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MOORHEAD, Minn. – No one was injured and damage was contained to one unit after a fire broke out shortly after 10 a.m. at a south Moorhead apartment complex Sunday...
LITCHFIELD, Minn. – A skull found in a home during a January death investigation is from a human, investigators say, and they are asking the public for further information about...
BROOKINGS, S.D. — Prairie AquaTech is a small company now, but developers say if it can help farmers in the Dakotas and Minnesota capitalize as a substitute for high-demand fishmeal on the world's fish farms, it could bloom into something bigger. Created in 2012 as DAST LLC, Prairie AquaTech is developing an enhanced microbial conversion to produce high-protein feed that is converted into pellets for aquaculture. The same processes can be used to make feeds for other farm animals, pets and humans.
BOWMAN, N.D. – Three people are in custody after a man was found dead in a pool of blood at a motel in Bowman on Saturday afternoon. Police were called...
BEMIDJI, Minn. – A probation violation hearing for a Bemidji man convicted in 2013 of possessing child pornography has been postponed until October due to an ongoing investigation. Jacob William...
DirecTV, WDAY and KBMY have reached an agreement, according to an announcement late Thursday from an official of Forum Communications Co. “We’re pleased to be back on DirecTV,” said Mari...
AMHERST, Wis.—A farmer in eastern Wisconsin has died after being overcome by deadly fumes from a manure holding tank on his farm.. The Portage County coroner said Wednesday that Michael Biadasz, 29, was found dead Monday along with at least 13 cows at Biadasz Farms near Amherst, which is about 140 miles northwest of Milwaukee.. WAOW-TV reported the farmer was found by other workers who arrived to haul away manure from the huge tank. Coroner Scott Rifleman said Biadasz was overcome by methane or sulfur oxide gas.
ALLEN, S.D.—An Allen, S.D., man has been indicted for involuntary manslaughter for an accident where he was allegedly driving drunk down the wrong side of a highway and hit a motorcyclist killing the rider. Jeff Sitting Bear Jr. 43, was indicted last month and entered a not guilty plea last week. Sitting Bear collided head on with a motorcycle being driven by the victim on July 2 near Kyle. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 10 years in custody and/or a $250,000 fine.
RED LAKE, Minn.—A Red Lake man pleaded guilty Thursday to assaulting a police officer, according to a United States Attorney's Office press release. United States Attorney Andrew M. Luger on Thursday announced the guilty plea of Nodin Makwa, 21, of Red Lake, for charging at a police officer with his car after a high-speed chase. On Jan. 5, Makwa was indicted on one count of assaulting, resisting or impeding certain officers or employees. Makwa pleaded guilty Thursday before Senior U.S. District Court Judge Michael J. Davis.
It was around 3 a.m. Sunday when Bryan Good was alerted that his downtown Grand Forks house was on fire. "I had guys beating on the outside of the house, yelling," he said. "They woke me up ... yelled, 'You're on fire.' So I just got my family out." The fire at 217 N. 6th St. is one of several that occurred early Sunday morning considered suspicious by Grand Forks police. The others involved debris in the alleyway in the 300 block of North Sixth Street and a Dumpster in the alleyway in the 200 block of North Sixth Street.