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Letter: Can we get back to normal yet? | INFORUM

I registered as a Republican back in 2008 as I was trying to become a delegate for my candidate of choice in that year's election. Much like many things in my life back then, I had to put that on hold to get my trainwreck of my ear

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North Dakota reports 8 COVID-19 deaths; nearly 53,000 vaccine doses administered | INFORUM

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Health on Friday, Jan. 15, reported eight COVID-19 deaths and a jump in virus-related hospitalizations. The latest deaths came from all over the sta

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Letter: There seems to be no limit to Bender's divisive speech | INFORUM

There you go again, Tony Bender. Is there no limit to your divisive speech? Pitting Republicans against Democrats, liberal against conservative, Black against white, poor against rich. Is there any group that you don't hate? Any pe

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WeatherTalk: Robins are overrated as a harbinger of spring | INFORUM

The sight of robins is a harbinger of spring. Or is it? Every winter, the weather office gets phone calls, emails and photographs of robin sightings. Rather than being a sign of the end of winter, robins seen during January and Feb

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President-elect Joe Biden chooses former FDA chief David Kessler to help lead U.S. vaccine drive | INFORUM

WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 15 (Reuters) — U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has chosen David Kessler, the ex-head of the Food and Drug Administration, to help lead the COVID-19 vaccine push, his transition team said on Fri

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5 reasons to keep wearing a mask after COVID-19 vaccination | INFORUM

Yet South said she’s in no rush to throw away her face mask. “I honestly don’t think I’ll ever go without a mask at work again,” said South, faculty director of the Urban Health Lab at the Universit

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Eyes on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as President Donald Trump impeachment trial timing up in the air | INFORUM

The Democratic-led House of Representatives voted 232-197 on Wednesday to impeach Trump on a charge of incitement one week after his supporters rampaged in the Capitol following a speech in which the outgoing Republican president urged them to fight Democ

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1 body, 1 mystery and 42 years of unanswered questions | INFORUM

Listen to the fifth episode of "Chasing Billy: interview with Dan Baumann, the cold case investigator who wants to find answers. (Or start with Ep

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Clay County offers another business relief program | INFORUM

County Administrator Steve Larson said the county received $1.2 million from the state based on population as part of the state's $216 million Small Business Relief package that is targeted for specific operations hurt by the pandemic closures.

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LIVE: Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz provides update on public safety at Minnesota Capitol | INFORUM

ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz, Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter will hold a press conference with public safety officials at noon Friday, Jan. 15, to provide an update on security concerns at the Minnesota

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Wall Street's climate concerns create cloud of financial uncertainty for North Dakota coal country | INFORUM

Leaders of the North Dakota Lignite Energy Council, which represents coal-fired power plants and lignite coal mines in the state, said they view the so-called “environmental, social and governance” movement within finance and insurance to be t

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Public comment period open for Fargo's community development plans | INFORUM

FARGO — The City of Fargo has prepared a draft version of the 2020 – 2024 Consolidated Plan for the City’s Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant, or CDBG, and HOME

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Wild win opener over Kings | INFORUM

Kirill Kaprizov scored with 1:13 left in overtime to lift the visiting Minnesota Wild to a 4-3 win against the Los Angeles Kings in the season opener for both teams on Thursday night, Jan. 14. Kap

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Transit bus comes within feet of colliding into Rochester home | INFORUM

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Homeowners Ben and Jessica Ochs had just finished dinner with their 17-month-old son when they heard a "big bang" come from outside on Thursday, Jan. 14. When Jessica ran

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Detroit Lakes' Smith invited to Augusta National Women's Amateur | INFORUM

Kate Smith's golf career added another major milestone on Thursday. The Detroit Lakes native announced she'd been invited to play in the 2021 August National Women's Amateur.

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