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UND Grad Rolls Out One-of-a-Kind Plane at Fargo Airsho, Makes Aviation History

Jeff Boerboon flew his first plane at the university in 1988

FARGO, N.D. — It was the sounds of plane engines roaring and the different sizes and shapes of the planes at an airshow in Oshkosh, Wisconsin that made Jeff Boerboon start thinking more like a pilot. “A lot of these airshow pilots, we were influenced at a very young age to watch this crazy stunt flying and thought ‘wow that’s…

Becker County Man Injured in Officer Involved Shooting

The sheriff's office did a welfare check Saturday night at a house on County Highway 29, north of Frazee.

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — One man is injured after an officer involved shooting in Becker County. The sheriff’s office did a welfare check on a suicidal man around 10:00 Saturday night at a house on County Highway 29, north of Frazee. After he refused to come out of the house, law enforcement went inside. At one point, deputies used Tasers…

Fargo Man Charged with DUI After I-29 Crash

Police say 23-year-old Brady Fritzler, of Fargo, was driving on I-29 when he rear-ended a truck

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota Highway Patrol says alcohol played a role in a south Fargo rollover early Saturday morning. Police say 23-year-old Brady Fritzler, of Fargo, was driving on I-29 when he rear-ended a truck driven by 29-year-old Patrick Hestbeck, of Sabin. Fritzler’s vehicle struck the median, rolled and landed on the roof. He was taken to Essentia with…

Ms. Mitchell B-25 Bomber Returns to Fargo Airsho

The World War II plane was built in November 1944

  FARGO, N.D. — A certain lady is drawing a lot of attention to herself at the Fargo Airsho and her name is Ms. Mitchell. She’s a B–25 Mitchell or medium bomber that was built in November 1944 and used during World War II. After the war, she was used for training purposes. Rides in Ms. Mitchell go for $450…

“Largest Disaster State Has Ever Seen” Says South Dakota Governor Touring Flooding

Gov. Noem visited flooded areas on Lake Thompson and Lake Poinsett on Saturday

LAKE THOMPSON, SD — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem says state leaders are working to battle through the record flooding that has affected parts of her state. Noem visited flooded areas on Lake Thompson and Lake Poinsett on Saturday to see what she and her team could do to help those who have been affected by the flooding. People along…

Klobuchar Reaches Polling Threshold For September Debate, Still Must Meet Donor Level

She is the eighth candidate to hit the polling requirement

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Amy Klobuchar has reached the polling threshold to qualify for the Democratic presidential debate in September, though she still needs to reach the donor requirement. Klobuchar got her fourth qualifying poll by getting 4 percent support in the CBS News/YouGov poll of likely Democratic voters in Iowa. Klobuchar will now need to hit 130,000 individual donors. Her…

Standing Rock Sioux To Show Support For Native Hawaiians During Telescope Dispute

Many of them consider Mauna Kea Volcano to be sacred land

MAUNA KEA, HI — Standing Rock Sioux tribal members are showing solidarity with Native Hawaiians who oppose the construction of a huge telescope on the Mauna Kea volcano. At least 34 people, mostly elders, were arrested as officials tried to start building the 1.6 billion dollar telescope again. Many of them consider Mauna Kea to be sacred land. Standing Rock…

Two Moorhead People Are Killed After Driver Runs Stop Sign And Hits Their Vehicle

Police say 26-year-old Justin Helgeson from Coon Valley, Wisconsin was driving a pickup when he blew through the stop sign

WILKIN COUNTY, MN — Two people from Moorhead died in a crash in Wilkin County Saturday night. Police say 26-year-old Justin Helgeson from Coon Valley, Wisconsin was driving a pickup when he blew through the stop sign at County Road 30 and Highway 9. Helgeson hit a vehicle driven by 62-year-old Margaret O’Neill killing her and 62-year-old passenger Thomas Burton….

Dead Body Found Next To UTV In Richland COunty

The man's name hasn't been released

RICHLAND CO., ND — The Richland County sheriff’s office is investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a ditch near Wyndmere in southeastern North Dakota. Authorities got the call around 2:15 p.m. Saturday. Deputy Steve Gjerdevig says responders found the man’s body next to a UTV off-road vehicle. The man’s name hasn’t been released. His body…

U.S. Navy Parachute Team “Leap Frogs” Performing at Fargo Airsho

The Leap frogs want to showcase what the Navy has trained them to be able to do in hopes to inspire people to join the Navy.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Airsho has many performers, and US Navy parachute team “The Leap Frogs” are back to perform for a second time. The Leap frogs want to showcase what the Navy has trained them to be able to do in hopes to inspire people to join the Navy. They are presenting the American Flag at both of the event…