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Travis Skonseng

Travis grew up in Wahpeton, ND. He attended NDSU for Business and Psychology. After graduating, he went back to school at MSUM for a broadcasting degree. Travis started at WDAY in May 2008. Prior to joining the WDAY team, he worked at the FOX News Station in Fargo for 4.5 years. There he did everything from behind the scenes work to fill in weather to weekend anchoring. Travis has won North Dakota and Minnesota Associated Press awards for reporting. He co-anchors First News and reports during the week. Please feel free to drop an email with story ideas.

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Mandan basketball player gets special message from deployed father

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A North Dakota teenager is glowing after a special surprise she never imagined, moments before battling on the basketball court. The Mandan teammate got a grateful good luck from her father who's fighting in war.

WDAY, 03/08/2012

Area of homicide notorious to Fargo Police

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - That murder scene is in a notoriously troubled part of the city. It's often a prime target for certain crimes. There have been armed robberies, a stabbing, even a homicide all in a matter of months.

WDAY, 03/07/2012

NDSU Students denied entry to District 45 GOP Convention

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A group of college students is upset after not being allowed to take part in, or see, a district convention in Fargo. Party leaders refused to let several voters in to that delegate session Thursday night.

WDAY, 03/02/2012

Minnesota projects over $320 million budget surplus

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - Steady and consistent. That's what is being said about economic conditions in Minnesota after a new prediction of a budget surplus. The lead budget official is releasing a forecast showing a $323 million surplus. That's on top of an $876 million surplus predicted last November.

WDAY, 02/29/2012

Rash of teenage traffic fatalities has many asking why

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - The latest fatality brings the number of teenage deaths on area roads in the past four days alone to six. The safety scare is raising concern. What is leading to the drastic spike in deaths among young drivers?

WDAY, 02/24/2012

NDSU community gathers to mourn, remember students killed in accident

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - The NDSU community is coming together at this hour to honor four young women who lost their lives on a snow covered road near Alexandria. Lauren Peterson, Jordan Playle, Danielle Renninger and Megan Sample died Monday in a three-vehicle crash on I-94. All were from the Twin Cities.

WDAY, 02/23/2012

Dickinson State peeping incident has local students on alert

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Startled college students are stepping up their security measures after a registered sex offender is caught peeping into windows. It's not the usual case we hear about. A man is accused of peeking into windows of a college residence hall.

WDAY, 02/22/2012

Fargo Police: Multiple factors contribute to unsolved robberies

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Just how many strong armed robberies over the past three years have been solved? There have been three business armed robberies in Fargo this year alone, all unsolved. Police are hopeful these and half of all others will eventually lead to arrests.

WDAY, 02/17/2012

West Fargo man honored for his role in convict capture

West Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A West Fargo man is being honored for helping capture an escaped convict. He helped track down the criminal from another state to our viewing area.

WDAY, 02/16/2012

Authorities release Alfonso Rodriguez interrogation tapes

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Eight years after the heinous homicide of Dru Sjodin, we take a chilling look back at the day she disappeared. We revisit interrogation tapes, listening to the suspect officially being questioned at the Crookston police station.

WDAY, 02/15/2012

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