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– Piglets were falling out of a truck and onto Interstate 29 for several miles near here Wednesday until the driver eventually noticed, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. There were “dead pigs all over the road,” Sgt. Greg Smith said. The truck driver was apparently unaware that piglets he was transporting from Winnipeg, Manitoba, to Iowa were tumbling out of the vehicle about 11 a.m.
Environmentalist group Honor the Earth will hold a canoe rally Friday in Bemidji against the proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline. The protest and media event is set to begin at 5 p.m. at the Lake Bemidji waterfront near the Paul and Babe statues, a release from the group said. "The public is encouraged to attend with their canoes and paddles," the release said.
By Helmut Schmidt / The Forum FORT TOTTEN, N.D. – Three motorcyclists were cited for reckless driving after being clocked at 151 mph in a 55 mph zone near here Wednesday, the Highway Patrol reported. A state trooper pulled the men over about 8:30 p.m. on Highway 57, about three miles west of Fort Totten, Patrol spokesman Sgt. Robert Kennedy said. “They’re keepers!” Kennedy said Thursday.
By Emily Welker / The Forum Cass County prosecutors filed criminal charges Thursday against the mother of a 4-day-old West Fargo infant who died last month.
By John Myers / Duluth News Tribune Fewer Minnesota deer hunters will get the chance to shoot antlerless deer this fall, under conservative deer hunting regulations announced Wednesday by the Department of Natural Resources. Faced with fewer deer in many areas of the state following two severe winters and high hunter harvest rates for the past decade, the DNR has dramatically scaled back antlerless permits. After years of allowing many hunters to sho
– A Fargo woman who allegedly assaulted someone during a flight to Hector International Airport was “combative” with officers after landing Wednesday night and was arrested, Fargo police said.
DULUTH - In his own words, Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell wasn’t pulling any punches as he sat on the witness stand at his sexual misconduct trial Wednesday in Duluth.
By Kevin Bonham / Grand Forks Herald The National Weather Service has confirmed two tornadoes touched down in the northern Red River Valley during Monday night’s storm. AAn EF2 tornado tracked through portions of Polk and Red Lake counties of Minnesota, at 8:40 p.m. about 4 miles west-northwest of Eldred, Minn., in southwest Polk County and ending at about 9:25 p.m. about 4 miles south of Red Lake Falls, Minn., in Red Lake County, according to the NWS.
BY Adrian Glass-Moore/ The Forum FARGO – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources filed a brief in U.S. District Court on Tuesday asking the court to allow it to participate in a lawsuit filed against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by the Richland/Wilkin Joint Powers Authority seeking to stop the diversion project.