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DAPL Protesters Continue to Trespass, Vandalize Backwater Bridge

The Morton County Sheriff's Office says they arrested 21 more people, bringing the total to 624

For a third consecutive night, pipeline protesters trespassed and tried to force authorities from the Backwater Bridge. The Morton County Sheriff says around 150 people gathered on the bridge Wednesday night. Three tire fires were started on the bridge along with two fires on each side of the bridge. Protesters attempted to get behind the law enforcement line several times….

Taxpayers Could Have Delayed Returns

A new law is making 2017 a different tax season

An area accountant says taxpayers should expect a delay in their refunds this year. Cindy Slaughter with Tax Lady in Fargo says the biggest thing taxpayers should look out for is fraud. She encourages everyone to file early so nobody else can file on your behalf. She says taxpayers have until April 15th to pay their taxes no matter when…

Two Teens Arrested in Fatal Stabbing of Rapid City Gas Station Employee

Police say the teens have been charged with murder and robbery

Two teens arrested in the stabbing of a Rapid City gas station clerk have been charged with murder and robbery. Carlos Quevedo, 17, of Rapid City, was charged as an adult with first- and second-degree murder and robbery. Cody Grady, 19,of Rapid City, has been charged with first-degree murder and robbery. Police say they went into a Loaf N’ Jug…

Fire Tears Through Nordic Fiberglass Plant in Warren

The plant is a major employer in the small town, Officials can't determine the scope of the damage as of now

Firefighters from eight agencies battled for several hours against the flames at Nordic Fiberglass in Warren, Minnesota on Wednesday evening. Marshall County Sheriff’s Office said Nordic Fiber Glass is a big employer in the area. But they said thankfully, no one was inside when the fire broke out. It took firefighters more than five hours to put the flames out…

Eli Young Band: Show Will Go On Despite Losing Tour Bus on Way to Mahnomen

The Eli Young Band says their tour bus went up in flames and they lost possessions they can't replace

A country group heading to Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen for a show on Friday is out a bus and electronic and sound equipment. “The bus just caught fire in the back of the engine everyone just so everybody knows it’s gonna burn to the ground,” said the bus driver. A tour bus and trailer belonging to Eli Young Band…

Night to Shine Dance in Need of Volunteers

Hope Lutheran Church in Fargo Visited Davies High School in Hopes to Find Volunteers

Members of the Hope Lutheran Church were at Davies High School to recruit volunteers for the “Night to Shine” dance hosted at the church. This annual dance is sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. The purpose of the dance is to act as a prom for teens with special needs. Attendees of the dance will receive celebrity treatment, complete with…

How Ranchers Keep Livestock Warm in Winter Storms

Ranchers say livestock deaths are "minimal" so far this winter season

Despite recent winter storms, North Dakota Ag officials say most of the state’s livestock made it through. Cattle specialist Carl Dahlen says most cows are not taken inside during harsh winter storms. He says this can be dangerous to the animals. The excessive body heat and moisture could cause the spread of pneumonia¬†or other sicknesses. Ranchers use tree lines, walls…

UPDATED: Marshall County Sheriff Asking Evacuees to Find a Safe Place to Stay

Witnesses say the building is a total loss

Courtesy: Dorie Norekis  UPDATE: Marshall County Sheriff Jason Boman confirms that multiple people have been displaced from their homes around the Nordic Fiberglass building in Warren, Minnesota. He posted an update on the official Facebook page for the sheriff’s office asking people who have been asked to leave their homes need to find a place to stay because they don’t…

Husband Arrested in Cottage Grove Business Owner’s Homicide

Police arrested 43-year-old Stephen Allwine in the death of his wife, Amy Allwine

  Up until now Cottage Grove police have only described Amy Allwine’s death as suspicious. But on Tuesday, two months after she was killed, police arrested her 43-year-old husband Stephen Allwine for her murder. Amy was discovered dead in her home on November 13. She was the owner of a dog training business. He did information technology for an insurance…

16 Protesters Arrested Near DAPL Main Camp in Morton County

The Morton County Sheriff's Office says the number of arrests in Morton County is now more than 600

  The number of arrests related to protests over construction of the pipeline has surpassed 600. The Morton County Sheriff’s Office says 16 people were arrested Monday and Tuesday in confrontations with police near the protesters’ main encampment near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. The charges range from criminal trespass, engaging in a riot, possession of marijuana, fleeing, assault on…