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FARGO – Two tech billionaires have now made North Dakota stops in the past two weeks. Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates made a stop in Fargo this past weekend to pay a visit to an old friend, Gov. Doug Burgum.
CASSELTON, N.D. – There’s a mystery surrounding one of Cass County’s most historic buildings after a portion of its stone roof toppled to the ground. The Old Stone Church, better known now as the Casselton Heritage Center, may have been victim to a lightning strike after a thunderstorm moved through the area early Thursday morning, July 6.
If there's a more North Dakota photo on the internet today than this one, we challenge you to find it. Because this one is legendary -- North Dakota legendary. Sure, the backdrop could have included the gorgeous, rugged landscape of western North Dakota, or even the green patina of the historic Fargo Theatre marquee, but it's what's in the foreground of the picture that has caught the eyes of many.
If you're looking to have one of the best bass fishing experiences in the country, chances are, you won't have to go far. Lake Mille Lacs in Mille Lacs Lake, Minn. was recently named the No. 1 bass fishing lake in the country for 2017 by Bassmaster Magazine . The magazine narrowed the list down to the top 12 bass fishing lakes, with Lake Mille Lacs earning the top spot. Lake Mille Lacs was the only lake in Minnesota or North Dakota to make the list.
DALLAS - After Matthew McNellis and his girlfriend tried every lure in their tackle box and still came up emptyhanded, they figured they'd try the one piece of bait they had left in their boat. That piece of bait? A McDonald's chicken McNugget. "My girlfriend said why don't you just try one of those chicken McNuggets," McNellis told a local television station.
FARGO - When 40-year-old West Fargo resident Damon Ouradnik started an online petition to halt refugee resettlement in North Dakota, he never thought that two years later he would be inviting the same refugees he petitioned against into his home.
A North Dakota motorist received quite the hefty fine while speeding through the highways of Manitoba on Monday, May 1. According to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Manitoba's Facebook page, a North Dakota motorist was pulled over for speeding Monday afternoon. After being pulled over, the man wasn't quite sure why, noting that he was following the speed limit of 100 mph. Or so he thought. While technically the driver was going 100 miles per hour, in Canada, as most of us know, they don't go by miles per hour.
PHILADELPHIA -- Carson Wentz confirmed Thursday that he underwent vision correction surgery this offseason. In an interview with a Philadelphia radio station Thursday morning, Carson Wentz confirmed he had the vision correction surgery done in January. "I had PRK done, so it was very helpful," Wentz said in the interview. "It's pretty cool to wake up in the morning and not have to throw contacts in. It's been very beneficial." PRK, or Photorefractive Keratectomny, is a laser surgery that reshapes the cornea that typically results in 20/20 vision.
Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback and current ESPN NFL Analyst Ron Jaworski thinks that when it comes to the NFL Draft, quarterbacks should just shut up and let the front office handle it.
On Monday, March 27, we complied a list of the top 16 restaurants that currently are not in North Dakota. At the end of that list was a survey asking our readers what restaurants they would like to see brought to North Dakota that weren't a part of the original list. Here are the results: