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Wednesday Morning Forecast Discussion
Cattle truck crashes on Interstate 94 east of Moorhead
Man killed in collision near Park Rapids, Minn.
Peterson asks Army Corps to revisit diversion plan with northern impact
Death penalty politics enter the governor's race
crime and courts
BOYS SOCCER: Central edges Red River 2-1
Baseball-Royals rally in 12th to beat A's in Wild Card game
PREP VOLLEYBALL: Tuesday's results
PREP CLIPBOARD: Girls soccer, girls tennis, volleyball
PREP SOCCER: Tuesday's results
COOKING WITH JESSICA KARLEY: Enjoy the comforts of fall
THE EATBEAT: ‘l Bistro offers adventures in eating
UND alum unveils new graffiti for Integrated Studies Program
Projected child-raising expenses top $245,000, USDA reports
HEALTH MATTERS: Is ultrasound testing necessary to prevent a stroke?
life & style
Elden R. Syrup
Blanche Louise (Johnston) Lealos
Helene E. "Candy" Morstad
Florence Bergetta (Gylten) Paulsen
Hunter mauled by bear, recovering in Twin Cities hospital
Shot in the wilds of Minnesota … an alligator
Chuck Deery white bass
WEEKLY DNR ENFORCEMENT REPORT: Waterfowl opener, Possible sick bull moose etc.
Jana Dodds lake trout
OUR OPINION: Grand Forks water plant deserves more help from state
LETTER: Today, Measure 1; tomorrow, erase reproductive rights
David Ybarra II: Sandpiper pipeline’s benefits far outweigh risks
LETTER: Money spent on conservation is money well spent
LETTER: Kiel helps protect rural way of life
90th Wedding Anniversary
U.S. imposes record fine on BNP in sanctions warning to banks
French bank BNP Paribas has pleaded guilty to two criminal charges and agreed to pay almost $9 billion to resolve accusations it violated U.S....
news / business
July 1, 2014 - 2:34pm
March 22, 2014
Trend of fewer small banks continues across the country
A mix of increased competition and regulations are contributing to a decades-long trend of fewer small banks across the country. That trend was exemplified by Choice Financial Group’s recent acquisition of Great Plains National Bank, based in Belfield, N.D. That was followed...
news / business
March 22, 2014 - 8:30am
Mobile banking shifts into overdrive
FARGO -- Online banking was a big hit with customers from the start. They loved being able to sit at their home computer and pay bills with a keystroke, or check account balances with ease. Today, electronic screens are smaller, but online banking, and its latest incarnation - mobile...
June 22, 2013 - 6:30am
May 17, 2013
BIZ BUZZ: Banks merge
Banks merge Western State Bank of Devils Lake announced this week that it had purchased Central Arizona Bank in Scottsdale, Ariz., a bank with...
business / / local / news
May 17, 2013 - 9:00pm
July 6, 2012
Suspects identified in Grand Forks bank robbery
Police arrested a married couple from Missouri they believe pulled off an armed robbery of Bank Forward on the UND campus Friday morning. Johnny...
local / news
July 6, 2012 - 7:39pm
May 29, 2012
State Bank & Trust changing name to Bell State Bank
FARGO - State Bank & Trust, based here, is changing its name to Bell State Bank, a step that will be formally completed by late September. The bank will keep the tree logo that has long been identified with State Bank & Trust, said Michael Solberg, president of the bank. Solberg...
business / / news
May 29, 2012 - 12:00pm
May 21, 2012
Fargo bank employee accused of fleecing customer's accounts for $4,200
FARGO - A former assistant manager for Bank of the West here is charged with theft for allegedly making $4,200 in unauthorized cash withdrawals from a customer's two accounts. Becky Ann Sorum, 26, of Fargo, faces up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine if convicted of the Class...
May 21, 2012 - 3:01pm
May 1, 2012
Defendants agree to plea deal in ND fraud case
FARGO -- A former North Dakota bank vice president and her husband have signed plea agreements in a scheme to bilk hundreds of thousands of dollars from trust accounts, her lawyer said. Court documents accuse Elizabeth Kolling of defrauding Bank of the West customers out of nearly...
May 1, 2012 - 8:36am
March 30, 2012
Winger, Minn., bank receives SBA award
Ultima Bank Minnesota in Winger, Minn., has been named the community/rural lender of the year by the U.S. Small Business Administration's Minnesota district office. The award is presented to a lender that has shown a commitment to supporting the growth and expansion of small businesses...
March 30, 2012 - 7:59pm
January 31, 2012
Former East Grand Forks man accused in Brewster, Minn., bank robbery pleads not guilty
Alleged bank robber Mark Edward Wetsch, 49, Minneapolis, formerly of East Grand Forks, made a second court appearance Monday in Nobles County District Court and pleaded not guilty to counts of first-degree aggravated robbery, terroristic threats and theft. Wetsch appeared with public...
local / news
January 31, 2012 - 9:39am
Ex-Viking Stu Voigt faces $125,000 fine from FDIC for role in loans
ST. PAUL Banking regulators want to bar former Minnesota Vikings star Stu Voigt from the industry for his role in a series of loans made by a Bloomington bank. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
business / / news / sports
January 31, 2012 - 7:57am
January 14, 2012
Somalis protest wire cutoff by pulling money
Frustrated by Minnesota banks' refusal to deal with Somali wire transfer businesses that send money to Africa, some members of the Twin Cities Somali community are taking action. Scores of Somali-American customers went to a Minneapolis Wells Fargo bank branch Friday afternoon to...
January 14, 2012 - 3:01pm
January 4, 2012
South Dakota man tabbed as robber of banks in Fargo, Twin Cities
A man wanted in bank robberies the past few days in Fargo and Bloomington, Minn., robbed another bank Wednesday morning in the St. Paul suburb...
January 4, 2012 - 10:10pm
November 19, 2011
Plastic or paper? Canada to go paperless -- with money
In Canada, you'll soon have two choices when paying for things: plastic or plastic. The country is planning on phasing out paper money and replacing...
November 19, 2011 - 7:26am
November 11, 2011
Alerus Financial expands to Michigan
Alerus Financial is expanding again, buying a pension management firm in Michigan, the Grand Forks-based company said this week. Spokeswoman...
business / / local / news
November 11, 2011 - 9:19pm