North Dakota News

Driver Blames Strong Gust of Wind For Crash

It Happened on I-29, Ten Miles South of Fargo

A strong gust of wind was no match for a driver on I-29. The highway patrol says 20-year-old Krista Hanneman drifted off the interstate after a strong gust of wind. It happened about 6 miles south of Horace around 12:20 p.m. They say she over-corrected, lost control of her car and it rolled. Hanneman and a passenger were wearing their…

Numerous Memorial Day Events Are Planned Around The Area

Honoring Those Who Died While Serving In Our Armed Forces

FARGO, N.D. — A number of ceremonies are planned for Memorial Day in our area. A short ceremony will be held at 8:45 a.m at Holy Cross Cemetery in Fargo. A ceremony will be held on Veterans Memorial Bridge at 9:15 a.m. Detroit Lakes will hold a Memorial Day Parade at 10. 11 a.m. services are planned in West Fargo,…

Pastor on Administrative Leave for Alleged Conduct with Youth in Richland County

The Richland County Sheriff's Office is investigating Father Thomas Feltman

RICHLAND COUNTY, N.D. — A Richland County pastor was placed on administrative leave for alleged conduct with youth. Officials with the Diocese of Fargo said Father Thomas Feltman is being investigated. He was a pastor for churches in Wyndmere and Milnor. They said Feltman told the Diocese last week about concerns regarding his interactions with youth. Andrew Jasinski was chosen…

People Salvage Belongings After Garage Fire

Several garages were affected by the fire

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Crews respond to a fire in West Fargo damaging more than 15 garages around 8:40 Friday night. West Fargo Fire found flames starting out of an apartment garage unit. The fire then spread to the surrounding stalls. The Fargo Fire Department, as well as F-M ambulance, were also called to the scene. Smoke from the garage…

By the Numbers: A Look at UND’s Athletics Cuts

Reasons why the University cut programs including women's hockey

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota made headlines with its athletics department in march. Not the typical headlines surrounding the eight-time D-I National Champion hockey program, but with news of budget cuts. Part of those cuts included dropping the women’s hockey team and the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams. UND’s women’s hockey team celebrates a…

Ashley Hunter’s Trial Continues with Former Partner Taking the Stand

Megan Wartman takes the witness stand in the Hunter murder trial

FARGO, N.D. — The double murder trial of Ashley Hunter ends its first week after hearing from a witness who says she was there when it started.  Hunter’s former partner, Megan Wartman, took the witness stand this morning. Wartman claims to have been in the house at the time of Clarence Flower’s death. She says Hunter tried to frame her…

Drones Used to Test Natural Disaster Response

Xcel Energy Pairs Up With Pilot Program and Emergency Responders in Mayville to Test Drone Natural Disaster Response

MAYVILLE, N.D. — With drones becoming more accessible, they are being used for many different reasons, including to help in a natural disaster. To test how drones would be used in a tornado, Xcel Energy teamed up with a pilot program, and emergency responders in Mayville. The drones left from the Hillsboro Municipal Airport, took images and picked up thermal…

RedHawks Preparing for their First Home Game

Fans Can Expect To See A New Backstop Net At Monday's Game

FARGO, N.D. — Grab your glove and baseball cap because the there’s only a few more days until the RedHawks have their first home game. This season, you may see some new things in their ballpark including an improved backstop net, a gourmet pretzel stand, and a new beer stand. The backstop net will now go past each dug out,…

Slamabama Honors Moszer Family, Officers in LIVE Performance at Hooligans

Moszer family members said the song moved them to tears

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Singer-songwriters from Alabama are honoring Jason Moszer and other fallen officers with a song called “Water Tower”. The band, Slamabama, traveled all the way to the metro to meet the Moszer family. “Jason’s death was that one piece of news that I think came across to us and really personified the attack and the war on…

The Ashley Hunter Trial: Prosecution’s Confession Tape and Detective’s Testimony

Hunter's defense attorney challenges the validity of a video tape confession

FARGO, ND — Double–murder suspect Ashley Hunter was back in court as jurors heard a key piece of evidence, a confession on videotape. The defense attacked the credibility of the tape and of the detectives on the case. The prosecution presented a three hour long video tape of an interview with Ashley Hunter, where he admits to the crime on tape….