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ND pipeline protester accused of shooting at officers set to change plea

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:51

FARGO — An organization providing legal support for Dakota Access Pipeline protesters has reported that attorneys for Red Fawn Fallis, charged with shooting a handgun at officers during the protests,...

NDSU's VP for research resigns after critical review, complaints

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:39

FARGO — North Dakota State University's vice president for research, the subject of complaints about a "vindictive" and "overbearing" management style, will be leaving the university.

Kelly Rusch submitted notice...

Loons steadfast on adding players after several got away

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:38

ST. PAUL — With the 2018 season opener six weeks away, Minnesota United's front office continues efforts to sign new players for its second campaign in MLS.

But while adding...

Wolves show you don't need to shoot 3-pointers to thrive

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:27

MINNEAPOLIS — Tom Thibodeau has been quick to point to one stat all season long: the Timberwolves' offensive rating. It's one of Minnesota's most prolific numbers. Currently, the Wolves are...

No one foresaw an NFC title matchup between Vikings' Keenum and Eagles' Foles

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:26

MINNEAPOLIS — The last Rams team to play in St. Louis had a Super Bowl quarterback on the roster and, in fact, he started 11 games. Or five games. It...

MNsure: Record enrollment for insurance through exchange went smoothly

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:22

ST. PAUL — Minnesota's individual health insurance marketplace, MNsure, saw record enrollments and the smoothest annual sign-up period since the agency's troubled launch in 2013.

MNsure announced Wednesday, Jan. 17,...

‘That’s my son:’ C.J. Ham’s parents express pride over football career with Vikings

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:14

Minnesota Vikings fullback C.J. Ham told his parents, Cortez and Tina Ham, that they were going to get a Vikings win for their wedding anniversary last weekend.

The Vikings delivered...

ND tourism officials unveil plans for 2018

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:00

BISMARCK—North Dakota state tourism officials revealed plans for marketing the state this year on television, in print and through other avenues Wednesday, Jan. 17.

The tourism division of the state...

Apple pledges to spend $350 billion, bring 20,000 jobs to US within next five years

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:44

Apple, the world's most valuable company, said Wednesday it will spend $350 billion in development and create 20,000 jobs in the United States in the next five years, outlining for...

Vikings fans raise over $86,000 and counting for Saints punter Morstead's charity

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:39

MINNEAPOLIS--While the on-field "Minneapolis Miracle" was over days ago, another Vikings-related miracle is on the verge of completion thanks to hundreds of Vikings fans and one New Orleans Saint....

Vikings corner Mackensie Alexander not worried about being picked on by Eagles

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:36

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.—Minnesota Vikings cornerback Mackensie Alexander wouldn't go as far as daring the Philadelphia Eagles to throw at him this weekend.

Still, the 24-year-old, second-year pro remained confident despite...

Vikings hopeful for Sendejo's return, Thielen misses practice with back issue

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:35

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.—Mike Zimmer said Wednesday that Andrew Sendejo remains in the concussion protocol, but the Vikings coach sounded optimistic about the safety's availability for Sunday's NFC championship game at...

Bemidji seeks state funding for proposed northern Minn. veterans home

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:26

BEMIDJI, Minn.—The Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee held a meeting in Bemidji Wednesday, Jan. 17, before an audience of veterans to discuss a project on the minds of locals for...

California company buys Macy’s space in Grand Forks

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:07
Grand Forks Herald

A California property management company is in talks to bring a possible tenant to the Macy’s space at Columbia Mall in Grand Forks, an executive said.

Ownership of the 99,000-square-foot...

ND college student invited to visit Pence prior to pro-life march

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:53

BISMARCK — A University of Mary student has been invited to a reception with Vice President Mike Pence prior to the nation's largest anti-abortion march on Friday, Jan. 19.


Drayton curlers rock a comeback

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:46

DRAYTON, N.D. — Tom Grzadzieleski is a fighter who's not afraid to twist an arm or throw a few 42-pound rocks to get his point across.

The longtime curler and...

UND football adds Minnesota Gophers transfer linebacker

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 15:14
Grand Forks Herald

In a 2017 UND football season full of injuries, the inside linebacker position was perhaps the hardest hit.

On Tuesday, the Fighting Hawks received a shot in the arm to...

Minn. health insurance program breaks previous record for signups

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 14:59

ST. PAUL — A record number of Minnesotans have signed up for health insurance coverage through the state’s MNsure program.

The program said Wednesday, Jan. 17, that 116,358 residents have...

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly expresses optimism about DACA deal without suggesting timeline

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 14:45

WASHINGTON - As House Republican leaders worked to avoid a government shutdown by rounding up votes for a short-term spending bill, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly expressed optimism...

Dickinson Powerball player claims prize, to pay bills, start college fund

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 14:44

BISMARCK -- – A North Dakota Powerball player made the trip to Bismarck Tuesday, Jan. 16, to claim the $100,000 Powerball prize.

The lucky winner from Dickinson, who chose to...


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