Author: Austin Erickson

Trey Lance Wins Walter Payton Award

Trey’s father, Carlton Lance, accepts the Walter Payton Award from College Football Hall of Famer Gary Reasons. pic.twitter.com/DVbcrkS6df — NDSU Football (@NDSUfootball) January 11, 2020 North Dakota State Quarterback Trey Lance becomes the first Freshman Walter Payton Award winner. The Marshall, Minnesota native is also the first Bison to win the award, which is given out to the FCS’ offensive…

USMCA one step closer to being passed

WASHINGTON – The Senate Finance Committee approves USMCA. Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith says she will vote in favor of the trade deal with Canada and Mexico. The bill includes provisions she fought for like strengthening protections for workers and improving access to affordable medicines. Smith says it’s important to open new markets for agriculture and end unfair Canadian milk pricing…

Woman ensures grandparents can visit North Dakota, their 50th state

My grandparents had visited 49 states before grandpa’s health prevented them from traveling anymore. It killed me to think they wouldn’t make it to all 50, so I devised a plan to bring #NorthDakota to them. Here they are, setting foot on North Dakotan soil! #50stateclub pic.twitter.com/1KVk3W47hB — Kendra Bowman (@kendrawalter) December 26, 2019 Kendra Bowman’s grandparents visited 49 states…

Man arrested after Deputy used Taser & pepper spray

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. – A man wanted in connection with thefts in Bemidji gets arrested in Clay County after being tazed. Sheriff Mark Empting says 35-year old Marcus Kingbird fled when a deputy attempted to make a traffic stop in the Sabin area. There was a brief pursuit that ended when Kingbird’s vehicle got stuck in a driveway. He fought…

People jump from I-94 bridge to avoid getting hit

GLYNDON TOWNSHIP, Minn. – Three people, including a Good Samaritan who had stopped to help a disabled vehicle, were forced to jump from a bridge on I-94 in Glyndon Township to avoid an oncoming vehicle. The State Patrol says both crashes happened around 1:40 Wednesday morning on the Buffalo River Bridge. Troopers say a man from Warren, Minnesota stopped ahead…