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Pine County Shooting Follow Up

Pine Co. Teen Charged In Burglary That Left Accomplice Dead

A Pine County teenager is now charged in a home invasion that left a man dead. It happened after the intruders entered the house of a 75-year-old man around 2:30 a.m. Thursday. Officials said 23-year-old Gypsy Watts had a gun, and the homeowner shot and killed him. Investigators tell us Watts and a 16-year-old boy broke into the man’s house, hoping to steal his prescription medications.

11/15/2013

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Prosecutors Say Rodriguez’s Lawyers Did Good Work

Federal prosecutors say in court documents released Wednesday that a man sentenced to death for killing a University of North Dakota student nearly 10 years ago knew what he was doing and his final appeal should be dismissed without a hearing.

11/13/2013

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MN Native And UND Graduate Returns From Space

University of North Dakota graduate Karen Nyberg has returned from her most recent trip to space. A Russian space capsule carrying Nyberg and two other astronauts returned to Earth on Monday from the International Space Station in a flawless landing in Kazakhstan.

11/11/2013

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New Hockey Conference Approves Use Of Shootouts

The board of directors for the new National Collegiate Hockey Conference has unanimously approved the use of shootouts to break ties in conference games. The NHL-style shootouts involving three players from each team will be used if a game is still tied after the standard five-minute, sudden-death overtime period.

08/16/2013

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Astronaut Alum Giving Speech For UND Graduation

University of North Dakota summer graduates are getting some words of wisdom from the university’s out-of-this-world alumnus. The keynote address during the Friday afternoon summer commencement ceremony will be by astronaut and UND alum Karen Nyberg.

08/02/2013

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Powerful Storm Pounds Thief River Falls In NW MN

A line of powerful thunderstorms caused significant damage as it moved through the northwestern Minnesota city of Thief River Falls on Friday evening.

07/12/2013

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UND Football Team Hires 2 Assistant Coaches

University of North Dakota head football coach Chris Mussman has announced the hiring of two assistant coaches.

06/06/2013

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Man Charged With Luring In Missing ND Teen Case

A Minnesota man is facing a luring charge as the result of a police investigation into a missing North Dakota teen.

05/11/2013

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Obama Signs Emergency Declaration For ND Flooding

President Obama has approved an emergency declaration for flooding in North Dakota.

04/26/2013

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Man Arrested On Train After 7 Pounds Of Pot Found

An Oregon man riding on an Amtrak train to Minnesota has been arrested in North Dakota after authorities found more than 7 pounds of marijuana in his luggage.

04/03/2013

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Man Remains Hospitalized From Apartment Fire

The Grand Forks Fire Department says a 40-year-old man remains hospitalized from injuries suffered during a weekend apartment fire.

02/13/2013

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ND Man Sentenced For Sex With Disabled Girls

A Grand Forks man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for having sex with two mentally disabled girls over a period of two years.

02/07/2013

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Man Accused Of Making Deadly Drugs Pleads Guilty

A North Dakota man who described himself to police as a “hobby chemist” and was accused of cooking up synthetic drugs that led to the overdose deaths of two teenagers pleaded guilty to five counts Monday.

10/29/2012

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ND Man Pleads Guilty In Synthetic Drug Overdose

A North Dakota teen has pleaded guilty to dealing synthetic drugs that led to the overdose death of a Grand Forks teen.

Wesley Sweeney, of Manvel, appeared Friday in federal court. He pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to distribute drugs that resulted in death.

08/31/2012

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Storm Knocks Out Bemidji Phones; No Travel Advised

Authorities in Bemidji are asking residents to travel only for emergencies after a severe thunderstorm caused widespread damage and knocked out most phone service in the city.

07/02/2012

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