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West Fargo man pleads guilty to sex with minor; girl’s mother pleads to deprivation charge
Conduct of two pipeline protesters not clear in ND Supreme Court arguments
Businesses in Hawley, Detroit Lakes among MPCA enforcement list
Grand jury indicts Gregory Scheel in deaths of his Paynesville grandparents
Moorhead City Council grants $100,000 tax break for new assisted living facility
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Jimmy Butler the recruiter? Timberwolves should be recruiting Butler, agent says
Vikings' Dalvin Cook should be ready to go in July after rehabbing knee
Bison women end Denver's impressive reign of conference golf titles
Four metro area swimmers sign with St. Cloud State
New Vikings QB Kirk Cousins eager to give fans 'something to cheer about'
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Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp pretends at the accessibility North Dakotans demand
Letter: Where is Heidi Heitkamp's 'better way' on venting and flaring for federal lands?
Letter: Net neutrality ensures the internet remains a free market of expression
Letter: Kudos to Fargo South for production of 'Les Miserables'
Letter: Lawsuit seeking mineral rights along Missouri River would erode private property rights
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Comic David Cross returns to Fargo Theatre
Disruption and transformation require resources
Fargo Theatre to host free screening of poverty documentary
Local poet says written word is a magical thing
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Nurse practitioners in Minnesota stepping up as demand for doctors outpaces supply
Pharma company moving North American headquarters from Florida to Fargo
Next threat stalking American farmers is the end of cheap money
Veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant in surgery doctors hail as a medical first
Judge says Line 3 should stick to its old route; recommendation allows tribes to stop pipeline
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STDs rising in Minnesota
You'll never guess what these locals did for a first summer job
Summer jobs then and now: What well-known locals say first jobs taught them
Why we won't take a break from learning this summer
'Tase me, and you'll see what happens,' an American Airlines flier said. Police did - 10 times.
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November 16, 2017
ND officials mum after consulting with attorneys about losing Heritage Center lawsuit
BISMARCK—The head of the State Historical Society of North Dakota declined to say Thursday, Nov. 16, whether the agency planned to appeal...
November 16, 2017 - 7:27pm
Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House members who refuse to take sex harassment prevention training may have a whole lot of time on their hands. House...
November 16, 2017 - 5:00pm
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative leaders say they will limp along to the 2018 legislative session by taking money from a House-Senate commission....
November 16, 2017 - 2:29pm
ND lawmakers to examine sexual harassment policy
BISMARCK -- North Dakota lawmakers will review their policy prohibiting sexual harassment next month amid a flurry of such accusations in media,...
November 16, 2017 - 1:49pm
November 15, 2017
Supreme Court to issue Minnesota legislative veto opinion Thursday
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans soon may know if their Legislature can stay in business. The state Supreme Court plans to release an opinion at 10...
November 15, 2017 - 5:38pm
Fargo's Sen. Nelson says she's retiring at end of term
FARGO — Carolyn Nelson, a Democratic state senator from Fargo and minority caucus leader, said Wednesday, Nov. 15, that she'll retire at...
November 15, 2017 - 4:59pm
November 13, 2017
Minnesota Dems requiring training to avoid more sexual harassment
ST. PAUL — Changes are starting days after two Minnesota legislators were accused of sexual harassment. The Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party announced...
November 13, 2017 - 7:38pm
November 10, 2017
Minn. Capitol Chatter: 2012 sex scandal came at a different time than 2017 allegations
MINNEAPOLIS—The Minnesota Legislature has been relatively free of sex-related scandals, which is one reason why recent harassment allegations...
November 10, 2017 - 10:50pm
Minnesota Senate's sexual harassment policy is 27 years old. Some say it urgently needs updating.
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Senate's official policy on sexual harassment says supervisors should report any complaints to "The Senate Personnel Director." Except there is no such person. Hasn't been for years. It's just one example of how the Senate's policy might be considered a...
November 10, 2017 - 8:20pm
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
RAYMOND, Minn. — After explaining how technology-driven, prescription fertilizer methods make economic and environmental sense because...
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
November 8, 2017
House leader Carlson to seek re-election next year
BISMARCK — The top Republican in the North Dakota House will run for re-election next year, four years after he was bested a Democratic...
November 8, 2017 - 1:20pm
October 26, 2017
Day care providers say new Minnesota fingerprinting law goes too far
ST. PAUL — Julie Seydel, a licensed child care provider in Andover, Minn., for the past 15 years, strongly objects to a new state law that...
October 26, 2017 - 8:31pm
Legislative budget writers criticize severances for BreatheND employees
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Senate's chief budget writer said this week the $400,000 in severance paid to employees of the state's now-defunct...
October 26, 2017 - 11:26am
October 24, 2017
Lawmakers propose 'I'm victim, not thief' cards for ID theft
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state Sen. Dave Senjem held up his well-used black wallet containing his identification and credit cards, and explained...
October 24, 2017 - 4:13pm
October 18, 2017
After multiple run-ins with media, ND newspaper reps worry of 'tightening,' lack of transparency with government
BISMARCK — North Dakota newspaper officials are worried about a "general tightening" of government meetings and records this year, a pattern...
October 18, 2017 - 1:58pm