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Astronaut Alum Giving Speech For UND Graduation

University of North Dakota summer graduates are getting some words of wisdom from the university’s out-of-this-world alumnus. The keynote address during the Friday afternoon summer commencement ceremony will be by astronaut and UND alum Karen Nyberg.

08/02/2013

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Powerful Storm Pounds Thief River Falls In NW MN

A line of powerful thunderstorms caused significant damage as it moved through the northwestern Minnesota city of Thief River Falls on Friday evening.

07/12/2013

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UND Football Team Hires 2 Assistant Coaches

University of North Dakota head football coach Chris Mussman has announced the hiring of two assistant coaches.

06/06/2013

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Man Charged With Luring In Missing ND Teen Case

A Minnesota man is facing a luring charge as the result of a police investigation into a missing North Dakota teen.

05/11/2013

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Obama Signs Emergency Declaration For ND Flooding

President Obama has approved an emergency declaration for flooding in North Dakota.

04/26/2013

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Man Arrested On Train After 7 Pounds Of Pot Found

An Oregon man riding on an Amtrak train to Minnesota has been arrested in North Dakota after authorities found more than 7 pounds of marijuana in his luggage.

04/03/2013

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Man Remains Hospitalized From Apartment Fire

The Grand Forks Fire Department says a 40-year-old man remains hospitalized from injuries suffered during a weekend apartment fire.

02/13/2013

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ND Man Sentenced For Sex With Disabled Girls

A Grand Forks man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for having sex with two mentally disabled girls over a period of two years.

02/07/2013

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Man Accused Of Making Deadly Drugs Pleads Guilty

A North Dakota man who described himself to police as a “hobby chemist” and was accused of cooking up synthetic drugs that led to the overdose deaths of two teenagers pleaded guilty to five counts Monday.

10/29/2012

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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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Storm Knocks Out Bemidji Phones; No Travel Advised

Authorities in Bemidji are asking residents to travel only for emergencies after a severe thunderstorm caused widespread damage and knocked out most phone service in the city.

07/02/2012

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Autopsy Released On UND College Student Found Dead

A University of North Dakota student found dead in a Grand Forks rail yard in March died of blood loss after his right arm got tangled in a train and was torn off.

06/28/2012

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Union Workers To Vote A 3rd Time On Crystal Offer

Locked-out workers at American Crystal Sugar Co. factories in North Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa will vote on the company’s contract offer a third time.

06/15/2012

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Man Says He Will Plead Guilty To Bald Eagle Charge

A 23-year-old Minnesota man accused of illegally capturing a bald eagle in North Dakota says he will plead guilty.

05/24/2012

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Killing Of Grand Forks Woman 25 Years Ago Remains A Mystery

Twenty-five years after the stabbing death of a 19-year-old woman in her Grand Forks apartment, the slaying continues to haunt the community and the investigators still searching for her killer.

05/11/2012

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Adult-Themed Store Tries Again In Grand Forks Area

A Fargo-based lingerie and adult toy store that was barred from opening in Grand Forks has now run into trouble in neighboring East Grand Forks, Minn.

05/09/2012

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Lab Tests: ND Patrol Captain Was Over Legal Limit

Lab tests show that a North Dakota Highway Patrol captain arrested in Minnesota allegedly had a blood alcohol level nearly twice that state’s legal limit for driving.

04/17/2012

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Grand Forks Considering Bike Rental Program

Grand Forks city leaders are considering whether to offer a city-run bike rental program.

04/08/2012

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Grand Forks Body ID’d As Student From Mpls.

Authorities have identified a body found in a Grand Forks rail yard as a University of North Dakota student from Minneapolis.

03/26/2012

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ND Flight Was Canceled Due To Drunk Attendant

A police report says a drunk flight attendant was the reason for the canceling of a weekend Grand Forks-to-Minneapolis flight.

02/22/2012

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Dayton Urges Crystal, Union To Resume Talks

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is urging American Crystal Sugar Co. and its locked-out factory workers to get back to the bargaining table.

11/25/2011

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Fires Reported At ND, Minn. Sugar Plants

Locked-out union workers at American Crystal Sugar Co. are blaming fires at plants in Drayton and in East Grand Forks, Minn., on inexperienced replacement workers hired to take over harvesting duties.

09/10/2011

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American Crystal Ready For Harvest With Fill-Ins

With the lockout of about 1,300 American Crystal Sugar Co. workers entering its second month and no negotiations in sight, the company is ready to start the harvest season with inexperienced replacement workers.

09/04/2011

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Premier Red River Catfish Tournament Canceled

The annual Red River catfish tournament in the Grand Forks area has been canceled.

07/21/2011

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UND Airplane Makes Safe Emergency Landing

A University of North Dakota airplane made an emergency landing at an airport in northwest Minnesota. The two people aboard were unharmed.

06/24/2011

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