Author: TJ Nelson

Road Projects Planned In FM Metro for I-94 and I-29

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — Road crews will be working around the I-94 and I-29 intersection starting on Monday morning. They’ll be working on the bridge approach slabs and installing expansion joints. Two lanes of traffic and ramp access will remain open, different east and west lanes will be closed at times during the work. Speeds will…

Norsk Hostfest Called Off For A Second Straight Year Due To Pandemic

MINOT, N.D. — (AP) The coronavirus pandemic has taken down one of North Dakota‚Äôs most popular festivals for a second straight year. The Norsk Hostfest in Minot bills itself as the largest Scandinavian festival in North America. Event officials cited concerns about COVID-19 hurting the tour business and travel, as well as whether participants would be willing to gather in…

Electronic Posting of Private Land Bill Signed, ND is 1st In Nation

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota becomes the first state in the nation to allow electronic posting of private land. Gov. Doug Burgum signing the legislation saying it’s a “shining example of what we can accomplish when we work together and harness the power of technology to find new, innovative solutions to complex problems”. Under current North Dakota law, private land…

Moorhead Public School 9th Graders Placed Under Quarantine

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn. — All 9th grade public school students in Moorhead are put under a quarantine starting Wednesday due to several positive COVID-19 cases. Moorhead High School Principal Dave Lawrence says with 7 positive cases and around 160 students already in quarantine, this was the right step to take. The students will return to learning…

Teen Dead After Accidental Shooting In Cando

TOWNER CO., N.D. — A teen getting a loaded rifle out of his trunk is dead after the gun goes off, striking him in the stomach. Towner County authorities have identified the teen as 15-year-old Logan Corday. It happened around midnight in Cando. CPS was attempted but unsuccessful. The first 911 caller stated that a juvenile male had been assaulted….

Cass Co. Sheriff Asks Minnesota’s Governor to Amend “Use of Force” Statute

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner is asking Minnesota’s governor to amend a recent change in Minnesota’s Use of Force statute. The change presumes guilt of an officer using deadly force unless a three-part test documenting the necessity of deadly force is given and accepted by the court….

Man Shot In The Leg By Accident In Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Police are investigating an accidental shooting that sent one man to the hospital. Officers responded to the 2400 block of 34th Street South Saturday night after 8. An initial investigation showed a shotgun was unintentionally fired in a parking lot while the operator was attempting to a place a trigger lock on the gun….