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Nearly all members of National Park Service advisory panel resign in frustration

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 07:04

Three-quarters of the members of a federally chartered board advising the National Park Service abruptly quit Monday night out of frustration that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke had refused to meet...

East Grand Forks girls basketball player reaches 1,000th career point in big win

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:57
Grand Forks Herald

Brooke Filipi's milestone 1,000th career point came in a no-pressure situation Tuesday.

The East Grand Forks Senior High senior's team-leading 14 points included No. 1,000 as the Green Wave rolled...

Tuesday's local sports roundup

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 22:46
Grand Forks Herald

Boys hockey

GF Central 5, West Fargo Sheyenne 0: Lucas Kanta scored two goals and added an assist to lead Grand Forks Central to a win over West Fargo...

Tuesday's local scoreboard

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 22:46
Grand Forks Herald

Boys hockey


Tuesday's results

Lake of the Woods 5, Red Lake Falls 0

Park Rapids 8, Bagley-Fosston 1

GF Central 5,
WF Sheyenne 0

Second period—1....

UND men's basketball exacts revenge on NDSU with win in Fargo

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 22:12
Grand Forks Herald

FARGO—Earlier in the day, Bill Chaves was introduced as UND's new athletic director.

Later in the day, Chaves was sitting courtside at the UND-North Dakota State men's basketball game at...

Charge: Brother intended to kill others in northern Minn. senior home stabbing

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 22:01

BRAINERD, Minn.—A Cambridge, Minn., man helped his sister prepare food for 30 minutes in a northern Minnesota senior living facility where she was a cook before allegedly stabbing her with...

Roseau's Huglen brothers power 4-1 win over East Grand Forks

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 22:00
Grand Forks Herald

One Huglen has been plenty for Roseau boys hockey opponents to worry about, but it appears the Rams' foes need to start worrying about two Huglens now.

Junior center Aaron...

Third contender announces bid for Bismarck mayor

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:57

BISMARCK -- Mandan businessman Terry Barnes said he’s entering the Bismarck mayor’s race at the urging of a number of citizens.

“People told me, ‘Terry, it’s time,’" he said....

Downtown St. Paul reopens old Macy's for Minnesota Wild, others

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:54

ST PAUL, Minn.—When the St. Paul Port Authority purchased the vacant Macy's department store building in early 2014, Monte Hilleman was assigned the task of tearing down a downtown icon....

Diesel fuel, canola oil spill into river valley along I-29 after semi crash

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:34

HILLSBORO, N.D. – Clean up efforts are underway after a semi truck hauling canola oil lost control and then struck and landed on top of a bridge guardrail, with...

ND arsonist begged to go back to prison to get mental health treatment

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:04

BISMARCK—Pleading guilty Tuesday to charges he set a fire out of a desire to return to the state penitentiary for mental health treatment, Darren Weber's wish was granted.

South Central...

Magic end 7-game slide with stunner over Timberwolves

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:58

ORLANDO, Fla. — Evan Fournier scored a career-high 32 points as the Orlando Magic stunned the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-102 Tuesday night, Jan. 16, at the Amway Center in Orlando.


Vikings' Mike Zimmer says defense needs to play better against Eagles

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:50

MINNEAPOLIS — The Vikings' defense might still be taking heat for blowing a 17-0 halftime lead if not for Stefon Diggs' miraculous, game-winning touchdown in Sunday's NFC divisional playoff game...

Grand Forks' federal granting behind schedule as shutdown looms

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:36
Grand Forks Herald

If Washington politicians pass a budget, it would solve some problems for a big Grand Forks grant program.

The City Council voted 6-0 Tuesday to set a final approval date...

Vikings say there is no curse. Miraculous play has players feeling like team of destiny

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:29

MINNEAPOLIS — Mike Winchell might have best described the feeling.

In the movie "Friday Night Lights," the Permian Panthers quarterback is driving to an odd tiebreaker coin flip to see...

Duluth Rage Room offers safe place for releasing emotions

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 19:59

DULUTH, Minn.—The sound of shattering glass and loud, continuous bangs are music to Karrie Maloney's ears.

"Hear that?" she said as a series of smashes emanated from behind closed doors....

LaFontaine-Greywind murder trial delayed until May

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 19:38

FARGO — The trial of William Henry Hoehn, charged in the murder of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind and the abduction of her newborn baby, has been postponed until May.

The trial was...

Wahpeton bar owner requests permission to allow lap dancing

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 19:36

WAHPETON, N.D. — A bar here is seeking the city's permission for performers to give lap dances to patrons.

The Oasis Stage Bar and Package Store, 512 Dakota Ave., is...

ND jail inmate death ruled ‘not cause for concern’

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 19:02

MINOT, N.D. -- A Ward County Jail inmate who was taken to Trinity Hospital in Minot and later died has not triggered further investigation by the Department of Corrections.


So far, Missouri River runoff expected to be near normal

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:50

LAKE SAKAKAWEA, N.D. -- Current conditions indicate near normal snowmelt runoff can be expected in the Missouri River Basin this spring.

While the outlook issued by the U.S. Army Corps...


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