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OneFargo rally organizers announce demands for local changes

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 18:17
Unlike the May 30 riot that filled downtown with tear gas and the sounds of explosions, a sense of hope filled the park Friday afternoon.

North Dakota officially opens door for visitation at nursing homes

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 17:58
The amendment allows all facilities to start outdoor visitation of residents and introduces standards for nursing homes to open up indoor visitation.

Severe thunderstorms with chance of tornadoes, hail expected this weekend

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 17:41
FARGO — Severe thunderstorms with chances of tornadoes, hail up to 2 inches in diameter and wind gusts up to 75 mph may hit eastern North Dakota late Saturday and continue into Monday, June 8.

Police identify 'persons of interest' in NW Minnesota homicide investigation

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 17:26
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Authorities are investigating an assault that left a man dead in Moorhead on Thursday, June 4, city police said.

Peaceful gathering ends at Island Park; Fargo mayor 'never been more proud'

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 16:40
FARGO — After more than two hours of speeches, music and dance, Black Lives Matter activists concluded their rally at downtown Fargo's Island Park around 3:30 p.m.

Sports included in next phase of Minnesota's reopening

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 16:18
ST. PAUL -- As part of the state’s next phase in its coronavirus response, which begins June 10, gyms and fitness centers as well as pools and aquatic centers will be reopening soon with some restrictions, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and state officials announced at a Friday, June 5, press conference.

BSU football coaches, players discuss racial injustice in wake of George Floyd’s death

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 15:42
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer last week has sparked protests and discussions of racial injustice across the country. Many college football teams have been at the forefront of such discussions, including at Bemidji State.

Livestream of OneFargo event plus live reporting from InForum

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 15:30
This article has been opened up to everybody, regardless of membership.

Minnesota court order seeks to ban neck restraints, choke holds following George Floyd's death

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 15:25
Minneapolis law enforcement officers would not be allowed to restrain an individual by the neck or place them in a choke hold if a judge agrees to the order. An officer would also be required to intervene should their colleague initiate an unauthorized use of force.

LIVE: Gov. Burgum holds press briefing on COVID-19 pandemic

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 14:30
BISMARCK — Gov. Doug Burgum will hold a press briefing at 3 p.m. CDT Friday, June 5, to provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic in North Dakota.

New North Dakota higher ed policy seeks to protect student privacy

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 14:00
BISMARCK – The State Board of Higher Education unanimously voted during a recent board meeting to implement a new policy to protect the privacy of student data.

Letter: Working to end all racial injustice

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 13:46
Black Lives Matter focuses on the inequity and injustices faced by black people, while also uplifting the humanity of black people. It is imperative to understand that this movement does not view black lives as being more valuable than the lives of any other people. Contrary to this false narrative, often used to undermine its legitimacy, Black Lives Matter asserts that all lives matter.

If elected as Grand Forks mayor, Bochenski to keep business interests

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 13:40
But, others point out, there is plenty of precedent for city leaders with their own business ties. Also, the council acts as a check-and-balance system on any policy changes that mayors propose.

LIVE: Gov. Walz announces next steps in Minnesota’s reponse to COVID-19

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 13:30
ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz will announce the next steps in Minnesota’s response to COVID-19 at 2 p.m. Friday, June 5.

Port: Fargo Police Chief said officer complaints to media about deputy chief's actions at protest were "inexcusable and sickening"

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 13:23
MINOT, N.D. — George Floyd's death has sparked a tumultuous national debate about accountability for law enforcement. There seems to be a growing consensus that cops who do stupid, and sometimes even awful, things should face scrutiny.

Minnesota area towns taking steps to bring back baseball

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 13:17
Stephen-Argyle is taking to the road in order to get baseball started this summer.

Construction continues on Grand Forks Veterans Memorial

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 13:05
Dennis and Beverly Bosh visited the Veterans Memorial Park in south Grand Forks on Thursday, June 4, to see images of his uncle and great-uncle on the wall.

Boathouse on the Red open for the season in Grand Forks

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 12:28
Regular weekend hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; on Monday, Sept. 7, which is Labor Day, the boathouse will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Day after Grand Forks protest, police say no violence, no arrests, no trouble

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 12:15
The event was held to remember George Floyd, the man who died last month after he was pinned to the ground for nearly nine minutes by a Minneapolis police officer.


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