Author: TJ Nelson

North Dakota Man Fined $74,000 For Poaching Trophy Mule Deer Buck

surveillance at the site caught Cody Davis four months later when he returned to retrieve the severed head

NEW MEXICO — An Arnegard, North Dakota man is ordered to pay $74,000 in restitution for poaching a trophy mule deer buck in northwestern New Mexico. Game and Fish says Cody Davis killed the animal out of season and didn’t have a license. The investigation started in 2015 when game officers found a large headless buck. They put up surveillance…

GoFundMe Started For Barnesville Family After House Fire

Scott and Megan Bauer and their three young children escaped the house after it was hit by lightning

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — A GoFundMe account has been started for a Barnesville family who lost their home to fire early this week. Scott and Megan Bauer and their three young children escaped the house after it was hit by lightning during storms. Strong winds helped fuel the fire and it eventually destroyed the house. The family lost nearly everything inside….

Missing Wheaton Man’s Death Ruled a Homicide

68-year-old Terry McCoy's body was found in Traverse County on Monday

TRAVERSE CO., Minn. — A Wheaton man’s death is ruled a homicide by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner. 68-year-old Terry McCoy’s body was found in Traverse County on Monday. He was reported missing on June 18 after he was last seen around 5:30 p.m. on June 17. The Traverse County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the homicide along with the Minnesota…

Storm With Strong Winds Cause Damage Across Devils Lake

Buses and vans had windows blown out and trees are uprooted

Ramsey County Emergency Management/Facebook 1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — Damage is widespread across Devils Lake from the overnight storms including a storage building at Roller Field that was knocked down. These pictures shared on social media by Ramsey County Emergency Management….

Grant Program Created To Help Lure Customers Back

The program will help businesses pay for measures to help stop the spread of COVID-19

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota is taking steps to improve customer confidence to help get the economy back on track. The state is introducing a new Economic Resiliency Grant Program. “We don’t need additional debt,” said Commerce Commissioner Michelle Kommer. “We need our customers to come back to the marketplace. So the ERG was designed to address that challenge. How…

People Are Being Duped By Pomeranian Dog Scam

Fargo Police reporting that over the past few days they have taken two reports

FARGO, N.D. — They are cute but the scam being run involving Pomeranian dogs is not cute at all. Fargo Police reporting that over the past few days they have taken two reports where victims thought they were buying Pomeranian dogs through an online sale. In both incidents, the victims were contacted multiple times for additional payments, and shipping information…

Driving Is Restricted Over Columbia Road Overpass In Grand Forks

the surface of the road is buckling

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The surface of Columbia Road overpass in Grand Forks is buckling. The streets department has reduced traffic to one lane in each direction. They say it’s possible the entire overpass will need to be closed so repairs can be made. Drivers are encouraged to find alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion.     Categories: Local News,…

Two Men Hurt, One Charged, After Polaris RZR Crash

Neither man was wearing a helmet or seatbelt

PEMBINA CO., N.D. — An Edinburg, North Dakota man and his passenger are hurt after overturning their Polaris RZR in Pembina County. Neither man was wearing a helmet or seatbelt. North Dakota Highway Patrol charged 29-year-old Colton Evenson with DUI. Evenson has significant injuries but not believed to be life-threatening. A passenger has non life-threatening injuries. They were taken by…

People In Fargo Can Ask Questions of Police Chief Candidates

The deadline to submit a question is Monday, July 13 at 5 p.m.

FARGO, N.D. — If you live in Fargo you now have a chance to be a part of the hiring process for the next Chief of Police. The city is looking for questions you would like answered by the candidates during the hiring process. The deadline to submit a question is Monday, July 13 at 5 p.m. for consideration. They…

Emerado Offers Basement Cleanup Kits After More Than 8 Inches of Rain

Water Made Its Way Inside Emerado Volunteer Fire Department

Emerado Volunteer Fire Department/FacebookEMERADO, N.D. — They are still cleaning up in Emerado, North Dakota after storms Tuesday and Wednesday dropped more than 8 inches of rain. This is how it looked inside the Emerado Volunteer Fire Department. They posted pictures to social media Wednesday with the caption: “So, we DO need water to do our job, but this is…