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Nordic Reality Show Seeking Swedes From Fargo Area

A Swedish reality TV show that features 10 Americans competing in various cultural events is entering its fourth season and casting officials say something is missing. They want someone from the Fargo area.

02/11/2014

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Minnesota Sisters Arrested For Selling Drugs In ND

Two sisters from Minnesota are accused of dealing large quantities of methamphetamine in North Dakota. Jacqueline Weiss, 22, and Jennifer Weiss, 25, of Zimmerman, Minn., are charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of meth.

02/01/2014

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Man Pleads Guilty 3 Days Into Federal Drug Trial

A man who backed out of plea deal at the last minute in a drug conspiracy case agreed to plead guilty after all, three days into his trial. David Cerna Jr., of Moorhead, Minn., is among a dozen people charged in federal court in North Dakota with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance.

01/31/2014

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New NDSU Football Coach Names 3 More Assistants

New North Dakota State head football coach Chris Klieman has named three more assistants. Atif Austin will coach wide receivers, Joe Klanderman the defensive backs and Tyler Roehl the tight ends and fullbacks.

01/24/2014

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2 North Dakota Residents File Suit Against Target

Two North Dakota residents are named as plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit against Target for the massive pre-holiday data breach.

01/15/2014

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American Crystal Sugar Co. Executive Stepping Down

The American Crystal Sugar Co. executive who led company negotiations in the first labor dispute with union workers in 30 years is resigning, company officials said Tuesday.

01/07/2014

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Players Bid Farewell As Craig Bohl Leaves Fargo

Craig Bohl is coaching his final game at North Dakota State University on Saturday as the Bison face Towson in the FCS title game. Next stop: Taking over the football program at Wyoming. But what a ride it has been in Fargo.

01/04/2014

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Oil Train Derailment Causes Massive Explosion In ND

Authorities are evacuating part of a North Dakota town near the scene of a fiery oil train derailment. Cass County Sheriff’s Sgt. Tara Morris says as many as 300 Casselton residents may be evacuated. Morris says there’s no immediate danger. It’s a precaution in case winds change as some derailed cars continue to burn. Investigators couldn’t get close to the blaze and estimates of how many cars caught fire varied.

12/30/2013

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Corps Says Lawsuit Against Diversion Has No Merit

Attorneys for the federal government are asking a judge to throw out a lawsuit by a group opposed to a plan to divert high water from the Red River around Fargo and neighboring Moorhead, Minn.

12/26/2013

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Man Accused Of Threatening Judge Faces More Counts

A man arrested more than a year ago accused of sending threatening letters to a federal judge mailed similar letters to district court officials in North Dakota and Minnesota after he was indicted, according to documents unsealed Wednesday.

12/19/2013

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Judge Drops Case Against Man Accused Of Threats

A judge has agreed to dismiss a case against a Minnesota man accused of trying to extort $50 million from government agencies in the North Dakota city of Fargo and threatening to hold tribunals for politicians.

12/18/2013

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Fargo Police Join Probe Into School Security Story

Police in Fargo have joined an investigation into whether a TV journalist broke the law while reporting a hidden-camera story aimed at revealing holes in security at elementary schools.

12/16/2013

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Photographers Find New Life In ND Ghost Towns

Two Fargo radio personalities who photographed the remains of western North Dakota’s pioneer towns for a coffee table book discovered a surprise when they returned for volume 2. Some of the “ghost” towns had come back to life, thanks largely to the oil boom.

11/28/2013

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Police Search For Suspect In Fargo Armed Robbery

Fargo police are searching for a man accused in an armed robbery at a south side convenience store. The incident happened at about 4 a.m. Thursday at a Stop-N-Go store on University Avenue and 27th Avenue South.

11/28/2013

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Fargo Prosecutors Charge Man In Double Homicide

Prosecutors have charged a 35-year-old man with killing two people in north Fargo over the weekend. David Stevens is charged with two counts of murder in the stabbing deaths of 23-year-old Samantha Wickenheiser, of Fargo, and 30-year-old Ward Berg, of neighboring Moorhead, Minn.

11/25/2013

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Gay Men’s Chorus Forms In Fargo-Moorhead

A group of about 15 men in Fargo-Moorhead have started a gay men’s chorus, and hope to pull off a holiday concert. The chorus organized a few months ago and has been holding weekly rehearsals at a Fargo church.

11/25/2013

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Curlers Rock Fargo For Shot At 2014 Olympic Games

The leader of the only U.S. team to win an Olympic curling medal has spent the last several days playing before a mostly empty arena in North Dakota. Pete Fenson doesn’t mind. He still remembers the parade in Bemidji, Minn., that had residents waving brooms and American flags in 2006.

11/14/2013

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Heitkamp, Hoeven: Army Delays Dropping NDSU ROTC

The U.S. Army has postponed dropping the ROTC program at North Dakota State University in Fargo.

11/06/2013

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Doctor: How To Address Obesity & Halloween Candy

Halloween is on Thursday, and while many of us are stocking up on candy to hand out to trick-or-treaters, a woman in Fargo is planning to hand out a controversial letter.

10/30/2013

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N.D. Woman To Give ‘Obese’ Kids Advice, Not Halloween Candy

A Fargo, N.D. woman is at the center of controversy after vowing to hand not Halloween candy but instead letters to children she deems “overweight,” warning them about their health.

10/30/2013

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10-15-13 JILTED Bride Talks With Dave Lee

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10/15/2013

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Facebook Post Leads To Arrest Of Sex Offender

A convicted sex offender from Minnesota was arrested in Fargo after posting on Facebook that he’s engaged to a 14-year-old girl and planned to marry her, authorities said. Tyler Howard Graening, 20, is charged with one count of Class A felony gross sexual imposition, one count of Class C felony failure to register as a sexual offender and one count of corruption of a minor, a Class A misdemeanor, The Forum reports. He has no recent address listed.

09/04/2013

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Woman Gets Probation In Synthetic Drug Conspiracy

A woman charged in a synthetic drug conspiracy that authorities have blamed in the overdose deaths of two teens in eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota has been sentenced to three years of probation.

08/21/2013

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Good Question: Where Does The Minnesota Accent Come From?

Comedian Amber Preston moved from Fargo to Minneapolis 15 years ago, but still holds onto her Upper Midwest accent. She uses, even exaggerates, it during her standup shows about growing up in Fargo.

08/15/2013

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Judge Says Wife Of Inmate Cannot Collect Insurance

A federal judge says the wife of a man convicted of bilking millions of dollars out of people in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and elsewhere in an investment fraud scheme cannot collect proceeds from his insurance policy.

08/05/2013

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