Nearly two times as many same-sex couples from North Dakota have filed for marriage licenses across the border in Clay County than Minnesotans have.
The head of the biggest railroad serving the Upper Great Plains says hauling pickup trucks by rail has really picked up. BNSF Executive Chairman Matt Rose joked that pickup truck hauling by rail appears to be “the next great line of business” for the railroad.
Bail has been set for a man accused of breaking into a home in western Minnesota and trying to kidnap his ex-girlfriend. Fifty-two-year-old William Dean faces charges of attempted kidnapping and assault with a dangerous weapon. Prosecutors say Dean broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home in Comstock last week, physically assaulted her and shocked her with a stun gun.
U.S. senators from North Dakota and Minnesota are making a friendly wager on the outcome of the NCAA Frozen Four semifinal hockey matchup involving the University of North Dakota and the University of Minnesota.
Since the 2007 film, people have been enthralled with a little independent Irish film that was made for a mere $150,000. It was shot in less than 20 days but went on to gross more than $20 million worldwide.
Donations from an American Indian tribe in Minnesota totaling nearly $1.4 million have helped Great Plains tribes weather this winter’s propane crisis. The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community provided grants to the Standing Rock Sioux in North Dakota and South Dakota; the Yankton, Rosebud and Cheyenne River Sioux in South Dakota; and the Santee Sioux in Nebraska.
A North Dakota-based nonprofit organization that helps farm families in need plant and harvest their crops is branching out into haying assistance. Farm Rescue is accepting applications from farmers in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and eastern Montana.
The leader of the Standing Rock Sioux says a propane crisis on the Dakotas reservation is easing due to warmer weather and a drop in the price of the fuel. Chairman Dave Archambault says the tribe has ensured that everyone in need of propane has received some.
The U.S. attorney from North Dakota says the new director of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives should help the state partly because of his familiarity with the area.
A weekend news anchorman for a Bismarck television station says he was fired after he opened his first-ever broadcast with obscenities.
The Farm Rescue nonprofit’s annual banquet this fall will feature a benefit concert by country music singer Jason Brown.
Officials closed Interstate 94 across most of North Dakota on Sunday as a spring storm carrying heavy snow and high winds spread across the state.
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has ordered the owner of a Minnesota construction company who allegedly failed to get the required licenses to stop doing business
A South Dakota company is sponsoring a conference in Minnesota on investment and business opportunities in North Dakota’s booming oil patch.
After a few days of above-average temperatures, North Dakotans have been slapped back into a deep freeze — and they’ll be stuck there the rest of the week.