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“College GameDay” To Feature Bison At Dakota Marker Game On Saturday

The show will broadcast from Brookings, South Dakota

BROOKINGS, S.D. — ESPN’s popular “College GameDay” will feature the Bison but in South Dakota. The show will broadcast from Brookings this Saturday before the top-ranked Bison play the No. 3 Jackrabbits in the Dakota Marker game. The show began travelling to campus sites in 1993 and usually broadcasts from a major FBS game. It has set up twice in…

Boy Missing For Nearly 10 Hours After School Found In Corn Field

More than 600 volunteers searched for the boy and found him around 2 a.m. Wednesday

SHERBURNE CO., Minn. — A 6-year-old boy who went missing after school in Becker, Minnesota Tuesday thanks his dog, Remington, for helping keep him safe. More than 600 volunteers searched for the boy and found him around 2 Wednesday morning. Ethan Haus went missing shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday after he got off the school bus with his siblings and…

Senate Agriculture Committee Set To Hear About Farm Bill Implementation

WASHINGTON – Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith hopes to hear how the farm bill is being implemented in an Agriculture Committee hearing on Thursday, October 17th. She says she wants to know how the safety net and dairy margin protection programs are helping farmers. They give producers subsidies when they experience a substantial drop in revenue or prices. Smith says producers…

Moorhead celebrates first-ever Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The city passed a resolution in July to mark it an official holiday

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The city of Moorhead celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day as an official holiday for the first time. The city council passed a resolution in July to mark the second Monday of every October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Moorhead Mayor Jonathan Judd says this is a celebration that “knows no geographical boundaries.” Events throughout the day like a prayer…

Cancer Survivor Grantley Johnson Meets Vikings & Carson Wentz

MINNEAPOLIS – A Fargo boy battling Leukemia for the second time is honored by the Vikings. Grantley Johnson got to meet the Vikings at the team’s practice facility in Eagan before their game against the Eagles. He was able to catch passes by Quarterback Kirk Cousins and take pictures with him and Wide Receiver and Detroit Lakes native Adam Thielen….

October Snow? S-NO Problem for Barnesville

The city's police department started a wide-town snowman building contest

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — While some aren’t happy with the early snowfall, those in Barnesville, Minnesota are taking full advantage. To encourage people to stay off the roads, the city’s police department started a town-wide snowman building contest. An officer drove around town and snapped some pictures of the snowy creations and even took up some snowball fights with local kids….

Travel Alert Issued For Large Section of North Dakota

Drivers are being encouraged to reduce speeds

Jackknifed Semi Near Carrington On Highway 200BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota DOT and Highway Patrol have issued a Travel Alert due to heavy snow, reduced visibility and icy roads. Cities included in the alert include  Jamestown, Courtenay, Valley City, Ellendale, Velva, Harvey, Towner, Devils Lake, Carrington, Langdon, Rolla, Cavalier, Adams, Cooperstown and surrounding areas. Drivers are being encouraged to reduce…

Life 97.9 Receives Donations To Help Babies In Need

The station received 10,000 diapers and wipes to help a shelter in need of basic necessities for babies.

FARGO, N.D. –  After reading an article in the newspaper about the need of donations for premature babies in “Churches United for the Homeless”, Life 97.9 wanted to do something to help. The radio station partnered with the organization and reached out to listeners through the show and social media. They set a booth in 16 areas in North Dakota…

New Superhero Exhibit at Moorhead’s Hjemkomst Center

It features more than 350 supernatural-themed pieces

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Your favorite superheroes are making a stop at the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead. “America’s Monsters, Superheroes and Villains: Our Culture at Play” is the newest exhibit at the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County. Each display section is intended to explore a different time period in American history. The exhibit features more than 350 supernatural–themed pieces,…

Breckenridge Elementary School Receives $100,000 Fitness Center Renovation

The goal of the organization is to promote health and wellness.

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. – An Elementary School in a small Minnesota town gets the renovation of a lifetime. The National Foundation For Governors’ Fitness Councils revealed  A $100,000 new workout space for students, teachers and the community in Breckenridge. The Foundation’s “Don’t Quit Campaign” awards fitness centers to schools across the country as a way to promote physical activity and fitness…