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North Dakota Named the Top Spot for Millennials in the Country

North Dakota ranked the number one spot to live in for millennials

NORTH DAKOTA — The most tech savvy, wine consuming people of our country are taking over North Dakota. The winters may be chilling but for millennials, living in North Dakota is the hottest place to be. According to MoneyRates.com, the state is booming with young adults. “Maybe it’s due to the startups…just giving younger people opportunities,” said Joe Kerlin, who…

A New Telescope for the Final Frontier

NASA Unveils New Technology for Space Exploration

FARGO, N.D. — From the satellite to the space shuttle, exploration in the world above has often been of key interest to scientists and a new tool is helping us discover even more. The Hubble Space Telescope helped scientists detect components of the early universe but now, the James Webb Space Telescope is taking over. The scientific successor to the…

NDSU Students Raising Agriculture Awareness During Ag Week

Today kicked off ag week at NDSU brought to students by Ag Collective

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU is celebrating its roots during “Ag Week”. It kicked off on campus with a cookout where all students were welcome. The idea is to enhance, promote and encourage agriculture on the NDSU campus and in the region. A variety of Ag events will be happening all week long including ‘Ask an Ag Expert’, tours at the…

U.S. Ag Department Expects Soybean Crops at Record Level in North Dakota

A survey found that farmers are planting more soybeans than ever in North Dakota

NORTH DAKOTA — The U.S Agriculture Department says soybeans are expected to be planted at a record high level in North Dakota. A recent survey found that more farmers are investing in the crop that’s in high demand. “This will really be a turning point year,” said Peter Lovas, of Lovas Farms in Hillsboro. According to a survey done by…

West Fargo Woman Injured After Crash with Flatbed Trailer

Murphy hit the passenger side of the Kenworth's trailer and was thrown from the motorcycle

  FARGO, N.D. — A 26-year-old motorcycle driver is in Essentia with serious injuries after hitting a flatbed trailer on I-94. The highway patrol says the crash happened at 1:35 this afternoon when Danika Murphy of West Fargo was merging onto the interstate from the 25th Street South loop ramp. Murphy hit the passenger side of the Kenworth’s trailer and…

Lamoureux Twins Ask President Kennedy to Reconsider UND Program Cuts

Two-time Olympic silver medalists Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux are asking him to reconsider cutting the women's hockey program

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The fallout over the cutting of UND’s women’s hockey program continues as two former star players of the program say the university is taking a step back for women athletes. Two-time Olympic silver medalists Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux are asking him to reconsider cutting the women’s hockey program. The sisters, who are now on the…

Minnesota House Votes to Keep Increased Protest Penalties in Bill

Lawmakers voted to keep it as part of the public safety finance bill

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota House has shot down an amendment to remove increased penalties for protests that block transportation. Lawmakers voted to keep it as part of the public safety finance bill. They battled over the issue for several hours and testimonies grew heated multiple times. Republicans say the bill is simply a matter of public safety….

North Dakota House Gives “Do Pass” Recommendation on Medical Marijuana

A big sticking point is the ease in which marijuana could be smoked as medicine

BISMARCK, N.D. — A North Dakota House committee has given a “do pass” recommendation on new rules governing the use of medical marijuana. The measure is expected to go to the full House on Tuesday. A big sticking point is the ease in which marijuana could be smoked as medicine. The bill passed by the Senate allows patients to smoke…

Grand Forks Police Searching for Driver After Hit and Run of Pedestrian

A witness says he was talking to someone through the window of a black pickup

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Police are looking for anyone who witnessed a hit and run crash involving a pedestrian. Officers responded to the 500 block of 3rd Avenue South around 11 this morning and found a man lying on the street. A witness says he was talking to someone through the window of a black pickup. The driver…

Gov. Dayton Skeptical on Republican Plan for Lower Health Insurance in Minnesota

The bill creates a reinsurance program to help insurance companies cover expensive medical claims

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Democratic Gov. Dayton says he has concerns about a $542 million Republican plan to lower health insurance costs for Minnesotans but he won’t veto it. Dayton says he’ll let the plan become law without his signature. The bill creates a reinsurance program to help insurance companies cover expensive medical claims. Republicans who support the bill…