Listen Live

Local News

S.E.M.C.A. Seizes Fugitive in Breckenridge

A fugitive who escaped from the North Dakota State Penitentiary in Bismarck was apprehended Thursday in Breckenridge, Minnesota, 

Lisbon Man is Dead After Crashing his Small Airplane

A 64-year-old Lisbon man is dead after crashing his small airplane near the southeastern North Dakota city.

Charges Expected in Killing of Mendota Heights Cop

Prosecutors are planning to file charges against the man suspected of killing a Mendota Heights police officer.

Minnesota's New Laws Start Aug 1st

Aug. 1 brings a gaggle of new laws for Minnesota, ranging from the little-discussed (such as establishing Cesar Chavez Day in Minnesota every March 31) to the hard-fought (raising the state's minimum wage). 

SD Man Sentenced for Scissor Attack in ND

A South Dakota man has been sentenced to six years in prison for attacking a female store clerk with a pair of scissors in the southeastern North Dakota city of Wahpeton.

Fargo Man Pleads not Guilty to Murdering Cousin

A Fargo man has pleaded not guilty to murder in the shooting death of his roommate last month. 

Police Looking for Shooting Suspect

Rochester police are looking for a suspect who shot a victim in the face during a fight. 

Suspect in Officer's Killing has Extensive Record

The suspect in the killing of a Mendota Heights police officer has an extensive criminal record.

Crews Work to Keep Yosemite Fire from Sequoias

Fire crews are working to keep a blaze in Yosemite National Park away from a grove of treasured giant sequoia trees.

Fargo Hospital Apologizes for Patient Info Breach

Essentia Health in Fargo has apologized for giving the names and mailing addresses of hundreds of patients to a private marketing company. 

Spill Contained, Recovered in Mountrail County

State officials say a spill of 427 barrels of oil and 142 barrels of saltwater was contained and recovered at a well site in Mountrail County.

Former NDSU Football Player Released from Miami Dolphins

Former Bison QB Brock Jensen has been released from the Miami Dolphins.

NDSU Picked to Win Missouri Valley Football Crown

Three-time defending national champion North Dakota State is picked to win the Missouri Valley Football Conference title. 

Man Receives 11-Plus Years for Role in Drug Death

One of two men accused of supplying methamphetamine that led to the death of a Mandan woman has been sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison. 

Mars Rover Holds Off-Earth Distance Record

The odometer of NASA's Mars rover Opportunity has hit 25.01 miles, breaking the record for off-Earth distance traveled.

9-Year-Old Velva Boy Catches State-Record Goldeye

A 9-year-old Velva boy has landed a state-record fish.

Sheriff's Deputy Hurt in Scuffle with DUI Suspect

A Richland County sheriffs deputy suffered minor injuries in a scuffle with a drunken driving suspect over the weekend.

ND Snack Food Company Partners with Texas Rangers

A North Dakota-based snack food company has inked a deal with a third Major League Baseball team. 

Company Finds Natural Gas in Southeastern ND

A company exploring for natural gas outside of western North Dakota's oil patch says it has found the resource. 

ND State Fair Attendance Second-Highest on Record

Attendance at this years North Dakota State Fair fell short of last years record.

Fergus Falls will Hold Another City Deer Hunt

Fergus Falls will have another city deer hunt this fall. It's the third year for the bow hunt, which is meant to reduce traffic collisions with deer. 

Changes in Store for Pulltab Gambling

Changes are in store for electronic pulltab gambling in Minnesota, which never generated the revenue anticipated as a funding source for a new Minnesota Viking stadium. 

Lake Bacteria Warnings Posted in Twin Ports

The Minnesota Department of Health is warning swimmers about elevated E. coli levels on the Lake Superior beach in the Twin Ports.

Alert Police Officers on Break Help Nab Escapee

A man who escaped from sheriff's deputies in Morton County wandered down the wrong street in Bismarck. 

Men Pulled Over for Driving Motorcycles 151 MPH

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says three men on high-performance motorcycles were pulled over for driving 151 mph in a 55 mph zone.

Man Pleads Guilty to Tying Noose Around Son's Neck

A Williston man accused of tying a noose around his sons neck and pulling him behind a vehicle has pleaded guilty to terrorizing and reckless endangerment.

