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BARNUM, Minn. — Just before dawn Tuesday, Mike Neault climbed into his pickup and headed for the Blackhoof River Wildlife Management Area in Carlton County. Neault, 59, already had a 50-pound bag of specially formulated deer feed in the pickup’s bed.
The Minnesota rock star who grew up on a North Dakota farm will enter the ring for a vocal battle royale Monday on “The Voice.”
FARGO – Police on Saturday released the name of the 26-year-old man who was found dead Friday on train tracks near an underpass in Fargo. Benjamin Gaffrey Knier of Fargo was found on the eastbound track about 4:20 p.m. Fargo police Lt. Joel Vettel said Friday that police were still investigating the time of death.
RED LAKE, Minn. -- Although Donald "Dudie" May died March 8 in an apparent shooting at a rural Red Lake residence, Friday's funeral emphasized not that tragedy, but the deceased man's character and service to the Red Lake Nation.
The North Dakota Supreme Court has upheld the suspension of East Central District Judge Wickham Corwin who faced allegations that he sexually harassed a court reporter. The court issued a unanimous opinion today, concluding that there’s convincing evidence that Corwin violated the state’s code of judicial conduct. Corwin’s term as a judge in Cass County ends in December, and he’s announced that he will not seek re-election. In light of this, the justices ordered that Corwin be suspended for a month without pay starting Dec.
FARGO – Now that North Dakota has its first case of the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv), pork producers, exhibitors and pig transporters are making some changes. The state Board of Animal Health, part of the North Dakota Department of Agriculture, decided last week that pigs being transported anywhere in the state must have a health certificate stating they did not come from a site affected by PEDv and they have not shown any signs of the virus for the last 60 days, said David Newman, North Dakota State University Extension Service swine specialist. That certificate will only be g
The New Orleans Saints agreed to terms on a one-year contract with inside linebacker Ramon Humber on Friday. Humber tied a career-high with 24 tackles (17 solo), split a sack and broke up one pass in playing all 16-regular-season games. On special teams, he had nine tackles and recovered onside kicks in two straight games.
WILLISTON, N.D. - A 23-year-old man died Thursday after his car collided with a tractor-trailer north of Williston, police said Friday. The crash occurred about 9 p.m. Thursday on U.S. Highways 2 and 85 north of Williston, said Lt. Kenneth Owens of the Williston Police Department. A Toyota Corolla driven by the 23-year-old was heading north while a semi-truck driven by James Pegelow, 61, of North Branch, Minn., was heading south and making a left turn, Owens said.
BEMIDJI — Mike Tangen is just a guy from Grand Forks, who has made it “big time” in Bemidji, sort of like “Cheers,” a place where everybody knows his name. And it’s not only because he is a retired Northern School teacher of the famed “Mike and Maggie” duo who paved the way for entertaining and teaching children at the same time. Or it could be from playing folksy music and acoustical string along with Judy Lunseth and Ron Arsenault at the old Union Station.
FARGO – Results from the state medical examiner’s office indicate a homeless man found dead Jan. 9 in Fargo died of hypothermia, said Fargo police Lt. Joel Vettel. Randy Lee LaFontaine, 48, was found lifeless under a truck about four blocks from the Gladys Ray Shelter. LaFontaine, who had no permanent address, was a frequent client at Gladys Ray, which is the metro area’s only facility that takes in homeless people who have been consuming alcohol.