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Heitkamp advocates for public safety in Indian Country as Savanna's Act advances
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Seasonal depression, 'winter blues' and SAD
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WATCH: UND falls to No. 10 Kentucky 96-58
No. 10 Kentucky wears down UND for 96-58 win
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Cold-shooting UND women's basketball falls at Illinois State
Towns, Wiggins lead Timberwolves past Pelicans
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Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
Fate of famed L.A. mountain lions unclear after wildfire scorched their habitat
From deer to wild turkeys, Rynestad family has a western North Dakota hunting trip to remember
Wythe Rynestad's first buck (click to see the complete photo)
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ DOUG LEIER: Landscape largely will determine future deer numbers in North Dakota
Rob Port: Burgum’s proposal for governing North Dakota’s Universities isn’t likely to fix anything
Port: Heitkamps feel they’re entitled to power, and that’s exactly why they shouldn’t have it
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August 9, 2018
Immigration raids target businesses in Minnesota, Nebraska
APPLETON, Minn. — Multiple locations of Christensen Farms operations, accused of hiring illegal laborers, were among work sites in Minnesota...
August 9, 2018 - 11:06am
June 12, 2018
'This is a tragedy': Criminal complaint reveals horrific conditions that lead to death of 13-year-old disabled girl
APPLETON, Wis.—The death certificate of 13-year-old Brianna Gussert only begins to explain the tragedy surrounding her cruel and unusual death....
June 12, 2018 - 3:52pm
June 5, 2018
Body of fisherman found in west-central Minn. lake
BENSON, Minn. – The body of a missing fisherman, whose unoccupied boat was discovered over the weekend in a west-central Minnesota lake, has...
June 5, 2018 - 5:21pm
June 4, 2018
Minnesota's Marsh Lake project getting back on track
APPLETON, Minn.—One of western Minnesota's largest ecosystem restoration projects is making "slow but steady progress,'' in the words of...
June 4, 2018 - 10:37pm
February 26, 2018
Minn. invention Barn Boss cuts turkey trot
APPLETON, Minn. — If necessity is the mother of invention, then tom turkeys are fathers of Barn Boss, an invention designed to make working...
February 26, 2018 - 7:03am
January 17, 2018
Minn. gets price tag for buying or leasing western Minn. prison
APPLETON, Minn. — There are now price tags for the state of Minnesota to either purchase, upgrade and operate the Prairie Correctional...
January 17, 2018 - 8:53pm
October 2, 2017
Rural grocer reinvests in community's future
APPLETON, Minn. — In a span of 16 days last month, workers removed and replaced all of the shelving, restocked them all, and poured 102...
October 2, 2017 - 7:15pm
State to hire contractor to assess potential use of western Minnesota private prison
APPLETON - Legislation calling on the state to purchase or lease-to-own the Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton did not make it through...
June 2, 2017 - 9:50pm
April 20, 2017
MN private prison remains in discussion, but without money
ST. PAUL—A closed western Minnesota private prison would be allowed to take state prisoners under a proposal in front of legislative budget...
April 20, 2017 - 5:27pm
August 18, 2016
Lawmakers speculate price of Appleton prison could drop with federal phase-out of private facilities
APPLETON, Minn.—News Thursday that the federal government intends to phase out use of privately owned prisons has renewed questions about...
August 18, 2016 - 6:34pm
July 20, 2016
Prison advocates vow to open unused private prison in Minnesota
APPLETON — Legislation to reopen the Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton was met by angry protesters at its most important hearing, amendments...
July 20, 2016 - 6:00pm
March 22, 2016
Protesters disrupt hearing on private prison in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Protesters who object to expanding the prison system disrupted a Minnesota House meeting Tuesday morning, forcing the panel to recess...
March 22, 2016 - 12:42pm
February 26, 2016
Crowd gathers for meeting on reopening prison in Appleton
APPLETON — Gov. Mark Dayton holds the key to reopening the Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton, local legislators told a crowd of nearly...
February 26, 2016 - 5:00pm
February 24, 2016
Coalition opposes using empty 1,640-bed Minnesota prison
MINNEAPOLIS — A coalition of Minnesota-based community, faith, labor and civil rights organizations is opposing the public lease of the Prairie...
February 24, 2016 - 12:46pm
January 14, 2016
Film produced in Minnesota prompts talk on refugees
Masked aliens from outer space make an abandoned house in Appleton their destination. One of them drops in at the Paddle Bar in the downtown....
January 14, 2016 - 4:45pm