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FARGO — In one of the city's most boisterous marches in recent times, about 250 abortion rights supporters angry about restrictive abortion laws passed by a number of state legislatures marched from Island Park through downtown to the Red River Women's Clinic late Tuesday afternoon, May 21. At the clinic, the state's only abortion provider, they were met by a much smaller group of about 35 anti-abortion demonstrators who sang hymns and said prayers as the chanting marchers rolled by.
MEDINA, N.D. — An accident in the blinding snow on Interstate 94 in south-central North Dakota on Monday afternoon, March 4, near Medina was the start to a series of crashes involving eight vehicles, three injuries and a near-hit on the Stutsman County sheriff, who was directing traffic.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, who represents most of western Minnesota and has always been one of the most conservative Democrats in the House, said Tuesday, Jan. 22, that he favors building a wall “where it’s most appropriate” and has joined with another of the longest-serving members of the House in penning a letter to President Donald Trump and congressional leaders to immediately reopen the government.
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—Joey Piskel and his dad, Joe, had quite a surprise when they were walleye fishing in the Mississippi River in northern Minnesota on opening day last weekend. What they first thought was a muskie jaw turned out to be the 10-inch-wide jawbone from either a sand tiger or mako shark, which are found in subtropical or tropical saltwater seas. Joey Piskel, 32, who lives in Bemidji, said it was about 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 13, and they had just caught a nice 21-inch walleye when his dad thought maybe they had landed another.
GARRETSON, S.D. -- She’s a former Minnesotan teaching in South Dakota.
Laboratory testing has ruled out an amoeba as the cause of death of a 14-year-old Alexandria boy who doctors originally thought died after contracting a rare brain-debilitating condition while swimming in a central Minnesota lake. The testing conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has determined that Hunter Boutain did not die from suspected primary amoebic meningoencephalitis as reported in early July, but instead from streptococcal meningoencephalitis.