Year in Review: Part 4 of 4
A popular politician resigned in disgrace, a local hero made North Dakota proud, and the Bison are going back for more.
We're looking back at the stories that captivated us in 2017.
Here is the final part of our 4-part series:
Donald Trump returned to North Dakota — this time as President of the United States.
The Commander-in-Chief stopped in Mandan in September to talk tax reform.
People buzzed about the President inviting Democrat Heidi Heitkamp on stage and Trump's daughter Ivanka's decision to travel to the Peace Garden State.
Congress has since passed a tax-code overhaul bill signed by the President.
It went into effect Jan. 1.
In the span of three weeks, Al Franken went from being a prominent figure in the Senate, to resigning in disgrace.
Eight women accused him of sexual misconduct, starting with California radio host LeeAnn Tweeden.
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton appointed his Lieutenant Governor, Tina Smith, to take over Franken's seat.
Hometown hero Carson Wentz's second season in the NFL was full of high highs, and low lows.
The former Bison excelled as starting quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles, prompting talk of MVP status.
But late in the season, Wentz tore his ACL during a game against the L.A. Rams, putting him on the sidelines for the rest of the year.
The North Dakota State University Bison have their sights set on a sixth FCS National Championship.
After pummeling Sam Houston State 55-13 in the semi-final at the Fargodome, the herd heads back Frisco after falling short of the title game last year.
They'll face off Jan. 6 against the team that took them out in 2016, defending champions James Madison.
You can find links below to the other three parts of our year in review: