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State Senator From Minot Calls Rep. Ilhan Omar “Elected Terrorist”

Sen. Oley Larsen also posted a fake photo that claims to show Omar holding a weapon at an al-Qaida training camp

MINOT, N.D. — A Republican state senator from Minot calls Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar an “elected terrorist” on Facebook. Sen. Oley Larsen also posted a fake photo that claims to show Omar holding a weapon at an al-Qaida training camp. It is actually an Associated Press photo taken at a Mogadishu military training campus in 1978, before Omar was born….

Man Arrested for Threatening Employee with Knife at Mall

An employee followed the man out of the mall and the suspect pulled a knife and threatened the employee.

MINOT, N.D.–Police say a man armed with a knife who made threats at the Dakota Square Mall in Minot is facing possible terrorizing charges. Authorities say the Minot man went to a business at the mall Tuesday afternoon to speak with a female employee and became disorderly when he wasn’t allowed to talk to her. Police say a male employee…

Minot Reading & Math Interventionist Named Teacher of the Year for 2020

State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler and Governor Doug Burgum made the announcement

BISMARCK, N.D. — Minot elementary school teacher Sara Medalen is North Dakota’s Teacher of the Year for 2020. State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler and Governor Doug Burgum made the announcement. Medalen is a reading and math interventionist at Sunnyside Elementary in Minot. She also started programs to encourage reading, leadership development, and physical fitness. Baesler and Burgum will be hosting…

Westbound Highway 2 Closed West of Minot

The lanes will be closed for several hours.

MINOT, N.D.–The Westbound lanes of Highway 2 are closed at mile marker 134 west of Minot near the Brooks Ranch area. The North Dakota Highway Patrol reported that an oversized load tipped over and the two westbound lanes are being used to recover the vehicle. The lanes will be closed for several hours. A detour has been set up starting…

Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Mountrail County

The motorcycle was traveling eastbound pulling a small trailer when the driver lost control.

Palermo, N.D.–The North Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occured on Highway 2 in Mountrail County. The motorcycle was traveling eastbound pulling a small trailer when the driver lost control. The motorcycle and trailer overturned and slid into the median. The driver and passenger were ejected. The driver was taken to Trinity Hospital in Minot where…

Picture of Crowd Hoisting Woman In Wheelchair At Rock Concert In Minot Goes Viral

A group of good Samaritans hoisted her up on their shoulders so she could see the stage

Kate Marthaler/FacebookMINOT, ND — The best view is always from the top! At a concert for the rock band Weezer at the North Dakota State Fair last Saturday in Minot, a woman using a wheelchair got a great view. A group of Good Samaritans hoisted her up on their shoulders so she could see the stage. Kate Marthaler shared the…

West Fargo Welcomes New Wing Joint

Buffalo Wings and Rings off of 32nd Avenue celebrated its grand opening

WEST FARGO, N.D.– A new wing joint is up and running in West Fargo and it has a little bit of everything on the menu. Buffalo Wings and Rings at 695 32nd Avenue East celebrated its grand opening at 11:00 Wednesday morning. The menu features wings, burgers, quesadillas and even cauliflower wings. This is not the first location in the…

Minot Woman Drowns in Sheyenne River Near Fort Ransom

The Ramsey County Sheriff's Department is investigating.

FORT RANSOM, N.D. (KFGO) – A woman drowned over the weekend near Fort Ransom. Emergency crews responded to reports that two kayakers had tipped over in the Sheyenne River. Jeremy Finch, of Minot, made it to shore on his own. The second person, Nora Bailey, also of Minot, was unable to make it to shore. She was pulled from the…

Stamps Honoring State And County Fairs To Be Unveiled At North Dakota State Fair

The four new "Forever" stamps are meant to evoke a nostalgic feeling for America's fairs past and present

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption MINOT, ND — The COO of the United States Postal Service is heading to the North Dakota State Fair in Minot. David Williams will unveil a series of new stamps celebrating state and county fairs. The unveiling will take place at the fair on Thursday, July 25. The event will…

Motorcyclist Killed in Minot Crash

He was taken to Trinity Emergency Trauma Center with serious injuries and died early Monday.

MINOT, N.D. (AP) _ Police say a motorcyclist has died after crashing his bike in Minot. Authorities say the 31-year-old man was thrown from his motorcycle about 9 p.m. Sunday. He was taken to Trinity Emergency Trauma Center with serious injuries and died early Monday. He was the only one on the bike and has not been identified. Categories: Local…