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LONDON - President Barack Obama could probably lift the prohibition on domestic oil exports on his own, but the
FARMINGTON, Minn. — A 51-year-old Farmington woman admitted knowing about marijuana found growing on her property, police said, but blamed someone else’s discarded seeds for the presence of the plants in her greenhouse. Dakota County Drug Task Force agents searched Lori Abeln’s property Oct. 16. According to a complaint filed in the Dakota County Attorney’s Office, they found 47 marijuana plants growing in a greenhouse. They also found marijuana seeds, a glass pipe and other drug-related items in Abeln’s home on the property. In an Oct.
FARGO — North Dakota’s growing need for corrections officers is the force behind a new academy here that certifies students to work in county jails and state prisons. Over the next five years, North Dakota’s corrections industry is expected to expand by nearly 10 percent due to increased population, economic development and the continuing growth of the oil industry.
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's health insurance marketplace leaders are looking into extending a Monday deadline for buying policies. And MNsure's new leader promised Wednesday to improve service to Minnesotans.
Sanford Health has formed a strategic alliance with Benefis Health System to collaborate on clinical initiatives, physician recruitment and services, information technology, quality programs, research potentials and cost reduction. Benefis is based in Great Falls, Mont. With more than 2,800 employees and 500 volunteers, it serves a 15-county area in rural Montana. Sanford Health is based out of Sioux Falls, S.D., and operates 39 hospitals and 140 clinics in 126 communities in nine states. With more than 26,000 employees, Sanford Health is the largest employer in North Dakota and South Dako
ALEXANDRIA, S.D. — A rural Alexandria man died Tuesday afternoon when he got out of his car to put mail in his mailbox and his own vehicle ran him over. Leland LaDue, 90, died at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell, S.D., where he was transported after the accident. Highway Patrol Trooper Dan Podzimek said LaDue’s wife was in the car when it struck him, ran over him and the mailbox, and then went into the ditch.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s priest sex abuse scandal took two dramatic turns Tuesday: The St. Paul-Minneapolis Catholic archbishop announced he will leave public ministry while he is investigated for allegedly improperly touching a boy and the St. Paul police chief said that his department has received little cooperation from the archdiocese during sex abuse investigations. Archbishop John Nienstedt strongly denied touching a boy on the buttocks in 2009 during a group photo shoot after a confirmation ceremony.
ST. PAUL -- The St. Paul-Minneapolis Catholic archbishop today removed himself temporarily from public ministry after he was accused of inappropriately touching a boy in 2009. The archdiocese said it learned of the allegations against Archbishop John Nienstedt last weekend. Nienstedt said he asked that the St. Paul police be informed. He is accused of putting his hand on the boy's buttocks.
Tampa Bay beat Minneapolis to host the third college football playoff championship game in 2017. The College Football Playoff organization leader said that the Florida city has a good facility, but Executive Director Bill Hancock did not mention that it also has better January weather.
Sanford Health has formed a strategic alliance with Benefis Health System to collaborate on clinical initiatives, physician recruitment and services, information technology, quality programs, research potentials and cost reduction. Benefis is based in Great Falls, Mont. With more than 2,800 employees and 500 volunteers, it serves a 15-county area in rural Montana.