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By Robin Huebner FARGO – People in North Dakota and far beyond are buzzing about Fargo’s Audra Mari and her first runner-up finish at the Miss USA pageant in Baton...
By Zach Kayser / Forum News Service CLEARBROOK -- Just a few hundred yards southeast of the small town of Clearbrook stands a grouping of huge, white, silo-like structures. Silos, though, wouldn't draw protesters. This is Enbridge Energy's Clearbrook Terminal, and guards are posted there to protect the facility from demonstrators and other security risks.
The death of a 4-year-old Thursday morning is under investigation in Bemidji. At 9:57 a.m. Bemidji police, ambulance and firefighters responded to a medical call on the 2700 block of...
BEMIDJI, Minn. –Traffic on Highway 371/200 in northwestern Minnesota will be detoured weekdays now through Friday, June 20, as crews widen the highway and install a pedestrian tunnel. The roadway will re-open from noon on Fridays through Sunday. On weekdays, the detour will direct local traffic onto Walker Bay Boulevard and Garden Street adjacent to Leech Lake.
President Barack Obama and the first lady will visit the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota on June 13. U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., will join the president and first lady during their visit.
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- A Glyndon woman is charged with drunken driving after police pulled her over for swerving and found Jell-O shots in her pockets, authorities said.
By Gretchen Schlosser / Forum News Service PAYNESVILLE, Minn. -- The 13-year-old girl nearly struck Friday morning by a semi truck that illegally passed her school bus says she’s still scared and shaky days later.
FARGO – A fifth person has been charged in connection with the drug-related murder of a 26-year-old man near a south Fargo grocery store in March. Lalece Althea Slack, 26,...
It’s official, Lake Superior had ice in June, just not in the Duluth area. While the pack that remained here during the Memorial Day weekend created a lot of memorable beach images with air temperatures nearing or at 80 degrees, the ice was pushed out or melted before June came on Sunday.But points east sti
By Crystal Dey / Bemidji Pioneer BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji woman plead guilty to arson in Beltrami County Court Monday. Mary June Klasen, 57, confessed to starting her mobile home on fire in an attempt to evict her son on April 30. She was arrested for felony first-degree arson. Klasen stated in court Monday she has been trying to move her son out of the trailer for five years.