METRO—Giving Hearts Day is just weeks away, but the preparation is not just a one-day only gig. The Dakota Medical Foundation is "re-doing" how it approaches the event, in the months and days leading up to it. The foundation is embracing Giving Hearts Day 'champions,' who can be seen as ambassadors to the non-profits. Training sessions and one-on-one meetings help brainstorm ways to successfully campaign and raise awareness.
FARGO -- The Fargo Landfill will be closed Thursday, Jan. 11 due to extreme wind. Debris can not be properly maintained in trucks with high winds and can often blow away from the landfill. The landfill will reopen Friday, Jan. 12. Residential garbage collections will continue as scheduled.
(WDAY)—The cities of Moorhead, Dilworth, their school systems and Clay County have deemed Tuesday Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. It's recognized nationally and is aimed to bring light to the negativity surrounding law enforcement around the nation recently. For the community its a way to show they recognize the difficult and sometimes risky job that officers have. Moorhead Police Chief David Ebinger says open communication is key to keeping a good relationship with the community.
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STANLEY, N.D. -- Names have been released following a fatal car accident that took place Wednesday morning near Stanley. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol press release: Clifford Bakke, 95, of Stanley, was traveling west on US 2 at mile marker 89 on the west edge of Stanley when he lost control of his 2016 Ford F150 and began to fishtail. Bakke entered the median, but he counter-steered and brought the vehicle back onto the roadway.
(WDAY)—The herd is thinning out in Fargo-Moorhead Wednesday night. Bison Nation is heading south in droves chasing their team; a team that's chasing a sixth National Championship in seven years. If you ever questioned the Bison's travel power, take a look at the Bison Tracker App. It shows a massive river of fans cutting through the center of the country on the road, flocking from Fargo to Frisco. A 1,073 mile trip, each of those thousands of green dots is a Bison Tracker user. Fans are on what they're calling the Magic Bus.
MINOT -- A Powerball player won Saturday night's draw of $100,000 in Minot. The lucky numbers were 28, 36, 41, 51, 58 and the Powerball number was 24. The ticket was sold at Superpumper #32 off Highway 2 in Minot. According to the press release, the prize was $50,000, but since the player purchased the Power Play option, the ticket is worth $100,000. No one has yet contacted the Lottery office to claim the prize.
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GRAND FORKS -- A Minot resident was cited for traffic signal disregard after driving through an intersection and hitting another vehicle, according to a report by the Grand Forks Police Department. The report says that officers responded at 9:04 a.m. on Sunday, December 31st to a two-vehicle injury accident at the intersection of 40th Ave S & S. Washington St.
FARGO -- Chick-fil-A West Acres announced through its Twitter page Thursday that the Fargo location will open on January 18, 2018. Chick-fil-A will be opening its doors at the 4100 13th Avenue South location near the West Acres Mall. TGI Fridays used to stand in Chick-fil-A's spot before closing in 2015 and being demolished on August 1, 2017.