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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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Fargo Fight Leads To Attempted Murder Arrest

Police have arrested a Minnesota man on attempted murder and criminal mischief charges after a fight outside a downtown Fargo hotel.

11/03/2014

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Car, Alleged Drug Proceeds Returned To Fargo Man

Law enforcement officials in Moorhead, Minnesota, have returned a Corvette and nearly $10,000 in alleged drug proceeds to a Fargo man after a judge threw out the case.

10/23/2014

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Funeral Today For Slain N.D. State Student

The North Dakota State University student found slain in Moorhead will be laid to rest as authorities search for the person responsible for his death. A funeral Mass for 18-year-old Thomas Bearson will be held Monday morning at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in his hometown of Sartell.

09/29/2014

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Fargo Beer Expands To Minneapolis-St. Paul Market

Fargo beer has arrived in Minneapolis.

09/28/2014

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Police Urge Caution After NDSU Student’s Killing

Law enforcement officials in the Moorhead and Fargo, North Dakota, metropolitan area are pledging public safety and security while investigators look for clues in the killing of a North Dakota State University student earlier this week.

09/27/2014

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Funeral Planned For NDSU Freshman Tom Bearson

A funeral is scheduled for Monday for a college freshman from Sartell, Minn. Eighteen-year-old Tom Bearson’s body was discovered Tuesday morning in Moorhead, Minn. three days after he was last seen leaving a party near the North Dakota State University campus in Fargo.

09/26/2014

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Freshman Student Missing From North Dakota State

North Dakota State University is seeking the public’s help in finding a missing student. The Fargo school says freshman Tom Bearson, of Sartell, Minn., hasn’t been seen since leaving a party about 3 a.m. Saturday. He lives in a residence hall on campus.

09/22/2014

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Diversion Group Tries To Calm Waters With Letter

Opponents of a nearly $2 billion Red River flood control project that would mostly benefit North Dakota’s largest city, Fargo, have enlisted the support of two powerful allies.

09/14/2014

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Send-Off Planned For ND Soldiers Headed Overseas

A send-off is planned Sunday for members of a North Dakota National Guard unit based in Fargo. Fifteen members of the North Dakota Army National Guard’s 231st Brigade Support Battalion Logistical Support Element are going on a yearlong deployment.

09/07/2014

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Man Says Indictment For Illegal Gambling Is Unfair

A man accused of running an illegal gambling operation in North Dakota says the case should be dismissed because the charges conflict with a plea agreement in a separate money laundering case. Gerald Greenfield, of Bloomington, Minnesota, is charged in federal court with three counts, including conducting sports betting business and conspiracy to commit money laundering.

08/28/2014

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Northern Crops Institute To Hold Open House

Northern Crops Institute in Fargo plans to hold an open house this week to celebrate the completion of an equipment upgrade at its Feed Production Center. Eighteen livestock feed manufacturers from China will also attend hands-on training with the new equipment at the center during a weeklong visit.

08/18/2014

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Last Of 4 Murder Suspects In Fargo Death Sentenced

Nineteen-year-old Alexander Clapper, of Moorhead, Minn., pleaded guilty on Wednesday to murder and a felony drug charge and was sentenced to serve nine years in prison, to be followed by a year of supervised probation.

08/14/2014

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Woman Charged With Sister In Drug Case To Plead

One of two sisters from Minnesota accused of dealing large quantities of methamphetamine in North Dakota says she will also plead guilty in the case. Jennifer and Jacqueline Weiss, of Zimmerman, Minnesota, are charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of meth.

08/02/2014

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Dozens Of Oil Trains Pass Through Minnesota Weekly

Railroad documents released by the state Department of Public Safety show about 50 trains carrying crude oil from North Dakota are passing through Minnesota each week.

07/26/2014

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FX Plans 2nd Season Of ‘Fargo’ TV Show

FX is taking another trip to “Fargo,” where the cast is changing but some of the characters are not. The network announced Monday that it has renewed the series for a second season with new actors, time period and crime.

07/22/2014

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Students Run Research Project From The Bottoms Up

A group of Columbia University MBA students touring the country this summer to help small businesses improve their products chose a Fargo company partly because they liked the brand and partly because they could do their research in a tap room.

07/20/2014

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Man Has Second Thoughts On Illegal Weapons Plea

A man convicted for a drive-by shooting in Moorhead, Minn., nearly 15 years ago had second thoughts at a change of plea hearing in North Dakota on illegal weapons charges.

07/17/2014

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2 Families Safe After Church Catches Fire In Moorhead

Two families are safe after a church where they lived caught fire in Moorhead, Minn. early Monday morning. Firefighters were called around 5:30 a.m. to a fire at the Moorhead Baptist Church at 512 Highway 75 North. According to authorities, firefighters believe the fire started in the center of the building and moved into the attic space.

06/30/2014

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Sentencing Set In Wide-Ranging Synthetic Drug Case

The attorney for a man who worked for a Texas company that illegally sold the chemicals traced to the synthetic drug deaths of two North Dakota teenagers is asking for a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.

06/30/2014

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