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Morton County Officials Preparing to Reopen Highway 1806

Authorities have outlined conditions for a phased reopening of the highway.

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — Highway 1806 north of Cannon Ball may reopen soon. The Backwater Bridge on the highway has been closed since being damaged by fires started by pipeline protesters in October. Authorities have outlined conditions for a phased reopening of the highway. Among the conditions: the highway must be cleaned and debris removed, and there is no…

Three UND Men’s Basketball Players Earn Conference Honors

Hooker, Crandall and Seales get Big Sky recognition

RENO, Nev. (UND Athletics) — Senior Quinton Hooker along with sophomores Geno Crandall and Cortez Seales all earned recognition Monday by the Big Sky Conference for their contributions to the Fighting Hawks’ regular season title. UND set a Division I program record with 19 regular season victories with 14 of those coming in league action. Hooker was one of three unanimous selections to the All-Big…

Fargo Man Reaches Plea Deal in Sex Assault Case

A trial that was set to begin at the end of last January was called off when the change of plea was announced

  FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo man accused of beating and sexually assaulting a woman at a hotel last fall has reached a plea deal. Adam Anderson pleaded guilty to gross sexual imposition in Cass County District Court. A trial that was set to begin at the end of last January was called off when the change of plea was…

No Travel Advisory in Parts of North Dakota

A no travel advisory is out for all of northwest and north central parts of the state due to blowing and drifting snow

  NORTH DAKOTA — Conditions have gone from bad to worse in North Central North Dakota. The DOT has closed Highway 83 from Minot to the Minot Air Force Base due to multiple accidents blocking the roadway. A no travel advisory is out for all of northwest and north central parts of the state due to blowing and drifting snow….

Fordville Man Dies in Crash Near Grand Forks

Officials are still trying to determine the time of the crash, which happened seven miles west of Grand Forks

  GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — A Walsh County man is dead after a crash along Highway 2 west of Grand Forks. North Dakota Highway Patrol says the 35-year-old man from Fordville was driving the wrong-way down the highway when he struck a bridge. His vehicle came to rest near the edge of a creek. He was pronounced dead at…

Fargo Man Accused in Liquor Store Robbery in Court

No weapon was shown and he left in a car with an undetermined amount of cash

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo man accused of robbing Bernie’s Wines & Liquors in West Fargo on Sunday has made his first court appearance. Christopher Burns, 36, was arraigned on a felony robbery charge. He’ll be back in court for a preliminary hearing on April 12. Burns is accused of entering the liquor store on Sheyenne Street shortly…

Big Sky Basketball Conference Tournaments Set

UND men seeded 1; UND women seeded 2.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND ATHLETICS) — Quinton Hooker scored 29 points to help deliver North Dakota’s first regular season men’s basketball conference title in 22 seasons with an 82-73 victory over Portland State. Making it extra special was that it came on Hooker’s Senior Day that he celebrated with three classmates in a pre-game ceremony. With the win, UND (19-9, 14-4…

Girls Basketball Roundup: Shanley Wins East Region Tournament

Deacons beat Davies 62-47

FARGO, N.D. — Shanley wrapped up the No. 1 seed in the North Dakota state tournament for Class-A with the 15-point win against Davies. State tournament matchups: Shanley vs. Bismarck, March 9, 1:00 Bismarck vs. Wahpeton, March 9, 3:00 Mandan vs. Devils Lake, March 9, 5:00 Davies vs. Bismarck, March 9, 7:00 Categories: High School, Top Sports Headlines Tags: East Region, Girl’s…

Hockey: UND Women’s Season Ends with Loss to Wisconsin

Fighting Hawks lose 2-1 to the No. 1 Badgers

MINNEAPOLIS (UND Athletics) — Special teams was the deciding factor in the semifinal matchup between the UND women’s hockey team and No. 1 Wisconsin, as the Badgers used a five-on-three power play goal in the second period to open the scoring en route to a 2-1 win over UND on Saturday afternoon at Ridder Arena. The loss ends North Dakota’s…

Funeral Services Set as Carrington Community Comes Together in Support of Tufte Family

Toys for the kids, flowers and pictures are set up to honor their memory

CARRINGTON, N.D. — The community of Carrington is coming together to support a family after three siblings die in a house fire. Family friend Chelee Finch still can’t believe the loss of Spencer, Melody and Alex. “I just was shocked,” she said. “I couldn’t believe that it was true.” Friends and family across the valley are giving an outpouring of support to…