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Mom Delivers Baby Girl On Side Of The Road

Mother & Daughter Both Healthy After Delivery Near Buffalo, ND

BUFFALO, N.D. — A baby decides to surprise her new family and arrive on the side of the road near Buffalo, North Dakota. Courtney and Jeff Schuety live in Hope, North Dakota, north of Buffalo. Jeff, a former KVRR employee, says his wife went into labor five weeks early around 11 p.m. Monday night at their home. EMT’s from Buffalo…

Names Released In Triple Fatal Crash And Arrest Near Tower City

A 16-year-old Driver Crossed The Center Line Late Friday Night

TOWER CITY, ND — North Dakota Highway Patrol has released the names of three people killed in a crash near Tower City late Friday Night. They are 40-year-old Matthew Wipf and 43-year-old Kathy Wipf both of Tower City and 46-year-old Dorothy Decker of Ipswich, South Dakota. They were in a vehicle hit head-on by a SUV driven by 16-year-old Sophia Weshnevski…

50 Years as Santa: Tower City Man Spreads Holiday Cheer for Decades

Dennis Gumke started dressing up as Santa in 1968

BUFFALO, N.D. — For the last fifty years, a Tower City man has been creating extra special memories with his beard and red hat. Back in 1968, Dennis Gumke stumbled on an opportunity that would snowball into an annual tradition. “We lived in Streeter and we needed a Santa for the local community days and couldn’t get one, so I stepped…

People of Buffalo Asking Supreme Court to Reconsider Approval of Hog Farm

The state Supreme Court approved the company's $15 million Hog Farm which would be built about a mile from Buffalo

BUFFALO, ND — Landowners in Buffalo are asking the state Supreme Court to reconsider their approval of a hog farm. “What bothers me the most is they didn’t do their homework,” said Lee Frasse, who lives in Buffalo. “If this was supposed to be a great thing, why didn’t they come out publicly and talk about it? They had to…

People of Buffalo Say a Hog Farm Could Pollute Their Drinking Water

The majority of a small town is upset after the state Supreme Court allowed hog farm permits

BUFFALO, ND — The North Dakota Supreme Court approved permits for a hog facility near Buffalo, North Dakota. Several people living there have spent more than a year trying to keep it from being built, saying it can heavily pollute the area. In the 2016 election, nearly 76 percent voted “no” to corporate dairy and swine farming. This leaves neighbors…

ND Supreme Court Upholds Permits for Hog Operation in Buffalo

Opponents asked a judge to block the project

  BUFFALO, ND — Despite pleas from the surrounding community, the North Dakota Supreme Court is upholding a decision on permits for a hog farm in Buffalo. Rolling Green Family Farms, operated by Minnesota based Pipestone Holdings, is a $15 million dollar hog farm that has many of the people who live in town concerned about things like groundwater and…

HOPE Inc Hurricane Player Selected to Attend the USA Sled Select Team

Boser plays for the HOPE Inc. Hurricanes and has been playing sled hockey for the past ten years

FARGO, ND — It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity for one local sled hockey player from North Dakota. In fact, he’s the first North Dakotan selected to attend the USA Sled Select Team, where many Paralympic athletes get their starting off point from. Fifteen-year-old Grant Boser will be traveling to Buffalo, New York and train with some of the best…

White Cloud Returns to Jamestown’s National Buffalo Museum

White Cloud was preserved by a taxidermist and is back at the National Buffalo Museum

  JAMESTOWN, ND — White Cloud has returned to Jamestown. The white buffalo died last November on a ranch near Michigan, North Dakota where she lived out her last days. White Cloud was preserved by a taxidermist and is back at the National Buffalo Museum. Arnie Becker helped care for White Cloud while she was growing up. He calls her…

Illegal Use of Poison Puts Hundreds of Bison Under Quarantine in the Dakotas

The EPA investigation uncovered 40,000 pounds of poison had been distributed across 5,400 acres

  Hundreds of bison are under quarantine in North Dakota and South Dakota after an illegal poison was used to kill prairie dogs. An EPA investigation found 40,000 pounds of poison had been distributed across 5,400 acres. It was spread on the former Cannonball Ranch near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation and the Wilder Ranch. The EPA-led investigation began last year…