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CLIMAX — It was simple. Dee Garrett wanted to take the Climax-Fisher girls basketball team out for pizza. The soon-to-be 75-year-old didn’t care she was all the way in Yucaipa, Calif. She didn’t care she had never met one player on the team or knew anyone from Minnesota for that matter.
MOORHEAD -- Amy Dalrymple, a reporter with the Forum News Service, will speak at Concordia College at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Knutson Campus Center about sex trafficking in the...
WASHINGTON -- Requiring new train cars carrying some flammable liquids be equipped with protection systems meeting or exceeding current standards is one recommendation coming out of a federal safety study...
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For his 18th birthday, Alex Davis went skydiving.
PRINCETON — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ fleet of wildfire-combating airplanes has doubled this year, and not a moment too soon.
GRAND MARAIS — Former Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell has been suspended from practicing law for a minimum of three years in the wake of his felony sex crime convictions.
WORTHINGTON — Gov. Mark Dayton announced during Thursday’s gathering in Worthington that he will seek $39 million in state bonding funds this session to complete the Lewis & Clark Regional...
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A successful rescue of a deer that was stranded in the icy waters of the Red Lake River in Crookston was caught on video Wednesday.
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Tinder-dry conditions and winds gusting in excess of 50 mph fueled dozens of wildfires across northern Minnesota, although things quieted down on the fire front in North...
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday proposed a budget to enhance the state’s management of fish and wildlife, recreation programs and enforcement efforts. The proposal would improve fisheries...