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14 national parks in a fortnight

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 15:22

RED WING, Minn. — With the school year back in full session, it can be a nice breath of fresh air to reminisce about summer vacation. Going to the beach...

ESPN's Jemele Hill: 'I deserved that suspension'

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 13:52

Jemele Hill will return from her ESPN suspension on Monday, a little more than two weeks after the network sanctioned her for suggesting that NFL fans...

'The president's wingman': Absent in the West Wing, Bannon stays close to Trump

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:54

WASHINGTON - In the two months since Stephen Bannon was shunted from the White House and returned to the helm of Breitbart News, the former chief strategist has declared "a...

Rest area on eastbound I-94 near Medina, ND, temporarily closed

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:08

CRYSTAL SPRINGS, N.D. - The Crystal Springs rest area on eastbound Interstate 94, approximately nine miles west of Medina, has closed temporarily closed due to maintenance issues.
The rest...

Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:29

Q: I purchased two dipladenia plants this spring. How well do they overwinter indoors? - Nicole Welsch, Fargo.

A: Dipladenia, and its close relative mandevilla, can both be wintered successfully...

Column: If only the chair could talk

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:28

My grandma came to visit us last week. While chatting at one point, I was sitting in a pink chair that once belonged to my dad's grandma. I mentioned that...

Self-employed contractors playing 'Russian roulette' if they aren't insured for medical expenses, lost income

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 09:45

MOORHEAD, Minn.—The broken bones Chris Bjur suffered from a 16-foot fall hurt the most financially.

The Moorhead handyman was painting his parents' house near Kulm, N.D., in early June, when...

GFK airport creates task force

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 09:27
Grand Forks Herald

Leaders at Grand Forks International Airport have created a task force to educate the business community about local air service.
The GFK Air Service Task Force recently met with...

One dead, one charged with DUI in Northern N.D. crash

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 09:20
Grand Forks Herald

WALHALLA,N.D.-- One Walhalla man is dead and another recovering from injuries and charged with driving under the influence after a northern North Dakota crash Friday night.

The North Dakota Highway...

Minnesota goalie has the last laugh

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 09:20
Grand Forks Herald

Of all the bitter back-and-forth associated with the return of the UND-Minnesota men's hockey rivalry, Minnesota junior goalie Eric Schierhorn almost pulled off the best punking Friday night at Ralph...

Grand Forks inn closes for renovation project

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 08:52
Grand Forks Herald 

A Grand Forks hotel has closed for a roughly $250,000 renovation project, but it should reopen this spring.

The Grand Forks Inn and Suites closed Friday for the three-...

Smiling Moose opens in Grand Forks

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 08:51
Grand Forks Herald

A Colorado sandwich chain has opened at one of the busiest intersections in Grand Forks.

Smiling Moose Rocky Mountain Deli started serving sandwiches Monday at 623 S. Washington St. The...

GROWING TOGETHER: Autumn checklist for putting yard and garden to bed

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 08:30

FARGO — You'd think gardeners who are passionate about their lawns, flowerbeds and landscapes would be weeping hysterically at season's end. But there's an unspoken gardening truth that we quietly...

Caregivers may need to work to recover positive memories

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 08:28

Dear Carol: My husband and I were teenage sweethearts and married right out of college. While we experienced bumps along the road, I'd say our marriage of more than 40...

Viewpoint: No tolerance for eco-terrorism

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 08:23
Grand Forks Herald

By Craig Stevens

Over the past decade, the United States has made remarkable strides toward energy security. This progress — on the shoulders of oil and natural gas development —...

Drugs still a problem in the Bakken since oil boom

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 08:15

DICKINSON, N.D. — Bakken oil may have gone into a downturn in the last few years, but that doesn't mean that drug crime did too.

Stark County State's Attorney Tom...

The playmaker: If there's a will, there's a way to catch it for Urzendowski

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 08:05


He's the football version of the perfect soldier, does what he's called upon to do and doesn't appear to care if he gets the credit. RJ Urzendowski, perhaps, in...

Column: Where was God during the Vegas massacre?

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 08:01

Just hours after the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, the inevitable question appeared. I saw it first on Twitter—"So, where was your god when this was happening?"

The perplexity...

AgweekTV: Soil Your Undies

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 08:00

Did you know that burying a pair of underwear in your field can help you determine how healthy your soil is? Shawna Olson met up with NDSU Soil Health Specialist...

Making their mark: Ely's Ivy owners put modern spin on Sanders space

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 07:47
Grand Forks Herald

Scott and Rachel Franz remember which booth they were sitting at in Sanders restaurant when they became engaged in November 2011.

Six years later, the two are ready to start...


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