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AccuWeather Global Weather Center - AccuWeather.com reports the first total eclipse of the moon since December 2011 will be visible in North America, just in time to greet last-minute tax filers in the United States. However, many Americans may not be in a good place to see the eclipse because of cl...

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 2:18pm

April 4 (Reuters) - For the second time in three years, Mazda Motor Corp has issued a recall for Mazda6 sedans in North America because of a spider that likes the smell of gasoline and weaves a web that blocks a vent in the engine. Mazda told U.S. regulators that it is recalling 42,000 sedans with 2...

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:04am

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick (Reuters) - Keystone XL, a pipeline proposal to pump Canadian oil sands through the heart of America, has alarmed environmentalists and become one of the most contentious issues of the Obama presidency. But there is a "Plan B" to cut the United States out of the picture, an...

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 8:49am

Tar sands oil bursting from pipelines is becoming common around North America.

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:58pm

The 10th annual Mille Lacs Snow Kite Crossing will attract more than 75 snow kiting athletes from around the world to compete on Lake Mille Lacs in Garrison Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 12:06am

CAREER ■ CRMC earns Joint Commission’s seal of approval CROSBY — Cuyuna Regional Medical Center (CRMC) in Crosby recently earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care qualit...

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 8:54pm

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Click. There's an elevation map of the Red River Valley, and, believe it or not, the flat valley actually has elevation. Click. The map shows wind speed and direction. Click.

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 8:53pm

NISSWA - Folk troubadour Bill Staines will open the Spring 2014 Grassroots Concerts season at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 21, at the Live Well Nightclub and Coffee Bar in Nisswa. There are five Friday night concerts in the concert series.

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 5:50pm

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - The United States punched its ticket to the semifinals of the Olympic women's ice hockey competition with a routine 9-0 win over Switzerland on Monday. Much as it did in its opening game against Finland, the second-ranked U.S.

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 12:09am

Brainerd International Raceway (BIR) has announced its 2014 racing schedule from May through September, featuring a diverse lineup of motorsports events.

Sun, 02/09/2014 - 10:38pm