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WATCH: Minnesota angler pulls 120-pound sturgeon through ice
February 14, 2019 - 10:50am
A Minnesota man likely will go on record as catching the biggest fish in state history.Darren Troseth of Jordan pulled a 78-inch sturgeon through...
Number of marriages, divorces decreases in Grand Forks, Polk counties
February 13, 2019 - 8:03pm
GRAND FORKS -- The course of true love never does run smoothly or, apparently, through Grand Forks and Polk counties. That is if the number...
'I am this close to closing my doors': Lawmakers seek solutions in child care shortage
February 13, 2019 - 4:44pm
ST. PAUL - Minnesota lawmakers weighed some of the first proposals aimed at addressing the shortage of child care providers in Minnesota's rural...
North Dakota House unanimously passes 'Natalee's Bill' on juvenile sexual assault
February 13, 2019 - 4:39pm
BISMARCK — The North Dakota House unanimously approved a bill on Wednesday, Feb. 13, aimed at improving victim and treatment services related...
After North Dakota House rejects two-board higher ed model, Senate eyes larger single board
February 13, 2019 - 4:25pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota Senate leaders unveiled a proposal expanding the State Board of Higher Education by three members Wednesday, Feb. 13,...
PRAIRIE PEOPLE: Week ending Feb. 15
February 13, 2019 - 4:13pm
Cooper joins First International Bank & Trust FARGO, N.D. – First International Bank & Trust has hired Charlie Cooper as East market...
'Sparring places' emerge as GOP lawmakers, Walz preview budget priorities
February 13, 2019 - 4:00pm
ST. PAUL -- Republican state lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday, Feb. 13, laid out some of their priorities for the state's nearly $50...
Trump will meet North Dakota State football team in White House Rose Garden
February 13, 2019 - 3:41pm
FARGO — A limousine carrying President Donald Trump and North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., from Hector International Airport to Scheels...
TV anchor suing Minnesota agency after fall on icy sidewalk
February 13, 2019 - 3:25pm
ST. PAUL - A Twin Cities television anchor is suing after he slipped and fell on a patch of ice in 2017 near the state Capitol, claiming the...
Aiming to give offenders a second chance, North Dakota House passes pair of record-sealing bills
February 13, 2019 - 3:14pm
BISMARCK — The North Dakota House passed a pair of bills allowing for sealing criminal records for DUIs and other offenses Wednesday, Feb....
North Dakota bull sells for $1.51 million
February 13, 2019 - 2:57pm
ST. ANTHONY, N.D. — Kelly Schaff had high expectations for SAV America 8018. But he had no idea the bull would end up being the record highest-selling...
Minnesota Jewish leaders talked with Rep. Omar about anti-Semitism last year. Why they remain frustrated.
February 13, 2019 - 12:33pm
ST. PAUL - Ilhan Omar has been talked to about this before. Last year, before she was elected to the House of Representatives, before she emerged...
North Dakota regulators propose removing prime farmland rule after debate over Cass County solar project
February 13, 2019 - 10:10am
BISMARCK — North Dakota utility regulators have proposed eliminating rules that prevent energy facilities from being built on "prime and unique...
Amid financial blurriness, medical marijuana dispensaries in ND likely to operate with cash only
February 13, 2019 - 7:05am
FARGO — With the first North Dakota medical marijuana dispensary set to open by March 1, the financial side to the business remains a bit up...
University of Minnesota sees student debt decline
February 12, 2019 - 7:43pm
ST. PAUL -- More University of Minnesota students are graduating without student debt, and those who do go into debt aren’t borrowing as much...