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DWI arrest stopped man’s downward spiral
West Fargo man arrested for assault after allegedly assaulting wife, biting off nose of taxi driver
Smartphone apps help ease holiday woes
Man accused of raping family member, fathering child
Woman killed in head-on crash near Little Falls
Laker girls primed for run at section title
Overtime game-winner sinks Lakers
Lakers complete road trip 2-2 with win over Int'l Falls
Girls' Hockey: Alexandria defeats Lakers 4-3
Senior-heavy Lakers chasing lofty goals
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Local experts weigh the dangers, benefits of self-diagnosis
Winter: The playful but cold brother
Spirit dancer in DL for public performance
Seniors on the move: Caring for yourself while caring for others
Friends & Neighbors
Some national retailers promote decision to stay closed on Thanksgiving
MN gas prices take significant dip...again
‘How to save a life’ ad hits local theater
Arens promoted at Bell State Bank, Fargo
Local businesses saving energy, money with DL Public Utility rebates
December is Universal Human Rights Month
Cher cancels tour, including Feb. 4 date in Fargo
A parade of trees: Lake Park to enhance traditional event
Jon Stewart dilutes ‘Rosewater’ for a rosier look at Iran
‘Las Flamencas’ show at NYM Saturday
Do your homework, then give
Opportunity for House GOP to be leaders for greater MN
Letter: Why was Highway 34-CR 29 intersection changed?
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Elections and open meeting law
Perham hunter bags rare Piebald deer
Fishing Lines: Innovations continue to change the fishing industry
North Words: Feathers provide birds with much more than the ability to fly
Resorters, anglers, allege DNR ignores ‘walleye heritage’
Minnesota deer harvest sees a big drop so far
St. Luke's youth have a heart for the homeless
Thousands of deer hunters hitting the woods this weekend
Holy Rosary holding 32nd annual pie sale
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Severe Weather Announcements (2)
May 27, 2014
Gas pipeline explodes, leaves hundreds without service
WARREN, Minn. — Fred and Julie Nicholls woke up early Monday morning to a loud booming sound and the feeling of their house shaking. “We’d just woken up when all of a sudden it just hit,” said Fred Nicholls, 73. “I’d never heard nothin’ like it in my life. It was...
May 27, 2014 - 10:00am
March 14, 2014
Eight dead after New York City blast, building collapse
Search and rescue workers on Friday combed still-smoldering rubble for survivors of a New York City gas explosion that caused two apartment buildings to collapse this week, killing eight people and injuring dozens. Authorities toiled overnight, parsing a smoking pile of bricks...
March 14, 2014 - 9:25am
March 12, 2014
Mechanical failure to blame for ethanol plant fire
FERGUS FALLS — Investigators determined that a mechanical failure caused a fire and explosion Monday afternoon at an ethanol plant in Fergus Falls. A hydraulic pump that controls the damper in the dryer building of the Green Plains Renewable Energy plant failed Monday afternoon,...
March 12, 2014 - 8:53pm
March 11, 2014
Propane gas, open flame torch likely cause of Sanford clinic explosion in Moorhead
MOORHEAD – Fire officials here have determined the cause of an explosion that delayed the opening of the new Sanford Clinic in south Moorhead. The explosion on Feb. 24 was likely caused by the accidental ignition of propane in an elevator shaft, set off by an open flame torch...
news / accidents
March 11, 2014 - 2:27pm
March 10, 2014
No one hurt in Fergus Falls ethanol plant fire, explosion
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Fire crews responded late Monday afternoon to a fire at an ethanol plant in Fergus Falls. The Fergus Falls Fire Department received an initial report of a fire in the dryer building of the Green Plains Renewable Energy plant shortly before 4:30 p.m., said...
March 10, 2014 - 9:12pm
January 28, 2014
Pipeline explosion spotlights need for preparations in case of widespread heating outages
FARGO – A Canadian pipeline explosion that created a shortage of natural gas and prompted calls to curb usage over the weekend in the Fargo-Moorhead...
January 28, 2014 - 10:24am
June 3, 2012
Ottertail teen injured in black powder explosion
Residents of Ottertail were giving moral support on Friday to the family of a 17-year-old boy who was severely injured May 30 when some black powder he was playing with exploded. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department would not release the teen's name. The incident took place...
June 3, 2012 - 2:24pm
February 27, 2009
Rutland, N.D. on road to recovery
Hal Nelson's family rushed to the Hennepin Burn Center in Minneapolis, hoping doctors were wrong when they warned that he might not make it through...
February 27, 2009 - 1:08pm
September 2, 2008
13 people hospitalized in south Fargo home explosion
FARGO - An explosion at a south Fargo twin home early this morning sent the 13 people inside to area hospitals. Two were taken to Twin Cities hospitals for burns. The home, near the corner of 23rd Avenue and 15th Street South, was leveled in the 12:30 a.m. explosion. Authorities...
September 2, 2008 - 12:00am