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Robots, Wellnesss & Calendars on Agenda

The Thief River Falls Board of Education meets in regular session Monday. Among agenda items will be a special thank you to Digi-Key and an anonymous donor for their contribution to the First Robotics Competition team as they head to St. Louis national competition.  The Robotics team is seeking a total of $ 5000 for their trip to the...

'Fox & Friends' anchor named State Department spokesperson

"Heather's media experience and long interest in international affairs will be invaluable as she conveys the Administration's foreign policy priorities to the American people and the world," the State Department said in its announcement. Before Fox News, Nauert was a network correspondent for ABC News, and was nominated for an Emmy for a piece on teenage girls in Iraq....

Community Send-Off Planned for Robotics Team

A Community Send-Off is planned tomorrow for the Lincoln High School ProDigi 32/77 Robotics Team, as they prepare to compete at the National Tournament in St. Louis, Missouri. The event, from 7:45 to 8:10am in the LHS Commons, will include a short robotics video to highlight the competition and everyone is welcome. TRF Radio

Former No. 1 overall pick Long, who played briefly for Vikings, retires

"As I continue with my recent rehab," Long wrote in his statement posted on Twitter, "I realize that although my heart and mind still want to play, my body is telling me something completely different." The Vikings signed Long last October after they had lost tackles Matt Kalil and Andre Smith to season-ending injuries. Long, who turns 32 next...

Pro rodeo's rags-to-riches bull proving hard to ride

There was something he liked about the red-and-white-paint bull that came through the ring as he watched on his computer screen. "He looked like he was built right, had a little fire to him. He looked kind of wild," Klein says. So he bought him. Klein has been in the stock contracting business about 20 years, ever since he...

Port: Senator Heidi Heitkamp took a mountain of money from special interest committees

That’s an interesting goal for someone who, in the first quarter of her first re-election cycle, has raised more money from political action committees than perhaps any candidate in North Dakota history. Indeed, more than some of the most nationally prominent members of the U.S. Senate have in their recent re-election campaigns. I wrote over the weekend that Heitkamp’s...

970 WDAY On Demand: The Mike McFeely Show – NDSU Land Swap, Rep. Al Carlson, Rep. Pam Anderson, Rep. Corey Mock, ND Legislative Update, Clay Jenkinson, Bill O'Reilly

The April 24, 2017 edition of The Mike McFeely Show. The show includes discussion on the attempted back room land deal between NDSU and Rep. Al Carlson, Rep. Pam Anderson discusses NDSU land swap issue, North Dakota Rep. Corey Mock joins for a legislative update, Clay Jenkinson an American humanities scholar, author and educator talks Bill O'Reilly getting fired, listener...

Driver killed, two injured in ND rollover

Around 3:45 p.m., the driver of the vehicle was distracted inside the car, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said, and the Isuzu Rodeo he was driving veered into the south ditch on 18th Avenue Northeast. The driver overcorrected, causing the vehicle to roll twice and ejecting him and other passenger. The crash occurred about 6½ miles west of Highway...

Williston baseball team forfeits first 8 games

The official statement last week from Williston Superintendent Michael Campbell and activities director David Mieure said a student-athlete was ineligible as he had already completed eight semesters of high school. The district discovered the discrepancy and reported it to the NDHSAA on Thursday, April 20. They reiterated it was no fault of the athlete. “The use of an ineligible...

Digi-Key TIF is approved

by April ScheinohaReporter     The Thief River Falls City Council has approved establishing an economic development Tax Increment Financing district to facilitate Digi-Key’s expansion plans. The matter was approved at the council meeting Tuesday, April 18.    Digi-Key is planning to build a fulfillment, valued-added manufacturing and warehouse center on the site of its current western parking lot. A skywalk...
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