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Fargo Man Pleads Not Guilty To Driving Zamboni While Drunk

A Fargo man accused of being drunk while operating a Zamboni ice-grooming machine during a high school hockey game has pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence. Steven Anderson allegedly was drunk on Jan. 30 when he was smoothing the ice for a girls’ game between Davies High School and Williston High.

02/20/2015

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Fargo Father Charged In Death Of 2-Month-Old Daughter

A Fargo man is accused of falling asleep and smothering his 2-month-old daughter after a night of drinking last summer.

02/16/2015

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Moorhead Police: Vehicle In Question Not Linked To NDSU Death

The Moorhead Police Department says public assistance has helped determine that a vehicle — caught on camera near where a murdered NDSU student’s body was found – is not linked to the killing.

02/12/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Candy Shop In Minnesota

George Widman of Widman Candy Shop has been the confection king in Crookston for nearly 40 years. With every Best of Minnesota story, we like the winners to acknowledge being voted “the best” on camera. But being typical Minnesotans, boasting proved to be difficult.

02/11/2015

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Minnesota Puts Brakes On Conversion Of Forests To Crops

Minnesota officials on Thursday put the brakes on the conversion of pine forests to potato fields in the northwestern part of the state while they conduct an environmental review on potential threats to groundwater, fish and wildlife.

02/05/2015

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Former School Official Sentenced For Showing Nude Selfies

A former school paraprofessional in Fargo has been sentenced for showing a student nude pictures of herself on a cellphone.

02/05/2015

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ND Bill Would Make Medical Marijuana Legal In The State

A freshman lawmaker from Fargo is pushing for the legalization of medicinal marijuana in North Dakota.

02/04/2015

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ND Lawmakers To Mull Bipartisan Medical Pot Measure

A freshman lawmaker from Fargo is pushing for the legalization of medicinal marijuana in North Dakota.

02/01/2015

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West Fargo 6th-Graders Build App To Help Class Start On Time

An app made by a group of West Fargo sixth graders may not have won a national competition, but it likely will go a long way toward ensuring that classes at their school start on time.

01/25/2015

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Minnesota Man Accused Of Escaping From Fargo Halfway House

A man serving time on a racketeering charge is accused of walking away from a Fargo halfway house.

01/25/2015

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2nd Suspect In Armed Robbery Of Fargo Store Arrested

Police have arrested a second suspect in the armed robbery of a Fargo convenience store last October. David McAfee, of Fargo, was arrested without incident Thursday outside of a restaurant in neighboring Moorhead, Minnesota. He faces robbery conspiracy and drug charges.

01/16/2015

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Police Search For Missing Burnsville Man, 84

Burnsville Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 84-year-old man. Police say Willis Olaf Voxland was last seen Tuesday afternoon driving near Interstate 35E and Interstate 94. He was driving a gray 2003 Buick Rendezvous with a mirror hanging on one side.

01/14/2015

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Bill Would Require Further Study Of Red River Diversion Plan

A southeastern North Dakota lawmaker opposed to a Red River diversion project that would flood land in his district says impacts of the channel have not been addressed and more study is needed.

01/14/2015

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Man Arrested In Minnesota For North Dakota Killing

Minnesota authorities have arrested a man in connection with the beating death of a homeless man in North Dakota. KFGO-AM reports the suspect is being held on a first-degree manslaughter charge.

01/01/2015

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Suspect In Deathly Eastern ND Assault Arrested

The suspect in a deathly assault in eastern North Dakota in November has been arrested on a manslaughter charge. Lt. Joel Vettel with the Fargo Police Department says the male suspect was arrested Wednesday in connection with the Nov. 26 assault that led to the death of 54-year-old Mario Perez.

12/31/2014

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Moorhead Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested In Fargo

Fargo police have arrested a suspect in a bank robbery, carjacking and kidnapping case in the neighboring Minnesota city of Moorhead. The 52-year-old Fargo man was taken into custody Tuesday evening at a south Fargo motel.

12/31/2014

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Police Search For Man Who Attacked 3 NDSU Students

Fargo police are searching for a man who attacked three North Dakota State University students in an off-campus apartment.

12/21/2014

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Shoplifter Pulls Gun On Worker At Fargo Wal-Mart Store

Fargo police are looking for a shoplifter who pulled a gun on a store employee.

12/15/2014

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Owners Of Fargo-Moorhead Toll Bridge Appeal

The owners of the only toll bridge between Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota, have filed an appeal with the North Dakota Supreme Court over ownership of the structure.

12/12/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: The Firm’s Doug Melroe

He’s known as the guy who teaches work out classes in a Speedo, or as the maker of the Twin Cities Pride Parade’s most outrageous float. But he’s really just a perfect combination of his parents.

12/09/2014

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Clink Of $2,400 In Gold Coins Rings In Fargo-Moorhead Red Kettles

It’s the 12th consecutive year someone has gifted gold coins in the Fargo-Moorhead area during its holiday season bell-ringing campaign.

12/05/2014

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Crystal Sugar CEO Says Shareholders To Lose Money

The head of American Crystal Sugar Co. says it’s likely that most shareholders in the sugar beet cooperative will lose money this year.

12/04/2014

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Fargo, ND, Mayor Known For Flood Fights Dies At 73

Fargo, North Dakota, Mayor Dennis Walaker, the man known as the “flood mayor” for leading the state’s largest city through several successful fights against the Red River, died Tuesday at his home, city officials said. He was 73. Walaker had been battling kidney cancer for several months. Deputy Mayor Tim Mahoney said Walaker was hospitalized over the weekend from a reaction to his chemotherapy.

12/02/2014

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Moorhead Police Chase Ends In Tree Crash

A Moorhead man fought off police officers and escaped in his car, leading to a police chase that ended when he crashed into a tree, according to an email bulletin from the city.

11/28/2014

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Moorhead Police Arrest Man In Sex Trafficking Investigation

Moorhead police say they arrested a 32-year-old man in connection with a sex trafficking investigation Tuesday evening. According to police, a sex trafficking investigation led Moorhead detectives to an adult female victim. A suspect was then identified, located and arrested in south Moorhead at around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

11/19/2014

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