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Glassheim: Amendments to make America great again

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 07:17
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In my column two weeks ago, I made the case that our nation was in trouble because Congress was not working properly. Though the Constitution is a magnificent achievement produced...

Silicon Valley is giving white supremacy groups the boot

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 06:33

Silicon Valley significantly escalated its war on white supremacy this week, choking off the ability of hate groups to raise money online, removing them from Internet search engines, and preventing...

High humidity largely absent this summer in Red River Valley

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 06:21

Midnight and still 80 degrees. You knew it would still be in the 70s in the morning. Remember those sticky summer nights spent on sweat-soaked sheets? You were too hot...

Exhibit featuring Jewish contributions to North Dakota comes to Bonanzaville

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 06:00

WEST FARGO—As the rest of the country is grappling with how to understand racial divides after violence erupted at a neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Va. Saturday, Aug. 12, Bonanzaville unveiled...

Offensive guard Boone misses another practice

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 22:38

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.—The Vikings opened the preseason with one starter out on the offensive line. Now, they could be down two.

Left guard Alex Boone missed a third consecutive practice...

Vikings kicker, punter posiitons up for grabs yet

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 22:01

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.—When Vikings rookie Marshall Koehn lined up for a 58-yard field-goal attempt in practice this week, it was a chance to make a statement.

Koehn is battling incumbent...

Rosario always does damage when playing Cleveland

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 21:56

MINNEAPOLIS—Eddie Rosario isn't sure what it is that makes him hit so well against the Cleveland Indians.

Maybe it's the chance for the Twins left fielder to show off in...

Supreme Court slashes fees owed by ex-CEO to Cirrus Aircraft

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 21:28

ST. PAUL—A wild reversal of fortunes took Alan Klapmeier from being the recipient of a $10 million verdict to owing more than $671,000 in a prolonged legal battle with Cirrus...

Charge: Minn. group home employee, vulnerable resident delivered newspapers, stole from garages, vehicles

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 21:27

WILLMAR, Minn. — A former employee of a licensed community residential facility in Willmar and a vulnerable adult who lived there have been charged with 14 burglary- and theft-related charges...

Port: Republican lawmakers to Library: Put those gay books back in the closet

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 21:09

Apparently because they didn’t have anything better to do, a couple of Republican lawmakers from West Fargo got their skirts up over their heads because of a display at the...

UPDATE: Matt Cullen returning to Minnesota for 20th NHL season

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 21:04

MOORHEAD, Minn. -- In the summer of 2013, former Moorhead High School hockey standout Matt Cullen was walking around the bar at Usher’s House in Moorhead during a silent auction...

Former Fargo Force, UMD star signs two-year deal with Avalanche

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 20:53

DULUTH, Minn. — Dominic Toninato became an NHL free agent at midnight Wednesday, Aug. 16. That status changed in a matter of hours for the former Minnesota Duluth captain, who...

Minnesota attorney general accuses 2 lending firms of scamming seniors, veterans

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 20:45

ST. PAUL — Minnesota's attorney general filed a lawsuit Wednesday, Aug. 16, against two lending firms, accusing them of bilking money from veterans and senior citizens.

Future Income Payments, of...

In the face of mass resignations, including from 3M, Trump ends business advisory councils

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 20:43

After days of consideration and in the face of mounting critiques, the CEO of Minnesota-based 3M has resigned from President Donald Trump’s manufacturing council.

FANTASY FORECAST: The 10 draft commandments

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 20:41

MINNEAPOLIS — What is more American than football?

Getting together with friends to personalize the gridiron experience with gambling, bringing great glory for the victors and humiliating defeat for everyone...

Marchers 'Unite Against Hate' in Bemidji

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 20:40

BEMIDJI, Minn.—More than 100 people marched down Bemidji's main drag Wednesday evening, Aug. 16, holding signs and chanting in response to a racist rally in Virginia this past weekend that...

North Dakota congressional races heat up as new candidates enter

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 20:36

FARGO — The simmering campaign for congressional seats in North Dakota heated up with the simultaneous entry of a Democratic candidate for the House and a Republican contender for the...

Feds OK another $20 million for new Williston airport as construction moves ahead

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 20:26

WILLISTON, N.D. -- Williston’s new airport will get another federal cash infusion of $20 million to support its construction.

The money is in addition to other federal investments on the...

Kevin Cramer says Trump's latest Charlottesville remarks were 'fine'

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 20:16

GRAND FORKS — Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., downplayed President Donald Trump's latest remarks on violence in Charlottesville, Va., calling them "fine"—though he said the president had gone "strategically wrong" in...

Sessions says Charlottesville car attack could be prosecuted as a hate crime

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 20:13

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday that the Charlottesville, Virginia, car attack could be prosecuted as a hate crime, saying that federal authorities "intensely" probing the case could ultimately decide...


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