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Happy Harry’s Annual RibFest Kicks Off

Ribfest Is a Four Day Event Held at the Fargodome Which Provides The Community Great Food, Live Music, and Family Fun

FARGO, ND — The grills are turned on, the meat is grilling and people are coming together to celebrate every BBQ lover’s dream: RibFest 2017. “We come every year,” said Christine Berge, who lives in Fargo. “Great food, it’s awesome community, just all of the fun entertainment, just something to do right here in Fargo.” RibFest offers many different types of…

Barnesville Man Charged in Moorhead Assault

Moberg has a criminal history of violence and drug-related offenses

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Barnesville man is charged in an assault in Moorhead left a woman severely hurt. Duane Moberg, 28, is charged with felony assault and misdemeanor domestic assault. Police responded to an apartment on 18th Street in Moorhead and say they found a woman who was in and out of consciousness with a broken nose and covered…

Kinn Changes Plea in Bemidji Murder, Child Sex Assault Case

Kinn admitted to strangling Melissa Norby on June 21st, 2016 and setting the house on fire to cover up his crime

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The man accused of killing a Bemidji woman before setting her home on fire and kidnapping and sexually assaulting her five-year-old daughter has changed his plea. Jacob Kinn, 33, pleaded guilty to second degree murder and first degree criminal sexual conduct. Kinn admitted to strangling Melissa Norby on June 21st, 2016 and setting the house on fire…

Moorhead Police Identify Man Believed to Have Gone Missing in the Red River

Police are asking anyone with information on Tikayne to contact the Red River Regional Dispatch Center

David Tikayne, 29, has been missing since June 5th. Family members say he was in the Red River but did not make it out.  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police have identified the man who is believed to have gone missing from the Red River. Police say 29-year-old David Tikayne entered the Red River near 1st Avenue North but witness reports are…

The Jeronimo Yanez Trial: Prosecution Expert Says Castile Was Not a Threat

Jeffrey Noble testified in the manslaughter trial of Jeronimo Yanez

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — An expert on police use of force says a St. Anthony police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile has no reason to believe the motorist was a threat. Jeffrey Noble testified in the manslaughter trial of Jeronimo Yanez. Noble says Yanez’s actions were unreasonable and he should have acted differently. A Hennepin County medical examiner…

Authorities Identify Grand Forks Worker Killed on the Job

He was working on a new home at 2415 Troon Circle Northwest

  EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — Authorities identify the construction worker killed on the job in East Grand Forks. The police department says 58-year-old Richard Bruce of Grand Forks died from his injuries at Altru Hospital. Bruce fell while on the job Monday. He was working on a new home at 2415 Troon Circle Northwest. Police say he worked for…

City of Ada Announces New Mayor

His term will run through 2018

  ADA, Minn. — The City of Ada has a new mayor…and he’s no stranger to the community. The Ada City Council voted unanimously on Todd Sawrey, the former Economic Development Authority Chair. As chairman, Sawrey worked on bringing new businesses to the area, as well as community development. Sawrey is a former city council member, President of the Ada…

#nocakeforyou: Edina Teens Steal Cake…Didn’t Know it was Fake

Store managers declined to press charges and police issued tickets for trespassing

  EDINA, Minn. — #no cake for you. Three Minnesota teens hoping to swipe a sweet treat…got a bitter surprise. Edina police say three teens stole what they thought was a real cake from a local grocery store, but didn’t realize it was a cardboard display. Police stopped their vehicle and the teens returned the display to the store. Store…

Another Arrest in Jamaican Lottery Scam

Authorities say the scam caused at least 90 mostly elderly Americans to lose over $5.7 million

  BISMARCK, ND — Another suspect in an alleged multi-million dollar lottery scam, has been arrested. North Dakota U.S. Attorney Chris Myers says Gregory Gooden was arrested this week in Jamaica. Gooden was one of four fugitives still being sought. Fifteen suspects are charged with conspiracy, wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering. Ten others who have pleaded not guilty…

Wacky Science at Barnes and Noble

The session focused on how kids can use household items for experiments of their own

FARGO, ND — As a kid, there is a lot to learn and Barnes and Noble is giving kids of all ages an opportunity to explore and experiment right in the store. Every Wednesday and Saturday morning, the bookstore is providing an activity, book reading and a coloring session about a new topic. Today’s topic was on wacky science. The…