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WHO has deemed video-game addiction a mental disorder. But how much play is too much?
18 hours 15 min ago
FARGO — Summer vacation is here, and with school out, more free time means many children will turn to video games. About 97% of teen boys...
Former executive sentenced for embezzling from Fargo-Moorhead organization
19 hours 55 min ago
FARGO — A former executive accused of embezzling more than $118,000 from a local organization has been ordered to complete 200 hours of community...
Wayback Wednesday: Deadly Fergus Falls "Great Cyclone" happened 100 years ago this week
21 hours 25 min ago
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Saturday, June 22, marks the 100th anniversary of one of the worst disasters in Minnesota history, the Fergus Falls "Great...
The Sorting Pen: Learning the ag history of the region through biography
21 hours 55 min ago
Years ago, after I had devoured normal first-grade reading offerings, my mom suggested I might enjoy Laura Ingalls Wilder’s “Little House”...
Attorneys seek relief under ND ruling for people convicted of refusing DUI blood test
June 18, 2019 - 8:00pm
Few people have apparently sought to vacate convictions for refusing warrantless DUI blood tests in the year since a North Dakota Supreme Court...
Panel approves fixes for North Dakota governor's residence
June 18, 2019 - 3:59pm
BISMARCK — A North Dakota state panel voted Tuesday, June 18 to move forward with fixes to the new governor's residence. Facility Management...
Tariffs, swine fever top of mind as USDA leader sits down with Minn. farm groups
June 18, 2019 - 3:42pm
ST. PAUL — Minnesota farm and food industry groups on Tuesday, June 18 pressed U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Steve Censky for answers...
Line 3 project faces additional delays as agencies wait for guidance on environmental review
June 18, 2019 - 12:59pm
ST. PAUL — The process of greenlighting pending applications for the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline project in northern Minnesota will again be delayed...
Wynne takes UND's interim president job sans additional pay
June 18, 2019 - 12:43pm
GRAND FORKS — The contract for University of North Dakota interim president Joshua Wynne has been finalized and includes no extra money for...
Methodists' stance on homosexuality divides the church
June 18, 2019 - 12:10pm
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Christ United Methodist Church in Rochester declared open opposition to the larger church this month. Months after the global...
Most Minnesota farmers achieve buffer compliance, even as resentment lingers
June 18, 2019 - 9:10am
After years of fierce debate, political struggle and rewriting, Minnesota’s buffer law was finally implemented in November 2017 after being...
U.S. Marshals Service High Plains Fugitive Task Force expanding to Bismarck-Mandan
June 18, 2019 - 7:30am
BISMARCK — Four area law enforcement agencies are teaming with a federal agency to investigate and arrest fugitives wanted on active federal...
Bureaucracy vs. the sale barn: Bismarck Livestock Auction plans to move forward, fill a need
June 18, 2019 - 6:00am
BISMARCK — About six years have passed since Dean Ulmer and Jess George began contemplating building a new livestock sale barn in North Dakota’s...
McFeely: Pelican Rapids newspaper pushes back on bigotry
June 17, 2019 - 8:39pm
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. — To be clear, it was one bigot who prompted the Pelican Rapids Press and managing editor Louis Hoglund to respond with...
Calling Navy boat a 'murder boat' put DFL official in hot water
June 17, 2019 - 8:24pm
ST. PAUL — The deputy communications director for the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party came under fire this week after he called the...