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Ag Week at NDSU: Game Show Night!

Students and community members come together for a night of games celebrating Ag Week

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU students and community members gathered for a game of jeopardy in the continuation of celebrating Ag Week on campus. Teams answered questions about topics ranging from school history to sports. Prizes were given out, including gift cards to Scheels and Herd and Horns. “We all share the background of NDSU and NDSU’s background is agriculture,” said Jacob…

Wide Gap Between Homeless Native American Population and Services in Metro Area

They said this mostly has to do with deeply rooted generational, cultural and historical problems.

FARGO, N.D. — Experts said there’s a huge gap between homeless Native Americans and local service providers. A recent report shows roughly three in 10 homeless people in the F-M area are Native American. More than 100 emergency shelter care providers and social workers from the area are working to break down cultural barriers with Native American homeless persons. “We’re trying to…

Community Turns Out for Candlelight Vigil in Spearfish

Throughout the night the crowd stood together, hugged and cried

SPEARFISH, S.D. — Hundreds took part in a candlelight vigil to remember the five children who were killed in a house fire on Saturday. On Tuesday night, hundreds gathered on Ames Avenue in Spearfish, South Dakota, where the deadly blaze took place. Families of the children who died placed candles outside the home, others that attended offered teddy bears and…

Fire Destroys Storage Building at Central Valley Aviation

No word yet on what caused the fire

  TRAILL COUNTY, N.D. — Fire has destroyed a storage building at Central Valley Aviation north of Buxton. Crews were called out around 8:30 this morning. Two crop-spraying airplanes and spraying equipment were lost in the fire. No one was hurt. No word yet on what caused the fire. Categories: Business, Community, Local News, News Landing Page, North Dakota News…

Breckenridge Teen Makes Plea for Hatchet Attack on Father

An attempted murder charge and a second assault charge were both dropped

  WILKIN COUNTY, Minn. — A Breckenridge teen who attacked his father with a hatchet has struck a plea deal. The Wilkin County Attorney says 18-year-old Jack Langston pleaded guilty to assault. An attempted murder charge and a second assault charge were both dropped. Jerome Langston suffered severe head injuries and was eventually released from the hospital. Jack Langston was…

Detroit Lakes Teen Hit by BNSF Train While Crossing Tracks

They say the crew on board spotted the teen and sounded the bell and horn, but the male didn't appear to hear the train coming

  DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A Detroit Lakes teen was taken to the hospital after being hit by a BNSF train while trying to cross the tracks. Police say a 13-year-old was hit by the train along Highway 10 between Corbett and Jackson Avenue. They say the crew on board spotted the teen and sounded the bell and horn, but…

Scholarly Achievement Recognized at Concordia Symposium

The Celebration of Student Scholarship highlights research performed by Concrdia students

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students at Concordia College showed off a year’s worth of research at the Celebration of Student Scholarship symposium. Approximately 350 students showed off results of their original, scholarly projects to a crowd at Memorial Auditorium. The entire school was invited to learn more about the 82 different research projects conducted by Concordia students. The symposium is designed…

Werner Electric is Open For Business in Fargo

The company's president is excited to open in Fargo and said this area is a great market for them

FARGO, N.D. — A Midwestern distributor of industrial electric supplies opens its 13th location right here in Fargo. Werner Electric held a grand opening this morning at 100 36th Street South, meeting with many potential clients. They’re a full-line distributor of electric supplies, mainly for manufacturers, industrial contractors and machine builders. The company’s president is excited to open in Fargo…

Standing Rock Tribal Leader Makes Plea on Child Sex Assault Charges

He's accused of repeatedly raping and physically assaulting a girl over the course of five years

  BISMARCK, N.D. — A Standing Rock Sioux tribal leader is on trial on child sex abuse charges. Cannon Ball District Chairman Robert Fool Bear, Sr., 54, has pleaded not guilty in federal court in Bismarck. He’s accused of repeatedly raping and physically assaulting a girl over the course of five years. Fool Bear claims the girl made up the…

Devils Lake City Commission Suspends Police Chief, Captain

The City Commission on Monday placed them on paid administrative leave until officials can decide their future

  DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — The Devils Lake police chief and his top captain have been suspended. The City Commission on Monday placed Chief Keith Schroeder and Capt. Jon Barnett on paid administrative leave until officials can decide their future. The city assessment of the 18-member department found low morale, reports of a hostile work environment and an opinion of…