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Legislative Report District 22: Legislation has huge impact on townships around state
Award of excellence for Cargill work
Area seniors focus of giving tree program
Slumberland donates beds, bedding
Cass County Electric hires two, four accept new positions
New auto dealership cleared for Eagle Run
Insight from the West Fargo PD: Daytime burglaries hit West Fargo homes
Omdahl: Food Stamp critics deserve responses
Huber: When winter hits, how quickly we forget
Candy collection for troops huge success
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The Packer Weekly: West Fargo helps ease pain in Philippines
Benefit for Don Metzger set for Dec. 12
Holy Cross presents Holiday Craft Fair
Monsanto volunteers help combat hunger
Nursery News (Dec. 4)
Boys hockey team earns season's first win
Bowling (Dec. 4)
Packer girls trounce Firebirds, Midgets
Wrestling wins big in first match
With plenty of size, chemistry, Packer girls look to build on past success
Flight lines: Change the land, change the inhabitants
Shellfish-eating duck somewhat rare in North Dakota
Eating Well: Bring on the desserts this holiday season
Eastward Autumn road trip rich with fall colors
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August 30, 2012
Conference title, playoff hopes begin today for BSU football team
BEMIDJI – It wouldn’t be quite accurate to say it’s “Now or never” for the Bemidji State football team. But for the Beavers’ talented senior class, it’s their last shot at winning a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference title. Their last shot at making the playoffs....
sports / beavers
August 30, 2012 - 11:32pm
August 29, 2012
Demons trounce Packers in opener
Last fall, the Bismarck Demons went 11-1 and claimed the North Dakota Class 3A State Championship. In the season opener against the West Fargo Packers on Friday night, the Demons, with 19 of the 22 starters on the team returning from last season, showed everyone how they did it:...
sports / Packers
August 29, 2012 - 12:00am
August 24, 2012
Chargers win field goal fight with Vikings 12-10
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The San Diego Chargers escaped from a sloppy preseason game with some confidence in their defense. Their kickers were in fine form, too. Nick Novak's 45-yard field goal as time expired gave the Chargers a 12-10 victory on Friday over Minnesota, after Vikings quarterback...
August 24, 2012 - 11:53pm
August 22, 2012
MSU-Mankato football coach faces porn case
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — The head football coach at Minnesota State, Mankato, was charged Wednesday with two counts related to child pornography after authorities said they found nude images of children on his cellphone. Todd Hoffner, 46, of Eagle Lake, was charged with one count of...
August 22, 2012 - 10:25pm
Vikings counting on Guion but knee injury persists
EDEN PRAIRIE (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings were excited about the progress Letroy Guion was making in his transition from one defensive tackle spot to the other. He showed up in ideal shape, expressed a positive attitude about the new position and hustled all over the field at the...
August 22, 2012 - 10:24pm
Packers ready for football season
The West Fargo Packers football team takes the field for its first regular season game at home against Bismarck this Friday night, and with a crew of 92 players, half of them sophomores, Coach Jay Gibson is happy with where his team is. "We have a really good group of players," Gibson...
sports / Packers
August 22, 2012 - 12:00am
August 21, 2012
Peterson tells Vikings their no-preseason plan is OK
EDEN PRAIRIE (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have a better idea about how to finish preparing Adrian Peterson and his surgically repaired left knee for the season. The plan, simply, is more practice. Coach Leslie Frazier said Tuesday his change of mind about handing the ball to his...
August 21, 2012 - 10:49pm
MSU Mankato football coach booked in child porn case
EAGLE LAKE (AP) — The head football coach at Minnesota State, Mankato, is in custody on charges related to child pornography. Todd Hoffner was booked into the Blue Earth County Jail on Tuesday afternoon. He has not been formally charged, and it was not immediately clear whether...
August 21, 2012 - 3:48pm
August 20, 2012
Interceptions must increase for Vikings to improve
EDEN PRAIRIE (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings tied for the league lead last season in sacks, so opposing quarterbacks should’ve been flustered into forcing plenty of bad throws that the secondary could take the other way. But rarely did that happen against this depleted group of defensive...
August 20, 2012 - 11:33pm
August 18, 2012
Experience matters: Bemidji State offense has senior leadership on its side
BEMIDJI – It’s subtle, but Dustin Kroeplin sees the change in the Bemidji State University offense already. It’s only been a year, but the senior running back says that year of experience makes all the difference. “A lot of guys are stepping up, and we’re kinda becoming...
sports / beavers
August 18, 2012 - 9:45pm
August 17, 2012
Ponder thrives for Vikings in 36-14 win over Bills
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Christian Ponder isn't a rookie anymore. In his second preseason with Minnesota, he looks a lot more polished than that. Ponder threw a first-quarter touchdown pass in a sharp three-possession appearance and the Vikings breezed to a 36-14 victory Friday night...
August 17, 2012 - 11:24pm
August 15, 2012
Peterson has never doubted playing in Vikings opener
MANKATO (AP) — The NFL season starts for Minnesota on Sept. 9, barely eight months after Adrian Peterson had reconstructive surgery on his...
August 15, 2012 - 11:20pm
Bemidji State safety, outside linebacker positions up for grabs
BEMIDJI – The good news for the Bemidji State football team is that seven of the starters from the Beavers’ vaunted “Gang Green” defense return from a wildly successful 2011 season. That’s the same defense that ranked No. 3 in the nation in scoring, giving up only 16 points...
sports / beavers
August 15, 2012 - 11:13pm
August 14, 2012
Bemidji State offensive line does the shuffle
BEMIDJI – The movement on the Bemidji State offensive line for the 2012 season almost looks like steps to a very strange and intricate dance:...
sports / beavers
August 14, 2012 - 11:13pm
Vikings' run defense still under construction
MANKATO (AP) — Preseason games can be difficult to analyze and often misleading, but no NFL team feels good about allowing 260 yards rushing in one night. That's what happened to the Minnesota Vikings in San Francisco last Friday while losing to the 49ers, so there was no secret...
August 14, 2012 - 2:44pm