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North Dakota measures assigned ballot numbers for election | KFGO
KFGO | August 15, 2018
BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota's fall lineup of measures have been assigned ballot numbers by Secretary of State Al Jaeger. Voters in November decide four initiated measures that allow residents to bypass the Legislature and put proposals directly to a vote. Measure 1 would ban foreign money from Nor...
Two Clay County deputies will square off for top job in November election | KFGO
KFGO | August 15, 2018
MOORHEAD, MINN. (KFGO) - Two deputies with the Clay County Sheriff's Office will square off in this November's election for sheriff.  Lt. Mark Empting and Deputy Scott Steffes were the top two vote getters in a field of four candidates running for the job. Empting picked up 38% of the vote in y...
Campbell and Dailey advance for seat on Clay County Commission | KFGO
KFGO | August 15, 2018
MOORHEAD, MINN. (KFGO) - In what many believed was a tightly contested Clay County County Commission primary race, incumbent Kevin Campbell and challenger, Mari Dailey will face off in the November general election. Campbell has been on the county board since 2003. Dailey is on the Moorhead City Cou...
Little-known official ends ex-Gov. Pawlenty's comeback bid | KFGO
KFGO | August 15, 2018
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota voters have rejected Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty's quest to win back his old job, effectively ending the one-time presidential candidate's political career. Pawlenty lost in an upset in Tuesday's primary to Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson. Johnson had the ...
Court controversy: Worker alleges discrimination | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 15, 2018
WDAZGRAND FORKS, ND--A woman claims a case of discrimination has been made years after a deadly accident. Reporter Kenneth Chase first smoke to Dina Dementi back in June, when...
Empting leads in early returns for Clay County Sheriff primary election | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 15, 2018
INFORUMMOORHEAD — Two sheriff's deputies were leading in the race Tuesday evening, Aug. 14, to be the next Clay County Sheriff during Minnesota's primary election.
Empting, Steffes advance in Clay County Sheriff race | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 15, 2018
INFORUMMOORHEAD – Two Clay County Sheriff's deputies will face off in November to be the next sheriff after Minnesota’s primary election narrowed down the pool of candidates Tuesday, Aug. 14....
Voters open up about ballot decisions | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 15, 2018
WDAYIt's Minnesota primary day, each polling site in Moorhead has seen about 300 voters since 7 Tuesday morning. WDAY spoke to a political science professor at Minnesota State University, Moorhead,...
North Dakota lawmakers propose oil and gas tax tweaks | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 15, 2018
FCCNNBISMARCK—North Dakota lawmakers of the interim Energy Development and Transmission Committee heard proposed adjustments Tuesday to the state's oil and gas Gross Production Tax formula. The potential tweaks for oil...
Otter Tail County mulls over proposed tobacco age ordinance | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 15, 2018
WDAYFERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Otter Tail could become the first county in the state of Minnesota to raise the purchasing age of tobacco from 18 to 21.
West Fargo agencies practice 'school shooter' protocol | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 15, 2018
WDAYWEST FARGO N.D.—With the start of school just around the corner, students aren't the only ones who are preparing. Several law enforcement agencies took over West Fargo High School this...
Incumbent thrust into controversy leads Clay County Commission race | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 15, 2018
INFORUMMOORHEAD — In a contested and controversial Clay County Commission primary election Tuesday, Aug. 14, there was a tight race between an incumbent and two challengers who are both used...
North Fargo man uses doorbell video camera to try and catch possible thief | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 15, 2018
WDAYFARGO N.D.—It turns out an inexpensive, small camera may help solve a crime in a downtown apartment building. The tenant hopes the good quality video will help catch a brazen...
Witnesses recount moments before and after hit and run | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 15, 2018
WDAYFARGO, N.D. - Two eye-witness accounts say the hit-and-run in downtown Fargo early August 12th, was no accident. One witness to the incident that left Joe Swegarden seriously injured calls...
Your guide to getting REAL ID in North Dakota | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 15, 2018
FCCNNBISMARCK-- While the REAL ID Act has been in effect since 2005, North Dakota's state legislature and Gov. Doug Burgum didn't sign the final bill for REAL ID in North...
Moorhead candidates finalized for November election | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 15, 2018
INFORUMMOORHEAD — Tuesday, Aug. 14, was the deadline for filing candidacy papers for the general election in November for a number of races in Moorhead and Clay County, including spots...
