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Michelle Rook joins AgweekTV as anchor

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:27
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FARGO—Michelle Rook will join AgweekTV as anchor, effective April 30, 2018. Rook has worked for Agweek as a freelance television and magazine reporter since 2016.

Earth Day pasque flower hike set for Fertile Sand Hills

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:17
Grand Forks Herald

The Fertile Sand Hills Nature Center near Fertile, Minn., is hosting a hike to view pasque flowers or enjoy shorter interpretive options near the Nature Center from 1 to 5...

This is a story about a stoned raccoon at a fire station

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 14:11
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An unusual pair showed up in the pre-dawn hours at Fire Station 82 in Wayne Township, Indiana, last week.

Repeatedly pressing the doorbell was a frantic woman. In her arms...

Trump attorney Michael Cohen withdraws libel lawsuits over Russia dossier

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:55
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Lawyers for President Donald Trump's longtime attorney Michael Cohen have withdrawn defamation lawsuits against BuzzFeed and the political research firm Fusion GPS related to a dossier that included claims Cohen...

Murder suspect bludgeoned central Minn. mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:55
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FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – William Hillman, who’s charged in the killings of a mother and son at their rural Frazee mobile home, told investigators that when he woke up early...

Abortion wars are heating up ahead of November elections

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:34
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Mississippi's governor just signed a law, more restrictive than in any state, banning abortions after 15 weeks. Iowa's state Senate is trying to go even further and stop abortions at...

911 dispatcher sentenced to jail after hanging up on thousands of callers

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:50
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It took Hua Li two minutes and three tries to get help from Houston 911 as a convenience store owner lay bleeding to death on the floor of his store...

Area pagans, Wiccans explain ancient festivals that mark spring, summer

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:21
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FARGO — While Easter or Spring Break may be a signal for many that it's time for renewal, area pagans and Wiccans recognize spring through ancient festivals during the spring...

Prosecutors will not file charges in overdose death of musician Prince

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:51
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CHANHASSEN, Minn. — Prosecutors have decided to not press charges in the 2016 overdose death of pop icon Prince.

Prince, born Prince Rogers Nelson, was 57 when found unresponsive in...

'We pulled off everyday miracles': Inside the birth of the Weather Channel

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:45
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When the Weather Channel launched in 1982, its founder, John Coleman, knew he was on to the start of something important and something special. In its first night on air,...

Father charged with murder in death of 3-year-old western Minn. boy

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:12
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BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. – Wilkin County prosecutors have charged with murder the father of a 3-year-old Breckenridge boy who died April 10, according to the Breckenridge Police Department.

Tracy Norman Brant,...

NDSU extends the contract of Chris Klieman two more years

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:01
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FARGO—Three Division I FCS national titles and his football players getting high marks academically were two big reasons head coach Chris Klieman received a two-year contract extension on Thursday, April...

Ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort in court asking to have criminal case dropped

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:44
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WASHINGTON - Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his attorneys were returning to federal court Thursday asking to have his criminal charges in Washington dismissed in their latest challenge...

18-year-old accused of shooting up ND oil well site

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:33
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WILLISTON, N.D. -- An 18-year-old man already facing accusations that he stole a gun from a car, used that gun to shoot at a home and car, and that he...

Grand Forks police warn residents, give tips on how to prevent package theft

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:07
Grand Forks Herald

GRAND FORKS — Grand Forks Police Department is warning residents to keep a close eye on packages. 

They have received an increase in calls lately about packages being stolen off of...

UND moves forward with online education provider

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:51
Grand Forks Herald

UND has partnered with education giant Pearson to promote some online programs over at least the next decade, a move that has pleased school leaders while leaving some faculty wary....

She wore a dinosaur puppet during a military oath. It got her and a colonel removed from the job

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:51
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It's unclear why Master Sgt. Robin Brown, a public affairs officer with the Tennessee Air National Guard, recited her oath of re-enlistment last week using a dinosaur puppet.

Or why...

Fargo-based Bell Bank announces partnership with Minnesota United soccer team

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:30
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FARGO—The Minnesota United pro soccer team and Fargo-based Bell Bank have announced a 10-year partnership that involves naming a gate after the bank and providing charity money to players to...

Our view: The legacy left behind? Evasiveness

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:00
Grand Forks Herald

Herald editorial board

Let's start by leaving out harsh words such as "lie." It's easier to have a conversation without using that word, which in this case is so inflammatory...

Letter: Correcting, clarifying column about UND

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 07:59
Grand Forks Herald

To the editor,

I write to correct and clarify a couple of statements in Mike Jacobs' Tuesday, April 17, column in the Herald.

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