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FARGO—Thousands could take to the streets of Fargo on Saturday for the second annual "Women's March." Fargo's march drew 2,500 last year. Some are preparing for Saturday by creating signs about issues North Dakota women face, including trafficking. Marchers hope to illuminate al sorts of troubles women must deal with. The theme this year is "Power to the Polls." Some marchers say the movement touches home here in North Dakota.
FARGO—Whiff six, Skol Mary, The Minneapolis Miracle, call it what you like, but there's no denying the miraculous game winning touchdown from the Viking's Divisional Round has many feeling Purple Fever. As the Purple Powerhouse heads into the Conference Championship this weekend, a few die-hard Vikings fans are re-living the glory of the 61 yard catch-and-run heard 'round VIkings country. Only, a game-winning call has never been quite so adorable. From the aftermath of one of the greatest moments in Minnesota sports history, comes one of the greatest impressions.
METRO—A recommended plan has the F-M Diversion Board of Authority one step closer to developing flood protection in Fargo Moorhead. The board is looking at a report created by a special Minnesota-North Dakota task force. The task force spent several months creating a proposal for flood protection. It's plan needs to legally meet the needs of both states. The Diversion Board will take the recommendation into account as it drafts a new proposal to submit before resuming work on a flood protection project.
FARGO—A brand new house sits on an infamous lot in North Fargo. This is the old lot of Michael Schumacher, where Fargo Police officer Jason Moszer was shot and killed nearly two years ago. But as this house becomes a home, there's hope the community will think of this spot in a different light. Danielle John spent the last few months helping build a Habitat Humanity home for her and her family. But it wasn't always smiles and hope at 308 9th street North. It's been home to bad memories for nearly two years now.
FARGO—A Fargo man is telling a cautionary tale, after a horrible discovery in his storage unit. U-Haul storage website prides the units on their cleanliness and dryness. One Fargo man's unit was anything but that, after only storing his property in it for 2-weeks. Now he's looking at some major losses. Blake Enger needed a place to keep his things, now he needs knew things. "I'm in between places now and rented out the storage unit," said Enger, "I've been there two weeks and when I went to drop stuff off it was completely filled with snow."
WAHPETON—A Wahpeton Elementary School teacher is on unpaid suspension Tuesday night. Kerry Hample, a music teacher at Wahpeton Elementary, is on suspension after alleged insubordination. The district's superintendent would not elaborate on the insubordination, or if Hample will be fired. The district's attorney was not available for comment.
WEST FARGO—It was a rude awakening for Roman Hedstrom Monday morning. A thief broke into not just his, but a dozen garages at his West Fargo Complex. He says the thefts have taken his sense of security, and has a message for others. It's enough to make your stomach sink. "I came to discover this morning- they took a crowbar it looks like, and popped the keyhole," said Hedstrom. Roman Hedstrom, of West Fargo couldn't believe how his morning started.
FARGO—A disabled Fargo veteran is upset after he says he was trapped in his own home. Gary Stuhr is concerned with how snow has been piling up at the end of his driveway, leaving his vehicles blocked in, until shoveled. He said, at times, there has been up to two feet of snow piled. The Air Force vet is unable to shovel his own driveway. Stuhr says the accumulations are a hazard for himself and his neighbor.
FARGO -- A tiny Fargo girl is fighting for a normal life after a very tough first three months of life.
HAWLEY, Minn.—The tragic death of a Barnesville woman has led to a touching tribute throughout our region. Jaynie Halvorson passed away in a car crash Tuesday morning near Hawley. The occupational therapist worked in many of the Heart O' Lakes schools in our region. Though many are thinking about how she left this world, it's clear she'll be remembered by who she touched while here. Come tipoff time, two colors divide, but this night one color unites, reminding fans of the life of Jaynie Halvorson.