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By Carolyn Lange/ West Central Tribune A Willmar man has been sharing the story of his brother and sister-in-law, who were killed last week in the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Drew Ryder, who is the president of Feedlogic Corp. at the MinnWest Technology Campus, said his brother and sister-in-law, Arjen and Yvonne Ryder, were on board the plane. “Lost my oldest brother and sister in law on Flight MH17,” Ryder wrote on Twitter on Friday.
A selection committee has chosen a mural design by local artist Wesley May for the side of the Wastewater Treatment plant in Bemidji.
The first of eight public meetings regarding the routing of a proposed 220-mile power line has left Stuart Rice and other farmers and landowners in northern Minnesota irritated and asking more questions. Moving into the last leg of the planning process, Minnesota Power is hoping the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission will approve the propose
MINOT, N.D. – A woman was injured Friday on a carnival ride at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot, KXMC-TV reported. The woman, in her early 20s, was on the Kamikaze ride, which turns upside down in a forward circle.
MOORHEAD – Police are investigating two former employees of The Big Lot car dealership here who allegedly admitted to being involved in a scheme to embezzle more than $300,000 from the company.
St. PAUL -- More former Navy SEALs testified that they saw parts of a confrontation between Jesse Ventura and Chris Kyle at a Coronado, Calif., bar — including the most direct account yet of a punch Kyle claims leveled the former Minnesota governor.
By Sarah Volpenheim/ Grand Forks Herald A Thief River Falls man pled guilty Tuesday in Kittson County District Court in Hallock, Minn., to three counts of soliciting a minor online after he made sexual advances toward an undercover sheriff’s deputy. Marty Dale Johnson, 52, responded to an advertisement posted on Craigslist by Dep.
Bees and other pollinators are in trouble. And because they’re in trouble, we’re in trouble. Over the past few decades, there has been a significant loss of pollinators from the environment. Carmelita Nelson, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Roadsides for Wildlife coordinator, said that the number of migrating Monarch butterflies sank to the lowest number ever last year. There’s also been a sharp decline in the number of other butterflies, honey bees, native bees, birds and bats.
ST. PAUL — Within weeks of its debut, “American Sniper” was in the upper echelons of the New York Times Best Seller list and flying off store shelves faster than...