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If life is a highway, then Stew Magnuson knows how to live. And so do the countless souls he encountered while writing his latest book, “The Last American Highway: A Journey Through Time Down U.S. Route 83: The Dakotas.”
A Singapore-based investment company has set its sights on Dickinson for its next project, a high-end, 280-acre residential and retail development slated for construction in 2015.
A debate has been sparked over the legality of selling tribally stamped cigarettes on the Leech Lake reservation. The Minnesota Department of Revenue seized a shipment of 2,810 packs of "unstamped" cigarettes April 18 because they were not stamped by the state.
The trial of Tom Sander, the former Trinity High School principal charged with setting the school building on fire, has been pushed back.
The good news for Duluth residents is the sun should spur some more melting today. The bad news is that there’s a 50 percent chance of a little more snow early Monday morning.
A new research center for studying birds, bats and small mammals will open this fall at Fargo’s Red River Zoo.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced that it will spend $3 million in grants to fight violence against women in western North Dakota and on the Fort Berthold and Fort Peck reservations.
The FBI is investigating the death of an 8-month-old child at the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation, a spokesman with the bureau’s Minneapolis office confirmed Friday afternoon.
A goal to reduce carbon dioxide pollution in Minneapolis was set Friday by the City Council.
Minnesota representatives Friday approved a bill to require more public official financial disclosures.