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Federal judge sides with ND, strikes down Minnesota rules on out-of-state power plants

Federal judge sides with ND, strikes down Minnesota rules on out-of-state power plants

ST. PAUL – A federal judge has blocked restrictions set by the state of Minnesota that tried to limit businesses in North Dakota and other states from building coal-fired power plants and selling the electricity in Minnesota.

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Fargo company to keep historic Bison Sports Arena bleacher lumber local

Fargo company to keep historic Bison Sports Arena bleacher lumber local

FARGO – Old bleachers from the Bison Sports Arena will get a new life, and could soon be available for North Dakota State University fans to purchase as benches, coffee tables or custom-designed products.

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Members of St. Andrew Lutheran in West Fargo celebrate their beliefs with 'Cross Walk'

Members of St. Andrew Lutheran in West Fargo celebrate their beliefs with 'Cross Walk'

WEST FARGO – More than 50 members of St. Andrew Lutheran Church here participated in its 10th annual “Cross Walk” on Friday morning.

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Fargodome to hold press conference Monday to make announcement; says it's not McCartney concert

FARGO – The Fargodome will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Monday to make an announcement, though it remains to be seen what will be announced. When contacted Friday for more details, General Manager Rob Sobolik said he couldn’t discuss it until Monday.

Bail set at $500,000 for man accused of trying to kidnap his ex-girlfriend

MOORHEAD – A Clay County judge on Friday set bail at $500,000 for a Bismarck man accused of trying to kidnap his ex-girlfriend after breaking into her Comstock home armed with a Taser.

Oil train car fire in Moorhead turns out to be false alarm

MOORHEAD – A call from a concerned citizen about a possible oil train car fire here turned out to be a false alarm, according to Dilworth police official who responded to the scene.

Two Moorhead residents charged with prescription fraud

MOORHEAD – Two Moorhead residents are accused of faking prescriptions for painkillers at four drugstores here and in Dilworth.

As construction season gets underway, drivers may want to avoid stretch of 25th Street South in Fargo

FARGO - Starting later this spring and lasting through the fall, drivers may want to avoid 25th Street South in Fargo as construction crews add a lane in each direction over a six-block stretch around Interstate 94.

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Fargo business complex evacuated after crawl space fire

FARGO – Fargo firefighters responded to a fire in a crawl space at a business complex on the south side here Thursday afternoon.

Easter and Good Friday closings

UNIVERSITIES/COLLEGES No classes: NDSU, MSUM, Concordia, MSCTC, NDSCS and University of Mary, no classes Friday In session: Rasmussen College

Fla. man accused of killing crying son so he could keep playing video games

ORLANDO, Fla. - A Florida man annoyed that his 16-month-old crying son was preventing him from playing video games suffocated the toddler and left him to die in a playpen, police said on Friday.

Sisters bond over shared love of horseback riding

Sisters bond over shared love of horseback riding

FARGO - Horseback riding was an important part of growing up for the Speikermeier sisters. Paul and Ardys Spiekermeier’s daughters Ann Geiszler, Mary Bartholomay, Polly Lindemann and Beth Lange spent hours exploring with their horses, riding in parades and sneaking out of the house for midnight rides.

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Moorhead man charged in attempted murder won't have to pay child support

Moorhead man charged in attempted murder won't have to pay child support

MOORHEAD – A man accused of trying to beat his girlfriend to death with a baseball bat won’t have to pay child support to two women he fathered children with, since he isn’t employable right now, a Clay County judge ruled Thursday.

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Host pleads guilty in party that led to teen's death

Host pleads guilty in party that led to teen's death

MADISON, Minn. — Guilty pleas have now been entered by five of the eight defendants charged with violations related to the party attended by a teen who died after fleeing from the party.

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Fargo may not need to bring Black Building owners to court

Fargo may not need to bring Black Building owners to court

FARGO – A city prosecutor says going to court with owners of the historic downtown Black Building can be avoided, now that an owner is cooperating to take care of alleged boiler problems in the 84-year-old building.

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Neighbors: Memories of 1986 Oak Grove basketball team

Neighbors: Memories of 1986 Oak Grove basketball team

Here’s a tie-in with a past Neighbors story and a Fargo high school that had a team playing for a state basketball championship this year.

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Growth spurt: Integrity adding to expanding workforce

Growth spurt: Integrity adding to expanding workforce

West Fargo -- As the housing market rebounds, doors are opening at a local fiberglass window and door manufacturer.

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Making a Mark: New manager sees potential at Moorhead Center Mall

Making a Mark: New manager sees potential at Moorhead Center Mall

Name: Melissa Rademacher Position: General manager of the Moorhead Center Mall

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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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The Current: What you need to know about CSAs

The Current: What you need to know about CSAs

Join The Forum's Emily Welker and her rotating roundtable of guests as they talk about the topics making headlines in the world of news, entertainment and more.

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Style Profile: Practical, relaxed style for mom and son

Style Profile: Practical, relaxed style for mom and son

Moorhead - One of Colin Ahrens’ first words was “shoe.”

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New challenge ahead for Bison women's basketball coach

New challenge ahead for Bison women's basketball coach

FARGO – Since first taking up the sport in third grade, basketball has taken Maren Walseth virtually around the world. Success has followed her every step of the way, from high school to college to the WNBA.

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Anderson makes cut but slips at bit at LPGA Lotte Championship

Amy Anderson of Oxbow, N.D., shot a second-round, even-par 72 and is in a tie for 16th place at 2 under.

 

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