The case of Lakota farmer Rodney Brossart, accused of stealing cattle and threatening deputies, is in the hands of the jury Thursday evening. The prosecution and defense rested, and the jury started deliberations around 3:45 Thursday afternoon.
Whether you live in Minto, Grand Forks, Grafton or Fargo, you don't have to travel far to get a taste of Mexico. One Minto woman, who's been making her homemade salsa for 13 years, also sells her product in stores all over the Valley.
Jury selection is completed in Grand Forks in the trial of a Lakota man charged with terrorizing deputies and theft of cattle.
UND students are holding a food and toiletries drive this week to benefit local families. French Club members say they got the idea during the government shutdown when dozens of programs were seeing cuts. All donations will go to St. Joseph's Food Pantry in Grand Forks
41-year-old Blair Klamar was working on a farm implement hooked onto a tractor when another person, not knowing he was working on it, moved the tractor. Klamar was driven over by the wheels of the implement.
A local turkey and his alternate will be at the White House for the National Thanksgiving Turkey pardoning ceremony this year. The Burkel family in Badger, Minnesota, will pick two out of their six turkeys to bring, and one will be pardoned by President Obama.
The stress for farmers harvesting their crops is only increasing - this time due to a propane shortage. A number of factors contribute to the shortage, including unusually wet crops, increased demand, and transportation issues. The propane shortage leaves farmers with few options - either put their haul in storage hoping the corn doesn't go bad, or leave crops in the field hoping more propane comes before the freeze.
Students at Lake Agassiz Elementary participated in a worldwide event Tuesday. The kids celebrated along with 1 million Americans as part of the largest rally for after school programs in the world.
After a week of jury selection, the Jedidiah Troxel murder trial began today in Thief River Falls with an opening statement from the prosecution and a number of witnesses. The 32-year-old Crookston resident is accused of murdering 40-year-old Tanya Kazmierczk.
The U.S. Senate reconvened Monday after a week long recess, but farm bill negotiations aren't on the docket until Wednesday. Even though the farm bill expired September 30th, North Dakota lawmakers say they're confident a new farm bill will be passed before the end of the year.
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