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Alberta Man, Semi Driver Injured in Icy I-29 Crashes

Both drivers suffered minor injuries in two crashes on I-29

  HILLSBORO, N.D. — A man ended up in two feet of water north of Hillsboro late last night after losing control of his vehicle on an icy I-29. A highway patrol trooper says the 47-year-old man from Alberta, Canada was able to get his seat belt off but he wasn’t able to get out of the vehicle. Crews from…

North Dakota Sees Drop in Farms, Ranches in 2016

The number of small farms and ranches in terms of sales increased, while the number of large operations declined

  NORTH DAKOTA — The number of farms and ranches in North Dakota dropped slightly last year. The federal Agriculture Department estimates 29,800 agricultural operations in the state in 2016, down 200 from 2015. The number of small farms and ranches in terms of sales increased, while the number of large operations declined. Land in farms and ranches totaled 39.1…

Minot Air Force Base’s 5th Bomb Wing Honored

This is the second time the 5th Bomb Wing has been awarded the Omaha Trophy

  MINOT, N.D. — Minot Air Force Base’s 5th Bomb Wing has been honored by U.S. Strategic Command with an Omaha Trophy for the best strategic bomber wing. Every year, five outstanding wings are recognized for their work. This is the second time in three years that the 5th Bomb Wing has been awarded the Omaha Trophy. Senator Heidi Heitkamp…

Wahpeton Man Identified in Fatal Crash

Police say Rosaaen was not wearing his seat belt when he went off the road and crashed into a tree

  WAHPETON, N.D. — The state patrol has identified the victim of a fatal crash in Wahpeton late Sunday night. Ryan Rosaaen, 21, of Wahpeton, died after his car went off the road, across a boulevard and hit a tree head-on. He was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene. The crash is still under investigation. Categories:…

Local Maker Turns Pillows Into Art, Uniforms Into Memories

Creativity and nostalgia combine at Unglued Craft Fest 2017.

The Unglued Craft Fest is upon us this coming weekend at the Plains Art Museum — 70 or so local makers who craft, create, design, sew, paint, upcycle and delight us with their talent and passion for decor, home goods, art, jewelry and more. Emily Welker sat down live in studio with maker Emily Brooks and her embroidery machine to…

NASA Updates for the White Stuff

New Weather Technology Helps People See Snow From Space

Snow is something all of us in the Upper Midwest are used to in the winter. But how are researchers using it to help figure out our country’s water supply? “NASA’s Earth Observing Fleet has been at this for a long time,” explains NASA Scientist Dalia Kirschbaum. New ways to measure the winter white stuff are coming, thanks to scientists…

LIVE: Protecting Self-Driving Cars From Hackers

NDSU Research Could Help Determine If A Vehicle Is Hacked

NDSU Assistant Professor Jeremy Straub joins Adam Ladwig on KVRR’s morning show. Researchers at the university are looking into how to detect if self-driving cars have been hacked. Straub talks about how they’re trying to detect possible hacking, and why a tiny model car is integral to their research. As the technology progresses, more people will have self-driving cars, and…

Looking to Get Away? When to Book to Get the Best Deal

It's that time of the year where people are itching to escape the cold temperatures

FARGO, N.D. — It’s that time of the year when people want to escape the snow and embrace the beach. If you booked to travel after January, you found a good deal. Whether it’s a church mission… “We went to Honduras,” said Debby. …or, seeing family… “Newbrunsville, Texas,” said Dale, a traveler from Moorhead. …or going back to the place…

Recognizing Mental Health Changes in Children

Community members received a lesson on how to prevent mental illness in children

FARGO, N.D. — While some mental illnesses can’t be controlled due to genetics, there are some than can be preventable. Any adult dealing with a child who is battling mental illness in some way shape or form was invited to the Youth Mental Health First Aid 8 Hour course. The goal of the course is┬áto enlighten adults on how to…

ZOOcation at the Red River Zoo

Kids Spent Their Day Off Learning About Animals at the Zoo

FARGO, N.D. — Many kids in the F-M area decided to spend their day off at the zoo. The Red River Zoo hosted their annual ZOOcation to give parents a place to send their kids on their day off from school. The program offers kids different learning activities, crafts, and a chance to see the animals up close. Today’s focus…