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Shorter season could help Twins’ Jose Berrios sustain top performance

MINNEAPOLIS -- Shortly before spring camp shut down, Minnesota Twins manager Rocco Baldelli named Jose Berrios his Opening Day starter for March 26 in Oakland, heaping on praise while explaining why the right-handed pitcher was the right man for the task.

Source: CP RRV Southern ND Local news feed | 5 Jul 2020 | 7:31 am CDT

Trump to seek funds for private, religious school scholarships in COVID recovery bill

Democrats argue that public funds should be spent improving public schools and should not be used to subsidize private institutions, including those with religious affiliations.

Source: CP RRV Southern ND Local news feed | 5 Jul 2020 | 7:31 am CDT

Man dies in motorcycle-car crash in western South Dakota

HOT SPRINGS, S.D. – A 37-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle-car crash late Friday night, July 3, north of Hot Springs.

Source: CP RRV Southern ND Local news feed | 5 Jul 2020 | 7:31 am CDT

Active COVID-19 cases in North Dakota rise for 12th straight day

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Health on Saturday, July 4, announced 57 new cases of COVID-19. It is the 12th day in a row active cases have climbed in North Dakota.

Source: CP RRV Southern ND Local news feed | 5 Jul 2020 | 7:31 am CDT

South Dakota man dies after being hit by car

WINNER, S.D. – A man was killed early Saturday, July 4, when he was struck by a car west of Winner, S.D.

Source: CP RRV Southern ND Local news feed | 5 Jul 2020 | 7:31 am CDT

ND woman dies in motorcycle crash Friday

A 55-year-old Williston, North Dakota, woman died in a motorcycle crash Friday, July 3, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said.

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South Dakota teen dies in crash

HURLEY, S.D. – A 17-year-old was killed in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon, July 3, north of Hurley, S.D.

Source: CP RRV Southern ND Local news feed | 5 Jul 2020 | 7:31 am CDT

South Dakota COVID-19 cases top 7,000, but hospitalizations slow

There are now 7,000 South Dakotans known to have caught COVID-19, but the rate of new hospitalizations due to the virus, a measure of the severity of the pandemic, continues to slip, the state Department of Health reported Saturday, July 4.

Source: CP RRV Southern ND Local news feed | 5 Jul 2020 | 7:31 am CDT

Woman dies in western ND motorcycle crash

RAY, N.D. -- A 55-year-old woman was killed in a motorcycle crash on Friday evening, July 3, in western North Dakota.

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Births for July 4, 2020

One birth was reported Saturday by Jamestown Regional Medical Center.

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The WDAY Golf Show with Jeff Kolpack: Dave Schultz, Mike Barge

Two familiar last names join the WDAY Golf Show for a July 4 holiday edition. Maple River Golf Club head professional Dave Schultz outlines the second year for his hole-in-one show and his comeback prospects in professional golf.

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Leafcutter bees, worms in raspberries and replacing a maple tree

In today's "Fielding Questions" column, Don Kinzler suggests several trees more suited for the region than Autumn Blaze.

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Bursack: Is this hired caregiver getting too close to Dad?

How do I know if this is just a genuinely caring person who is great with older people or if she is “grooming” my dad to turn over his assets or something?

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Marchers demand prosecution of officers involved in Standing Rock man's homicide

BISMARCK – Demonstrators gathered Saturday, July 4, and called for justice for George "Ryan" Gipp Jr., who was killed at the hands of two officers on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in 2017.

Source: CP RRV Southern ND Local news feed | 5 Jul 2020 | 7:31 am CDT

Pandemic results in shift for beer sales and barley production

The pandemic has been a rough time for bars and restaurants, and large events like sports and concerts. But off-sale beer sales have been strong.

Source: CP RRV Southern ND Local news feed | 5 Jul 2020 | 7:31 am CDT