FARGO-- Downtown women's clothing boutique Lot 2029 will soon merge with its sister store, kitchen and home shop Mint & Basil, in June. The merger of the two stores will create an apparel, home and kitchen collection all under one roof. The clothing boutique will move a few doors down to Mint & Basil's location at 714 Main Ave. and take its name. Both stores are owned by husband-and-wife business partners, Hope and Donny Goldammer.
MOORHEAD, MINN.- Dr. Sheryl Sahr sees firsthand how much heartache can be prevented by taking two seconds to buckle up. The Sanford Health trauma surgeon spoke about the tragic repercussions on Monday, May 21, to kick off the annual Click It or Ticket initiative. Sahr can almost immediately tell which emergency room patients were wearing a seatbelt and which weren't by the severity of their injuries, she says. Patients who weren't wearing their seatbelt often suffer extremely severe head, facial and scalp injuries, as well as fatalities.
FARGO—U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has named four North Dakota students to the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars. Marissa Diggs of Oakes High School, Brianna D. Maddock of Kindred High School, Nidhi Mahale of Davies High School and Isaac Spanjer of Fargo North High School joined 157 other high school seniors from across the country for this honor. Devos recognized the students for excelling academically, in the arts and in career and technical education fields.
FARGO, N.D.- A 26-year-old Fargo woman and a 34-year-old Fargo man are accused of burglarizing multiple vehicles. Shelby Rose Azure and Rigoberto Diaz are being charged with nine counts of unlawful entry into a motor vehicle, one count of unauthorized use of personal identifying information, one count of attempted unauthorized use of personal identifying information, two counts of burglary, and two counts of possession of stolen property. Both Azure and Diaz have been arrested.
FARGO, N.D.- Customers of the Casey's General Store at 1462 N. Broadway are getting a bit of unwelcome news from a sign posted on the door. The sign states that the store will be closing for good at 11 p.m. May 28. When reached for comment, Mike Richardson, vice president of marketing for Casey's General Store, confirmed the closure. North Fargo resident Shannon Jensen lives less than a block away from the convenience store and goes there at least once a day.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- A 66-year-old Fargo woman who survived a rollover crash 12 miles outside of Bismarck Friday, May, 11 died four days later from an existing medical condition. The woman, identified as Patricia Westerholm, was treated and released the same day of her accident from Sanford Hospital in Bismarck.
FARGO – North Dakota has joined a coalition of states in filing lawsuits against a drug manufacturer for its role in the ongoing opioid epidemic in the United States. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem announced at a press conference Tuesday, May 15, that he had filed a lawsuit on behalf of the state in U.S. District Court against Purdue Pharma, the nation’s leading manufacturer of prescription opioids such as OxyContin. North Dakota joined Tennessee, Florida, North Carolina, Nevada and Texas in filing lawsuits Tuesday.