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Valley City State mourns loss of teammate, friend who died in rafting incident

Valley City State mourns loss of teammate, friend who died in rafting incident

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – Search crews looking for a missing Valley City State University student found his body in the Sheyenne River on Tuesday morning, city Police Chief Fred Thompson said.

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Woman charged in horses’ deaths appears in court

WORTHINGTON, Minn. - A Worthington woman facing 11 felony counts of animal neglect resulting in death and nine misdemeanor charges of mistreatment of animals appeared Tuesday in Nobles County District Court.

Leaders look at ways to improve access to dental care in ND

FARGO – For years, nurse practitioners and physician assistants have helped medical doctors provide health care. A similar and controversial concept involving dental care will be discussed Thursday at a Fargo meeting of the North Dakota Interim Legislative Health Services Committee, set for 9 a.m. in the Fargo City Commission chambers.

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Study: Added traffic from Edgewood housing proposal

Study: Added traffic from Edgewood housing proposal

FARGO – A controversial 60-home development proposed on the old Cardinal Muench Seminary property would have a “negligible” effect on traffic in the north Fargo neighborhood, according to a study released Tuesday.

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Mandan man lights himself on fire, runs through car wash, steals car during drug trip

DICKINSON, N.D. - A Mandan man is recovering from severe self-inflicted burns after a drug trip went south Monday afternoon.

Former oil trucker leading Bakken tour

WILLISTON, N.D. – Eastern North Dakota residents who want to see firsthand what’s happening in the Bakken can now take a tour guided by a former oil truck driver.

ND panel takes input on measures to reduce natural gas flaring

BISMARCK – As a doctor who majored in chemistry, Lyle Best said he can’t help but wonder about the potential health effects of the plumes of flame and large clouds of black smoke that frequently belch from two oil well flares about 200 yards upwind of his house near Watford City.

Medical marijuana backers say physicians support idea

ST. PAUL – Supporters of legislation to legalize medical marijuana say that dozens of physicians in Minnesota support their cause. Minnesotans for Compassionate Care, one of the groups that support access to medical marijuana, unveiled the list of doctors and clergy during a news conference Tuesday at the state Capitol. No physicians attended the news conference, however.

Wadena girl dies in off-road vehicle rollover accident

Wadena girl dies in off-road vehicle rollover accident

WADENA, Minn. – A 16-year-old girl from Wadena has died after suffering a severe head injury in an off-road vehicle crash Monday evening, according to the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office.

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Former Minn. school official charged, accused of paying herself too much overtime, falsifying records

GREENBUSH, Minn. - A former business manager for the Greenbush Middle River School District had been paying herself and other staff too much overtime and falsifying records to cover it up, according to the Roseau County Sheriff’s Department.

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Tropical tastes: New smoothie shop set to open doors

Tropical tastes: New smoothie shop set to open doors

FARGO - A new smoothie shop called Tropical Smoothie Café will open Monday at 2424 13th Ave. S.

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Star Watch: Is Prepon dating Cruise?

Star Watch: Is Prepon dating Cruise?

Join Tracy Briggs daily for Star Watch, keeping you up-to-date with the latest in celebrity and entertainment news.

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World of Wine: Moscato not new, but increasing in popularity

World of Wine: Moscato not new, but increasing in popularity

I mentioned moscato wine in one of my previous columns and received a couple of responses almost immediately. For anything approaching a universally enjoyed wine, moscato either comes in first or very close to it.

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50/50: Let’s start a healthy lifestyle revolution

50/50: Let’s start a healthy lifestyle revolution

I sat patiently by the front door every afternoon this week, like a faithful dog awaiting the return of her mistress. But I wasn’t waiting for someone; I was waiting for something – my test results from Independent Family Doctors.

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Share your Paul McCartney or Beatles memories with us

Are you excited about Paul McCartney performing at the Fargodome in July? We want you to share your McCartney or The Beatles memories and stories with us.

Runners, do you have a story to share for the Fargo Marathon? Tell us about it

Runners, do you have a story to share for the Fargo Marathon? Tell us about it

FARGO - Thousands take part the Fargo Marathon each year and everyone who runs has a story to tell.

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Barneson hopes to make most of spring kicking opportunities

Barneson hopes to make most of spring kicking opportunities

FARGO – Certainly not lost in North Dakota State’s run to three straight FCS Division I national football championships was the performance of kicker Adam Keller. When it came to his leg, the Bison were in good hands.

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Ralph Engelstad Arena project gets underway

GRAND FORKS – As soon as the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team left for the NCAA Frozen Four in Philadelphia, Ralph Engelstad Arena started changing.

 

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