A Westhope native will be a special guest of first lady Michelle Obama at tonight's State of the Union Address.
Misty DeMars, who now lives in Oak Park, Illinois, was selected as a guest after writing a letter to the president encouraging him to fight for extended unemployment insurance.
She had been laid off soon after her family had purchased a new home.
DeMars is a graduate of Westhope High School and the University of North Dakota.
Truck still considered to be a "vehicle of interest" in fatal crash.
A two-year-old child was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Minot this evening.
They ask if you have any information about the incident that you contact them at 852-0111.