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FARGO -- A Fargo man charged in a 2016 Grand Forks shooting will plead guilty to an attempted murder charge Friday, March 3. Odus Quincy Maxwell, 41, will plead guilty to one count of attempted murder, a Class A felony, and one count of aggravated assault, a Class C felony, for his role in the March 29, 2016, shooting of Daniel Manuel Gomez of Grand Forks, according to court documents.
The beginning to the match started as most wrestling matches do -- with a handshake. Both wrestlers in Pennsylvania took their starting poses, but then the 4-year-old boy -- the opponent of a older girl, who is 5 -- took off running. The girl was in hot pursuit, but as she completed the first lap, she raised her arms -- most likely to her coach -- like "What am I supposed to do?" Eventually, the referee blew the whistle and the wrestlers began wrestling -- at least until the little boy made his escape and made a run for it once again.
BISMARCK — Gov. Doug Burgum appointed former Bismarck Tribune publisher Brian Kroshus to the North Dakota Public Service Commission on Tuesday, Feb. 28. Kroshus, currently group publisher for Mandan-based Lee Agri-Media, a network of agricultural newspapers, will fill the position vacated by Brian Kalk, who served two years of a six-year term before resigning last month. An election will be held in November 2018 for the remaining two years of the term.
DRAKE, N.D. -- A 31-year-old man was killed and a semi-truck driver was injured following a head-on collision Tuesday morning, Feb. 28, on Highway 52 north of Drake in north-central North Dakota. A Ford pickup was eastbound around 8 a.m. when it crossed the center line and collided with a westbound Freightliner with a triple-trailer combination, the North Dakota State Patrol said. The pickup spun into the shoulder while the semi jackknifed with the cab overturning into a ditch.
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- United Airlines will begin service June 8 out the Rochester International Airport. The airline will operate three daily flights to and from its hub at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. “This service will provide 150 new departing seats per day, which is a capacity increase of 35 percent for our community” said John Reed, Rochester International’s executive director.
DICKINSON, N.D. -- On Feb. 27, 1992, a North Dakota high school district basketball game made international headlines when the winning team, Hettinger, scored just four points and won the game. That's right. Hettinger beat Regent 4-2 in what a Regent player said was "patience to the extreme." Former Dickinson Press Editor Dustin Monke, a sportswriter at the paper at the time, wrote a 20-year lookback at the game in 2012.
HARPURSEVILLE, N.Y. - A live stream of a giraffe about to give birth is captivating people across the country. Tens of millions of people have logged on to watch a live stream of the pregnancy of April the giraffe and her mate at The Animal Adventure Park. In a Facebook post eary Monday morning , Feb. 27, the park said that events are moving along, but that there is no sign yet of active labor and "mom and baby are happy and healthy."
WILLMAR, Minn. – An 8-month-old child was found safe over the weekend after law enforcement received a call about a possible child abduction. The investigation is still ongoing, and a suspect is being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail on charges of kidnapping.
WALCOTT, N.D. -- Two people were injured about 15 miles west of here Saturday, Feb. 25, afternoon in a two-vehicle accident. The Richland County Sheriff’s Office responded to an injury accident around 4 p.m. Saturday that was 2 miles west of state Highway 18 on 58th Street Southeast.
A 23-year-old Grand Rapids woman pleaded guilty Friday, Feb. 24 in Itasca County District Court in the stabbing and beheading death of a Hibbing man last June . In exchange for a guilty plea and her future testimony, Kayleene Danielle Greniger avoided facing trial on a first-degree murder charge, which comes with the potential for life in prison.