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Indiana-based technology firm CSC Generation was named the successful bidder in acquiring the intellectual property of Bon-Ton, court documents show, and says it plans on reopening stores in five states while maintaining a large e-commerce presence. The acquisition by CSC Generation, which brands itself on its website as a "decentralized, multi-brand technology platform that is saving companies from Amazon," doesn't necessarily spell the end for all former Bon-Ton-owned brick-and-mortar locations, a CSC spokesperson told USA Today.
Well, that didn’t take long. Just days after former retail giant Herberger’s shuttered all of its locations for good nationwide, a greeting on the store’s website now says it is miraculously coming back. “We’ve got great news,” the websites homepage reads. “Herberger’s is coming back!”
People living in the Upper Midwest, including Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, can expect teeth-chattering cold and plentiful snow amounts this upcoming winter, according to predictions made in the Farmers’ Almanac Winter 2019 outlook. The annual Farmers’ Almanac weather outlook, which was released Monday, Aug. 28, contradicts a similar winter weather forecast predicted by the Climate Prediction Center.
CHAFFEE COUNTY, Colo. — More than two weeks into his search for a dog that he'd never met, Joe Stratmann thought about giving up. "After 16 days, the dog is probably dead," Stratmann told Dillon Thomas, a reporter for CBS4 News, a Denver TV station. On Aug. 7, Bentley, a cream-colored, one-year-old goldendoodle, was in a vehicle that was involved in a fatal crash near the Gunnison National Forest in Chaffee County, approximately 105 miles west of Colorado Springs. Bentley survived the crash, but his owner, 43-year-old Jennifer Orr, of Wichita, Kan., did not.
MINNEAPOLIS—A Minneapolis company announced Monday, Aug. 20, a new employee benefits program that allows new pet owners to take what they are calling "fur-ternity leave," a policy similar to that of maternity or paternity leave, that allows parents of new pets to work from home, the company said in a news release. Nina Hale, a digital marketing agency, implemented the program after an employee, who had recently adopted a Goldendoodle puppy, asked his supervisor if there was a way the company could accomodate his schedule to allow him to be with the puppy while still working.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department is seeking the public's help in locating a runaway teen. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department: On Tuesday afternoon, June 19, Jerika Neubauer, 16, ran away from her legal guardian's residence located northeast of Fergus Falls, Minn. Neubauer is described as light-skinned African-American female, approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall and 133 pounds. She is thin, has braided hair down to her lower back and was last seen wearing jeans and work boots.
BUFFALO, Minn. — A 17-year-old Minnesota woman crashed through the front of the building here that administers driver's license tests — while she was attempting to pass the road portion of her driver's license exam. Buffalo Police said in a Facebook post that the incident happened around 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, in the 10 block of First Avenue South in Buffalo, a town of about 15,000 residents in Minnesota's Wright County northwest of Minneapolis.
WASECA, Minn.—Going into its section quarterfinal game against the Waseca Bluejays (24-4), the Marshall Tigers (18-9) girls basketball team deployed a unique strategy: keep the ball out of Jays hands as long as possible. In the end, their strategy yielded them only four points, and a 17-4 loss, ending their season. Trailing 9-0 with 12 seconds to go the first half, the Tigers would finally get their first basket of the night, and went into the locker room at half trailing the Jays 9-2.
WABASHA, Minn.—A 19-year-old Minnesota woman is dead following an accident at a ski resort in southeastern Minnesota Saturday, Jan. 20, according to KTTC-TV. Bethany Becker, of Corcoran, Minn., hit a tree after failing to make a turn toward the bottom of a ski slope at Coffee Mill Ski Area in Wabasha, according to police. An ambulance crew arrived on scene and transported Becker to Mayo Clinic-Saint Marys and met the Mayo One helicopter at Plainview along the way.
EAST BETHEL, Minn. - Graphic dash-cam video released by the Anoka Counthy Sheriff's Department shows the moment a deer was struck by an oncoming vehicle, a collision that launched the animal onto the windshield of a passing deputy. According to a post on the Anoka County Sheriff's Office Facebook page: