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By Emily Welker / The Forum FArgo - To those of us who aren’t up on our beverage industry lingo, they sound like the word for the noise Cookie Monster makes while eating: growlers. But to the city’s growing ranks of craft beer aficionados, they’re a half-gallon of delight, a means of conveying specialty beers to your home from the brewery. And unless a proposal to change Fargo’s liquor laws goes through, breweries are by and large the only way you can buy a growler here. With the rise in popularity of craft beers and the relative scarcity of the small
Several NDSU students are calling out the university's lack of communication after Bearson went missing. They say most of the student body on campus found out about Tom's disappearance through social media or word of mouth from friends. In most emergency situations, students say they get text alerts and emails informing them of the situation. So when one of their own went missing, students were shocked they didn't receive any notification. Ian Godf
The felony jury trial for an Arizona man charged with sexually abusing an infant began Wednesday at Stark County Courthouse. Dan Pruett’s trial is scheduled to continue Thursday, and into Friday, Saturday and Monday.
By Crystal Dey / Bemidji Pioneer The Clearwater County Sheriff finished his final fight Tuesday. Mike Erickson, 54, was Clearwater County Sheriff for eight years; he spent the last two battling cancer.
By John JMyers / Duluth News Tribune The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Wednesday said it has made final its decision to strip Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers of the permits he needs to place radio collars on wild bears. Rogers said Wednesday that he will appeal the DNR’s decision to a three-judge panel of the Minnesota Court of Appeals within 30 days.
By Andrew Scheeler / Bismarck Tribune MANDAN, N.D. - On Wednesday, William Kiefer ran out of second chances.
A West Fargo woman has pleaded not guilty in the death of her 4-day-old baby. 32-year-old Reanne Pederson is charged with negligent homicide and ingesting a controlled substance.
Authorities in Douglas County say a burglary suspect called 911 on Monday to report he was being chased — by the owner of the vehicle he allegedly burglarized in Oliver. The suspect and a female companion eventually were tracked by a Douglas County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit along the St.
By RPorter/ Wadena Pioneer Journal After another three and a half hours of work on Sept. 15, Wadena County commissioners were able to identify about $330,000 that could be cut from the budgets for 2015 proposed by department heads in August. The discussions among commissioners were intense and focused.
Wet springs are bad for pheasants but can be great for waterfowl, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2014 report on the duck breeding populations indicated that this year. That could be good news for hunters who will kick off their season on Saturday for the Minnesota waterfowl opener. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service estimated the breeding duck numbers based on surveys conducted in May and early June.