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Dashcam records man stealing BNSF truck in Devils Lake, police allege

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 16:35
Grand Forks Herald

DEVILS LAKE—The Devils Lake Police Department is looking for a man they believe stole a rail company truck early Thursday morning, and a dashcam allegedly appears to have caught the...

North Dakota Capitol notebook: Session's first full week in the books

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 16:35

BISMARCK — North Dakota legislators concluded their first full week of the 2019 session Friday, Jan. 11, after launching initial budget discussions and holding hearings on a variety of policy...

Pipeline, gun control fights return to Minnesota Capitol

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 16:24

ST. PAUL -- It was a week of change in the Capitol.

On Monday, Jan. 7, Democrat Tim Walz was sworn into office, becoming the state's 41st governor.

A day...

South-central Minnesota man injured in gas station shooting, suspect arrested

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 15:39

OLIVIA, Minn. — A convenience store employee is hospitalized after being shot Friday morning at a combination gas station, convenience store and auto repair shop in Fairfax.

The Renville County...

WATCH: Officials hold second news briefing with latest on Jayme Closs

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 15:30
Grand Forks Herald

Missing 13-year-old Jayme Closs was found alive in Wisconsin yesterday. Officials provided details on the case and Closs' recovery at an emotional press conference this morning. A second press conference...

Thief River Falls man accused of luring minor for sex

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 15:20
Grand Forks Herald

THIEF RIVER FALLS—A Thief River Falls man faces numerous charges after police said he used Facebook to try to lure who he thought was a underage girl into having sex....

Eatbeat: Coffee is good and company interesting at the Roadhouse Cafe

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 15:20
Grand Forks Herald

Raspberry fritter French toast seemed to be all the rage around the counter at Simonsons Roadhouse Café. So that was what we ordered on a cold Saturday morning in January....

Gov. Burgum names two to higher ed board

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 14:16

BISMARCK - Gov. Doug Burgum appointed a Minot bank officer and re-appointed Nick Hacker of Bismarck to the North Dakota Board of Higher Education on Friday, Jan. 11, pending Senate...

North Dakota lawmakers to consider new round of gun bills

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 13:53

BISMARCK — North Dakota lawmakers are poised to consider bills allowing concealed weapon permit holders to pack heat in public buildings, legalizing so-called “bump stocks” that speed up a gun’s...

Air traffic controllers sue Trump for being forced to work with no pay

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 13:25

WASHINGTON - The National Air Traffic Controllers Association filed a lawsuit Friday against President Donald Trump and other top federal officials, saying they are depriving controllers of their "hard-earned compensation...

Trump administration lays groundwork to declare national emergency to build wall

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 13:24

WASHINGTON - The White House has begun laying the groundwork for a declaration of national emergency to build President Donald Trump's border wall, a move certain to set off a...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has no remaining cancer, Supreme Court announces

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 13:20

WASHINGTON - Tests revealed that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has no additional cancer following her surgery in December, and no further treatment is needed, the Supreme Court announced Friday, Jan....

Bill seeks costs of protecting, transporting North Dakota governor

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 13:17

BISMARCK — A North Dakota Republican lawmaker is pushing a bill requiring the state Highway Patrol to disclose the costs of protecting the governor.

Rep. Bill Devlin of Finley...

South Dakota awaiting licensing to join North Dakota as hemp producer

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 13:16

ABERDEEN, S.D. - Hemp is no longer a controlled substance in South Dakota, but that doesn’t mean farmers can rush out to plant it.

The 2018 Farm Bill doesn’t...

The true champion in Frisco

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 12:22

FRISCO, Texas — A teen from northern North Dakota is back home with championship tales to tell after the trip of a lifetime.

LJ Wells witnessed the Bison make...

Altru leaders brief neighbors on construction impacts

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 12:10
Grand Forks Herald

Roughly three dozen residents on Thursday gathered in a lower-level room on Altru's campus to get a sneak peek of plans for a new $305 million hospital.

Construction is slated...

House fire in Winger appears to be accidental, investigators say

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 12:10
Grand Forks Herald

WINGER, Minn.—The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating a house fire in Winger, Minn.

The blaze was reported at 5:36 p.m. Thursday at 18 Main Ave. N. The resident was...

Playwright brings hometown feel to Kensington Runestone musical being staged in St. Paul

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 11:37

KENSINGTON, Minn - For more than a hundred years, people have debated whether the Kensington Runestone is real or fake. Now, a playwright with ties to the Kensington area is...

Bill would raise speed limits in North Dakota

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 11:12
Grand Forks Herald

A Grand Forks legislator is bringing back a bill from 2017 to raise speed limits by 5 miles per hour on certain highways in the state.

Rep. Jake Blum, R-Grand...

Woman injured in Crookston snowmobile crash

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 11:12
Grand Forks Herald

A Crookston woman was injured during a snowmobile crash Thursday night, according to a press release from the Polk County Sheriff.

Anna Kay Peterson, 42, was transported to the Riverview...


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