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FARGO – Two people were assaulted and injured in an incident at a south Fargo hotel early Monday, June 18, a Fargo Police Department spokeswoman said.
WOLVERTON, Minn.- A train struck a semi-truck hauling grain at a crossing near Wolverton, Minn. in Wilkin County Tuesday morning, May 29. According to the Wilkin County Sheriff’s Office, the semi driver did not hear the oncoming train when it drove through a crossing on a gravel road approximately one mile east of Highway 75 and 170th Street. There were no reported injuries.
CHICAGO — Depression is a growing condition throughout the United States, but according to a massive new study, Minnesotans and North Dakotans struggle more than most. The study from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association shows the two states have a depression problem. The condition can be crippling, even life-threatening. Nearly 6.5 percent of those in the Fargo-Moorhead area struggle with the disorder, including 8.8 percent of all women.
METRO—A frightening social media posts making some serious claims has reached thousands in the Fargo-Moorhead area. A tweet talking about a 'trafficking cult' has been retweeted hundreds of times and replied to several times as well. Numerous people have responded saying they've been approached, usually in public. A Fargo Twitter user warns people of a religious group, calling themselves 'God the Mother.' The user goes on to tell people not to talk to them, saying they're 'a known trafficking cult' that's made its way to the F-M area.
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Somali-American man from Moorhead says he was racially harassed while on the job. Sharmake Mohamed was a driver for PTI, a company that transports Burlington Northern workers. A shocking video he recorded while on the job has him looking for a new job. Mohamed says he was driving three BNSF workers from Dilworth to Wisconsin, when he had a request. "[It was] time to pray," says Mohamed. "I said, 'hey, I'm driving all the way, so I need to take five minutes to pray.'"
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – An aunt of Justis Burland, the 6-year-old who died here Monday morning, April 9, after allegedly suffering horrific abuse, is at the head of a petition to change how child protective services works.
WEST FARGO—Just a couple of days after the fatal police standoff involving a Fargo man, Justin Dietrich's sister is speaking out.
METRO—As thick, heavy snow blankets the region and continues to fall there's a few things you should know about removing snow. With this sticky thick snow, removal services are going to have their work cut out for them and some will be working late into the night. If you're not fortunate enough to have a service hired, keep a few things in mind here. In Fargo, you are required by ordinance to clear your sidewalks of ice and now within 24 hours of the end of snowfall.
FARGO—As threats of violence in schools become more common across North Dakota, the state's superintendent says she is committed to improving security. In the metro, schools have a variety of safety features; locked doors, cameras everywhere, and student resource officers. A new plan proposed at the state level aims to beef up rural school security as well. Department of Public Instruction Superintendent Kirsten Baesler says she's working with the highway patrol to see if troopers can have a presence in some rural districts.
WEST FARGO—An unexpected letter has a West Fargo veteran and his neighbors wondering how long they will have homes. 130 people live in the public housing project in West Fargo, it's one of the oldest in the entire state. When one of those tenants received a letter about demolishing these buildings, he was very concerned. For Paul Berkness of West Fargo, the low-rise is home. It, along with the high-rise across the street, provides housing for many older and lower income people, which is why he was upset when he received this letter.