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  • firecrackers

    A bill that would ease fireworks limitations in Minnesota cleared a key committee in the state House this week, although its chances remain uncertain.  State Fire Marshal Bruce West is opposed and cautioned lawmakers over …

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    22 Feb 17
  • Tindolph Beach

    “Bring back the beach!” The comment this week from Alderman Josh Hagen as the Thief River Falls City Council approved Tindolph Beach at Bill LaFave Park as the location of a proposed Community Splash Park. …

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    22 Feb 17
  • Ice Houses Thief River Falls

    The heaviest flow and highest water volume in recent memory is prompting an emergency advisory from the Thief River Falls City Electric Department – get off the ice … Electric Superintendent Dale Narlock issued the …

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    22 Feb 17
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    22 Feb 17
  • train accident

    Authorities in Detroit Lakes are investigating the death of a woman struck over the weekend by a BNSF Freight Train. Emergency crews found Lynn Alexander, 56, dead on the tracks near the intersection of Washington …

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    21 Feb 17
  • Liquor bottles

    Sunday liquor sales are a step closer to reality in Minnesota.  The state House voted 85-45 yesterday to repeal the ban that has stood since Minnesota became a state.  The Senate will hold a hearing …

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    21 Feb 17
  • Treuer

    Recent news coverage of the Dakota Access Pipeline, along with the fight to maintain the Fighting Sioux logo and the success of Indian Casinos across the state, have all raised the profile of the American …

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    21 Feb 17
  • thermometer

    This could be one of the warmest stretches of February weather, ever, in Minnesota History. Assistant State Climatologist Pete Boulay, says warmer temperatures will “be here a while”, and that “temperatures will be running 15 …

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    20 Feb 17