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By Zach Zayser BEMIDJI -- Local candidates for Minnesota House of Representatives spots had their third and final debate Tuesday at City Hall. The forum featured the contest between Rep. Roger Erickson, DFL-Baudette, and Republican Dave Hancock in Minnesota House District 2A.
By Doug Belden / St. Paul Pioneer Press MNsure’s marketing department approved more than $925,000 in contract work without first obtaining required authorization, according to a financial audit released Tuesday by the state Office of the Legislative Auditor. The money was available and planned for in the budget, MNsure officials said, but they have since brought in a new marketing team and reorganized internal oversight to prevent similar situations from occurring again.
By Patrick Springer / The Forum California health officials have given notice that North Dakota is one of six states that could receive Ebola medical waste in the event the state has any material to incinerate. In a notice posted last week, the California Department of Public Health listed North Dakota as one of six states where California sends medical waste to be incinerated when onsite disposal is not available at medical centers.
The story of a Devils Lake girl who carried an injured competitor on her back in the last moments of a cross country race earlier this month will get another shot of national attention today. Melanie Bailey carried Fargo South runner Danielle LeNoue to a medical cart at the end of the Eastern Dakota Conference cross country meet Oct. 11 in Glyndon, Minn. The pair flew out to the Los Angeles area Monday, where they taped a segment Tuesday for “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” WDAY-TV reported.
Enbridge Energy told regulators Monday that it wants to go ahead with a $2.3 billion project to replace a northern Minnesota crude oil pipeline that has ruptured repeatedly since its construction in the 1960s. The Calgary, Alberta-based pipeline company, in a regulatory filing in Minnesota, asked for permission to begin contacting landowners along the 338-mile-long corridor, the start of a review process likely lasting more than a year. The pipeline, known as
By Emily Welker A Fargo woman originally charged with manslaughter and making false reports to police after allegedly killing her boyfriend by knocking him off the hood of her car following a fight about infidelity has pleaded guilty. Olivia Katherine Anderson, 21, pleaded guilty Monday in Cass County District Court to one coun
By Jana Hollingsworth / Forum News Servic e DULUTH – In a season of political rallies, “the one with Don Draper” might be the one that attendees remember most. A...
By Sarah Volpenhein / Forum News Service A 27-year-old Crookston resident and self-employed businessman died Sunday in a fiery car accident after a high-speed pursuit with police. The Crookston Police Department was called to check on Dominic Herkenhoff’s well-being Sunday evening. Cpt.
MOORHEAD – A Moorhead real estate agent is suing a couple after their cat allegedly attacked her while she was preparing their home for an open house seven years ago, court documents show.
Crow Wing Power of Brainerd was negligent in its response to a rural Pine River farm family's concerns about stray voltage on their property, a Cass County jury ruled Friday. The jury awarded Randy and Peggy Norman $4.8 million in economic loss damages and $1.5 million in nuisance damages for a total of $6.3 million, the largest amount ever awarded in a stray voltage case in state history, according to the Normans' attorneys. For nearly 20 years, the Normans claimed to have experienced mysterious health issues with their dairy herd that eventually led them to shutter their b