Mankato Readies for Vikings Training Camp

A town in southern Minnesota is preparing for an influx of Minnesota Vikings football players and fans on the eve of the team's three-week training camp. 

State Hires Top Medical Pot Official

A health official who managed Minnesota's efforts to reduce tobacco use and obesity will run the state's new medical marijuana program. 

Arkansas Military Base on Lockdown

Little Rock Air Force Base is on lockdown after reports of a suspicious individual. 

DNR Announces Plans for 'Conservative' Deer Season

Minnesota wildlife managers have announced rules for a "conservative" deer season to rebuild the whitetail population across much of the state. 

Sales Tax Might Help Spruce up Mandan's Strip

Officials in Mandan are considering using city sales tax money to spruce up store fronts and business landscaping along the 2-mile stretch of Memorial Highway commonly known as the Strip. 

15 years for Fatal Bar Shooting

A Minneapolis man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for fatally shooting a man in a bar last August. 

Man, 2 Children Asked to Deplane Over Tweet

A Minneapolis man and his two children were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight in Denver after he tweeted about a boarding disagreement.

FX Network Plans Second Season of 'Fargo' TV Show

The FX network is planning a second season of "Fargo" the TV show, but with a new cast and a new story line that will take place a little farther south. 

Minnesota Starts $68 Million Highway Expansion

Minnesota has started construction on a $68 million highway project scheduled to run through 2016. 

Minnesota's KIDS COUNT Rank Brings Good, Bad News

Minnesota has ranked among the states that best care for their youngest residents.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Northwestern Minnesota

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains valid until 4 am CDT Tuesday for the following areas in Minnesota this Watch Includes 8 counties in central Minnesota Wadena in north central Minnesota Beltrami Hubbard Lake of the Woods in Northwest Minnesota Becker Cl

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 11PM CDT For KBMW Listening Area

Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains valid until 11 pm CDT this evening for the following areas in Minnesota this Watch Includes 9 counties in Northwest Minnesota Mahnomen Marshall Norman Pennington Polk Red Lake Roseau in west central Minnesota Clay Wilkin

Sports Update

Update on the latest in sports

Ex-Gopher Quarterback Seeks Medical Records

An attorney for a former Minnesota Gophers quarterback accused in an assault wants medical records of the victim's brain injuries.

Thrifty White Arrest

An arrest has been made for the incident that occurred on Wednesday at Thrifty White Pharmacy in Breckenridge. 

Official: Malaysian Plane Shot Down over Ukraine

A Ukrainian official said a Malaysian passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday over a town in the east of the country.

Minnesota Wildlife Area Honors Local Veterans

A new wildlife management area in central Minnesota has been dedicated to local veterans. 

Twins are Born 12 Hours Apart on Different Days

The Muldowney twins will share plenty of things in life, but the same birthday isn't one of them.

Armed Robbery at Thrifty White Pharmacy in Breckenridge

Armed Robbery at Thrifty White Pharmacy in Breckenridge, MN. 

Deadline Nears for Minnesota Fair Talent Contest

Time is running out for entering the Minnesota State Fair Amateur Talent Contest auditions.

North Dakota Teachers Learn About Farming

Some teachers from around the state spent part of their summer vacation learning about farming.

Projected Property Tax Decrease Dependent On

A new report from the nonpartisan legislative office says Minnesotans who qualify for state aid and credits could see their property taxes decline by a total of $49 million this year

Minnesota Seeks doctor for Medical Pot Program

Minnesota is looking for a doctor to help oversee the state's first medical marijuana program.

Minnesota Union Head Elected to National Post

The head of the St. Paul teachers union will step down after being elected to a national union leadership role.

ND Regulator: Flaring Drop Less than Expected

North Dakota's top energy industry regulator says he's surprised that the expansion of a new natural gas plant hasn't made a bigger dent in reducing the amount of natural gas that is burned off and wasted as a byproduct of the state's soaring oil production.

ND Home Destroyed by Fire; Pet Killed

The Burleigh County Sheriff's Department says a fire has destroyed a home north of Lincoln.

