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Travel Advisories Issued in Cass and Clay Counties

CLAY COUNTY, Minn.–The current weather conditions have already caused many highways and rural roads to become dangerous for travel. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting has issued a no travel advisory for all of rural Clay County. He says there is zero visibility in open country areas and deputies have already responded to multiple cars in the ditch. The Minnesota Department…

Public Hearing Discusses Rising Levels of Elements Found in Red River

Since the early 2000's the amount of phosphorus and nitrogen in the Red River has been increasing

While the nutrients found in the river may not be harmful, a commission has been researching the impacts and wants to hear from the community. The National Joint Commission monitors rivers that flow in and out of the country’s northern border and wants to propose a plan to limit the amount of nitrogen and phosphorus found in the river. The…

Code Red Issued for Chaffee, North Dakota Due To Individual In Crisis

People are asked to stay clear of the area

CHAFFEE, N.D. — An individual in crisis has authorities issuing a Code Red in rural Chaffee, North Dakota, about 40 minutes west of the metro. Cass County Sheriff’s Office says the individual is dealing with a mental health crisis. They ask that everyone stay clear of the area until the situation is resolved. Sheriff Jesse Jahner is on-scene and will…

Red River Valley SWAT Team Speak at Coffee With a Cop

WEST FARGO, N.D. Seniors at Eventide Sheyenne Crossings retirement community get a special visit. Members of the West Fargo Police Department and Red River Valley SWAT team spoke at this months coffee with a cop. Officers spoke about what it’s like being on patrol and special equipment the SWAT team uses. The police department hopes these visits will help make…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Spruce

Spruce up your karma by adopting a kitten who could use a little love.

At less than six months old, Spruce the kitten is already quite a survivor. Dumped on the street to fend for himself and his two brothers at just 8 weeks old, the litter of kittens came in to Diamond in the Ruff pet rescue in rough shape. While they were struggling to survive, they’d been exposed to a series of…

North Dakota Agriculture Leaders React To Phase One Trade Agreement

North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, who was at the signing, says this is a big first step in the right direction.

WASHINGTON — After President Trump signed the Phase One Trade Agreement with China, markets are now being reopen after nearly two years of tariffs. North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, who was at the signing, says this is a big first step in the right direction. “I really feel there is a lot of value here because it adds stability…

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Advances Through More Senate Committees

Sen. John Hoeven says USMCA will provide much needed certainty for our agriculture, energy and other industries

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Our local congressional delegations are praising the advancement of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved the trade deal. It has also been approved by the Finance, Energy and Public Works and Budget committees. Health, Education, Labor and Pensions; Commerce and the Foreign Relations committees still have to weigh in before going to the full…

Snowfall Report for Jan 15th, 2020

…SNOWFALL REPORTS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE   LOCATION                     AMOUNT    TIME/DATE ELLENDALE                    5.0 IN    1200 PM 01/15 PARK RAPIDS                  4.5 IN    0350 PM 01/15 NEW YORK MILLS         4.0 IN    0350 PM 01/15 EDGELEY                          4.0 IN    1030 AM 01/15 KULM             …

No Charges Filed in Hit-and-Run Incident in Grand Forks

Anyone with information is asked to call 701-787-8000.

UPDATE: No charges will be filed in the hit-and-run incident that happened in a Hugo’s parking lot on Tuesday. The Grand Forks Police Department identified the driver who left the scene as 63-year-old Naomi Koehn of Grafton, N.D. Koehn was cooperative and told police she didn’t realize she had struck anyone. She was driving a Honda CRV that did not…