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Name released in fatal crash near Round Lake

September 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Saturday a.m. update:

The Minnesota State Patrol has released more information on a fatal crash that occurred at 12:24 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Nobles County State Aid Highway 35 and Minnesota 264.

Killed in the crash was Charles Luze…continue reading on dglobe.com

GOP gubernatorial candidate Johnson pleased with poll numbers

September 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

MARSHALL — Jeff Johnson says he expected to be further behind in polls for Minnesota governor than a series of recent surveys show.
The Republican who is trying to unseat Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton said that his average nine-point deficit in four…continue reading on dglobe.com

Township official accused of ballot burning

September 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

RED WING — A township supervisor in southern Minnesota faces a felony charge for allegedly burning ballots after an election in March, according to a complaint filed Tuesday in Goodhue County District Court.
Thomas Joseph Shane, 58, Zumbrota, is t…continue reading on dglobe.com

Capitol Chatter: Klobuchar report shows propane shortage really cost Minnesotans

September 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — It was cold last winter, really cold.
Propane was in short supply last winter, really short. And the fuel was expensive, really expensive.
The 10 percent of Minnesotans who heat with propane ­â€” as well as farmers, businesses and …continue reading on dglobe.com

Capitol Chatter: Klobuchar report shows propane shortage really cost Minnesotans

September 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — It was cold last winter, really cold.
Propane was in short supply last winter, really short. And the fuel was expensive, really expensive.
The 10 percent of Minnesotans who heat with propane ­â€” as well as farmers, businesses and …continue reading on dglobe.com

Courtroom escapee back in custody

September 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — The convict who bolted from a Minneapolis courtroom while the verdict was being read is back in custody.
Michael David Henderson, 25, of Richfield, was on trial in the Hennepin County Government Center when he scuffled with deputies …continue reading on dglobe.com

Online volunteers map uncharted Ebola zones to help save lives

September 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Donating to disasters used to mean writing a check to Oxfam or the Red Cross.

These days in the Internet age, for the Ebola crisis, citizens from all over the world are donating their time by going online to build maps for relief wor…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

City requests water conservation through Friday

September 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

The City of Dickinson and Southwest Water Authority is asking residents to conserve water from Tuesday through Friday. 

New connections will be made Thursday from the water treatment plant to the city water distribution system.

That d…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dakotas human trafficking laws lacking, group says: Minnesota’s Safe Harbor law sets standard for others

September 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — North Dakota and South Dakota have the nation’s weakest laws on human trafficking, according to a set of ratings released Wednesday by a nonprofit organization fighting modern-day slavery.
Minnesota, meanwhile, was among the states …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grand jury indicts Watford City man of murder for hire

September 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A federal grand jury has indicted a Watford City man on two charges of murder for hire in connection with the shooting death of his former business partner in Spokane, Wash., and a former employee of his who has been missing since Februa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com