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Trump to reveal Supreme Court pick by Saturday in bid to fill seat before election

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 17:11
WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump raced on Monday to cement a conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court before the Nov. 3 election, telling reporters he planned by Saturday to reveal his pick to succeed liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

U.S. judge orders Post Office to expedite November election mail

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 16:53
The Postal Service said Monday it is "reviewing the court’s decision. There should be no doubt, however, that the Postal Service is ready and fully committed to handling expected increased volumes of Election Mail between now and the conclusion of the November 3rd election."

Trump to 'cut off' TikTok if deal cannot be saved

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 16:52
Trump had previously made clear he wanted a U.S. company to buy TikTok, but questions have swirled about whether Bytedance will retain a majority stake in the new enterprise.

Vikings LB Anthony Barr out for season with torn pectoral muscle

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 16:50
The Vikings have lost yet another Pro Bowl player off their once-vaunted defense.

Polk County GOP chairperson gathering signatures in support of a Second Amendment Designated County

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 16:35
The Second Amendment Sanctuary movement gained traction in Minnesota in the spring, but was derailed by the pandemic. The chairperson of the Polk County GOP aims to bring a petition in support of a Second Amendment Designated County resolution before the county commission in the coming weeks.

North Dakota ranks high for COVID-related conspiracy theories, reports says

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 16:23
FARGO — North Dakota ranks high in the nation for COVID-related conspiracy theories.

Moorhead native Brennen Leigh sings of home in 'Prairie Love Letter'

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 14:45
MOORHEAD, Minn. —

Thune says Trump's SCOTUS nominee will get a vote, despite senator's 2016 views on election-year vacancies

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 14:38
PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota Sen. John Thune is reversing his 2016 stance on allowing the U.S. Senate to vote on a Supreme Court nominee during an election cycle that could produce a new president of the United States.

Local legends and strange stories: Our 'Paranormal North' podcast debuts Oct. 1

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 14:30
Listen to Paranormal North, a limited series, starting October 1.

North Dakota senators want to vote on Trump's SCOTUS nominee before election

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 14:14
President Donald Trump is expected to put forth a politically conservative nominee later this week to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a longtime liberal anchor of the court who died Friday, Sept. 18.

St. Paul Police Department highlights surveillance photos of looting suspects, seeks tips

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 13:44
Since the police department’s Civil Unrest Investigative Taskforce began its work, the Ramsey County attorney’s office has brought charges in more than 60 cases.

LIVE: Minnesota health officials hold 2 p.m. media briefing on COVID-19

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 13:30
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Health will hold a conference call at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, to brief members of the media on the latest public health information regarding COVID-19.

Minnesota high school football, volleyball OK'd for fall seasons

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 13:15
ST. PAUL — Minnesota high school football and volleyball are back on for the falls sports season.

UND moves fall career fair online

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 13:10
Attendance by students and recruiters on par with last year.

Minneapolis holds vigil for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 12:46
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter issued a joint proclamation declaring Monday, Sept. 21, to be "Ruth Bader Ginsburg Day" in the Twin Cities.

U.S. CDC takes down coronavirus airborne transmission guidance

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 12:38
Presently, the agency's guidance says the virus mainly spreads from person-to-person through respiratory droplets, which can land in the mouth or nose of people nearby.

Minnesota State High School League votes to move football, volleyball back to fall

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 12:19
The Minnesota State High School League, in a special meeting of the board of directors on Monday, voted to move football and volleyball back to the fall.

Virginia man sentenced for sexual abuse of a Grand Forks child

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 12:15
Frank Louis Horta Jr., 21, was sentenced to five years in prison and five years of supervised probation for sexually assaulting a child younger than 15 in 2017.

High school league changes course, OKs MN fall volleyball season

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 11:51
ST. PAUL —The Minnesota State High School League has voted to bring fall volleyball back for high schools across the state, starting next week.

North Dakota sees record number of active COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations as death count rises

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 11:32
The department says 193 North Dakotans have died from the illness, including 50 residents whose deaths have been announced just in September alone.

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