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North Dakota “Blue Alert” Suspect Appears in Court

Salvarado says he will not fight extradition back to North Dakota to face attempted murder and assault charges

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The suspect who allegedly tried to run down a Bismarck police officer and triggered a statewide Blue Alert manhunt appeared in court in South Dakota. Ulises Salvarado, 22, was arrested in Brookings, South Dakota after he went into a convenience store and asked the worker for help for a gunshot wound to his arm. He was…

President Trump Names January 19 “National Sanctity of Life Day”

Vice President Mike Pence also spoke to rally members from the Rose Garden

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Trump has declared today as “National Sanctity of Life Day.” The president spoke to March for Life supporters who were on the National Mall promoting the pro-life movement. Mr. Trump appeared on video feed as he spoke to a crowd from the Rose Garden. He says he will fight to continue to defend the first right…

Community Begins Prepping for 2018 Women’s March in Fargo

Many people from the community started making posters to carry around

FARGO, N.D. — The Metro is one step closer to tomorrow’s women’s march. Many people from the community started making posters to carry around. The posters mentioned how often women are sex trafficked, why people need to stop catcalling them and dealt with other issues women face on a daily basis. Marchers say speaking out about the issues is the…

North Dakota Launches Track-A-Plow Program

Drivers can use this information to plan their travel in advance

North Dakota Highway PatrolPlows try to navigate through heavy snow in North Dakota.  NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota’s DOT is launching a pilot program to educate drivers on where snowplows will be in the state. The “Track-A-Plow” program shows drivers in real-time where snowplows are working and what direction they’re headed. Drivers can use this information to plan their travel…

Minnesota Towns Working to Find Out Who’s Trying to Recruit KKK Members

Community leaders say they don't know who is putting up the flyers and say they are trying to put a stop to it

  REGIONAL — Community leaders in three Minnesota towns are working to find out who is trying to recruit membership into the Ku Klux Klan. Flyers have popped up in Virginia, Buhl and Embarrass from a North Carolina-based KKK group in an attempt to recruit people to their cause. Community leaders say they don’t know who is putting up the…

Sanford Health Adapting to Shortage of Medical Supplies

Griffin says doctors anticipate the IV shortage will be solved by spring

FARGO, N.D. — The hurricanes in Puerto Rico, Florida and Texas and wildfires across California are taking their toll on the medical industry. Major medical supply manufacturers are stationed in some of those locations and the natural disasters have now created a shortage of things like IV’s. It’s even affected places like Sanford Health here in Fargo. Doctors at Sanford…

Moorhead Police Searching for Candy Thief

He also could be a suspect in other thefts the same night

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead police are asking for you help apprehending a thief with a sweet tooth. The say the man stole a candy vending machine from the Cash Wise Liquor on December 11th around 6:20 p.m. He also could be a suspect in other thefts the same night. Police ask anyone with any info to contact them in…

North Dakota Seeing 10 Deaths This Flu Season

There were 619 flu cases reported to the state health department last week

  NORTH DAKOTA — Two more people have died of flu-related complications in North Dakota. State health officials say this brings a total of 10 people who have died this flu season. There were 619 flu cases reported to the state health department last week and that brings the total number of reported cases to more than 2,500. Officials say…

Bismarck-Mandan Region Working to Raise Money for Emergency Housing

The Burleigh County Commission has put together $6,000 to help with assistance

  BURLEIGH COUNTY, N.D. — The Bismarck-Mandan region is closer in meeting the funds needed to help the homeless with emergency housing. The Burleigh County Commission has put together $6,000 to help with assistance. This is in addition to the Bismarck City Commisson’s $10,000 and the United Way’s raising of $292,000. City leaders say they need about $325,000 to keep…

Carnahan Gets Commission Request on Large Donations for the Minnesota GOP

Carnahan is bringing in a salary of $67,000 a year

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Republican Party leaders have agreed to their chairwoman’s demands of seeking a cut in large donations to the party. Jennifer Carnahan requested a 10 percent commission on any large donations that come in for the party because one of the major parts of her job is fundraising. Carnahan is bringing in a salary of…