Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) – Government shutdown: Washington was at a standstill and nearly 800,000 federal employees were forced to stay home from work. Leaders in both parties said the government shutdown could last for weeks.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- We continue our look back at the top stories of 2012 that made headlines locally. And in some cases, nationally.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- We begin our look back at the top local stories of 2012. They are the stories that captured our attention.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - It is history in the making; a small group of NDSU students is getting a unique learning experience, most of us can say we've never had. Those students are literally going to the end of the earth, Antarctica, for their studies.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - More and more of us are getting bombarded with text messages, some of them unsolicited. They are called text message spam. Cell phone companies are taking action to combat the ever growing concern. Some have even won lawsuits.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - It is a staggering reality. People living on the streets spent 3,751 stays this winter in overflow housing. Nearly half in churches in the metro that agreed to deal with the dilemma. We first told you about this new program last fall. It ended this week.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - The unsettling news of someone on the streets carrying around a scoped rifle forced companies to close. Police quickly urged nearby businesses to go into lockdown. Many of these businesses in that search perimeter heeded that advice. They quickly shut down.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - An afternoon manhunt turned up no sign of a suspect with a scoped rifle wandering North Fargo. Armed authorities spent hours, scouring the scene for the suspect, but left before finding the man.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- Fraser in Fargo is getting a grant for low income housing, strictly for that population. The first such facility in the state.
Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - You can credit firefighters for the saving the life of a Moorhead homeowner, dragged from her burning home. They found her using thermal imagery. Eighty-six year-old Elaine Carlson's remains in intensive care tonight. She was taken to Sanford for smoke inhalation.