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Defense requests mistrial for second day in a row in Little Falls shooting case

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — Judge Douglas Anderson denied Byron Smith’s defense attorney’s request for a mistrial in the murder case for the second time Wednesday.

Regulators OKs power line crossing ND battlefield area

Project still needs federal approval
BISMARCK – State regulators granted a permit Wednesday for a high-voltage power line that will cross the area of an 1864 battle between American Indians and Army soldiers in western North Dakota.

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

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.

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Cigarettes to blame for three deck fires in two days

FARGO - The Fargo Fire Department has extinguished three deck fires in the last two days, and they all were started by cigarettes that were not properly thrown away.

Valuation of F-M building permits sets record at $93.6 million

Valuation of F-M building permits sets record at $93.6 million

FARGO – The total value of all building permits issued in the Fargo-Moorhead area in the first three months of the year set a first-quarter record at about $93.6 million, according to numbers released Wednesday by the Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead.

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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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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.

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.

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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Grand opening planned for new rifle range

WEST FARGO – A public grand opening of the Fred Scheel Memorial Rifle Range will take place Friday through Sunday at the Red River Regional Marksmanship Center at 640 16th St. NE.

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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Report: Upcoming 'Bachelorette' contestant dies in paragliding accident

Eric Hill, a 32-year-old contestant on the upcoming season of ABC's “The Bachelorette,” died in a paragliding accident over the weekend, People reported.

Star Watch: Is Prepon dating Cruise?

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

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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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