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Outdoor Notes - May 28
Conservation Officer Report: Ducklings rescued near Pequot Lakes
Crow Wing State Park: New park manager continues to share history
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Performing Arts - May 25
Artist captures a sense of place through small collages at Bay Lake area gallery
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May 16, 2014
Fargo 'Heaven is for Real' LIVE event to raise money for homeless
FARGO - A dozen or so local businesspeople think the widely publicized story of a boy’s glimpse of heaven deserves an even bigger audience. They’ve...
May 16, 2014 - 12:43pm
May 13, 2014
Lacrosse: Brainerd girls split
ST. PAUL — Defense helped lead the Brainerd Warriors girls lacrosse team to a 6-2 victory over the Fargo/Red River Polars Sunday. Heather Smart made seven saves for Brainerd behind a defense of Madeline Pike, Morgan Larson and Ashten Austin. Tory Brown scored three goals followed...
May 13, 2014 - 11:29pm
May 12, 2014
Schools scramble to help fill gap between jobs available, skilled workers
MOORHEAD, Minn. – Tylor Kraft has a good bead on his future and a lot of it will be spent happily poking around under the hood of a car or...
May 12, 2014 - 2:41pm
May 11, 2014
Accused Craigslist sex ad slasher charged with kidnapping previous victim
FARGO – The man accused of slashing and trying to rob another man he met through an online sex ad is charged with kidnapping a different man he met the same way, forcing him at gunpoint to drive them from Fargo to St. Paul. Obsa Ali Omer, 18, was charged Friday in Cass County...
May 11, 2014 - 11:00pm
May 9, 2014
Police: Attacker lured slashing victim through sex ad
FARGO – Fargo police say the victim of a slashing Wednesday met his attacker through an online sex ad, and investigators have linked the suspect to four robberies in which victims have been lured through similar means. Police said Obsa Ali Omer, 18, of Fargo, connected with his...
May 9, 2014 - 9:35am
May 8, 2014
Travel by train? Amtrak to detour around Grand Forks, Devils Lake
GRAND FORKS, ND - Amtrak passengers heading west through North Dakota will be traveling by bus to stations between Fargo and Minot this summer because of construction on the tracks, the passenger rail line said. That includes stations in Grand Forks, Devils Lake and Rugby. The...
May 8, 2014 - 3:56pm
May 6, 2014
Blue Cross Blue Shield North Dakota fires CEO
FARGO - Blue Cross Blue Shield North Dakota has fired their top official. The insurance giant fired President and Chief Executive Officer Paul von Ebers, the company announced in a statement Monday afternoon. Von Ebers had held the position since 2009. His dismissal is effective...
May 6, 2014 - 11:09am
April 16, 2014
Bogus tale of police misconduct draws online attention
FARGO – Chadd was frustrated and angry. He needed to vent. So he logged on to an online forum for diabetes sufferers like himself, and he shared what was on his mind. In a 600-word post, he told of how two Fargo police officers pulled him over the night before, suspecting...
April 16, 2014 - 11:31am
April 15, 2014
'Fargo' Review: Billy Bob Thornton brings out the worst in nice midwesterns
Apr 15 (TheWrap.com) - A TV version of “Fargo” seems like a very bad idea until you start watching it. Showrunner Noah Hawley has pulled off an improbable feat with FX's “Fargo,” transforming a quirky Coen brothers movie about the Great Frozen Midwest into an engaging series...
April 15, 2014 - 6:50pm
April 11, 2014
This Was Brainerd - April 13
APRIL 13 20 years ago (1994) An enthusiastic Randy Klinger of the St. Cloud YMCA has been hired as executive director of the Brainerd Family YMCA. The 33-year-old Waseca native said he and his family “are excited to move into this community.” 30 years ago (1984) The 8th Annual...
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April 11, 2014 - 8:46pm
March 28, 2014
Visit Brainerd, Madden's, Grand View take top honors
This year’s Best of Awards were held at the Minneapolis Events Center on March 20 and saw many local resorts, tourism and social media efforts not only nominated, but also awarded as some of top honors outside the metro area. All awards are decided by Reader’s Choice for the Minnesota...
March 28, 2014 - 8:25pm
March 27, 2014
In Canadian snowdrifts, Coen Brothers' 'Fargo' gets cable TV treatment
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - A particularly punishing winter, even by Canadian standards, has served well the new cable television series "Fargo," a reimagining of the blood-soaked black comedy film of the same name by brothers Joel and Ethan Coen. The 10-episode single-season...
March 27, 2014 - 3:22pm
February 28, 2014
Tourism organizations partner to promote lakes area
Visit Brainerd is committed to promoting tourism to Brainerd and Baxter, Minnesota, while the Nisswa Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to the promotion of its own unique community. Past discussions have settled on the decision that blending marketing together would water down each...
February 28, 2014 - 8:51pm
February 7, 2014
Jeff Schuety and Courtney Satrom happily announce their engagement. Parents are Mike and Debbie Schuety, Merrifield, and Chad and Stacie Satrom, Galesburg, N.D. The wedding is planned for August 16 in Fargo, N.D.
February 7, 2014 - 8:52pm
January 31, 2014
Which statement by a BNSF official was heard at the Jan. 18, 2014, meeting in Fargo, N.D.? BNSF feels it has an obligation to the communities and promised that the company would return for future meetings with people in Casselton. Or ... The rail lines that will serve the project...
January 31, 2014 - 8:43pm