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ENDERLIN, N.D. – This city of 886 people picked a fight with a multibillion-dollar railroad company when it passed an ordinance this month banning trains from blocking roadways and sidewalks for more than 10 minutes.
The suicide rate in Minnesota has soared over the last decade, and state health authorities have no idea why. Because you can’t fight what you don’t understand, they have launched...
By Zach Kayser / Bemidji Pioneer After a year of construction, the Country Inn and Suites by Carlson opened Friday with the hubbub of the Blue Ox Marathon happening only feet away at the Sanford Center.
By Jacob Tellers / Fergus Falls Pioneer Journal The city of Fergus Falls is seeking more details on financing and plans for the proposed $41-million development project of the historic Kirkbride property before moving ahead with the project.
Willmar - A 52-year-old woman died Saturday after being pinned under a pickup truck that had been jacked up for repairs.
By Jeff Beach / Forum News Service With an officer’s sharp eye and a fortunate gust of wind, more than $3,000 in lost cash blowing around a central Minnesota road was returned to its owner.
By Emily Welker / The Forum A former North Dakota State University women’s lacrosse player and team treasurer is accused of using her job at a local bank and her fellow teammate’s signature to forge checks to the team and to herself.
By Annie Harmon / Alexandria Echo Press Alexandria Spanish teacher Abby Johnson not only had a chance to fulfill her dream of being on The Price is Right, but she...
By Lorna Benson / MPR TWin Cities doctors and nurses say they can safely handle an Ebola patient, but state health officials are hearing a different story from hospital labs...