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Death Investigation Underway in Grand Forks

Investigators haven't said how she died, but they say foul play is not suspected

  GRAND FORKS, ND — Grand Forks police are investigating the death of a woman found along a sidewalk in the city. Authorities say 75-year-old Bisnu Kami of Grand Forks was found dead about 5 a.m. Sunday in the 700 block of 25th Street South. Investigators haven’t said how she died, but they say foul play is not suspected. Police…

Suspect in Greywind Murder Case Changes Plea

Her charges include conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit kidnapping, and giving false information to law enforcement

FARGO, ND — Brooke Crews, one of the two people accused in the kidnapping and conspiracy to commit murder of Savanna Greywind, has changed her plea to guilty. Tears filled the eyes of Savanna’s parents, family members and friends as one of the suspects in her case gave them some answers on what happened to Savanna. They filed in to…

FM Diversion Task Force Meets for Final Time, Says They’re Making Progress

They include sending more water through the river channel and moving a holding area closer to town

FARGO, ND — The Diversion Task Force met for the fifth and final time and made progress towards a solution for permanent flood protection in the metro. The task force is recommending large-scale changes to the Red River diversion project around Fargo-Moorhead. They include sending more water through the river channel and moving a holding area closer to town. The…

Authorities Identify Body Pulled from Burnt Creek

A water rescue team recovered the body of Greg Wentz last Thursday

  BURLEIGH COUNTY, ND — Authorities have identified a 70-year-old Bismarck man who died after falling through the ice on a creek north of the city while walking his dogs. A water rescue team recovered the body of Greg Wentz last Thursday from Burnt Creek, which flows into the Missouri River. The Burleigh County Sheriff’s Office says all evidence points…

Interested in Growing Hemp in North Dakota?

Next year will be the third year of the state's industrial hemp research program

BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota’s Agriculture Department is hosting a meeting for people interested in growing industrial hemp. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Brynhild Haugland Room at the state Capitol in Bismarck. Next year will be the third year of the state’s industrial hemp research program. Its goal is to determine whether hemp can…

Geologists Reviewing Recoverable Crude Oil in North Dakota

Senators Heidi Heitkamp and John Hoeven and industry officials requested the new assessment by the U.S. Geological Survey

  NORTH DAKOTA — Federal geologists say they will reevaluate the amount of recoverable crude oil in North Dakota. Senators Heidi Heitkamp and John Hoeven and industry officials requested the new assessment by the U.S. Geological Survey, saying it would likely attract investment by showing stronger production potential. They want the USGS to take into account 17 other formations in…

Three Arrested After Meth Lab Bust in East Grand Forks

Officers with the Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force busted a suspected meth lab on the 900 block of 20th Street Northwest

  EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — Three people have been arrested after a meth lab bust in East Grand Forks. James Sackett, Sonya Barbieur and Joshua Roudebrush are facing charges of felony meth manufacturing. Officers with the Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force busted a suspected meth lab on the 900 block of 20th Street Northwest. All three have previous…

Fire Damages Fargo’s River City Church

A plumber working in a bathroom noticed a fire and put it out

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, ND — Fire causes thousands of dollars in damage to a Fargo church. Firefighters responded to the River City Church at 323 Main Avenue at about 9:15 a.m. A plumber working in a bathroom noticed a fire and put…

SunOpta Inc. of Wahpeton to Close, 35 Employees Out of Work

The company states that it's because of increased operations at its Crookston, Minnesota plant and is expecting to close the Wahpeton factory between April and June

WAHPETON, ND — Natural food snacks maker SunOpta Inc. says it will close its roasting facility in Wahpeton next year, putting about 35 employees out of work. The company states that it’s because of increased operations at its Crookston, Minnesota plant and is expecting to close the Wahpeton factory between April and June. SunOpta says it is encouraging its employees…

Grand Forks Police Report More Home Break-Ins

They don't know who the suspects might be

GRAND FORKS, ND — Police in Grand Forks are warning tonight that more homes are being broken in to. Police say there have been nine burglaries where suspects forced their way into homes and stole property since November third. They don’t know who the suspects might be. Most of the burglaries are in the area north of Demers Avenue, east…