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FBI Hopes for New Leads in North Dakota Murder Case Gone Cold

The 50-year-old Morin's remains were found in October 2007 about eight miles north of Fort Washakie, Wyoming

FBI File Photo  ST. MICHAEL, N.D. — The FBI is offering a reward in the decade old murder case of a St. Michael, North Dakota man. Kim Morin was shot and killed in July 2007 on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming. The 50-year-old Morin’s remains were found in October 2007 about eight miles north of Fort Washakie, Wyoming….

Fargo Planning Commission Approves Demolition of Rental Units Near NDSU

The Fargo Planning Commission has approved a zoning change for the $23 million project

  FARGO, N.D. — Nearly two dozen rental houses near NDSU will be demolished to make way for a new student housing and retail complex. The Fargo Planning Commission has approved a zoning change for the $23 million project. It needs final approval by the city commission. It’s located on the 1600 block of North University Drive, directly across from…

Grand Forks Couple Charged with Child Endangerment

THE COUPLE IS ACCUSED OF BEING ON DRUGS AND ENDANGERING A CHILD

From L to R: Alexis Cvancara, 28, Ryan Greene, 31  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A Grand Forks couple is accused of endangering a child while being on drugs. Ryan Greene, 31, and Alexis Cvancara, 28, made their initial court appearance. They were arrested last month. Greene is charged with three felonies including the manufacture, delivery or possession of a controlled…

Fargo Police Search for Driver Involved in Hit and Run

Fargo Apartment Building on 800 Block of 10th Street South Was Struck Overnight by a Hit and Run Driver

  FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police are looking for the driver of a car involved in a building hit-and-run overnight. Police say the driver of a blue Pontiac Sunfire swerved off the road and crashed into an apartment building in the 800 block of 10th Street South around 12:40 a.m. and then fled. Damage to the building was minor. There were…

Big Brother, Big Sister, Big Hearts

Is there room in your heart? Come to the Bowl for Kids' Sake Fundraiser and make some room for a child who needs a friend.

50 boys in the F-M metro area could use a friend. That’s how long the wait list is of young boys who are on the wait list, who don’t have fathers in their lives and who are hoping to be paired up with a mentor who shares their interests who can give them a little time and a friendly ear…

Community of East Grand Forks Sends Off State Hockey Team in Style

The school gets together for a pep rally celebrating the teams seed in the state tournament

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — If you’re a member of the East Grand Forks community, then you can bet you’ve got some style. Students took a break from class to show their Green Wave spirit. It’s a road trip the East Grand Forks Hockey Team looks forward to. “It gets us excited to go down and play…seeing everyone here,”  said Nick Derrick,…

Eggs and Issues: Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Addiction

Monthly Eggs & Issues Meeting Between Local Leaders Focuses on Addiction, Prevention, and Recovery

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Opioid addiction is taking lives in our community. The Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Addiction was the focus on this month’s Eggs and Issues meeting between local leaders. Mary Beth Traynor said opioid addiction is something that hits close to home. “Our son Matthew struggled with addiction for over ten years,” she said. “He chose to…

Bill Proposed in Minnesota Hopes to Ban Gas Chambers when Euthanizing Pets

If the space isn't calibrated on a regular basis, it won't be immediately effective, which could lead to an animal's organs to begin failing while it is still awake

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — A bill being proposed in Minnesota is attempting to ban the practice of using gas chambers to euthanize unwanted or sick animals at shelters in Minnesota. State Rep. Jon Applebaum of Minnetonka said he wants to work with the Human Society and animal welfare organizations to change the law. Officials with the Human Society said gas…

Minot Air Force Base Bombers Prep for Combat; Will Deploy to the Middle East

Last year, the Air Force announced it would be sending B-52's into the battle against the Islamic State group

  MINOT, N.D. — B-52 bombers from Minot Air Force Base will deploy to the Middle East for combat operations for the first time in 12 years. Minot’s bombers are replacing Barksdale, Louisiana bombers. Last year, the Air Force announced it would be sending B-52’s into the battle against the Islamic State group. According to Air Force information, the Barksdale…

Look Out Drivers: Fargo’s 2017 Construction Season Gets an Early Start

Favorable weather conditions is allowing work on 32nd Ave South to begin next week.

FARGO, N.D. — The dreaded construction season is making an early comeback this year. City workers said orange cones could go up as soon as Monday. Remember 2016’s road construction on 13th Ave South? A new project in 2017 could look similar. City workers say if 32nd Ave South by Interstate 29 is on your work commute, you might want…