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Grand forks wrapping up roadwork on Cherry Street, Washington

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:20
Grand Forks Herald

Having recently finished smoothing out Washington Street, the city of Grand Forks began another much-needed mill and overlay Tuesday.

Cherry Street will be as even as Washington by the end...

Minnesotans head to polls for primary

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:07
Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota voters head to the polls Tuesday to vote in the state primary election.

Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., and precincts are separated by wards. The...

Why hiker's rash happens, and how to make it less likely

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:06

Jen Theisen was at the 10-mile mark of a 16-mile July hike at Afton State Park southeast of St. Paul when it happened.

"My lower legs felt a little prickly,"...

Trump campaign files arbitration action against Omarosa Manigault Newman

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:43

President Donald Trump's campaign has filed an arbitration action against Omarosa Manigault Newman, alleging that the former White House aide, who just published a tell-all book, has broken a 2016...

'Immigration hypocrite': Stephen Miller's uncle lambastes him in scathing op-ed

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:35

Wolf-Leib Glosser fled violence from his small Eastern European village and, with $8 to his name, came to Ellis Island. His children soon followed, and his children's children were born...

Thief River Falls man allegedly tried to kill coworker

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:21
Grand Forks Herald

A Thief River Falls man was arrested Wednesday for stabbing a coworker in the neck, according to court records.

Louis Damian Cruz Montanez, 26, was charged with attempted murder and...

A state narrowly divided: In Minnesota, many races are up for grabs

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:52

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tim Walz jumped out of a school bus full of volunteers here Saturday morning, ran through the suburban crowd and tried to...

Victims of Tom Petters’ Ponzi scheme starting to get some of their money back

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 09:34

After nearly a decade, victims of disgraced Twin Cities businessman Tom Petters’ sweeping Ponzi scheme have started recouping some of their losses.

The U.S. Department of Justice on Monday announced...

At least 22 dead after highway bridge collapses over Italian city

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 09:25

A highway bridge collapsed over Genoa, Italy, on Tuesday morning, causing people, cars and huge chunks of concrete to fall hundreds of feet onto the city below.

At least 22...

He raped a 15-year-old relative repeatedly. And got probation. Ramsey County is appealing.

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 09:22

Michael Hill raped his 15-year-old female relative dozens of times.

But after his first-degree criminal sexual conduct conviction, a Ramsey County District judge — in a departure from sentencing guidelines...

Doug Leier: New signs emphasize importance of North Dakota's fisheries

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 09:20
Grand Forks Herald

There's a new sign at some North Dakota fishing destinations this summer, reminding anglers of the value of the resources they are about to pursue.

The message the signs impart...

Trump calls Omarosa Manigault Newman 'that dog' as she continues publicity tour

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 09:15

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Tuesday referred to Omarosa Manigault Newman as "that dog" as the former senior White House adviser continued a publicity tour to promote her new...

Mandan dog owner agreed to euthanize dogs involved in attack

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 08:30

Two pit bulls that attacked an adult and child in Mandan last month have been euthanized, according to city prosecutor Dan Nagle.

The dogs' owner, Antoinette Fleck, 49, of Mandan,...

Trump attacks Kasich over Ohio race - and Kasich welcomes the attention

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 08:18

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump taunted Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Monday, asserting that his increasingly vocal Republican rival is "very unpopular" and a "failed presidential candidate," and to blame...

After Facebook posts threaten 12-year-old transgender girl, Oklahoma school district cancels classes

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 07:20

It was the first day of middle school in Achille, Oklahoma, on Wednesday, and a 12-year-old student needed to use the bathroom.

For the past two years in the rural...

Car smashing into barrier outside Westminister terrorist incident, says London police

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 06:40

LONDON - A man crashed his car into security barriers outside Britain's Houses of Parliament during Tuesday morning's rush hour, injuring "a number of pedestrians" in what police are calling...

Letter: Encourage staffers to participate in election

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 06:20
Grand Forks Herald

To the editor,

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association is promoting that its membership vote in our upcoming 2018 election cycle. One would believe all Grand Forks area businesses could...

Mike Jacobs: Campaigns choose diverging paths

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 06:14
Grand Forks Herald

The U.S. Senate campaigns seem to be hitting their stride, but they're proceeding on different paths. Kevin Cramer and the Republicans have settled on a national campaign. This is unusual...

Our view: This is not fake news

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 06:10
Grand Forks Herald

Nicole Haffely of Hillsboro will be inducted into a bowling hall of fame later this year. We know this because she was featured in a front-page feature story in the...

Low prices, trade weigh on the minds of farmers at Minnesota Farmfest

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 22:08

REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — The pouring rain on the first day of Minnesota Farmfest didn't keep people from pouring through the gates of the annual event that draws thousands to...


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