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Duluth Police Say Woman Set Herself on Fire Near Lake Superior College

Authorities say the woman suffered critical, life-threatening burns and was taken to a Duluth hospital

  DULUTH, Minn. — Duluth police now say that the severe burns suffered by a woman found on fire last week were self-inflicted. The 24-year-old Duluth woman was found on fire in a car along Highway 23 in Fond du Lac near the Lake Superior College Fire Training Center Thursday. Lake Superior College officials say the woman was not a…

Students and Friends Mourn the Loss of Ellie Helm

NDSU President Dean Bresciani expressed condolences on behalf of the school in a written statement

FARGO, ND — Students, friends and family are mourning the loss of Ellie Helm, an NDSU sophomore who passed away this weekend. The psychology major was a Bison cheerleader, member of the Kappa Delta sorority and revered by many as a close friend. Authorities in Florence County, Wisconsin, confirmed the 21-year-old woman died from an ATV crash in Long Lake…

Suspect Identified in Possible Murder Suicide in Lennox

They say 35-year-old Stephanie Hoover shot and killed the boy and another man before turning the gun on herself

  LENNOX, SD — Authorities have identified the suspect in a possible murder suicide in Lennox that left two adults and an 8-year-old boy dead. They say 35-year-old Stephanie Hoover shot and killed the boy and another man before turning the gun on herself. The victims have not been identified, but authorities say all three are related to each other….

GoFundMe Set Up for Burnsville Teen Found Dead on NDSU Campus

Students, staff and the community are welcome to remember and honor the life of the teen

  FARGO, ND — We now know the name of the teen who was found dead on NDSU campus Sunday. Burnsville High School official social media accounts say they are organizing a vigil for 17-year-old Devin Delaney on the school’s football field at 8 p.m. Students, staff and the community are welcome to remember and honor the life of the…

New NDSU Student and Retail Complex Breaks Ground

Just a few months ago, PROffutt Limited Partnership was selected to develop a new student housing and retail complex on the 1600 block just off University Drive

FARGO, ND — The NDSU campus has been evolving over the last few years. New shops have opened and neighborhoods are transforming. A new student housing and retail complex will soon be thrown into that mix. Just a few months ago, PROffutt Limited Partnership was selected to develop a new student housing and retail complex on the 1600 block just…

Authorities Confirm Body’s Identity as MSUM Student

Asrat's body was discovered by a person walking along the river on Saturday night

  FARGO, ND — Authorities have released the identity of a body pulled from the Red River in Fargo. It is that of 25-year-old Fanuel Asrat of Moorhead. Asrat’s body was discovered by a person walking along the river on Saturday night. The MSUM student vanished while swimming with friends in the river early Thursday morning. Two of his friends…

UND, SkySkopes and Grand Sky Team Up to Find Ways Drones Can Improve Lives

GRAND FORKS, ND — UND students are working to improve lives by using drones. The nation’sĀ first unmanned aircraft aviation park teamed up with the university. Drones are widely used for cinematography and military operations, but some engineering master’s students at UND are using them for research. “Using drones, I’m able to fly lower and get even higher resolution data,” said…

West Fargo’s Berger Elementary Officials Investigating Suspicious Bites

The bites are small in size and neither person knows what may have bitten them

  WEST FARGO, ND — West Fargo school officials are investigating after a staff member and student were both bit by something unknown. The bites are small in size and neither person knows what may have bitten them. School officials say they are consulting with a company to find the cause. Their Family Fun Night, scheduled for tonight, has been…

Former Grand Forks Teacher Sentenced in Sex Case; Says He’s Sorry for What Happened

The former Grand Forks Central High School spoke before the court before he was sentenced

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The fate of the former Grand Forks Central High School teacher charged with having a sexual relationship with a student has been decided. James Whalen will be heading to prison. It’s former teacher James Whalen’s face you see in the headlines…but as the state’s attorney reads a statement, it’s his victim that feels front and center….

Details Released in Tennessee Teacher’s Alleged Kidnapping Plot of His 15-Year-Old Student

Authorities credit the caretaker of a remote northern California property for helping police find her Thursday and arrest her alleged abductor, fired teacher Tad Cummins

  NATIONAL — Court documents say a Tennessee teacher charged with kidnapping a 15-year-old student and driving her to California had planned to take the girl to Mexico. Authorities credit the caretaker of a remote northern California property for helping police find her Thursday and arrest her alleged abductor, fired teacher Tad Cummins. She has returned home. Federal court documents…