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Fergus Falls motorcyclist injured in Otter Tail County
Thursday temps set new record highs in Fargo, Grand Forks
Grand Forks woman made 'normal' gun purchase before killing family
ND sheriff, cleared of meth conspiracy and bribery, gets 25 days of home confinement
McFeely: Like a cockroach, Shirvani's career can't be killed
Rain hasn't moved drought needle: Williston snagged a little rain overnight, but too little to change drought status
Downtown boutique Lot 2029 to merge with sister store Mint & Basil
Why oil company leaders believe the Bakken is stronger now than ever before
With demand high, retail delivery service Instacart announces expansion into Fargo-Moorhead area
Area veteran says he’s suffering consequences of antimalarial drug prescribed during 148th Fighter Wing deployment
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Commentary: Should the Grand Forks mother who killed herself and her children have been able to buy her gun legally?
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'For the veterans' sake': 90-year-old Lisbon, N.D. vet gives back, one red poppy at a time
Packers were good that year, but who was the boy cheering on Mike?
'American Pickers' coming to North Dakota
Minn. brothers share rare distinction of earning every Boy Scout badge
'I knew I wanted to give back': Local Make-a-Wish beneficiary to host car show fundraiser in Fargo
ND native Amy Olson tied for lead in Michigan tourney
Bourassa strikes out 17 as West Fargo tops Sheyenne in East Region baseball tournament
Mustangs win East Region girls tennis title over defending state champion Red River
Packers pitching rotation looking for another state baseball championship
Mustangs girls tennis at full strength with singles champ Knewtson back before postseason
For two boys, fishing season is already here
Local beverage specialists offer ideas on what to pair with seasonal candy
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
3 festive holiday drinks straight from a Fargo mixologist
Newlyweds find cozy comfort in smallest house in Grand Forks
home & garden
red river valley fair
Corps to reconsider access in popular areas around Lake Sakakawea
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
North Dakota deer season set, with slight increase in available tags
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Lake Sakakawea could challenge last ice-out date
Bonnie R. Dyrdahl
Frances V. (Detmers) Kay
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David J. Billington
February 17, 2018
Alleged 'rough handling' prompts correction order for West Fargo day care
WEST FARGO — An employee of a preschool and child care center in West Fargo has been fired and other staff are receiving additional training...
February 17, 2018 - 1:05pm
October 4, 2017
New providers take over closed Hillsboro day care center
HILLSBORO, N.D.—A West Fargo couple has taken over a day care center in Hillsboro after the license of the previous operators was revoked....
October 4, 2017 - 8:00pm
September 30, 2017
AgweekTV: Hops Harvest
There's growing interest in locally-brewed beer, and that means a growing demand for hops. Rose Dunn visited a local farm as the hops harvest...
September 30, 2017 - 8:30am
September 17, 2017
Tot Spot appeals state's decision to deny Hillsboro license
HILLSBORO, N.D.—A Hillsboro day care provider is appealing a move by the state that shut down the facility, but email exchanges indicate...
September 17, 2017 - 10:42am
July 15, 2017
Funding available for care of special needs children
FARGO — Licensed and self-declared early childhood service providers who care for children with special needs, ages birth through 12 years, can apply for funding for additional support and resources for their programs through the Inclusion Support Program offered by the North...
July 15, 2017 - 1:52pm
June 1, 2017
West Fargo police investigation into baby Owen's death still open two years later
WEST FARGO — Two years after 6-month-old Owen Skodje was taken unresponsive from an unlicensed day care here and died a day later on June...
June 1, 2017 - 10:11pm
March 31, 2017
ND day care under investigation for sexual abuse was operating without license
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A woman who runs a Grand Forks day care under investigation for possible sexual abuse has been operating the business without...
March 31, 2017 - 2:37pm
December 7, 2016
Suburban day care provider charged in infant's car seat strangulation
NORTH ST. PAUL, Minn. — An unlicensed day care provider in North St. Paul faces manslaughter charges after an infant died while in her...
December 7, 2016 - 10:02am
October 8, 2016
New Hillsboro child care center could open next fall
HILLSBORO, N.D. — With the help of an anonymous investor, a new building for a child care center in Hillsboro could be up and running by next fall. The paperwork isn't finalized on the venture quite yet, but at least one city official says the investor has met eligibility requirements...
October 8, 2016 - 9:24am
September 7, 2016
New Hillsboro day care helps small town provide missing service for families
HILLSBORO, N.D.—Derrick Kvernen wasted no time Wednesday wandering around Tot Spot Hillsboro. The curious 2½-year-old roamed the day care...
September 7, 2016 - 6:49pm
June 24, 2015
Baby's fatal head injury likely occurred at day care, not an accident, police say
FARGO - The brain injury that killed a 6-month-old baby who stopped breathing while at an unlicensed day care in West Fargo earlier this month...
June 24, 2015 - 5:23pm
June 10, 2015
Police waiting on tests in WF baby's death
WEST FARGO – Preliminary autopsy results confirmed that 6-month old Owen Skodje died after a blunt force trauma to the head but police are...
June 10, 2015 - 4:50am
June 8, 2015
Autopsy results confirm blunt force trauma killed 6-month-old Owen Skodje
WEST FARGO – Preliminary autopsy results have confirmed that 6-month old Owen Skodje died after a blunt force trauma to the head. Owen,...
June 8, 2015 - 12:57pm
June 5, 2015
Autopsy results crucial as police investigate baby's death
WEST FARGO – Though they can't be sure without seeing autopsy results, a 6-month-old infant boy who died after being found not breathing Monday...
June 5, 2015 - 3:28pm
November 25, 2014
West Fargo day care has history of violations
A large West Fargo day care center under investigation by Cass County Social Services for a recent field trip to a hotel pool that ended with two young boys nearly drowning has a history of policy violations and claims of child mistreatment. Sunrise-Sunset Preschool & Childcare...
November 25, 2014 - 1:37pm