Lawsuit Settled Over Treatment Center Allegations

The director of a former youth chemical dependency center in Jamestown agreed to pay $1.5 million in a civil suit over accusations of misconduct among staff members

ND Approves $7.9M Pipeline to Diesel Refinery

North Dakota regulators have approved a $7.9 million pipeline that will supply crude for a diesel refinery under construction near Dickinson.

ND Regulators Approve $280M Natural Gas Plant

North Dakota regulators have approved a natural gas processing plant in McKenzie County.

Plans Readied for Medical Marijuana Operation

A Montevideo parent says he's prepared to run Minnesota's first medical marijuana manufacturing operation if the state can't get the drug elsewhere.

Leith Birthday Bash will Also Serve as Closure

A North Dakota town that survived a takeover attempt by a white supremacist has firmed up plans for its 105th birthday bash.

Demand on Groundwater Driven by Watering

As water conservationists worry about Minnesota groundwater supplies, they say one of the ripest areas for cutbacks is lawn watering.

Men Get Draft Notices 100 Years After the Fact

The Selective Service System says a data glitch prompted it to send notices to several deceased men in Pennsylvania, ordering them to register for the nation's military draft.

4 Named Finalists for ND district judgeship

A committee screening candidates for a Bismarck-based judgeship has named four finalists.

Medical Examiner: 3 Skulls Donated to Thrift Store

Officials in Washington state are searching for the person who donated three human skulls to a thrift store in a Seattle suburb.


The Wahpeton Fire and Police Departments responded to a house fire earlier today in south Wahpeton. According to Wahpeton Fire Chief, Derek Miller the fire started in a dryer. 

Investigators ID Suspects in Crystal Sugar Copper Thefts

The Clay County Sheriff's Office is thanking the public for helping track down two men suspected of stealing copper from Crystal Sugar beet pilers. 

Young Girl Killed While Riding Bike

The Minnesota State Patrol says a 7-year-old girl riding her bike on a Mille Lacs County road has been killed by a motorist.

ND Gardeners Urged to Help Feed the Hungry

North Dakota gardeners are being urged to donate fruits and vegetables to a program that helps feed hungry people around the state.

High Water Notice Continues for Red River Valley


Dickinson President Focusing on School, Not Fire

The president of the Dickinson Catholic Schools would one day like to see justice for whoever burned down part of Trinity High School, but says for now he's focusing on rebuilding the school and their community.

Author's Widow Testifies in Jesse Ventura Lawsuit

The widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle says he left the name of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura out of his book because the point wasn't to call anyone out.

Minneapolis, Council in Light Rail Deal

The city of Minneapolis and the Metropolitan Council have reached an agreement that may remove a major obstacle to the third leg of the metro area's light rail system.

Free Hotel Rooms for Job-Hunting Veterans

Minnesota is joining a pilot program that provides free hotel stays to veterans who are searching for a job or new housing.

MPCA Proposes to Add 2 Sites to Superfund List

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is proposing to add two contaminated sites to the state's Superfund list.

Cancer Rate for MN tribal Members Disproportionate

Statistics show American Indians in Minnesota have significantly higher rates of cancer than the general population, a troubling trend linked to tobacco use.

CODE RED to Get an Update

The CodeRED program, which alerts Cass and Clay county residents to severe storms and other emergencies, will now send phone messages from a familiar 701 area code, 

We Fest 2015 Headliners Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Announced

Monday morning officials announced country couple Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert will headline WE Fest 2015.

Authorities ID Girl Who Died in SD Lake Incident

Authorities have identified a 4-year-old girl who died after being pulled from a Watertown lake.

9 Killed, Dozens Hurt in Chicago Holiday Shootings

The Fourth of July weekend was a bloody one in Chicago, where at least nine people were shot to death and at least 60 others were wounded.

Voyageurs National Park Closes Backcountry

Voyageurs National Park has closed its backcountry for about two weeks for flood damage assessment and repairs.

Tough Task Pulling Fuselages from Montana River

Removing three Boeing 737 fuselages from the Clark Fork River in western Montana following a train derailment could take until Tuesday.

Andrew Sadek Funeral Thursday

The funeral for Andrew Sadek will be held Thursday​ afternoon at Valley City's Trinity Lutheran Church. Funeral arrangements for Andrew are being handled by the Lerud Schuldt Funeral Home of Valley City, ND. Andrew was a stu

Girl missing from Bismarck found in Parshall

Authorities say charges have not been filed, but a preschooler's biological mom took the girl without permission from Bismarck.  

