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ST. CLOUD — Minnesota-based grocery store chain Coborn’s has acquired Marketplace Foods, a western-Wisconsin based grocery and liquor store chain. Coborn’s also owns Cash Wise Foods and Save-A-Lot grocery stores...
DULUTH, Minn. -- A box of maple syrup cans coming through the U.S. border could have provided more than a sugar high. The steel maple syrup cans provided a guise for marijuana coming into the United States from Canada earlier this month.
By Brady Slater / Duluth News Tribune Officials with the Duluth Transit Authority say at least one person died after two buses crashed Tuesday morning.
By Bethany Wesley / Bemidji Pioneer Arson has severely damaged a 113-year-old bridge believed to be the longest trestle bridge still standing in Minnesota.
By Kyle Farris / Forum News Service Follow the quiet roads that checker the landscape just north of Duluth. Uphill and then gently down, go to the blue barn with a green roof. Turn left. Take the winding half-mile drive lined with old, scratchy trees, and you’re there.
LUTSEN — The body of a Thunder Bay, Ont., woman was found Monday morning on a trail at the Lutsen Mountains Ski Resort, police said. The Cook County Sheriff's Office reported a search began at daybreak Monday for Andrea Matyuska, 32, after it was reported that she hadn't returned from snowboarding on Sunday. Her body was found at about 7 a.m., a Sheriff's Office spokesman said. No criminal activity is suspecte
By Helmut Schmidt / The Forum Counterfeit bills in several denominations are being passed in the city, Fargo police confirmed Sunday.
A man from West St. Paul, Minn., was found dead in a home near the University of North Dakota campus. According to a University of North Dakota Police Department press release, officers and Altru Ambulance paramedics responded to a call at about 9 a.m. to the 500 block of Cambridge Street, about one block from Ralph Engelstad Arena.
By Joel Froemming/ Bemidji Pioneer Who knows what would have happened if Soul Asylum’s Dave Pirner had followed his sister’s Bemidji band camp footsteps? “When we were little, she went...
BISMARCK – For the third time in six years, North Dakota lawmakers have killed legislation that would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation, despite warnings from some Democrats and Republicans that it could tarnish the growing state’s image and attract backlash similar to what Indiana and Arkansas have faced in recent days.