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COOPERSTOWN, N.D. – A 3-year-old missing for nearly six hours Monday was discovered safe -- thanks in part to the family dog -- after an hours-long air, foot, bloodhound, horseback...
WILLMAR — It could be the middle of next week before farmers in west-central Minnesota get into the fields to begin planting this year’s corn crop. What is needed is a string of nice days, with sunshine and warm temperatures, to warm the soil after the long, hard winter and after up to 4 inches of rain this week. “We are patiently waiting,” Clarkfield-area farmer Doug Albin said Friday morning, the tone of his voice contradicting the words of his statement.
BEMIDJI — A rogue lumberjack or lumberjacks have done some unauthorized landscaping at the city’s disc golf course — at the price of six decades-old trees. A post Friday on...
MITCHELL, S.D. — Luke Hagen is the new managing editor of The Daily Republic of Mitchell. His promotion from assistant editor was announced Friday. The newsroom’s top position opened March 17 when then-editor Seth Tupper was promoted to publisher. Tupper selected Hagen from a nationwide field of applicants. “Since he arrived at The Daily Republic in 2008, I’ve seen Luke dedicate himself to constant improvement,” Tupper said. “He possesses a real commitment to journalistic quality, along with a knowledge of Mitchell and the area, and great leadership skills.
ST. PAUL — A federal judge has blocked restrictions set by the state of Minnesota that tried to limit businesses in North Dakota and other states from building coal-fired power plants and selling the electricity in Minnesota. The ruling issued Friday found that Minnesota’s Next Generation Energy Act, which barred new out-of-state fossil fuel power plants from transporting energy into Minnesota, violated the commerce clause of the U.S.
MANKATO -- After refusing to practice for recently reinstated coach Todd Hoffner, players on the Minnesota State University-Mankato football team are expected to return to the practice Friday, a member...
MINNEAPOLIS - Todd Hoffner has decided to return to Minnesota State-Mankato to be the head football coach after a recent arbitrator ruling, leaving the Minot State head spot after a...
WILLMAR -- Brok Junkermeier, the Willmar teen charged with killing an elderly woman last summer, changed his plea to guilty at his murder trial this afternoon in Kandiyohi County District Court. Junkermeier, 19, is currently on the stand undergoing questioning by the judge and prosecutors. His sentencing is scheduled for April 9.