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Nearby flooding latest setback for International Falls
Nearby flooding is the latest in a series of challenges for the state's northernmost town, where residents and leaders don't always agree, but they're fighting back.
With more rain forecast, sandbagging resorts and businesses try to stay open amidst record flooding.
Canada has resumed normal hours of operation at its border crossing stations. There's no reason the United State's can't do the same and restore pre-pandemic hours of operation to smooth the flow of people and goods.
In August 1978, Deputy Richard Magnuson had been at the Roseau (Minnesota) County Sheriff’s Office for about 2 ½ months. On Aug. 2, 1978, his life was cut short at the age of 20 when he was the final victim of a series of killings by Gregory McMaster.

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On the Canadian border, agents look for footprints in snow or mud, a hole in a fence or a rock painted orange as a meeting point — anything that could hint at illegal crossings. Down south, agents pull giant tires behind trucks to smooth dirt roads so footprints are more easily noticed. "It's almost a game of cat and mouse — we change one thing, they change another," one agent said.
Unvaccinated or partially-vaccinated travelers will continue to be tested with a molecular test upon arrival to Canada and be required to quarantine for 14 days.
Agents at the Pembina Border Station patrol a stretch of the border that runs from North Dakota through Minnesota. It's a job that can be 95% dull 5% dangerous.
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Starting Feb. 28, vaccinated travelers entering Canada will be able to present the results of a rapid antigen test taken the day before crossing the border, or a PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before crossing.
The left used violent demonstrations to shut down travel and commerce, and now the right is doing it. When the left was doing it, it was the right calling for severe government crackdowns. Now that it's the right blocking highways and making mischief, it's the left calling for the government to stamp it out. We ought to ask ourselves, where does this road lead?
According to court documents, the indictments were handed down on Feb. 17. Shand was arrested on Jan. 19, after he was found transporting people who illegally crossed into the U.S. from Canada, in northeastern Minnesota.

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The Manitoba Royal Canadian Mounted Police sent a tweet just before 12:30 p.m. stating that Highway 75 is "clear."
While the demonstrators protest against vaccine mandates and pandemic restrictions, they also have made clear their opposition to Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and some have said they want to kick him out of office.
In a tweet on Tuesday afternoon, RCMP Manitoba announced that it has reached a resolution with protesters at the Emerson Port of Entry, and RCMP officers are coordinating the departure of protesters.

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