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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey suggests that the continuing drought and lessening export demand for U.S. products are among the drains on the economy in nine Midwest and Plains.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A new report shows the number of drunken driving deaths is declining in Minnesota.
BEMIDJI – A new Subway is expected to open here in December. Developer Wes Hegna confirmed that a new standalone Subway is under construction near Taco John’s outside of Paul Bunyan Mall. The Subway now located at 1008 Paul Bunyan Drive NW will relocate into the new building once it is complete, Hegna said Friday. He expects the building to be complete around Dec. 1. The new Subway will have a drive-through and will be similar to the south Subway, which opened in the Pamida parking lot in 2010, Hegna said.
BEMIDJI – The Pioneer and Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota present the sixth annual Women’s Expo at the Sanford Center. The Sept. 22 expo offers a wide variety of activities. The Paul Bunyan Broadcasting stage seminar schedule includes: - Women and issues of serious mental health at 9 a.m.
BEMIDJI – Volunteers are needed to help complete a tree survey along Bemidji’s boulevards and in city parks. The Emerald Ash Borer Rapid Response Community Inventory, a project organized by the University of Minnesota, will be used to manage the city’s urban forest and assist in applying for future funding. According to a news release, the inventory began in 2011 and hopes to be completed by the fall of 2012, but in order to complete the inventory, more volunteers are needed.
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar received support Friday from the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation Political Action Committee. The Republican-leaning organization endorsed Democrat Klobuchar over GOP challenger state Rep. Kurt Bills of Rosemount.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is considering legal action against a former Navy SEAL whose book describes insider details of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, but it has not made a final judgment on whether the book actually reveals secrets, a spokesman said Friday.
HOUSTON (AP) — A 25-year-old fan died after tumbling about 60 feet from a fifth-floor escalator at the Reliant Stadium during a preseason Houston Texans' game, officials said Friday.
GILMAN TOWNSHIP, Minn. (AP) — Two motorcycle drivers have been killed in a head-on collision in Benton County.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota teen has pleaded guilty to dealing synthetic drugs that led to the overdose death of a Grand Forks teen. Wesley Sweeney, of Manvel, appeared Friday in federal court. He pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to distribute drugs that resulted in death.