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WATFORD CITY -– Truck traffic in the North Dakota county with the most oil drilling could come to a halt this weekend to prevent further damage to rain-soaked gravel roads.
A brilliant display of the northern lights filled skies across the Northland late Thursday and early Friday. Where skies cleared, late-night and early morning watchers were treated to rays, arcs...
MANVEL, N.D. - A 58-year-old worker from Clear Lake, Minn., was killed this morning in a construction zone accident on Interstate 29 in Grand Forks County. It happened about 8...
McGREGOR, Minn. – A 72-year-old rural McGregor woman was bitten and clawed by a sow bear Monday evening in the yard just outside her lake home.
DULUTH - John Staine pinched the doctor on Monday.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - His past rose up and slapped shackles on a Minnesota man over a 21-year-old small-change conviction for which he was brought into a Grand Forks courtroom Monday to face again.
ALEXANDRIA - One man is dead after a stabbing attack Saturday in Alexandria. Alexandria police and Douglas County sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call around 1 p.m. that a...
ST. PAUL -- Eight is enough. That is the message tea party darling and Republican U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota delivered Wednesday when she announced that she will not seek re-election next year, leaving the U.S. House after eight years. In a video message, she gave no hint about her future, but said she could have won re-election. After the video appeared, Bachmann was unavailable for questions because she was en route to Russia to join other members of Congress looking into potential Russian connections to the Boston Marathon bombing.
WILLISTON, N.D. — Cops in the Oil Patch say one year of experience there is what they’d see in five years elsewhere. As North Dakota’s oil boom brings a spike...
Beefing up could mean meat eaters will have to open up their wallets a little wider this summer, as the price of beef and other meats continues to climb. “Beef...