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VIDEO: Hankinson considering new sex offender ordinance after sex offender moves to town

HANKINSON, N.D. - The tight-knit community of Hankinson is considering creating a sex offender ordinance, after a high risk offender moved to town. Right now there are 31 sex offenders living in Richland County but 54-year-old William Hendricks is Hankinson's first.

Destination Bahamas: Glyndon teen granted Make-A Wish ND's 700th wish

Destination Bahamas: Glyndon teen granted Make-A Wish ND's 700th wish

FARGO – When Jade McGough walked in to Scheels on a sunny Wednesday night, he thought he was just shopping for fishing supplies with his dad. Well, he was, but now he has a tropical destination: the Atlantis resort in the Bahamas.

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MSUM music student accused of dealing marijuana on his way from orchestra recital

MSUM music student accused of dealing marijuana on his way from orchestra recital

FARGO – It’s the kind of arrangement police frown on. A Minnesota State University Moorhead music student was arrested Thursday when police pulled him over after he left a recital and headed to West Fargo on his way to orchestrate a marijuana deal.

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Bismarck man accused of Tasing and trying to kidnap ex-girlfriend in Comstock

MOORHEAD – A Bismarck man is charged with seven felonies, including attempted kidnapping and burglary, after allegedly breaking into his former girlfriend’s Comstock home late one night last week and Tasing her while he was wearing a hood over his face and gloves.

19-year-old accused of shooting Norman County sheriff's deputy expected to be charged Thursday

19-year-old accused of shooting Norman County sheriff's deputy expected to be charged Thursday

ADA, Minn. – A 19-year-old accused of shooting a Norman County sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop is set to make his first court appearance Thursday morning.

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Body found in Duluth believed to be that of missing elderly woman

Body found in Duluth believed to be that of missing elderly woman

DULUTH - Duluth police said Wednesday that they believe a body found Tuesday in the city's Lincoln Park neighborhood is that of an elderly woman missing since last summer.

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Man who trashed West Acres Verizon store in 2004 accused of huffing in Wal-Mart parking lot

FARGO – A man who trashed the Verizon store at the West Acres Shopping Center in 2004 is now accused of huffing a can of air in the Walmart parking lot.

Peterson, Cramer start 2014 with fundraising edge over Westrom, Sinner

WASHINGTON – U.S. Reps. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota and Collin Peterson of Minnesota started 2014 with big fundraising advantages over their challengers in the November election.

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Trucks crash on icy I-94 near Barnesville, one driver killed

Trucks crash on icy I-94 near Barnesville, one driver killed

BARNESVILLE, Minn. – A collision between two semis on an icy stretch of Interstate 94 near here left one driver dead early Wednesday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

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Dalrymple: North Dakota to fight proposed EPA emission rules

Dalrymple: North Dakota to fight proposed EPA emission rules

BISMARCK – North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple vowed Wednesday to use “every tool available,” including potential legal action, to fight the federal government’s proposed tightening of emission standards for power plants and petroleum refineries.

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With treatment plant down, Larimore residents asked to conserve water

LARIMORE, N.D. – The water treatment plant in Larimore was out of commission Wednesday, and the city asked residents to avoid using too much water.

What is that? ... Holiday Inn Express going up near Home Depot in Fargo

What is that? ... Holiday Inn Express  going up near Home Depot in Fargo

Fargo -- For anyone driving near the Home Depot store in south Fargo, it’s hard to miss the large structure going up next door.

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Inside Business: Family Wellness plans to open hot yoga studio

WEST FARGO – Family Wellness, the south Fargo health club, is constructing a storefront yoga studio that is expected to open this fall.

Hotel growth reflects tourism boom

Hotel growth reflects tourism boom

FARGO – North Dakota added 2,472 new hotel rooms last year. That was through 28 new properties across 15 cities.

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Runners, do you have a story to share for the Fargo Marathon? Tell us about it

Runners, do you have a story to share for the Fargo Marathon? Tell us about it

FARGO - Thousands take part the Fargo Marathon each year and everyone who runs has a story to tell.

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Johnson: It won’t be long until we’ll miss these perks of our cold, long winters

Johnson: It won’t be long until we’ll miss these perks of our cold, long winters

Winter is over, whether or not the actual weather conditions in the Red River Valley support my claim.

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'Fargo' draws more than 4 million viewers for first episode

There was no icy reception for FX’s new limited-run series “Fargo.” The 10-part limited series starring Billy Bob Thorton and Colin Hanks drew a combined (original telecast and two encores) 4.15 million total viewers and 1.79 million adults 18-49 for its first installment, titled “The Crocodile’s Dilemma.”

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The Great Indoors: Mayor shares stroganoff recipe

The Great Indoors: Mayor shares stroganoff recipe

He’s as synonymous with April as Santa is with December. Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker is on the news in April as often as John Wheeler. Wearing his trademark baseball cap, windbreaker and face full of stubble, he talks crest predictions and emergency preparedness.

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Support of late best friend still sticks with Cobbers track star

Support of late best friend still sticks with Cobbers track star

Moorhead - Concordia senior Alex Benzegala has the date etched in his memory – May 17, 2006. That’s the day he lost his best friend, Sam Stewart.

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Schmaltz, Gothberg returning to the UND men's hockey team

GRAND FORKS – Mike Schmaltz had the opportunity to play college football alongside his brother, Marc, at the University of North Dakota.

 

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