DEVILS LAKE – The 9B – Region 4 quintet in Benson County, Four Winds, New Rockford-Sheyenne, North Prairie and North Star will have their collective hands full during the 2022 high school football season. As the pads clash and the whistling screeches under the North Dakota sun from...
BENSON COUNTY, N.D. (Valley News Live) - The Benson County Sheriff Office is seeking information from anyone in the community who may have any knowledge on the vandalism that took place over the weekend at the Lebanon Cemetery. This cemetery is located approximately five miles east and four miles south of Leeds, or three miles north of the village of Brinsmade. The department posted photos of 8 gravestones that had been destroyed.
MINNEWAUKAN, N.D. (KFGO) – Benson County Sheriff Ethan Rode said an 81-year-old man from the Twin Cities died late Wednesday night after slipping and hitting his head on a boat trailer. Rode said emergency crews were sent to the Round Lake boat access south of Minnewaukan. CPR was performed...
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FORT TOTTEN – Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) is a public institution serving the Spirit Lake Tribal community in Benson County, North Dakota. CCCC is proud to note two individuals, who represents the caliber of faculty and staff members working at the College. Louis Garcia was recently recognized as...
LEEDS, N.D. (Valley News Live) - A Benson County man is in jail after leading deputies on a high-speed chase through Leeds. The Benson County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were attempting a traffic stop of a vehicle for a traffic violation on Highway 2 just before 2 a.m. Tuesday.
FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - Benson County Sheriff’s Office posted saying inmate Samuel Wayne Marrick Jr. has escaped from custody at the BIA Corrections Center. Merrick should be considered dangerous. If you know his whereabouts, you’re asked to please contact your local law enforcement or BIA Police in...
BENSON COUNTY – Benson County Track & Field for both boys’ and girls’ teams can be best summarized with one word. Well, three, actually: youth, experience and health. Such has been the overall theme for the teams through their opening two meets this season. During the Class B High School Indoor Meet on March 26, the boys’ team finished tied for ninth place out of 20 teams (18 total points with LaMoure-Litchville/Marion). Meanwhile, the girls’ team finished fifth out of 17 teams (48 total points).
BENSON COUNTY, N.D. (Valley News Live) - On Friday night, Benson County Sheriff deputies were led on a high-speed chase through Devils Lake. The driver is now is facing several charges. Authorities say around 7 p.m. deputies received a report of a stolen vehicle traveling on Highway 20 near Saint...
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DEVILS LAKE – The Benson County Wildcats' 2021-22 campaign could best be categorized as a character-building one. Without the likes of a veteran senior, the Wildcats instead relied on two juniors (Lane Benson and Gunnar Larson] to pick up the slack and provide enough mentorship to a team ripe with youth.
LEEDS, N.D. (KFGO) – A close call in northeastern North Dakota when a BNSF freight train was struck by a semi at a crossing. Benson County Sheriff Ethan Rode says the semi-driver, from Pennsylvania, failed to yield and was hit broadside on the passenger side. He was treated for minor injuries at the hospital in Devils Lake. The crash occurred at about 12:30 p.m. Monday.