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Grand Forks Man Killed in Rollover Crash Near Hillsboro

Weivoda died at the scene and the 59-year-old driver was taken to Altru for non-life threatening injuries

HILLSBORO, ND — A Grand Forks man is dead after the pickup he was riding in rolled over on I29 north of Hillsboro. State Highway Patrol officers said 73-year-old Harold Weivoda was a passenger in the pickup. The pickup was hauling a trailer heading north when the driver lost control and hit the median at around 1 a.m. Sunday. Weivoda…

NDSU Football Ranked No. 2, UND No. 8 in Preseason Poll

The Bison and Fighting Hawks both make top 10 in first STATS Poll of 2017

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State couldn’t squeeze ahead of defending National Champion James Madison in the STATS Preseason Top-25 Poll. The Bison scored 19 of 163 first-place votes to sit at No. 2. Fresh off of its first-ever trip to the FCS Playoffs, the University of North Dakota comes in at No. 8 with a strong corps of returners….

Police Searching for Suspects in Crash Near Enderlin

K9s tracked their scent for about a mile but couldn't find the suspects

  ENDERLIN, ND — A search is underway in North Dakota for two out-of-state suspects who ran into a corn field after a crash on Sunday. Highway Patrol officers say two people in an SUV rear-ended a pickup on state Highway 46 near Enderlin. Authorities say the 32-year-old woman and the 31-year-old man in the SUV drove a few miles…

UND Backfield Ready to Lead Fighting Hawks in 2017

Oliveira, Santiago, and Johannesson to split carries for North Dakota.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — When you think of the best backfields in the FCS, it is hard to not have UND’s in the conversation. Both John Santiago and Brady Oliviera were named to the Big Sky preseason All-Conference team. “We want to run the football,” Head Coach Bubba Schweigert said. That is something that the offensive line knows very well. “We stress…

Mobile Concert Hall Pops Up in Downtown Fargo

The Concert Truck tries to make classical music more accessible

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a concert hall on wheels. And many passersby were not disappointed. “It’s very good,” said 11-year-old Dimarlo Aroni. Pianists Susan Zhang and Nick Luby are bringing classical music across the country with their pop-up venue, the Concert Truck. The first performance was in Columbia, South Carolina about two weeks ago.  Since then, Zhang and Luby have…

Essentia Health Hosts Panel on Opioid Crisis

Business leaders gather to discuss ways drug epidemic can be solved

FARGO, ND — It’s a drug killing more than 90 Americans every day: opiates. One mother understands that after sending her two sons to jail. “I was trying to save their lives,” Mary Locken said. Locken’s sons, 23-year-old Joe and 21-year-old Nicholas, were caught up in the storm of addiction. They started drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana at a young…

Need a School Picture? Lifetouch to Snap One for Free

If your kids missed the chance to get their photos taken, Lifetouch will host the same event from 10-7 p.m. on August 7th and 8th at the Holiday Inn in Fargo

WEST FARGO, ND — It was all smiles for picture day. Lifetouch School Portraits hosted a free picture day at West Fargo VFW to give back to the community. The locally owned company has been in business since 1936 and does the same event across 50 communities in North Dakota as well as a few communities across Minnesota. Kids receive…

Doe Licenses Remain Available in North Dakota

Online applications can be made starting Tuesday

  NORTH DAKOTA — More than 2,800 doe licenses remain after North Dakota’s deer gun license lottery. The state Game and Fish Department says in-state applicants who were unsuccessful in the first lottery can apply for remaining licenses. Online applications can be made starting Tuesday. Paper applications for remaining licenses will be mailed to hunters next week. The deadline for…

North Dakota May be Handing Over Voter Information

A decision is expected next week

  BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota may give voter information to a commission looking at election fraud, after all. The state initially said it would not hand over data requested by President Trump’s commission in June. Election officials are giving the request a second look after the commission pledged not to make public individual voters’ information. A decision is expected…

North Dakota Governor’s Mansion to be Demolished

It has served North Dakota's first families for 57 years

  BISMARCK, ND — A plan to sell North Dakota’s current governor’s mansion has been a bust. No proposals were received on the 10,000-square-foot prairie-style house by the Wednesday night deadline. That means the mansion will be demolished next month. It has served North Dakota’s first families for 57 years. The state wanted to preserve it while making way for…