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Horses and Cattle Returned to Gladstone Rancher Accused of Neglect

Last month, a veterinarian found some of Gary Dassinger's animals to be in poor shape

GLADSTONE, ND — Seventy horses and 20 head of cattle have been returned to a Gladstone, North Dakota rancher accused of abusing and neglecting them. The Stark County Sheriff’s Office began to seize the animals last week on a judge’s order. But another judge reversed the order. Last month, a veterinarian found some of Gary Dassinger’s animals to be in…

Memorial Day: Minnesota Sailor Killed at Pearl Harbor Gets Hometown Burial

His remains weren't identified until last December, when scientists using DNA technology were able to make a match

EMMONS, Minn. — A Minnesota sailor killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 has received a hometown burial. The remains of Navy Fireman 3rd Class Glaydon Iverson were laid to rest Saturday alongside his parents at Oak Lawn Cemetery in his hometown of Emmons. Iverson died at the age of 24 when the USS Oklahoma was hit by…

Payless Shoes Requesting to Close More Stores in Wake of Bankruptcy

The company filed for Chapter 11 in April

  NATIONAL — The company behind Payless Shoes is asking a bankruptcy court for permission to close 408 more stores. Company officials say they need to cut at least 10 percent more of their volume after the closure of about 400 stores in the last two months. The company filed for Chapter 11 in April. The Payless store in Moorhead is…

Bug Season Starts: NDSU’s Bug Man

Don Carey has bugs. Now we're bugs -- for bugs.

We’re in the middle of mosquito and tick season, which means the danger of Lyme disease, West Nile, and in some parts of the United States, even Zika virus. And as if the spread of disease weren’t worrisome enough, insects can also be a nuisance and create property damage problems around the home. But they can also do a great…

Newman Center Honors Murder Victim With Award In His Honor

The double murder trial of Ashley Hunter will continue Tuesday after the Memorial Day weekend

FARGO, ND– The double murder trial of Ashley Hunter will continue Tuesday after the Memorial Day weekend. It is on the minds of many students who knew one of the victims. Sam Traut was a leader to many at the Newman Center, a Catholic Students’ group right across the street from NDSU. “So this is Sam’s picture from when he…

West Fargo High School Celebrates 300 Graduates

They say the tassle is worth the hassle when it comes to graduation

FARGO, ND– They say the tassle is worth the hassle when it comes to graduation. 300 West Fargo Students received their high school diplomas. Seniors in green gowns fill the Scheels Arena floor while friends and family fill the stands. The graduates chose 2 class representatives to give speeches during the ceremony. The celebration includes special performances by senior band…

Pastor on Administrative Leave for Alleged Conduct with Youth in Richland County

The Richland County Sheriff's Office is investigating Father Thomas Feltman

RICHLAND COUNTY, N.D. — A Richland County pastor was placed on administrative leave for alleged conduct with youth. Officials with the Diocese of Fargo said Father Thomas Feltman is being investigated. He was a pastor for churches in Wyndmere and Milnor. They said Feltman told the Diocese last week about concerns regarding his interactions with youth. Andrew Jasinski was chosen…

People Salvage Belongings After Garage Fire

Several garages were affected by the fire

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Crews respond to a fire in West Fargo damaging more than 15 garages around 8:40 Friday night. West Fargo Fire found flames starting out of an apartment garage unit. The fire then spread to the surrounding stalls. The Fargo Fire Department, as well as F-M ambulance, were also called to the scene. Smoke from the garage…

Family of Dawn Carlson Says They Still Have Questions

A four–year–long missing person's case of Dawn Carlson is likely closed after the discovery of a body in a submerged car in Lake Bronson Thursday

KITTSON  COUNTY, Minn., — A four–year–long missing person’s case of Dawn Carlson is likely closed after the discovery of a body in a submerged car in Lake Bronson Thursday. That doesn’t mean her family has all of the answers they are looking for. When it comes to Dawn Carlson, May 26th, 2017, is another date that’s now stamped into the…

The Search For Dawn Carlson May Have Come to an End

Carlson's car and identification was found in a river along with a body

KITTSON  COUNTY, Minn., — The search for a missing Lake Bronson woman may be over tonight. Dawn Carlson disappeared in October 2013. She was last seen leaving her aunt’s house in Karlstad. Thursday night, law enforcement pulled a 2001 Mercury Sable belonging to Carlson out of a river channel. Inside of the car a purse with Carlson’s identification was found…