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Crooked Lane Farm Teaches Holiday Traditions with Lefse-making Classes

"We love using this space as a way for people to come together."

COLFAX, N.D. (KVRR) — Lefse-making season is here, which means Crooked Lane Farm is hosting lefse-making classes. Lefse is a traditional Norwegian flatbread made with potatoes, flour, butter, and milk. This Scandinavian treat is especially popular around Thanksgiving and Christmas.  A Colfax farmstead offers several lefse making classes to the public. “Some of the folk classes and traditional things that…

Tools Are Stolen From Cass County Electric Truck During Blizzard

A bucket truck was left near Colfax, North Dakota while crews worked to restore power

COLFAX, N.D. — Cass County Electric Cooperative is on the lookout for some stolen tools. A bucket truck was left near Colfax, North Dakota during the blizzard while crews worked to restore power. When they went back to get the truck after the storm had cleared, a number of items were missing including an Anderson crimping tool. It is a…

North Dakota Trooper Involved In Two-Vehicle Crash

The trooper's vehicle was hit while making a U-turn on I-29 near Colfax

RICHLAND COUNTY, N.D. — A North Dakota trooper was hit while trying to make a traffic stop on I-29. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the crash happened about a mile and a half south of Colfax around 6:30 Saturday night. The trooper was in a construction zone when he made a U-turn. The squad vehicle was hit on the…

North Dakota Man Arrested in Yellowstone After Threatening to Shoot 20 People

He is jailed on charges of illegal gun possession and making threats.

CHEYENNE, Wyo.–A Christine, North Dakota man was arrested in Yellowstone National Park after threatening to shoot as many as 20 people in Idaho. Park rangers arrested 44–year–old Joshua Mjoness on September 18. He had a handgun and 50 rounds of ammunition. Authorities say Mjoness threatened to kill the “entire office” in Boise if his wife didn’t identify a man he…

LIVE: Stomping Grapes For Local Winery’s 1st Grape Stomp Event

Dakota Vines Hosting Grape Stomp At Crooked Lane Farm In Colfax, ND

  Get your feet wet and get your steps in on your fitbit at the same time at a grape stomp featuring a new local winery. Dakota Vines Winery started last year near Colfax, North Dakota. They’re throwing their first Grape Stomp event at Crooked Lane Farm next door to the winery this Saturday. 16 teams of grape stompers will…

Richland County Farmer Leaves Millions To School In His Will

School Board President Nathan Berseth said the $4.5 million dollar gift was unexpected and remarkable.

COLFAX, N.D. (KFGO) – Darrel Hendrickson passed away at the age of 83 in 2016, but in his will, the retired Richland County farmer donated millions of dollars to the Richland 44 School District, his hometown and his church in Colfax. School Board President Nathan Berseth said the gift was unexpected and remarkable. He said “it’s a small community so…

North Dakota Winery Explains Which Grapes Grow Best in Cold Environment

La Crescent, Frontenac, and Marquette grapes are commonly grown in cold environments

COLFAX, N.D.– California isn’t the only place you can find great wine! North Dakota’s cold climate allows for “cold-hearty” grapes to become wine unique to the Midwest. La Crescent, Frontenac, and Marquette grapes are commonly grown in cold environments. Deb Grosz, co-owner of Dakota Vines Vineyard and Winery, says the flavor from their wines only comes from the grapes and…

Richland 44 School District Hires Interim Superintendent

The school board in a unanimous vote approved the hiring of Dean Koppelman as Interim Superintenden for the 2018-2019 school year.

COLFAX, ND — The Richland #44 Public School District has hired former Valley City Superintendent Dean Koppleman. The school board in a unanimous vote approved the hiring of Koppelman as Interim Superintendent for the 2018-2019 school year. Koppelman will start his duties on May 1 as a substitute administrator and receive a contract for the 2018-2019 school year. He retired…

Task Force Will Address Richland 44 School Concerns

hazing allegations led to juvenile court referrals

COLFAX, N.D. — The board of Richland 44 High School, where hazing allegations led to juvenile court referrals, is forming a task force to address concerns in an independent report by a Minneapolis law firm. The report released earlier this month found issues with school policies, training and supervision. The task force will be comprised of faculty, parents and students….

Richland 44 Investigation Released By Law Firm

The report by the Langevin Lentz firm for the Richland 44 School Board details reports from parents of what has come to be called the ``rape game''.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ Poor policies, training and supervision at a North Dakota high school where alleged hazing led to charges against five boys might have contributed to a culture that allowed misconduct including possible sexual assaults for several years, according to a Minneapolis law firm that conducted an investigation. The report by the Langevin Lentz firm for the Richland…