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HATTON, N.D. – Elsie Pierce has a hole in her screen window, a hole in her glass window, a dent in her wall and splintered glass that appears as if it had spent time in a blender.
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota West Community and Technical College system generates an annual economic impact of $120 million, a recent study found.
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 SaturdayLog in or activate your account if you are a current West Central Tribune subscriber. Not sure if you have...
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.