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NASA Mars rover finds evidence of life-friendly ancient lake
Twitter shares soar, near all-time high
Peterson: Farm bill talks close, bill heading for January vote
U.S. tech companies call for more controls on surveillance
Thousands memorialize actor Paul Walker at California car rally
Wild get just enough offense to beat Sharks
Vikings place TE Rudolph on IR
Ravens storm past Vikings in frantic finish
Frazee Wrestling Preview: Hornets reload for another run at title
Scoring buckets to be strength for Lady Hornets
In the Zone
Life after retirement: Retirees face financial, emotional challenges
Howard Kossover: Where Social Security benefits come from
Rylee Sue Fingalson
Niilo Adam Tervola Hultberg
Friends & Neighbors
Mark Greenig: Shakespeare fly fishing reels — so many choices
Brad Laabs: Snow makes for sketchy ice conditions
Blane Klemek: Wildlife have their own winter survival techniques
Best start to winter rec season since 2010
12 lakes open to spearing
Unemployment rate hits five-year low, eyes on the Fed
Old bar turns into new, cozy ‘Event 34’
Gas prices in MN dip faster than nation
Creative Mix hires new personal stylist
Canola event being held for area farmers
Eric Bergeson: Don’t be cruel, but that’s how we get our laughs
Jeers to poor winter drivers
Randy Wilson: Property tax hikes needed for cities to play catch-up
Our Opinion: Quit putting off that flu vaccine
Lynn Hummel: Imagination and a pile of junk
With children now grown, Garth Brooks says he will tour again
Holiday Train’s a-comin’: December 16 stop planned in Detroit Lakes
Danell Haspel: A Homemade Christmas
Terri Schlichenmeyer: ‘The Dogs of Christmas’ is a holiday treasure
Saana Ensemble in NYM Friday
BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
December 6, 2010
Brother of slain Fargo dentist testifies family suspected grandfather in murder
The brother of the Fargo dentist beaten to death with a hammer last fall testified this morning in the trial of the man who is accused in the killing. Much of the testimony of Roy Gattuso Sr., brother of slain dentist Philip Gattuso, was about the tension between the dentist and...
December 6, 2010 - 3:19pm
December 4, 2010
UPDATED: Twenty-three year old Mahnomen woman dies in icy crash
A fatal broadside crash happened early this morning about 2 miles south of Mahnomen, Minn. Gina Thompson, 23, of Mahnomen, died in the accident. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 1993 Chevrolet Lumina was southbound on Highway 59 when Thompson, the driver, lost control...
December 4, 2010 - 3:58pm
December 3, 2010
Ice accident victim repays rescuers
A Bloomington businessman plucked from icy Island Lake in Hubbard County two weeks ago met with his rescuers Wednesday night, thanked them and...
December 3, 2010 - 9:00am
December 1, 2010
Moorhead police chief, wife recovering from I-29 crash
Moorhead Police Chief David Ebinger and his wife, Lynne, were driving to Arkansas the weekend before Thanksgiving to visit relatives when their four-wheel-drive pickup hit a patch of icy fog as they turned off Interstate 29 for a rest area. Ebinger said he was driving about 60 mph,...
news / accidents
December 1, 2010 - 12:33pm
93-year-old driver gets warning from judge; ND woman avoids jail time
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. - Faith Mitzel was not sentenced to jail time Tuesday, but Judge Donovan Foughty warned the 93-year-old known for her role...
December 1, 2010 - 12:30pm
Defeated ND congressman was earmark king
For Earl Pomeroy, the proof is in the pork. North Dakota's Democratic congressman says the distinction of securing the most earmark dollars of any U.S. House member shows he's had victories in fighting for the state's interests and priorities. For the 2010 fiscal year, Pomeroy brought...
December 1, 2010 - 12:28pm
November 30, 2010
No jail time for 93-year-old driver whose car killed motorcyclist, injured 2
DEVILS LAKE - A 93-year-old woman known for her involvement in a fatal crash pleaded guilty today to a pair of misdemeanor driving charges in Ramsey County, N.D. Faith Mitzel of Oberon, N.D., must pay $375 in fines and have no criminal violations for two years, or she'll face the...
news / crime
November 30, 2010 - 10:43pm
November 23, 2010
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe: Investigation into Moondance Jam loan prompts petition for removal of Bongo
CASS LAKE - An investigation into a loan of tribal funds to the late Bill Bieloh of Walker led to a Monday morning Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe...
November 23, 2010 - 9:46pm
Louie Anderson coming to Fargo Theatre
Minneapolis-raised funny man Louie Anderson brings his family-friendly act to the Fargo Theatre on March 19. Anderson made his mark in the 1980s as a stand-up comedian, but would later develop a cartoon series ("Life with Louie") and host "The Family Fued" from 1999-2002. He has...
entertainment / news
November 23, 2010 - 8:33pm
Blizzard watch in effect late Wednesday night into Thursday
Blizzard conditions are possible Wednesday night through Thursday afternoon, the National Weather Service said today in revising its forecast for the Thanksgiving storm. While noting that there "still remains a good deal of uncertainty" about the storm, the weather service issued...
November 23, 2010 - 8:32pm
Second-place Emmer loses in Supreme Court
ST. PAUL -- Governor hopeful Tom Emmer lost a Supreme Court ruling Monday as an election board prepares to order 2.1 million ballots Minnesotans cast in the race to be recounted. "Those numbers are not going to change much at all now," said former U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton, who leads...
November 23, 2010 - 8:33am
Why stop with Childress? Take Favre, too
For two terrific-but-then-terrible NFL seasons, Vikings Coach Brad Childress was all-or-nothing with an aging quarterback and a loser of a game plan. The "all" nearly happened. Chilly nearly got away with relinquishing his team last year, handing it over to ol' No. 4, Brett Favre....
sports / news
November 23, 2010 - 8:30am
November 22, 2010
UPDATED: Minnesota high court rejects Emmer ballot case
November 22, 2010 - 9:52pm
November 19, 2010
Additional federal charges filed in Nov. 3 Redby fatal shooting
Ralph S. Boelter, Special Agent in Charge of the Minneapolis FBI office, announced Friday that additional charges have been brought in connection with the Nov. 3 Redby shooting incident. On Wednesday, Nov. 17, a federal complaint was filed in U.S. District Court charging Donald Leigh...
news / crime
November 19, 2010 - 9:15pm
West Fargo woman latest to play 'Wheel of Fortune'
Most of us won't ever have the opportunity to compete for "big bucks" on a televised game show. Becky Wells has been on two of them. Wells, who grew up in Missouri but now lives in West Fargo, won a car when she was on "The Price is Right" after high school. Monday night, she'll...
November 19, 2010 - 8:32am