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Man Wanted for Murder Arrested in New Rockford

Coleman is awaiting extradition back to California.

NEW ROCKFORD, N.D.–A California man wanted for murder was apprehended in New Rockford on Sunday. The Eddy County Sheriff’s Office was investigating a man wanted for murder in Humboldt, California who was staying at the Bison Lodge. During the investigation, a man and woman fled on foot from the lodge. Officers say they were able to surround a small building…

Men Flown To Fargo After Two-Vehicle Crash Saturday In Griggs County

The crash happened early Saturday afternoon

BINFORD, N.D. — Two men were flown to Fargo after a crash near Binford in Griggs County. The highway patrol says 64-year-old Steven Bowman of New Rockford failed to yield and was hit by a vehicle driven by 61-year-old Terence Ramsey of McHenry. The crash happened early Saturday afternoon. Both men were flown to Fargo with what the patrol calls…

Democrat Rep. Josh Boschee of Fargo Chosen As Minority Leader

He replaces Rep. Corey Mock of Grand Forks who decided not to seek the position

BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota Democrats have a new house minority leader. They have chosen Rep. Josh Boschee of Fargo. He replaces Rep. Corey Mock of Grand Forks who decided not to seek the position. Boschee ran for Secretary of State in November but lost to incumbent Al Jaeger. Democrats also re-elected Sen. Joan Heckaman of New Rockford as senate minority…

New Rockford Man Injured in Distracted Driving Crash

NEAR LAKOTA, N.D. – Authorities say a New Rockford man looking at an electronic device was the cause of a rear-end crash Sunday afternoon. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a pickup pulling a trailer was heading west toward Leeds on Highway 2. He didn’t notice a pickup slowing down to make a turn into the driveway and hit it….

Power Should Be Fully Restored In New Rockford Tonight

a microburst on Sunday knocked down hundreds of trees and power poles.

NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. — Work continues to restore power to New Rockford after a microburst knocked down hundreds of trees and power poles. Otter Tail Power crews say they should have power restored to the entire community by this evening. About 30 linemen have spent the past two days in town after the storm hit early Sunday morning. The microburst…

People In New Rockford Could Be Without Power Overnight After Microburst Storm

Winds gusting between 95 and 110 miles per hour took down hundreds of trees and power poles

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. — People in New Rockford, North Dakota are being urged to conserve water and prepare for a night without power. One woman on social media says town looks like a “war zone”. The Eddy County town of…

Damage Done By Overnight Storms in New Rockford, ND

Overnight storm does damage to New Rockford area, in North Central North Dakota.

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Former North Dakota Woman Charged as an Accomplice in Murder Case

Crystal Herman, 38, is charged with helping her husband allegedly kidnap and murder a woman in 2015

NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. — A former North Dakota woman is charged as an accomplice in the murder of Amanda Engst in October of 2015. Reports say 38–year–old Crystal Herman of Shakopee is charged with helping her husband, Billy Herman, kidnap and murder Engst. The two were arrested for a string of robberies in 2015 while using a car owned by…

Cathay Man Dies After Being Hit by Train

The collision caused the pickup to roll, killing the man at the scene

  WELLS COUNTY, ND — A man is dead after being hit by a train in Wells County. The North Dakota Highway Patrol reports that the 61 year-old man from Cathay failed to yield for the train roughly 11 miles northwest of New Rockford. The collision caused the pickup to roll, killing the man at the scene. His name has…