More than 4,000 Jehovah's Witness members from 60 congregations in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota are taking part in the Safeguard Your Heart Conference in Fargo, N.D., this weekend. The three-day conference is considered one of the biggest spiritual education events for its members.
Beloved small town MN baseball field destroyed by severe storm
The mid-May storm system blasted the area with 90+ mph winds.
Woman, 32, killed in crash with dump truck west of Twin Cities
The dump truck driver was unharmed.
CD-1 Primary: Jeff Ettinger gets DFL nod, Brad Finstad wins GOP vote
Jennifer Carnahan also was on the ballot as a GOP candidate — and fell about 11,000 votes shy of claiming victory.
6-year-old and his grandparents killed in trailer home fire
"Found among the charred debris were two adults and a child," the sheriff's office said in a release.
Uvalde massacre: MN schools react with horror, increase security
A gunman killed 19 children and two adults in Texas Tuesday afternoon.
Ex-South St. Paul coach dies by suicide 2 days before sentencing
Matthew McCollister was to be sentenced for fraud in federal court on Wednesday.
Minnesota 'glampground' named one of 10 best in U.S.
In Nevis, Minnesota, campers can stay in a refurbished 1905 train car.
Two men charged over terrifying armed robbery at Newport apartment
They shot the woman who lives in the apartment in the abdomen, and put a gun to a man's head.
Minneapolis 2-year-old identified in suspicious death case
The cause of death has not yet been revealed due to an ongoing investigation.
Victim of wrong-way driver crash ID'd as Hutchinson 19-year-old
Three women, ages 19, 20 and 20, were in the vehicle struck by a wrong-way driver early Sunday morning.
Delta to offer service from Twin Cities to North Dakota oil patch
North Dakota's oil boom is fueling demand for more air travel. Delta Air Lines is adding two nonstop daily flights between the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and Williston, N.D., starting in November, the Fargo Forum reports.
Buffalo Wild Wings breaks ground in North Dakota's oil-rich region
The Golden Valley-based restaurant chain is building a new restaurant in Williston, N.D. The Business Journal reports the new Buffalo Wild Wings location is scheduled to open in February.
Extensive witness intimidation network uncovered
Charges were filed Monday against Lamonte Martin and 10 others, mostly gang members or prison inmates, who made up a witness intimidation network that lasted three years – one of the most extensive networks that investigators have ever seen, the Star Tribune reports.
North Dakota's infestation of Japanese beetles most likely spread from Minn.
Japanese beetles in North Dakota for only the second time in more than half a century, and an expert thinks the destructive bugs got there by hitching rides on trucks carrying nursery plants across the Minnesota border.
North Dakota National Guard veteran receives Purple Heart
Russell Ouart was deployed to Iraq in February 2008. Just a few months later, Ouart was involved in a mortar attack that left him with a traumatic brain injury. After three years of struggles and many misdiagnoses, the Fargo-native was finally honored and awarded a Purple Heart on Saturday.
Natural gas company proposes pipeline from North Dakota to Oklahoma
The 1,300-mile project would cost more than $1.5 billion and could ship 200,000 barrels of crude daily from western North Dakota to the nation's biggest storage terminal. Construction on the pipeline could begin as early as next year and be complete by 2015.
Witnesses rushed to aid Cloquet residents after plane crash in Ontario
Witnesses who saw a small plane crash in northwestern Ontario earlier this week are credited with helping save the lives of three Northland residents aboard the aircraft. Several people living on the lake got into boats, made their way to the crash site and provided first aid to the victims, Canadian media reported.
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