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Farms ordered to report pig virus infections

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Farms stricken with a deadly pig virus must report outbreaks as part of a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of the disease, the federal government announced Friday.
Porcine epidemic diarrhea has killed mi…continue reading on dglobe.com

Indian environmentalists battle Sandpiper pipeline

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — An American Indian environmental group led by nationally known Winona LaDuke is fighting a northern Minnesota oil pipeline.

Honor the Earth officials say the Sandpiper pipeline is planned to go near or through some of the most …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Indian environmentalists battle Sandpiper pipeline

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — An American Indian environmental group led by nationally known Winona LaDuke is fighting a northern Minnesota oil pipeline.

Honor the Earth officials say the Sandpiper pipeline is planned to go near or through some of the most …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Man accused of Tasing, trying to kidnap ex-girlfriend

April 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Bismarck man is charged with seven felonies, including attempted kidnapping and burglary, after allegedly breaking into his girlfriend’s Comstock home late one night last week and Tasing her while wearing gloves and wearing a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘Fargo’ returns Tuesday as series: Fictional Bemidji a focal point for FX original

April 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Crime. Corruption. Murder. Ah jeez, it’s happening in Bemidji.
A fictional Bemidji that is.
About half of “Fargo,” the 10-episode FX television adaptation of the 1996 Academy Award-winning film from the Coen brothers, takes…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Mankato man accused of rape after sorority party

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

FARGO, N.D. — A Mankato man is accused of raping a female Minnesota State University Moorhead student at a hotel here last spring after a sorority formal.
Taylor Jerrod Pederson, 22, was charged Thursday in Cass County District Court wit…continue reading on dglobe.com

Poll: N.D. has highest confidence in K-12 system; Minn. ranks third

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – Nearly nine out of 10 North Dakotans rate the state’s public kindergarten through 12th-grade education system as excellent or good – the highest rating in the nation.

Eighty-seven percent of North Dakotans gave the quality of K-12 ed…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Poll: N.D. has highest confidence in K-12 system; Minn. ranks third

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – Nearly nine out of 10 North Dakotans rate the state’s public kindergarten through 12th-grade education system as excellent or good – the highest rating in the nation.

Eighty-seven percent of North Dakotans gave the quality of K-12 ed…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Four for the road: By truck or plane, hockey fans find their way to Philly

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Jenna Jorgensen created a minor stir among her fellow passengers Wednesday afternoon when she revealed that she had packed both North Dakota and Minnesota hockey jerseys in her suitcase.
But the crisis passed before the four Universi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Four for the road: By truck or plane, hockey fans find their way to Philly

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Jenna Jorgensen created a minor stir among her fellow passengers Wednesday afternoon when she revealed that she had packed both North Dakota and Minnesota hockey jerseys in her suitcase.
But the crisis passed before the four Universi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com