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Becky Parker

Becky Parker joined the WDAY 6 News team in July of 2012. She was born and raised in Williston, North Dakota. She graduated from North Dakota State University with a degree in broadcast journalism and a minor in political science. At NDSU, Becky served as News Director for ‘SU TV News, the university’s first ever student-run newscast. She was also an anchor and reporter for the organization. Before coming to WDAY, Becky was reporting for Lakeland Public Television at their Brainerd, MN bureau. She also spent internship hours at WDAZ in Grand Forks and KVRR Fox in Fargo. If you have story ideas or questions, please e-mail Becky at

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U.S. Transportation Secretary talks about rail safety after train collision in Casselton

Casselton, ND (WDAY TV) - The remains of a fiery train collision in Casselton has been cleaned up, but not forgotten. Thursday, the U.S. Transportation Secretary listened to concerns and outlined plans at the town's fire hall.

WDAY, 04/24/2014

House fire in Horace

Horace, ND (WDAY TV) - Unfortunately the grass fire wasn't the only local blaze we have to tell you about. Fire consumed a home in Horace, North Dakota Saturday.

WDAY, 04/19/2014

Moorhead officers taking to buses to bust distracted drivers

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - Moorhead officers are taking a ride on the bus to stop distracted driving. This school year, Moorhead bus drivers have reported 80 stop-arm violations, so law enforcement is going incognito to get drivers to pay more attention.

WDAY, 04/17/2014

Local reaction to striking down of fetal heartbeat law

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - The legal battle over North Dakota's abortion laws rages on. A federal judge in Bismarck today struck down a law known as the fetal heartbeat ban.

WDAY, 04/16/2014

New Minnesota anti-bullying bill

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - A new bill to curb bullying in Minnesota looks like it may be passed in to law soon.

WDAY, 04/06/2014

Bridge southwest of Hawley catches fire

Hawley, MN (WDAY TV) - The biggest of those fires found its way to a bridge near Hawley and sent it up in flames.

WDAY, 04/05/2014

Richland-Wilkin Join Powers Authority looking to stop construction of 15-foot ring dike around their towns

Oxbow, ND (WDAY TV) - Upstream communities have initiated a legal challenge to a flood protection plan that would build a 15-foot ring dike around their towns.

WDAY, 04/03/2014

Winnipeg couple banned from hockey games for 3 years following West Fargo altercation

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A set of parents won't be able to watch their 8-year old son take part in any hockey-related activities for the next 3-years, after being involved in a fight in West Fargo this past winter.

WDAY, 04/02/2014

After last night's closing announcements, parents had mixed emotions about it today

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - With how bleak the forecast looked yesterday, many schools decided to cancel last night.

WDAY, 03/31/2014

50,000 meals are on their way to those in need thanks to an hour of volunteers time

Wahpeton, ND (WDAY TV) - 50,000 meals are on their way to those in need thanks to volunteers in Wahpeton today.

WDAY, 03/29/2014

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