Two incidents involving Minnesota college students found outdoors in sub-zero temperatures in recent days have alerted officials to the dangers of drinking and cold weather. One student died. The other may lose her hands. The incidents have led people to examine student safety at the University of North Dakota during cold weather.
The popular TED talks series will come to Grand Forks early next year. TED is described as a non-profit devoted to ideas worth spreading. TED events are set around the world with prominent speakers like Bill Gates.
The man convicted of killing two children on the Spirit Lake reservation, Valentino Bagola, will spend the rest of his life behind bars after being sentenced Monday in Fargo. After a 13-day trial the 20-year-old was convicted for the 2011 murders.
Basketball is one of the most common sports played on the Spirit Lake reservation. Now, the love of the game is being used to give tribal members a shot at an education.
Congress has less than a month left to pass a farm bill before the consequences would hit producers and consumers. North Dakota politicians say there's only one more chance to get a bill passed before the calendar flips to 2014.
The snow has finally ended in the lake region, but the weather is still anything but pleasant. Residents cleared the snow Thursday all the while dealing with sub-zero temps and strong winds.
The first major snowfall of the season has hit the Lake Region hard, cancelling schools and making travel treacherous. The impact is being felt on local roads and on local lakes where the snow could delay the start of ice fishing season.
It's an exciting sight for anglers in the lake region, Devils Lake finally covered in ice. But fishing experts warn that ice season isn't heating up yet just because the water has cooled. Devils Lake is almost completely frozen, thanks to a cold snap this weekend, but the ice is still way too thin to head out on to just yet.
The Office of Justice Services, part of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, is sending seven new law enforcement agents to the Spirit Lake Reservation.
People in rural Ramsey County without transportation will soon have a new, reliable way to get to Devils Lake. Devils Lake Transit is expanding beyond the city limits.
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