MAPLETON, N.D. - A Mapleton Elementary third-grade teacher has been named North Dakota’s 2019 Teacher of the Year. Kayla Delzer was presented the award in the school gymnasium Tuesday morning, Sept. 25. Delzer has taught in Mapleton since 2016, after teaching in West Fargo and Thief River Falls, Minn.
FARGO - Grassroots Cannabis, a firm with ties to Chicago, has submitted plans to build a medical marijuana manufacturing facility in an industrial park south of Fargo proper, according to information filed with the city’s inspections department.
FARGO — Top Trump administration officials urged representatives of North Dakota’s farmers and ranchers to hang tough in coming months, saying battles over trade with the European Union, China, Canada, Mexico and other countries can be won with patience and resolve. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said America’s trade partners are targeting agriculture when they retaliate on tariffs placed by the administration, because that’s where they feel America is weakest.
FARGO – The family of Gustave August Bartholomay was a big brood in the Sheldon, N.D., area in the first half of the 20th century. Between two wives, Gustave had 14 children who survived to adulthood, with nine of them pitching in to serve in the U.S. military – eight of them during World War II and the Korean War. John Bartholomay is one of those nine.
FARGO - Partly sunny skies and a light breeze made Saturday, July 28, a beautiful day to take in the Fargo AirSho, and thousands did just that, pouring in the main gate to stake out their spots along the flight line. A number of aerobatic acts drew oohs and ahs throughout the day, but it was the finale put on by the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels that everyone was waiting for.
A new “next generation” Cash Wise Foods store, emphasizing fresh foods and convenience, will hold its grand opening Tuesday, July 24, in Fargo’s Timber Creek development. The store at 4907 Timber Parkway S. was a beehive of activity Monday, as workers stocked shelves, iced cookies, put up signs, laid sod, and dozens of other tasks.
FARGO – A lawyer for Daniel Habiger, a 29-year-old Fargo man accused of killing another man during a fight in March, said Monday, July 16, that he still hasn’t received a report on an independent mental evaluation done on his client. Cass County District Judge Frank Racek agreed to let the defense present that report at an Aug. 7 hearing.
FARGO – More than $104,000 was spent to provide security and to control crowds and traffic during President Donald Trump’s June 27 campaign visit to Fargo, all of which will come out of the pockets of local taxpayers, officials said. The estimated total of $104,528.22 is similar to the Trump rally held June 20 in Duluth, Minn., where about $90,000 was reportedly spent by the city and St. Louis County for that event.
HITTERDAL, Minn. – Members of Valley Water Rescue searched a slough just west of a rural Clay County farm on Wednesday, July 11, seeking more evidence in the death of Troy Yarbrough, who investigators say was murdered last month. The search of the slough near a farmstead owned by Jason Jenson at 25324 70th Ave. N. started about 9:30 a.m., and divers were there until about 2 p.m., said Pete Fendt, president of Valley Water Rescue.
WEST FARGO – All insurance companies doing business in North Dakota will soon be required to provide coverage for autism spectrum disorders, the state insurance commissioner announced Wednesday, July 11. A bulletin was issued Wednesday to insurers telling them that treatments for autism can’t be excluded from their policies, Commissioner Jon Godfread said in a news conference at the North Dakota Autism Center.