How did ‘Little House’ sister really become blind?

CHICAGO - Any fan of Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved "Little House" books knows how the author's sister Mary went blind: scarlet fever. But turns out that probably wasn't the cause, medical experts say, upending one of the more dramatic elements in the classic stories.

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Boehner resists calls for US veterans chief ouster, blames ObamaComments Off

WASHINGTON – Republicans stepped up their attacks on the Obama administration over a deepening Veterans Affairs healthcare delay scandal on Thursday, but House Speaker John Boehner again declined to join a growing list of lawmakers calling for VA Secr…

4 Luv of Dog hosting fundraiser at Gooseberry ParkComments Off

MOORHEAD – Local dog rescue organization 4 Luv of Dog is holding a “Mutt March” fundraiser this Saturday here in Gooseberry Park.

Governor signs Minn. medical marijuana bill into lawComments Off

ST. PAUL – Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has signed the state’s medical marijuana bill into law. The bill creates a patient registry under the Department of Health relating to the therapeutic use of medical cannabis.

19th Avenue traffic set for delays from paving projectComments Off

FARGO – Contractors will start paving a stretch of 19th Avenue North Friday, affecting traffic flow, city officials said Thursday.

Victims identified in fatal crash near Hillsboro on I-29Comments Off

HILLSBORO, N.D. – The woman killed and three others injured in a crash on Interstate 29 on Tuesday were identified Wednesday.

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