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Car Rolls Into Red River in North Moorhead

No One Was in the Vehicle

A frightening experience for some people in north Moorhead as a car plunges in the Red River Shortly before 6 pm Moorhead Police and Fire were called to the river near the north dam. A car left in drive accidentally rolled down a hill and into the river narrowly missing a fisherman. No one was in the car when it…

Student Group Hosts Blood Drive at MSUM

It's the first time the American Red Cross has been on the MSUM campus

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A student organization at MSUM is making an effort to help save lives. “Students Today Leaders Forever” is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive at Comstock Memorial Union. It’s the first time the Red Cross has been on the MSUM campus. Students hosting the drive say they hope those who have been…

New Life Center Holds “Meal at the Mission” to Raise Awareness

People can learn about programs and take a tour

FARGO, N.D. — The New Life Center is showing the community how they’re helping men and families experiencing homelessness. They do a Meal at the Mission the third Thursday of every month, where people can come in and learn about what the center does and take a tour. Staff are already talking about overflow for the winter, where they take…

Former Cop In Warroad Pleads Guilty To Sexually Assaulting Teen

Joshua Demmerly Is Accused of Assaulting The Teen Numerous Times

WARROAD, Minn. — A former cop from Warroad has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a girl while on duty. 30-year-old Joshua Demmerly entered an Alford plea, acknowledging there’s enough evidence to convict him. Prosecutors say Demmerly told the teen there was a felony investigation underway and he could offer protection. He is accused of assaulting her at least 10 times…

Duck Hunters Seeing Positive Trends in Wetland Conditions

The regular duck hunting season opens Saturday in North Dakota.

FARGO, N.D.–After weathering ups and downs in wetland conditions for the last few years, duck hunters in North Dakota and South Dakota are seeing positive trends in the popular waterfowl states. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s annual fall survey shows that duck hunting wetlands have increased about 65% statewide from a year ago. Officials cite record conditions in…

North Dakota Using $16.6M to Cover Spring Flooding Costs

The North Dakota Emergency Commission approved the spending Thursday.

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota will use $16.6 million in federal funds and state loans to cover damages from widespread spring flooding. The North Dakota Emergency Commission, headed by Republican Gov. Doug Burgum, approved the spending Thursday. Burgum requested federal help this spring in dealing with flooding that damaged homes, public infrastructure, hundreds of roads and thousands of acres of farmland in…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Stella

Stellllllllaaaaaa!!!

Just like the iconic scene with Marlon Brando in “Streetcar Named Desire,” Stella could make you holler her name to the heavens — and that’s because people tend to shriek with delight every time they see her. She is a sweet and incredibly calm little mixed-breed puppy who came in to the Diamond in the Ruff animal rescue from a…

Grand Forks Man Given 40 Years for Child Sex Abuse

The abuse took place from February until July 2018.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A Grand Forks man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl. Judge John Thelen went along with the state’s sentencing recommendation for Jeffrey Krogstad, citing concerns that the 53-year-old sex offender would reoffend if given the opportunity. Jurors found Krogstad guilty of gross sexual imposition after a three-day trial in April…

ND Has 72 Percent Rate of Car Seat Misuse, Experts Give Safety Tips

All kids younger than 13 should be in the back seat

FARGO, N.D. — The rate of misusing car seats in North Dakota has improved over the past nine years, but it’s still very high at 72 percent. One of the common things parents get wrong is the tightness of harnesses. See the video for demonstrations. “You want the harness to be at or below the child’s shoulders, and you want…

West Fargo Church remembers Landon Solberg

"You do not need a Ph.D. an IRA and MRA or a BMW in order to serve other people,"

WEST FARGO N.D. — “You do not need a Ph.D. an IRA and MRA or a BMW in order to serve other people,” Pastor Of Prairie Heights Community Church John Hauser. These were just some of the words spoken at the Prairie Heights Community Church on Sunday only two days before Landon’s passing. “We know we got to meet Landon…