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Fargo Clinic Could Be Holding Final Day of Abortions On Wednesday

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota’s only abortion clinic is preparing for what could be its final day of performing procedures. Red River Women’s Clinic in Fargo will offer abortion care on Wednesday, and on Thursday a trigger ban is set to make abortion illegal in the state. Barring a judge’s intervention, it likely means an indefinite period when patients…

MPCA reviews proposed Crookston soybean plant

CROOKSTON, Minn. – The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency released its draft Environmental Assessment Worksheet for the planned Epitome Energy soybean processing facility in Crookston. Epitome Energy is planning a new soybean crush and extraction facility that would process up to 42 million bushels of soybeans per year. The facility will produce up to 450 million pounds of crude oil, just…

Monarch butterfly listed as endangered

GLAND, SWITZERLAND  – The Minnesota State Butterfly is now listed as endangered because of its fast-dwindling population in North America.The International Union for the Conservation of Nature announced the designation Thursday for the orange-and-black monarch butterflies. The group estimates that populations have declined between 22- and 72 percent over a decade. The monarch was adopted as the state butterfly in…

Fire causes person to jump from Fargo apartment

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Fargo Fire Department says a person jumped from the second floor of an apartment building on fire. It happened around 7:40 Thursday morning at 728 23rd Street South. Firefighters found heavy smoke coming from outside the second-floor unit located on the southwest corner of the building. They made entry into the apartment and were able…

Thomas Lane gets 2 1/2 years on Floyd killing federal charge

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A judge has sentenced former Minneapolis police Officer Thomas Lane to 2 1/2 years in prison on a federal civil rights charge for his role in the killing of George Floyd. U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson sentenced Lane on Thursday for his February conviction of depriving Floyd of medical care as he lay dying under…

President Biden tests positive for Covid-19

President Joe Biden speaks in the Rose Garden. April 11, 2022. WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden has tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, making him the second U.S. president to get the virus and underscoring the extent to which the virus has infiltrated American society. The 79-year-old Biden is fully vaccinated after getting two initial doses of the coronavirus…

Packers sign former Bison Christian Watson

GREEN BAY, Wisc. (WLUK) — The Green Bay Packers have signed North Dakota State wide receiver Christian Watson, the team’s second-round pick in this year’s NFL Draft. According to reports, Watson’s deal is for four years. The team announced the signing on its website, but did not say how much money the deal is worth. Categories: North Dakota News, Top…