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World War II unit with members from Hastings to receive Congressional Gold Medal
Lawmakers pushing for study on flood diversion impact, search for alternatives
Passers-by, Patrolman, nurse help save life in crash north of Cloquet, Minn.
Measles case reported in Sioux Falls
North Dakota Legislators push for nondiscrimination rights for LGBTQ community
crime and courts
SNOCROSS: Hibbert wins another gold medal at X Games
UND FOOTBALL: Fargo Davies standout players Aidan and Tristan Hartness commit to UND
Patriots healthy heading into Super Bowl
Morris expected to leave Redskins, join Falcons
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Bob Dylan gives first interview in three years to AARP magazine
APP SNAP: Sushi Cat game provides cute, mindless fun for a mental break
BOOK NOTES: 'Three Stooges FAQ' ... 'Can I See Your I.D.?' ... 'Foxcatcher'
REVIEW: Avocado slicer is the pits
WADE RUPARD: Enjoying the ride of life
life & style
Mildred F. Kroll
Lorraine T. Quale
Howard J Musgrave Lt Col.USAF
Richard B. Camrud, Jr.
DOUG LEIER: Game and Fish sets tentative season openers
NICE FISH: Walleye, Yellow Perch
Those who compete in the Arrowhead 135 understand adversity
OUTDOOR NOTEBOOK: Fabian seeks aid for wolf, elk losses
Worth a Look: Bald eagle webcam back online
GEORGE WILL: Vermont's Sanders has mountains to climb
Lindsey Burke: Proposals ignore dismal graduation rates, other pitfalls
LeRoy Stumpf: Tuition grants can build Minnesota's workforce
OUR OPINION: Tuition plans need 'political rocket fuel': Bipartisanship
LETTER: Current team name draws question: 'North Dakota what?'
60th Wedding Anniversary
Benjamin Thomas Siems
January 22, 2014
Missing man found dead near Walker, Minn.
WALKER, Minn. -- A 22-year-old missing man has been found dead outside Walker in northern Minnesota. According to the Cass County Sheriff's...
January 22, 2014 - 11:32am
January 21, 2014
Man connected to Washington homicide often shot at gun range despite felonies
The North Dakota oil speculator implicated in a murder-for-hire plot to kill a Washington state man kept guns and frequented a nearby shooting range despite multiple felony convictions, prosecutors allege. James Henrikson, 34, of Watford City, N.D., was arrested Saturday by federal...
January 21, 2014 - 10:10pm
Deadly U.S. plant accidents under investigation in two states
(Reuters) - A day after four workers died in two plant accidents in Nebraska and Oklahoma, authorities sought to determine what triggered the incidents, officials said Tuesday. Two people died and 10 were injured Monday morning in Omaha, Nebraska, when the second floor of an animal...
January 21, 2014 - 7:26pm
January 20, 2014
Study shows gun access tied to greater suicide, murder risk
NEW YORK - People may have heightened risks of dying from suicide and murder if they own or have access to a gun, according to a new analysis of previous research. Researchers found people who lived in homes with firearms were between two and three times more likely to die from either...
health / news
January 20, 2014 - 4:56pm
Fourth body pulled from Mississippi River in Winona, Minn.
WINONA, Minn. -- Searchers on the Mississippi River have recovered the fourth body from an early January accident. The body of Andrew Kingsbury, 29 of La Crosse, Wis., was taken from the Mississippi Sunday about 700 feet downstream from where the vehicle containing the four went...
January 20, 2014 - 10:05am
South Dakota family rallies to keep lost father's memory alive through race
MITCHELL, S.D. -- The plaque is dated Oct. 16, 2013, with a photo of a man in military fatigues that reads, "Our family leader. Without him none of this would be possible. Love you, Dad." It's a family's tribute to Harlan Niewenhuis, who died in an accident at the Army National...
accent / family
January 20, 2014 - 8:00am
January 19, 2014
Bomb near Pakistani army HQ in Rawalpindi kills 4 - Police
ISLAMABAD, Jan 20 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed four people in a crowded market on Monday near the Pakistani army headquarters in the city of Rawalpindi, not far from the capital Islamabad, police said. The market, 10 minutes' walk from the army headquarters, is in one of the...
January 19, 2014 - 10:46pm
Suncor employee killed at Oil Sands site in Canada
Jan 19 (Reuters) - Canada's Suncor Energy Inc said on Sunday that an employee had died at its Oil Sands site in northern Alberta. The Calgary-based energy company said its emergency service personnel were called earlier in the day in after a employee went missing. A search followed...
January 19, 2014 - 8:45pm
January 18, 2014
First responders face navigation, radio problems in the Bakken
KILLDEER, N.D. -- On New Year's Eve afternoon, a man was struck by a piece of pipe at an oil drilling rig site in the Bakken. He was bleeding from the head and unconscious. Williams County dispatchers tried to get help there as soon as possible. "Please respond to a rig accident...
January 18, 2014 - 8:50pm
Exorcism claimed in murders of 2 Maryland toddlers
Jan 18 (Reuters) - A Maryland mother and another woman charged with murdering two of the mother's small children believed they were performing an exorcism at the time of the killing, police said on Saturday. The two children, Norell Harris, 1, and Zyana Harris, 2, suffered multiple...
January 18, 2014 - 8:31pm
Iran diplomat dead after resisting kidnap attempt in Yemen
SANAA (Reuters) - An Iranian diplomat was killed in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Saturday when he resisted gunmen who were trying to kidnap him near the ambassador's residence, the Iranian Foreign Ministry and Yemeni security sources said. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh...
news / politics
January 18, 2014 - 7:45pm
January 17, 2014
Up to 15, mostly foreigners, killed in Kabul suicide attack
KABUL (Reuters) - Up to 15 people, mostly foreigners, were killed on Friday when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a popular Lebanese restaurant in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul, police said. Islamist Taliban insurgents claimed responsibility for the attack in the upscale...
January 17, 2014 - 7:39pm
January 16, 2014
Minnesota driving deaths down in 2013
ST. PAUL -- Fewer drivers died in Minnesota accidents last year than in 2012. The Public Safety Department on Thursday reported the preliminary 2013 road death toll at 375, down from 395 a year earlier and a peak in the past decade of 567 in 2004. "Despite last year's dip in traffic...
January 16, 2014 - 9:30pm
Rollover on icy Bemidji highway kills Arkansas woman
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- An Arkansas woman was killed in a rollover crash Thursday afternoon on U.S. Highway 2 in Bemidji. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2002 Chevrolet SK1 driven by Olen Defoure, 36, of Bald Knob, Ark., was traveling east on Highway 2 at about 1:45 p.m. Thursday...
January 16, 2014 - 8:51pm
Woman dies after escaping house fire in northeastern Minnesota
MEADOWLANDS, Minn. -- A 72-year-old woman died after escaping a house fire in Meadowlands early Thursday. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office said John Stossel, 75, reported just after midnight that his home was filled with smoke and he and his wife, Karen Gosch, could not get...
January 16, 2014 - 8:29pm