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Worker Burned By Beet Juice Sues American Crystal

A man who was severely burned while working at an American Crystal Sugar plant last year has filed a lawsuit that accuses the company of negligence. Kevin Birnbaum was a contract worker at the East Grand Forks plant when the accident happened during an employee lockout in January 2013.

12/03/2014

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East Grand Forks Wins Class 1A Boys Hockey Crown

East Grand Forks didn’t let a slow start get in the way of a school first. Grant Loven had a goal and three assists as the Green Wave beat Hermantown 7-3 in the Class 1A Boys Hockey Championship on Saturday.

03/08/2014

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Prep Blog: Edina, East Grand Forks Are State Hockey Favorites

When the puck drops Wednesday morning at Xcel Energy Center, it’ll mark one of the most exciting and entertaining weeks of state tournament action. Between two classes, 16 of the top boys high school hockey teams in Minnesota will converge on St. Paul this week.

03/04/2014

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Prep Blog: State Dance Winners Crowned, Girls Hockey Preview

It’s hard to believe, but it’s already winter state tournament season in Minnesota high school sports. Just last week, state champions were crowned at the State Dance Competition at Target Center as well as the State Alpine and Nordic Ski Championships at Giant’s Ridge in Biwabik, Minn.

02/18/2014

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Man Arrested After Manhunt In East Grand Forks

Authorities in East Grand Forks have arrested a man found hiding outside in subzero temperatures after an alleged domestic disturbance. The 27-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after a manhunt that lasted for over an hour.

01/22/2014

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Public’s Help Sought Finding Missing Boy, 10, In Polk Co.

Officials in Polk County are asking the public’s help in finding a missing 10-year-old who has autism.

08/07/2013

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2 Workers In NW Minn. Fall Into Scalding Water

Authorities in northwestern Minnesota say two employees at a sugar plant have suffered serious burns after they fell into scalding hot water.

04/01/2013

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If You Missed It: High School Sports Rally For 3/8

Friday night’s High School Sports Rally features the State High School Hockey semi-finals! Among the big matches are Hill-Murray versus Wayzata, Duluth East versus Edina, Breck versus Hermantown and East Grand Forks versus St. Thomas Academy.

03/08/2013

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Prep Blog: Previewing The Boys State Hockey Tournament

Being the “State of Hockey,” fans are gearing up for one of the most anticipated and exciting high school state tournaments that high school sports offers in Minnesota.

03/05/2013

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Wander Minnesota: A Guide to December

Minnesota is pretty festival-friendly all year long, but December is more jam-packed than any other month. Here are just a few of the events taking place around the state (outside of the metro area) by the end of 2012.

11/30/2012

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ND Man Pleads Guilty In Synthetic Drug Overdose

A North Dakota teen has pleaded guilty to dealing synthetic drugs that led to the overdose death of a Grand Forks teen.

Wesley Sweeney, of Manvel, appeared Friday in federal court. He pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to distribute drugs that resulted in death.

08/31/2012

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Brothers Win Annual Red River Catfish Tournament

Brothers Billy and Marty Cariveau caught nine catfish weighing just under 76 ½ pounds to win the annual Red River catfish tournament in the Grand Forks area.

07/30/2012

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Man Pleads Guilty To Forming Drug-Trafficking Ring

A 26-year-old man with a four-year college degree has pleaded guilty to organizing a drug-trafficking ring that supplied heroin, cocaine, marijuana and ecstasy across North Dakota and Minnesota.

07/10/2012

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American Crystal Union Workers Reject Contract

Locked-out union employees at American Crystal Sugar Co. rejected the company’s contract proposal a third time Saturday in a nearly 11-month dispute that focuses on seniority and job security.

06/24/2012

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Now-Closed Adult-Themed Store Sues Minn. City

The owners of an adult-themed store that recently closed in East Grand Forks are suing the city in federal court.

05/17/2012

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