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VIRGINIA, Minn. — Three people wanted in connection with the death of a Virginia man on April 29 are in custody, the Virginia Police Department said Monday. Harley Joseph Jacka, 29, was found dead in a home in Virginia last week, with officials saying an autopsy showed he died from “homicidal violence.” Anthony James Isham was arrested Sunday evening at a Duluth home without incident, Dennis Benz, Virginia police chief, said in a statement.
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — Local police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that took place Friday evening. The Worthington Police Department received a 911 call at 9:55 p.m. Friday from staff at Crossroads Care Center, reporting the firing of gunshots in a private room at the facility. Upon arriving at the private room, officers found George Droust, 87, sitting on a bed with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head.
MOORHEAD – Minnesota State Community and Technical College announced its spring graduation schedule for its campuses across the region. Moorhead: 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, in the Fargo Civic Auditorium. Student speakers Kari Larson, AAS in Accounting, Sabrina Milburn and Julianna Casey, both AAS in sign language interpreter preparation. Detroit Lakes: 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, at Detroit Lakes High School. Student speaker is Riana Kaul, AAS in civil engineering technology. Commencement address by Dr.
The North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame is set to premiere “Another Cowboy Moment,” the first film is what will be a continuing video project. The semi-formal affair is from...
If you lived in the North Dakota Children’s Home or Children’s Village (in Fargo, N.D.) at any time in your life, please contact The Village Family Service Center at 701-451-4956 or firstname.lastname@example.org . The Village is planning a North Dakota Children’s Home/Children’s Village Reunion and wants to invite all former residents (and their families). The Village Family Service Center was founded as the North Dakota Children’s Home Society, a home for orphaned children.
FARGO – The predicted peak of a moderate flood on the Red River here keeps dropping. The National Weather Service predicted Thursday that the river – which is flooding due to recent rain running off frozen ground – would crest at around 27 feet on Friday night. That prediction is down a foot from the forecast issued Wednesday and is 2 feet lower than a prediction issued Tuesday. At noon Thursday, the Red River at Fargo-Moorhead was about 25.6 feet. If the forecast holds true, it should only cause minor issues in Fargo-Moorhead.
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law Wednesday a bill establishing standards for lifeguards at public beaches. The new law, which overwhelmingly passed the House and Senate, requires CPR training and lifeguard certification. The law applies to beaches run by local governments such as cities, but not the three state-owned beaches.
Kat Perkins was five minutes away from walking off “The Voice” stage for good Tuesday night. But thanks to the “Instant Save,” a song about Paris and a large fan base, the Scranton, N.D., native and Minneapolis resident survived another round on the NBC talent show. Perkins kicked off Monday’s episode by singing “Landslide.” She once again drew praise from the judges. But it wasn’t enough to push her forward without fighting a second time. After a night of fans voting through iTunes and social media, Perkins was in the bottom three with blues singer Bria Kelly and pre-law student T
WDAY/WDAZ News will be launching the first statewide morning news show in North Dakota. First News, which has aired on WDAY and WDAZ since 1996, is expanding statewide starting on April 28, 2014. It will air from 5:00 am – 7:00 am CT weekday mornings on WDAY channel 6.1 in Fargo, WDAZ channel 8.1 in Grand Forks, KBMY channel 17.1 in Bismarck, KMCY channel 14.1 in Minot, 11.2 in Williston and 2.2 in Dickinson. The program will also be available on Radio station WDAY-AM 970 as well as online at WDAY.com and through our WATCH WDAY App.
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton delivers his annual State of the State speech Wednesday night, coming weeks later than normal. Because hip surgery has hampered Dayton's mobility, he was not able to deliver the speech soon after the Legislature convened on Feb. 25. Governors normally give their State of the State addresses early in a legislative session to influence what legislators passed. His 7 p.m.