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Legislature Aims to Fix Audit Law Requiring Criminal Probe

BISMARCK, N.D.--North Dakota legislative leaders say they will fix laws that require criminal investigations into some audit findings that may be the result of an unintentional mistake. Republican Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner calls it an "issue that needs to…

Minnesota Retail Pharmacies to Close as Industry Shrinks

ST. PAUL, Minn.--Minnesota health care provider HealthPartner says it will close 30 of its retail pharmacies next year amid a broader shrinking of the industry. About 300 workers will lose their jobs as a result of the closures. The company,…

Federal Help Approved for North Dakota Farmers, Ranchers

BISMARCK, N.D.--North Dakota will receive federal help for farmers and ranchers who struggled with an early blizzard and wet harvest conditions. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the secretarial disaster designation on Friday. Gov. Doug Burgum requested the help…

Suspected Drunk Driver Hits Police Squad Car

LINCOLN, N.D.--Burleigh County sheriff's officials have arrested a man for drunk driving after he rear-ended a police squad car. Authorities say a Lincoln police officer was completing a traffic stop about 11 p.m. Thursday when the patrol car was struck…

Services Held in Mexico for Former ND Family Killed in Attack

BISMARCK, N.D.--Services were held in Mexico for a former North Dakota woman and her four children and for four other American women and children killed by drug cartel gunmen. The memorials and burials Thursday took place as Mexican soldiers stood…

Rider Cited for Watercraft Jump Over Road in YouTube Stunt

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.--A YouTube stunt that involved jumping a personal watercraft over a Minnesota road has amassed hundreds of thousands of views and a couple of citations. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has issued two citations-the equivalent of traffic…

UPDATE: Missing Girl Has Been Located Safe

UPDATE: Fargo Police report that Katie Hamman has been safely located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and is with her family, and cooperative with local law enforcement UPDATE: Police say the white Volkswagen SUV has been located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, but they…

Three People Rescued From Devils Lake After Boat Stalls

DEVILS LAKE, N.D.-- Lake Region Search and Rescue Team was called out Wednesday afternoon to help three people on Devils Lake. Their boat had some type of mechanical failure, lost all power and was drifting. The group was safely brought…

Winter Outlook

Here is Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec's Forecast for the 2019/2020 Winter

West Fargo School District Investigating Threat

WEST FARGO, N.D. - West Fargo school officials are investigating threats a Cheney Middle School student allegedly made about a school shooting. A group of students at Cheney spoke to the school's administration toward the end of the school day…

Minnesota Researchers to Amass Spleens as Deer Season Begins

ST. PAUL, Minn.--Minnesota wildlife researchers will be collecting deer spleens this weekend as the state's main deer hunting season begins. The Department of Natural Resources' researchers are hoping to harvest at least 800 of the organs from whitetail deer killed…

Justices Vie to Take Over Top Spot on High Court

BISMARCK, N.D.--Three North Dakota Supreme Court justices are vying to lead the state's high court. Justices Daniel Crothers, Lisa Fair McEvers, and Jon Jensen filed to fill the chief justice position by the Wednesday midnight deadline. The vacancy was created…

UND Hockey Starts NCHC Play Against Miami (OH)

GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The Fighting Hawks have found plenty of success through the start of non conference play. Starting off the season with a 5–1–1 record and still undefeated at home. But the…

Moorhead Proposes A "Double" Underpass Downtown

MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Moorhead city leaders are looking into another underpass project as work continues on the Main Avenue 20th/21st Street Underpass. The 11 Street underpass project in downtown Moorhead would be between Center and 1st Avenue North and Main…

NDDOT Launches Plan to Improve Driver’s License Services

FARGO, N.D.-The North Dakota Department of Transportation has announced a plan to improve customer service and wait times at driver's license offices. The plan, called "Drive ND," consists of renovating and expanding various driver's license operations over the next few…