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LSS of North Dakota Feels Impact of Executive Immigration Order

Three refugees from Iraq hoping to resettle in North Dakota are one example of those affected by the immigration order.

Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota says the impact of President Trump signing the executive order on immigration came immediately. It has stopped dozens of people from coming to the state. Any state that welcomes refugees was expected to see an impact after President Trump’s executive order. But the pace of the change of plans is what hit staff at…

Fargo Man Sentenced for Sexually Assaulting Co-Worker

Michael Truelove is guilty of sexual assault, terrorizing, aggravated assault and interfering with an emergency call

  A Fargo man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually assaulting a woman at his apartment in 2015. Michael Truelove, 25, ¬†was found guilty last September of four counts: gross sexual imposition, terrorizing, aggravated assault and interfering with an emergency call. He was convicted of sexually assaulting a female co-worker. Police say Truelove emerged from the…

Minnesota Homeowner Charged After Fatal Shooting of Suspected Burglar

Embertson was shot in the pelvis as he and two others tried driving away from the Minnesota man's home

  A homeowner southwest of the Twin Cities has been charged with manslaughter after he shot at suspected burglars driving away from his house. David Pettersen, 65, of rural Madelia, was charged in the death Saturday of 19-year-old Nicholas Embertson, of Madelia. Pettersen told a sheriff’s deputy he was still in bed when he heard someone attempting to open the…

UND Hosts Seventh Annual Interfaith Week

Panalists, students and faculty discuss head wrapping, a cultural trend taking place all over the world

UND is hosting its 7th annual Interfaith Week in an effort to increase cultural awareness and an environment of educational interest. Spiritual luncheons, discussions and events have been taking place since Saturday, starting with the ‘Values of Buddhist Tradition’. A spiritual wrapping luncheon took place today where panelists discussed the importance of head wrapping, which is a cultural trend taking…

Willmar Man’s Wife Detained After Immigration Ban

Farhan Anshur's wife and children were detained in Washington D.C. after President Trump's new immigration ban

  A Minnesota man has a message of unity after his wife was detained for a short time under President Donald Trump’s new immigration ban. Farhan Anshur arrived at MSP International with his wife and two kids last night. His wife and kids had been living in Kenya for several years, after fleeing Somalia. But Saturday, when they landed in…

NDSU, UND International Students Advised Not to Travel

International students are being asked not even to consider traveling to Canada.

  Both UND and NDSU have cautioned their international students not to travel due to the immigration order. NDSU late last week emailed students from the seven countries included in the executive order, urging them to meet with an adviser if they have plans to travel outside the U.S. The email says, “most likely, it will be recommended you do…

One Moorhead Man Is Injured After A Stabbing

Moorhead Police are investigating a stabbing that happened Saturday night

Moorhead police are investigating a stabbing that put one man in the hospital. Moorhead officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 1200 block of 15th Avenue North shortly before 8 o’clock Saturday night. Fortunately, a Minnesota State Trooper was patrolling an area nearby when the injured male waived him down. “When Moorhead officers got there they found…

Delta Grounds Domestic Flights

Company Dealing With Automation Issues

Delta has grounded its domestic flights because of “automation issues.” That’s according to an advisory by the Federal Aviation Administration. The Atlanta-based airline is responding to customer complaints on Twitter by saying it is experiencing technical issues and is “working hard to get them fixed quickly to minimize the impact to our customers.” The FAA says international flights are exempt…

President Trump’s Executive Order On Immigration Draws Sharp Criticism And Protests

Bans Immigrants And Refugees From Seven Muslim-Majority Countries

Several hundred people gathered at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to protest President Trump’s executive order on immigration. The demonstration was one of many across the country. Metropolitan Airports Commission spokesman Patrick Hogan says the protesters had a permit to be outside, but moved into the terminal at about 2:15 p.m. He says some airlines shut down ticketing counters near the…