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NORTHWOOD, N.D. A twister that ripped through here late Sunday was an F3 tornado, and possibly an F4, according to the National Weather Service in Grand Forks. The tornado, which has prompted an outpouring of help and support, left one person dead and 18 injured, although none sustained life-threatening injuries. Gov.
A phone call may have saved Tyler Mohs' life. The Detroit Lakes, Minn., native was about eight minutes away from crossing the Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis when it collapsed Wednesday. Mohs, 25, left work for his University of Minnesota apartment 10 minutes later than he planned because he had to make one more phone call. He figures that delay kept him stuck in traffic one to two miles away from the bridge. "It was fate I guess," Mohs said. "I'm lucky.
MOORHEAD - Minnesota State University Moorhead will ban tobacco starting Jan. 1, the first Fargo-Moorhead campus to announce such a move. President Roland Barden approved the new policy based on a committee's recommendation. The policy will prohibit smoking, tobacco use and tobacco sales on campus grounds.