Lawyers: Drop charges against North Dakota hospice nurses who took patient drugs | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 15, 2018
FCCNNMINOT, N.D.—Defense attorneys for two former Trinity Hospice nurses in Minot charged with stealing drugs from patients are asking a judge to dismiss the charges because they fall outside the...
WDAY 6 | August 15, 2018
FCCNN  WAHPETON, N.D. -  The Mildred Johnson Library on the North Dakota State College of Science campus in Wahpeton has stopped checking out books to the public, only students and...
WDAY 6 | August 15, 2018
WDAYWelcome to your news update. EYEWITNESS SAYS HIT AND RUN IN FARGO WAS NOT ACCIDENTAL An eyewitness to a hit-and-run in downtown Fargo is saying the incident wasn't accidental.
Backhoe and dogs being used in cold case search of woman missing 23 years | KFGO
KFGO | August 14, 2018
HALLOCK, MINN. (KFGO) - Kittson County Sheriff Steve Porter says there's a search underway at an undisclosed location in Northwestern Minnesota for a woman who disappeared 23-years ago.  It started with the review of a cold case involving 41-year old Becky Jo Look, who moved to the small town o...
Wednesday is deadline to apply for swan hunting license | KFGO
KFGO | August 14, 2018
BISMARCK, N.D. - Wednesday is the deadline for hunters to apply for a license for North Dakota's tundra swan season. The state Game and Fish Department is making 2,700 licenses available for the season, the same as last year. The season opens Sept. 29 for both residents and nonresidents and runs thr...
Fargo city commission orders dangerous house demolished by end of month | KFGO
KFGO | August 14, 2018
FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) - Fargo businessman Pete Sabo lost his battle to save one of his rental properties from demolition by the city of Fargo. Commissioners voted unanimously to order the dilapidated house at 427 15th Avenue South be torn down by August 31. Inspections Administrator Bruce Taralson says...
Attorney says North Dakota marijuana measure conflicts with state law | KFGO
KFGO | August 14, 2018
FARGO (KFGO) - If North Dakota voters legalize recreational marijuana, state lawmakers would have to fix the law before it can go into effect. That's according to a Fargo attorney who says he's found a number of "errors and irregularities" in the measure's language. Attorney Mark Friese says for exa...
Housing for chronically homeless complete in Grand Forks | KFGO
KFGO | August 14, 2018
Grand Forks, N.D. (KNOX) - Residents will begin moving into the LaGrave On First project in downtown Grand Forks next week. The four-story, over $9 million building will provide housing and supportive services for individuals who have experienced chronic homelessness. The Grand Forks Housing Authori...
Former Sen. Norm Coleman says cancer has returned | KFGO
KFGO | August 14, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS - Former Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman says he is being treated for lung cancer. The 68-year-old Republican announced his condition Tuesday in a posting on Facebook. It comes about two and a half years after he was diagnosed with throat and neck cancer. Coleman underwent surgery, chemother...
North Dakota site set to fly large drone without chase plane | KFGO
KFGO | August 14, 2018
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - An unmanned aircraft test site in North Dakota is set to fly its first large drone beyond sight of the pilot and without using a manned airplane to observe the flight. The Federal Aviation Administration in 2016 allowed the Northern Plains Test Site in Grand Forks to begin flying...
Fire destroys six condos in Dickinson | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
FCCNNDICKINSON, N.D.—Firefighters battled in triple-digit heat for four hours against a fire that completely consumed a Dickinson condominium complex Sunday, Aug. 12. Fire Chief Robert Sivak said the cause of...
U.S. Energy Secretary applauds North Dakota for role in energy 'renaissance' | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
FCCNNBISMARCK—U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry toured North Dakota coal facilities Monday, Aug. 14, and applauded the state for its role in advancing America's energy security. "This renaissance of the energy...
Moorhead addresses racial disparities in student discipline | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
INFORUMMOORHEAD — The Moorhead School District is taking action as required by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights after it found the school was disproportionately suspending minority students. Superintendent Brandon...
Grand Forks Police say burglar forgot one thing -- his wallet | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
FCCNNPolice say a Grand Forks man sneaked into a garage, stole a few tools and made it back out unnoticed—except for one important thing: He left his wallet. Police said...
GFPD released body cam video from deadly park shooting | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
WDAZGRAND FORKS, ND--WDAY News has obtained body cam video from the officers who were involved in the deadly police shooting in a city park. The footage shows the...
