FARGO – Ed Schultz, the longtime broadcaster who churned up the Fargo-Moorhead area airwaves before moving into the national spotlight as a progressive firebrand, died of natural causes Thursday, July 5, at his home in Washington, D.C.
FARGO - Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer is being asked to defend a key provision of the Affordable Care Act that protects against discrimination by insurance firms based on pre-existing health conditions. “No one should be denied care for a condition they were born with,” state Rep. Karla Rose Hanson, D-District 44, said at a Democratic-NPL news conference Thursday, June 28, at the Northern Pacific Depot on Main Avenue.
GALCHUTT, N.D. - A driver killed in a collision near here Monday morning, June 25, has been identified by the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Isaac Englestad, 22, Mooreton, N.D., was the driver of a 1996 Ford Mustang that collided with a pickup about 6:40 a.m. roughly 3½ miles west of Galchutt, the Highway Patrol reported Tuesday, June 26. According to the Patrol report:
FARGO – Heavy rains over the last few days means the Red River in Fargo is expected to crest above flood stage at 18.8 feet sometime Tuesday evening, June 19, a National Weather Service meteorologist said.
Fargo, ND -- Tickets are now available online on a first-come, first-serve basis for President Trump's rally in Fargo. The upcoming event will be held on June 27 at the Scheel's Arena. President Trump is visiting North Dakota in support of Congressman Kevin Cramer's run for the U.S. Senate seat.
FARGO – If a trade war breaks out between the U.S. and China, North Dakota soybean farmers could take big losses. President Donald Trump announced Friday, June 15, that he’s imposing 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion in goods from China. In response, Chinese officials vowed to impose similar trade barriers on U.S. goods, the Washington Post reported.
FARGO – Former school board president Robin Nelson led a field of five candidates who won seats on the Fargo School Board on Tuesday, June 12. Nelson and current board President Rebecca Knutson led the crowded field of 10 candidates with 16 percent of the vote apiece, followed by incumbent Jennifer Benson with 13 percent, incumbent David Paulson with 11 percent, and Brian Nelson with 10 percent, according to complete but unofficial results from the North Dakota Secretary of State’s Office.
NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. – The New Rockford-Sheyenne School Board has voted against a recommendation to fire Superintendent Jill Louters for having stayed in the same hotel room with her son and unrelated fifth-grade boys during an archery tournament in Minot in March. The vote to dismiss Louters for chaperoning the boys without the permission of all of their families failed by a 2-4 margin Tuesday, May 29, said School Board President John McKnight.
FARGO - Staff in Fargo’s public schools are being injured by students at a much higher rate this year than last year, School District records show. In the 2016-17 school year, there were 341 recorded incidents of very minor to severe injuries to staff due to student behaviors, records show. Through April 30 of this year, there have been 510 reports, a nearly 50 percent increase, records show.
FARGO – Drugs, cash and weapons were seized from a south Fargo home and one man was arrested Tuesday morning, May 22, after a search warrant was executed by area law enforcement agencies, the Fargo Police Department announced. A search of 1019 Fourth Ave. S. turned up 10 pounds of marijuana packed for sale, possible heroin and methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, $6,000 in cash, a 5.56-caliber rifle, a .40-caliber handgun and a 9 mm handgun, Fargo police said.