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Champagne: A refreshing explosion for the Fourth of July

1 hour 25 min ago

The best, most explosive pop I've ever heard recently came from a bottle of Champagne, specifically a Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve Champagne. The bottle was properly chilled, and upon removing...

Trump accepts Macron's invitation to visit Paris in July

1 hour 32 min ago

US President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation from his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron to visit Paris on July 14, White House officials said Wednesday.

The Elysee Palace said Trump...

Heavy rain hits Grand Forks area, could let up by afternoon

2 hours 33 min ago
Grand Forks Herald

Greater Grand Forks residents were greeted this morning by rainy skies that could persist until early afternoon.

The metro area has been getting soaked with moderate to heavy rain from...

'Red flags' in Devils Lake credit union show losses last quarter, $10 million in delinquent loans

2 hours 36 min ago
Grand Forks Herald

DEVILS LAKE—Few details on why a federal regulator took over Devils Lake-based credit union will be released, but financial reports reveal "red flags," including a loss of nearly $1 million...

Knicks cut ties with Jackson after 3 years

2 hours 40 min ago

The New York Knicks parted ways with team president Phil Jackson on Wednesday morning, June 28, after three years.

"After careful thought and consideration, we mutually agreed that the Knicks...

Doug Leier: Properly releasing fish will improve odds of survival and quality fishing in the future

3 hours 1 min ago
Grand Forks Herald

I've always preferred simple tackle for fishing—bobbers, jigs, spoons and hooks --- though I'm not categorically against using the latest legal tools and technology.

I call it low-impact angling. Some...

Minnesota corrections worker accused of sexual coercion remains on leave

3 hours 29 min ago

GRANITE FALLS, Minn. — A crew leader for a Sentencing to Service program remains on administrative leave after accusations he coerced a female inmate to have sex in exchange for...

A teen pilot and his passenger were seen waving to people moments before they crashed, report says

3 hours 35 min ago

CHETEK, Wis. — Two witnesses said they heard a "pop" noise from the engine just before a plane crashed into the Red Cedar River May 24, killing the pilot and...

Letter: Senators, start over on new health plan

3 hours 37 min ago
Grand Forks Herald

To the editor,

I'm asking North Dakota Sens. Hoeven and Heitkamp to scrap the American Health Care Act that is currently being considered in the Senate and to start over...

Port: NDSU President Bresciani finally figured out how to keep his mouth shut

3 hours 54 min ago

It wasn’t a surprise at all that, after a year of basically being put on probation, NDSU President Dean Bresciani got his contract renewed.

He has been “chastened” one higher...

Port: Let states take over health reform from federal politicians

4 hours 22 min ago

During a recent appearance on CNBC, North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp launched a partisan attack on health policy reform proposed by her Republican colleagues.

She argued that the proposal is...

George Will: Bigger, stronger and much slower

4 hours 38 min ago
Grand Forks Herald

OMAHA, Neb.—From Little League on up, players emulate major leaguers, so Major League Baseball's pace-of-play problem is trickling down. Four innings into a recent College World Series game here, just...

Our opinion: Thiessen did grand things for Grand Forks

5 hours 37 min ago
Grand Forks Herald

Klaus Thiessen may be the most popular Canadian in Grand Forks who isn't a noted hockey player.

Thiessen, the longtime executive director of the Grand Forks Economic Development Corporation, recently...

Weather Talk: Cool weather isn't unusual during June

5 hours 48 min ago

The weekend was cool. Friday's high was 69. Saturday's was 62. On Sunday, it reached 71. Lows were in the 40s four mornings in a row, including a record-tying 40...

Red Sox top Twins without suspended Farrell

11 hours 44 min ago

BOSTON—Putting up with two rain delays and playing without their manager, the Boston Red Sox cruised to a 9-2 victory Tuesday over the Minnesota Twins and into first place in...

In St. Anthony, angry calls for change after Yanez case

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 23:14

ST. ANTHONY, Minn.—Motivated by the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile, demonstrators at Tuesday night's St. Anthony City Council meeting angrily demanded the resignation of the mayor and several other...

Family: Prank 'gone wrong' causes shooting death in small western Minnesota town

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 23:11

HALSTAD, Minn.—A tragic shooting has left a 3-year-old and an unborn child without a father.

The man's girlfriend is in jail on charges of reckless discharge of a firearm after...

Eagles quarterback Wentz leaves young fans awestruck at Fargo event

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 22:59

FARGO—For Azaria Reel, an 8-year-old from West Fargo, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz looked a lot different in person.

Reel and her family got to meet and take a photo...

UND adds two Wisconsin defensive backs as 2018 recruiting class grows

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 22:17
Grand Forks Herald

The UND football program's defensive backfield is one of the top units in the FCS, and the Fighting Hawks took steps toward strengthening that position group's future on Tuesday.


Moorhead looks to improve function, aesthetics of Center Avenue Corridor

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 21:59

MOORHEAD — Although categorized as a mill-and-overlay project, the Center Avenue Corridor renovation will encompass changes beyond resurfacing pavement to include the roadway's aesthetics, safety and functionality for the future....


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