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Sanford Health has identified it's most popular names for newborns in 2016. The top-five baby names are as followed: Girls: Harper Nora Emma Claire Amelia and Ava (tied for fifth)...
North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven met with Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman David Archambault on Monday, Dec. 19, to discuss ongoing protests of the Dakota Access Pipeline project and attempt to bridge the gap between native and non-native people in North Dakota. In a news release, Hoeven said the protests have been difficult for all who live in the region, and he praised law enforcement for their actions throughout the protests that have ranged from peaceful to at times explosive in southwest North Dakota.
FARGO -- Fargo police are investigating an incident involving an officer who was hit in the face by a suspect early Monday, Dec. 19, inside the Hornbacher’s store at 4101...
ST. PAUL -- Forum News Service will host a briefing with the governor and four legislative leaders at 1 p.m. Monday afternoon, Dec. 19. View the live stream here
ST. PAUL—A look ahead to the 2017 Minnesota legislative session will be missing one vital voice today: Gov. Mark Dayton. His spokesman said Dayton woke up sick this morning and canceled all events. However, the Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing will continue Monday, Dec. 19, with four legislative leaders.
PERHAM, Minn. – A truck went through the ice Saturday near Perham. The Ottertail County Sheriff's Department said the Ford F-150 was still in Big Pine Lake near Big Pine...
ST. PAUL—The last time Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt met, it lasted about a quarter of an hour before the governor walked out, saying Daudt did not want to help people afford health insurance. "That was about as productive as everyone thought it would be," Daudt, R-Crown, said Friday, Dec. 16, as he left the brief, tense meeting. The meeting was filled with finger pointing over who was responsible for lack of a special legislative session to help individual health insurance policy holders facing sky-rocketing costs.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A level-three sex offender who resides in Alexandria has been located and is in custody, after being reported missing Friday morning. According to the Alexandria Police Department,...
FARGO - A man was arrested for DUI early Friday, Dec. 16, after a near miss with a train. Nathanial Klose tried to cross train tracks around 2:30 a.m. near...
AITKIN, Minn.—Unconditional bond was set at $1 million for a Palisade man accused of killing his 5-week-old daughter by throwing her 12 feet in the air and across the kitchen floor in November. John Douglas Peterson, 33, was charged Wednesday in Aitkin County District Court with one count of second-degree felony murder and had his first appearance Thursday in front of Judge Earl Maus.