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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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Poor Photoshop job sparks discussion about a troubling trend

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A poor Photoshop job has sparked discussion about a troubling trend among teens and young women. The thigh gap is becoming a more sought-after body ideal, and recent ads on Target's website show a pretty extreme version of the trend.

WDAY, 03/12/2014

Fargo South student dies following pool incident

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - 18 days after being found face down in the Fargo South High School pool, a student has died.

WDAY, 03/09/2014

11-year-old birthday girl donates gifts to charity

Fargo, N.D. (WDAY TV) -Many kids look forward to birthdays knowing that a stack of presents is headed their way.

WDAY, 03/07/2014

NDUS suffers data breach affecting nearly 300,000 students

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A server containing names and Social Security numbers of nearly 300,000 students and staff at North Dakota Universities has been hacked. It happened nearly a month ago, and some students are concerned that they're only finding out about this now.

WDAY, 03/05/2014

An Oakes family is without a home or business due to the fire Saturday afternoon

Oakes, MN (WDAY TV) - An Oakes family is without a home or a business after a fire Saturday afternoon.

WDAY, 03/02/2014

Cold doesn't keep Moorhead Dairy Queen from opening for business for the season

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - It's the coldest opening day the owners of Moorhead's classic Dairy Queen can remember. The walk-up window opened for the first time this season, but apparently it will take more than sub-zero temperatures to keep loyal fans away.

WDAY, 03/01/2014

A young girl battling cancer met Luke Bryan because of Make-A-Wish, but he hasn't forgotten about her since

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - One young fan at country singer Luke Bryan's concert tonight had an experience she's not likely to forget.

WDAY, 02/28/2014

Parents look for extra precautions to keep children safe

Fargo, N.D. (WDAY TV) -All parents have had those moments of fear and worry that their children might be in harm's way.

WDAY, 02/27/2014

Although online dating is becoming more common, there are some safety tips that those who do should follow

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Online dating has become much more common, but that doesn't mean you don't have to be careful.

WDAY, 02/26/2014

New York Mills resident without medication for months after MNSure complications

Fargo, N.D. (WDAY TV) -A Minnesota man says he hasn't had access to medication since October after losing his insurance and hitting frustrating roadblocks through MNSure.

WDAY, 02/20/2014

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