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Minneapolis Bank: Adrian Peterson Owes $2.4 Million

A lawsuit says Peterson has failed to meet the bank's demands and must pay the balance, plus interest

  MINNEAPOLIS — Adrian Peterson has defaulted on a $2.4 million loan in Minneapolis. Crown Bank says Peterson, who was traded by the New Orleans Saints to the Arizona Cardinals Tuesday, took out the loan in May 2016 and defaulted five months later. A lawsuit says Peterson has failed to meet the bank’s demands and must pay the balance, plus…

Ice Cold Events Cancels Ice Palace for the St. Paul Winter Carnival

The director estimated a minimum of $5 million was needed

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption ST. PAUL — The group working to build an ice palace for the St. Paul Winter Carnival when the 2018 Super Bowl is nearby is canceling its plans. Ice Cold Events says it couldn’t guarantee enough financial support for the…

Netflix Raising Prices on Streaming Plans

The change affects most of Netflix's 53 million U.S. subscribers, although some won't be hit so long as they don't mind going without high-definition video

  NATIONAL — Netflix is raising the price for its most popular video streaming plan by 10 percent; a move that could boost its profits but slow the subscriber growth that drives its stock price. The change affects most of Netflix’s 53 million U.S. subscribers, although some won’t be hit so long as they don’t mind going without high-definition video….

Two More Suspects Make Pleas in Jamaican Lottery Scam

Two more suspects remain fugitives

  BISMARCK, ND — Two more suspects have pleaded guilty in a Jamaican lottery scam. Federal prosecutors in North Dakota continue efforts to reach deals with the 13 suspects who’ve been arrested. Two more suspects remain fugitives. Seven suspects remain scheduled for trial in January. At least 90 people lost over $5.7 million in the scam, including a North Dakota…

Moorhead Business Owners Start GoFundMe for Struggling Restaurant

After a month of brisk sales, the restaurant has fallen on hard times

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The owners of a Moorhead restaurant have started a GoFundMe account to help their struggling business. IDK, a contemporary fine dining restaurant, opened on the north side of Moorhead Center Mall in July. After a month of brisk sales, the restaurant has fallen on hard times. The owner resorted to public financing because banks have refused to…

Phony Arrest Call Scams Valley City Woman Out of $7,000

Police say if you receive these types of calls, hang up and contact them or another family member for help

  VALLEY CITY, ND — Valley City Police want to warn the public about a scam in the area after at least two people have lost thousands of dollars. Police say the scammer is calling victims and saying they have arrested a family member and are demanding bond money in order to release the person. One woman was called twice,…

Police Nab Suspect After Attempted Robbery at Grand Forks C-Store

It is unclear if he had a weapon

GRAND FORKS, ND — A Grand Forks man is behind bars after attempting to rob Cenex on Gateway Drive. Police said 22-year-old Robert Smith Jr. entered the store around 3:45 this afternoon and demanded money. The clerk refused and Smith fled. It is unclear if he had a weapon. Employees followed Smith and he was arrested by officers a few…

North Dakota Legislature Suing Governor Burgum Over Veto Powers

Legislators contend the governor violated his veto powers by deleting words or phrases that would have changed the intent

  BISMARCK, ND — The North Dakota Legislature will challenge Gov. Burgum over his veto powers. The bipartisan Legislative Management Committee has voted to pursue the litigation in the state Supreme Court, after meeting behind closed doors to talk about strategy. The Republican-led Legislature adjourned on April 27, and Burgum used his line-item veto during the following week to change…

Minnesota School Districts Hopeful with New Tax Credit

The community has voiced its concern about the burden property taxes can play on agricultural land when it comes to school building bonds

GLYNDON, Minn. — In the last ten years, property taxes for Minnesota farmers have increased by 114%. “About 60% of our total net value of a school district is in ag land,” said Bryan Thygeson, the Superintendent of the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton school district. A new bill is now taking some of that load off their shoulders and giving school districts an…

Fargo Police Warn of Another Ticket Scam Hitting the Metro

Fargo Police said it is not their policy to issue "e-cites" and to "disregard or delete" the scam email.

  FARGO, ND — Fargo Police said if you receive an email, stating you have to pay a fee or a fine for any kind of violation, please do not click on any links or go to pay the ticket. The department put out a warning on social media to warn people this is not a ticket issued through them….