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As summer winds down, start planning for next year's garden

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 07:01

We've got plenty of gardening left before we think the unthinkable — an end to another growing season. While we're basking in the mid-August yard and garden highpoint, it's a...

Letter: Mission is to strengthen communities

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 06:44
Grand Forks Herald

By Michelle Rydz

There is no doubt, what happened in Charlottesville was a direct result of white supremacist rhetoric, which has been significantly increased since the election in 2016.


World Photo Day: Fargo-Moorhead artists inspire positivity

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 06:00

FARGO — With shootings, terrorism and hate-filled marches filling newsfeeds, it's easy to lose sight of the good in our world. But today — on World Photo Day — we...

A great perennial with a bad name

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 05:52

Q: I purchased this Joe-Pye Weed from Cashman Nursery in Bismarck in the fall of 2014 and I love it. It grows nearly six feet high each year and dies...

Double the fun for Donny Schatz

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 23:50
Grand Forks Herald

Donny Schatz doesn't have a financial stake in River Cities Speedway.

In a sense, however, he does own The Bullring.

In another dominating performance, Schatz won Friday night's World of...

Friday's sports scoreboard

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 23:43
Grand Forks Herald

Prep football


Friday's results

Richland 20, South Border 16

New Salem-Glen Ullin 22, Kidder County 14

Wyndmere-Lidgerwood 47, LaMoure-Litchville-Marion 12

Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood 42, TGU 6

Dunseith 54, Four...

Flowers, veggies and Wilbur: Even the trees have character in Marcie Kalenda’s Cloquet garden

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 23:37

CLOQUET, Minn. — Rows of lilies, daisies and pansies wave in the breeze and pink roses climb over a white arbor, creating an English cottage garden look at Marcie Kalenda's...

UND stuns NDSU with 1-0 women's soccer victory

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 23:34

FARGO—The University of North Dakota soccer team was coming off a two-win 2016 season and pre-season expectations in the Big Sky Conference this year that were as low as they...

UND stuns NDSU in women's soccer season opener

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 23:18
Grand Forks Herald

FARGO—The UND soccer team was coming off a two-win 2016 season and preseason expectations in the Big Sky Conference this year that were as low as they can get. The...

Buxton, homer-happy Twins topple Diamondbacks

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 23:08

MINNEAPOLIS — Byron Buxton hit an inside-the-park home run and was a single away from the cycle. Miguel Sano went deep twice and the Minnesota Twins tied a season high...

Despite losing QB to injury, Cavalier knocks off defending state champion Thompson

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 22:58
Grand Forks Herald

CAVALIER, N.D.—Cavalier opened the high school football season Friday with a big win and a potentially big loss.

The Tornadoes held off defending North Dakota 9-man state champion Thompson 28-24...

Lnyx score 37 straight, whip Fever by 59 points

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 22:13

ST. PAUL — The sleepwalking giant has risen.

And how.

Early in their Friday evening, Aug. 18, game with the Indiana Fever, the Minnesota Lynx, losers of three of four,...

ND man sentenced for stabbing brother

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 21:37

MINOT, N.D. -- A 24-year-old Minot man has been sentenced to time served and probation for stabbing his brother, who fought back in his home with a vacuum cleaner.

The rise and humiliating fall of Chris Cantwell, Charlottesville's starring 'fascist'

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 21:32

The white supremacists, nationalists and far-right trolls who starred in last weekend's violent Charlottesville, Virginia, rallies have suffered no lack of humiliation in the days since.

Take "Millennial Matt," whose...

A neo-Nazi's rage-fueled journey to Charlottesville

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 19:41

FLORENCE, Ky. - Late in his senior year of high school, James Fields Jr. was excitedly mapping his future, hoping to join the Army right after graduation. Although his political...

Air ambulance presence grows, but does Iron Range need two helicopter bases?

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 19:19

EVELETH, Minn.—More isn't necessarily better when it comes to air ambulance service.

"Having a helicopter is good for a rural community," said Tom Judge, executive director of LifeFlight of Maine,...

ND convicted murderer wants contact with children, however state's attorney says it violates Marsy's Law

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 19:05

MINOT, N.D.—The Ward County State's Attorney's Office argues that the state's new Marsy's Law protecting victim rights gives Judge Gary Lee authority to bar convicted murderer Richie Wilder Jr. from...

Two rural N.D. postal carriers honored as heroes

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 19:02

FARGO—U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., honored the work of the U.S. Postal Service on Friday, including the efforts of two mail carriers who went above and beyond to help elderly...

Twins call up Mitch Garver to replace injured Robbie Grossman

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 19:00

MINNEAPOLIS — Mitch Garver called two of his earliest backers shortly after receiving news of his first big-league promotion late Thursday night, Aug. 17.

Ray Birmingham, his coach at the...

5 Questions with ... Phillip Wanner, recent college graduate/farmer, Wishek, N.D.

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:57

Q: As a recent college graduate, you chose to return to your home area and family agribusiness. What and who helped influence this decision in your life and why?...


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