Wahpeton Police Pursuit Ends In Crash, 1 Injury, 1 Fatality

One person died and another was injured when a police pursuit in Wahpeton ended with the suspect's vehicle crashing into a utility pole.

Breckenridge Police And Fire Department Responded To Accident On MN HWY 75

Breckenridge Police And Fire Department Responded To Accident On MN HWY 75. 

Police have identified a body found in the Red River near Breckenridge

On June 27th at 9:47 the Wilkin County Sheriff's Office received a call from Richland County Sheriff's office of a body found North of Breckenridge in the Red River. 



Revenue Agency Says Tax Break Review is Complete

Minnesota's top revenue official says his agency has finished its review of 2013 tax returns to determine eligibility for tax breaks enacted by the Legislature in March.

Fargo Police Investigating Shooting Death of Man

Police in Fargo are investigating the shooting death of a man.

No Release for Human Trafficking Suspect in ND

A Wisconsin man accused of bringing females to the North Dakota oil patch and forcing them into prostitution will remain behind bars while his case proceeds.

For Obama Backers, Still Hope for Advancing Agenda

Ardent Minnesota supporters of President Barack Obama say they share his frustrations that the economy hasn't taken flight as fast as hoped.

Rochester Police Say Woman Likely Killed in Hotel

Police say the woman whose remains were found in a suitcase in Wisconsin this month was likely killed in a Rochester hotel room.

Boat Capsized on Long Lake One Survives

The Otter Tail County Sheriffs office says one man has died after a boat capsized on Wednesday afternoon.

28 New Foods, 6 New Vendors to Debut at State Fair

Twenty-eight new foods and six new food vendors will debut at the 2014 Minnesota State Fair, offering everything from deep fried delights on a stick to even some healthy offerings.

Local no Barking Ordinance Riles Dog Owners

 A 'no barking' ordinance in a Minnesota community has riled some dog owners.

Chancellor Scraps Extensive Reviews of Presidents

The interim chancellor of the North Dakota University System has scrapped plans for extensive outside evaluations of college presidents.

Federal Funds to Help Fargo Pay For Flood Projects

North Dakota's largest county is receiving more than $6 million in federal funding to help pay for flood protection projects.

University Building Evacuated Due to Propane Smell

The smell of propane caused officials to evacuate a University of Minnesota building where a student was injured in a science lab explosion last week.

Justice Limit Cellphone Searches After Arrests

A unanimous Supreme Court says police may not generally search the cellphones of people they arrest without first getting search warrants.

State to Argue why Offender Should Stay at MSOP

Attorneys for the Department of Human Services will appear in federal court to argue why a man should stay in the Minnesota Sex Offender Program after an expert panel said he should be released.

ND Celebrates 1M Barrel a Day Oil Production Level

With North Dakota reaching an oil production level of 1 million barrels per day, officials are holding a celebration in the town where drillers first found black gold in the state.

Obama to Spend 2 Days in Minnesota this Week

President Barack Obama's visit later this week to Minnesota will include a town hall event Thursday and an economic policy speech on Friday.

Rain, Wind Hampers Crop Spraying in North Dakota

The spring planting season in North Dakota has mostly wrapped up, but rain is hampering farmers who are trying to spray for weeds.

Parents of N.D. Missing Student Hire Investigator

The parents of a missing North Dakota State College of Science student said they’ve hired a private investigator.

Valley City Woman Struck by Pickup in Crosswalk

A 92-year-old Valley City woman was injured after she was struck by a pickup while walking across the street in a crosswalk.

Construction Starts on Flood Levee South of Fargo

Construction has started on a ring levee that would protect homeowners south of Fargo during times of serious flooding.

Shots Fired in Wahpeton

Shots were fired at the 800 block of 16th Avenue North in Wahpeton Sunday. 

2 Highway Workers Hurt in Interstate Crash

Minnesota transportation officials are once again urging motorists to exercise caution in highway work zones after a crash injured two workers, including one critically.

Patrol Says Distracted Driving Likely Led to Fatal

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says distracted driving likely contributed to a crash that killed a man who was riding his bicycle.

