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Firefighters Answer The Call To Help Battle Wildfires On The West Coast

Wildfires in Oregon have burned at least 1 million acres and destroyed at least two thousand homes

Courtesy: Fargo Fire Department/FacebookFARGO, N.D. — Firefighters from across North Dakota and Minnesota headed to Oregon this week to help fight wildfires. The City of Fargo put out a brief video explaining how four of its members answered the governor’s call for assistance. “After reviewing the request Gov. Burgum signed the authorization that allowed North Dakota resources to travel to…

Local Firefighters Arrive In Oregon To Help Battle Wildfires

Firefighters from Fargo, Grand Forks, Williston and Across Minnesota

1/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/6 Show Caption Hide Caption SALEM, OR — We are getting an update on the firefighting crews from North Dakota and Minnesota who are just arriving on the West coast to help fight wildfires. The…

Mass Testing Sites Postponed But Gov. Burgum Says Testing Is Still Available

More targeted testing is being planned for Cass, Grand Forks and Dunn Counties which have the highest positive rates

BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum says mass testing events today in Fargo and tomorrow in Williston were not canceled, but rather postponed. He says due to  mechanical issues at the state lab, North Dakota now has around 5,000 tests on backlog waiting to be processed. But he says if you think you have the virus, you should get tested….

Williston Man Dies In Crash Involving Two Semi Trailors

The crash happened about 6 p.m. Monday, 15 miles north of New Town.

BISMARCK, N.D. – Authorities say a crash in Mountrail County involving two semitrailers killed a 28-year-old Williston man. The Highway Patrol says the semi that Jemond Petersen II was driving collided with another semi that was making a U-turn in front of it on state Highway 1804. The crash happened about 6 p.m. Monday, 15 miles north of New Town….

Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, Another Wounded in Williston

Officials say the victim who died is a 19-year-old Williston man.

WILLISTON, N.D.–Police say they have arrested a suspect in a shooting in Williston that left one man dead and another critically injured. Authorities say a 17-year-old male was taken into custody about 4 a.m. Monday. He’s being held on possible murder charges. Police responded to a report of gunshots about 8:30 p.m. Sunday and found the two victims behind a…

UPDATE: Suspect Not Connected with Slaying of 9 in Mexico

The suspect was found in the town of Agua Prieta

MEXICO CITY–Criminal investigators in northern Mexico say a suspect had been arrested and was under investigation for possible connections with the deaths of nine U.S. citizens-three women and six children-slaughtered Monday when cartel gunmen ambushed their vehicles. But it has been determined that the suspect is not tied to the ambush. In a statement posted on Facebook, the Agency for…

President Trump And North Dakota Delegation Respond To Ambush In Mexico

Victims Have Ties To North Dakota And Oil Industry

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption Mexico’s foreign secretary says President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has phoned U.S. President Donald Trump to express condolences at the slaying of nine members of a religious community in northern Mexico, saying they were citizens of both nations. 33-year-old Rhonita Miller and her four kids,  ages 8, 10 and 4-month-old…

Woman Accused of Setting Revenge Fire Targets Wrong Home

The couple who live in the home with their child were not injured.

WILLISTON, N.D.–Police say a Williston woman accused of trying to exact revenge by setting a fire to a mobile home targeted the wrong house. Authorities say 26-year-old Kassandra Cote thought she was setting fire to the home of someone who had stolen items from a storage unit. Cote’s accused of placing a two-liter bottle of gas outside the home and…

Traffic At North Dakota’s 8 Commercial Aiports Increases In July

Year-to-date boardings for the eight airports are up more than 10 percent

BISMARCK, N.D. — Traffic at North Dakota’s eight commercial airports was up 12 percent in July compared to last year. More than 110,000 people boarded planes in Fargo, Grand Forks, Jamestown, Devils Lake, Bismarck, Minot, Williston and Dickinson in July. Williston had the highest percentage increase, of nearly 27 percent. Year-to-date boardings for the eight airports are up more than…

Fourth Medical Marijuana Dispensary In North Dakota To Open Tuesday

Harvest of Bismarck is located at 1207 Memorial Highway

BISMARCK, N.D. — The fourth medical marijuana dispensary in North Dakota is expected to open Tuesday in Bismarck. Harvest of Bismarck is located at 1207 Memorial Highway. You must have a registry identification card to enter the dispensary. Over 900 cards have been issued to qualifying patients by the North Dakota Department of Health. Dispensaries are already open in Fargo,…