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May 2, 2014
Fargo man sentenced in drug murder; Wade Anthony Garrett to serve 24 years plus probation for fatal stabbing in March
FARGO — A Fargo man was sentenced Thursday in Cass County District Court to 24 years in prison and a year of supervised probation after pleading...
May 2, 2014 - 7:49am
May 1, 2014
Jones to perform in Fargo, Bismarck
Two-time Grammy winner Rickie Lee Jones will perform at the Belle Mehus Auditorium in Bismarck at 8 p.m. Friday, June 6, and at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at the Fargo Theatre. Rolling Stone magazine featured her on its cover twice in two years. Her latest album, The Devil You...
May 1, 2014 - 8:37am
April 24, 2014
Fargo’s ‘killing it’
Fargo once again finds itself in the national spotlight, thanks to the recent launch of “Fargo,” the television series airing on FX, a nod to the 1996 Coen brothers movie “Fargo.” As with the movie, the series’ connection to Fargo is slim. There’s a strikingly different...
April 24, 2014 - 7:26am
April 17, 2014
Roland hired as North football coach
Fargo North High School now knows who will lead its program when football practices begin in four months. The school announced Wednesday that Adam Roland — an assistant at North the last three years — will be the head coach of the Spartans. Roland, 32, is a former prep standout...
April 17, 2014 - 7:43am
April 2, 2014
Fargo train derailment worries discussed
FARGO — What if the fiery Casselton derailment on Dec. 30 had not happened a half-mile west of the small town, but in the heart of downtown Fargo? That’s the sobering – and difficult – question Cass County Emergency Manager Dave Rogness tried to answer Tuesday at North Dakota...
April 2, 2014 - 7:23am
March 31, 2014
Few turkeys caught during Fargo bow season
FARGO — Turkeys were added to Fargo’s in-town bowhunting program last year, but hunters didn’t exactly gobble up the new offering. With...
March 31, 2014 - 7:39am
March 14, 2014
Body found near strip mall
FARGO – Police are investigating what they say is a suspicious death after discovering a dead body behind a south side strip mall an hour after midnight Friday. Lt. Joel Vettel said officers were processing the scene east of 14th Avenue and 33rd Street in south Fargo....
March 14, 2014 - 10:52am
Homeless man freezes to death
FARGO — Results from the state medical examiner’s office indicate a homeless man found dead Jan. 9 in Fargo died of hypothermia, said Fargo police Lt. Joel Vettel. Randy Lee LaFontaine, 48, was found lifeless under a truck about four blocks from the Gladys Ray Shelter. LaFontaine,...
March 14, 2014 - 7:09am
Sales tax extension considered as part of flood control financing
FARGO — With a goal of starting construction on the proposed 36-mile flood channel next spring, Fargo-Moorhead Diversion leaders are considering a complex financing mechanism that may require voters’ approval to extend half-cent sales taxes in Fargo and Cass County. One of several...
March 14, 2014 - 6:55am
March 13, 2014
‘Pent-up reaction’ to school decisions played part in failed
FARGO — Fargo School District voters spoke Tuesday, and many of them weren’t happy. On Wednesday, school board members said they will re-examine the district’s options after 57 percent of voters rejected the district’s request to levy up to 150 mills in property taxes for...
March 13, 2014 - 7:42am
February 28, 2014
Dome Authority frustrated by city commissioners
FARGO — Members of the Fargo Dome Authority still haven’t made up their minds about the location for a new convention center — downtown or at the Fargodome. But they’re frustrated that the City Commission has. “Every day that goes by, this gets more politicized,” said...
February 28, 2014 - 6:55am
February 20, 2014
Fargo movie theater met with liquor board resistance
FARGO — Serving alcohol in one of the city’s major first-run movie theaters might be a tough concept for some here to swallow. But even if city officials sign off on the plan, a cut rate on the liquor license the theater owner proposed appears to be a total flop. The city’s...
February 20, 2014 - 7:57am
February 19, 2014
Fargo student pulled from pool
FARGO — A male student was pulled from the pool at Fargo South High school Tuesday morning and his condition is “serious,” Fargo Schools...
February 19, 2014 - 8:00am
Movie theatre liquor license: West Acres Cinema looking to add alcohol sales as part of renovation
FARGO — Moviegoers in Fargo could enjoy a cold beer with their hot popcorn as soon as this summer, as the owner of the city’s two major first-run theaters wants to add liquor sales as part of its multimillion-dollar renovation plans. Marcus Theatres will present its plan to the...
February 19, 2014 - 7:32am
February 17, 2014
Downtown best place for events center
If the Fargo Dome Authority and Fargo City Commission move ahead with a new events/ convention center for the city, it should be built downtown. If the preliminary economics of a downtown location do not compare favorably with a center near the Fargodome in north Fargo, planners...
February 17, 2014 - 7:33am