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Devils Lake City Commission Suspends Police Chief, Captain

The City Commission on Monday placed them on paid administrative leave until officials can decide their future

  DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — The Devils Lake police chief and his top captain have been suspended. The City Commission on Monday placed Chief Keith Schroeder and Capt. Jon Barnett on paid administrative leave until officials can decide their future. The city assessment of the 18-member department found low morale, reports of a hostile work environment and an opinion of…

Local Glassblower Wins a Governor’s Award for the Arts

Jon Offutt, a Fargo Based Glassblower, Wins the Individual Achievement Award

FARGO, N.D. — Last week, a local Fargo glassblower took home a prize from the Governor’s Awards for the Arts. Jon Offutt was one of the individual achievement award recipients. He says he makes a lot of pumpkin and gourd glasswork along with vases and Dakota horizon scenes. Creating glasswork takes anywhere from a few minutes to a whole day….

NDSU Nursing School on the Chopping Block?

The school in Bismarck has been targeted by an amendment to the budget to be returned to Sanford Health

FARGO, N.D. — The budget deficit in North Dakota could lead to additional cuts at NDSU. State lawmakers are considering cutting the nursing school in Bismarck. Hospitals in the metro depend on graduates from local nursing programs. An amendment to the higher education funding bill has caused some confusion among state lawmakers. It states that neither the higher education board…

Sioux Falls Murder Suspect Says He Doesn’t Remember Alleged Crime

Authorities said Irving Jumping Eagle fled to North Dakota after killing his wife. Our sister station in Sioux Falls, KDLT, contributed to this report

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A Sioux Falls man suspected of killing his wife and fleeing to North Dakota has his bond set at one million dollars in cash. Irving Jumping Eagle, 43, is accused of stabbing his 33-year-old wife Alicia in the head and several times in the chest. He is charged with murder and manslaughter. He was spotted with…

Northern Parts of the Red River Valley Dealing with Floodwaters

Snow melt from southern Manitoba is expected to reach Neche and Walhalla over the new few days

  WALSH COUNTY, N.D. — Flooding continues across the northern Red River Valley. The Pembina River at Neche is down a little but water flows are beginning to increase again. Snow melt from southern Manitoba is expected to reach Neche and Walhalla over the new few days. The crest at Pembina is ongoing with a slow fall expected to continue…

Controlled Burns Scheduled for Veterans Boulevard

The exact time of the burns depends on the weather

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — If the weather is just right, crews will be doing controlled burns along Veterans Boulevard this week. The burning on the three roundabouts between 40th and 52nd Avenues South will happen Thursday or Friday and possibly next week. The exact time of the burns depends on the weather. The burning will help remove weeds and…

UPDATE: Woman Dies After Being Shot in the Head Outside Minneapolis Club

The woman had been shot in the head and a man had been shot in the ankle

1/4 Investigators on the scene of a shooting and stabbing at the Hell’s Lovers Motorcycle Club in north Minneapolis Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 One woman is dead and two men are injured in a shooting and stabbing in north Minneapolis. Two people have been arrested. Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Kelvin McInnis, 31, was arrested at the scene Show…

Moorhead’s EasTen Shopping Center to Lose Payless Shoesource

The Payless at West Acres Mall will remain open

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — We first told you last night that Payless Shoesource has filed for bankruptcy and will shut down 400 stores. We can now confirm that the Moorhead store in the EasTen Shopping Center is on the closure list. A Payless on South University Drive in Fargo closed in February. The Payless at West Acres Mall will remain…

Morrie Lanning to Receive the 2017 Bud Grant Distinguished Minnesotan Award

Lanning will receive the award during the annual Minnesota Football Honors Ceremony at U.S. Bank Stadium on May 7

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Morrie Lanning is getting the 2017 Bud Grant Distinguished Minnesotan Award. The award is given out each year by the Minnesota Vikings and the Minnesota Chapter of the National Football Foundation. The former longtime mayor of Moorhead and former State Representative is being recognized for his legislative work in making the new Vikings stadium a reality….

Middle River Man Dies in Crash Near Thief River Falls

The state patrol says 87-year-old Arvin Dahl of Middle River failed to yield and was struck by a semi

  THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — A man is dead after a crash in northwestern Minnesota on Tuesday morning. The state patrol says 87-year-old Arvin Dahl of Middle River failed to yield and was struck by a semi on Highway 59 north of Thief River Falls. Dahl was killed in the crash. His wife, 87-year old Marvel Dahl, had life-threatening…