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GRAND FORKS – A popular bakery in downtown Grand Forks has closed after serving the community for more than 10 years. Dakota Harvest Bakers at 17 N. Third St. announced...
ROLLAG, Minn. — A girl was life-flighted to the hospital after falling from a truck bed during the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion. Officials from the Clay County Sheriff's Department were called to the show grounds about 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3. The department reported the girl was riding in the box of a pickup on a gravel road when the truck slowed and unexpectedly surged, causing her to fall out. She was flown to a Fargo hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Two other people who had been in the truck with her were not injured.
FARGO — Two men were arrested the morning of Sunday, Sept. 4, in downtown Fargo after one punched a police officer and another agitated a K-9, according to reports. Authorities were dispatched to a parking lot in the 10 block of north Broadway for a major disturbance about 1:50 a.m. There, they found an unspecified number of people engaged in multiple fights, Fargo Police Sgt. Mike Erbes said. "It was pretty chaotic there for a while. It was at the point where it was mostly just trying to break it up and keep everybody safe."
SUNBURG, Minn. -- A 73-year-old man was airlifted Saturday afternoon after being injured in a horse and buggy accident in northern Kandiyohi County in central Minnesota. The accident happened around...
FARGO — A south Fargo restaurant suffered thousands of dollars in damage when a vehicle drove through its storefront Sunday, Sept. 4. Fargo police were dispatched to Extreme Pita at 4265 45th St. S. at 2:14 p.m. after a vehicle driven by a 63-year-old Fargo woman crashed through the front of the building.
Four Dakota communities in Minnesota are supporting the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in its efforts to challenge the location of the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline, they announced Friday. The Upper Sioux Community, Lower Sioux Indian Community, Prairie Island Indian Community and Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community — all federally recognized Dakota tribes located in Minnesota — issued a joint resolution expressing support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Starry stonewort, an aquatic invasive species of macroalgae, has been confirmed in another Beltrami County lake, as well as in lakes in Cass, Itasca and Stearns counties.
MOORHEAD — Minnesota Twins President Dave St. Peter will headline the second annual Sports Communication Conference hosted by Minnesota State University Moorhead in October. St. Peter, who as Twins president since 2002 has overseen the team's day-to- day operations, strategic planning and interaction with Major League Baseball, will be the keynote speaker at the day's lunch.
MOORHEAD - The ninth grade football team from Wahpeton had to find another ride home from Moorhead tonight, after their bus went up in flames. No one was on the bus at the time. The bus driver says the bus was acting strangely on the way to Moorhead, and he noticed transmission problems. He dropped off the 25 players, and told them to take their things. He parked it away from cars in the Horizon Middle School parking lot, and 15 minutes later the bus went up in flames.
SUPERIOR, Wis.—Enbridge announced late Thursday the company will withdraw its applications with Minnesota regulators for the Sandpiper Pipeline and delay the project for at least five years. The company said the pipeline should be delayed until North Dakota oil production recovers sufficiently to support the need for the pipeline. Enbridge Energy Partners and Marathon Petroleum Corp. announced last month a plan to acquire a portion of the Dakota Access Pipeline in a $2 billion deal that would leave Enbridge's Sandpiper Pipeline without an anchor customer.