TEXAS

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…

NDSU Fans Give Bison Football Players Send-Off to Frisco

Several fans gathered at the airport as the team boarded the plane to Texas

FARGO, N.D. — With a handful of days left until kickoff, fans are getting excited to see the Bison take the field in Frisco. Jim Kapitan has been an NDSU football fan for more than fifty years, but one of his new favorite traditions is driving down to Texas to cheer on the Bison. “Everybody displays their car flags or NDSU…

NDSU FB Moving On to Frisco

Bison Will Play Eastern Washington in the FCS Championship

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State continues to inhabit its second home in Frisco, Texas. The Bison are headed back to the home of the FCS Championship for the seventh time in eight seasons after taking down South Dakota State 44-21 on Friday night. “Never underestimate the power of people who love and support each other,” NDSU head coach Chris…

Another Pipeline Would Transport Bakken Crude Oil Out Of North Dakota

the Liberty Pipeline would transport 350,000 barrels of oil per day from the Bakken and Rockies production areas to Corpus Christi, Texas

WILLISTON, ND — Phillips 66 and Bridger Pipeline say they have preliminary plans for a new pipeline to send Bakken crude oil to Texas. The companies say the Liberty Pipeline would transport 350,000 barrels of oil per day from the Bakken and Rockies production areas to Corpus Christi. A spokesman says there’s a need for more crude oil pipeline capacity…

Drivers Identified In Beet Truck Collision

One of the trucks was fully loaded with beets while the other truck was empty.

FELTON, MINN. (KFGO) – The Clay County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of two men who were seriously injured when the sugar beet trucks they were driving collided near Felton, northeast of Moorhead last Friday morning. The crash happened at an intersection on county road 34, west of Felton. 50-year-old Alberto Lopez of Moorhead and 51-year-old Pedro Alonzo of…

Airman Killed In Crash with Beet Truck Identified

23-year-old David Pharaoh was assigned to the 319th Security Forces Squadron at Grand Forks Air Force Base

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Authorities have identified a Grand Forks Air Force Base airman who died in a crash on Highway 2. The Air Force says 23-year-old David Pharaoh was assigned to the 319th Security Forces Squadron. He was a native of Texas. The Highway Patrol says Pharaoh was driving a pickup that rear-ended an empty sugar beet trailer Monday night….

George W. Bush To Headline Kevin Cramer Fundraiser In Texas

Cramer is challenging Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, one of the most vulnerable Democrats seeking re-election

Former President George W. Bush is raising money for Kevin Cramer’s Senate bid. Cramer says Bush will headline Cramer’s September 19 fundraising event in Fort Worth, Texas. Cramer says it’s being hosted by executives at Texas-based oilfield service companies that do business in North Dakota. He says former longtime LSU basketball coach Dale Brown, a native of Minot, also is…