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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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Area group building canoes for Missouri River trek

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Dozens of amateurs are not only trying their hand at building large canoes - they're going to row them down the Missouri River.

WDAY, 02/16/2014

Pinewood Derby competition benefits the Fargo VA Hospital

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Competitors unleashed their inner kid at the Fargo VFW's Pinewood Derby this afternoon. The competition for those 21 and older is in its tenth year.

WDAY, 02/15/2014

Large Minnesota homes will now be required to have built in sprinkler systems

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - Large Minnesota homes will soon be required to have built-in sprinkler systems.

WDAY, 02/14/2014

Facebook users have a few more options to identify themselves

Fargo, N.D. (WDAY TV) -For many, a social networking profile is an online identity.

WDAY, 02/13/2014

Stop-n-Go no more

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A familiar sight in the area will soon be no more.

WDAY, 02/12/2014

Red River Women's Clinic nears settlement with state over abortion law

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - North Dakota's only abortion clinic is in talks to settle a lawsuit it filed over an anti-abortion law passed last year. Negotiations are underway between the Red River Women's Clinic and the state of North Dakota.

WDAY, 02/12/2014

Detroit Lakes hosts Team Extreme Ice Fishing Tournament

Detroit Lakes, MN (WDAY TV) - In the North, ice fishing is practically a way of life for many people.

WDAY, 02/09/2014

Moorhead High School student remembered with snowmobile run

Sabin, MN (WDAY TV) - A Moorhead High School student is being honored by friends and family a year and a half after his death.

WDAY, 02/08/2014

A man accused of murdering his nephew over a year ago finally makes his appearance in court

Fergus Falls, MN (WDAY TV) - A man accused of murdering his nephew is finally making his first court appearance in Otter Tail County. 65-year old Michael Alan Burris fought extradition from Arizona.

WDAY, 02/07/2014

One in eight driving without a valid license

Fargo, N.D. (WDAY TV) -Every time you get on the road, you take the risk of being around reckless drivers.

WDAY, 02/06/2014

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