Officials Warn About Fireworks in Wildlife Areas

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is warning people to keep off protected lands if they want to shoot off fireworks.





Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Red River Valley




3 More People Charged in Foiled School Attack

Three more people have been charged in connection with what investigators say was a teen's foiled plot to kill his family and students at his southern Minnesota high school.

Officials Say Buildings on Edge of Mudslide Sound

Officials say the Minneapolis hospital buildings at the edge of a Mississippi River bluff mudslide are structurally sound.

Lawyer for Diversion Group Says Suit has no Merit

The lawyer for a group of government officials managing a flood-control project for Fargo says a state lawsuit filed by Red River diversion opponents is no different from a federal complaint and has no merit.

A Look at Minimum Wage Laws in the US

Proposals to raise the minimum wage above the federal minimum of $7.25 an hour are increasingly divisive.

Harley-Davidson Introduces Electric Motorcycle

Harley-Davidson will unveil its first electric motorcycle next week — a sleek, futuristic bike that hums like a jet airplane taking off.

Flood Warning Continues


Minnesota Jobless Rate at Lowest Level in 7 Years

Minnesota has registered its lowest unemployment rate in seven years after May's figure was pegged at 4.6 percent.



Red River Valley Flood Warning


Farm Worker Killed in ND Grain Bin Collapse

A farm worker from South Africa has been killed in a grain bin accident in McLean County.

Trademark Board Rules Against Redskins Name

The U.S. Patent Office has ruled the Washington Redskins nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that the team's federal trademarks for the name must be canceled.

Spring Planting Nearly Done in North Dakota

Spring planting of most of North Dakota's major crops is nearly done.

Picasso Painting Reveals Hidden Man

Curators and scientists are revealing they've found a hidden painting beneath the surface of one of Pablo Picasso's earliest masterpieces from 1901

Minnesota Strawberries Running Late by 2 Weeks

The long, cool spring is expected to delay Minnesota's strawberry season by up to two weeks this year.

Red River Diversion Foes Take Case to State Court

A group of Red River diversion opponents who have filed a federal lawsuit against the planned flood control project are pleading their case in Minnesota state court as well.

Flood Warning for Red River


Highway 75 by Kent Closed

Due to flooding, the Minnesota Department of Transportation and State Patrol closed Highway 75 near Kent

Commission Meets to OK More Capitol Redo Work

Now that the full funding is in hand, the architectural and construction team steering the Minnesota Capitol restoration project is seeking the go-ahead for the next phase of work.

Kings to Celebrate Title with Los Angeles Parade

The Stanley Cup will be on parade through the streets of Los Angeles as the Kings and their fans celebrate the team's second championship in three seasons.

Gene Taylor Leaving NDSU for Iowa

Another big shakeup at the North Dakota State University Athletic Department.

U of Minnesota to Help with Farm Bill Education

The University of Minnesota is getting about $103,000 in federal money to help educate farmers and ranchers about the new farm bill.

GM Recalling Camaros for Ignition Switch Problem

General Motors is recalling more cars for problems with ignition switches.

Bemidji Native to 'Complicate' Paul Bunyan in Film

Paul Bunyan was a huge part of Nik Nerburn's childhood. His first school was Paul Bunyan Elementary in Bemidji. As a teen, he hung out at the Paul Bunyan mall.

ND In-State Pig Movement Restrictions Relaxed

North Dakota's Board of Animal Health has relaxed some hog movement restrictions put in place earlier this year to guard against the spread of a deadly pig virus.

Dozens of Cats Being Removed from Fargo Home

Dozens of cats being removed from Fargo home

Judge Declines to Punish Raw Milk Farmer

A Minnesota judge won't punish a farmer for selling raw milk and violating terms of his probation.

Flood Advisory


BNSF Ticketed for Traffic Delays

Increased oil production in North Dakota and Canada means more train traffic across Minnesota.

Fargo Mayor Applies Fitness Pledge to Own Campaign

Seventy-three-year-old Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker took his challenger's campaign slogan to heart on his way to winning his third term in office.

ND Website has Glitches During Election Returns

North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger says computer server problems caused his agency's website to be down sporadically shortly after the polls closed in the primary election.

Poll Results Link for Richland County and Wahpeton, ND

ND Secretary of State’s election results for Richland County including the City of Wahpeton. 

