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VNL Investigates: Fargo laundromat bans kids

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - A Fargo woman is asking for change after witnessing a single mother struggle to do laundry at a laundromat that doesn’t allow children inside. She says the mother was faced with a choice, give her kids clean laundry or have them sit in a hot car for hours.
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Man sentenced to 188 months on drug, shooting charges

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - A man convicted on drug and possession of gun charges is going to spend 15 years in jail. Mark Anthony Taylor, Jr. from Minneapolis was found guilty of conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute meth and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
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Car crashes into Moorhead apartment building

MOORHEAD, Minn. (Valley News Live) - A vehicle crashed into the side of a building at the Summit Ridge apartment complex Thursday night. Red River Dispatch has confirmed with Valley News Live that Moorhead Police responded to a call just after 8:15 p.m. There is no word on the cause...
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Reward offered in cattle shooting case out of Kidder County

FARGO, N.D. (newsdakota.com) - A substantial reward is announced for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a person or persons involved in a cattle shooting case in Kidder County. The Kidder County Sheriff’s Office announced on Thursday, July 29, that cattle had been found shot in the Dawson...
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5 North Dakota hospitals noncompliant with federal price transparency rule, nonprofit report finds

Several North Dakota hospitals are not compliant with federal price transparency regulations for hospitals, a report by a patient rights advocacy group found. The compliance report randomly surveyed five North Dakota hospitals as part of its nationwide audit. While all five hospitals do post their prices in some form somewhere on their website as required by federal regulations, all five – Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, CHI St. Alexius Health in Bismarck, Trinity Hospital in Minot, and the Sanford Medical Centers in Bismarck and Fargo – were found to be not fully compliant with various aspects of the rule.
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Area pools closed because of smoky conditions

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - Pools in Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead are closed Friday afternoon because of the smoky conditions. According to the Fargo Park District website, all outdoor pools located at Davies Recreational Pool, Southwest Recreation Pool, Roger G. Gress Northside Pool, Island Park and Madison Pool & Splash Pad are closed for the afternoon session. They may open for its evening sessions and you can check for updates by clicking here. The Fargo Park District says its frequently monitoring the air quality index to determine when it’ll reopen the pools and that they’re taking it “day by day.”
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Horace High School Won’t Be Ready By First Day of School

HORACE, N.D. (Valley News Live) - Horace High School will not be ready for the first day of school on Thursday, August 26. The West Fargo school district sent an email to parents saying, in part, “While this is not the news we hoped to be sharing in preparation for the new year, we remain committed to providing equitable learning opportunities for our Hawk students. We are working closely with the staff at Horace High School and Heritage Middle School to accommodate both ninth and tenth grade students at Heritage until Horace High is deemed ready for use.”
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More trouble for Africa Nightclub management?

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - An embattled Fargo bar may be headed for another management issue. This latest discovery follows yesterday’s explosive city commission meeting regarding the Africa Nightclub’s suspended liquor license. Africa nightclub’s new general manager Kwame “Daniel” Omane has been named in an investigation involving the Gorkha...
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Woman who Fatally Crashed into Semi near Glyndon Identified

(Clay County, MN) -- We now know the name of the Mahnomen County woman that died in a crash near Glyndon late Tuesday. The Minnesota State Patrol confirming that Rebekah Joyce Knapp was driving her 2005 Buick eastbound on 28th Avenue North around 9pm when she struck a semi headed south on Highway 9 in Spring Prairie Township.
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Moorhead mosque vandal apologizes, receives probation

MOORHEAD, M.N. (Valley News Live) - The man accused of vandalizing a Moorhead mosque with racist and hateful graffiti back in April won’t spend another day in jail. A Clay County judge sentenced 22-year-old Benjamin Enderle to five years of supervised probation, along with 40 hours of community service with a minority group, mandatory participation in a restorative justice program, and Enderle is prohibited from ever owning a firearm.
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Duplicate addresses in Horace causing mail, delivery issues for some

HORACE, N.D. (Valley News Live) - What used to be the quiet, sleepy town is now exploding with development and new residents, and there are growing pains the city wasn’t expecting. “This is a first for us,” Barrett Voigt, Horace’s Community Development Director said. Barrett says the city of Horace...
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MN Candidate for Congress Opens Up About Suicidal Thoughts

MOORHEAD, Minn. (Valley News Live) - Mark Lindquist starts a 5-minute video on Facebook Thursday by stating, “I am not ok”. Lindquist lives in Moorhead and performs for the largest crowds in America, including singing the national anthem at University of North Dakota hockey games. He says it all started singing for the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks baseball team. The singer and motivational speaker/entertainer is now running for Congress.
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Horace High Not Ready For Beginning Of School Year

(Horace, ND) -- Officials say Horace High School will not be ready for the first day of school. The West Fargo school district sent a message to parents saying they were working with staff to accommodate ninth and tenth graders at Heritage Middle School until the high school is ready.

Letter: This skeptic is getting the vaccine

I have written a number of letters to the editor critical of vaccines. All my criticisms have been based on science. I weigh the risk vs. the reward, and I feel some vaccines don't measure up. I'm not an anti-vaxxer, I'm a judicious vaxxer. When it comes to the COVID...
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Women’s self-defense class held amid crime concerns in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Women in the area get the opportunity to learn about self defense and prepare themselves against possible violence. Define the Fight Women’s Self Defense class was created by Mariah Prussia to help educate women on the different tactics to protect themselves in dangerous situations. “The key...