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Former Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley interviewed with the Washington Redskins for the defensive coordinator position, ESPN.com reported Wednesday. Bradley was fired from the Jaguars after going 14-48 over four seasons. Previously, he was the defensive coordinator for the Seattle Seahawks. A former player for at North Dakota State, Bradley was a defensive coordinator for the Bison and a finalist for the head coaching position with Craig Bohl in 2003.
DEVILS LAKE—Two inmates of the Lake Region Law Enforcement Center did not return to the jail's Residential Reentry Center after being allowed to leave Tuesday. According to a news release from the jail, Brendon Scott Belgarde Jr., 22, left the center to go to his job at Marco's Pizza and did not return by 10:30 p.m. By midnight he was still absent and considered by the jail to have absconded.
VALLEY CITY, N.D. — An 18-year-old woman from Max and a student at North Dakota State University was killed in a vehicle crash Sunday, Jan. 9. Brooke Schroeder was driving her 1999 Pontiac Bonneville eastbound on Interstate 94 when at 5:17 p.m. she veered into the guardrail on the overpass over 109th Ave. SE, about 8 miles west of Valley City, according to Capt. Bryan Niewind with the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
WILLMAR, Minn. – A Willmar man accused of exposing himself to a woman at the Willmar Public Library has been sentenced to two years of probation and stayed jail time. Jesus Gabriel Rivera, 34, pleaded guilty in November in Kandiyohi County District Court to gross misdemeanor indecent exposure.
WASHINGTON—U.S. Supreme Court justices reject former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's attempt to restore a $1.8 million award an appeals court gave him. Without comment, justices said on Monday, Jan. 9, they would not change a federal appeals court decision that erased a lower court ruling that Ventura is due the money after being defamed by author Chris Kyle in "American Sniper." Ventura had celebrated his lower court victory by a 2014 jury, but now has two straight defeats. His case still could be heard in a new federal trial in Minnesota.
CANNON BALL, N.D. -- San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick donated $50,000 to a Standing Rock Sioux Reservation health clinic in December, his website says. Kaepernick pledged $1 million from the sales of his jerseys to various causes and organizations at a news conference following a polarizing decision not to stand during the national anthem before games this season.
FARGO - A 32-year-old woman was stabbed in the leg by a man she had taken into her vehicle in the downtown area early Sunday, Jan. 8, a Fargo police spokesman said. About 1:05 a.m., the woman was driving on Broadway when she was flagged down by a man who appeared intoxicated and asked for a ride to a restaurant, Sgt. Mark Lykken said.
MAYVILLE, N.D. — One man was found dead in a house fire Saturday, Jan. 7, on the east side of Mayville, the Traill County Sheriff’s Department reported. About 6:26 a.m., the sheriff’s department received a 911 call reporting a house fire on 7th Avenue Southeast, near the hospital, the report said.
PHILADELPHIA - Eagles rookie quarterback Carson Wentz was mic'd-up for the season finale against the Dallas Cowboys Jan. 1. Listen to the former North Dakota State star talk to his teammates in and out of the huddle, as well as the sounds of taking a hit or two. Watch the video here.
BISMARCK -- In his first full week in office, Gov. Doug Burgum held meetings with North Dakota Native American tribes in what he calls an effort to understand the unique challenges and circumstances of the state’s tribal communities.