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Minot Man Charged with Theft After Pocketing Money Found on the Floor

The victim said he thought he had put the money back in his pocket

  MINOT, ND — It’s the age old question. If you found money on the ground, what would you do? One man from Minot found out the hard way. Nicholas Skelly, 28, is charged with theft of property lost, mislaid or delivered by mistake after he pocketed over $1,000 in cash he found on a Minot hardware store floor. He…

Controversial U32 Apartment Complex Opens in Fargo

Developers say the tenants include students, people with the Air National Guard and workers from the VA Hospital

  FARGO, ND — The U32 apartment complex opens on 32nd Avenue and North University Drive with 80 percent of the 115 apartments rented. The building, which stands at five stories, cost $22 million and was controversial from the start, with people concerned about the influx of people into the neighborhood. Developers say the tenants include students, people with the…

Nearly 100 Businesses Interested in Testing Medical Marijuana for North Dakota

The agency is establishing a system to make medical marijuana legally available to patients

  NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota health officials are looking for laboratories that are interested in testing medical marijuana for the state. The state Health Department wants non-binding letters of intent by August 25. The agency is establishing a system to make medical marijuana legally available to patients. Earlier this summer, the health department reached out to groups and businesses…

North Dakota Troopers Seize Marijuana Valued at $700,000 During Traffic Stop

Miller is charged with possession with intent to deliver and drug paraphernalia

BISMARCK, ND — A California man is in custody after North Dakota Troopers allegedly find marijuana worth over a half a million dollars in his vehicle. Harold Miller, 71, of Sacramento, was stopped by Troopers on I-94 in between Mandan and Bismarck for suspected traffic violations. It ended in Miller’s arrest and one of the state’s largest drug busts. Troopers…

How Changes in Washington Could Affect North Dakota Taxpayers

Americans for Prosperity in North Dakota held a federal policy summit in Fargo to give activists an update on what's happening in Washington

FARGO, ND — Americans for Prosperity in North Dakota held a federal policy summit in Fargo to give activists an update on what’s happening in Washington. Congressman Cramer was a part of a Q and A with AFP’s Vice President of external affairs. The organization and the Congressman said it is important to improve the lives of Americans, especially those…

HS Football Season Preview: Thompson Tommies

The Tommies are the defending 9-man North Dakota state champions

THOMPSON, N.D. — Thompson may have won the 2016 North Dakota 9-man state title, but the squad lost a large class of seniors from the championship team. Head coach Brady Schwab says that doesn’t affect his team’s expectations though, and the game itself is almost a secondary aspect. “For us, I think this season and our expectations every year are…

Donors Give $6 Million to Planned Parenthood in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

The organization says the donation comes just in time for a project to expand and update at least 19 health care clinics throughout the three states

  MINNESOTA — Donors who wish to stay anonymous have gifted more than $6 million to Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. The organization says the donation comes just in time for a project to expand and update at least 19 health care clinics throughout the three states. They say one of their Minneapolis clinics serves at least…

North Dakota Expanding Hay Donation Lottery

The first lottery drawing will be in September

  NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota is expanding its hay donation lottery to ranchers struggling with the drought in surrounding states. The lottery is now open to producers in South Dakota and Montana. NDSU, the state Ag Department and Ag Community Relief set up a site on the college campus to accept hay donations that will be given to producers…

Governor Burgum Requesting Federal Help for Drought Relief

The governor said nearly 95 percent of the state is being impacted by drought conditions

  BISMARCK, ND — Gov. Burgum is asking for help on the federal level due to the severe drought conditions throughout the state. He is asking for a presidential disaster declaration through the regional FEMA office and would allow individual and direct federal assistance. Gov. Burgum is also asking for staff from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture and other federal…

Mason Jennings to Play Sanctuary Events Center in Fargo

Jennings will be at the Sanctuary Events Center on November 24th at 8 p.m.

FARGO, ND — Minneapolis based Mason Jennings is coming to Fargo to showcase his album, Minnesota. Jennings will be at the Sanctuary Events Center on November 24th at 8 p.m. All seating is reserved and is for ages 21 and up. Jennings was born in Hawaii but considers his adopted home to be Minneapolis, after moving to the city to…