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ND college library stops checking out books to public

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 18:38

WAHPETON, N.D. -  The Mildred Johnson Library on the North Dakota State College of Science campus in Wahpeton has stopped checking out books to the public, only students and...

Popular farm insecticide faces ban

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 18:26

BISMARCK  -- A popular insecticide could be banned for agricultural use.

Last week, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to revoke all food tolerances...

Stenehjem again defends involvement in ACA lawsuit

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 18:15

BISMARCK — North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem again defended the state's participation in lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act Tuesday, Aug. 14.

In a letter to state Rep. Corey...

Minnesota election judge removed after being accused of making illegal comments

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 18:00

An election judge in Dakota County was removed from his duties Tuesday afternoon after a voter in South St. Paul reported that the judge was telling voters not to vote...

U.S. commerce secretary to visit North Dakota amid trade anxieties

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 17:53

BISMARCK — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross will visit North Dakota next week amid some worry over President Donald Trump's trade strategy.

Ross will be joined by Stephen Censky,...

CEO says Dakota Access Pipeline expansion to be announced soon

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 17:43

BISMARCK—The CEO of Energy Transfer Partners said Monday, Aug. 13, he hopes to announce an expansion of the Dakota Access Pipeline soon.

Kelcy Warren, CEO of the company that developed...

Federal appeals court affirms $1.3 million in attorney fees to North Dakota after dispute with Minnesota

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 17:25

BISMARCK — A federal appeals court said Tuesday, Aug. 14, the state of Minnesota owes North Dakota $1.3 million in attorney fees after losing a lawsuit over its clean energy...

Charge: Minnesota baby dies after abuse; father looked on Google for excuses

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 16:09

An infant boy has died two days after his Apple Valley father was arrested on suspicion of child abuse.

Michael Anthony Herkal, 32, told police his 2-year-old son had twice...

New clinic aims to fill care gap in Grafton

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 16:07
Grand Forks Herald

GRAFTON, N.D. As more state leaders recognize a lack in health care options across rural North Dakota, a new care clinic in Grafton wants to be another option for low-income...

Commentary: Attorney General Stenehjem responds to Democrats, says lawsuit challenging Obamacare is his duty

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 15:38

Lately North Dakota Democrats have been trying to make a campaign issue out of a lawsuit challenging the legality of Obamacare.

Aviante Collins has what Vikings need to play left guard: athleticism and a 'nasty streak'

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 15:24

EAGAN, Minn. — As soon as Vikings running back Roc Thomas caught a screen pass from Trevor Siemian on Saturday, Aug. 11, against the Broncos in Denver, his eyes got...

Commentary: If Bison have a weakness, it's special teams

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 15:20

FARGO — The Division I Football Championship Subdivision title game in January stood out as one particularly substandard for North Dakota State's special teams. James Madison punt returner D'Angelo Amos...

Officials lay out options to fix Devils Lake outlet leak

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 15:18
Grand Forks Herald

State officials presented several options to fix a seepage problem at the western outlet of the Devils Lake Basin, but how the problem will be resolved is not yet known....

Nebraska becomes the first state to use fentanyl in an execution

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 15:18

Authorities in Nebraska used the powerful opioid fentanyl to carry out a death sentence on Tuesday, August 14, an unprecedented move that came as the state - which just three...

One year ago he plead guilty to child abuse. Now he is charged with murdering his infant daughter.

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 15:12

BISMARCK — A Bismarck man has been charged with murdering his infant daughter.

Jose Rivera-Rieffel, 22, of Bismarck, was charged Friday with murder, child abuse and disobedience of a judicial...

More than 300 accused priests listed in Pennsylvania report on Catholic Church sex abuse

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 15:02

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday released a sweeping grand jury report on sex abuse in the Catholic Church, listing more than 300 accused clergy and detailing a "systematic" coverup...

Standing Rock receives $50K grant for strip mall design

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 14:46

BISMARCK — U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development approved grants for projects in three North Dakota communities. 

Among the recipients is the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, which the USDA...

Florida candidate admits faking her college diploma

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 13:19

Melissa Howard, a Florida state House hopeful who was caught touting a fake diploma last week, broke her days-long silence Monday when she admitted that she...

Video: Dave Olson reports from Moorhead polling site

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:27

Forum reporter Dave Olson sets the scene at the Moorhead Center Mall polling site and talks with one of the election judges.

West Elementary in Grand Forks to lose kindergarten class

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:27
Grand Forks Herald

West Elementary School in Grand Forks will not have a kindergarten class this year.

The northside school at 615 N. 25th St. was expected to have seven students in its...


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