduce natural gas flaring.
Local fundraising company for nonprofits sues former business manager for money lost in embezzlement
FARGO – The former business manager for a local nonprofit fundraising firm and her husband are being sued by the firm in civil court after she pleaded guilty to embezzling thousands of dollars from the company.
ST. PAUL – MNsure wants to spend an additional $12.5 million this year to continue repairs to its website and call center, officials said Wednesday, as they unveiled plans for a balanced budget in 2015.
Skuza investigation to be done within days; police lieutenant left note for family before killing himself
FARGO – The Fargo police lieutenant who killed himself early Tuesday morning left a note for his family before driving outside of city limits and shooting himself with a personal handgun.RELATED CONTENT
BISMARCK – A request by the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department for permission to spend money to operate a marina on Lake Sakakawea purchased with public funds last year ran into some rough waters on Wednesday.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – A second woman has come forward to tell authorities she was a kidnapping and rape victim of the accused “vampire trucker” authorities arrested in November at Moorhead truck stop.RELATED CONTENT