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Attorneys for Convicted Murderer of Dru Sjodin Demanding to Question Prosecutors

Rodriguez's public defenders want to question former U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Norm Anderson

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A federal judge is being asked to order prosecutors in the Alfonso Rodriguez case to testify under oath about the testimony of a key trial witness. Rodriguez’s public defenders want to question former U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Norm Anderson. They claim that former Ramsey County Medical Examiner, Dr. Michael McGee,…

Tufte Children Laid to Rest; Support Continues for Family

The children of Dawn and Brandon Tufte died last month after fire engulfed their mobile home in Carrington

  CARRINGTON, N.D. — It was an emotion packed day inside the Carrington High School Gymnasium. Funeral services were held for 11-year-old Alex Tufte, his 8-year-old sister Melody and 7-year-old brother Spencer. The children of Dawn and Brandon Tufte died last month after fire engulfed their mobile home in Carrington. Dawn, Brandon and a family friend, Garrett Phillips, survived the…

SoyNut Butter Co. Issues Recall Over E.coli Concerns

In a statement on the FDA's website, it says interviews with those who became ill cause them to believe it is from these products

NATIONAL — I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butter is being recalled after nine states report people becoming ill from E-coli poisoning. SoyNut Butter company officials say they are recalling I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butter in all of its varieties as well as all varieties of I.M. Healthy granola products. In a statement on the FDA’s website, it says interviews with those who became…

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…