Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down pending review

The pipeline has been carrying oil for three years.

Dakota Access PipelineFARGO, N.D. (AP)–A federal judge has ordered the Dakota Access pipeline to shut down until more environmental review is done. The pipeline has been carrying oil for three years. But U.S. District Judge James Boasberg said in April that the pipeline remains “highly controversial” under federal environmental law and a more extensive review was necessary than the environmental…

Cone Zone: Expect More Closures on Highway 75 in Moorhead

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Drivers on Highway 75 in Moorhead are running into more lane closures. Lanes on the north side of the I-94 interchange are now shut down. The contractor for last year’s diverging diamond interchange project will replace a section of concrete near the north crossover. The work will take about one day, but the lane closure will…

Minnesota Dept. of Health Hoping to Save Suicide Hotline

They're discussing plans to keep the hotline open for an even longer amount of time

  OAKDALE, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Health is offering financial help to a suicide prevention hotline expected to shut down. The state’s hotline, operated by Canvas Health of Oakdale, says the state can’t afford to lose their service due to heightened suicide rates. The department will provide $139,000 to keep the hotline open until at least September 29th….

Mountain Woman Injured in Crash with Semi Near Langdon

Authorities are still trying to figure out which vehicle crossed the center line first

LANGDON, ND — One woman was injured after a crash with a semi near Langdon. Officers say 25-year-old Shelby Goodoien of Mountain, North Dakota crashed head-on with a semi on Highway 66 Thursday afternoon. She was airlifted to Altru in Grand Forks with serious injuries. The semi driver, a 35-year-old St. John man, was not hurt. Authorities say they are…