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Minding our Elders: Help elderly parents plan for future without taking over
'We felt very isolated': Mother’s mission to help son leads to creation of nonprofit
Helpful hint: Fitted sheet serves as streamlined box spring cover
Positively Beautiful: Back to school for your brain
Her Voice: Young archer among top in nation
Miley Cyrus' MTV awards date turns himself in on probation violation
Homegrown Hollywood: Moving beyond the wedding to thinking about marriage
Comedian Joan Rivers' condition remains serious, says daughter
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Coupon Queen: Cashier tales from the checkout
Inside Business: Kelly Inn now Biltmore Hotel & Suites
Quiet spaces: As offices have become more collaborative, private work spaces are being incorporated
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A new watering hole: Ex-Bison players to open NDSU-themed sports restaurant
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August 25, 2014
West Fargo teacher Aaron Knodel suspended without pay
WEST FARGO – The School Board here voted Monday to suspend an English teacher who faces felony charges for an alleged relationship with a student. Board member Allan Skramstad asked that Aaron Knodel’s suspension without pay be taken off the consent agenda and a roll call vote...
news / education
August 25, 2014 - 8:08pm
August 24, 2014
'Always, we're sad': Moorhead family loses uncle to Iraq violence
MOORHEAD - Butras Kia Ako spent his life in Tel Skuf, a Christian town in northern Iraq where villagers converse in Aramaic, the same language Jesus spoke. Ako worked for an oil company and lived in a small house. He loved one woman, but her mother would not allow the marriage. His...
August 24, 2014 - 11:18pm
August 20, 2014
Oakes man arrested in single-car DUI crash
OAKES, N.D. – An Oakes man has been arrested after his car drifted across the highway and hit a tree, allegedly while he was driving drunk. North Dakota Highway Patrol Sgt. Bryan Niewind said Donnel Hankel, 68, was driving a 1989 Ford pickup southbound along Highway 1 just...
news / accidents
August 20, 2014 - 8:01pm
Interstate driver drives wrong way from West Fargo, crashes in Casselton
CASSELTON, N.D. – A driver who made it all the way to a construction zone on the interstate near here after getting on it the wrong way in West Fargo was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. North Dakota Highway Patrol Sgt. Luke Hendrickson said the driver,...
news / accidents
August 20, 2014 - 8:50am
August 16, 2014
Governor declares state of emergency in Ferguson as protests continue
Protesters take to streets again ahead of curfew in Ferguson By Ellen Wulfhorst Reuters FERGUSON, Mo. – Hundreds of demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, angry at the shooting death of a black teenager by police took to the streets in the rain on Saturday night, hours...
August 16, 2014 - 11:22pm
North Dakota Teacher of Year under criminal investigation
WEST FARGO – The 2014 North Dakota Teacher of the Year has been on paid administrative leave for a half-year while he’s being investigated for a possible crime. Aaron Knodel, a decorated West Fargo High School English teacher and coach, has been under criminal investigation since...
August 16, 2014 - 11:12pm
August 15, 2014
Minnesota truck driver charged with felony in injury accident
WILLMAR, Minn. - A truck driver faces a felony charge for allegedly rear-ending a vehicle and severely injuring a passenger in May. Michael Smith, 37, of Melrose, was released on his own recognizance July 29 after being arraigned on a felony charge of criminal vehicular homicide...
news / accidents
August 15, 2014 - 8:24pm
August 14, 2014
Duluth head shop owner gets 17½ years for synthetic drug sales
MINNEAPOLIS — Jim Carlson, owner of downtown Duluth’s Last Place on Earth head shop, was sentenced to 17½ years in federal prison Thursday in a ruling that left government officials jubilant and Carlson’s supporters fuming. While the likes of U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar were...
August 14, 2014 - 11:10pm
Driver leaves scene of rollover crash in Norman County
NORMAN COUNTY, Minn. – A driver left the scene of a rollover crash on foot early Thursday in Norman County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The driver was in a 2003 Ford F250 pickup truck headed east on Highway 113 near 450th Street, west of the White Earth Indian Reservation....
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August 14, 2014 - 6:18pm
Police: Arizona high school math teacher arrives drunk to class and keeps drinking
PHOENIX - A drunk Arizona math teacher arrived at her high school by taxi and hit the bottle again once she was in the classroom, where she yelled at her students before one of the pupils alerted administrators, authorities said on Thursday. Kathleen Jardine, 57, a teacher...
August 14, 2014 - 4:20pm
August 13, 2014
Missouri police call for daylight rallies after violence flares
FERGUSON, Mo. - Police in Ferguson, Missouri on Wednesday urged demonstrators to rally only during daylight hours after three nights of sometimes violent protests sparked by the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a yet unnamed police officer. Another march and rally were...
August 13, 2014 - 2:45pm
Justin Bieber makes a deal to settle Florida driving charges
MIAMI - Pop star Justin Bieber pleaded guilty to lesser charges on Wednesday to resolve a criminal case brought by Miami Beach police who initially said he was caught drag racing in a Lamborghini under the influence of alcohol and drugs. The agreement with prosecutors requires...
August 13, 2014 - 2:37pm
Oklahoma man charged with threatening to kill U.S. Senator Reid
OKLAHOMA CITY - An Oklahoma man has been charged with threatening to kill U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his family, according to court documents obtained on Wednesday. Charles Jason Moreland, 31, of Tulsa, is suspected of sending profanity-laced email messages...
August 13, 2014 - 10:58am
August 10, 2014
Former Dickinson principal talks about life after arson charges
DICKINSON, N.D. – Trinity High School burned, and Tom Sander’s reputation was about to go up in smoke. The former principal at the school, who was charged and then exonerated in the March fire, is back home in St. Louis, living with his parents. But despite the case never going...
August 10, 2014 - 11:54pm
August 9, 2014
Vikings player among nine wounded at Minneapolis nightclub shooting
MINNEAPOLIS - A Minnesota Vikings player was one of nine people wounded in a shooting in Minneapolis’ Warehouse District early Saturday morning. Minneapolis Police Assistant Chief Matt Clark said the shooting was gang-related and that one of the victims was targeted by the shooter....
August 9, 2014 - 1:27pm