A judge has rejected a request by defense attorneys to close part of an evidentiary hearing for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., the Crookston, Minnesota, man sentenced to death for kidnapping and killing University of North Dakota student Dru Sjodin in 2003.
A 32-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to dealing large quantities of methamphetamine in North Dakota and Minnesota.
Police say an 18-year-old man has died after being shot by a friend in the northwestern Minnesota community of Crookston. Crookston Police Chief Paul Biermaier says Juan Morales died Thursday afternoon at a hospital in Fargo, North Dakota. According to police, he was found with a gunshot wound to the head just after midnight.
Young zebra mussels have for the first time been found in the Red River north of Wahpeton, according to North Dakota’s Game and Fish Department.
A man accused of killing two people at separate Fargo apartments less than a day apart didn’t know the second victim, who was bludgeoned to death with a hammer after he brought the suspect a glass of water, police said Wednesday. Ashley Kenneth Hunter, 35, is charged with two counts of murder in the deaths of 45-year-old Clarence Flowers and 24-year-old Samuel Traut.
A 35-year-old man suspected of killing two men over two days at separate apartment buildings in Fargo was arrested Tuesday, police said.
A federal judge in Minnesota says he won’t lift an order that halts construction of a ring dike project until the completion of an environmental review on a planned Red River diversion project in the Fargo area.
Police in Fargo have detained a man they say is a person of interest in a homicide. They also are investigating what might be a second homicide.
Two Fargo radio personalities who for the past decade have been documenting ghost towns and abandoned places in North Dakota say their most popular photos have been those of old churches.
A Minnesota man has been charged in federal court in connection with a Fargo bank robbery. Authorities say Jeremy Fahleen, of Litchfield, Minnesota, entered the Gate City Bank on the south side of Fargo on April 25 and handed a clerk a threatening note demanding money. Fahleen fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. He was arrested the next day in St. Cloud, Minnesota.
An affiliation among colleges in the Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota area is expanding from three to five. Tri-College University was founded 45 years ago to combine course offerings from North Dakota State University, Concordia College and what is now Minnesota State University Moorhead. It has about 6,000 students.
U.S. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and U.S. Deputy Agriculture Secretary Krysta Harden led the discussion on Thursday at the College of Science Skills and Technology Auditorium.
Women in agriculture is the focus of a discussion at the Fargo campus of the North Dakota State College of Science. U.S. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and U.S. Deputy Agriculture Secretary Krysta Harden will lead the discussion on Thursday at the College of Science Skills and Technology Auditorium.
Former University of North Dakota standout hockey player and assistant coach Cary Eades is returning to the Red River Valley as head coach of the Fargo Force.
An autopsy shows that a University of North Dakota student who was found unresponsive in a home near campus last month died from an overdose of powdered fentanyl.
See if you recognize these iconic locations captured on film for some of the best movies made in Minnesota.
A 69-year-old Minnesota man accused of running an illegal bookmaking operation for about a dozen clients in North Dakota must pay back $250,000 and serve an additional four months in prison on top of the nearly six years he is serving on a separate case.
A man serving time on a racketeering charge has pleaded guilty to walking away from a Fargo halfway house.
An urban legend from the snowy, desolate plains of Minnesota was the catalyst that led to “Kumiko: The Treasure Hunter,” a new, haunting film from brothers David and Nathan Zellner.
These are the four things you need to know about for Friday, March 27, including a case-breaking update in the French Alps plane crash, and the Gophers’ appearance in the “Frozen Four” NCAA Hockey Tournament.
Navy planners are in land-locked North Dakota and Minnesota to work out details for a week-long summer program that will feature the Blue Angels flight demonstration team and other promotional events.
A South Carolina man is dead in a single-vehicle rollover crash in Otter Tail County. The crash happened shortly before 8 p.m. Friday on westbound Interstate 94 near Cascade Street.
A Minnesota woman who was promised $100,000 from a North Dakota man in exchange for producing and providing child pornography has been convicted in federal court. A jury found 35-year-old Roxanne Merrell, of Cottage Grove, Minnesota, guilty on two counts of production of child pornography.
A 29-year-old man is facing charges in a fatal 2013 crash that killed one person near the border of North Dakota and Minnesota. Robin Olson of Wheatland, North Dakota, is charged with criminal vehicular homicide and criminal vehicular operation. Reports say he was driving when his vehicle collided with a minivan on U.S. Highway 75 south of Moorhead, Minnesota.
A Fargo man accused of being drunk while operating a Zamboni ice-grooming machine during a high school hockey game has pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence. Steven Anderson allegedly was drunk on Jan. 30 when he was smoothing the ice for a girls’ game between Davies High School and Williston High.