MILLIONS

One Ticket or 10? What Would You Do if You Win Powerball’s $700 Million Jackpot?

It's the second largest drawing in Powerball history, the first being the $1.6 billion jackpot, won in January of 2016

FARGO, ND — A $700 million jackpot is on the line, and even though you have better odds of being struck by lightning than you do of getting six numbers to align with you, it’s not stopping people from buying up tickets. In fact, by the time the drawing takes place, you could be in the running to have much…

Jury Awards Woman who Sued Johnson and Johnson Over Baby Powder $417 Million

A spokesperson for the company says their products are safe and will be appealing the jury's decision

  NATIONAL — A jury is ordering Johnson and Johnson to pay a California woman $417 million dollars and the other trials the company is facing are far from over. The woman filed a lawsuit against the company saying Johnson and Johnson failed to warn their customers that the talcum in their baby powder has potential cancer risks if it…

Dead Mayflies Pile Up in Welch, Minnesota

The swarm only lasts about 24 hours before the insects die

Mayfly Season Mayfly Season Mayfly Season WELCH, Minn. — Mayfly season has produced an unusual sight in Welch, Minnesota. Mounds of dead mayflies resembling piles of mulch littered the lock and dam on the Mississippi River. Every summer, millions of mayflies lay their eggs on the river in Minnesota and Wisconsin, creating a swarm that’s big enough to be seen…

Another Arrest in Jamaican Lottery Scam

Authorities say the scam caused at least 90 mostly elderly Americans to lose over $5.7 million

  BISMARCK, ND — Another suspect in an alleged multi-million dollar lottery scam, has been arrested. North Dakota U.S. Attorney Chris Myers says Gregory Gooden was arrested this week in Jamaica. Gooden was one of four fugitives still being sought. Fifteen suspects are charged with conspiracy, wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering. Ten others who have pleaded not guilty…

U.S. Labor Dept: Six Million Jobs Available…Why Can’t They be Filled?

The U.S. Labor Department says there are currently about six million open jobs in the country, hitting a record high

  NATIONAL — Are you searching for the perfect job? According to the U.S. Labor Department, there are plenty of potential employers out looking for you. The U.S. Labor Department says there are currently about six million open jobs in the country, hitting a record high. Department officials say with so many open positions, employers are more likely to hire…

Voyageurs National Park Boasts Economic Success in 2016

Visitors from around the world helped boost the local economy of International Falls

Courtesy of: Wilderness InquiryINTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. — 2016 was a good year for the books at Voyageurs National Park in International Falls. The National Park Service said the local economic impact of visitors to the park is nearly $25 million for 2016. With nearly 250,000 visitors spending nearly $20 million dollars in surrounding communities, more than 300 jobs were supported…

Sanford Makes Historical Donation to Nonprofit Organization

It will be used to help further three programs that are expected to reach more than 500,000 students nationwide.

T. Denny SanfordRED RIVER VALLEY — T. Denny Sanford has made another huge donation. The South Dakota businessman has donated $28 million to the private, nonprofit National University System. The donation is the largest in its history. It will be used to help further three programs that are expected to reach more than 500,000 students nationwide. Sanford has given away…