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By Robb Jeffries Despite procedural concerns and plenty of public outcry, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission voted Thursday to issue a certificate of need for an Enbridge expansion project on an existing line in northern Minnesota. Phase 2 of the Line 67 Upgrade Project consists of building four new pump stations near existing Enbridge facilit
The last defendant in a synthetic drug conspiracy case was sentenced Thursday in federal district court in Fargo to 20 years and six months in prison in what federal district Judge Ralph Erickson said was “one of the saddest, if not the saddest, cases this court has seen in 20 years.”
A second opinion will be sought before a Bemidji woman accused of manslaughter in the death of a 6-year-old child can be civilly committed by the court as mentally ill...
By Vicki Gerdes DETROIT LAKES NEWSPAPERS Though the first day of autumn officially falls on Sept. 22, most people consider Labor Day to be summer’s last gasp. As such, there’s...
By Archie Ingersoll /The Forum FARGO — The mother of a North Dakota State College of Science student who disappeared from the school’s Wahpeton campus just before he was to graduate last spring believes her son was murdered. “His backpack was weighted down, and he was thrown in the river,” Tammy Sadek said Tuesday of her 20-year-old son, Andrew Sadek. His body was found in the Red River near Breckenridge, Minn., on June 27.
By John Myers / Duluth News Tribune With monarch butterfly numbers down more than 90 percent over the past 20 years and their habitat increasingly disappearing, conservation groups on Tuesday...
The sports director for local Fox-affiliate KVRR-TV has been placed on leave for a week after pleading guilty Monday to obstructing police. James Daniel Nelson, 28, read a prepared apology on-air during the 9 p.m. broadcast Tuesday night.
By April Baumgarten / Forum News Service DICKINSON, N.D. -- What can be done to keep trains from becoming "Bakken bombs?" It's a question on the minds of many North Dakota residents and leaders, so much that some are calling on the state Industrial Commission to require oil companies to use technology to reduce the crude's volatility.
DULUTH -- As the sun started to break through the fog and clouds Monday morning, contractors scaled the fire escape on the back of the three-story, red-brick building on East...