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Sorority break-in has UND students on edge

Nov. 12, 2019 8:07 AM EST

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — A break-in at a sorority house at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks has some students on edge. Police are looking for a man who broke into the Gamma Phi Beta house early Monday and took pictures of a woman who was sleeping. Senior Matthew Ely tells KVLY-TV the crime is...

Allen-Eikens carries North Dakota over Crown College 86-61

Nov. 7, 2019 10:50 PM EST

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — De'Sean Allen-Eikens had 22 points, Filip Rebraca added 20 and grabbed 11 rebounds and North Dakota easily defeated Division III-member Crown College 86-61 in a season opener on Thursday night. Allen-Eikens grabbed eight rebounds and made six assists but had seven turnovers for the...

New mapping tool shows flooding risk across North Dakota

Oct. 31, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Water Commission unveiled a new interactive mapping tool that provides residents and community leaders with information on potential flood risks. It shows where flooding might occur and to what extent it could happen in various scenarios, Laura Horner, the state risk...

Blocked punt lifts North Dakota past Montana State

Oct. 26, 2019 4:48 PM EDT

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Alex Cloyd blocked a punt in the end zone and Jayson Coley recovered for a touchdown to spark North Dakota's 16-12 victory over Montana State on Saturday. Cloyd lined up at left tackle, broke through a block and smothered the punt. Coley recovered for the Fighting Hawks (5-3) as...

Saints shrine found in North Dakota professor's basement

Oct. 26, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Grand Forks, North Dakota, may be 500 miles from Minneapolis, but it's still deep in Vikings country. So some folks are surprised when Alan King swings open the door to his basement New Orleans Saints shrine, a workout room wallpapered from floor to ceiling with black and gold...

University of North Dakota presidential field down to 6

Oct. 24, 2019 6:30 PM EDT

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The quest to find the next president at the University of North Dakota is down to six candidates. Members of the search committee met behind closed doors Thursday to talk about possible replacements for Mark Kennedy, the onetime Republican congressman from Minnesota who was named...

Burgum declares flood emergency, looks at other measures

Oct. 21, 2019 6:53 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum on Monday declared a statewide flood emergency and said officials were looking at other measures to help residents affected by heavy rains and a blizzard that dumped record amounts of snow in some places, especially farmers. Burgum's order cleared the way...

Burgum to ask for federal help following heavy snowstorm

Oct. 18, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum said Friday he will ask for federal help in dealing with the widespread flooding that occurred in the aftermath of heavy snow that fell last week. The storm dropped more than 2 feet (60 centimeters) of snow in central and eastern parts of the state. The...

UND student appointed to seat after lawmaker's resignation

Oct. 15, 2019 10:33 AM EDT

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — A University of North Dakota political science major has been chosen to fill a Grand Forks House seat left open by the Republican incumbent who resigned to take a job in Minnesota. Twenty-one-year-old Claire Cory was chosen by party activists Friday to fill out the remainder of...

Highways reopen in North Dakota, officials urge caution

Oct. 12, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Transportation Department has reopened hundreds of miles of highways but warned that travel remained hazardous due to severe winter conditions. Interstate 29 from Fargo to the Canadian border was reopened Saturday morning, while U.S. Highway 2 and Interstate 94 were...