FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Most North Dakotans are shrugging their shoulders at temperatures reaching 20 below zero, but the weather has been jarring for a group of southern visitors. Several parents and fans of Furman University were in Fargo for Saturday's Football Championship Subdivision playoff game between the Greenville, South Carolina school and top-ranked North Dakota State. NDSU won 38-7.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Officials say a massive complex of more than 320 apartment units being built in West Fargo could be the largest of its kind in the Fargo metropolitan area - and highlights the building boom. The Forum reports this weekend that Fargo and neighboring Moorhead, Minnesota set records this year for the number of apartment units approved. The newspaper reports the overall apartment vacancy rate for the metro area is 2.6 percent.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - New federal rules on pilot qualifications have left at least one small North Dakota airport hurting for service. The Grand Forks Herald reports that Great Lakes Airlines cancelled 35 of its 90 scheduled flights to and from Devils Lakes in November - and the pilot shortage was likely a factor in some of those cases. Great Lakes is the only commercial airline that serves the northeastern North Dakota city.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) - Rocco Grimaldi's second-period goal proved to be the game-winner as North Dakota beat Western Michigan for the second straight night 3-2 Saturday in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference. Dillon Simpson and Bryn Chyzyk also scored for UND.