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How Grand Forks is preparing for mosquito season

Blake Gaddie is about to hit the banks of the Red River to reel in that big one. One thing he's hoping not to catch is a mosquito bite. While Blake's enjoying the nice evening Grand Forks, mosquito control is working hard to take care of these pesky parasites. They’re treating over 1200 mosquito habitat sites with larvicide to...

Ottawa holds off elimination, sends series to Game 7

The series is now tied 3-3 with Game 7—and a chance to play the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup Final—set for Thursday in Pittsburgh. Senators goalie Craig Anderson stopped 45 shots, including 22 of 23 in the second period, to redeem himself after getting pulled in Game 5. Mike Hoffman broke a 1-1 tie at 1:34 of the...

Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics

The Cavs can reach their third straight NBA Finals, and LeBron James his seventh in a row, with a win in Game 5 on Thursday night in Boston. James scored 34 points to go with six assists in Game 4, recovering from a 11-point, 4-of-13 shooting night he endured in Cleveland's stunning Game 3 loss. Kevin Love added 17...

Twins' Santana shuts out Orioles

After a slugfest in the series opener Monday -- a 14-7 Twins win -- this game belonged to the pitchers, specifically Santana (7-2) and Baltimore's Dylan Bundy. Santana allowed a single in the second inning and another in the fifth and nothing more. He retired the final 14 batters he faced, struck out six and walked just two. He...

Twins' Santana shuts out Orioles

After a slugfest in the series opener Monday -- a 14-7 Twins win -- this game belonged to the pitchers, specifically Santana (7-2) and Baltimore's Dylan Bundy. Santana allowed a single in the second inning and another in the fifth and nothing more. He retired the final 14 batters he faced, struck out six and walked just two. He...

Trial for Minnesota trucker with sleep apnea involved in fatal crash delayed

John Ray Carpenter, 60, was set to stand trial next month in the 2015 death of Andrew Johnson, who was killed when his pickup truck was struck head-on by Carpenter’s septic tanker in October 2015. Authorities allege that Carpenter, who has a long history of traffic collisions, operated his truck in a “grossly negligent manner” and that he caused...

5 Sisseton Wahpeton tribal executives admit to stealing thousands in funds

The federal cases against the tribal executives was part of an initiative branded as The Guardians Project — a multi-agency law enforcement operation designed to investigate, uncover, disrupt, and prosecute public corruption, theft and federal program fraud taking place on tribal lands in South Dakota. Four of the executives who were convicted last week in federal court before U.S....

Watch: Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater throws during first day of OTAs

Bridgewater hadn’t performed with teammates on the field since suffering a torn ACL and dislocated left knee on Aug. 30, 2016, an injury that forced him to miss the entire season. The Vikings have declined to put any timetable on his recovery. In the video, Bridgewater, wearing a brace on his left knee, is shown up close in slow...

Traffic alert: Changes at busy Grand Forks intersection

Also, drivers will not be able to make left-hand turns from any direction or travel straight through the intersection when driving on 30th Street until Thursday morning - the turn lanes are being blocked as new concrete is being laid and needs to dry. | WDAZ

Trump proposes sharp cuts at Interior Department while pushing for more drilling on public lands

The budget proposal released Tuesday would reduce Interior's funding to $ 11.6 billion in fiscal 2018 - about $ 1.6 billion less annually - and eliminate programs that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has called unnecessary, duplicative or a low priority. Among them: discretionary grants to help reclaim abandoned mine sites, National Heritage Areas that Trump administration officials...
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