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Wait continues for NDSU student’s final autopsy report

November 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s been seven weeks since police found the body of college student Thomas Bearson, and investigators here are still waiting to receive the final results of his autopsy and toxicology test.
Lt. Tory Jacobson said Wednesday tha…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Skit at Minnesota school’s pep rally draws complaints about racial insensitivity

November 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

CLOQUET, Minn. — A pep-rally skit became the subject of a heated debate over racist attitudes at a Cloquet School Board meeting Monday.
At issue was a skit acted out Friday depicting a student dressed as a DeLaSalle Islander, the opposing football…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

WE Fest faces new chapter with new owners

November 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — For just the second time in its 32-year history, WE Fest is under new ownership.
Housed at the Soo Pass Ranch south of Detroit Lakes, the country music extravaganza has been sold to Connecticut-based Townsquare Media.
The s…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hamilton loses speaker bid; new GOP leaders put priority on Greater Minnesota

November 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — The state House’s two leaders promise to give Greater Minnesota a greater say in state government once a new Legislature is seated on Jan. 6.
“Our goal is to represent all of the people of Minnesota,” state Rep. Joyce Peppin, R-Ro…continue reading on dglobe.com

Polar Vortex expected to hit region with frigid remperatures

November 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

FARGO, N.D. — The dreaded Polar Vortex is coming back next week. But this is merely a new buzzword for a routine weather pattern for the area. And the lack of snow on the ground will moderate its effects.
The weather system that will fun…continue reading on dglobe.com

Hamilton up for speaker

November 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOUNTAIN LAKE — Now that District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton has won re-election, he has a loftier goal in mind: becoming the next speaker of the Minnesota House.

Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake, who earned a commanding victory over challenger Cheryl Avene…continue reading on dglobe.com

Icy roads possible factor in fatal crash east of Valley City

November 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

VALLEY CITY — Icy roads may have contributed to a crash that killed a 40-year-old Cokato, Minn., man when he lost control of his car and slammed into a tow truck helping another driver just east of here Wednesday.
North Dakota Highway Patrol Sgt. …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Rural votes decide Minnesota House control

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Rod Hamilton summarized the Republican takeover of the Minnesota House: “This election should be a wakeup call to all state leaders! Do not turn your back on greater Minnesota!!”

Indeed, the Mountain Lake Republican legislator’s…continue reading on dglobe.com

Rural votes decide Minnesota House control

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Rod Hamilton summarized the Republican takeover of the Minnesota House: “This election should be a wakeup call to all state leaders! Do not turn your back on greater Minnesota!!”

Indeed, the Mountain Lake Republican legislator’s…continue reading on dglobe.com

Walz, Hagedorn locked in tight race early

November 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The race between Democratic incumbent Tim Walz, who is seeking his fifth two-year-term as Minnesota’s District 1 Representative in the U.S. House, and Republican Jim Hagedorn was shaping up to be a close one Tuesday night.

At 9:25 p…continue reading on dglobe.com