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FARGO —The North Dakota State football team's six-year run of playoff perfection came to an end Friday night against the team it all started with. James Madison University claimed a 27-17 semifinal win in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoffs before a raucous and stunned crowd of 18,282 at the Fargodome. The upset marked the first FCS playoff loss since 2010 for the Bison—which began its 22-0 playoff run in 2011 with a 26-14 opening-round Fargodome win over James Madison.
MANDAN, N.D. – Two men who were being sought by the Morton County Sheriff’s Department for charges connected to Dakota Access Pipeline protests have turned themselves in, the department said...
CHANHASSEN, Minn. — Tim Dorway, principal of Chanhassen High School, was arrested Tuesday morning, Dec. 13, on suspicion of possessing child pornography, the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said. A...
MCLAUGHLIN -- A man from far north-central South Dakota on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation has been charged with murder in the death of a child. Matthew St .Pierre of McLaughlin near the North Dakota-South Dakota border entered a plea of not guilty last week in federal court after an indictment charged him with repeatedly striking a child which caused injuries that led to his death. The incident occurred between Oct. 11 and Oct. 12, said the U.S. Attorney’s office for South Dakota.
SIOUX FALLS -- Demolition work on the downtown Sioux Falls building that collapsed last week is expected to be completed by the weekend. City Director of Planning and Building Services Mike Cooper said work began on Thursday on the second story portion of the Copper Lounge and the Eastwold Smoke Shop next door.
MOORHEAD — The Moorhead Police Department has released a surveillance video that shows a school bus driver using a racial slur and leaving about 20 Horizon Middle School students stranded in the city's industrial park last month. The video captured the white driver, David Russell Miller, arguing with a black student. During the back-and-forth, the student called Miller an N-word twice, according to Miller and a police report.
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — Authorities in central Minnesota reported Wednesday that the death of a hunter last month is now being treated as a homicide, and investigators are seeking the public’s help in locating a gun believed to have been stolen during the incident. Preliminary autopsy results from Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office concluded that Terrence Brisk, 41, died from blood loss resulting from a gunshot wound on Nov. 7.
SIOUX FALLS -- Tickets will go on sale starting Friday for Florida Georgia Line who will be returning to the Sioux Falls events center on April 20. The popular country duo will appear with special guests Dustin Lynch and Chris Lane. It’s part of the band’s “Dig Your Roots” tour. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at www.LiveNation.com and the Denny Sanford Premier Center box office, phone 800-745-3000.
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — The reward offered by a private party for information that would lead to the identification of the person who shot and killed 41-year-old Terrence Brisk east of Little Falls has been increased to $20,000. Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen stated there are two anonymous donors. The reward previously was $10,000.
FARGO — The 55-year-old pilot of a Weather Modification plane died in a crash south of Fargo on Thursday, Dec. 1, North Dakota Highway Patrol Cpt. Bryan Niewind said. The twin-engine, Cessna Model 340 plane crash-landed about 4:30 p.m. about a mile north of Cass County 16 in a field about a half mile east of Interstate 29 near a stand a trees along the bank of the Wild Rice River. Neil Brackin, president of Weather Modification Inc., confirmed Thursday night that it was one of the company's planes. He said there were no further details at this time.