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MONDAY'S LOCAL CLIPBOARD: Riders third after first day of East-West Classic

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 21:41
Grand Forks HeraldGirls golf

Riders third after first round: Grand Forks Red River is in third place after Monday’s opening round of the East-West Classic at the Jamestown Country Club.

Red River...

Monday's local scoreboard

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 21:40
Grand Forks Herald

Girls golf


East-West Classic

Monday's results

Day 1 of 2

At Jamestown Country Club

Team totals

1. Bismarck Century 325. 2. Minot 333; 3. Grand Forks Red...

Grand Forks considers changes to city code after online sales tax ruling

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 21:39
Grand Forks Herald

In an effort to establish its newfound ability to collect online sales tax, Grand Forks leaders are in the process of updating municipal code to match state laws.

City Attorney...

5 who could step up to be Twins' next closer

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 21:29

MINNEAPOLIS—For the second straight year, the Twins have traded their closer and flung open the door for a late-summer revival of Relievers Got Talent.

A year ago, it was newly...

Gophers receiving corps looking up

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 21:12

MINNEAPOLIS—The Gophers' top receiving options in 2017 were Tyler Johnson and ... crickets.

Minnesota's lack of viable alternatives was borne out in the statistical share Johnson accounted for a year...

Roc Thomas solid in preseason opener for Vikings

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 20:55

EAGAN, Minn.—Vikings rookie Roc Thomas kept a straight face when describing what he was attempting to do in Saturday's preseason opener.

"I was trying to get my name out," he...

U.S. Energy Secretary applauds North Dakota for role in energy 'renaissance'

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 20:50

BISMARCK—U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry toured North Dakota coal facilities Monday, Aug. 14, and applauded the state for its role in advancing America's energy security.

"This renaissance of the energy...

Fire destroys six condos in Dickinson

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 20:47

DICKINSON, N.D.—Firefighters battled in triple-digit heat for four hours against a fire that completely consumed a Dickinson condominium complex Sunday, Aug. 12.

Fire Chief Robert Sivak said the cause of...

Advocates for Minnesota inmates say weekslong lockdown 'inhumane'

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 20:46

STILLWATER, Minn.—An inmate-rights group is calling on the Minnesota Department of Corrections to end its lockdown at the Minnesota Department of Corrections — Stillwater, claiming prisoners have been subjected to...

Ex-city leader pleads not in connection to Thief River Falls fight

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 18:08
Grand Forks Herald

THIEF RIVER FALLS—A former Thief River Falls Council member has pleaded not guilty to accusations that say he assaulted a city leader during a committee meeting.

Joshua Mark Hagen, 38,...

Grand Forks UAS site secures permission to fly beyond the line of sight

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 18:08
Grand Forks Herald

The Federal Aviation Administration gave the Northern Plains UAS Test Site permission to fly unmanned aircraft beyond the operator's line of sight, up to 30 miles around the Grand Sky...

Sturgis rally safer, larger this year

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 18:05

STURGIS, S.D.—Although an estimated road count of visitors won't be released until Tuesday, Aug. 14, attendance at the rally was soaring throughout the week.

The 78th annual rally in the...

Heitkamp blasts state leaders for joining in Affordable Care Act lawsuit

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 18:04

BISMARCK—Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., on Monday, Aug. 13, joined in condemnation of a federal lawsuit, to which the state of North Dakota is a party, that seeks to overturn the...

North Dakota man embarks on covered wagon trip across the country

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 17:58

STREETER, N.D. — Scott Schlepp has had a different kind of vantage point on his travels through North Dakota: old seats of cars fashioned into a covered wagon.

"The crops...

Minnesota babysitter who broke infant's legs sentenced to 18 months

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 17:38

BEMIDJI, Minn.—A Bemidji woman who broke an infant's legs while babysitting was sentenced to one year and six months in prison Monday.

Bridget Renee Stately, 42, received credit for the...

North Dakota tourism head wins national award

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 17:17

BISMARCK — The U.S. Travel Association has named North Dakota's Sara Otte Coleman as its state tourism director of the year, the organization announced Monday, Aug. 13.

The association cited...

Wild finalize partnership with Whitecaps for inaugural season in NWHL

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 17:10

ST. PAUL — As the Minnesota Whitecaps embark on their inaugural season in the National Women's Hockey League this fall, they will do so with the backing of the Minnesota...

Measure seeking personalized vehicle plates for volunteer responders approved for North Dakota ballot

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 16:40

BISMARCK — A retired farmer from Max, N.D., hopes voters will send a "thank-you note" to volunteer emergency responders by passing his ballot measure allowing them to apply for red...

Vikings' Zimmer doesn't want any fighting in scrimmages against Jaguars

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 15:51

EAGAN, Minn. — Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has one primary rule for this week's scrimmages against the Jacksonville Jaguars: No fighting.

After the New York Jets and Washington Redskins getting...


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