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Blizzard Sweeps Through Eastern Dakotas, Western MN

A blizzard that swept through parts of the Dakotas on Thursday made travel treacherous and prompted the shutdown of roads, public schools and even universities. The National Weather Service posted blizzard warnings in eastern North Dakota and eastern South Dakota, as well as in parts of Minnesota.

01/16/2014

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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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Xcel Asks Some Customers To Cut Natural Gas Usage

Xcel Energy is asking 600 business customers in Minnesota and North Dakota to reduce their natural gas usage because of higher demand from the cold. The Minneapolis-based company says the customers are those who take part in interruptible gas rates programs.

01/04/2014

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MN Man Accused In Border Drug Bust In Northeast ND

A Minnesota man faces charges after allegedly trying to bring 12 grams of crystal methamphetamine across the U.S.-Canada border in northeastern North Dakota. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say they arrested 35-year-old Seth King, of Detroit Lakes, Minn., on Dec. 27.

01/01/2014

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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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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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14-Year-Old Hunting Accident Victim Making ‘Miracle’ Recovery

A North Dakota teen’s father calls it a miracle that his son survived — and is doing so well — after being shot in the eye in a hunting accident.

12/09/2013

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Oil Crews Endure Even As Wind Chill Drops To -40

Some people were choosing to stay indoors as an arctic blast swept across the Northern Plains, but the prospect of temperatures not cracking single digits had a different effect on the roustabouts, roughnecks and thousands of others working outside in western North Dakota’s oil patch.

12/05/2013

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Ron Burgundy Brings You The News

Ron Burgundy heads to North Dakota and anchors the news. For real.

12/02/2013

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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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White Supremacist Refusing Food In ND Jail

A white supremacist who was arrested on charges of terrorizing a small North Dakota town that he wants to take over has been refusing food.

11/25/2013

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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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4 Suspects Named In Grand Forks Stabbing, Burglary

Four people are awaiting extradition from Minnesota to North Dakota on charges connected with a burglary and fatal stabbing west of Grand Forks. Grand Forks County Sheriff Robert Rost says 33-year-old Ruben Cisneros, of Grand Forks, was found early Sunday stabbed to death at a farm house.

11/19/2013

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