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'It was a moment of niceness that we needed': Soldier's widow shares her call with Trump
Two women die in head-on crash near Sisseton
Monster floating bog lingers, moves around on northern Minnesota lake
State board sets waiver policy as 34 school districts fall short
Attorney general says deputy-involved shooting justified
Here is the most popular fast-food chain in Minnesota, North Dakota
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71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs
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Harvest of South Dakota row crops continues to be slow
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Drought takes toll on row crop production in South Dakota
Moon break: Covered wagon ride a harvest tradition
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
Timberwolves' Jeff Teague ready to step into Target Center, and out of Ricky Rubio's shadow
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A rundown of the seven UND-Minnesota games since their last meeting in Grand forks
DWU basketball teams both picked 2nd in GPAC polls
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
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Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Violettia "Vi" Simek
John "Jack" Ronald Krier
Richard (Dick) Joseph Cerney
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WOSTER: Pheasants during the great fall classic
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
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Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Malia Elle Manmano
Hill-Zens five generations
Mitchell man charged with wife’s suffocation death
January 15, 2014
Blizzard expected in parts of Dakotas, Minnesota
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A storm sweeping in from western Canada is expected to create dangerous blizzard conditions in the eastern Dakotas and western Minnesota, forecasters said Wednesday. The storm was expected to dump only an inch or two of new snow as it passes through eastern...
January 15, 2014 - 2:30pm
January 14, 2014
Cold cattle heat up beef prices
By Elizabeth Campbell Bloomberg News
January 14, 2014 - 5:27pm
Winter weather impacting travelers in the Dakotas
A winter storm warning is in effect for the central and northern Black Hills. Forecasters say two-day snow totals could reach a foot in some areas.
January 14, 2014 - 10:49am
January 13, 2014
Parts of the Dakotas in for some stormy weather
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Parts of the Dakotas are in for some stormy weather after a balmy weekend. The National Weather Service says light snow and strong winds gusting to 40 mph could create hazardous travel conditions in central and southeastern North Dakota. In South Dakota,...
January 13, 2014 - 8:07am
January 10, 2014
SD blizzard Rancher Relief Fund tops $4 million
RAPID CITY (AP) — A fund set up to help South Dakota ranchers in the wake of an early October blizzard that killed tens of thousands of animals has surpassed $4 million. The Rancher Relief Fund has received money from more than 5,000 donors in all 50 states. It recently got...
January 10, 2014 - 7:11am
USDA: Cold, wet weather may help spread deadly pig virus
(Reuters) — Frigid temperatures across a large swath of the United States this week followed by warmer conditions could aid the spread of a fatal pig disease now in 22 states, affecting hundreds of thousands of pigs, a swine veterinarian said on Thursday. “The virus likes cold,...
January 10, 2014 - 6:21am
Experts say Americans are becoming weather wimps
Cold snaps have become more infrequent. Between 1970 and 1989, a dozen such events occurred, but there were only two in the 1990s and then none until Monday.
January 10, 2014 - 6:01am
January 9, 2014
SD has sixth largest gap between temperature records
Lee Johnson got into the heating and cooling business in South Dakota partially because of its high demand. “For most of the year, it’s...
January 9, 2014 - 7:50pm
Dakotas in store for a winter warm-up
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Out with the Arctic, in with the Pacific. Just three days after the weather was so cold it prompted many schools in the Dakotas to call off classes, temperatures across the two states Thursday are expected to be in the teens, 20s, 30s, and even 40s. National...
January 9, 2014 - 3:11pm
January 6, 2014
GALLERY: Braving the cold
Life in Mitchell went on amidst the headline-grabbing cold snap.
January 6, 2014 - 6:40pm
January 5, 2014
Potentially record-setting cold rolls into area
Mitchell’s high forecast for 11 degrees below zero.
January 5, 2014 - 11:05pm
Mitchell public, private schools closed due to extreme cold
Mitchell K-12 public and private schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, due to dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills, school officials said Sunday. That includes Mitchell School District, Mitchell Christian School and John Paul II Elementary School. A Mitchell Christian...
January 5, 2014 - 2:44pm
December 30, 2013
Forecaster: SD temps will ‘fall off cliff’
More snow expected Tuesday, Wednesday.
December 30, 2013 - 5:15pm
December 29, 2013
Bitter cold delays SD inmate shoveling service
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Bitter cold temperatures delayed inmates from shoveling snow for elderly or disabled homeowners in Sioux Falls, officials said. The "Scoop It" program uses minimum-security inmates to shovel snow for people who cannot do it because of physical limitations...
December 29, 2013 - 11:31pm
December 27, 2013
Brookings tow truck operators busy after white Christmas
BROOKINGS (AP) — The day after a white Christmas proved to be costly for many vehicle owners in Brookings. Police say about 225 cars were ticketed and marked for towing after a parking ban went into effect at 1 a.m. on Thursday, so crews could clear snow from the streets. The...
December 27, 2013 - 8:29pm