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N.D., Minnesota theaters to open ‘The Interview’ on Christmas Day
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Bemidji sings for the holidays
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Beware 'toilet bowling' on Lake Bemidji
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
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November 16, 2014
Snow and Blowing Snow Through Tonight
Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for much of the area through this evening. A disturbance is moving through, bringing snow showers and...
November 16, 2014 - 3:29pm
November 15, 2014
Windy with Blowing Snow on Sunday
A disturbance will move south out of Manitoba tonight, and will move through the region on Sunday. Light snow showers are expected across eastern...
November 15, 2014 - 6:21pm
November 9, 2014
Snow Forecast Through Monday Night
Snow is expected to move into the area tonight, and will continue through most of Monday. The highest snow accumulations will be along and south of the North Dakota/South Dakota border, and into central Minnesota. Amounts will sharply decrease to the north. A complete synopsis of...
November 9, 2014 - 7:30pm
Winter Storm Tonight Through Tuesday
**Winter Storm Warnings issued for parts of southern North Dakota, northern South Dakota, and central Minnesota. Snow accumulations of 6"+...
November 9, 2014 - 3:34pm
November 8, 2014
Winter Storm To Affect The Northern Plains
Winter Storm Watches have been posted for parts of South Dakota and Minnesota from Sunday afternoon through Monday evening. Some locations may see 6" or more of snow. If you have travel plans to the Twin Cites or Sioux Falls on Monday, be aware that you may encounter difficult driving...
November 8, 2014 - 3:56pm
June 19, 2014
No serious injuries, but widespread damage from S.D. tornado
Forum News Service WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. -- John Berens was taking pictures with his iPad when his wife yelled at him to get to the basement. He saw a white car across the street get lifted 6 feet in the air, and he knew it was time to take cover. "It was just...
news / region
June 19, 2014 - 2:11pm
March 25, 2014
7-year-old South Dakota boy accidentally shot to death by 9-year-old brother
FREEMAN, S.D. — A 7-year-old boy died Tuesday after he was accidentally shot by his 9-year-old brother at a home in Freeman in southeastern South Dakota. According to Hutchinson County State’s Attorney Glenn Roth, the 9-year-old was interviewed by investigators with the South...
March 25, 2014 - 10:53pm
October 21, 2013
Man indicted in death of Adrian Peterson's son
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Lincoln County grand jury has indicted a 27-year-old Sioux Falls man on second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in the death of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. Lincoln County state's attorney Tom Wollman...
news / region
October 21, 2013 - 9:41am
October 11, 2013
UPDATED: Report: Adrian Peterson's son dies after assault
By Brendan O'Brien Oct 11 (Reuters) - The 2-year-old son of National Football League's Most Valuable Player Adrian Peterson died on Friday after being allegedly assaulted by his mother's boyfriend in Sioux Falls, local media in Minnesota and police in South Dakota reported. Sioux...
sports / vikings
October 11, 2013 - 11:23am
August 27, 2013
Stop procreating, judge orders criminal
MITCHELL, S.D. — A judge Tuesday in Mitchell ordered a man to avoid impregnating women. Judge Tim Bjorkman's list of conditions for suspending Carlos Claudio's prison time included standard items, such as the paying of court costs and fines, and avoiding drugs and alcohol. There...
August 27, 2013 - 7:24pm
February 5, 2013
Xcel plans to tap more wind power
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy plans to capitalize on what could be a buyer's market for wind energy this year. The Minneapolis-based utility has told regulators in Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Dakotas that it will look for up to 200 megawatts of wind power by April 1. The federal...
news / region
February 5, 2013 - 9:16am
July 24, 2012
Murder, witness tampering and assault among new charges filed against accused Native Mob defendants
MINNEAPOLIS - Updated federal charges against defendants suspected as operating the Native Mob gang now include accusations of murder and additional charges against purported leaders, who have ties to Bemidji, Cass Lake and the surrounding area. Late last week, prosecutors filed...
July 24, 2012 - 12:24pm