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FORT TOTTEN, N.D. – A toddler was found safe after spending the night cold and alone in a car that was towed after a traffic stop in Fort Totten. It's...
MOORHEAD -- They were ready to work last week, staffing a table in the thick of Concordia College's 100-Mile Terra Madre Farmers Market event that attracted eager shoppers and regional vendors. But the three high-schoolers weren't there to sell anything -- they just wanted to talk pumpkins.
ELMWOOD, Wis. — Dogs at a suspected western Wisconsin puppy mill were feasting on rotting carcasses as their primary food source, according to allegations spelled out in a criminal complaint...
MORRIS (Forum News Service) — Aaron Carlson Corporation, whose carpenters have been on strike since April 11, will be closing its Morris location, the company said in a news release sent late Friday afternoon. The company, which has been making custom woodworking in the state for 123 years, employs 15 people in Morris. Carpenters at the shop on strike have been protesting alleged unfair labor practices, low wages, and their right to join a national carpenters union.
FARGO — Carson Wentz, becoming one of the most celebrated athletes in North Dakota history, is moving to the City of Brotherly Love. Wentz, the quarterback from Bismarck who guided North Dakota State’s football team to two national championships, became the first North Dakotan to be picked in the first round of the NFL Draft as the Philadelphia Eagles used their No. 2 pick overall to select him Thursday night in Chicago.
MOORHEAD — The idea of retirement has not crossed the mind of former Moorhead hockey standout and current NHL center Matt Cullen. The 39-year-old, who lives with his family in West Fargo, N.D., in the offseason, will be a free agent after this season, but his season is not over.
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota senators passed a bill Thursday tweaking a $42 billion, two-year budget they approved a year ago, sending the changes to negotiations with the House and governor. Here are some highlights of Democratic senators' proposed changes for the next year:
CHICAGO — So the Eagles fan plopped himself down on the bar stool in downtown Chicago like only an Eagles fan can, and proceeded to ask about this Carson Wentz fellow from North Dakota State. He was told one of the quarterback’s favorite hobbies is to hunt. “So he uses a gun and shoots things,” the Philadelphia fan says. “I like him already.”
FARGO — It's not too late to get tickets for Garth Brooks' return to the Fargodome, but options are getting limited. Ben Farrell, a representative of Brooks with Varnell Enterprises, said tickets for the country singer's Friday, May 6; Saturday, May 7; and Sunday, May 8, shows in Fargo have been sold out for a "good long time," almost immediately after the first full day of sales in late March.
FARGO -- At any hour of the night, Judge Steven Marquart could get a phone call from a police officer wanting him to sign a search warrant. Police agencies in...