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ND Has 72 Percent Rate of Car Seat Misuse, Experts Give Safety Tips

All kids younger than 13 should be in the back seat

FARGO, N.D. — The rate of misusing car seats in North Dakota has improved over the past nine years, but it’s still very high at 72 percent. One of the common things parents get wrong is the tightness of harnesses. See the video for demonstrations. “You want the harness to be at or below the child’s shoulders, and you want…

Flights Either Canceled or Delayed: How Flyers are Handling Schedule Changes

Since last week's blizzard, flyers haven't had an easy time getting to their next destination

FARGO, N.D. — Almost every flight flying in and out of Hector International Airport has either been delayed or canceled. Since last week’s blizzard, flyers haven’t had an easy time getting to their next destination. One family has been trying to leave the Fargo area for almost 3 days, unable to get a flight out of the city. Another passenger…

Bismarck Police Officer Hurt in Alleged Drunk Driving Crash

The crash happened just after 2:00 'o clock this morning

Courtesy: North Dakota Highway Patrol  BISMARCK, ND — A police officer was hurt after a crash with an alleged drunk driver in Bismarck. The crash happened just after 2:00 ‘o clock this morning. Authorities say Andrea Lawler of Linton, North Dakota, was driving drunk when she failed to stop at a flashing red light at an intersection just as Officer…

Douglas County Boy Dies After Rollover UTV Crash

The passenger was able to get free to get help but Dingwall died at the scene

  DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — A Douglas County boy has died after a UTV rollover crash in Millerville Township. The Sheriff’s Office says nine-year-old Jon Dingwall Jr. was driving the UTV with a 10-year-old female passenger on the slope of a hayfield on Gravel Pit Road. The UTV rolled, pinning both children under it. The passenger was able to get…

8-Year-Old Injured in Car Crash West of Galesburg

The car's 8-year-old passenger was airlifted to Sanford in Fargo

  GALESBURG, ND — An 8-year-old Page, North Dakota boy was rushed to a Fargo hospital after a crash west of Galesburg. The highway patrol says a pickup failed to yield and hit a car Tuesday morning on Steele County 1. The car’s 8-year-old passenger was airlifted to Sanford in Fargo. The driver, 37-year-old Bekka Dahl of Page, was taken…

Grand Forks Man Arrested for DUI After Going Wrong Way on I-29 Exit Ramp

The highway patrol says 22-year-old Mason Fugleberg hit a minivan and nearly hit a pedestrian before entering on-coming traffic

  GRAND FORKS, ND — A Grand Forks man was arrested for drunk driving after heading the wrong way down an I-29 exit ramp. It happened just after 6 o’clock. The highway patrol said 22-year-old Mason Fugleberg hit a minivan and nearly hit a pedestrian before entering on-coming traffic. He eventually pulled over and was confronted by a passenger in…

6-Year-Old Boy Dies in Fatal Crash in Towner County

The driver and the other passenger were taken to Altru Health with unknown injuries

  TOWNER COUNTY, ND — A six year old boy is dead after a two vehicle crash in Towner County. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the crash happened on U-S highway 281, three miles north of Cando, North Dakota around 3:30 this afternoon. The boy was ejected from the vehicle. The driver and the other passenger were taken to…

Senator Franken Introduces T.I.C.K.E.T.S. Act, Guarantees a Boarded Airline Passenger Their Seat

The bill also requires flight crews to check in to a flight at least 60 minutes prior to boarding

  NATIONAL — Senator Al Franken says he wants to stop airlines from booting paying air passengers from their seats. This comes after video of a man being forcibly dragged off a United Airlines flight was released and caused a nationwide outcry. Franken helped introduce a bill, called the T.I.C.K.E.T.S. Act, which stands for Transparency, Improvements, and Compensation to Keep…