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West Fargo Mayor to shave signature mustache of 35-years if he can raise $2,500 for cancer research by Oct. 28
1 dead, 2 injured in Minnesota house fire
Dozens of civilians abducted, killed in Afghanistan
Jesse Jackson joins pipeline protest effort, FAA issues 'no-fly' restriction
'Like a miracle to me': 92-year-old woman in hospice care casts votes for Clinton, Burgum
Shopping safe haven: Curvy Divas opens in WF
Willow Tree Counseling providing mental health care
New tea store opens in West Fargo
Glacial Peak offering freezing-temperature therapy
Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 smartphone production
Cartoon by Steve Stark
Peterson not asking for free publicity
West Fargo native Tufte best for the job
Lee's attack on Peterson unnecessary
I support Marsy's Law
Nursery News (10-26-16)
Nursery News (10-19-16)
Community events coming up
Nursery News (10-12-16)
Nursery News (10-5-16)
Dig the Cure on Thursday
Soccer players from West Fargo make all-state
Stars and Strikes scores
Packers even season series with city rival Mustangs
Smith's offseason program translating to competition
Late summer early fall notes
'Walking Dead' star among paranormal convention-goers in Mahnomen
Mule Deer Foundation holding banquet, auction at Bonanzaville
Gardening in small spaces
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Ranges not static, never have been
Zen and the art of hawk watching: Identifying migrating raptors always a challenge
Flight Lines: Beautiful volume worth a spot on shelf
Flight Lines: Feathers and leaves comparable
Flight Lines: Riding Mountain, the other nearby national park
Ruth E. Anderson
Jerald "JD" Thone
Gail R. Washburn
October 25, 2016
Jacobs: Election could gauge party loyalty in N.D.
With the election only a fortnight away, attention has turned away from who might win the presidency to how much drag the loser might have...
October 25, 2016 - 7:38am
Protest stretches into the streets after letter to editor about yoga pants
BARRINGTON, R.I. - A male reader who sent a letter to a small Rhode Island newspaper criticizing women who wear yoga pants in public found that...
October 25, 2016 - 7:28am
October 24, 2016
North Dakota's Flying Farmer is back at stunts again
MAKOTI, N.D.—John Smith, a.k.a. The Flying Farmer, is set to prove again why he was North Dakota's premier stunt performer in his prime....
October 24, 2016 - 10:36pm
Details of Alerus Center officials' suspension under wraps during investigation
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—In the wake of two top officials at the Alerus Center's placement on paid leave, Grand Forks city leaders are offering...
October 24, 2016 - 10:32pm
Measure 4 aims to decrease smoking rates, but opponents fear $70 million annual 'blank check'
FARGO—A proposed increase in the state's tobacco tax could bring in $70 million each year, but that isn't why proponents put it on the...
October 24, 2016 - 10:28pm
Minnesota woman charged in fourth heroin death
MAPLEWOOD, Minn.—A Maplewood woman is facing a fourth murder charge after allegedly selling drugs that resulted in the overdose death of...
October 24, 2016 - 9:30pm
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
FARGO—Bobby Vee, the Fargo boy who stepped into the spotlight the day after the music died, died early Monday due to complications from...
October 24, 2016 - 9:14pm
Prosecution rests in case of man charged with helping burn, bury Bemidji woman
BEMIDJI , Minn.-- Attorneys prosecuting Brandon Rossbach—one of two men accused of helping burn and bury the body of Rose Downwind after...
October 24, 2016 - 8:57pm
Maybe missing Twin Cities woman isn't in eastern Dakotas
ST. PAUL—An anonymous tip sent volunteers scouring the Irvine Park area in St. Paul over the weekend as the investigation into what happened...
October 24, 2016 - 8:54pm
Dickinson State chemistry lab professor recovers after explosion
DICKINSON, N.D.—Earlier this month a small explosion shook the Dickinson State University community. The campus is regaining normalcy without...
October 24, 2016 - 8:49pm
Keep little ghosts and goblins happy and healthy on spookiest night of the year
With Halloween coming up Monday, Oct. 31, drivers are reminded to watch out for the little ghosts, goblins and other characters roaming the streets...
October 24, 2016 - 7:19pm
Minnesota authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
OLIVIA, Minn. — As the years have gone by, new leads about the death of 56-year-old Cosmos man Robert "Bob" Verdon have dwindled. Renville...
October 24, 2016 - 7:00pm
Minnesota District 7 U.S. House candidates argue over ag, health care issues
A debate between Democrat Collin Peterson and Republican Dave Hughes, the two candidates for the U.S. House in Minnesota's 7th congressional...
October 24, 2016 - 5:42pm
S&P hits two-week high on strong earnings
NEW YORK—The S&P 500 hit a two-week high on Monday, Oct. 24, on the back of strong earnings, while a flurry of acquisitions indicated corporate...
October 24, 2016 - 5:37pm
Former small town Minnesota mayor admits breaking into current mayor's home
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. – Described at the time as believing the city had “a conspiracy going against him,” the former mayor of Watson pleaded...
October 24, 2016 - 5:33pm