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FARGO—A mosquito first in North Dakota. Cass County Vector Control says it's discovered a new kind of mosquito, capable of carrying West Nile. They're bugging, and biting people all summer long. "It's more than last year," says Cindy Gillund, a Fargo mother. This new mosquito, common in Canada but rare in North Dakota, carries the disease, but... "They're just not as good as it," says Ben Prather, director at Cass County Vector Control. The new mosquito has been found in places like Minnesota and South Dakota.
SPORTS SUNDAY - Brandon Zylstra is turning heads in Minnesota's training camp, and with moves like these, it certainly doesn't hurt the former Cobber chances for more gametime. With an clever juggle, and showing impressive balance, his catch in preseason make it Sports Sunday's play of the week.
SPORTS SUNDAY - Bill Chaves has been in charge of UND's athletics department for nearly six months now - and his first full sports season is on the horizon. Mark Pearson speaks with the Fighting Hawks athletic director to discuss the upcoming year.
FARGO - Hundreds of homers, thousands of hits, and one second chance. Rafael Palmeiro, one of baseball's most famous players for better or worse, is in Fargo this weekend as the Cleburne Railroaders take on the RedHawks for a three game series. Even his 50s, he's still playing and determined to have the final say, on his career.
FARGO N.D. -- Agriculture is important to many North Dakotans, and for one sweet corn farmer paying it forward is just as valuable. A lot can be done with 6,000 pounds of corn, for Kevin Skunes, it's perhaps a drop in the bucket. His family's lived here all their lives, farming sweet corn. For six years now, Kevin's had more than he's needed so he takes a special day to pick, and instead of selling, he gives.
FARGO — Bison football tickets are a hot commodity, and with the season starting in less than a month, the fact that the home opener is already sold out, says just that.
The library isn't just for books anymore, there's something new coming to shelves for people of all ages. 40 different board games will soon hit the shelves at the Fargo Public Library. Games ranging from classic to modern are available starting Monday. Librarians say this is another way to connect with the community. "I think it's just reaching people in new ways and finding hopefully new people and scratching different niches in the public so just continuing to," says Jason Deshaw, Fargo Library.
SPORTS SUNDAY - The Wiffle Ball World Series in Valley City takes backyard ball to a different level. The sixth annual event took place Saturday, with sixteen teams and more than one hundred players. Opening ceremonies were lively, featuring 2018 State Dance Champions the VCHS Hi-Lites, Valley City mayor Robert Werkhoven, a performance by an Elvis Presley impersonator, and even a helicopter fly-over.
SPORTS SUNDAY - The NFL season hasn't even started, and Stephon Diggs is already giving us something to talk about. The Minnesota Vikings are in Eagan, Minnesota for pre-season camp at their new facility, the TCO Performance Center. He made this acrobatic catch during a training session, proving he can still come up with those magic moments.
SPORTS SUNDAY - The 2018 NFL season is on the horizon. And with a new season, comes a new performance facility for the Minnesota Vikings. Dom Izzo and Joel Sipper show us the state-of-the-art training grounds, and the optimism surrounding the team as the season approaches.