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Two-a-days: North Dakota legislators sprint toward mid-session break
MCFEELY: Legendary coach needs all of his competitiveness after car crash
ND House: Nonlethal drone weapons stay legal for law enforcement
Man sentenced in crash that killed 83-year-old ND rancher
Soon, some will get through Twin Cities airport security with a fingerprint or iris scan
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Top-seeded Bulldogs hold off Bison in Region 7 Tournament
Bearcats knock off defending Region 7 champs Trinity in quarterfinals
Night Hawks outlast Heart River in Region 7 Tournament
Defense, scoring balance gets Killdeer past Wildfire
DSU track and field collects NSAA honors
Port: Feds a no-show again as N.D. police receive hazmat training before squaring off with protesters
Port: House votes to restrict civil asset forfeiture despite opposition from law enforcement
Port: Anger and insults in the ND House, casino suffers and wind industry targeted
Port: House votes to allow non-lethal weapons on drones after heated debate
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Father Sebastian Schmidt, OSB
Louis "Louie" Brezden
Marcus and Elva Bakke
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
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