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FARGO - What started out as an idea for 13-year-old Jordan Phillips to help her get through her mom’s breast cancer battle has turned into overnight success. Jordan is the daughter of Saul Phillips, former North Dakota State University men’s basketball coach.
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. -- The calendar has turned to October and for most of us that means taking advantage of the last few autumn weeks before winter arrives. For some that means taking in local pumpkin patches to get in the fall spirit and for others it is tailgating outside the Fargodome to cheer on North Dakota State. Both are quite popular in the metro this time of year. If you are looking for a way to combine the two, you can. Enter Thea’s Pumpkin Patch south of Pelican Rapids.
WASHINGTON -- Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has been honored numerous times for his play on the field but the NFL Players Association is honoring Wentz this week for his contributions off the field. The former North Dakota State star has been named the Week 3 NFLPA Community MVP for his help in propelling a campaign to provide service dogs for individuals with special needs.
FARGO - NDUS Chancellor Mark Hagerott will join The Rob (re)Port show at 1:05 p.m. on Friday, September 22 to discuss the recent stories about him. You can listen to the show on 970 AM and 93.1 FM along with a live stream of the show here .
Carver County, Minn. - So. Many. Questions. That is what the Minnesota State Patrol has to say after a motorcyclist who was wearing a panda suit was pulled over earlier this summer on Highway 101.
SOUTHPORT, England - South African Branden Grace created golf history on Saturday by shooting the first round of 62 at a men's major championship, at the British Open. In the 442nd major championship, Grace achieved what the greats of the game could not in 157 years of trying and cracked the previous best of 63, which had been achieved 31 times. Grace, ranked 35th in the world, made eight birdies in his bogey-free, eight-under-par third round at the par-70 Royal Birkdale course.
FARGO - Four friends woke up Saturday morning, July 15, in hopes of striking gold and finding the third and final coin worth $500 in the Northern Plains Coin Hunt. Erica Clark of Dilworth said she along with Jocelyn Dubbels of Dilworth, Chris Clark of Hibbing and Wyatt Whiteaker of Moorhead started out on their search shortly after receiving the Forum newspaper about 3 a.m. Upon seeing the first clue in Saturday's Forum — "I'm far from tropical, but there are similarities" — Whiteaker said they should check Island Park in downtown Fargo first.
BISMARCK - The Harlem Globetrotters are known for their trick shots and making the crowd go crazy during their games, but did they make history when they recently visited Governor Doug Burgum in Bismarck? Buckets Blakes and Beast climbed the 242-foot-high state capitol building to attempt to make the longest and highest 3-point shot in North Dakota history.
WYOMING, Minn. - The city of Wyoming, Minnesota has a population of just under 8,000 residents, but the Twitter account of the Wyoming Police Department? That is reaching tens of thousands of people after a viral tweet this morning. April 20 is the much anticipated "holiday" for marijuana users. Shortly after 5 Thursday morning, the Wyoming Police Department tweeted a comical picture "Undercover #420 operations are in place. Discreet traps have been set up throughout the city today.