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UND Football Picked to Repeat as Big Sky Champion in Preseason Polls

The Fighting Hawks scored 15 (of 24) first-place votes in the media poll

PARK CITY, Utah (UND Athletics) – A year after sharing its first Big Sky Conference title, the North Dakota football team was picked to repeat as the league champions in both the media and coaches’ polls released Tuesday by league officials. Entering its sixth and final season as a league member, this marks the first time the Fighting Hawks garnered the top…

North Dakota Horse Park Opens for the Season

The racetrack will be open weekends through July 30

FARGO, N.D. — Horses are off to the races this weekend in Fargo.  This year’s live horse racing is back in town for eight days leaving high expectations. “I think this is going to line up to be our best year ever,” said Levi Otis, President of Horse Race North Dakota. More than 250 horses from North Dakota, South Dakota,…

Coach of the Week: UND Men’s Basketball’s Brian Jones

Jones signed a four-year extension with the Fighting Hawks last month

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Months after leading his team to its first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance, University of North Dakota men’s basketball coach Brian Jones signed a four-year extension with the program. Jones is entering his 12th season at the helm of UND and is fourth in team history with 166 wins. Currently, Jones is on the road recruiting to fill…

Drought Conditions Escalating Wildfires in North Dakota

Officials say the fire, is not affecting any livestock or structures

North Dakota Highway Patrol  NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota’s drought conditions are escalating wildfires throughout the state. Crews contained 70 percent of a major wild fire at the Little Missouri National Grassland in the west side of the state. Officials say the fire, is not affecting any livestock or structures. The state Department of Emergency Service officials say they’ve battled…

Three North Dakotans Dead After Car Crash in Eastern Montana

Two people in the other vehicle were not hurt

  HYSHAM, Mont. — Three people from North Dakota have been killed in a car crash on I-94 in eastern Montana. The highway patrol says a 52-year-old woman and a 60-year-old man from Strasburg and a 55-year-old woman from Bismarck all died at the scene. Authorities say the three were in a SUV going westbound in the passing lane Thursday…

9/11 Mobile Exhibit for Military Appreciation Day at the Red River Valley Fair

The goal is to bring the exhibit to all 50 states so 9/11 firefighters can talk to people about what happened that day

WEST FARGO, ND — It’s Military Appreciation Day at the Red River Valley Fair. In the past four years, a 9/11 mobile exhibit has made its way to 28 states. Now, it’s here in the metro for the Red River Valley Fair in West Fargo. The goal is to bring the exhibit to all 50 states so 9/11 firefighters can…

Plenty to See and Do at the Downtown Fargo Street Fair 2017

Hundreds of vendors from all over the country have set up shop along Broadway for the next three days

FARGO, ND — It’s the 42nd Annual Downtown Fargo Street Fair. Hundreds of vendors from all over the country have set up shop along Broadway for the next three days. KVRR Anchor Alison Voorhees spent the early evening downtown and gives us a preview of the event. ALISON VOORHEES: It is flooding with people down here, you can definitely tell…

State Leaders Would Like All Students to Have Vaccines up to Date

A North Dakota state law requires all students to have their immunizations in order to attend school

FARGO, ND — The new school year is just around the corner and parents are being encouraged to get their kids in for vaccines a little early. The North Dakota Department of Health wants to make sure that students’ immunizations are up to date. State law requires that students meet minimum immunization requirements before they can attend school. State leaders…

Mantador Woman Charged After Police Search of Home

Tiegs' daughters, ages 6 and 11, and a 15-year-old male relative were in the home at the time of the search

  MANTADOR, ND — A Mantador woman is charged with child endangerment after police found drugs within the reach of three children. Thirty-one-year-old Amy Tiegs is also charged with felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. Officers from a multi-county drug agency searched Tiegs’ home recently with assistance from parole agents. Court document…

Jamestown Man Killed in Crash in Oklahoma

The highway was closed for more than seven hours

  JAMESTOWN, ND — A Jamestown man was killed in a three-vehicle crash in north-central Oklahoma on Wednesday. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 75-year-old Bert Hilber was on on a three-wheel trike motorcycle when he stopped for a semi which was waiting to turn. The patrol says a pickup failed to stop and hit Hilber’s bike, pushing it into the…