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The Minnesota Vikings Week 11 match-up Sunday, Nov. 18, at the Chicago Bears has been flexed to Sunday night on NBC, the NFL announced Monday, Nov. 5. The game, which was originally scheduled to be played at noon CST, has been moved to 7:20 p.m. The Vikings (5-3-1) are on a bye this week. As a result, two other games have been moved to new times. The Philadelphia Eagles at New Orleans Saints game has been moved from noon CST on FOX to 3:25 p.m. on FOX.
GLEN ULLIN, N.D. — A 34-year-old western North Dakota woman is facing seven felony charges and one misdemeanor charge after she said she was "going to go on a murdering spree," according to a probable cause affidavit.
CHANHASSEN, Minn. — On Wednesday night, Minnesota Timberwolves point guard and former 2011 league MVP Derrick Rose turned back the clock, dropping a career-high 50 points against the Utah Jazz. On Thursday, the team kept the positive momentum going. At an unveiling ceremony Thursday morning, Nov. 1, at Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minn., the Timberwolves showcased its new Prince-inspired "City Edition" uniforms.
If you came here looking for tricks, this may not be the list for you. Last month, CandyStore, a California-based online bulk candy retailer, released the results of a much-anticipated study that revealed the company's top-selling candies in each state, and, in particular, sales in the months leading up to Halloween. The results of the study were based on 11 years of sales data gathering, which was then broken down by each state.
BARRON, Wis. — A 32-year-old Wisconsin man is facing burglary charges after police said he broke into the vacated home of missing teenager Jayme Closs Saturday, Oct. 27, stealing various items of clothing, including underwear believed to belong to Closs. Kyle T. Jaenke-Annis, of Cameron, Wis., was charged in Barron County Circuit Court with burglary of a building or dwelling and felony bail jumping.
FARGO — The Fargo Police Department released its second hit music video in less than a year Monday, Oct. 29, titled "It's Time," which focuses on uniting the local community here. The first video, which was released in December 2017 and garnered over 300,000 views on Facebook, was titled "UNITY," and featured Michael Bloom, community trust officer with Fargo police, and Alabama-based hip-hop group DPB and CREW.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Rodney Scott Berget was awaiting his execution at the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls on Monday, Oct. 29, at 3:30 p.m., according to media reports. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch was deciding a last minute appeal based on Berget's mental capabilities. The execution would mark the state's first since 2012 and 19th overall in its history.
NEW YORK — If you think Burger King’s latest food gimmick is nothing more than a marketing ploy, well, there’s actual science to prove that it isn’t. On Monday, Oct. 22, Burger King’s new “Nightmare King” burger will be available in participating restaurants for a limited time for the lofty price of $6.39 while supplies last. The burger consists of a quarter-pound beef patty, a crispy chicken fillet, one slice of melted cheese, bacon, mayonnaise, and onions on a glazed green sesame seed bun. It’s most-prized ingredient, though?
FARGO — A person responsible for the name-gathering process of a newspaper campaign ad that misused women’s names as victims of sexual assault has been fired, Julia Krieger, the communications director for Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, confirmed Wednesday, Oct. 17. Krieger said that person will not be named. The newspaper ad, which ran in several Forum Communications Co. newspapers and other newspapers statewide Sunday, identified 127 women as victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or rape. Since its release, several women have come forward stating that they never gave the Heitkamp campaign permission to use their names in the ad.
NEW YORK — If "Saturday Night Live" catches wind of a story for its "Weekend Update" segment, you know it must be bizarre. That was exactly the case with a recent story out of Mandan, N.D., where a man, allegedly high on methamphetamines, stripped naked and climbed into the holy water font during Mass at a local Catholic church Tuesday, Oct. 9. The story, originally reported by The Bismarck Tribune, was featured in the most-recent episode of Saturday Night Live that aired this past Saturday, Oct. 13.