Former ND State Senator Trying To Help Inmates Through Education

You can donate at NDSU's Renaissance Hall Suite 110 until March 15th.

FARGO, N.D. — According to the Prison Policy Initiative, over two million Americans are being held in the prison system. It’s one of the highest rates per capita in the world. That’s why former North Dakota State Senator Tim Flakoll started a book drive to help with inmate reform. “People have a chance to use them during their free time,…

National Guard Monitors Social Media for Scams

The Minnesota National Guard patrols for fake profiles who may try to use a soldier's identity

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota National Guard has assigned someone to monitor social media. They are concerned about scammers using soldiers’ identities on Facebook and other places. The U.S. Army receives hundreds of reports each month from people being victimized by criminals stealing a soldier’s identity. Minnesota National Guard Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens patrols Facebook for fake profiles. He…

Barry Garcia Appeal Denied

After appealing for a resentencing Garcia will not be granted resentencing

Barry Garcia, the man convicted of murdering a West Fargo woman in 1995 argued his case in Cass County Court for an appeal hearing. Garcia was trying to be re–sentenced with consideration for recent Supreme Court rulings on sentencing a minor to life in prison without parole. Garcia’s lawyer argued because of rulings such as Miller vs Alabama, which removed…