Terry Richardson says flying the nation's flag at half staff in someone's honor is a sacred honor. But he says it's being done so often that the value of the gesture is being cheapened. Richardson, who leads the veterans organizations of the Fargo-Moorhead area, wants governors and the president to be more selective about issuing the proclamations.
Trails reopen as waters subside, but bridges damaged at Tettegouche State Park
Water levels on the river have dropped about six to eight feet since Friday.
Body pulled from Mississippi River ID'd as missing Elk River man
Keith Harvell had been missing since early last month.
2 victims identified in double-fatal north Minneapolis shooting
A 21-year-old man and a 51-year-old man were identified as the people who died at the scene this past weekend.
Former Proctor HS football player pleads guilty to sexual assault of teammate
The case will also remain in juvenile court, with conditions.
Lineup for returning Canterbury Park Concert Series revealed
Tickets go on sale Friday.
Doug Wardlow reneges on promise, will challenge GOP's AG candidate in primary
Wardlow's announcement sparked swift criticism from the MN GOP and the party-endorsed candidate, Jim Schultz.
US News '150 Best Places to Live' features 1 from MN, 3 from WI
The latest US News list is for the most populous metro areas only, so no small towns.
7 tornadoes touched down last week in western MN, ND
Two of the seven were EF-2 level tornadoes, according to the National Weather Service.
Floodwaters sweep through restaurant in Waite Park
The Sauk River crested on Monday.
City of Minneapolis, Jaleel Stallings reach $1.5M settlement
Although a settlement was made, the city will not admit fault or take any responsibility for the incident as part of the agreement with Stallings.
Wisconsin-based media company buys six radio stations in Fargo-Moorhead
The parent company of six radio stations in the Fargo-Moorhead area is being sold to Midwest Communications in Wausau. The family-owned company already owns 47 radio stations in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois and Indiana. The deal is still pending FCC approval.
Flags to fly at half staff Tuesday in honor of Rochester soldier
Governor Dayton ordered state and national flags be flown at half staff Tuesday to honor the memory of Army Sgt. Nicholas Dickhut. He was killed in action in Afghanistan last week. It was Dickhut's second overseas deployment. He'd been awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
Flags at half-staff Wednesday in honor of Gary Kubly
Gov. Dayton has proclaimed Wednesday, March 7, 2012 "Gary Kubly Day" and ordered all U.S. and Minnesota flags to fly at half-staff in recognition of the late lawmaker from Granite Falls. Kubly died Friday at age 68.
47 years later, Minnesota Vietnam veteran buried with honors at Fort Snelling
After a long wait, the remains of Navy Lieutenant William Swanson are home in Minnesota. Swanson's plane was shot down in 1965 and until recently he was listed as missing in action. But his remains were finally identified near a village in Laos and Monday family members saw Swanson buried with full military honors. Flags will fly at half-staff Tuesday in his honor.
Police investigating deer hunting in Moorhead city limits
Moorhead police are investigating a report of deer hunting within the city's limits. Witnesses say the hunters shot the deer with a rifle early Sunday and then immediately fled the area.
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