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Fargo, Grand Forks set record low temperatures

FARGO –- Tuesday was a record cold day up and down the Red River Valley. In Fargo, a daily record low temperature was set in the early morning hours when the mercury dipped to 12 degrees, the lowest for the date since the 15 degree temperature recorded on April 15, 1935, said Jim Kaiser, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Grand Forks.

Kevin Cramer's campaign war chest tops $500,000

Kevin Cramer's campaign war chest tops $500,000

BISMARCK –- U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer has more than $500,000 in his campaign coffers to try to fend off a challenge from Democratic state Sen. George B. Sinner in November, according to disclosure reports.

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Sect leader charged with sexually abusing girls, remains at large

Sect leader charged with sexually abusing girls, remains at large

PINE CITY, MN -– A minister who led a cult-like religious sect in northern Pine County sexually abused numerous girls and young women who lived apart from their families in a “Maidens Group,” ac-cording to charges filed in State District Court.

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New York police end Muslim surveillance program

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Police Department says it has disbanded a special unit whose efforts to try to detect terror threats in Muslim communities through secret surveillance sparked outrage.

Simonson Lumber in Grafton closes

The Grafton Simonson Lumber has closed. The Simonson Family says the business will continue to serve the area but be based out the Grand Forks location, which is expanding.

Google to buy drone-maker Titan Aerospace

Google to buy drone-maker Titan Aerospace

Google Inc. has acquired solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace as the Web search giant ramps up plans to deliver wireless Internet access to remote parts of the world.

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Duluth-bound plane returns to Vegas after hitting a swarm of bees

An Allegiant Air flight destined for Duluth from Las Vegas late Monday afternoon had to return to Las Vegas shortly after takeoff because of a swarm of bees.

9-year-old boy left home alone found wandering outside Eagan, Minn., bar late at night

A 9-year-old Burnsville, Minn., boy found wandering outside an Eagan bar late Friday told police he was looking for his parents, who left him home alone as they went out drinking, authorities said.

Police detonate 'suspicious device' in downtown Boston

BOSTON - The Massachusetts State Police bomb squad detonated a "suspicious device" found in downtown Boston on Tuesday, though they said it had not yet been determined if the device was hazardous.

Grand Forks Air Force Base to close one of two elementary schools

The Grand Forks Air Force Base School Board nearly unanimously approved Tuesday to consolidate its schools, bringing an end to several years of discussion on the topic.

Governor holds business forum in Grand Forks

Governor holds business forum in Grand Forks

Governor Jack Dalrymple was in town today attending the 2nd annual Governor's Business Forum. The event is put on by the Greater North Dakota Chamber and the Governor's office.

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Former UND basketball star charged with aggravated assault

Former UND basketball star charged with aggravated assault

Former UND basketball star Jerome Beasley is facing a felony charge of aggravated assault for a domestic incident last month, according to court documents.

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Rare 'Blood Moon' Lunar Eclipse

Rare 'Blood Moon' Lunar Eclipse

(ABC News) -- Last night provided a spectacular view of the “blood moon.” It was just the first of a series of four total eclipses that will conclude in September 2015.

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Ohio man sentenced to wear 'BULLY' sign is jeered, taunted

Ohio man sentenced to wear 'BULLY' sign is jeered, taunted

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - An Ohio man sentenced by a judge to spend Sunday wearing a sign reading "I AM A BULLY" at a busy suburban Cleveland intersection was greeted by a boisterous stream of honking car horns, jeers and insults.

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Russian jet passes over US warship

WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. military official says a Russian fighter jet made multiple, close-range passes near an American warship in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes Saturday amid escalating tensions in the region.

Hoeven, Cantwell introduce Farm and Small Business Expensing Tax Relief Act

WASHINGTON - Senators John Hoeven (R-N.D.) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) have introduced the Farm and Small Business Expensing Tax Relief Act, legislation that aims to ease the burden of new repair expensing regulations for small businesses and family farms that became effective January 1st of this year.

7 Babies Found Dead in Utah Home; Woman Arrested

7 Babies Found Dead in Utah Home; Woman Arrested

A woman has been arrested on six counts of murder after authorities found the bodies of seven infants packed into separate cardboard boxes at a home in Utah, police said.

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Klobuchar, Heitkamp in Mexico to discuss joint efforts to fight sex trafficking, heroin epidemic

Klobuchar, Heitkamp in Mexico to discuss joint efforts to fight sex trafficking, heroin epidemic

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar is leading a delegation to Mexico with U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp to discuss joint efforts to fight sex trafficking and the growing heroin epidemic. Klobuchar and Heitkamp will be joined on their three-day trip by Cindy McCain, who co-chairs the Arizona Governor's Task Force on Human Trafficking.

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Scammer impersonating Grand Forks sheriff's deputy

The Grand Forks Sheriff's Department wants to alert the public to a current phone scam.

Frostbite survivor plans return to college

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - A University of Minnesota Duluth student who suffered severe frostbite after a night in subzero temperatures is now walking normally, handling everyday tasks, and planning to return to school next fall.

Emails show REAC discussion between UND, Bremer Bank

GRAND FORKS -- Documents obtained by the Herald this week detail communications between UND and Bremer Bank in the months leading up to the university’s purchase of a struggling research facility.

Parts of the Red River Valley have already reached minor to moderate flood stages

Parts of the Red River Valley have already reached minor to moderate flood stages

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - We begin tonight with flooding, a fear for many, and a reality for some this spring.

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North Dakota UAS test site projects in the works; studies planned for precision ag, wildlife surveys

GRAND FORKS -- After the pomp and circumstance of last year’s event announcing North Dakota had been designated one of national six test sites for unmanned aerial systems, the real work is set to begin.

The last 72 hours of tax season is the busiest

The last 72 hours of tax season is the busiest

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - And no doubt many people will be putting those additional funds to good use or to paying in for taxes.

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Kansas Jewish Center Shooting Suspect Identified as Former KKK Leader

Kansas Jewish Center Shooting Suspect Identified as Former KKK Leader

OVERLAND PARK, KS (ABC NEWS) -- We have new details this morning about the suspect in that deadly shooting spree in Kansas Sunday. Police say it could be a hate crime.

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UND hockey seniors proud of what they've accomplished

UND hockey seniors proud of what they've accomplished

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - UND has had 3 days now to try and digest one of the most unpredictable finishes in Frozen Four history.

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32nd Annual Prime Steel Car Show held in Grand Forks

32nd Annual Prime Steel Car Show held in Grand Forks

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - The 32nd annual Prime Steel car show was held in Grand Forks this weekend.

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The Red River Valley International Wood Arts Festival was held this weekend

The Red River Valley International Wood Arts Festival was held this weekend

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Some of our area's most crafty wood carvers are showing off their creations in Fargo.

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