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ND Lawmakers Preparing for 2017 Legislative Session

North Dakota lawmakers have plenty of items on their list to discuss for the first session of the year

North Dakota lawmakers are preparing for the 2017 Legislative Session that starts tomorrow in Bismarck. Governor Doug Burgum will give his State of the State address and announce his budget plans. State Representative Jim Kasper of Fargo says local issues like the FM diversion and voting IDs will be a topic of discussion. He says the number of affidavit ballots…

Live in West Fargo? Click Here to See a Map of Snow-Cleared Roads

If you want to see if roads around your home in West Fargo are clear, the city has a map they update throughout the day

People in West Fargo can just head online to see how their city is working to clean the roads. A city map is updated very half hour showing where crews have plowed roads, salted roads or both. It even shows which roads are in progress. You can also type in your address to see if crews have been in your…

Dickinson Man Turns Himself in After Fatal Truck vs. Pedestrian Crash

The name of the victim has not yet been released

A 22-year-old man was hit and killed by a pickup on New Year’s Day in Dickinson. Michael Bracamonte, 23, of Dickinson, is in custody for vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of an accident involving death. Police say the victim was struck by the pickup about 2:45 a.m. Sunday, and died at the scene. The suspect fled the scene but…

Shakopee Teacher Dies in Officer Involved Shooting in Mankato

Police say an officer confronted Chase Tuseth and the two of them struggled before the officer fired at him

A man who died in an officer-involved shooting in Mankato over the weekend was a teacher at a school in Shakopee. Chase Tuseth first started working at the Tokata Learning Center in Shakopee as a science and P.E. teacher in August. Police responded to a disturbance Saturday morning at the Country Inn & Suites in Mankato. They say Tuseth was…

Police Arrest Suspect Wanted in Fatal Rapid City Stabbing

Police arrested 26-year-old Joseph Rich who is the suspect in the killing of 20-year-old Juan Legarda Jr.

Rapid City police have arrested a suspect in a New Year’s Day homicide. Joseph Rich, 26, of Rapid City, is a suspect in the fatal stabbing of 20-year-old Juan Legarda Jr., of Rapid City, about 2 a.m. Sunday. Officers who responded to the disturbance found three injured people. Legarda was pronounced dead at the scene, and the other two were…

Homeward Animal Shelter Gets a “Dog-Gone” Good Start to the New Year

The shelter says it's starting off the new year with an empty kennel

FARGO, N.D. The Homeward Animal Shelter said it got a New Year’s miracle. For the first time in ten years, the shelter adopted out all of its dogs. The usually noisy kennel is completely cleared out and silent. There’s still work to be done. The shelter said it has 55 cats up for adoption. “We do have cats as well….

It’s Time To Put Those New Year’s Resolutions Into Action

People share their favorite moments of 2016, and what they're looking forward to in the new year.

FARGO, N.D. Unfortunately, it’s almost time to say goodbye to 2016. We’ve elected a new president, the Cubs won the World Series and we’ve all learned how to dab; however, most disagreed about their personal best moment from the past year. “Going on some trips with some friends this summer was pretty fun and just getting to meet some new…

Kids Got the Opportunity to Have a New Year’s Eve Party of Their Own

Fargo Public Library hosted a New Year's Eve party for kids of all ages

FARGO, N.D. Who says grownups are the only ones who get to party on New Year’s Eve? The Fargo Public Library hosted a kid-friendly New Year’s Eve party to countdown to noon. Festivities for kids of all ages were set up and had crafts, noisemakers, snacks and drinks. There was also a special toast once it hit 12 pm. “My…

Zoo Year’s Eve Provides Family Fun For the Holiday

The Red River Zoo holds a family-friendly New Year's celebration

FARGO, N.D. The Red River Zoo is helping families celebrate New Year’s Eve, or, as they’re calling it, Zoo Year’s Eve, and there was no shortage of fun. “Last year was our biggest year yet and this year is shaping up to be a big year too,” said Jeremiah Gard with the Red River Zoo. Free carousel rides, activity booths,…

Fargo Woman Charged With DUI After Crashing Dealership Vehicle into Fire Hydrant

A woman allegedly crashes into a fire hydrant after taking a car from a Moorhead car lot

MOORHEAD, Minn. Police arrested a 27–year–old Fargo woman after she allegedly crashed a vehicle into a fire hydrant in Moorhead. The Moorhead Police Department says the woman was test driving a black Nissan Murano when she knocked off the fire hydrant at 50 miles per hour. The hydrant was not connected to the water main. When officials arrived, they found…