President signs bill with $32 million for Guard facility in Fargo | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
INFORUMFARGO – A $32 million North Dakota National Guard Readiness Center is expected to be built here as part of a bipartisan defense bill signed into law Monday, Aug. 13,...
New art installation on Main ave, Fargo | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
WDAYFARGO—Downtown has a brand new hot-spot to take the perfect selfie. The Fargo Park District and NDSU teamed up to paint a second railcar along main avenue. Fargo artist Steve...
Heavier than expected turnout for primary vote in Moorhead | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
INFORUMMOORHEAD – Turnout for the primary election held Tuesday, Aug. 14, in Moorhead was heavier than some election officials expected. The polling site in the Moorhead Center Mall for Ward...
Family looking for answers after brutal beating | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
WDAYDILWORTH, Minn.—A family is looking for answers, saying one of their own was nearly killed by a stranger. Neale Johnson says he was left with a concussion, broken eye socket...
Stenehjem again defends involvement in ACA lawsuit | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
FCCNNBISMARCK — North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem again defended the state's participation in lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act Tuesday, Aug. 14. In a letter to state Rep. Corey...
U.S. commerce secretary to visit North Dakota amid trade anxieties | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
FCCNNBISMARCK — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross will visit North Dakota next week amid some worry over President Donald Trump's trade strategy. Ross will be joined by Stephen Censky,...
Federal appeals court affirms $1.3 million in attorney fees to North Dakota after dispute with Minnesota | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
FCCNNBISMARCK — A federal appeals court said Tuesday, Aug. 14, the state of Minnesota owes North Dakota $1.3 million in attorney fees after losing a lawsuit over its clean energy...
Fargo day care seeks provisional license after 3 kids got loose; judge to issue decision this week | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
INFORUMFARGO — A judge heard arguments Monday, Aug. 13, from an attorney for Curious Kids Childcare, which has been closed since its license expired July 21. The child care center...
Fargo VA gets new van to help transport veterans to appointments | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
WDAYFARGO, N.D.—A $25,000 ride is the latest addition to the Fargo VA. It has four doors, three rows of seats, and will be serving the state by helping those who...
Déjà vu inducing crime takes place in South Fargo | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
WDAYFARGO—Police are looking for a man after an all-too-familiar crime along 35th street. Police say a young man robbed the Quality Inn at gunpoint last night- it that sounds familiar...
Thefts from MSUM campus lead to felony charges | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
INFORUMMOORHEAD — A 25-year-old man is accused of stealing items from the campus of Minnesota State University Moorhead when he was reportedly a student there. Jeremy Lafromboise is charged with...
Neighbors urge Fargo leaders to raze ramshackle house owned by Bison Turf owner | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
INFORUMFARGO — Pete Sabo has several explanations for why the house he owns just south of Fargo's water treatment plant has been falling apart for some two decades to the...
Task force mulls 3 new state boards of higher education | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
INFORUMFARGO — Imagine North Dakota with not one but three state boards of higher education. That's what members of Gov. Doug Burgum's Task Force for Higher Education Governance did when...
Former UND student reported missing has been found | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
FCCNNGRAND FORKS - A former University of North Dakota student who went missing has been found.
Ex-city council member denies beating another member in fight at meeting in northwest Minnesota | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
FCCNNTHIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- A former Thief River Falls Council member has pleaded not guilty to accusations that say he assaulted a city leader during a committee meeting. Joshua...
One year ago he plead guilty to child abuse. Now he is charged with his murdering infant daughter. | WDAY 6
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
INFORUMBISMARCK — A Bismarck man has been charged with murdering his infant daughter. Jose Rivera-Rieffel, 22, of Bismarck, was charged Friday with murder, child abuse and disobedience of a judicial...
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
INFORUMTwo pit bulls that attacked an adult and child in Mandan last month have been euthanized, according to city prosecutor Dan Nagle. The dogs' owner, Antoinette Fleck, 49, of Mandan,...
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
WDAYROCHESTER, MN (CNN) -- A woman claims the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota held her against her will during a hospital stay last year, so her parents said they had to...
WDAY 6 | August 14, 2018
WDAYWelcome to your news update. FAMILY REACTS TO MAN WHO WAS BEATEN IN DILWORTH The family of Neale Johnson is on a mission to find the suspect, who they say,...