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North Dakota Authorities Make Nearly 90 Arrests During Sober Campaign

Officers made 88 DUI arrests during the campaign from March 1 to 31

NORTH DAKOTA — More than 20 percent of the citations issued during the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign were alcohol and drug-related. A total of 867 citations were issued in North Dakota. Officers made 88 DUI arrests during the campaign from March 1 to 31. There were another 23 arrests or citations for other alcohol-related violations such as…

Gas Prices Hit 17-Month High

The auto club AAA said Monday the price has risen to $2.35 a gallon for the first time since November 2015.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) _ The average price for a gallon of regular gas in North Dakota has hit a 17-month high. The auto club AAA said Monday the price has risen to $2.35 a gallon for the first time since November 2015. Fuel prices have been moving up the last couple weeks because of higher crude oil prices. Also factoring…

Looking For A Historic Getaway? Celebrate National Park Week!

In honor of national park week, national parks are offering free admission this upcoming weekend.

Looking to make a historic getaway? In honor of National Park Week, national parks are offering free admission this upcoming weekend. If you head west, you’ll find Theodore Roosevelt National Park where many go to see the sights of the Badlands. In Minnesota, you can enjoy the lakes and forests at Voyageurs National Park near International Falls. Many of the…

UND Football Wraps up Spring Practice with Spring Game

North Dakota defending Big Sky Football champions.

Grand Forks, N.D. (UND Athletics) —┬áThe North Dakota football team went through roughly 40 live plays and several situational drills as the defending Big Sky Champions wrapped up their 15th and final spring practice on Good Friday. Both sides of the ball took turns providing entertaining plays for the more than 1,100 Fighting Hawk fans that packed the High Performance…

Crews Are Getting Ready To Fill Potholes

Fargo city workers say the busy roads are the ones that need the most work

Anyone who drives a vehicle knows the annoyance of pothole season. Fargo city workers say they identify high traffic roads as the ones that need the most work. Main Avenue, 13th Avenue South, and 25 Street South are all high on the list for potholes. Crews are working on fixing the roads with asphalt rather than the temporary fill used…

Special Olympics North Dakota Needs You for the 2017 Summer Games

They are currently seeking volunteers interested in serving on the organizing committee for the event

  FARGO, N.D. — Special Olympics North Dakota is looking for a few good volunteers. The summer games will be held in Fargo for the 20th consecutive year on June 8, 9 and 10. They are currently seeking volunteers interested in serving on the organizing committee for the event. If you are able to share your time or organizational skills,…

Senate Approves $15.2 Million for Bala

The lawsuit settlement was for $13.5 million

COURTESY: KFGOBISMARCK, N.D. The North Dakota Senate has approved $15.2 million to pay back the owner of a former Fargo horse betting business. Susan Bala was convicted of illegal betting but a federal appeals court overturned the conviction, and ordered the state to pay Bala back. The lawsuit settlement was for $13.5 million. With interest, that amounts to an estimated…

Authorities Identify Body Found Outside Dakota Magic Apartments in Hankinson

The Richland County Sheriff's Office says 36-year-old Jesse Blue of Fort Thompson was found Thursday morning

  HANKINSON, N.D. — A South Dakota man who died after being found outside the Dakota Magic apartments near Hankinson has been identified. The Richland County Sheriff’s Office says 36-year-old Jesse Blue of Fort Thompson was found Thursday morning. He was on the ground and unresponsive. He later died at a hospital in Sisseton. The sheriff’s office is waiting on…

City of West Fargo Releases List of Police Chief Applicants

The city will now begin reviewing the applicants and schedule interviews

WEST FARGO, N.D. — There are 12 applicants to become the next police chief in West Fargo. The interim chief, Gerald Boyer, is in the running along with two deputy chiefs from Fargo and Moorhead. Three other officers with the West Fargo Police Department have also applied. Candidates also include members of the Cass County and Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Offices,…

Neche Port of Entry Shut Down by Flood Waters

Floodwaters have forced the closure of Highway 18, shutting down the Neche Port of Entry

COURTESY: DEANNA NEWELL  NECHE, N.D. — The 2017 flood fight continues in the northern valley and the flood warning has been extended for the Pembina River at Neche. The area has been dealing with overland flooding for the past couple of weeks. It has forced the closure of Highway 18, shutting down the Neche Port of Entry. The county’s emergency…