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Large northeastern North Dakota manufacturer shutting downMay 20, 2022 GMT
PEMBINA, N.D. (AP) — One of the largest employers in northeastern North Dakota is closing later this year.
Winnipeg, Manitoba-based New Flyer Industries is shutting down its charter and transit bus manufacturing plant in Pembina, located close to the Canadian border.
Blizzard could leave North Dakotans without power for daysApril 25, 2022 GMT
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A combination of ugly weather has left at least 19,000 people in western North Dakota facing days without power and thousands of residents along the Red River that separates that state from Minnesota dealing with flash flooding.
Minnesota Guard called up to help in Crookston flood threatApril 25, 2022 GMT
CROOKSTON, Minn. (AP) — Volunteers and National Guard members in northwestern Minnesota spent two days sandbagging to fortify the city of Crookston from an expected record flood along the Red Lake River.
Feds drop appeal in Sjodin killing, still seek death penaltyMarch 25, 2022 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Federal prosecutors are dropping their appeal of a judge's decision to overturn the death sentence for a Minnesota man convicted in the 2003 kidnapping and killing of Dru Sjodin, but they said they still intend to seek the death penalty when he is resentenced.
U of M asks lawmakers for $30m for scholarshipsMarch 20, 2022 GMT
University of Minnesota officials are asking legislators to approve $30 million for scholarships for students who attend regional campuses.
Feds to appeal reversal in North Dakota death penalty caseMarch 6, 2022 GMT
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Federal prosecutors plan to appeal a ruling that overturned the death sentence for a Minnesota man convicted of kidnapping and killing a University of North Dakota student.
A jury in 2006 convicted Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., of Crookston, Minnesota, in the killing of 22-year-old Dru Sjodin, of Pequot Lakes, Minnesota.
Kansas administrator named president of North Dakota StateFebruary 23, 2022 GMT
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A University of Kansas administrator was selected Wednesday as president at North Dakota State University.
The state Board of Higher Education unanimously opted for David Cook, the vice chancellor for public affairs and economic development at the Lawrence, Kansas, school.
Finalists named for North Dakota State University presidentFebruary 4, 2022 GMT
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A search committee has narrowed the field of candidates for North Dakota State University president to three, the state Board of Higher Education said Friday.
The finalists are David Cook, vice chancellor for public affairs on economic development at the University of Kansas; Hesham El-Rewini, provost and vice president of academic affairs at Marymount University; and Mary Holz-Clause, acting executive chancellor at the University of Minnesota in Morris and Crookston.
5 candidates selected to interview for NDSU president’s postJanuary 18, 2022 GMT
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Five candidates have been selected to interview for North Dakota State University president, the state Board of Higher Education announced Tuesday.
The prospects will visit Fargo campus later this month.
Judge: Rodriquez can’t use intellectual disability as factorJanuary 9, 2022 GMT
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge says defense attorneys cannot use intellectual disability as a factor in the second death penalty debate for a man convicted in the killing of University of North Dakota student Dru Sjodin.
Free, reduced tuition program expanded to all UMinn campusesNovember 2, 2021 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota will offer free or reduced tuition to many Native American students attending its five campuses starting next fall.
The cost waiver program had previously been offered only at the Morris campus, but now will be expanded to all five campuses, to also included Duluth, Rochester, Crookston and the Twin Cities.
New Crookston bishop says sexual abuse victims are priorityOctober 18, 2021 GMT
CROOKSTON, Minn. (AP) — The new bishop of the Crookston diocese said Monday he has learned important lessons about how the Roman Catholic church should respond to abuse by priests.
Bishop Andrew Cozzens replaced Bishop Michael Hoeppner, who resigned earlier this year at the request of Pope Francis after an investigation into whether he covered up sexual abuse in the Crookston diocese.
EXPLAINER: What’s next in Dru Sjodin death penalty caseSeptember 24, 2021 GMT
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s first and only federal capital punishment case is on hold after a federal judge this month threw out the death sentence given to Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. in 2006 in the death of college student Dru Sjodin.
University of Minnesota mandates COVID-19 vaccinationsAugust 24, 2021 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) —
The University of Minnesota will require all students to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
President Joan Gabel and Jakub Tolar, dean of the university medical school, issued a news release Monday hours after the U.S.
UMinn students, staff face vaccination or regular testingAugust 14, 2021 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota System will join hundreds of colleges nationwide in requiring a COVID-19 vaccination for students and staff at its five campuses.
The mandate approved by the Board of Regents on Friday will take effect once the U.S.
Pope asks US bishop to resign after cover-up investigationApril 13, 2021 GMT
ROME (AP) — A bishop in Minnesota resigned Tuesday at the request of Pope Francis after he was investigated by the Vatican for allegedly interfering with past investigations into clergy sexual abuse, officials said...
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Police: Alcohol may have contributed to crash that killed 3January 12, 2021 GMT
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Investigators say alcohol may have played a role in a traffic crash that killed three people and injured two others in Grand Forks last weekend...
Minnesota archbishop opens investigation into fellow bishopSeptember 11, 2019 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Roman Catholic archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis said Wednesday that he has opened an investigation — the first known of its kind under a new Vatican protocol — into allegations that a bishop in northwestern Minnesota interfered with investigations into clerical sexual misconduct...
Ballenger, Beller lead Wildcats in sweep over Minnesota CrookstonOctober 8, 2018 GMT
Alyssa Ballenger and Tarrin Beller combined for 25 kills while Wayne State recorded a season-high 11 service aces as the Wildcats swept Minnesota Crookston 25-7, 25-10 and 25-14 in Northern Sun Conference volleyball Saturday afternoon at Rice Auditorium in Wayne.
Elizabeth Reiff -- Plymouth, Minn.March 9, 2017 GMT
Elizabeth "Betsy" Ann (Reck) Reiff passed away on March 3, 2017, at her home in Plymouth, Minn., after a more than two-year struggle with cancer. She was 34.
Betsy was born June 30, 1982, in Fargo, N.D., to the Rev.
Man found dead on golf course; hypothermia suspectedMarch 31, 2015 GMT
FERTILE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities believe exposure to the chilly weather killed a man whose naked body was found on a golf course near his home in northwestern Minnesota.
Polk County authorities were called to the Sandhill River Golf Course in Fertile about 4:10 p.m.