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East Grand Forks football builds very own locker room

1 hour 32 min ago
WDAZ

East Grand Forks, Minn. - High school football is in full swing.

Your guide to getting REAL ID in North Dakota

2 hours 14 min ago
FCCNN

BISMARCK-- While the REAL ID Act has been in effect since 2005, North Dakota's state legislature and Gov. Doug Burgum didn't sign the final bill for REAL ID in North...

Letter: Omdahl's goal: Frighten older ND conservatives

2 hours 18 min ago
Grand Forks Herald

To the editor,

I could comment on the recent, organized self-analysis by offended news media and the rationalized salvos they've thrown at those who criticize their work (Herald editorial "This...

Letter: Omdahl's piece wrong on many levels

2 hours 19 min ago
Grand Forks Herald

To the editor,

Lloyd Omdahl's Aug. 13 column was sadly wrong on so many levels. He admits that our current president is "crude, ridicules minorities, and is a bigger mistake...

Our view: ND's greatest invention needs more attention

2 hours 20 min ago
Grand Forks Herald

Herald editorial board

Boil some water, slowly pour in the product and stir consistently. A few minutes later, the creamy substance takes shape. A bit of sugar and a splash...

Group plans fundraiser to benefit school lunch program

2 hours 31 min ago
Grand Forks Herald

Five local women are planning a fundraising event to help make sure students in Grand Forks Public Schools get a hot lunch, rather than a sandwich, if they want it....

Minnesota state House incumbents do well in primaries

8 hours 31 min ago
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ST. PAUL—Minnesota House incumbents had a good primary election night Tuesday. Six of the seven current lawmakers who faced challengers from within their own party held onto their legislative seats....

Radinovich wins DFL primary for 8th Congressional District in one nation's hottest House races

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 23:46
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BRAINERD, Minn.—In a five-way primary to decide the 8th Congressional District Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party nominee for November, Joe Radinovich always seemed to present the straightest line to election victory.

Late Tuesday,...

Turnout for Minnesota primary election highest in 24 years

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 23:36
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ST. PAUL—Nearly a quarter of Minnesota's registered voters cast ballots in Tuesday's state primary elections, with DFL voters nearly doubling the turnout of Republicans.

Around 780,000 of the state's registered...

Polanco, Sano lead slumping Twins to win over Pirates

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 23:08
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MINNEAPOLIS—Jake Cave drove in the go-ahead run in the fourth inning and Miguel Sano added a late two-run home run Tuesday night as the Minnesota Twins downed the visiting Pittsburgh...

Primary elections in Kittson, Roseau counties too close to call

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 21:53
Grand Forks Herald

It was a mostly quiet night for the primary election in northwest Minnesota, but the two county commission races that needed to be narrowed were too close to call Tuesday...

Chicago slips by Lynx at Target Center

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 21:48
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MINNEAPOLIS—Diamond DeShields scored a season-best 28 points on 11-of-15 shooting to lead the Chicago Sky to a 91-88 victory over the host Minnesota Lynx on Tuesday night at Target Center...

Johnson, Walz out to early leads in Minnesota governor primary

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 21:30
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ST. PAUL—Minnesotans turned out in in large numbers to vote in an unusually interesting primary election.

The first Democratic governor returns in the Tuesday, Aug. 14, primary showed state Rep....

Barr, out with undisclosed injury, says he wants to play for Vikings

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 21:08
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EAGAN, Minn.—Anthony Barr hasn't changed his tune about wanting to play for the Vikings long term.

"Absolutely," he said Tuesday.

Still, it is uncertain if the 26-year-old linebacker, entering the...

North Dakota lawmakers propose oil and gas tax tweaks

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 21:06
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BISMARCK—North Dakota lawmakers of the interim Energy Development and Transmission Committee heard proposed adjustments Tuesday to the state's oil and gas Gross Production Tax formula.

The potential tweaks for oil...

Zimmer says Vikings' Waynes must 'deny the ball' to be elite

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 20:55
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EAGAN, Minn.—The Vikings have two Pro Bowl selections in the secondary. Could another one join the party?

Minnesota coach Mike Zimmer said Tuesday that Trae Waynes is continuing to improve...

NDUS names new vice chancellor of strategy and strategic engagement

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 20:43
Grand Forks Herald

BISMARCK—The North Dakota University has named Phil Wisecup as its new chancellor of strategy and strategic engagement.

Wisecup, is a retired Navy vice admiral, was president of the U.S. Naval...

Grand Forks apartment evacuated during brief standoff with knife-wielding man

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 20:43
Grand Forks Herald

A brief Tuesday evening standoff involving a man with knives at a Grand Forks apartment ended peacefully, police said.

Grand Forks police were dispatched shortly before 5:30 p.m. to an...

Taking a cut: Twins' Sano trims dreadlocks he spent 3 years growing

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 20:19
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MINNEAPOLIS—Miguel Sano was trying on his new hat at his locker Tuesday, a smaller one that will better fit his head now that he has shorn the hair he was...

Minnesota United winger Romario Ibarra looks ready to make first start

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 20:10
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ST. PAUL—Minnesota United must make two changes to the starting lineup before Saturday's game against FC Dallas, and the emergence of newcomer Romario Ibarra could make it three.

The Ecuadorian...

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