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North Dakota Asks South Dakota to Help with Agency Probe

Stenehjem says he wants an investigator who has no knowledge of the agency to conduct a probe.

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has asked South Dakota authorities to help investigate an agency that allegedly violated state law on contract bidding. Auditor Joshua Gallion released a report last month that said the Department of Commerce violated the law on bidding uncompetitive contracts totaling more than $87,000 for the state’s new “Be Legendary” logo. The logo sparked…

Nine Americans Killed in Highway Ambush in Mexico

The FBI has opened an investigation.

Mexico City–Nine U.S. citizens, including six children, living in a Mormon community were found dead after their vehicles were attacked in Northern Mexico. Some of the victims lived in La Mora, Mexico while others had ties to Williston, ND. They were traveling together in three vehicles for “safety reasons,” Kendra Lee Miller, a relative of the victims said. One vehicle…

West Fargo Celebrates Sheyenne Street Completion

The two-year project was a collaboration between the city and NDDOT

WEST FARGO, N.D. — State and city leaders, business owners and community members are celebrating the completion of the Sheyenne Street reconstruction project. The two–year West Fargo project is a collaboration between the city and NDDOT, estimated to cost a total of about $45 million. The project added lanes from 13th to 40th Avenues West and reconstructed the I–94 Sheyenne…

Holiday Market Is Back At Burlap Rustic Chic

It's the boutique's second year hosting its annual holiday showroom

  FARGO, N.D. — It may only be the beginning of November, but it’s starting to look a lot like Christmas inside one Fargo boutique. After a year of prepping, Burlap Rustic Chic is putting on its second annual holiday market. The two–day event shows off various holiday decor, from ornaments and signs to pillows and candles. The shop owner…

Large Grain Dryer Starts On Fire In Traill County

It was being used to dry sunflowers

BLANCHARD, N.D. — Hillsboro and Hunter fire departments battle a large grain dryer fire in Blanchard, North Dakota. It is located along Highway 18 in Traill County. Crews arrived Sunday afternoon to find the dryer engulfed in flames. It was being used to dry sunflowers. Categories: Local News, North Dakota News Tags: BLANCHARD, Fire, GRAIN DRYER, north dakota, TRAILL COUNTY

Local Leaders Talk Latest Flood Diversion Efforts

"You're talking a quarter of a million people all the way from farming to high tech and everything in between, homeowners everybody has a stake in this, it's about protecting everyone."

FARGO N.D. — North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum, Senator John Hoeven, and the F–M Diversion Board of Authority converged into the Fargo City Hall to update both the public and the Assistant U.S Secretary of the Army on the latest progress of the project. “The key we are working on today is to make sure that money comes in on…

Gov. Doug Burgum Honors 130th Anniversary of North Dakota’s Statehood

North Dakota became the 39th state on November 2, 1889.

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum is wishing North Dakota a “happy birthday” by issuing a proclamation honoring the 130th Anniversary of North Dakota’s statehood. North Dakota became the 39th state in the union on November 2, 1889 when President Benjamin Harrison signed the Proclamation of Admission. Burgum is encouraging North Dakotans to celebrate the 130th anniversary in their own…

Man accused of starting North Fargo house fire facing multiple charges

Tate Smith–Nerlien was arrested Thursday morning

FARGO, N.D. — Tribecca Corporation Supervisor Jack Wilson had an out–of–the–ordinary awakening at 2:00 Thursday morning, when his security alarm system went off. “I checked it to see a couple individuals in my trailer. I then said, ‘I’m calling the cops. They’re on their way,’ and then I called the cops.” And I guess they didn’t take my warning because…

Sanford hosts “backwards” trick or treating for sick kids

The staff dressed up in their favorite costumes to bring candy to Children's Hospital

FARGO, N.D. — Superheroes, dinosaurs and even infamous board game characters come out to play at Sanford Children’s Hospital. The staff dressed up in their favorite costumes to bring trick or treating to sick kids who had to stay inside for the holiday. Sanford calls it “Backwards Trick or Treating.” It gives children like Kendra Murinzi, who’s in the hospital…