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Sabin Man Sentenced in Crash That Killed Two-Year-Old Boy

The crash in Moorhead killed a two-year-old boy from Breckenridge in 2018

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — A Sabin man has been sentenced for a crash that killed a two-year-old boy. Forty–two–year Jeremy Sagvold is given 3 years and 6 months in prison for criminal vehicular homicide and a misdemeanor count of careless driving. He was acquitted of manslaughter. The crash killed 2–year–old Zaiden Engen Ness of Breckenridge. In January 2018, Sagvold was…

MN State Patrol cites driver for watching ‘Law & Order’ behind the wheel

Courtesy: Minnesota State PatrolMinnesota (FOX 9) – The Minnesota State Patrol is warning drivers to stay focused behind the wheel after several people were cited for distracted driving – including one person who was watching “Law & Order” while behind the wheel. According to state patrol, on Tuesday, a trooper pulled a driver over and discovered he was watching “Law & Order” on his phone. Another…

Longspur Prairie Fund Works to Revitalize One of Our Area’s Micro-Prairies

The Rourke Art Museum micro-prairie represents a smaller version of an actual high plains prairie

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Longspur Prairie Fund and The Rourke Art Museum are working to revitalize its micro-prairie after our long winter. The micro-prairie, which is located in the front and back of the museum, represents a smaller version of an actual high plains prairie. People can help by removing any plastic and reseeding the area. The Longspur Prairie Fund director…

Blue Cross Blue Shield Celebrates National Walk @ Lunch Day

Employees take a walk during their lunch break to increase physical activity

FARGO, N.D. — It’s National Walk at Lunch Day, and Blue Cross Blue Shield companies across the country are turning their working lunches into walking lunches. Blue Cross Blue Shield North Dakota has been taking part for about ten years. Employees take a lap around the outside of the building during lunch time. Experts say walking at a pace of three…

State Funding Approved For Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

The money must be matched by $100 million in private funds

BISMARCK, ND — Gov. Doug Burgum is thanking state legislators after they voted to approve an endowment for the proposed Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. He says it will lay the foundation for a world-class tourism destination in western North Dakota. The House voted 76-16 after a nearly hour-long debate to use $50 million from the state treasury and loans…

No Signs of Brain Damage For Young Boy Tossed From Third Floor At Mall of America

The GoFundMe set up for Landen has reached more than $985,000 with a $1 million goal

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (Fox 9) — Earlier this month, five-year-old Landen was thrown from the third floor of the Mall of America, suffering serious injuries. Though the boy has been recovering well, he still has a long road ahead. A Minnesota doctor who has helped many children with traumatic injuries shared her opinion on the boy’s case. Landen’s pastor recently told the…

Gov. Burgum Signs Immediate Changes To Medical Marijuana Program

Twelve conditions were added to the list of debilitating medical conditions including cancer

BISMARCK, ND — Some big changes have been implemented in North Dakota’s medical marijuana program. Twelve conditions were added to the list of debilitating medical conditions including cancer. A veteran receiving treatment from a federal VA entity may submit a copy of their medical records instead of getting a written certificate. Physician assistants can now complete a written certification. Those changes…

Pelican Rapids Woman To Plead Guilty To Embezzling From Fargo Rental Company

Federal prosecutors say Mickey Haarstad stole between $500,000 and $1.5 million from Campbell Properties

FARGO, ND — A Pelican Rapids, Minnesota woman has agreed to plead guilty to embezzling large amounts of money from a Fargo property management company. Federal prosecutors say Mickey Haarstad stole between $500,000 and $1.5 million from Campbell Properties. She faces a maximum of 30 years in prison and a $500,000 fine, but prosecutors plan to ask for a sentence at…

Strasburg, North Dakota Woman Killed In One-Vehicle Rollover On Interstate 94

The woman was not wearing a seatbelt

KIDDER CO., ND — A one-vehicle rollover has claimed the life of a woman from Strasburg, North Dakota. The highway patrol says the 38-year-old woman lost control of her minivan on I-94 north of Tappen around 7:30 this morning. She was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. The woman was not wearing a seatbelt. This crash remains…