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Kay Cooley

Kay Cooley came to WDAY 6 News in September of 2012. She was born in a suburb of Chicago then made her home in Hershey, PA. Kay graduated from Northwestern University, where she received her bachelor’s degree in journalism. At Northwestern, Kay was a member of the Division I Women’s Swim Team and a reporter for the Northwestern News Network on campus. Before coming to WDAY, Kay was working for KVRR in Fargo and interned at ABC27 in Harrisburg, PA. When she’s not out in the field reporting, Kay enjoys being active and spending time with friends and family. If you have story ideas, questions or just want to say hello, feel free to email Kay at

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Fergus Falls man starts program to help pay for school lunches

Fergus Falls, MN (WDAY TV) - A Fergus Falls man is stepping up to the plate, making sure kids in the district always have a hot lunch at school, even if they can't afford it.

WDAY, 03/03/2014

Flu outbreak has kept more than 50 students out of the classroom on a single day

Glydon, MN (WDAY TV) - A stomach flu outbreak is rapidly spreading around DGF schools, keeping more than 50 elementary students out of the classroom on a single day.

WDAY, 02/28/2014

Buy a Ford and get the gun for free in Hawley

Fargo, N.D. (WDAY TV) -A Hawley car dealership is taking a shot at a unique, one-of-a-kind sale.

WDAY, 02/27/2014

Moorhead bullying case show that as young students are using social media, bullying is taken to a whole new level

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - A bullying case out of Moorhead shows young students are using social media, to take bullying to a whole new level.

WDAY, 02/26/2014

Fargo Elementary School student brings airsoft gun to school

Fargo, N.D. (WDAY TV) -A big scare at a South Fargo Elementary school after a student brought an airsoft gun to school.

WDAY, 02/25/2014

After the two robberies in the last 24 hours, Fargo police have already half the number of robberies they see in an average year

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Two robberies in Fargo, in less than 12 hours, It adds to a busier year than normal for Fargo police when it comes to area holdups and police say they're now trying to track down the latest suspects.

WDAY, 02/24/2014

One family's big flood buyout home was moved through town today

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - For drivers in Fargo, your work commute could have been a little interesting this morning, while a huge house traveled right through town.

WDAY, 02/21/2014

Moorhead Sanford clinic will have state-of-the-art features

Fargo, N.D. (WDAY TV) -A brand new Sanford clinic is coming to Moorhead, opening its doors early next month.

WDAY, 02/20/2014

Several metro schools reinforcing policies for swimming during school

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Several schools in the metro do have very serious policies when it comes to swimming during school hours. Both in West Fargo and Moorhead students are not in the pool unless a certified instructor is on deck.

WDAY, 02/19/2014

West Fargo considers legalizing fireworks in the city

Fargo, N.D. (WDAY TV) - July 4th this year could bring a boom louder than ever before to West Fargo. After years of countless complaints, city officials are strongly considering legalizing fireworks in the city limits both on the 4th, and New Year’s Eve.

WDAY, 02/18/2014

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