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ST. JOSEPH, Minn. - A funeral service for Jacob Wetterling, the boy abducted and killed in 1989, is set for 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25. The St. Joseph boy's disappearance...
June 25, 2014: Energy Transfer Partners announces it has enough commitments from shippers to move forward with an oil pipeline from the Bakken to Patoka, Ill. The announcement came on the heels of Gov. Jack Dalrymple's Pipeline Summit at a time when nearly two-thirds of Bakken crude was being transported by rail. Dec. 22, 2014: Dakota Access LLC submits an application to the North Dakota Public Service Commission for a pipeline route permit.
WDAZ-TV in Grand Forks has identified the person who is the focus of a suspicious death investigation on the Spirit Lake Reservation. The broadcaster cited online posts and family saying the woman is Carla Yellowbird, who was found dead on the reservation. The FBI has not provided details of its investigation into the death.
ST. JOSEPH, Minn.—The College of St. Benedict in Jacob Wetterling's hometown of St. Joseph will host a memorial service Sunday for the boy who was abducted 27 years ago and whose body was recovered Sept. 2. The Wetterling Family Memorial Service for Jacob will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday. Oct. 22 was proclaimed "Jacob Wetterling Day" in Minnesota by Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday. That day will mark the 27th anniversary of Jacob's abduction.
WASHINGTON - Federal agencies have scheduled a listening session and tribal consultations in six regions of the country in response to concerns raised by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's challenge of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The U.S. Departments of the Army, Interior and Justice on Friday invited representatives from all 567 federally recognized tribes to participate in formal, government-to-government consultation on how federal review of infrastructure projects can better allow for timely and meaningful tribal input.
MITCHELL, S.D. -- Law officers are searching for four people who allegedly kidnapped a man, robbed him and left him naked southeast of Mitchell early Thursday morning. The four suspects...
DULUTH, Minn. - The Hollywood gossip machine set its sights on the Northland on Thursday, amid reports that Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and their kids stopped at the International Falls...
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- A young Jamestown woman is being held in the Stutsman County Correctional Center on charges of gross sexual imposition, a Class A felony, and child neglect or...
WILLMAR—A concerned tipster helped CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task Force agents apprehend a Willmar, Minn., woman suspected of possessing to sell nearly 90 grams of meth. Last week, the citizen...
DULUTH, Minn.—The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday announced it has ended the active search for three boaters missing since Saturday on Lake Superior offshore from Michigan's Upper Peninsula.