After working part time at WDAY-TV during her college career, Cassandra – who goes by Cassie, joined the WDAY news team full-time in January as an Online Editor/Weekend Producer. She switched over to Reporter/Multimedia Journalist in June and is excited to work on stories you want to see! She was born and raised on the Turtle Mountain Reservation in Belcourt, ND and is part Turtle Mountain Chippewa. Cassie graduated from North Dakota State University in December of 2015 with a degree in Journalism, and an emphasis in Broadcasting. Cassie bleeds green and gold and is an avid Bison Football fan who attended every home game in her college career, thanks to being a part of the Gold Star Marching Band. Her hobbies include binge watching TV shows on Netflix, attempting to work out, and getting outside when she can. If you have any questions/story ideas feel free to email or call.
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Buffalo, ND (WDAY News) - Today, the group "Concerned Citizens of Buffalo" filed a lawsuit in Cass County Court to fight back against the proposed 9,000 hog farm outside their small town. They're trying to overturn the recently approved water quality permit. "I immediately felt our community voices were not heard, I feel betrayed by the very people who were supposed to protect us," said Liane Stout, Concerned Citizen.
Fargo, ND (WDAY News) - There's now some evidence people are actually using their pet's medication instead of getting their own. David Houghton and his dog Ryder are like best...
F-M Area (WDAY News) - Vector Control only goes out at dawn or dusk to spray and with strong winds moving the bugs around and cold nights making mosquitoes inactive,...
Moorhead, MN (WDAY News) - Nine weeks of preparation, 280-pounds of hamburger, and hundreds of hours have gone in to help a brother in blue. The Minnesota Fraternal Order of Police are hosting a Pasta Dinner & Silent Auction for Moorhead Police Officer Brad Schenck. In May, Brad was diagnosed with a brain tumor and Stage Two Cancer. He had surgery which removed about 75-percent of the tumor. Brad still has to go through radiation and chemotherapy and can't go back to work yet. The fundraiser is to help him and his family until he can return to work.
Fargo, ND (WDAY News) - Cat's Cradle Shelter in Fargo, are caring for kittens found abandoned on the side of the road over the weekend this Monday night. The shelter says it happens more often than you realize. The cat and her kittens were found on the east bound lane of I-94 about a mile outside of West Fargo. The Executive Director says this isn't the first time this has happened this year. Two women were driving and say they saw the mother cat's head pop out, otherwise they would have just thought it was another cardboard box.
Fargo, ND (WDAY/WDAZ TV) - Hot Dogs and a Cat were here to "Make American Purr again" by raising money for a local animal shelter. For just $5, people could eat some food relax in a hammock and hang out with a well-known cat Professor X. He's owned by NDSU students Jake Lynch and Zach Beaton. Professor X got his nickname "The Senator" from technically winning a student senate election a few years ago.
Fargo/Moorhead (WDAY News) - It's being called one of the most important projects for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in recent years, the F-M Diversion. That came on Tuesday,...
Fargo, ND (WDAY News) - Another call to action, from the ambulance worker trying to help flood victims in Louisiana. As we brought to you last week, Lana Barone has been collecting items to send to those in Baton Rouge. The response has been extremely positive, but she's running into a new problem: how to get everything there. She's received an overwhelming amount of donations, including furniture which will be too expensive to ship. So, she's started another GoFundMe Page, this time to help Send a semi-truck
Moorhead, MN (WDAY News) - With the students back on campus, the IRS is warning of a new scam targeting them. As area colleges start to come alive again, a warning from the IRS on a new scam going around the United States. Scammers are calling college students and their families saying they owe a "federal student tax" that needs to be paid off immediately using pre-paid cards or they could be arrested. But, the agency says it isn't true.
Fargo, ND (WDAY News) - A new herd of Bison has rolled onto NDSU's campus. NDSU President Dean Bresciani and student body President Spencer Moir led the class of 2020 through the university gates to the steps of Putnam Hall to officially welcome the new students. The Gold Star Marching Band lined the sidewalk and played for the incoming freshmen. The BisonArts Singers ended the presentation with singing the university's Alma Mater, 'The Yellow and The Green.' There was also a representative from the new class who spoke on behalf of her classmates.