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North Dakota woman admits killing pregnant neighbor to keep baby

Brooke Lynn Crews has pleaded guilty to the murder of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind. Crews pleaded guilty in Cass County court Monday to charges of conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit kidnapping, and providing false information to police. Crews is one of two defendants accused of killing 22-year-old LaFontaine-Greywind and abducting her newborn daughter in August. Read More…

Business Council launches “Grown in Wyoming”

CHEYENNE, Wy.(KGWN)- The Wyoming Business Council has officially launched Grown in Wyoming, a program designed to open new markets for Wyoming farmers and ranchers and expand local food options for consumers. Grown in Wyoming promotes all types of agriculture, food and fiber raised and produced in the state. The program connects farmers and ranchers with Read More…

Full house: Wyoming couple welcomes quadruplets

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan, Wyo., couple was excited to learn they were pregnant earlier this year. But after they received their first ultrasound, they were stunned. “We went in and the doctor scanned and got a serious look on his face and went, ‘Oh, there are twins,” Dustin Olsen said.  “And we’re like, ‘OK, that’s OK.’ Then Read More…

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CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity

Policy analysts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta were told of the list of forbidden words at a meeting Thursday with senior CDC officials who oversee the budget, according to an analyst who took part in the 90-minute briefing. The forbidden words are: “vulnerable,” “entitlement,” “diversity,” “transgender,” “fetus,” “evidence-based” and “science-based.” Read More…

AgweekTV: Food Blogger Makes It Big

We all know the classic story of farm kids who can’t wait to get to the big city, but more and more, that trend is reversing and young people are returning to rural areas. AgweekTV’s Rose Dunn talked to blogger and cookbook author Molly Yeh who works from her East Grand Forks farm.

In matters of the heart, faith becomes real

“It’s severe,” he’d said, explaining the mitral-valve rupture and need for repair. “We’re talking open-heart surgery.” I had to stop him later while he explained precisely what this would mean, remembering exactly why I’d steered clear from a medical career. Though we know life brings crosses, this one, it seemed, would be even more of Read More…

Bearcats on the rise

For the first time since 2005-06, the Bearcats did not have a losing season. As for the progress made by this program over the years, it didn’t just appear out of thin air. The players have taken the initiative, putting in the work during the summer months. “The guys are starting to get together more Read More…

Frisco treat: Bison overpower Sam Houston State to advance to FCS championship game

The fans could have booked their championship-game flights at halftime. Junior running back Bruce Anderson scored four touchdowns in the first two quarters and the Bison defense swarmed a high-powered Sam Houston State (Texas) attack. That combination vaulted NDSU to a 55-13 victory over the Bearkats before 18,279 fans at Gate City Bank Field at Read More…

Creators of video game 'Firewatch' turn eyes from Wyoming to Egypt for setting of next game

Gamer fans of “Firewatch,” the debut game of Campo Santo Productions, won’t be returning to Wyoming for the game developer’s next creation. Nearly two years after its first game was released, the San Francisco-based gaming studio rolled out a trailer last Thursday for its next project called “In the Valley of Gods,” which features a storyline Read More…

Republicans reportedly strip proposed tax on graduate student waivers from final tax bill

Republican legislators appear to have dropped a proposal to tax graduate student waivers from Congress’ sweeping tax reform legislation. House and Senate Republican leaders forged an agreement Wednesday on what would be the most sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax laws in more than 30 years. The package would give generous tax cuts to corporations Read More…

Preschoolers can search for Santa

Christmas-themed activities for preschoolers are planned in and out of the Rec Center swimming pool next week. The two-session Search for Santa is for children 2-5. Classes are 8:30-9:30 a.m. next Tuesday, Dec. 19, and Thursday, Dec. 21. During each session, Youngsters will read stories and work on a craft project before entering the pool Read More…

Eclipse showered state with money

(AP) – Nearly 192,000 people traveled to Wyoming to view last summer’s total solar eclipse, boosting the state’s economy by an estimated $63.5 million, according to an analysis released Monday by the state Tourism Office. “That’s phenomenal when you have all of this new money being pumped into the economy,” Diane Shober, executive director of Read More…