money

Mistaken Identity Behind Robbery of Bemidji Women

The men and two women in the car were later arrested on robbery charges and they could all face additional charges

  BEMIDJI, Minn. — A pregnant woman and her mother in Bemidji were robbed at gunpoint in a case of mistaken identity. Authorities say the suspects thought they had followed the dark colored SUV of a person involved in a drug deal. They followed the SUV to the victim’s house early Monday morning and three men demanded money. They didn’t…

Senator Heitkamp Working to Crack Down on Secret Campaign Spending

It's already illegal for foreign nationals or governments to contribute to campaigns in the U.S., and this bill would help make sure those laws are followed

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A group of U.S. Senators is going after secret campaign spending. Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota helped reintroduce the DISCLOSE Act. It would require tax-exempt groups and super PACs that spend money on elections to disclose their spending as well as their major individual sources of funding over $10,000. It’s already illegal for foreign nationals or…

Clay County’s Non-Profit Art Playing a Leading Role in Contributing to Minnesota’s Economy

Creative MN wrangled up more than 50 other regional organizations.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Regional groups found out non-profit art contributes billions of dollars to Minnesota’s economy. With Moorhead being a big hub for art, they say the Clay County region plays a leading role. For many people, the Minnesota side of the Red River is known for its art with the Rourke Art Museum, street murals and two major colleges….

Grand Forks County Authorities Investigating Burglary, Home Invasion

They got away with money, jewelry and electronics

  THOMPSON, ND — A man in rural Thompson, North Dakota was awakened by two to three men with flashlights early Sunday morning. The victim told authorities that one of the masked men had a baseball bat and told him not to move. He says the suspects spoke in a different language. They got away with money, jewelry and electronics….

Blue Cross-Blue Shield Minnesota Drops Children’s Minnesota Hospital System

Parents of these and other delicate patients cringe at the thought of finding new doctors, now that the contract between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has expired. KMSP Fox 9's Leah Beno Reports from Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The dispute between Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Minnesota and Children’s Minnesota hospital systems has quickly become a blame game. Caught in the middle are the patients and their families, wondering if they will have to sacrifice more out of pocket expense when it comes to taking care of their loved ones. Among the specialties provided inside Children’s…

Prosecutors Say Former Wells County Sheriff is a Danger to Others

He's scheduled to be back in court in September

WELLS COUNTY, ND — A judge is allowing the former sheriff of Wells County to travel to South Dakota and Montana, if it’s work-related. The ruling was made during a bond hearing for Johnny Lawson who is charged with conspiracy to deliver drugs, bribery and other counts. Wells County State’s Attorney Kathleen Murray opposed the motion, saying Lawson was a…

No Pay Raises for North Dakota College Presidents for Third Year

THE DECISION APPLIES TO PRESIDENTS IN THE NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY SYSTEMS EXCEPT FOR TWO DUE TO CONTRACTS

NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota University System leaders and college presidents will go without pay raises for the third straight year. The state Board of Higher Education has voted to extend the contracts of eight of the 10 presidents through 2019 at their current salaries. The move did not apply to UND’s Mark Kennedy, whose contract was already valid through…

Fargo’s Myriad Mobile to Make New App for Ag Producers

CEO Jake Joraanstad says they're using $1.35 million from the Falls Angel Fund

  FARGO, ND — A new app which could make life easier for farmers in the valley is using a $1.35 million angel investment fund. Myriad Mobile, a North Dakota tech company, raised $1.5 million for an app which streamlines contracts between farmers and grain elevators. CEO Jake Joraanstad says they’re using $1.35 million from the Falls Angel Fund. It…

Trial for Defendants in Jamaican Lottery Scam Put on Hold

The trial is expected to last three weeks

  BISMARCK, ND — The trial for 10 people who are accused of tricking mostly American seniors out of millions of dollars in a Jamaican Lottery scam has been put on hold. Federal Judge Dan Hovland has rescheduled the trial to January 22nd of 2018 because one of the defendant’s attorneys says he needs more time to prepare. The trial…

North Dakota Taxpayers Reporting Drop in Income

The number of people filing their taxes also dropped by nearly 25,000 people

  NORTH DAKOTA — Land across the state of North Dakota isn’t the only thing drying up. Taxpayers are reporting less income, too. Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger said taxpayers are reporting more than a three percent drop in their income. The number of people filing their taxes also dropped by nearly 25,000 people. Rauschenberger said the decreases are due to…