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UND Women’s Basketball Focusing on Defense against First-Place SDSU

The Fighting Hawks host the Jackrabbits Friday night

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota women’s basketball team is hitting a crucial stretch of its schedule. UND hosts Summit-League-leading South Dakota State on Friday before traveling down south to NDSU on Sunday. The Jackrabbits (12-6, 4-1 Summit League) have found success from their shot-making ability. SDSU’s 47.2 field goal percentage is 12th in the country out…

Rural Walcott, ND Mobile Home a Total Loss After Fire

NEAR WALCOTT, N.D. – No one was hurt when a rural Walcott, North Dakota mobile home caught on fire. It happened around 2:00 PM Wednesday on the 6000 block of 175th Avenue Southeast. Fire departments from Walcott, Colfax and Abercrombie teamed up to douse the flames. The Richland County Sheriff’s Office says the couple living at the home weren’t there…

Red Cross of the Dakotas Deploys Three to California for Wildfire Recovery

two are from north dakota and one is from south dakota

FARGO, N.D. — It’s been a few months since the California wildfires have been extinguished. The cleanup and recovery means there’s still a long road ahead for those affected. A few people from the Dakotas are doing their part to assist those without a home. When Sandra Heggeness was 11-years-old, it was the Red Cross who came to her and her…

FMR. ND Sen. Heitkamp Discussing Shutdown on 1st Day as CNBC Contributor “Make Government Boring Again”

Courtesy: CNBCNEW YORK – Former North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp has a new job. She’s joined Squawk Box on CNBC as a political commentator. In her first segment, she talked about the partial federal government shutdown. “I think my theory on government is make government boring again. Actually talk about issues,” Heitkamp said. Last weekend, she said she has no plans to…

Sen. Hoeven Congratulates FCS Champion Bison on Senate Floor

Courtesy: CSPAN2WASHINGTON – North Dakota Senator John Hoeven takes to the floor of the Senate to praise the North Dakota State Bison football team and their fans. “I want to recognize all of Bison Nation for their vibrant and unwavering support of the team during another successful season,” Hoeven said. The Bison won a 7th FCS national championship in Frisco, Texas…

Sen. Kevin Cramer Shows Support For “Right to Life” in First Floor Speech

Courtesy: CSPAN2WASHINGTON – North Dakota Sen. Kevin Cramer holds his first speech on the floor of the Senate Tuesday to discuss what he calls the largest, most deadliest and silent war the world has known: abortion. “To deny 60 million innocent children the right to these things is the highest injustice to our people and the highest offense of our god……

McHenry, ND Woman Claims Her $1 Million Powerball Prize

Tammy Edland's ticket matched all five white balls in Saturday's drawing

BISMARCK, ND — You can bet Tammy Edland from McHenry, North Dakota is very happy. She was presented a $1 million check by Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. Tammy purchased her winning Powerball Pick & Click ticket online through the North Dakota Lottery Players Club and matched all five white balls in Saturday’s drawing. The Pick & Click allows players to buy…

Body of U.S. Marine From MN Returns Home

The body of 20-year-old Lance Cpl. Riley Kuznia of Karlstad, Minnesota, was flown into the Fargo, North Dakota, airport late Thursday and turned over to his family.

Officials have identified the Marine killed in a New Year’s Day shooting at a barracks in Southeast, D.C. as 20-year-old Riley Kuznia  FARGO, ND– The body of a U.S. Marine from Minnesota who was fatally shot at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., has been returned to his hometown for memorial services. The body of 20-year-old Lance Cpl. Riley Kuznia…

Fargo Public Schools Superintendent Discusses Priorities in State of the Schools Address

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Public Schools holds their State of the Schools address. The speech was broken into several parts, including challenges for the district, legislative priorities and vision for the future. “This is an opportunity for both the district staff and board of education to engage with the community and share and update about our schools because we understand it…