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FARGO—Downtown Fargo hosted a music legend on Thursday. The owner of BernBaum's restaurant snapped photo and posted it on Facebook Thursday when Tony Bennett popped in for lunch. Bennett was in town for a performance at Bluestem Amphitheater Thursday night. The owner says right before Bennett came in someone had asked if there had been any celebrity sightings. He says right after that Bennett walked in the door causing him to do a double take, but instead of ordering food he used the facilities.
NORTH DAKOTA—One million pounds of metal, coal and steam are pulling people around southeastern North Dakota this weekend. A vintage steam locomotive is giving people rides from Davenport to Lisbon, Wahpeton and Kindred. It's a three hour, 70 mile long trip. The train crew says this gives people a glimpse at the good old days.
MAPLETON, N.D.—A Mapleton barn is a total loss after a hay bail fire was not completely put out. Around 5:30 p.m. firefighters were called to a Mapleton residence, when they arrived the barn was fully engulfed. Neither people nor animals were injured in the fire.
MOORHEAD—Moorhead High School students are showing their support, in a unique way, for their superintendent. Dr. Lynne Kovash was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Weeks ago, she traveled to New York with students to attend a musical. They were all moved by the lyrics of the song "You are not alone." This past week, the students made this music video, of the song, to show their love and support for Dr. Kovash. If you'd like to see the entire video, click here. https://youtu.be/ibcsFHa0lec
FARGO—A drone event will shake up parking in downtown Fargo on Wednesday. The Civic Plaza parking lot located southwest of City Hall will be closed for Drone Focus. As a result, alternative public parking areas will be made available at no charge. Above is a map of different parking lots. To take a longer look, click here.
GRAND FORKS—A Grand Forks thrift shop was damaged Saturday when a car smashed through the front window. It happened just after the noon-hour when a car accelerated into the Salvation Army. The Grand Forks Fire Department says there was no major damage to the building, but the car nearly missed a support beam. Police believe the driver meant to reverse out of the parking lot, but instead accelerated forward instead. No one was injured and the Salvation Army plans to stay open the rest of the weekend.
FARGO—Dozens of dancers put their talents to the test this afternoon at NDSU's Festival Concert Hall. It was a part of Gasper's School of Dance's Spring Gala. Performers danced in a variety of styles including jazz, ballet, and solo. The Studio puts on this Gala every year to show how their students have grown throughout the season. Instructors say it's important because of the life lessons you can learn from dance.
(WDAY)—A sprawling property in Minnesota lakes country is turning into a place of peace and reflection for military survivors. Holbrook Farms Retreat is located on Holbrook lake, just south of Detroit Lakes. It holds all-expenses paid getaways to spouses of military members from all over the country who died in combat, an accident or by suicide. The non-profit organization is run by Fargo natives who have military connections. The retreat takes in about a dozen survivors at a time.
MINOT—Police are trying to find a stolen car after it was one of many taken and damaged from a dealership in Minot. Around 8:00 Friday morning, three vehicles were reported missing from a local car dealership, according to Minot Police. Since then, two of those cars have been found, but a 2011 Toyota Tacoma is still missing. Five other cars were damaged without being taken off the lot. No one has been arrested in in the case, but the police are still investigating.
FARGO—If you recently ate at the Chipotle location in Fargo hackers may have gotten to your credit card information. Chipotle says that hackers got a hold of customers' information at several restaurant locations including the one in Fargo. According to the company's website if you payed for a meal with a credit card between March 27th and April 18th, you're at risk. Chipotle says if you think you may have been targeted you should contact your credit card provider immediately.