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Standing Rock Tribal Leader Makes Plea on Child Sex Assault Charges

He's accused of repeatedly raping and physically assaulting a girl over the course of five years

  BISMARCK, N.D. — A Standing Rock Sioux tribal leader is on trial on child sex abuse charges. Cannon Ball District Chairman Robert Fool Bear, Sr., 54, has pleaded not guilty in federal court in Bismarck. He’s accused of repeatedly raping and physically assaulting a girl over the course of five years. Fool Bear claims the girl made up the…

NDSU Nursing School on the Chopping Block?

The school in Bismarck has been targeted by an amendment to the budget to be returned to Sanford Health

FARGO, N.D. — The budget deficit in North Dakota could lead to additional cuts at NDSU. State lawmakers are considering cutting the nursing school in Bismarck. Hospitals in the metro depend on graduates from local nursing programs. An amendment to the higher education funding bill has caused some confusion among state lawmakers. It states that neither the higher education board…

Sioux Falls Murder Suspect Says He Doesn’t Remember Alleged Crime

Authorities said Irving Jumping Eagle fled to North Dakota after killing his wife. Our sister station in Sioux Falls, KDLT, contributed to this report

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A Sioux Falls man suspected of killing his wife and fleeing to North Dakota has his bond set at one million dollars in cash. Irving Jumping Eagle, 43, is accused of stabbing his 33-year-old wife Alicia in the head and several times in the chest. He is charged with murder and manslaughter. He was spotted with…

Suspect Charged in Fargo Christmas Eve Murder May Avoid Trial

The 31-year-old man is accused of stabbing 26-year-old Derek Bjarnason with a long knife during an argument at Porter's home

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo man charged with murdering a man on Christmas Eve could avoid a trial. The lawyer for Timothy Porter told a judge that settlement negotiations are ongoing with the Cass County State’s Attorney’s office. The 31-year-old man is accused of stabbing 26-year-old Derek Bjarnason with a long knife during an argument at Porter’s home. He died…

Sioux Falls Man Involved in Crash on I-29 Charged with Wife’s Murder

Irving Jumping Eagle showed up at a North Dakota Gas Station covered in blood and asked to use a bathroom to clean up. From Our Sister Station in Sioux Falls, KDLT Reporter Jill Johnson has more

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A Sioux Falls man wanted for questioning in the death of his wife, and who was spotted in North Dakota, has been arrested and charged with her murder. Irving Jumping Eagle, 43, was spotted in blood soaked clothes yesterday in Streeter. This morning, he crashed along I-29 about 90 miles north of Sioux Falls and was detained….

Looking for a Summer Job? Fargo Park District is Looking for 500 of You

During it's busiest season, the Fargo Park District is hiring over 500 part time employees

FARGO, N.D. — Looking for a part time job? The Fargo Park District is looking for you…and 500 more of your friends. More golf courses are getting ready to fully open for the season and employees are needed across the greens. “People are really anxious to get out there, especially at the beginning,” said golfer Joseph Martinez. “They were cooped…

State Fire Marshal Investigating Fire at Former Air Force Missile Alert Facility Near Dazey

A Barnes County deputy says someone pried off a lock to gain entry into the building

  DAZEY, N.D. — Investigators are trying to determine who is responsible for a fire at a former U.S. Air Force missile alert facility near Dazey, North Dakota. A Barnes County deputy says someone pried off a lock to gain entry into the building. The State Fire Marshal is investigating three areas inside the structure where a flammable liquid was…

UND’s Hooker Repeats as Lou Henson All American

Hooker is one of 30 mid-major players selected to the team

PHOENIX (UND Athletics) — For the second-consecutive season, North Dakota senior guard Quinton Hooker was named to the Lou Henson All-America Team on Tuesday, just a day after the 2017 NCAA Tournament was completed. Hooker was one of 30 Mid-Major players selected to the team and Monmouth’s Justin Robinson was recognized as the Lou Henson Mid-Major Player of the Year by officials at…

North Dakota Named the Top Spot for Millennials in the Country

North Dakota ranked the number one spot to live in for millennials

NORTH DAKOTA — The most tech savvy, wine consuming people of our country are taking over North Dakota. The winters may be chilling but for millennials, living in North Dakota is the hottest place to be. According to MoneyRates.com, the state is booming with young adults. “Maybe it’s due to the startups…just giving younger people opportunities,” said Joe Kerlin, who…

U.S. Ag Department Expects Soybean Crops at Record Level in North Dakota

A survey found that farmers are planting more soybeans than ever in North Dakota

NORTH DAKOTA — The U.S Agriculture Department says soybeans are expected to be planted at a record high level in North Dakota. A recent survey found that more farmers are investing in the crop that’s in high demand. “This will really be a turning point year,” said Peter Lovas, of Lovas Farms in Hillsboro. According to a survey done by…