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Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Minnesota congressman pressed about Trump at spirited but mostly civil town hall forum
Man charged with third-degree murder in Moorhead meth overdose death
GOP increases moves to boost punishment for highway protests
Suburban Twin Cities nightclub shut down in wake of shooting where 5 injured
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Red-hot Gophers upset No. 24 Maryland, win 6th straight
Local Roundup: Warrior teams win two on Wednesday
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
Santana on track to start season opener
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Roger "Billy" Schlueter
Donald "Donnie" Clausen
Gladys M. Torbenson
Donna M. Goff
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
September 20, 2013
Colorado floodwaters menace state's $41 billion agriculture sector
DENVER (Reuters) - Colorado farmers and ranchers are bracing for widespread damage to the agriculture industry, one of the state's leading economic...
September 20, 2013 - 7:44am
September 19, 2013
Colorado rainfall one for the ages, Weather Service says
(Reuters) - The downpour that inundated parts of Colorado this month was a once-in-a-millennium event for those areas, according to an analysis...
September 19, 2013 - 8:59am
September 16, 2013
Hundreds stranded by Colorado's raging waters
DENVER (Reuters) - The death toll from historic flooding in eastern Colorado stands at four and will likely increase, authorities said on Sunday,...
September 16, 2013 - 7:42am
September 12, 2013
Colorado flooding leaves 3 people dead
LYONS, Colo. (AP) -- Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns, forcing the University of Colorado to cancel classes, and leaving at least three people dead.
September 12, 2013 - 11:36am
1 dead as flash flooding hits parts of Colo.
DENVER (AP) — Flash flooding in Colorado's Boulder County has left one person dead and the widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents and motorists in Boulder and nearby mountain communities, as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado...
September 12, 2013 - 7:25am
June 26, 2013
Rising Red River forces Fargo to build small downtown dike
FARGO – Fargo officials said this morning that heavy rains Tuesday night were expected to push the Red River to a crest of 31.8 feet sometime...
June 26, 2013 - 9:05am
June 20, 2013
Authorities in N.D. work to recover body of driver swept off highway
GWINNER, N.D. – Authorities here are working to retrieve the body of someone who is believed to have drowned after the pickup the person was driving went off a flooded highway and was swept into deep water. The driver called 911 about 8 a.m. after the pickup was swept off Highway...
June 20, 2013 - 11:56am
April 30, 2013
Editorial cartoon by Ed Fischer
Editorial cartoon by Ed Fischer
April 30, 2013 - 12:00am
April 29, 2013
NWS lowers Fargo flood forecast to 35.5 feet, crest expected Wednesday
FARGO – The Red River here is expected to crest at 35.5 feet Wednesday, according to an updated flood forecast released by the National Weather Service this morning. By Erik Burgess Forum News Service FARGO – The Red River here is expected to crest at 35.5 feet Wednesday,...
April 29, 2013 - 4:08pm
Red River crest in Fargo, N.D., pegged at 37 feet late Tuesday or early Wednesday
FARGO, N.D. – As the Red River reached major flood stage here on Sunday, the National Weather Service lowered its predicted peak to 37 feet late Tuesday or early Wednesday – and Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker said he believes it will crest even lower than that. By Mike Nowatzki Forum...
April 29, 2013 - 6:59am
April 26, 2013
Report: Red River predicted to crest just shy of 38 feet (video)
FARGO – The Red River in Fargo is expected to crest just shy of 38 feet, according to a new flood forecast the National Weather Service issued today. The forecast issued just after noon predicts the high mark of the river’s spring flood to be 37.9 feet on Wednesday and Thursday....
April 26, 2013 - 11:39am
April 24, 2013
Police escort sandbag convoys to destinations in Fargo
FARGO – Complete with police detail, some 300,000 sandbags made their way into north Fargo throughout the day Tuesday. It was just the start...
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
April 23, 2013
Flood fight begins: Preparations for major flood accelerate in Fargo-Moorhead (video)
FARGO – The Red River is rising, clay levees are being laid down, and sandbags are ready to be flung into place as preparations for a major...
April 23, 2013 - 7:20am
April 22, 2013
Willmar Salvation Army mobile canteen headed to Fargo
WILLMAR — The Salvation Army Mobile Emergency Disaster Canteen located in Willmar, MN has been deployed today to go to Fargo, N.D., in support of disaster relief efforts in that area. The canteen left Willmar this morning and was to arrive in Fargo later today. The National Weather...
April 22, 2013 - 2:05pm
Red River at Fargo expected to hit 32 feet by Monday (video)
FARGO – The Red River at Fargo is forecast to rise to 32 feet by Monday, 2 feet above major flood stage, according to the first deterministic...
April 22, 2013 - 12:49pm