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BISMARCK - The North Dakota Supreme Court on Thursday sided with the city of Moorhead in its lawsuit against a company that operated a toll bridge between the north sides...
BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — A 19-year-old Felton man was treated for injuries after running his car off Highway 9 near here Thursday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol said Keegan J. Kawlewski was southbound when his car left the road, hit a driveway approach, struck a mailbox and became airborne. The vehicle came to rest on the south side of the approach. Crews from the State Patrol, Wilkin County Sheriff's Department and Breckenridge Ambulance responded just before 8 a.m.
FARGO—The Big 12 Conference offered affiliate membership today to six schools including North Dakota State that formerly comprised the Western Wrestling Conference. The additions were announced Wednesday by the Big 12. NDSU along with Air Force, Northern Colorado, South Dakota State, Utah Valley and Wyoming will join Iowa State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and West Virginia in the Big 12. NDSU is holding a news conference at 3 p.m. today.
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WEST FARGO—A fifth case of E. coli possibly linked to the Red River Valley Fair was confirmed Tuesday by the North Dakota Department of Health. The case joins four others that have been confirmed in the last two weeks. All five cases are from eastern North Dakota and four out of the five have been hospitalized, said Michelle Feist, an epidemiologist with the Health Department. Feist said the investigation into the root causes of the E. coli outbreak is ongoing.
UPDATE 4:55 PM A lockdown has been lifted at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul after a construction worker found two packages in a stairwell that looked suspicious Monday afternoon.The packages, found in a third floor stairwell around 2:30 p.m., contained nonhazardous material, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. One package contained brick mortar and the other contained paper products, DPS reports. The St.
FARGO—Taylor Swift's upcoming concert at the Fargodome has been pushed back by more than a month, Fargodome officials announced Monday morning. The country and pop superstar, who announced her "1989" world tour last fall that included an upcoming stop in Fargo on Sept. 9, will now perform at the Fargodome on Oct. 12. In a news release, Fargodome officials Swift was scheduled to sing at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, on Oct. 12.
WAHPETON—Officials here have confirmed West Nile virus in at least one pool of mosquitoes, according to North Dakota Health Department officials. The virus was found in Richland County Wednesday and reported to the Health Department Thursday, said Laura Cronquist, an epidemiologist with the Health Department. The state's first human case of West Nile virus was confirmed last week in a 40-year-old McLean County resident. Two mosquito pools in Grand Forks County were also found to have the virus last week. Cronquist said
Ed Schultz's "The Ed Show," a news commentary program on MSNBC, is being canceled as part of a shakeup in its afternoon lineup, the website Mediaite reported overnight . The article says a “well-placed” source claims MSNBC will make the announcement today. In addition to former Fargo sportscaster’s show, "The Cycle" and "Now with Alex Wagner
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A Fergus Falls man faces a criminal charge for allegedly ripping down a Confederate flag at the county fair here on Saturday, police said. It was...