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GLYNDON, Minn. – Cass County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man in a field about 10 miles north of here early Sunday after a vehicle and foot pursuit lasted more than an hour. Sgt. Brian Norberg said a deputy tried to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation shortly before 2:30 a.m.
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MINNEAPOLIS – Adam Thielen’s improbable run at a roster spot for the Minnesota Vikings season opener came to an end Saturday. The Detroit Lakes, Minn., native was among 19 players let go by the Vikings during their final round of cuts.
MANHATTAN, Kan. – North Dakota State’s FBS magic continued Friday night at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Bison quarterback Brock Jensen scored on a 1-yard touchdown run with 28 seconds remaining to lift NDSU to a 24-21 dramatic comeback victory against Kansas State before a sellout crowd of 53,351 fans. The two-time NCAA Division I FCS champion Bison (1-0) have won their last four games against FBS opponents. Kansas State was Big 12 champion and played in a BCS bowl game last season. The Wildcats were ranked one spot out of the FBS top 25 in the preseason.
UND’s motto throughout fall camp was “Brick by Brick,” a reference to building a solid season from the ground up. It was clear that the foundation for a successful UND season is in place after North Dakota — as expected — rolled past Valparaiso 69-10 on Thursday night in the season opener before 9,269 fans at the Alerus Center. Now, the question is this: Will UND’s foundation be solid enough to withstand a schedule that will bring four straight top-20 FCS teams to North Dakota’s home field? Then, there is the matter of the demanding road life in the Big Sky Conference. But those qu
A second summer research tour of the Great Lakes has confirmed what the first one found — a wealth of tiny plastic particles is polluting the water. Mary Balcer, director of the Lake Superior Research Institute at UWS, who has studied more traditional Great Lakes threats such as zebra mussels, said plastics are a new culprit on the list of Great Lakes ecological troubles. “The accumulation of plastic particles is a great threat to our natural ecosystem and to the humans who use Lake Superior for our drinking water supply,” Balcer said Thursday. Lorena Rios-Mendoza, assistant professor
WILLMAR, Minn. – Two Willmar men are accused of ordering 2.87 pounds of synthetic marijuana in more than 300 ready-to-sell packets from an Internet site. Andrew Lee Gomez, 25, and Derek Bergen Ellingson, 23, made their first court appearances Wednesday on felony charges. They were arrested in late July after Ellingson picked up the package at the Willmar Post Office. Ellingson told investigators he picked up the package for Gomez.
HAWLEY, Minn. – A new traffic signal is now operating on Highway 10 here. The signal at Highway 10 and County Road 31/County Road 33 is part of this summer’s intersection modification project. The modified Highway 10 median crossings at Eighth Street and Michael Street will open in early September after striping is completed. When the crossings reopen, motorists will only be allowed to make right turns onto Highway 10 from Eighth Street or Michael Street.
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