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MOORHEAD - There's a moose on the loose in Moorhead and authorities are warning the public to stay away. Sgt. Toby Krone with the Moorhead Police Department says they received...
BISMARCK — Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault II on Friday, Nov. 4, renewed his call for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reassess the Dakota Access Pipeline after an expert hired by the tribe found inadequacies with the agency's environmental assessment. A report by Richard Kuprewicz of consulting firm Accufacts Inc., hired by Standing Rock, found that the Army Corps failed to adequately address pipeline safety and the risks the pipeline poses to Lake Oahe and the tribe on the Standing Rock reservation, less than a mile away from the water crossing.
MAYVILLE, N.D.—The National Guard's military police company in Mayville will be moved to Grand Forks, a spokeswoman said Friday. Detachment 1 of the 191st Military Police Company is relocating after...
About 1,400 men and women sought hospital services after a sexual assault during a five-year period analyzed by the Minnesota Department of Health. Public health care officials say there are...
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday, Nov. 3, announced that the winter walleye regulation will allow anglers to keep one walleye between 19 and 21 inches or one longer than 28 inches. The 2016-17 winter regulation continues last winter's one fish limit but moves the harvest slot up slightly from last year's 18 to 20 inches. The winter walleye season begins Thursday, Dec. 1, and extends through Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017.
NEAR CANNON BALL, N.D. – A standoff between law enforcement and Dakota Access Pipeline opponents on the banks of a creek Wednesday, Nov. 2, resulted in dozens of people being...
A man is accused of an armed robbery late Tuesday night in Fargo. Breon Jones, 19, of Fargo is in custody. Police say just after 11:30 p.m., officers responded to...
MORTON COUNTY, N.D.—A grass fire that torched the hillsides Sunday across from the Dakota Access Pipeline resistance camp was intentionally set, Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier confirmed Tuesday, Nov. 1. Kirchmeier said the fire reported early Sunday is still under investigation, but authorities believe it was intentionally set because individuals were seen leaving the area of the fire. He estimated the fire damaged 400 acres. No information was available from the state fire marshal.
MANDAN, N.D. — The Morton County Sheriff's Department said it will not file charges against a man who pulled a rifle from his pickup truck as he was confronted by Dakota Access Pipeline protesters Thursday, providing a description of events that differed from the one shared by protesters.
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's "Northland Outdoors TV" episode, travel with our crew as they head to the prairies and farmlands of North and South Dakota, home to an annual springtime northern migration of tens of thousands of snow geese headed to their Canadian tundra nesting grounds. Come with us to see the positive role Midwest hunters are playing in managing those damaging excessive geese populations.