FARGO – A lawyer for Daniel Habiger, a 29-year-old Fargo man accused of killing another man during a fight in March, said Monday, July 16, that he still hasn’t received a report on an independent mental evaluation done on his client. Cass County District Judge Frank Racek agreed to let the defense present that report at an Aug. 7 hearing.
FARGO – More than $104,000 was spent to provide security and to control crowds and traffic during President Donald Trump’s June 27 campaign visit to Fargo, all of which will come out of the pockets of local taxpayers, officials said. The estimated total of $104,528.22 is similar to the Trump rally held June 20 in Duluth, Minn., where about $90,000 was reportedly spent by the city and St. Louis County for that event.
HITTERDAL, Minn. – Members of Valley Water Rescue searched a slough just west of a rural Clay County farm on Wednesday, July 11, seeking more evidence in the death of Troy Yarbrough, who investigators say was murdered last month. The search of the slough near a farmstead owned by Jason Jenson at 25324 70th Ave. N. started about 9:30 a.m., and divers were there until about 2 p.m., said Pete Fendt, president of Valley Water Rescue.
WEST FARGO – All insurance companies doing business in North Dakota will soon be required to provide coverage for autism spectrum disorders, the state insurance commissioner announced Wednesday, July 11. A bulletin was issued Wednesday to insurers telling them that treatments for autism can’t be excluded from their policies, Commissioner Jon Godfread said in a news conference at the North Dakota Autism Center.
FARGO – Ed Schultz, the longtime broadcaster who churned up the Fargo-Moorhead area airwaves before moving into the national spotlight as a progressive firebrand, died of natural causes Thursday, July 5, at his home in Washington, D.C.
FARGO - Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer is being asked to defend a key provision of the Affordable Care Act that protects against discrimination by insurance firms based on pre-existing health conditions. “No one should be denied care for a condition they were born with,” state Rep. Karla Rose Hanson, D-District 44, said at a Democratic-NPL news conference Thursday, June 28, at the Northern Pacific Depot on Main Avenue.
GALCHUTT, N.D. - A driver killed in a collision near here Monday morning, June 25, has been identified by the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Isaac Englestad, 22, Mooreton, N.D., was the driver of a 1996 Ford Mustang that collided with a pickup about 6:40 a.m. roughly 3½ miles west of Galchutt, the Highway Patrol reported Tuesday, June 26. According to the Patrol report:
FARGO – Heavy rains over the last few days means the Red River in Fargo is expected to crest above flood stage at 18.8 feet sometime Tuesday evening, June 19, a National Weather Service meteorologist said.
Fargo, ND -- Tickets are now available online on a first-come, first-serve basis for President Trump's rally in Fargo. The upcoming event will be held on June 27 at the Scheel's Arena. President Trump is visiting North Dakota in support of Congressman Kevin Cramer's run for the U.S. Senate seat.
FARGO – If a trade war breaks out between the U.S. and China, North Dakota soybean farmers could take big losses. President Donald Trump announced Friday, June 15, that he’s imposing 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion in goods from China. In response, Chinese officials vowed to impose similar trade barriers on U.S. goods, the Washington Post reported.