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Every year, Bridgette Thiesen and her family engage in a friendly competition to see who can find the perfect Christmas tree. It’s something they’ve been doing for more than a decade. This year, the honor went to her 17-year-old daughter, Thiesen said. Thiesen had never chopped her own tree before, but she’d heard about it from her customers at Bridgette’s Main Frames custom picture framing and art gallery in Perham.
Mark Anderson already flies planes and makes laws for a living. During an interview Monday, the Republican state representative from rural Cass County said he plans to open a microbrewery...
Attorneys from the Jeff Anderson law firm have filed a sexual abuse lawsuit on behalf of a man who says he was abused in 1982 by the Rev. Francis Markey at St.
A nativity scene at the public school is the talk of this town of 800 this week. Head cook Jodi Petry set it up in the cafeteria, but Superintendent Brian Clarke decided to take it down Monday. The school board reviewed his decision Tuesday night and decided that the nativity scene could go back up as long as displays of other religious holidays are also shown.
GARY, Minn. -- A head-on collision north of Gary on state Highway 32 killed both drivers Thursday afternoon. At about 2:10 p.m., the driver of a 2001 Mercury Grand Marquis was traveling south and swerved into the lane of opposite traffic, colliding with a 2007 Chevy Impala, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report. Both drivers were killed and both vehicles were totaled, the patrol said. No other details were immediately released.
MOORHEAD — The rack of a massive bull elk shot this fall in northwest Minnesota has been scored by a certified measurer for the Boone and Crockett Club, and it’s all but official the trophy will be the highest-scoring elk ever taken by hunting in Minnesota. Brad Penas of Moorhead shot the 6x7 bull Sept.
FARGO – Heavy freight train traffic in the oil fields has canceled several of Amtrak’s passenger trips between Chicago and Spokane, Wash., through the weekend, disrupting service for hundreds of...
DULUTH – The condition of University of Minnesota Duluth sophomore Alyssa Lommel remains critical but stable at a hospital in St. Paul, where she is being treated for severe frostbite and hypothermia. Lommel’s family reported on the CaringBridge website Wednesday that she had an uneventful night, “which is good,” the post read. “Her breathing has improved somewhat, but she is still on the ventilator. She had another transfusion this morning.” The post said Lommel had no procedures done Wednesday, and doctors are using time to let frozen tissues heal.
FARGO -- Authorities responded to an overnight break-in Wednesday morning at MTI in Fargo in which a pot of coffee was made, but no items were taken. An employee discovered a broken front window at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday and alerted authorities. They arrived to a strange scene: Pictures were removed from the walls of the office, and coffee was prepared.
Growing up, Becky Dunham didn’t go to the beach or theme parks for family vacations. Instead they visited museums. The new curator at the Plains Art Museum here has been a fan of museums as long as she can remember. “I grew up in an artsy family,” said the new curator of the Plains Art Museum, adding that both of her parents are classically trained musicians. “That was our family time. … When I was young, I saw an exhibition about Pompeii, and that solidified the kind of work I wanted to do.”