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GRAFTON, N.D. — A woman is dead and a man is seriously injured after a motorcycle crash Saturday, Sept. 28.
FARGO — The Miss North Dakota USA and Miss North Dakota Teen USA pageants took place Saturday, Sept. 21, at Brandon Valley Performing Arts Center in Brandon, S.D., where the panel of judges selected Macy Christianson of Minot as Miss North Dakota USA 2020 and Amanda Higginbotham of Grand Forks as Miss North Dakota Teen USA 2020.
FARGO — A pursuit started in Mapleton, N.D., at about 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, that ultimately spanned to Norman County, Minn., where 31-year-old Tavis Ranisate, of Casselton, N.D., was taken into custody.
MCKENZIE COUNTY, N.D. — One person died and another was injured in two separate motorcycle crashes in McKenzie County in western North Dakota on Sunday, Sept. 1.
GRAFTON, N.D. — A man who authorities had been searching for since a Sunday afternoon traffic stop has turned himself in.
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) is asking people to watch for lone star ticks and submit pictures and information by email at
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — The Devils Lake girls basketball team scored 52 points in the first half to beat Davies 88-55 Monday night.
KILLDEER, N.D. — A 37-year-old man from Jeanerette, La., died Thursday afternoon after a head-on collision on Highway 22, five miles north of Killdeer.
FARGO — North Dakota and Minnesota gas prices have dropped sharply after sitting at their highest rates since 2014.
FARGO - Since the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp has received millions in campaign contributions from across the country.