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Former City Worker Claims Self Defense Towards Boss, Wants Job Back

Cockfield insists he acted in defense to an angry supervisor

  FARGO, ND — Commissioners in Fargo will decide if a fired city worker can get his job back after allegedly assaulting his boss. Reports say Aaron Cockfield was terminated from his job at a Fargo solid waste facility on August 22nd. Officials say Cockfield was clearly the aggressor during a fight with his boss in the break room. Cockfield…

Charges Dismissed Against DAPL Photojournalist

She says she identified herself to law enforcement as a journalist working for The Guardian, a London-based news outlet

  MORTON COUNTY, ND — Charges against a photo journalist who was arrested during the Dakota Access pipeline protests in Morton County last year have been dismissed. Sara Lafleur-Vetter was arrested on Oct. 22 with 140 other people near the pipeline easement and was charged with obstruction and disorderly conduct. She says she identified herself to law enforcement as a…

NDSU Hoping to Slow Down Western Illinois’ Passing Game

The Bison allow the fewest passing yards in the country.

FARGO, N.D. — At 6-0 on the season, North Dakota State football has plenty of strengths. The Bison allow the fewest passing yards in the country at 109 per game. No. 10 Western Illinois is in town on Saturday with the goal of putting up a lopsided figure in that category. The Leathernecks are third in the Missouri Valley Football…

NDSU Defense Proving its Elite Status

Bison lead FCS in rush defense, pass defense and scoring defense

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State may not have as tough a non-conference schedule as it has in years past, but the Bison are using that to their advantage. NDSU leads the FCS in scoring defense (6.7 points allowed per game), rush defense (27.7 yards/game) and pass defense (78.7 yards/game). The most impressive part is how much playing time the…

Coach Klieman Not Speculating on Star Player’s Injury

The team captain missed 11 games last season after shoulder surgery

  FARGO, ND — NDSU football is 2-and-0 after beating #7 Eastern Washington over the weekend. The Bison didn’t have one of their star defensive players in the contest. Senior linebacker Nick DeLuca suffered an undisclosed knee injury last week in practice that the team only described as a “non-ACL” injury. The team captain missed 11 games last season after…

NDSU Linebacker Nick DeLuca Questionable for Saturday’s Game

DeLuca reportedly has a "non-ACL" knee injury

FARGO, N.D. — The injury bug continues to waste no time affecting North Dakota State football. Preseason FCS All-American linebacker Nick DeLuca is questionable heading into Saturday’s game against No. 7 Eastern Washington. The NDSU Athletics Department is calling it a “non-ACL” knee injury, but he is still being evaluated. DeLuca missed 11 games in 2016 with season-ending shoulder surgery…

Coach of the Week: NDSU Defensive Coordinator Matt Entz

Entz helped the Bison to allow the 5th-fewest points in the FCS last season

FARGO, N.D. — One of the main staples for a North Dakota State football team is the defense. The Bison are all about winning low-scoring games instead of shootouts. Leading the way for NDSU is the man with the headset, Matt Entz, who is in his fourth year with the program as the defensive coordinator. Entz is dealing with the…

NDSU DT Tanguay Helping Menard through Injury

Tanguay also tore his ACL in 2016

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football is still practicing without All-American defensive end Greg Menard who injured his ACL over the weekend. The Bison are used to filling holes on defense after Nick DeLuca and Nate Tanguay missed significant playing time with injuries last season. Tanguay actually suffered an ACL tear too, so he knows what Menard is going…

Competition Heats up between NDSU Offense, Defense

The two sides square off in fall camp

FARGO, N.D. — The offense and defense of North Dakota State football see a lot of each other in the offseason. The two sides of the ball square off in drills, which players say can be a real benefit. “Personally, I think our defense is the best defense we’re going to play against,” running back Lance Dunn said. “What better…

The Ashley Hunter Trial: Prosecution, Defense Rest on Same Day, Closing Arguments Friday

The defense only took minutes to present their case before resting

  FARGO, ND — The prosecution and defense have both rested in the double murder trial of Fargo man, Ashley Hunter. The prosecution took eight days to argue their case in front of a jury but the defense rested only minutes after the prosecution did. Hunter is accused of killing Clarence Flowers and Samuel Traut, both of Fargo, as well…