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Canada’s restrictions for border crossings are different
Five people vie for Bemidji city manager; interviews March 3
Seeds to bees to table: How local agriculture has changed
White Earth job fair to be held March 5
Writers conference set for summer in Bemidji
Four Laker individuals and three relays advance to 5A swimming finals
Laker girls awarded home court playoff game after season-finale win in Crosby
Huwe to wrestle for state heavyweight title
Bombers advance with win over NCW
Bellefeuille scores 1,000th point in final game
Park Hotel was first hotel on corner
Turning back the pages
Learn more about Babe
Friday Matters: Everyday Christian
Thursday Matters: Everyday Redemption
Friends & Neighbors
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Helping loved ones retire
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Letter: Congress should protect Minnesota’s waterways
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
Letter: Obama is a ‘proper’ Christian who loves America
Letter: Dayton’s infrastructure plan makes sense for MN
Letter: Obama’s ISIS strategy a ‘ghost in a snow storm’
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
Take a trip for early open water fishing
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
Fargo, International Falls battle for Weather Channel's 'Toughest Weather City'
FARGO – It’s a rematch between International Falls, Minn., and Fargo for the title of the Weather Channel’s “Toughest Weather City.” The two cities were in the running for the title in 2011, when Fargo’s wind, cold and floods helped the city claim the crown. This year,...
March 28, 2013 - 3:37pm
March 21, 2013
Flood forecast gives 50 percent chance of 38 feet, 10 percent chance of 2009 levels
FARGO - The Red River here has a 50 percent chance of topping 38.1 feet when it floods this spring and a 10 percent chance of exceeding 40.9, which would top 2009's record-setting crest. There is also a 5 percent chance of the Red River rising to 41.3 feet in Fargo during this spring's...
March 21, 2013 - 10:57am
March 20, 2013
Spring is here but it's really hard to feel it
Birds are singing, trees are budding, streams are flowing with cool waters and flowers are beginning to bloom. All this may be happening somewhere but certainly not in Minnesota. Today is the first day of spring but you may never have known that given the mounds of snow outside. It’s...
March 20, 2013 - 1:19pm
March 19, 2013
Aitkin man killed, two others injured in northwest Minnesota crash
HALLOCK, Minn. - An Aitkin, Minn., man was killed and two others injured in a head-on collision Sunday afternoon on an icy highway in Kittson County. The Minnesota State Patrol identified the victim as Steven Wink, 54, a passenger in a vehicle driven by Benjamin Wink, 25, Warroad,...
news / accidents
March 19, 2013 - 8:28am
March 13, 2013
Ice dams are a curse this year
Ice dams. Unfortunately many homeowners in Minnesota have experienced them, and even more unfortunately, some have experienced the damage they can do. “I know there are so many people getting damage in their homes and I don’t think they know it,” Mark Nelson said. Mark Nelson...
March 13, 2013 - 1:50pm
March 6, 2013
High number of crashes, rollovers reported after winter storm leaves area
FARGO – More than 150 vehicles crashed or ran off the road and required a tow near here after a winter storm moved through the area, leaving behind icy conditions Monday and Tuesday. One person was injured near Kindred on Tuesday afternoon when a semi and pickup collided on Highway...
news / accidents
March 6, 2013 - 8:40am
March 4, 2013
F-M area in for 6 inches of snow; more expected to the north
A winter storm is bearing down on the region today, bringing with it as much as a foot of snow in the northern Red River Valley. The Fargo-Moorhead area likely will be less affected by the storm, possibly receiving between 4 to 6 inches throughout today, said WDAY's Chief Meteorologist...
March 4, 2013 - 8:41am
February 28, 2013
Snow, ice on meter causes minor gas leak, evacuation in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- While warmer weather was welcomed by most area residents Wednesday, it also resulted in the closing of two businesses following a gas leak in downtown Bemidji. Runoff from ice melting on the roof of Iverson Corner Drug came into contact with a gas meter already covered...
February 28, 2013 - 11:51am
February 22, 2013
Benefiting from blizzards
Moans and groans from all over the area can be heard from residents sick and tired of winter. But then there are those who are way too busy to...
news / business
February 22, 2013 - 2:49pm
February 20, 2013
Feb. 20 was the deadliest day on MN roads in 2012
On Feb. 20, 2012, eight people were killed on Minnesota roads, making it the deadliest day of the year. Among those killed were four female North Dakota State students who crashed on I-94 near Alexandria. To underscore how traffic crashes remain a serious -- and constant -- issue...
news / accidents
February 20, 2013 - 9:58am
February 18, 2013
Two dead in I-94 crash near Barnesville as blowing snow wreaks havoc on roads
BARNESVILLE, Minn. - The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a four-vehicle accident on Interstate 94 near here that has killed at least...
news / accidents
February 18, 2013 - 2:32pm
Blowing winds, icy roads hamper travel
A no travel advisory is in effect for Grand Forks and surrounding areas, including the cities of Michigan, Drayton, Cavalier and Pembina, because of blowing snow causing zero visibility. A travel alert remains in effect for the southeast region, including Fargo, Hillsboro and Wahpeton,...
February 18, 2013 - 7:50am
February 13, 2013
Snowfall calls for improvisers
The snowstorm that dropped more than a foot of snow in the Detroit Lakes area made for an interesting weekend for law enforcement. "It was terrible...way too much snow," said Sgt. Robert Strand, who says squad cars were getting stuck trying to patrol Saturday. "So we patrolled...
Detroit Lakes / news
February 13, 2013 - 1:04pm
Prime Polar festivities postponed
Polar Fest 2013 got off to a pretty seamless start on Friday and Saturday, with the Daddy's Little Sweetheart Dance, Hidden History Hour, Poles & Holes Fishing Derby and Big Detroit 100 snowmobile races all taking place as scheduled. But organizers of Sunday's and Monday's events...
news / events
February 13, 2013 - 1:00pm