FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – William Hillman, who’s charged in the killings of a mother and son at their rural Frazee mobile home, told investigators that when he woke up early Tuesday, April 17, everything went black and he didn’t remember what happened next, according to Otter Tail County District Court documents. Hillman told investigators that when he came out of the blackness, he realized he had done “a bad thing,” the documents said.
FARGO – Financial advisers say investors should stay the course with their investments, and if they can, consider buying stock bargains following market losses tied to the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union. Bargain hunters might have already been working on that Tuesday, June 28, as the Dow Jones Industrials bounced back after two days of heavy losses followed the Thursday, June 23, “Brexit” vote.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota is ranked No. 1 nationally in child well-being, while North Dakota is ranked No. 8, in the 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book released this week. It’s the second year in a row that Minnesota has earned the top ranking, thanks to being ranked first in measures of child health (up from second last year), third in economic well-being (up from fifth last year), fourth in family and community and sixth in education.
FARGO — The brief respite from icebox-like temperatures is over in the region, at least for the next few days. A cold snap that promises deep-freeze temperatures and dangerous wind...
MOORHEAD — Area firms underpaid 78 workers almost $118,000 for several Moorhead college and university projects going back to 2011, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry documents show. The violations of the state’s wage and overtime laws are a sign that higher standards should be required of contractors to ensure fair pay and competition, said the leader of the Fair Contracting Foundation. One firm, FM Contracting of West Fargo, N.D., shelled out nearly $69,000 in back wages for failing to pay the prevailing Clay County wage for carpenters during its work on Minnesota State U