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Flyover of Vintage Planes Honors Breckenridge Pilot Killed in Plane Crash

A missing man formation flyover was used to honor Yaggie after the service

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — Family and friends came together to mourn the loss of the pilot killed in a plane crash near Moorhead last week. The funeral for Mark Yaggie took place at St. Mary’s Catholic Church followed by the interment at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Breckenridge. Yaggie passed away July 2nd when he attempted to land at the Moorhead…

Weeks After Retiring from the Fargo Police Department, K9 Earl Passes Away

Earl was a partner to Sgt. George Vinson

FARGO, ND — K9 Earl has died. The Fargo canine officer suffered a throat injury shortly after he retired last month after 10 years on the job. A growth formed in the back of his throat, making it difficult for Earl to eat, drink and breathe. Earl was a partner to Sgt. George Vinson. The department says the family made…

Heat Buckling Roads in South Fargo

High temperatures are causing road closures in South Fargo

FARGO, ND — The blazing heat of the summer is not only hard to bear for some people, but it’s also rough on the roads. “During the summer, when the temperature gets to be extreme, then the concrete will shift and expand,” said Mark Williams, who is the services manager of Fargo Public Works. Timber Parkway South on the northeast…

City of St. Anthony Officially Parts Ways with Jeronimo Yanez

Terms of the deal weren't released

  ST. ANTHONY, Minn. — The city of St. Anthony has officially parted ways with police officer Jeronimo Yanez. The city and Yanez signed a separation agreement. Terms of the deal weren’t released. Yanez was acquitted of manslaughter last month in the fatal shooting of Phildano Castile in July 2016. Castile had a permit for the weapon. Yanez testified in…

ZZ Top Coming to Scheels Arena

Tickets go on sale Friday and range from $32.50 to $82.50

  FARGO, ND — Get ready to rock with ZZ Top. The legendary band is coming to Scheels Arena in Fargo on September 15. Tickets go on sale Friday and range from $32.50 to $82.50. Bluestem Amphitheater in Moorhead has added another rock show. Yes, with special guest Todd Rundgren, will be at the outdoor venue on September 11. Tickets…

Sen. Franken Getting Back into Comedy with David Letterman for “Years of Living Dangerously”

The two men have teamed up with the Emmy Award-winning series "Years of Living Dangerously'' and Funny or Die to create a series of shorts in which they discuss everything from carbon emissions to Letterman's retirement beard.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Minnesota Senator Al Franken is getting back into comedy and he’s bringing retired late night talk show host David Letterman along for the ride. The two men have teamed up with the Emmy Award-winning series “Years of Living Dangerously” and Funny or Die to create a series of shorts in which they discuss everything from carbon emissions…

NDSU School of Pharmacy Receives Funding for Opioid Treatment

The school recieved over eleven thousand dollars for a new program starting in the fall

FARGO, ND — The School of Pharmacy at NDSU has received funding for a program to help fight the opioid crisis in the area. The North Dakota Board of Pharmacy and the FM Area Foundation have teamed together to award the program over $11,000. The funding will help train pharmacists in the area on the use of naloxone to reverse…

Cone Zone: Water Main Replacement Project to Begin in North Fargo

The road is deteriorating and utilities are breaking

  FARGO, ND — A water main replacement project will begin Thursday in north Fargo. Drivers will find roads closed around the area of 4th avenue and 3rd street north. The road is deteriorating and utilities are breaking. All work should be finished by early November, weather permitting. Work on the 32nd Avenue South project has shifted near Love’s Travel…

ND Tax Commissioner Considering Action Against Griggs County Commission

Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger held a hearing in Cooperstown on Friday

GRIGGS COUNTY, ND — The tax commissioner is considering action after the Griggs County Commission failed to produce 2016 real estate sales records. Counties are required to provide the records to ensure that property values result in fair and equitable taxation. Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger held a hearing in Cooperstown on Friday. He said it was the first time a…

Minnesota Officer Kills Carjacking Suspect, Finds Suspect’s Seven-Year-Old Daughter Inside Car

The carjacking was reported earlier in North Branch

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption CHISAGO COUNTY, Minn. — A carjacking suspect is dead after an officer-involved shooting in east-central Minnesota and his young daughter who was in the car is safe. The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office says law officers fired shots after the suspect was found outside the town…