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.
Southwest LRT may now cost $2.75B, won't open until 2027
Met Council said last year it would open in 2023.
Broncos hiring Packers OC sparks speculation Rodgers could follow
What about both Rodgers and Davante Adams teaming up in Denver?
Fire tears through House of Charity building in Minneapolis
The charity serves hundreds of meals to those in need daily.
Here’s what the Vikings owners say about new GM Kwesi Adofo-Mensah
The Vikings announced his hiring on Wednesday night.
After 3-month delay, newest Twin Cities Raising Cane's opens
The restaurant was originally scheduled to open in October.
Armed man robs Twin Cities thrift store, flees in carjacked pickup
He pulled out a handgun shortly after chatting with the cashier about his scarf.
Gallery: Pagoda-inspired home on Lake Pepin for sale for $2M
The home has 425 feet of private shoreline on the Mississippi River.
Walz proposes legalizing marijuana in massive supplemental budget
It's among the provisions in his "Budget to Move Minnesota Forward."
Photos reveal damage from gunshots to Minneapolis snowplow
A hydraulic line and three tires were damaged in the shooting.
Minneapolis schools confirm return to in-person teaching Monday
The school district shifted to online learning almost two weeks ago as rising COVID cases led to staff and bus driver shortages.
Mineral leases for proposed Twin Metals mine near Boundary Waters canceled
A review by the DOI found "significant legal deficiencies" with the leases' 2019 renewal.
Reward to find person who left kittens to die in freezing WI cold
The cats were thrown from a vehicle, according to a witness.
44 years after being wounded, Minnesota veteran finally receives Purple Heart
More than 44 years after he was wounded in Vietnam, a Minnesota Marine veteran has received his Purple Heart. Mike Kirkpatrick was honored with the prestigious medal Saturday in Bloomington.
North Dakota unemployment rate still lowest in the nation
The state's rate was 3.9 percent in February, while the national unadjusted rate was 8.7 percent. North Dakota's adjusted rate was 3.1 percent
North Dakota shipping cows bred for cold to Kazakhstan
Jumbo jets from Fargo are transporting hundreds of cows bred to withstand extreme cold to help the country of Kazakhstan build up its beef industry.
Bemidji soldier awarded Purple Heart, gently breaks news of injury on Facebook
Karisa Hayes Molé, a 2010 Bemidji High School graduate, on Sunday was awarded a Purple Heart for an injury she sustained in May in Afghanistan when an improvised explosive device struck the Humvee she was traveling in. Not wanting to worry her mother, she gently, cheerfully shared the news that she was in a Kabul hospital in a post to her mom on Facebook.
North Dakota could soon be nation's No. 2 oil producer
The state is on track to overtake California and Alaska in oil production. It would trail only Texas. The state now pumps out about 444,000 barrels a day.
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