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With new details out, the battle over taxes heats up at the Minnesota Legislature

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 18:26

ST. PAUL—Sparring over how to best align Minnesota's tax code with recent federal changes began in earnest this week, quickly illustrating how far apart Republicans and Democrats are from finding...

Secret to Wild defenseman Matt Dumba's success: 'a short memory'

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:20

ST. PAUL — Whenever polarizing Wild defenseman Matt Dumba is feeling beaten down by the haters on Twitter, he remembers a Foot Locker commercial from a few years back.


Minor flood stage could hit today in Grand Forks

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:19
Grand Forks Herald

The region finally has broken away from its glacial temperatures, but the National Weather Service in Grand Forks says residents of the city and neighboring East Grand Forks likely will...

Judge dismisses lawsuit by Muslim inmates claiming Cass County Jail fed them pork

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:54

FARGO — A federal judge has dismissed complaints from four Muslim inmates at the Cass County Jail who contended they were fed pork, in violation of their religious beliefs, and...

GF girls soccer preview

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:26
Grand Forks Herald

GF Central

Coach: George DuBois.

2017: 5-11-2, sixth in EDC.

Key graduation losses: Carolyn Smith, Megan Schumacher, Liz Dub, Lauren Dub, Amber Anderson.

Returning regulars (goals-assists): Jr. MF Peyton Stanich...

Oslo man held woman captive, threatened to 'cut her into pieces' with machete

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:26
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WARREN, Minn.—An Oslo, Minn., man was ordered to spend almost two years behind bars for holding a woman against her will, holding a machete to her face and threatening to...

Partisan split threatens federal farm bill

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:25

WASHINGTON — The 2018 federal farm bill passed its first major hurdle with a decidedly partisan split over issues not directly agriculture connected.

The U.S. House agriculture committee is known...

33 abused Chihuahuas found in Maryland SUV

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:02

When the animal control investigator first got the call, he didn't believe it.

"What you're saying is just not computing," Jack Breckenridge replied.

What he'd been told, Breckenridge recalled Tuesday,...

Grand Forks track starter is rare female in the position

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:27
Grand Forks Herald

Sarah Boese ran a lot of races during her high school and college track and cross country careers. But she felt a twinge of nervousness before the annual Grand Forks...

Packers QB Rodgers says he's 'frustrated and emotional' with lack of personnel influence

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:17

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has lingering discontent over some of the team's offseason moves and his lack of input regarding changes that directly impact him, according to a Yahoo Sports report.

ND inmate allegedly offers guards $10K to get out of jail

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:15

WILLISTON, N.D. -- A 34-year-old man who is serving 360 days in jail for a probation violation is accused of trying to bribe two guards at the Williams County Correctional...

Bison cornerback uses Sturdevant family tree as motivation to succeed

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:00

FARGO — The family ties to North Dakota State football for junior cornerback Tre Fort are strong, so knotted that it would take a chainsaw to cut the rope. That's...

ND judge orders guns returned to man acquitted of murder

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:59

WILLISTON, N.D.—A judge ordered Tuesday, April 17, that prosecutors and police return guns seized nearly two years ago from a man acquitted in February of murder, but declined to order...

Twin Cities man charged with assault after allegedly seen on video beating up bus driver

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:51

A Minneapolis man was charged in the beating of a Metro Transit bus driver last week, leaving the driver bloodied and temporarily vision-impaired, authorities say.

Sterling Smith, 26, faces one...

Indians-Twins still on despite Puerto Rico blackout

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:39

Puerto Rico is in the midst of an island-wide power outage, but Wednesday night's game between the Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins will go on as planned, officials say.


With reserves drained, Burgum calls for cuts in state agency budgets

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:30

BISMARCK — Warning previous financial woes have drained the state’s reserves, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum asked agencies to craft smaller budgets for the next two-year funding cycle Wednesday, April...

Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:07

Nikki Haley might as well have called the White House a bunch of liars.

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday rebuffed White House aides' claims that she...

Warroad man kicked police in the face, caused officer's mouth to bleed, charges say

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:44
Grand Forks Herald

ROSEAU, Minn.—A Warroad, Minn., man faces numerous charges for allegedly threatening to kill police and kicking the face of an officer, giving the officer a bleeding mouth.

The Warroad Police...

George W. Bush recalls his mother as strong, lucid and funny as she approached death

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:40

Former president George W. Bush on Wednesday, April 18, recalled that his mother was strong, lucid and funny when he saw her in the hospital about a week ago, during...

Herberger's closing in West Acres Mall in Fargo

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:07

FARGO — The Herberger’s store in the West Acres Mall will be closing.

The shopping center confirmed the news with a statement released Wednesday, April, 18.


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