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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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Patrol: ND Driver In Fatal Crash Was On Facebook

Traill County authorities say a 20-year-old North Dakota woman killed an elderly Minnesota woman after she rear-end an SUV at 85 mph while browsing Facebook on her cellphone. Abby Sletten of Hatton was charged in court this week with negligent homicide in the death of 89-year-old Phyllis Gordon of Ada, Minnesota, in May.

09/05/2014

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14 Get Medical Treatment After Visiting ND Laundromat

At least 14 people in northwest North Dakota have sought medical treatment after becoming ill following a visit to a laundromat.

09/01/2014

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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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ND Teacher Of The Year Charged With 5 Felonies

A reigning North Dakota teacher of the year was charged Friday with five felony counts for allegedly having sexual contact with a female student more than five years ago.

08/23/2014

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Farm Rescue Nonprofit Nears Another Milestone

The Farm Rescue nonprofit in the Upper Midwest is approaching another milestone. The volunteer organization based in North Dakota will help its 300th farm family in the region by the end of the year.

08/22/2014

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Former North Dakota Player Convicted Of Murder

A man who played college football in North Dakota has been convicted of killing one man and wounding another outside a Minneapolis club last fall.

08/14/2014

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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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Minnesota Leads In Income, Spending Growth

New economic data is confirming Minnesota’s status as a top performer among Upper Midwest states. The U.S. Department of Commerce for the first time is releasing state-by-state breakdowns of personal income and consumption.

08/07/2014

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Motorcycle Crash In Minot Kills Man And Woman

A motorcycle crash in Minot has killed two people. Police say the motorcycle crashed into a tree at a high rate of speed shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday, throwing both occupants.

08/07/2014

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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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Sheriff’s Deputy Hurt In Scuffle With DUI Suspect

A Richland County sheriff’s deputy suffered minor injuries in a scuffle with a drunken driving suspect over the weekend.

07/28/2014

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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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Minnesota Wants Say In Red River Diversion Lawsuit

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wants to participate in a lawsuit challenging a Red River diversion project so it can be heard on arguments about state regulation. A group representing upstream townships and counties in North Dakota and Minnesota has filed a federal lawsuit that asks the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to come up with a cheaper project that doesn’t flood farmland.

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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