Wahpeton

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp “Confident” about Passing Farm Bill

With the bill headed for conference, she is ecstatic about bipartisan support in Senate

WAHPETON, N.D. — When Senator Heidi Heitkamp entered the room with several eager farmers, she quickly eased the fears of producers concerned about the Farm Bill. “You can’t promise anything for certain, but I feel pretty confident that we’re going to get a farm bill ahead of the September 30 deadline,” said Heitkamp. While the bill is heading towards the conference…

Positive Identification Of Victim In Hitterdal Death

Two people have been charged in Clay County with aiding and abetting murder.

CLAY COUNTY, MN — Remains found on a Hitterdal farm have been positively identified as Troy Edmond Yarbrough. The 41 year old Wahpeton was reported missing last month. Two people have been charged in Clay County with aiding and abetting murder. Authorities arrested 39-year-old Jason Jensen and 35-year-old Kayla Westcott last week in connection with the disappearance of 41-year-old Troy Yarbrough…

Kosel Family Agriculture Land Lab Benefits NDSCS Students

The land lab is a way for agriculture students at NDSCS to get out of the classroom and learn by doing

WAHPETON, N.D.– Agriculture students at NDSCS got their hands a little dirty! The Kosel Family Agriculture Land Lab is a way for Ag students at NDSCS to get out of the classroom and learn by doing. The land lab was planted last spring thanks to the donations made by Linda Patterson and Mary Kosel to the NDSCS Foundation. “This is…

Couple Charged With Aiding And Abetting Murder Of Missing Wahpeton Man

Authorities arrested 39-year-old Jason Jensen and 35-year-old Kayla Westcott last week

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — The suspects in a missing person investigation have been charged in Clay County with aiding and abetting murder. Authorities arrested 39-year-old Jason Jensen and 35-year-old Kayla Westcott last week in connection with the disappearance of 41-year-old Troy Yarbrough of Wahpeton. Yarbrough was last seen with the couple on May 18th. According to the criminal complaint, Westcott…

Hitterdal Death Suspects Expected In Court

41 year-old Troy Yarbrough hasn't been heard or seen by friends or family since May 18.

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption HITTERDAL, Minn. – After searching a farmstead near Hitterdal for the investigation of a missing person, authorities found human remains on the property. Wahpeton Police says 41–year–old Troy Yarbrough of Wahpeton had not been seen since May 18th. He was last…

Remains Found During Search of Hitterdal Farm

HITTERDAL, Minn. – After searching a farmstead near Hitterdal for the investigation of a missing person, authorities found human remains on the property. Wahpeton Police says 41–year–old Troy Yarbrough of Wahpeton had not been seen since May 18th. He was last seen with 39-year-old Jason Jensen, who owns the Hitterdal property, and 35-year-old Kayla Westcott. Both have been arrested in connection…

Police Investigating Missing-Persons Case Near Hitterdal

NEAR HITTERDAL, Minn. – After helping with a missing persons case out of Wahpeton for about 24 hours at a farmstead at 25324 70th Ave N, police and the Minnesota BCA have left the scene just after 8:00 Thursday night. Throughout the day police used a diving team and a drone to help with the investigation. There were people from multiple…

Wahpeton School Board Election Results

WAHPETON, N.D. – Unofficial results are in for Wahpeton’s school board election. Parent and Director of the Three Rivers Crisis Center Susan Rittenour and parent Jacob Kubela won the two Wahpeton seats with 45 and 46 percent of the vote respectively. Parent Mike Hauschild won the rural north seat getting 68 percent. 379 people voted. The school board will canvass…

Photo Released of Missing Man At Gas Station In Wahpeton

Eugene Harstad of Alexandria Has Been Missing Since May 4

Eugene Harstad At Gas Station In Wahpeton on May 7, 2018 1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — Authorities have released a new picture of an Alexandria man missing since last Friday. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says Eugene Harstad bought fuel in Wahpeton on Monday morning. He can be seen filling up his teal green Chevy Silverado pickup…

Spiritwood Energy Park Closing Malt Plant In October

55 Jobs Will Be Impacted

STUTSMAN COUNTY, N.D. — Cargill is closing its malt plant near Jamestown in October. The closing will affect about 55 employees at Spiritwood Energy Park. Cargill spokeswoman April Nelson says demand has dropped for the locally-produced type of malts being used in the production of beer. Nelson says growers were notified that Cargill would not continue its contract growing program…