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Injured party charged from Dec. 2 shooting in Mandan
Federal judge issues injunction against Sanford, Mid Dakota merger
Kentucky lawmaker who was accused of molesting a teenage girl likely killed himself, coroner says
North Dakota state Christmas Tree
McCain, battling brain cancer, admitted to hospital due to effects of treatment
nation and world
Rudolph sidelined with ankle injury; Vikings hurting for tight ends
Wentz gives thumbs up after undergoing successful surgery on injured knee
Molitor acknowledges Twins' 'tremendous interest' in Yu Darvish
In otherwise good offseason, Timberwolves ignored two of biggest needs, and it shows
Vikings might be getting the offensive line back together for Bengals game
Children remind us to breathe despite worry
Wine options for your holiday meal
Commentary: Heitkamp should apologize for tax reform tweet
Letter to the editor: Thank your lawmakers for their Christmas ‘present’
Commentary: Moore rode to the polls as a cowboy after spending an entire campaign in costume
Lynnette M. Rettig
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Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
What you need in your winter survival kit
Keep the plant that makes a difference
Trinity seeking food donations
Community calendar of events for Dec. 13, 2017
Anonymous donor puts gold coin in red kettle
FVA updates contracts
SON plans potluck, meeting
Rotary topic: New Year, New You
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science and nature
December 13, 2017
Three men who laughed as they dragged a shark behind a motorboat could go to prison
Three Florida men were arrested Tuesday and accused of making Snapchat videos in which a shark is shot with a revolver, then tied to the back...
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December 10, 2017
Behold the cosmic snake
If you can't wrap your head around every aspect of Einstein's Theory of Relativity, that's understandable. Neither can I. But when it comes to...
December 10, 2017 - 8:47am
December 7, 2017
Fire, fear stretch across southern California as wildfires roar from Ventura to San Diego
CARPINTERIA, Calif. - Fire continued to tear across southern California on Thursday, surrounding communities and shrouding much of the region...
December 7, 2017 - 8:56pm
Scientists just found the oldest known black hole, and it's a monster
Eduardo Bañados had three nights to spot something that might not even exist: a supermassive black hole close to the beginning of time. At the...
December 7, 2017 - 10:31am
Study: Most accurate climate change models predict the most alarming consequences
The climate change simulations that best capture current planetary conditions are also the ones that predict the most dire levels of human-driven...
December 7, 2017 - 8:16am
December 6, 2017
The International Space Station is packed with germs, and that's a good sign
Thousands of species have colonized the International Space Station - and only one of them is Homo sapiens. According to a new study in the journal...
December 6, 2017 - 7:20am
December 3, 2017
AstroBob: What does a comet smell like?
We rarely use our sense of smell in astronomy except for the occasional run-in with a skunk during late night sky sweeping. We can't smell the...
December 3, 2017 - 8:49am
December 2, 2017
Thin tidings: Christmas tree supply tightening as demand increases
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Customers who wait until the last minute to get a Christmas tree may not have much to choose from as suppliers deal with...
December 2, 2017 - 8:16am
November 30, 2017
Science says dogs are smarter than cats. Take that, cat people.
If you’re looking for an illustration of the internet’s tendency to wind itself around a whipping pole of pointless debate, consider the...
November 30, 2017 - 8:51am
Water Resource Board approves new wetlands
The Stutsman County Water Resource Board approved a plan to plug a natural waterway to create about 5 acres of new wetlands in Chicago Township. Matt Rau told the Water Resource Board plugging the drain waterway would create four basins of new wetlands to mitigate or replace other...
November 30, 2017 - 6:53am
On thin ice
Canada geese rest Wednesday on the thin ice near open water at Jamestown Reservoir. John M. Steiner / The Sun
November 30, 2017 - 6:45am
November 27, 2017
Police search for killer of 400-pound black bear
Authorities in Maryland are searching for a bear poacher after a 400-pound black bear was found fatally shot on Sunday, officials said. The...
November 27, 2017 - 3:33pm
November 26, 2017
Newfound planet only 11 light-years away could support life
DULUTH — Planets, planets everywhere, and here and there an Earth. Astronomers announced the discovery this week of a new, temperate Earth-sized...
November 26, 2017 - 8:45am
November 24, 2017
Flu cases reported
The number of influenza cases reported around the state may signal the start of the flu season, according to Jill Baber, the influenza epidemiologist at the Division of Disease Control of the North Dakota Department of Health.
November 24, 2017 - 7:39am
November 22, 2017
Here's the deal with all those turkeys terrorizing the suburbs
Wild turkeys are causing troubles across the American suburbs.
November 22, 2017 - 10:22am