North Dakota News

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet the Puppies

Does it get any better than this?

PUPPIES. Need we say more? Two seven-week-old bundles of warm, wiggly, snuggly kisses and cuddles stopped by the Morning Show studios to say hello and let us know they’re just one week away from being up for adoption. Their foster names are Twix (the boy) and Lollipop (the girl), and they couldn’t be sweeter. The pittie puppies came to 4…

Police Issue Warrant for High Risk Sex Offender

Olpin's whereabouts are currently unknown.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D.– A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a high risk sex offender. Police say 44-year-old Timothy Richard Olpin is non-compliant and his whereabouts are currently unknown. Olpin’s last known residence is 3450 82nd Avenue SE in Jamestown. He is described as being 6 feet tall, 240…

Minot Man Who Embezzled from Employer Given 6 Months

An internal investigation uncovered the scheme.

MINOT, N.D.–A Minot man has been sentenced to spend six months behind bars for embezzling nearly $100,000 from his employer, a commercial truck dealer. Ryan Koble pleaded guilty to felony theft and was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison with all but six months suspended. The 40-year-old Koble was a branch manager at Wallwork Truck Center. Koble told investigators…

Country Superstar Luke Combs Coming To Grand Forks

Combs will play the Alerus Center on October 2, 2020.

GRAND FORKS, ND — ACM, CMA and CMT award winning country artist Luke Combs has extended his “What You See Is What You Get Tour” to include Grand Forks, North Dakota. Combs will play the Alerus Center on October 2, 2020. The show will feature an in -the round stage design. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 28 at 10:00…

Cass County and the City of Fargo join forces for upcoming sandbag operations

This is the first time Cass County and the City of Fargo will combine operations since 2013

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Cass County and The City of Fargo are coming together for this year’s flood fight. “I really don’t see any negatives, cause it kind of maximizes everybody’s efforts, whether it is from a volunteer standpoint, as city and county resources and staffing,” Cass County engineer Jason Benson said. For the first time since 2013, both the…

Ten People Are Being Monitored For The Coronavirus In North Dakota

The ten individuals recently traveled to China.

NORTH DAKOTA – The ten individuals being monitored for Corona virus have recently traveled to China. “We are calling them, testing them, or somehow communicating with these persons and asking you know, symptom history whether or not they have a temperature and how they are dealing in general,” says Brenton Nesemeier, the Field Epidemiologist at the North Dakota Department of…

Cause of Apartment Fire In Grand Forks Listed As Undetermined

A number of people had to flee the 18-unit apartment building in the early morning hours

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The cause of a fire that sent two people to the hospital in Grand Forks will be classified as undetermined. An investigation into the fire at 321 4th Street North determined that the fire on Sunday started in the kitchen of a lower unit. Structural instability and significant damage prevented officials from finding an exact cause…

Police are Notifying Public of High Risk Sex Offender Working in Grand Forks

There are currently 13 level III offenders in Grand Forks.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The Grand Forks Police Department is notifying the public of a level III sex offender working in Grand Forks. Rickey Lindemoen is recently employed at CHS located at 4115 27th Avenue North. Lindemoen was convicted of criminal sexual conduct in the 1st degree with a dangerous weapon in Minnesota. The Offender Tracking and Verification Program tracks individuals convicted…

Patrick Hart Announces Candidacy for North Dakota State Auditor

Hart previously worked as an auditor for North Dakota's Department of Agriculture.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Patrick Hart announced he is running for state auditor on Wednesday Morning. Hart previously worked as an auditor for North Dakota’s Department of Agriculture and Public Service Commission. He is also a small-business owner and contractor. Hart spoke about his years of experience as an auditor saying, “I’ve proven I can help North Dakota spend its money more wisely,…

North Dakota Regulators Poised to Approve Pipeline Expansion

Opponents say the expansion would increase the possibility of an oil spill.

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota regulators are expected to take action Wednesday on a proposal to expand the capacity of the Dakota Access pipeline. The Public Service Commission signaled last month that it would approve a permit for a pumping station that’s needed for Energy Transfer to double the capacity of the pipeline to meet growing demand for oil shipments from North…