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Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Carol Ann Zimmermann
Keith Duane Bittenbinder
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
January 13, 2014
Lawsuit delays bond sale for new NFL stadium in Minneapolis
Officials in Minnesota said on Sunday a lawsuit filed in state supreme court challenging the funding of a new stadium for the National Football League's Vikings will postpone a bond sale, according to local media. The state planned to begin selling $468 million of bonds on...
January 13, 2014 - 5:15pm
January 11, 2014
Bill would boost efforts to fight child sex trafficking
FARGO — Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Heidi Heitkamp are gearing up to tackle child sex trafficking — a horrifying and growing concern for Fargo-Moorhead leaders. Local law enforcement officials say they know minors are brought into Fargo-Moorhead from other countries, and sometimes...
January 11, 2014 - 8:46pm
January 10, 2014
K’NEX to the max: Minnesotan creates world’s largest structure from kid’s toy
By Richard Chin / St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL, Minn. — We last talked to Austin Granger in 2012 when the University of Minnesota undergraduate...
January 10, 2014 - 11:30pm
January 9, 2014
Minnesota man stateside after 9 months in UAE prison
MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota man who spent nine months in a United Arab Emirates prison for making a spoof video landed on U.S. soil Thursday...
January 9, 2014 - 10:26pm
January 8, 2014
Jack Morris misses Hall of Fame in final ballot appearance
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- For the 15th and final time, Jack Morris has fallen short of baseball immortality. Morris, the St. Paul native and 1991 Twins...
January 8, 2014 - 9:47pm
January 7, 2014
Surgeons remove parts of feet from student who spent night in cold
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The 19-year-old University of Minnesota Duluth student found outside in subzero temperatures had surgery Monday to remove parts of her feet. Alyssa Lommel’s mother, Teri, wrote on her daughter’s CaringBridge site Monday night that the surgery at Regions...
January 7, 2014 - 3:32pm
January 6, 2014
Kluwe hires his own lawyer
MINNEAPOLIS -- Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has hired an attorney to represent him as the team investigates his allegations of a coach verbally attacking gays. Kluwe, away from the Vikings for a year and unable to find another football team that will take him, said...
January 6, 2014 - 5:38pm
Midwest shivers: Dakotas, Minnesota hit hard by frigid temperatures
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday decided to leave the decision about closing schools on Tuesday to local officials as the Upper Midwest fought bitterly cold weather today, with Tuesday warming in some places but still remaining frigid. Dayton took the rare step Friday of announcing...
January 6, 2014 - 12:50pm
Business of gift cards booming around holidays
By Tom Webb / St. Paul Pioneer Press INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. -- Except for Santa’s workshop, more 2013 holiday gifts may have been manufactured in Inver Grove Heights than anywhere else. That’s because the St. Paul, Minn., suburb is a powerhouse in gift cards, the plastic...
January 6, 2014 - 10:56am
January 3, 2014
Bitter cold can be a danger
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Wind chills that could dip to 60 below zero in coming days mean dangerous conditions for the Upper Midwest. They have prompted...
January 3, 2014 - 10:24pm
December 31, 2013
Weather and crop prices were 2013’s top stories in regional ag
GRAND FORKS — Weather, crop prices and events in Washington, D.C., dominated Upper Midwest agriculture in 2013. Many of the year’s strongest...
December 31, 2013 - 5:32pm
Minnesota student found in cold to be told about upcoming surgeries
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The latest message from the family of frostbite victim Alyssa Jo Lommel says plans are being made to talk to her about upcoming surgeries that could include amputations. According to Regions Hospital in St. Paul on Monday, the University of Minnesota Duluth student...
December 31, 2013 - 5:21pm
December 30, 2013
Hearing dates set for Sandpiper Pipeline project
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission on Monday formally approved the public hearing dates and locations for Enbridge’s proposed Sandpiper Pipeline that would carry oil from western North Dakota to Wisconsin. The hearings will take place Feb. 19 at the University...
December 30, 2013 - 8:47pm
December 25, 2013
Rodeo reality: North Dakota, Minnesota ‘rodeo girls’ weigh in on TV show
BISMARCK — When she was 15 or 16, Shanda Morgan brought a horse she trained herself to a barrel-racing clinic. “He was nothing special; he wasn’t even registered,” recalls the 35-year-old Bismarck woman. The woman teaching the clinic, who was from Texas, noticed. She told...
December 25, 2013 - 5:38pm
December 20, 2013
Forum addresses concerns about Sandpiper pipeline
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — Environmental concerns were among the issues addressed this week at a forum about the proposed Enbridge Sandpiper oil pipeline. About 40 people gathered Wednesday at Northwoods Bank in Park Rapids to hear information about the project. Park Rapids resident...
December 20, 2013 - 7:00pm