MOORHEAD — Fardoso Mohamed had just walked into Hornbacher's supermarket on Saturday afternoon when a man stopped her and told her: "Hey, you need to remove the hijab." The man, a customer who looked to be in his 60s or 70s, was referring to Mohamed's head covering, the kind worn by some Muslim women in public.
FARGO — A ballot measure seeking to legalize medical marijuana in North Dakota cruised to an easy victory on Tuesday night. In complete but unofficial results, 64 percent of voters supported Measure 5, according to the Secretary of State's Office. Ray Morgan, chairman of the measure's sponsoring committee, was ecstatic with the outcome. "It just shows the compassion and the care North Dakotans have for their fellow citizens," he said.
Wood smoke swirled past Dan Four Thunders as he sipped coffee outside the main kitchen at the Camp of the Sacred Stones. "This is Siouxbucks," he said, smiling. "And this is our star barista over here. Coffee, tea — he does it all." The barista, 68-year-old Allen Coomsta Matt, had no time to stop and chat as he quickstepped from fire to fire, tending pots of coffee. Matt, who's from the Flathead Reservation in Montana, had rolled into camp the day before and set up his teepee in the wind and rain.
FARGO — A 76-year-old Fargo man died this week after contracting the West Nile virus, according to his family, who hopes his death helps raise local awareness about the mosquito-borne virus. Arnold Thomas Esterby died Sunday, Aug. 28, at Sanford Health. His wife, Cheryl Esterby, said a doctor at the hospital told her that he tested positive for West Nile and that his death was reported to state health officials.
ADA, Minn. – Ask Mayor Woody Roux for a tour of the town he’s called home for 24 years, and like a proud father, he’ll walk you down Main Street...
FARGO – Forecasters are confident we’ll see two things today: heavy snow and howling winds. A major storm is predicted to sock the Red River Valley, bringing 10 to 20...
As the price of propane climbs to historic highs this winter, suppliers in the Midwest and elsewhere are scrambling to meet the needs of residents looking to heat their homes. On Tuesday, the executive director of the North Dakota Propane Gas Association could offer little hope for a price decline anytime soon. “I don’t know what can be done,” Mike Rud said.