North Dakota News

Shanley Deacons Football: “Everyone is Just There for Each Other”

Despite the Shanley senior's love of sports, he has only been able to watch and support his friends and classmates from the sideline

FARGO, ND — This season was filled with memorable moments for the Class 2A runners-up. Running the table during the regular season is an impressive feat, but no moment was bigger than what happened in the final quarter of the regular season finale against Devils Lake. Sports usually comes down to the x’s and o’s. Wins and losses. Who has…

North Dakota’s Gun Deer Season Begins

it will run through November 26

FARGO, ND — One week after Minnesota hunters hit the woods, North Dakota’s gun deer season begins. Gun season opened at noon and will run through November 26th. Officials at the North Dakota Game and Fish Department remind people to always wear blaze orange. They encourage all hunters to let their group know when they’re about to pull the trigger. They…

Fans Celebrate at 2017 Dakota Bowl

Fans threw many teams a celebration after winning the game, providing lunch and congratulating them

FARGO, ND — The 2017 Dakota Bowl brought high school football teams from around the state, and all of their fans, to Fargo. Sue Moffet is one many fans who came out to the Fargodome to see her son play in his final game of his senior year. She says she has no words to describe how proud she is of…

Cass County Electric Spends Day Restoring Power to Customers Near Horace

The company was able to re-route power for some customers while they replaced the breaker

  HORACE, ND — Cass County Electric spent the morning restoring power to nearly 1,000 customers in and around Horace. Cass County Electric officials say a substation breaker and underground power cable failed, leaving more than 800 customers without power. The company was able to re-route power for some customers while they replaced the breaker. Power was restored to all…

One of West Acres’ First Stores is Closing its Doors

It is one of West Acres' first stores to open in the mall

  FARGO, ND — A store in West Acres has announced it is closing. The owner of Shu by R&G, formerly known as R&G Shoes, says he is retiring and closing the store he opened in 1995. It is one of West Acres’ first stores to open in the mall. Before that, R&G Bootery first opened in downtown Fargo in…

Former North Dakota Woman Charged as an Accomplice in Murder Case

Crystal Herman, 38, is charged with helping her husband allegedly kidnap and murder a woman in 2015

NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. — A former North Dakota woman is charged as an accomplice in the murder of Amanda Engst in October of 2015. Reports say 38–year–old Crystal Herman of Shakopee is charged with helping her husband, Billy Herman, kidnap and murder Engst. The two were arrested for a string of robberies in 2015 while using a car owned by…

Semi and SUV Crash Near Edgeley Leaves One Man Dead

The victim was 79-years-old from Monango

EDGELEY, N.D. — Police say a crash in LaMoure County between a semi and an SUV killed one man and left another injured. Highway Patrol officers say it happened at an intersection northeast of Edgeley Thrusday afternoon. The 79–year–old Monango man driving the SUV was killed after both vehicles rolled into a ditch. The 41–year–old man driving the semi was…

Power To The (Punk) People: UND Author Publishes Punk Music Book

Think you know what punk's about? Think again.

In a part of the country dominated by, well, country, punk music might be one of our most poorly-understood art forms. That is, until you meet Brian Schill. The assistant director at UND’s Office of Alumni and Community Relations has just come out with his first book, This Year’s Work In the Punk Bookshelf: Or, Lusty Scripts, published by Indiana…

Cass County Electric Complete Work on Power Outage

Repair crews from Cass County Electric says the outage hit customers in Horace and area's to the north of the community.

FARGO, N.D. —  Service to more than 800 customers has been restored completely. Repair crews from Cass County Electric say the outage hit customers in Horace and area’s to the north of the community. Cass County Electric says two things happened to cause the outage around 2:00 a.m., Friday. There was a failed breaker at a nearby substation and a fault…

“It’s Time:” Effort to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in ND Underway

They think it has a good chance after seeing the success a 2016 medicinal marijuana bill had at the ballot box

FARGO, ND — An effort to legalize recreational marijuana in North Dakota is underway. The campaign manager for the bill said they have at least 30 sponsors. Voters in 2018 could decide if North Dakota becomes the first state in the Midwest to legalize recreational marijuana. “Prohibition didn’t work for alcohol, it doesn’t work for this,” said Josh Dryer, campaign…