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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 called on the U.S. government to list the insects as an endangered species. The Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, the Xerces Society and monarch scientist Lincoln Brower filed a legal petition Tuesday to the U.S.
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...
LUTH -- 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 Superior Street.
Instagram was a personal thing for Megan Yeats – at least at first. The 29-year-old Walker, Minn., native and Moorhead resident joined the popular social network two years ago, using it to share photos with family and friends.
FARGO – A Fargo woman accused of killing her boyfriend with her car is set to plead guilty.