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Minnesota election officials continue counting absentee ballots, final results due Friday

1 hour 3 min ago
The Secretary of State's Office was set to provide complete results Friday after absentee ballots were counted.

Loons to keep playing without center piece Ike Opara, but reinforcement coming

1 hour 23 min ago
Minnesota United FC center back Ike Opara — the 2019 MLS defender of the year — won’t be available to play for at least a few more weeks after he missed the Loons’ six-game run to the MLS is Back Tournament semifinals last week.

Churches, pastors file another lawsuit against Walz's coronavirus orders

1 hour 41 min ago
Plaintiffs argue that Gov. Tim Walz's coronavirus-related executive orders infringe upon Minnesotans' ability to worship freely.

Worker at Sioux Falls exotic dance club tests positive for COVID-19, SD warns

2 hours 5 min ago
PIERRE, S.D. — Patrons who visited Scarlett O'hara’s Gentlemen’s Club in Sioux Falls, S.D., between 6 p.m. July 31 and 2 a.m. Aug. 1 may have been exposed to a worker who tested positive for COVID-19.

Adam Thielen’s new role with Vikings: veteran mentor

2 hours 6 min ago
For as long as Adam Thielen can remember, he and best bud Stefon Diggs have been attached at the hip.

Fortnite maker sues Apple after removal of game from App Store

2 hours 14 min ago
Aug 13 (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Thursday removed popular video game "Fortnite" from its App Store for violating the company's in-app payment guidelines, prompting developer Epic Games to file a lawsuit against the iPhone maker seeking to end its in-app payment practices.

Twins need offense to pick up the pace in later innings

2 hours 16 min ago
Minnesota has been good early in games but lacks clutch hitting

The Jay Thomas Show: John Wheeler, Lawn & Garden Radio, Don Kinzler, Kirsten Baesler, Kathy Diekman, John Knosalla

2 hours 20 min ago
The Jay Thomas Show from Thursday, August 13, 2020. The show includes WDAY Chief Meteorologist John Wheeler, Lawn & Garden Radio with Don Kinzler, North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler, Kathy Diekman from Chahinkapa Zoo, John Knosalla from JK Property Partners, listener phone calls, emails and more.

Republicans take out labor agency head, widening schism with Walz

2 hours 32 min ago
Senate leaders and the governor said they'd reached an impasse after disagreements on the response to COVID-19.

Justice Department says Yale illegally discriminates against Asians, whites

2 hours 33 min ago
WASHINGTON, Aug 13 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday accused Yale University of illegally discriminating against Asian American and white applicants in its undergraduate admissions process in violation of U.S. civil rights law.

Florida man accused of sexually abusing Grand Forks child appears for trial

2 hours 38 min ago
Shawn Wear, 53, faces a maximum penalty of life in prison without parole if convicted of gross sexual imposition.

Bismarck School District backpedals on decision to hold in-person classes 5 days a week

2 hours 53 min ago
District Superintendent Jason Hornbacher recommended the switch to a hybrid model, in which students would have distance learning two to three times per week and the rest in person.

Nebraska wants to be in Big Ten, ends talk of playing outside conference this fall

2 hours 53 min ago
School administrators clear the air with a statement released Thursday morning

As Enbridge Line 3 project faces another deadline, supporters urge Walz to let it advance

2 hours 53 min ago
Opponents of the project also prepared to make their case to the governor about why the state should intervene.

U of M to study immune system treatment for COVID-19

2 hours 55 min ago
Minnesota reports 697 cases, 7 deaths on Thursday, with numerous rural outbreaks

North Dakota approves $320M for pandemic relief; state's CARES Act funding nearly all allocated

3 hours 56 sec ago
The federal funds, which must be spent on pandemic-adjacent cost by the end of the year, have now been almost entirely allocated. However, more than $70 million of unspent funds could be doled out at future meetings of the Emergency Commission and Budget Section.

Grand Forks boys soccer at a glance

3 hours 6 min ago
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Stark County COVID-19 cases swell; leads state in per capita increase

3 hours 8 min ago
From the onset of the virus, cases in Stark County have remained in a steady climb compared with neighboring counties. Since July 23, however, cases have jumped from 126 to 349 in just 21 days. That's an increase of 223 cases, or 176.98% in less than three weeks — the largest increase in the state, per capita, over the same period.

Electronic posting pilot study set to roll in Ramsey, Richland and Slope counties

3 hours 9 min ago
Electronic posting offers hunters the benefit of being able to determine a point of contact for the landowner or authorized person who posted the land. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s map service app includes the point of contact information.

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