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NDSU’s 800 Cafe Serves Up Fresh Farm Products

FARGO, N.D. — Lunch is served at NDSU and this time, it’s from the farm table. The dietetics students of NDSU spent their afternoon showing off their cooking skills while preparing lunch for their classmates, faculty and staff. Lunch was served in the 800 cafe, which is operated by the students. Today’s main entree consisted of pecan salad, butternut squash…

The 2017 Red River Valley Sportsmen’s Show Offering New Fishing Products

Carrot Fishing Rods are One of the New Tackle Products That Can be Found at the Sportsmen's Show

FARGO, N.D. — The 2017 Sportsmen’s Show has a new fishing rod you can take a bite out of. Their carrot fishing rod is on display among the may boats, RVs and fishing tackle showcased in the Fargodome. It’s designers say the rod is made from carrot fibers. Although it’s lightweight, they say it’s strong.   “People have been very…

Five Suspects Arrested in Shooting Death of U of M-Duluth Student

Grahek was shot on February 14th at a home in Duluth's East Hillside neighborhood

Facebook  DULUTH, Minn. — Five people have been arrested in the shooting death of a University of Minnesota-Duluth student. Authorities said they arrested four people in the shooting death of 22-year-old William Grahek. A fifth person was already in jail on unrelated charges. Grahek was shot on February 14th at a home in Duluth’s East Hillside neighborhood. The suspects, four…

Update: Former Castile Girlfriend Charged with Attacking Woman with Hammer

Police say she attacked another woman with a hammer, striking her in the head several times before smashing the victim's windshield

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The former girlfriend of Philando Castile is accused of hitting a woman in the head with a hammer during a fight in St. Paul. Diamond Reynolds, 27, of West St. Paul, is charged with two felony counts of assault. Police say she attacked another woman with a hammer, striking her in the head several times…

Fire Destroys House in Georgetown

Authorities say there are no injuries and nobody was inside the house at the time

GEORGETOWN, Minn. — A house in Georgetown is a total loss after an early morning fire. Fire crews responded to a nearby garage fire that spread to the roof of the home. Authorities say there are no injuries and nobody was inside the house at the time. They say the flames started from a wood-type stove being used to heat…

Moorhead Man Charged in Killing of Three Cats

Police responded to Greer's apartment after neighbors say they heard loud cat noises

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead man is facing six years in prison for allegedly torturing and killing his three cats. Jalan Greer, 23, is charged with three counts of felony mistreatment of animals. Police responded to Greer’s apartment after neighbors say they heard loud cat noises. They found a cat on the kitchen floor with blood coming out of…

U.N. Investigator Says Native American Rights were Violated by DAPL Law Enforcement

Tauli-Corpuz is the U.N.'s special investigator on the rights of indigenous peoples

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — An official with the United Nations says the rights of Native Americans in North Dakota are not being respected by the state. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz visited Dakota Access protest camps in Morton County. Tauli-Corpuz is the U.N.’s special investigator on the rights of indigenous peoples. She says authorities used unnecessary force and that the reports of…

Little Falls Man Convicted of Murdering Two Teens Asking to be Released

They say Smith's rights were violated when parts of his trial were closed to the public

  LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — Attorneys for the Little Falls man who killed two teens who broke into his home in 2012 are asking for his release. Attorneys for 68-year-old Byron Smith say his life sentence without parole is unconstitutional. They say Smith’s rights were violated when parts of his trial were closed to the public. Smith killed 18-year-old Haile…

MN Sunday Liquor Sales Close to a Done Deal

Dayton, who is currently recovering from surgery for prostate cancer, has three days to either sign it or let it simply become law without his signature

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota lawmakers have officially given their approval for the sale of liquor on Sundays in the state. The House approved the bill 88 to 39 and sent the bill to Governor Dayton, who has said he will sign it. Dayton, who is currently recovering from surgery for prostate cancer, has three days to either sign it…

Former Girlfriend of Philando Castile Arrested in Hammer Attack

Diamond Reynolds of West St. Paul was arrested with two other women Thursday

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The former girlfriend of Philando Castile is under arrest for being involved in an assault on another woman who was attacked with a hammer. Diamond Reynolds of West St. Paul was arrested with two other women Thursday. Police say it isn’t clear what role Reynolds played in the assault but charges are pending. The victim, who…