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Cass County Hires New Administrator

Robert Wilson takes over the position held by Keith Berndt, who was fired after an altercation on a United Airlines flight

Courtesy: State Historical Society of North Dakota  CASS COUNTY, N.D. — Cass County has hired a new administrator. He is Robert Wilson, currently the Assistant Commission Administrative Officer in Minnehaha County, South Dakota. Wilson worked as a reporter at KSFY-TV in Sioux Falls before joining Minnehaha County seven years ago. He’ll take the position that was held by Keith Berndt…

United Blood Services Sending Products to Community of Oroville

Water levels in the lake behind the city's dam have receded, but an evacuation order is still in place

  OROVILLE, Calif. — United Blood Services in the Dakotas Region is helping its sister center in Oroville, California. Some 200,000 people have been evacuated after officials feared a spillway at the country’s tallest dam was in danger of imminent failure. Water levels in the lake behind Oroville Dam have since receded, but the evacuation order remains in place. United…

Fargo Police Release Photo of Casey’s Robbery Suspect

Police say the suspect demanded money but did not appear to be armed

  FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police have released this snapshot of a man who robbed Casey’s General Store on 43rd Street and 13th Avenue South last month. The photo was taken from security camera footage. Police say the man entered the store on January 19th around 8:30 at night and demanded money. It didn’t appear that he was armed. If…

Red River Diversion Project Begins This Week

The state of Minnesota and other opponents are fighting the project in court

  FARGO-MOORHEAD — Work will begin this week on the Red River diversion project for Fargo-Moorhead. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says Ames Construction of Burnsville is sending equipment to the site near Horace to conduct pre-construction studies for the diversion inlet. It will include a control structure with three gates to regulate flows into the diversion channel around…

Citation Numbers in for “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign

During the campaign, 35 drug-related arrests were made

NORTH DAKOTA — Hundreds of citations were handed out during the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over ” campaign. It ran from December 16, 2016 through January 31, 2017 to help save lives on North Dakota roads during the holiday season. Of the nearly 450 citations given out, 55 were alcohol-related and 50 DUI arrests were made. There were another…

Tribes Face Setback for DAPL Construction in Washington D.C.

THE CHEYENNE RIVER SIOUX AND STANDING ROCK SIOUX TRIBES ARE IN COURT, HOPING TO GET A JUDGE TO HALT CONSTRUCTION ON THE DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE--KELLY WANG REPORTS FROM WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON D.C. — It’s another setback for the Cheyenne River Sioux and Standing Rock Sioux tribes in court. A judge in Washington D.C. has rejected a request by the tribes to halt construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline until their lawsuit over the project is resolved. A U.S. District Court Judge has rejected a request to temporarily stop construction…

Technology and Golf Meet at PGA Seminar

Golfers discuss how technology can relate to various swing techniques

FARGO, N.D. — Sometimes teachers become the students again. The Dakota PGA Chapter hosted a teaching seminar for golf instructors. The workshop highlights new technologies coaches can use on their golfers. Examples include devices that track both your swing and how far the ball goes. Participants had the chance to be the test subject, so the group could figure techniques…

Fargo Recycling: Only Call to Opt-Out of Program

There is no action required to join the single stream recycle program

  FARGO, N.D. — The city of Fargo is going to an all–in–one recycling program this summer. Staff at Fargo Recycling told KVRR they found the phones are ringing off the hook over confusion about the program. We knocked on doors and talked to people who said separating cans from plastics and glass can be time consuming. Staff said they heard similar…

UND Men Rout Vandals, Women Fall at Idaho

Quinton Hooker and Geno Crandall combine for 43 points in Hawks victory.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – North Dakota built a big first-half lead and never let it go, picking up an 88-65 victory over Idaho in Big Sky men’s basketball action Saturday at The Betty. Sophomore Geno Crandall scored a game-high 22 points and senior Quinton Hooker added 21 for the Fighting Hawks (15-8, 10-3 BSC), who also got a double-double off the bench…

One Person Injured in South Fargo House Fire

House Fire in South Fargo Forces Family Out Early Friday Morning

FARGO, N.D. — One person is hurt after an early morning fire in South Fargo. Firefighters responded to the 400 block of 12th Avenue South just before three this morning. Fire officials say heavy smoke and flames were showing from the first floor of the house when they got to the scene. One person who was in the home when…