Obama Authorizes Red River Diversion Project

A water projects bill signed into law by President Barack Obama includes the proposed $2 billion Red River diversion for Fargo-Moorhead.

3 States Team up on Aquatic Invasive Species

Midwest boaters are being urged to drain and clean their boats and trailers to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species across their borders.

Experts Plan Pre-Emptive Strike Against Stink Bug

Minnesota agricultural experts will try to head off a stinky and destructive bug before it wreaks havoc with state crops.

Sisters Get Permit Approval for Solar Farm

The sisters are going solar.

North Dakota Pipeline Oil Spill Cleanup Continues

North Dakota's Department of Health says cleanup efforts continue in at least one of two pipeline spill sites that released a total of nearly 1,000 barrels of crude oil over the weekend.

Dakotas Seeing Outbreak of Syphilis Cases

State health officials in the Dakotas are trying to address what they say is an outbreak of syphilis.

Minnesota Food Stamp Demand Remains High

Even though the state's economy is recovering, more than 500,000 Minnesotans rely on food stamps. That's more than double the number 10 years ago.

Glenn Beck: I Bought D-Day Flag at Auction

Conservative radio host Glenn Beck says he and his Mercury One charity paid $350,000 at a Manhattan auction for a U.S. flag that flew over a ship at Normandy on D-Day.

Plan to Establish Marijuana Banks Becomes Law

Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed legislation to try to establish the world's first financial system for the largely cash-only marijuana industry.

Hidatsa Tribe to Mark Return of Ancestral Lands

Hidatsa members of North Dakota's Three Affiliated Tribes are marking the return of ancestral lands to the tribe.

Voters Will Decide Whether to Ease Alcohol Rule

Minneapolis voters will decide whether to remove restrictions on the amount of alcohol some restaurants are allowed to sell.

Suspect in Custody in Wahpeton Armed Robbery

A suspect is in custody in the armed robbery of a Wahpeton gas station.

Tornado Warning CANCELLED






Severe Thunderstorm Warning


Tornado Warning for Central Cass County


University Student Slaying Unsolved 7 Years Later

DNA evidence might be key to solving the mysterious killing of a Minot State University student seven years ago.

Attorney General Holder to Speak at Bismarck Event

The nation's top law enforcement official is making a rare visit to North Dakota.

Armed Robbery in Wahpeton

Wahpeton Police are looking for a man who allegedly held up a gas station early Thursday morning.

Guard to Host Music Camp for Military Children

The North Dakota National Guard is hosting a music camp for military children in Fargo.


Trucker Involved in Near Miss Contacts Patrol

The Minnesota State Patrol says the semi driver who narrowly missed a girl getting on a school bus in central Minnesota has come forward.

Co-Founder of Burt's Bees Says he Was Ousted

Conventional wisdom suggests the Burt behind Burt's Bees left the company after he became disillusioned with corporate life and didn't like living in North Carolina.

Oil Spill Still Producing Research Discoveries

The site of one of the largest crude oil pipeline spills in Minnesota is still producing significant discoveries for researchers three decades later.

Girl Charged in Stabbing is Mentally Ill

An attorney for a Wisconsin girl accused of plotting to kill a friend to curry favor with a fictional online character says he is concerned about her mental health. He also says he will repeat his request for the court to move her from juvenile detention to a mental health facility.

Rural Isanti County Searched in 1989 Disappearance

Authorities have searched an area in rural Isanti County as part of their investigation into the 1989 disappearance of a Maple Grove teenager.

Grand Forks Votes to Ban Selling E-Cigs to Minors

The Grand Forks City Council has voted to ban selling electronic cigarettes to minors after concerns of underage use have grown.

Ohio Police Seek Man After Kindergarten Fight

Police in southwest Ohio are seeking a man accused of starting a fight that led to a kindergarten graduation melee involving up to 20 people.

ND Man Accused of Arson Says Statements Coerced

The former Dickinson principal accused of setting fire to his school says his he wasn't read his rights prior to interviews with officers and some of his statements were coerced.

Guard Unit from Litchfield Returns

Nearly 90 Minnesota National Guard members return home after an 11-month deployment to Afghanistan.

