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ST. PAUL -- A bill to allow first responders to use tools to rapidly treat opiate overdoses Tuesday unanimously passed the Senate. Known as Steve's Law, named after a man...
Alyssa Lommel, the University of Minnesota Duluth student who suffered frostbite after spending several hours outside in subzero temperatures, was on the search for an electric hand last week.
Police are investigating two minor league hockey players from Nebraska for allegedly circulating a video that shows one of the players having sex with a 15-year-old Moorhead girl when the team was in town to play the Fargo Force in February.
There are generally more resources available now than there once were for law enforcement officers struggling with mental health issues, including the sort of peer assistance crisis teams that Krogh helped to start in Cass County. But when it comes to suicide, it’s not entirely clear how much greater the risk is for law enforcement officers – an issue that has taken on relevance in the region after two officers killed themselves in a little more than a year.
Rail was a backup transportation option for when Bakken production spiked and pipelines reached their max. But now, shippers have seen that perhaps the grass is greener, and the pipeline industry needs to work to level the playing field -- 72 percent of North Dakota oil was transported by rail in January, while pipelines transported that much as recently as 2007.
There are more than 300 species of native bees in Minnesota alone, including 18 kinds of bumblebees, and little data on how their populations are doing, said Heather Holm, a Minnetonka-based expert on Minnesota native plants and pollinating insects.
FARGO – Kristen Burbank worked in the financial industry for nine years. The 32-year-old lived in Minneapolis with a corporate job that paid well. But she gave it up to...
Republicans from across the state began rolling into the “Magic City” on Friday for the North Dakota GOP State Convention. As of 6 p.m., 980 delegates and 25 alternates were signed up for the convention, with most expected to register this morning at the State Fair Center, said Mary Muhlbradt, registration chairwoman.
The four children allegedly abused by their grandmother in Grand Forks were on a list of potentially at-risk reservation children, according to a former Spirit Lake tribal judge.
I-29 northbound lanes from Thompson to 32nd ave in grand forks have been shut down. This is a result of a 3 vehicle accident involving a state highway patrol car.