TEXAS

Legendary Texas Oil Tycoon Passes Away At 91

T. Boone Pickens Stopped In Fargo In 2008 To Push For Less Dependence On OPEC

DALLAS — A legendary Texas oil tycoon with ties to North Dakota has passed away. T. Boone Pickens, whose investments helped shape the American energy industry going back to the 1950s, has died at the age of 91. Pickens was in Fargo in 2008 on a campaign to help the U.S. lessen its dependence on oil from OPEC nations. Despite…

Scam Involves Person Acting As Special Agent On Behalf of IRS

The caller is told a federal warrant is out for his or her arrest unless a fine is paid

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A new scam alert from Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting. He says the scam involves a person claiming to be a Special Agent Josh Penn. The scammer claims he is working on behalf of the IRS and that your bank account was used to set up illegal bank accounts for drug cartels in Texas. The caller is…

Del Monte Plant In Minnesota To Close This Fall

69 full-time and 294 seasonal employees Will Be Out of Jobs

SLEEPY EYE, Minn. — The Del Monte Foods plant in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota will close permanently sometime this fall, affecting 69 full-time and 294 seasonal employees. According to Del Monte Pacific Limited, the plant will permanently close after the current pack season, which it expects to be on or around Oct. 21, 2019. The layoffs will begin in stages when…

Trump Heads to Dayton Hospital, Protesters Await

Trump will be visiting Miami Valley Hospital to thank first responders and hospital staff, as well as meet with victims and their families.

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Donald Trump is visiting Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas on Wednesday. President Donald Trump and the first lady are heading to the hospital in Dayton, Ohio, where many of the victims of Sunday’s attack were treated. The White House says Trump will be visiting Miami Valley Hospital to thank first responders and hospital staff, as…

Shocking Carnage After Two Mass Shootings In One Weekend

Dozens Killed In El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio

Two mass shootings at crowded public places in Texas and Ohio in less than 24 hours claimed at least 29 lives and left scores injured, a shocking carnage even in a country accustomed to gun violence. In the Texas border city of El Paso, a gunman opened fire Saturday morning in a shopping area packed with thousands of people during…

Mental Evaluation Ordered For Woman Accused of Shooting Two Men

32-year-old Sadie Rix of Austin, Texas made her initial appearance in court

TRAILL CO., ND — A mental evaluation has been ordered for the woman accused of shooting two men in Portland, North Dakota. 32-year-old Sadie Rix of Austin, Texas made her initial appearance in court. Rix is charged with two counts of attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault. The two men wounded in the shooting in late June were…

Texas Woman Charged In Fatal Hit-And-Run of Fergus Falls College Student Three Years Ago

Tammy Blankenship-Harlan of Waco is charged in the death of David Grotberg

Tammy Blankenship-Harlan and David GrotbergWACO, TX — A Texas woman has been charged three years after a hit-and-run crash killed a college student from Fergus Falls. 50-year-old Tammy Blankenship-Harlan of Waco is charged in the death of 19-year-old David Grotberg. He was attending Baylor University in Waco when he was struck and killed by a car while riding a bicycle with…

U.S. Marshal & Former McIntosh Co., ND Deputy Dies in Texas

Courtesy: Officer Down Memorial PageCorpus Christi, Texas – A Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal and former McIntosh County, North Dakota Deputy has died in Texas due to a medical condition. The U.S. Marshals Service says 45-year-old Norman Merkel died inside the fitness room of the federal courthouse in Corpus Christi. Security officers administered CPR, but Merkel passed away at the scene….

Bison Fans Feeling Lucky Number 7 on Their Bus Ride Down to Frisco

From Bismarck to Frisco, with stops in Jamestown, Valley City, Fargo and Sioux Falls, the herd is enjoying the atmosphere in the bus "mobile tailgating"

FARGO, N.D. — Fans are feeling lucky number seven as they head to Frisco. And their off, but first, let’s rewind. “She has been packed since ten o’clock sitting in the house waiting to go if that tells you anything,” said Tom Fenner, a fan. It’s that time again, the journey to the F-C-S National Championship game. “Every year is…