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A federal agency issued a safety alert today on Bakken crude oil, warning emergency responders, the public and others that the light, sweet crude may be more flammable than traditional heavy crude oil. The safety alert from the the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration stems from preliminary inspections conducted after the recent derailment and fire in Casselton, N.D., as well as derailments in Alabama and Quebec. Those investigations have prompted the agency to reinforce the requirement to properly test, characterize, classify and degasify hazardous materials prior to s
BEMIDJI -- A $1 million Minnesota Millionaire Raffle ticket was sold in Beltrami County, lottery officials announced Thursday. A second $1 million ticket was sold in Stearns County. The tickets...
DULUTH - Duluth Bishop Paul Sirba told members of the media Tuesday that the history of sex abuse cases in the Catholic Church is a “sad truth that must be acknowledged,” and that the church wants to help victims heal and encourage others to come forward with their stories. That’s why the Diocese of Duluth on Tuesday released a list of 17 priests it has determined to be “credibly accused” of wrongdoing, Sirba said.
FARGO -The introductory lines of the online ad posted on Craigslist are hard to ignore: Free house. In parentheses comes the hitch – if you move it. The house in question, a Victorian two-story built in 1900, is located at 1101 8th St. S., in Fargo, in one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods.
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officers arrested a 35-year-old Minnesota man for allegedly trying to enter the country with 12 grams of methamphetamine on Dec. 27. According to a statement from the CBP, Seth Isacc Ray King, of Detroit Lakes, Minn., was entering the U.S. at the Pembina, N.D., port of entry.
The former principal and athletic director at Warren-Alvarado-Oslo High School in Warren, Minn., appeared in court this week on four felony counts of criminal sexual conduct in Morris, Minn. In court Monday, Craig Jon Peterson, 36, deferred entering a plea to the charges and was scheduled for an omnibus hearing Feb. 5 in state district court in Morris, said a Stevens County official.
FOLEY, Minn. - The search for missing Cottage Grove native Jamie Wylie in central Minnesota stretched into a third week with no sight of him. Wylie, 31, was last seen...
LITTLE FALLS — A Bemidji man was arrested Monday for possession of Methamphetamine near Motley, according to the Morrison County Sheriff Office. The Brainerd Dispatch reported that a sheriff deputy was on routine patrol on Highway 10 in the Motley Township when he saw a minor equipment violation and stopped a vehicle driven by Anthony Allen Zimmerman, 55. A search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of nearly 118 grams of methamphetamine, with a street value of over $16,000.
Runners are taking to the streets and their treadmills to run virtual races. Participants are actually running, but the races are organized online, and racers can complete them whenever and wherever they want. Darcy Kasprick, 32, of Fargo says Fit 4 Life and the charities it supports help keep her motivated. “It’s a great, supportive group,” she said. “Even when you’re feeling down, the rest of the group is there to pick you up.”
CASSELTON, N.D. - The voluntary evacuation of Casselton will be lifted at 3 p.m. today. Multiple health and environmental officials say the air quality is now safe for residents to...