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REDWOOD FALLS -- Gov. Mark Dayton says he is willing to overturn a new sales tax on farm implement repair when the Legislature next month meets to appropriate money for...
FARMINGTON -- A runaway bull caused injuries to several visitors to the Dakota County Fair on Wednesday night. The bull escaped from his pen, then broke through the gates and...
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s first human case this season of West Nile virus was reported Thursday. State health officials said the man, from Murray County in southwest Minnesota, became ill with West Nile fever earlier this month and is recovering.
MINNEAPOLIS -- A Fergus Falls man faces a federal indictment charging him with stealing money from automated teller machines in numerous locations in west-central Minnesota and Wahpeton, N.D., over a...
MOORHEAD – Jon Ammerman, who played in three state tournaments for the Moorhead High School boys hockey team, will now oversee one of the state’s elite programs. In a press release issued Monday afternoon, Moorhead High School athletic director Dean Haugo announced the 26-year-old Ammerman will be the Spuds next head coach. The Moorhead School Board is expected to approve the hiring at its Aug. 12 meeting.
BISMARCK -- What state is the luckiest place on earth, North Dakota or South Dakota? The Myers’ Newsletter, a monthly investment publication, published a summer special report on North Dakota and reasons to invest in the state’s energy development.
MITCHELL, S.D. -- The Starlite Drive-In’s screen will soon go dark, possibly forever. Jeff Logan, owner of the Starlite and Logan Luxury Theatres, said that due to changes in technology, the Mitchell drive-in will probably not reopen after it closes in September and undergoes its annual winterization process.