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Officers shut down I-494 in Woodbury during 'significant arrest'
WF police say school district will decide whether reporter is charged
Boys Basketball: Cihak goes off on Pats to pace DL to Mid-State win
Girls Hockey: West Fargo team snaps DL’s streak
Wrestling: Lakers score win over M/W
New Minneapolis football stadium loses out to Florida for college championship
Wild come back, win in shootout vs. Canucks
In the Zone
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train made its annual stop in DL Monday
Caught up in the gifts: Thankfulness, gratitude should last through Christmas, not just stop after Thanksgiving
Jessica Karley: Masala Chai provides delicious spin on familiar dessert
Howard Kossover: Social Security benefits did not originally include cost-of-living adjustment
Friends & Neighbors
It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record
Brad Laabs: New products help drive ice fishing industry
Blane Klemek: Minnesota’s resident wildlife tough it out through the winter
Don’t look past late season pheasants
Preliminary ‘13 deer harvest numbers released
Solid U.S. retail sales boost economic outlook
Audubon neighbors find perfect business match
Franken recognized for energy legislation
Cold snap to thank for drop in gas prices
Microsoft says Xbox One global sales top 2 million
Lynn Hummel: Lessons on standing in line
Letter: Thank you for support, kindness, generocity
Letter: GOP ‘Wrecking Crew’ should leave the Pope alone
Our Opinion: Too cold to enjoy Christmas?
Eric Bergeson: Just get me socks for Christmas
First Lutheran hosts holiday dinner
Danell Haspel: Ideas for holiday get-togethers at library
'12 Years A Slave', 'American Hustle' take lead for Golden Globes
Holiday Train concert ready to roll Saturday: Sheryl Crow to perform, but you have to go to Cottage Grove to see her
Plains Art Museum curator seeks a sense of story
BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
July 17, 2013
Tips for traveling via the Empire Builder
My watch read 4 a.m. as I stood alone and groggy on the platform of downtown Fargo’s Amtrak station. Cold rain had started to fall, and I swore the sky in the east was starting to get light. When travelers plan a cross-country trip, taking the train isn’t always an option...
July 17, 2013 - 11:37am
Fargo TV stations do news anchor shuffle
The lineup shuffle among Fargo TV news stations continues. TJ Nelson, producer and co-anchor of the 5 p.m. newscast on WDAY TV, will take over the empty anchor’s chair left by Austen Schauer at KVRR, the local Fox affiliate. Schauer announced late last month that he’d be...
business / business briefs
July 17, 2013 - 7:12am
July 16, 2013
Dispute over vomit cleanup spurs alleged hammer attack by carnival worker
FARGO – A carnival worker arrested last week for hitting a fellow employee at the Red River Valley Fair in the head with a hammer allegedly did so after the victim insisted he clean up a pile of vomit left on a ride by a fair-goer. Richard “Old Man Richard” Wareham, 49, of...
news / crime
July 16, 2013 - 1:18pm
July 12, 2013
Man says Fargo cabbie took off with diamond wedding ring set
FARGO – David Ackert says he’s been taken for a ride. The Grand Forks man bought a $6,800 diamond engagement and wedding ring set June 29 at a West Acres jewelry store. Then the 26-year-old civil engineer spent that evening hanging out and having a good time with two buddies...
news / crime
July 12, 2013 - 8:50am
July 11, 2013
Man busted in sex toy case arrested again
FARGO – A Fargo man who was arrested last week on suspicion of shoplifting an artificial vagina from an adult bookstore was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of shoplifting a $550 camera from a sporting goods store. In Wednesday’s incident, Christopher Wiener, 26, is suspected...
news / crime
July 11, 2013 - 11:59am
July 10, 2013
Judge awards $9.6 million in wrongful death suit of Fargo dentist
FARGO – A young girl whose father was murdered here by a hitman hired by her grandfather has been awarded $9.65 million in damages by a Fargo judge in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by her father’s family. Judge Lisa Fair McEvers ordered the award Monday against Gene Kirkpatrick...
news / crime
July 10, 2013 - 3:16pm
Former 4-Her, dog earn title
Lauren Pederson, daughter of Kathy and Dean Pederson of Detroit Lakes, finished a Grand Champion title on June 1 at the Fargo, N.D., AKC Dogs shows on the family Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, Ziva Rose, whose registered name is GCH KD’s Taking The Show RN, CGC. Ziva Rose...
life / wave
July 10, 2013 - 7:03am
July 9, 2013
Fargo man says he was mauled by pack of dogs
FARGO – A Fargo man is recovering from injuries after being attacked by a pack of large dogs early Sunday morning near Warsaw, N.D. John Munoz, 19, was walking to a friend’s home in rural Warsaw when he heard barks and the sound of dogs coming his way in the dark. “There...
July 9, 2013 - 9:34am
July 8, 2013
Christie Prody, O.J. Simpson's ex-girlfriend, turns herself in
MOORHEAD – O.J. Simpson’s ex-girlfriend has turned herself in after failing to report for jail for about a week after a Clay County judge sentenced her to 34 days on a drug and burglary conviction. Christie Prody, 38, turned herself in to law enforcement officials on Saturday,...
news / crime
July 8, 2013 - 3:29pm
July 7, 2013
Giffords brings gun control message to Fargo
FARGO – Supporters here of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her astronaut husband, Mark Kelly, say the couple offer a middle-ground approach to gun regulation even a blood-red state like North Dakota can get behind. About 100 supporters of the couple crammed into Fargo’s...
July 7, 2013 - 5:00pm
July 3, 2013
Man arrested for shoplifting sex toy from downtown Fargo store
FARGO – A Fargo man was arrested Tuesday for shoplifting an artificial vagina from downtown Fargo’s adult bookstore after he told police he became embarrassed by his interest in the object when a woman came into the store. The man, 26-year old Christopher Wiener of Fargo, was...
news / crime
July 3, 2013 - 5:00pm
June 28, 2013
Fargo woman finds man naked, covered in feces in her kitchen
FARGO – Police here say a Fargo woman awoke this week to find a naked man covered in feces in the kitchen of her apartment. Cory Robert Coste, 20, of Fargo, was charged Wednesday in Cass County District Court with Class C felony criminal trespass and criminal mischief as a Class...
June 28, 2013 - 3:36pm
June 27, 2013
Accused Taco Bell worker still working at South University Drive location
FARGO – A Taco Bell assistant manager accused of groping female customers in the drive-thru is still working at the restaurant on South University Drive, his lawyer said in court Wednesday. Austin James Brady, 20, made his first appearance in Cass County District Court Wednesday...
June 27, 2013 - 8:21am
June 26, 2013
Entrepreneur pushes Fargodome to build downtown
FARGO – If the Fargodome tacks on a 50,000-square-foot expansion, will people come? A leading downtown developer says it’s not likely, and dome board members are interested in exploring the downtown alternative he suggested Tuesday night. Doug Burgum, local entrepreneur...
June 26, 2013 - 12:08pm
Fargo Taco Bell worker accused of groping drive-thru customers
FARGO – A Taco Bell worker here is accused of groping the breasts of two customers who ordered food in the drive-thru, offering to give at least one of the women free tacos in exchange. Austin James Brady, 20, is scheduled to appear Wednesday in Cass County District Court on...
news / crime
June 26, 2013 - 8:24am