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Vikings and Eagles Fan Flock To Philly For NFC Championship

many people left friday afternoon and plan to leave saturday morning

    FARGO, N.D. —┬áMinnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles fans from around North Dakota are ready for one of the teams to take home a win at the NFC Championship game this weekend. The moment Stefon Diggs scored the game-winning touchdown last Sunday was one every Vikings fan will cherish the rest of their lives. “It was unbelievable. We didn’t…

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…

Woman Identified in Fatal House Fire in Alexandria

The investigation into the cause of the fire is still ongoing

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Authorities have identified the woman who died in a house fire in Alexandria on Monday. Shandiin Goodbird, 19, died after a fire broke out at a house on the 400 block of Fillmore. Goodbird had originally been labeled as missing, but was found after the fire was put out. A preliminary autopsy report shows Goodbird died of…

Minnesota Family, Fans of the Vikings, Hoping for Their Own “Minnesota Miracle”

Now, one fan family is hoping for a miracle of their own. KMSP Fox 9 Reporter Leah Beno has their story from Minneapolis.

MINNEAPOLIS — It’s called the “Minnesota Miracle” and we’ve seen the replay two, 10, er…100 times. The Vikings win last week was done in stunning fashion after wide receiver Stefon Diggs caught an unbelievable pass from quarterback Case Keenum and cemented his place in NFL history. Now, one fan family is hoping for a miracle of their own. One that…

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…

California Man Fighting Extradition on Murder Charges in Death of His Mother

A hearing is scheduled for February 20

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The California man, who was arrested in South Dakota after a police chase, is fighting extradition to his home state where he is facing murder charges in the death of his mother. Tosten Lommen, 30, is charged with murdering his mother, 58-year-old Michelle Walsh, whom authorities found in the back seat of his car after a…

Medical Examiner: Singer Tom Petty Died of Accidental Opioid Overdose

The coroner says Petty had traces of fentanyl, oxycodone and several other drugs in his system

ReutersLOS ANGELES, Calif. — An autopsy report concludes that singer and songwriter, Tom Petty, died from an accidental drug overdose. Petty, 66, had just ended a tour with his band, the Heartbreakers, when he suffered a heart attack at his home in Malibu on october 2. The coroner says Petty had traces of fentanyl, oxycodone and several other drugs in…

St. Cloud Police Investigating Stabbing at Apartment Building

When police arrived, they found the man bleeding from his upper torso

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — St. Cloud police are investigating after a stabbing at an apartment building early this morning. Kathilina Garcia, 24, is facing assault charges in the attack. Authorities say Garcia stabbed a 19-year-old male acquaintance during an argument at about 12:30 a.m. When police arrived, they found the man bleeding from his upper torso. He is listed in…