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Coyote wanders into Fargo mall
U.S. District Court judge rules MN clean energy law unconstitutional
Broadband expansion pushed by Minnesota DFLers
Medical marijuana backers say physicians support idea
Finance director accused of paying herself too much overtime, falsifying records
Swegarden baffles Hornet batters
Who will be next young QB for Vikes?
MSU-Mankato players expected to return to practice Friday
Timberwolves, Adelman to part; went 97-133 with team
Mankato football players refuse to practice for reinstated coach
In the Zone
LP-A students win national award
Holly McCamant: World comes to life once spring is here
Goeun Park: L.A.’s Union Station proves that the American Dream is still alive today
Sign up to represent community at first Minnesota Sings event
Free bike rodeo is April 26 at Kent Freeman Arena
Friends & Neighbors
Signs of Spring
Students were asked: What concerns me about the environment?
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
State tournament brings a thousand archers to Detroit Lakes
Burning restrictions start Monday in Becker County
Wildfire Prevention Week raises awareness
Arbor Month celebration encourages nature play
Brad Laabs: Stay off the ice; Give Rainy River sturgeon a try
Blane Klemek: Sweet sounds of the bluebirds are back in northern MN
Hospice heads to Hwy 10
Sign-ups begin for USDA disaster relief
Otter Tail Power gets new president/COO
Spanky’s hires new general manager
Reining in the cost of prom
A hollow victory for ND coal?
The secret sauce behind wage increase opposition
Wear green for mental health awareness
Reported MNsure numbers are misleading
State roads are slip sliding away
MN farm featured in film: ‘Farmland’ spreads message of six area farmers
Paul McCartney to play July 12 at Fargodome
Third annual Bean Bags, Beer and Beach Bums set April 26
‘Carrie’ at MSUM
Danell Haspel: Free trip to the MN History Center
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
Event brings out culinary inspiration
Every June for the past eight years, Tony and I have hosted the Sarello’s Dinner for the Opera, an evening of music, food, wine and friendship to benefit the Fargo-Moorhead Opera. It is the opera company’s most successful fundraiser, and we are grateful to the many people who...
life / food
June 26, 2013 - 7:00am
June 25, 2013
NDSU president says his email account was 'compromised' several times by University System staff
FARGO – North Dakota State University President Dean Bresciani said a preliminary investigation into allegations that more than 45,000 emails were deleted from his inbox has found “troubling” news: North Dakota University System computer accounts “compromised” his email...
June 25, 2013 - 1:31pm
Deaf Moorhead man charged with sexual assault
FARGO – A Moorhead man who cannot hear or speak faces felony charges after allegedly using a series of written and text messages to pick up another man in downtown Fargo, take him to a hotel, and then sexually assault him there. Ortis Nashon Alderman, 37, has been charged in...
news / crime
June 25, 2013 - 12:05pm
June 24, 2013
NDSU president denies deleting 45,000 emails subject to open records request; state AG investigating
The North Dakota Legislative Council is asking the state attorney general for an opinion on whether North Dakota State University President Dean Bresciani broke the law by deleting more than 45,000 emails that may have been subject to an open records request. Legislative Council...
June 24, 2013 - 11:52am
June 19, 2013
Lokkens take the ‘Hard Charge’ challenge head-on...
Running a 5K race on smooth, paved roads is usually a nice accomplishment for most runners and people looking to stay in shape. But now add in a little extra mileage, along with 35 obstacles with names such as “The Knee Knocker,” “Hurdlin’ Hades” and “The Back Scratcher”...
June 19, 2013 - 11:50am
June 18, 2013
Drunken man nearly hit by train at Main Ave. intersection
FARGO – BNSF Railway conductors had a scare Monday morning after barely missing a man who managed to roll off the train tracks he was sitting on in time to miss the oncoming train, police said. Deputy Chief Pat Claus said police were called to the 1700 block of Main Avenue about...
June 18, 2013 - 8:11am
June 14, 2013
Fargo man to spend nearly two years in prison for stabbing at baby shower
MOORHEAD — A 25-year-old Fargo man was sentenced Wednesday to nearly two years in prison for a stabbing outside a church following a baby shower here last fall. Christopher Gray pleaded guilty April 11 to second-degree assault, a felony, for the stabbing just after 2 a.m. Nov....
news / crime
June 14, 2013 - 3:20pm
June 13, 2013
Prosecutors drop felony assault charge against Bison linebacker
FARGO – The Cass County State’s Attorney said this afternoon that prosecutors are dropping the felony assault charge filed earlier this week against a star linebacker for North Dakota State University’s football team. Birch Burdick said in a news conference that based...
news / crime
June 13, 2013 - 3:39pm
June 12, 2013
Fargo hospitals receive ‘B’ grade for safety
FARGO — Essentia and Sanford hospitals here received a “B” grade for safety in a recent national study. Essentia and Sanford Health scored close to average in patient safety and preventing “hospital acquired conditions” such as falls and injuries sustained while in the...
June 12, 2013 - 8:26am
June 10, 2013
Ex-Fargo investment broker Medhus pleads guilty to 16 felony charges in 'Ponzi' scheme
FARGO – A former Fargo investment broker pleaded guilty this morning in Cass County District Court to 16 felony charges in what a state investigator described as a Ponzi scheme that bilked 19 people out of at least $935,000. Other than his pleas of “guilty,” Robert Medhus,...
news / crime
June 10, 2013 - 11:58am
June 7, 2013
Expect gridlock: I-94 repair through Fargo could begin Monday
FARGO – Prepare for gridlock. Interstate 94 is getting a much-needed facelift through Fargo this summer, and work on the roughly $3 million project could start Monday. Lanes will be closed from Ninth Street East in West Fargo all the way to the Red River, and state Department...
June 7, 2013 - 3:11pm
Man accused of killing wife wants interview thrown out
FARGO – The attorney for Ronald William Rogers Jr., a Fargo man accused of killing his wife, is seeking to throw out Rogers’ alleged confession on the grounds that he was never given a Miranda warning. Rogers, who was 46 years old when arrested Feb. 22, is charged in Cass County...
news / crime
June 7, 2013 - 9:25am
June 6, 2013
Woman who was twice pulled from Red River dies
FARGO – A woman who was rescued from the Red River early Monday morning died Thursday afternoon. Sabrina Quintana, 41, of Fargo died at 12:40 p.m. at Sanford Health, according to police. Quintana had been in critical condition since Monday when rescue crews found her floating...
June 6, 2013 - 3:43pm