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Man Pleads Guilty to Sending Inappropriate Snapchats to Minors

A Grand Forks man is pleading guilty to sending pictures of his private parts to minors.

A Grand Forks man has changed his plea to guilty in Cass County District Court for promoting obscenity to minors. Nine other charges against James Burden were dropped as part of a plea deal. He will be sentenced after a presentence investigation is finished. Burden was accused of sending pictures of his private parts to a number of minors on…

Former Grand Forks Teacher Expected to Plead Guilty in Sex Assault Case

James Whalen is expected to change his plea to guilty in his North Dakota case, but still has a trial scheduled for the charges he faces in Minnesota

The trial for a former Grand Forks teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student has been canceled. James Whalen is expected to plead guilty during a change of plea hearing on January 23 in Grand Forks. His trail on three counts of corruption of a minor and one count of sexual assault was scheduled to begin on…

Sentencing Hearing Moved Up for Last Defendant in Gaarsland Case

The man who pleaded guilty in the beating death of Joey Gaarsland is to be sentenced on Friday

Another change in the sentencing date for a man who pleaded guilty in a bar beating death. Jason Oien’s attorney was unable to make it from Grand Forks to court in Fargo earlier this week and his sentencing date was rescheduled to February 6. But the attorneys and the judge have now agreed to sentence Oien on Friday. He changed…

Arrest Warrant for Man Accused of Moving Dead Girlfriend’s Body

Joseph Griemann didn't show up to court after being accused of moving his dead girlfriends body

An arrest warrant has been issued for the St. Cloud man accused of moving his dead girlfriend’s body in Fargo, then leaving the area. Joseph Griemann didn’t show up this morning for a change of plea hearing in Cass County District Court. Griemann was charged last August with failing to report a death after his girlfriend, Casey Shulte, was found in…

Search for Gophers Head Football Coach May be Over

KMSP in Minneapolis Reports the university has tentatively reached a deal with PJ Fleck of Western Michigan University

It’s been more than 48 hours since Minnesota Football parted ways with former Head Coach Tracy Claeys, but the wait for a new coach is reportedly over. KMSP Fox 9 in Minneapolis says the Gophers have tentatively reached an agreement with PJ Fleck to coach the football program. If true, Fleck will come to Minneapolis from Western Michigan University, following…

Pet Connection: Meet Lancelot

Lancelot and his friend, pet rescue worker Heather Klefstad, visited live in-studio with Emily to talk about adopting a senior cat like this loving Lothario. Find out about keeping your cats safe indoors from the freezing cold, what to watch out when it comes to cats hiding in cars outside to stay warm, and most importantly, whether or not Lancelot…

NDSU President Bresciani A Finalist for President of Ohio University

North Dakota State President Dean Bresciani is one of the four finalists for president of Ohio University.

Fargo, N.D. (KFGO) – North Dakota State President Dean Bresciani is one of the four finalists for president of Ohio University. The announcement was posted this morning on Ohio’s website. Bresciani became NDSU’s 14th president in June 2010. He addressed the opportunity in a letter to the NDSU Community: Campus Community and Friends of NDSU- As most of you are aware,…

Website Ranks Minnesota as State with Most Miserable Winter

The website thrillist.com has ranked Minnesota as the state with the most miserable winter, beating out Alaska and North Dakota

We’re all too familiar with the biting wind chill and these heaps of snow that come through here every once in a while. But do people in town really believe that Minnesota has the most miserable winter in the country? Writers at thrillist.com say they ranked every state based on weather data, interviews with locals and how effective snow removal…

Those with Limited Mobility at Risk from Snow Covered Walkways

A fine isn't the only risk you face by not shoveling

Snow covered sidewalks can be an annoyance for everyone but for those with physical disabilities they can be dangerous. “You pretty much have to have bare pavement or you’re going to be at risk of getting stuck,” said Executive Director of the Freedom Resource Center,  Nate Aalgaard. Aalgaard is wheelchair bound and winter can be an especially tough time. “There’s…

Add West Acres’ Sears to the List of Closing Businesses

Sears, King Leo's and Kmart have all closed their doors within the last two months

A major loss for West Acres Mall: Sears is closing. The store is part of a second wave of store closures just announced by the company. Sears has been a part of West Acres since the mall opened in 1972. The company is also closing its Kmart location in Detroit Lakes. A total of 42 Sears stores and 108 Kmart…