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3 National Guard Members Dead After Helicopter Crash near St. Cloud

Courtesy: Fox 9UPDATE: Gov. Tim Walz confirms three servicemembers died after a Minnesota National Guard helipcopter crashed near Kimbal, Minnesota. NEAR KIMBALL, Minn. – Crews are investigating after a Minnesota National Guard Blackhawk helicopter went down south of St. Cloud Thursday afternoon. The guard says the helicopter went missing after a mayday call nine minutes after taking off this afternoon…

NDDOT Seeks Comments on 2020 STIP Amendment

Comments about the projects should be sent no later than December 20.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Transportation is seeking input on amendments to the 2020-2023 State Transportation Improvement Program for previously unpublished projects. The two unpublished projects include: Replacing the centerline pipe east of Hurdsfield on ND 200 at a total cost of $820,000. Replacing the centerline pipe backfill north of Lakota on ND 1 at a total cost of…

Pet Connection: Meet the Monitors

These cute little babies are going to need a lot of extra room someday.

Ah, babies. What’s not to love? They’re tiny, they’re cuddly, and they look to you for all the affection, education and life lessons they need to grow up big and strong someday. That’s true just as much for this pair of infant monitor lizards who are looking for their forever home. This tiny pair came into Kritter Krazy exotic pet…

Pelosi Says the House will Proceed with Articles of Impeachment

WASHINGTON–House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced that the House is moving forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Pelosi delivered the historic announcement Thursday from the speaker’s offices at the Capitol. Trump, meanwhile, tweeted that if Democrats are going to impeach him, he wants them to “do it now, fast”‘ so he can get on to Senate…

State of Minnesota Projects $1.3 Billion Budget Surplus for 2020-21

The money will be allocated to the budget reserve account.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – The state of Minnesota projects a $1.3 billion budget surplus in the fiscal year 2020-21. The Minnesota Management and Budget office released the forecast Thursday morning showing an economic outlook that “has improved since the end of the 2019 legislative special session.” The forecast showed an improved revenue forecast for the state and a small decrease…

Minnesota Judge Finds ‘Miracle on Ice’ Star Mentally Ill

Pavelich's criminal case was put on hold while the state sought to have him committed.

GRAND MARAIS, Minn. – A Minnesota judge has found that a former member of the “Miracle on Ice” Olympic hockey team is mentally ill and dangerous. The judge ruled Wednesday that 61-year-old Mark Pavelich should be committed to a secure treatment facility. Pavelich was charged after he allegedly beat a friend with a metal pole in August. His criminal case…

72-Year-Old Man Dies in Crash Near Devils Lake

The NDHP is investigating the crash.

DEVILS LAKE, N.D.–The North Dakota Highway Patrol reported a fatal crash approximately 2.5 miles south of Devils Lake at 8:10 p.m. on Wednesday. A 72-year-old man was driving on 45th Street NE when he missed a curve in the road and drove into a ditch. The vehicle struck a large stump and overturned. The driver was pronounced deceased at the…

NDSU’s “Clean Eats” provides healthy, allergen-friendly options for students

The first-year program's menu is served at the West Dining Hall

FARGO, N.D. — The goal of the Clean Eats Program at NDSU is simple; make food that tastes good, but is allergy friendly as well. The dining menu located inside the West Dining Hall is aimed at providing full plates of food for those with dietary restrictions. All food served is made from scratch and is free of the top…

Agiron Helps Farmers Save Money On Ag Equipment

With the downturn of the Ag economy, some farmers are trying to be savvier with their money.

FARGO, N.D.- Agiron is an auction for big farm equipment held three times every year. “We have consignors, farmers; dealers bring in their equipment here to be sold at public auction.  We compromise in area of about 8 states and Canada,” says Brad Olstad, an Auctioneer at Steffes Group Inc. There is no shortage of items that you will be…

Rep. Kelly Armstrong slams “sham” impeachment hearings

By Sam Cabral WASHINGTON – As the House inches closer to a vote in favor of impeaching President Donald Trump, Republicans say the hearings are a complete waste of time. Wednesday marked the latest phase in the investigation into the president’s actions toward Ukraine, as the public hearings moved from the House Intelligence Committee to the House Judiciary Committee. The…