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Editorial: Keep DeMers project simple

10 hours 57 min ago
Grand Forks Herald

By 2019, DeMers Avenue will undergo construction, and the process comes down to two choices: A quick-and-easy overlay without many modifications, or a lengthy reconstruction project that could bring great...

Letter: Tough to drain the swamp, N.D. and D.C. leaders learn

11 hours 2 min ago
Grand Forks Herald

One reason for Donald Trump's election was because he represented change. It was not a rejection of Hillary Clinton (as Republicans boast), but a chance to make the monolithic government...

Hours after concert bombing, Manchester shopping center evacuated, witnesses heard 'big bang'

11 hours 16 min ago
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MANCHESTER, England - A shopping center in Manchester, England, was evacuated and witnesses said they heard a "big bang" on Tuesday, May 23, just hours after a suicide bomber killed...

1 killed, another injured after van collides with semi

11 hours 53 min ago
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ROSEAU, Minn. — A Roseau man died after his van crashed into a semi late Monday, May 22.

Minnesota State Patrol says 42-year-old Jack Martin Dahl of Roseau was driving...

Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 23:09
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SAN ANTONIO—Stephen Curry scored 36 points and Kevin Durant added 29 points and 12 rebounds as the Golden State Warriors strolled to a 129-115 win over the short-handed but game...

Richard Pitino's message to Minnesota: 'We can really take the next step'

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 23:08
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MINNEAPOLIS—Gophers play-by-play man Mike Grimm was touting the men's basketball team's improvement while introducing coach Richard Pitino to the crowd at TCF Bank Stadium at the Gophers Road Trip kickoff...

Nashville clinches first trip to Stanley Cup finals

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 23:06
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NASHVILLE, Tenn.—A date with history awaited the Nashville Predators on Monday night.

They kept it, in spite of being badly outshot by the Anaheim Ducks.

Colton Sissons' third goal of...

Legislators drop increased penalties for highway protesters in exchange for ban on undocumented immigrant driver's licenses

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 23:03
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ST. PAUL-- A controversial increase in penalties for protesters who block highways was stripped out of a Minnesota public safety budget measure on Monday.

The move came as a surprise...

State senator's father dies, but she's at work keeping one-vote majority for GOP

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 22:43
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ST. PAUL-- A Minnesota lawmaker whose father's death could have affected last-minute budget negotiations decided to stay at the Capitol to see the job through, because, she said, that's what...

Minnesota budget talks go on behind closed doors, as legislators plan to work past midnight deadline to get work done

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 22:39
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ST. PAUL—The last day of a Minnesota legislative session traditionally is marked by frantic activity, fiery debates and last-minute deal-making. But that was not the case Monday.

Although lawmakers faced...

Kepler, Sano lead Twins' comeback win over Orioles

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 21:59
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BALTIMORE -- Max Kepler homered and drove in four runs, and Miguel Sano homered and finished with three RBIs as the Minnesota Twins rallied from an early five-run deficit and...

Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back against FBI collusion probe after Comey revealed its existence

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 21:23
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President Donald Trump asked two of the nation's top intelligence officials in March to help him push back against an FBI investigation into possible coordination between his campaign and the...

How UND 'happy-go-lucky guy' became a key player for Penguins in playoffs

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 21:17
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GRAND FORKS—It was the day after Carter Rowney's wedding last August, when former University of North Dakota hockey teammates Joe Gleason and Andrew MacWilliam figured out they booked their return...

Cooler weather made for less stress in Scheels Fargo Marathon

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 20:16
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FARGO—What started as a troublesome-looking weather forecast last Wednesday steadily got better as the Scheels Fargo Marathon week honed in on its 13th annual event on Saturday, May 20. By...

Hotel guests discover bed bugs during stay at Thief River Falls resort

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 20:11
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Thief River Falls, Minn. - A local man says he and his family had some unwanted visitors staying with them in a local hotel room, and he shot a Facebook video...

Letter: How I answer the question, 'Why do you stay?'

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 20:09
Grand Forks Herald

It's a simple question, usually asked in an innocent way. Why stay in Grand Forks?

Housing is expensive. Nothing to do. The Cold.

Anyone in their 30s has had this...

How Carter Rowney became a key player in the Stanley Cup playoffs for the Pittsburgh Penguins

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 19:59
Grand Forks Herald

It was the day after Carter Rowney's wedding last August, when former UND hockey teammates Joe Gleason and Andrew MacWilliam figured out they booked their return trips home for the...

Marilyn Hagerty: Change of season means looking to new things

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 19:59
Grand Forks Herald

Dear Martha Keifenheim,

You say that working with art gives children a sense of pride—and that spills over into other subjects. That's why you have enjoyed heading up the ArtWise...

Grand Forks council considers allowing bars to host special events

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 19:40
Grand Forks Herald

Venues able to host parties where alcohol is consumed within Grand Forks may grow to include bars next month after receiving initial approval from a City Council committee Monday.

Members...

ND bank regulator to retire, governor announces

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 19:30
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BISMARCK—North Dakota Department of Financial Institutions Commissioner Robert Entringer will retire later this year, Gov. Doug Burgum announced Monday, May 22.

Entringer, who was appointed to his post in January...

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