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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
CMCS rebounds to play for consolation crown
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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Derald F. Rolfsmeier
Loren E. Meyer
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
Dave & Vivian Swanson
May 5, 2014
Air and ground search turns up no sign of missing Wahpeton college student
WAHPETON, N.D. – A search by foot patrols and airplanes failed Sunday to find any sign of a North Dakota State College of Science student who...
May 5, 2014 - 9:00am
May 1, 2014
Derailed CSX train in Virginia carried North Dakota oil; over 800 barrels spilled
LYNCHBURG, Virginia - The CSX Corp train that derailed and erupted in flames in Lynchburg, Virginia, was carrying crude oil from the Bakken shale...
May 1, 2014 - 1:50pm
April 29, 2014
White supremacist Cobb in North Dakota to be released on probation
BISMARCK – A white supremacist accused of terrorizing people in the small North Dakota town of Leith will be released on probation.
April 29, 2014 - 11:30am
April 22, 2014
Midwest Opinion: Wind farm reclamation deserves consideration
FARGO, N.D. — Dakota Public Service Commissioner Brian Kalk has the right perspective on reclamation of wind power sites that are either abandoned or have outlived their usefulness. The Public Service Commission talked about the issue (recently) in the context of the possibility...
April 22, 2014 - 10:54am
April 19, 2014
Federal judge strikes down Minn. rules on out-of-state power plants
ST. PAUL — A federal judge has blocked restrictions set by the state of Minnesota that tried to limit businesses in North Dakota and other states from building coal-fired power plants and selling the electricity in Minnesota. The ruling issued Friday found that Minnesota’s Next...
April 19, 2014 - 7:00am
April 14, 2014
N.D. white supremacist set for sentencing April 29
BISMARCK – A sentencing date is set for April 29 for a white supremacist accused of terrorizing people in Leith, the small southwestern North Dakota town he targeted for a takeover last year. Craig Cobb entered guilty pleas Feb. 27 to one charge of felony terrorizing and five...
April 14, 2014 - 11:49am
April 5, 2014
Explosive questions: Study of oil from deadly Quebec derailment points to Bakken crude's volatility
WILLISTON, N.D. – Last July 6, a train carrying crude oil from North Dakota to a refinery in eastern Canada was left parked on a hillside in...
April 5, 2014 - 11:03am
N.D. high school principal held in school arson case
DICKINSON, N.D. -- Trinity High School Principal Thomas Sander will be held on $500,000 cash at the Southwest Multi-County Correctional Center, Judge Dann Greenwood ruled Wednesday. Sander, 30, is charged with arson and endangerment by fire after he allegedly set fire to...
March 5, 2014 - 2:18pm
February 20, 2014
Midwest Opinion: On an incredible, highly upwardly mobile area
A recent study led by a Harvard University economist deserves alot more attention in the upper Midwest than it has been getting.
February 20, 2014 - 4:00am
February 14, 2014
Potato farmers accused of spoiling crop, defrauding government
FARGO -- Federal prosecutors say two North Dakota brothers and potato farmers defrauded the government out of nearly $840,000 by intentionally ruining their crops to collect insurance payments. Aaron Johnson and Derek Johnson, farmers near Cooperstown, were charged in U.S. District...
February 14, 2014 - 9:00am
February 11, 2014
Midwest Opinion: On oil on rails being an ongoing saga
From Forum News Service An editorial from newspapers in the Midwest. On oil on rails being an ongoing saga FARGO, N.D. — Forum Communications Co.’s series “The Crude Frontier” is putting in broad context the huge challenges associated with moving Bakken light crude oil...
February 11, 2014 - 5:00am
February 5, 2014
Woman found dead in mobile home with no propane on N.D. reservation
FORT YATES, N.D. – Authorities believe hypothermia caused the death of a woman found dead Tuesday morning in a mobile home with no propane...
February 5, 2014 - 12:37pm
January 28, 2014
Natural gas pipeline explosion spotlights need for preparations in case of widespread heating outages
FARGO – A Canadian pipeline explosion that created a shortage of natural gas and prompted calls to curb usage over the weekend in the Fargo-Moorhead...
January 28, 2014 - 9:50am
January 18, 2014
N.D. sheriff facing possible stalking charge following affair resigns
LAKOTA, N.D. -- Nelson County Sheriff Kelly Janke abruptly announced Friday that he is resigning immediately to avoid prosecution over a charge he says involves a former romantic relationship outside his marriage. Janke was in charge of the arrest of Lakota farmer Rodney Brossart...
January 18, 2014 - 9:00am
January 16, 2014
N.D. base airman court-martialed for raping wife of deployed airman
An airman at Grand Forks Air Force Base was sentenced Monday at his court martial to 34 years in prison for raping a woman on base this past summer, the base said Thursday. Senior Airman Jory Hodge, 23, broke into the home of an airman who was deployed and forced himself upon the...
January 16, 2014 - 12:23pm