2nd ND Pipeline Summit Planned in Bismarck

Gov. Jack Dalrymple is meeting with industry leaders later this month in Bismarck to push for more oil and gas pipelines in North Dakota.

Raw Sewage Release Prompts Recreational Advisory

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is advising people to avoid swimming in the largest Twin Cities area lake and two others nearby because of a release of untreated sewage.

Police Looking for Suspect in Teen's Death

Minneapolis police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy.

ND Woman Victim of Online Job Scam

A Bismarck woman says she sent nearly $9,000 to a company she thought was giving her a job.

Opening Night for Medora Musical Season

Friday is opening night for the 50th season of the Medora Musical.

VA Secretary Shinseki Resigns

Obama: VA Secretary Shinseki resigning amid widespread troubles with veterans' health care.

Mandan Teacher Charged with Promoting Obscenity

A Mandan man has been charged with promoting obscenity to minors for an incident that allegedly occurred while he was a high school social studies teacher.

Couple on Motorcycle Killed Near Cambridge

The Minnesota State Patrol says a husband and wife on a motorcycle were killed when they were hit by a van trying to make a U-turn on a highway north of the Twin Cities.

Casey Kasem's Wife Ordered to Appear in Court

 The wife of ailing radio personality Casey Kasem is expected to appear in court in Washington state as part of an ongoing dispute with a stepdaughter who has been given authority to determine whether her father is receiving adequate medical care.

Decorated Jacket Stolen in Wahpeton of WWII Officer

A World War II Veteran of Wahpeton, North Dakota, is hoping someone has information about his decorated jacket that was stolen from him. 

Minnesota Enacts Limited Medical Marijuana Program

Minnesota has joined the ranks of states where marijuana is a legal medicine.

Crews Battle Fire at Grand Forks Landfill

Officials say a large fire at the Grand Forks landfill could smolder for more than a week.

Swift Current Slows Search for Coon Rapids Man

A swift current on the St. Croix River in Chisago County has slowed the search for a man presumed drowned after trying to rescue his nephew.

Design Students' Mission: Better Astronaut Glove

A group of University of Minnesota students who study apparel are heading out on a big mission: helping design better gloves for America's astronauts.

ND Commission OKs Conservation Fund Grants

The North Dakota Industrial Commission has approved $2.5 million for 17 projects under the state's new Outdoor Heritage Fund.

Legal Pot in California Irrelevant in Minn. Case

The state Court of Appeals has upheld the drug conviction for a man who claimed that since he can legally possess marijuana in California for medical purposes, Minnesota's law violates his rights.

Tribal Leaders to Sound Off About Health Care Woes

Tribal leaders from Montana and Wyoming are due to testify during U.S. Senate committee field hearing on the federal government's troubled health program for American Indians.

15-Year-Old Girl Critically Injured in ND Tornado

A person critically injured when a tornado struck a worker camp in the western North Dakota oil patch has been identified as a 15-year-old girl.

Recalled Beef May Have Been Sent to 10 States

Federal food safety officials say ground beef recalled by a Detroit business may have been sent to stores in 10 states.

Water Restrictions Quickly Lifted in Wahpeton

City officials in Wahpeton have lifted water restrictions put in place while they dealt with a faulty well.

ND Sec of State Reviewing Pharmacy Petition

Supporters of changing North Dakota's pharmacy ownership law are hoping to bring the matter to voters.

Dakotas Gas Prices Down Sharply From Year Ago

Drivers in the Dakotas this Memorial Day are paying much less for gas than they were at the same time last year.

Effective Immediately in City of Wahpeton

Water Restrictions Effective immediatly the City of Wahpeton is on water restrictions untill further notice, due to Well #3 going down.

New Minnesota law helps student and working vets

Members of the military, veterans and their immediate families could find life in Minnesota a little easier under a new state law.

BNSF: Fertilizer Shipping Commitment Exceeded

BNSF Railway Co. says it has exceeded its commitment to additional trains hauling fertilizer in the Dakotas, Minnesota and Montana.

Minnesota Farmers Race to Finish Corn Planting

Minnesota farmers are racing to finish corn planting ahead of a key deadline set by the federal cropinsurance program.

Missing Girls Alert for Wahpeton

Wahpeton Police are looking for 2 lost Native American girls age 5 and 7