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Trucks crash on icy I-94 near Barnesville, one driver killed

BARNESVILLE, Minn. - A crash near here involving two semis left one driver dead this morning on an icy stretch of Interstate 94, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Getting in Gear: Novices seek advice from the pros

Getting in Gear: Novices seek advice from the pros

When you’re trying to master a new skill sometimes it’s best to talk to someone who’s been there-done that. That’s the case for our novice runners Erin Mayer and Josh Thomas in this week’s Getting in Gear.

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Dairy Queen worker at West Acres accused of dealing cocaine at mall

Dairy Queen worker at West Acres accused of dealing cocaine at mall

FARGO – A Dairy Queen employee at the West Acres mall here faces felony drug distribution charges after police allegedly found cocaine and drug-dealing paraphernalia in her purse following a report she had been dealing drugs there.

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Fargo, Grand Forks set record low temperatures

FARGO – Tuesday was a record cold day up and down the Red River Valley. In Fargo, a daily record low temperature was set in the early morning hours when the mercury dipped to 12 degrees, the lowest for the date since the 15 degree temperature recorded on April 15, 1935, said Jim Kaiser, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Grand Forks.

Sect leader charged with sexually abusing girls, remains at large

PINE CITY, Minn. - A minister who led a cult-like religious sect in northern Pine County sexually abused numerous girls and young women who lived apart from their families in a “Maidens Group,” according to charges filed in State District Court.

2 West Fargo High students hit by car in school parking lot

WEST FARGO – A high school student here was taken to the hospital Tuesday morning after being struck by another student’s car near a school parking lot.

NDSU Lost Boys rugby club 'blindsided' by two doses of bad news

FARGO – The Lost Boys were hoping to improve their hardscrabble field, but now the North Dakota State University rugby players may truly be sent wandering.

Kevin Cramer's campaign war chest tops $500,000

Kevin Cramer's campaign war chest tops $500,000

BISMARCK – U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer has more than $500,000 in his campaign coffers to try to fend off a challenge from Democratic state Sen. George B. Sinner in November, according to disclosure reports.

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Fed official says low interest rates are good for the economy

Fed official says low interest rates are good for the economy

FARGO – The head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis said Tuesday that calls to ease Fed policies aimed at keeping interest rates low are potentially damaging to the economic recovery.

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College students say changes needed in Minnesota's credit-transfer process

Changes to Minnesota's credit-transfer process in recent years haven't done enough to make switching colleges easy, say students who are frustrated with the process.

Minnesota school districts addressing racial disparities in suspensions

Aiming to change school discipline policies that disproportionately suspend students of color, school districts in Minnesota are trying alternatives to kicking kids out of school.

Pipeline leaks saltwater in Badlands south of Medora

MEDORA, N.D. – Continental Resources will submit a plan to clean up a pipeline leak that spilled about 560 barrels of saltwater in the Badlands about 10 miles south of here, the North Dakota Department of Health said.

ND workers' comp agency sues software firm, says it botched $17 million project

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s workers’ compensation agency is suing a software vendor, claiming the firm failed to deliver on a software project that cost about $17 million but produced few tangible results.

Neighbors: Penmanship of man who headed Dakota Business College continues to impress

Neighbors: Penmanship of man who headed Dakota Business College continues to impress

The penmanship of F. Leland Watkins continues to impress his students after all these years.

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Downsizing desks: Offices trend toward smaller workspaces

Downsizing desks: Offices trend toward smaller workspaces

Fargo -- As the way we work changes, so have our work spaces.

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Hotel growth reflects tourism boom

Hotel growth reflects tourism boom

FARGO – North Dakota added 2,472 new hotel rooms last year. That was through 28 new properties across 15 cities.

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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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Don't have a bank account? Tell us why

Don't have a bank account, and willing to share why and how it affects your life?

Ben and Jim rejoin forces for new radio morning show

Ben and Jim rejoin forces for new radio morning show

CASSELTON, N.D. – After five years apart, a local radio duo is back together. “The Ben and Jim Show” premiered April 3 on 103.9 FM The Truck, and will broadcast from 6 to 9 a.m. each weekday morning.

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World of Wine: Wine pairings for traditional Easter meals

World of Wine: Wine pairings for traditional Easter meals

Some wines literally make one’s mouth water, due largely to the acidity of the wine. A mouth that is flowing with saliva from sips of wine will be able to enjoy the food it takes in more enjoyable.

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VIDEO: Fired coach Hoffner to return to MSU-Mankato football

VIDEO: Fired coach Hoffner to return to MSU-Mankato football

MINNEAPOLIS – Todd Hoffner, the former Minnesota State-Mankato football coach who was fired over pornography allegations, will return to Mankato, he announced Tuesday.

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Today's high school athletic events postponed due to cold weather

Today's high school athletic events in the metro area have been postponed due to the cold weather.

Schnepf: Challenge for new coach is bringing past D-II success to D-I

Schnepf: Challenge for new coach is bringing past D-II success to D-I

Fargo - Let’s go back a decade when North Dakota State was beginning its move from Division II athletics to Division I. Who, back then, would have guessed that women’s basketball would have the toughest time making the move up?

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