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Moorhead middle hitter Alyssa LaFlamme tried to hold back from saying Thursday’s match versus Detroit Lakes was more important than the rest, but she just couldn’t. The Spuds had lost seven of eight matches against Minnesota Class 3A volleyball teams coming into the match with the Lakers. Add the fact that the Lakers are in the same section and there’s no denying the 25-13, 25-20, 25-8 sweep was big for the Spuds. “All games matter, but the ones in your section are really important,” LaFlamme said. “It always feels good to beat someone in your section.
FARGO – The 1-year-old Hitterdal, Minn., boy still hospitalized after swallowing part of a laundry detergent packet last week is slowly getting better, family members said Thursday. Alexander Rohde is...
HIBBING, Minn. -- The Hibbing school district is being investigated by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights after it received complaints alleging discrimination based on race, sex and sexual orientation...
WILLMAR, Minn. - The state Supreme Court has upheld the life prison sentence of a Willmar man convicted of second-degree criminal sexual conduct. Jose Santoya Juarez, 54, was convicted and sentenced in 2011 for sexually assaulting a woman in July 2010 in an alley near the Willmar Eagles Club. The Supreme Court ruling, issued Tuesday, found that a life sentence for aggravated criminal sexual conduct is not cruel or unusual punishment and that the sentence does not violate the U.S. or state constitutions.
MOORHAD – Lake Park-Audubon defeated Moorhead Park Christian 25-9, 25-17, 25-13, in Minnesota volleyball Thursday. Allison Jorgensen had six kills for the Falcon (2-9) and Sydney Larson chipped in with 25 digs. LPA (kills-blocks-aces): Statistics unavailable MPC: Schwanke 3-0-0, Thimjon 1-0-0, Rickbeil 1-0-0, Schultz 0-1-1 (9 assists), Jorgensen 6-0-2, Nepstad 1-1-0, Jackson 1-0-2, Larson 0-0-0 (25 digs)
FARGO – Nationally, the number of students defaulting on government education loans is up for the sixth consecutive year. The national student loan default rate climbed to 10 percent for...
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GRAND FORKS - One of the great college hockey rivalries won’t be dormant for long. North Dakota and Minnesota have verbally agreed to renew the rivalry series in 2016-17, a source confirmed to the Grand Forks Herald. Contracts are in the process of being drawn up. When they are completed and signed, an announcement is expected. The agreement is for the teams to play a pair of two-game series. The first one, in 2016-17, will be played in Minneapolis.
Five UND students were part of the Capitol lockdown Thursday afternoon. The group was visiting with lawmakers as part of the four-day American Student Government Association summit. Forum News Service...
MOORHEAD – A Moorhead man accused of causing a shop fire by not following fire code regulations – a fire that sent a volunteer firefighter to the hospital with a heart attack – has agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges linked to the fire. Bradley Harold Littlefield, 59, is set for a plea hearing next week in Clay County District Court, the county prosecutor’s office confirmed. Littlefield was charged April 24 with two counts of causing fires causing bodily harm.