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WOODBURY, Minn. -- A pair of Woodbury Burger King workers apparently wanted it their way, according to criminal charges. Prechez Ariane Natira Anderson and Deantre Rickey-Rene Squalls are accused of using their jobs at the fast food restaurant as a ploy to steal a customer’s credit card information and purchase a television set. Anderson, of St.
SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Two people killed last week when their small plane crashed into a Sauk Rapids home have been identified. Scott A. Olson, 60, and Alexander Voigt, 16,...
GRAND FORKS - Details about the murder of a 24-year-old man shot in the early hours of Tuesday morning at a Grand Forks apartment complex were scarce as family and friends mourned his death and as police chased after the shooters. Police officers found Jose Luis Alphonso Lopez, also known as Joe and Joeluis, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds when they arrived at apartment 201 in the Valley Park Apartments, at 2021 S.
FARGO -- Former longtime White Earth Tribal chairman Darrell "Chip" Wadena died Tuesday, family told tribal officials.
LOS ANGELES -- Aw jeez, FX's "Fargo" sure was a heck of a show, according to the Critics' Choice Television Awards. The 10-episode series inspired by the Coen brothers' black comedy film won three of the five awards it was nominated for on Thursday, picking up high honors in the earliest critical competition it was eligible for. "Fargo" received the best miniseries award, beating out "American Horror Story: Coven," "Bonnie & Clyde," "Dancing on the Edge," "The Hollow Crown" and "Luther." The show, which heavily features a fictionalized town of Bemidji, as well as Duluth and Fargo,
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ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency today in response to flooding and other problems related to heavy rainfall in recent days. Dayton’s executive order makes a range of state resources available and engages state agencies in response efforts. The Governor directed the Minnesota National Guard to send 100 soldiers to Koochiching County to help in storm affected areas. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management has activated the State Emergency Operations Center.
WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. -- Kim Christensen was driving his four-wheeler through Wessington Springs on Wednesday night, because he didn’t want to puncture a tire on his vehicle. Wood, tin, nails...
MOORHEAD – A Fargo man was pulled over Tuesday night for driving recklessly in a 2006 Chevrolet Corvette, and police found 4.25 pounds of marijuana and just under $10,000 in the car, Moorhead police said. Just before 9 p.m., an officer spotted 26-year-old Thomas Schultz driving at a high rate of speed at Eighth Street South and Main Avenue, Lt. Tory Jacobson said.