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'The Bachelorette' premiere: Everything you need to know about Rachel Lindsay's season

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 09:52

Starting Monday night, get ready - your Twitter feed will be taken over by #TheBachelorette hashtag, as the season premiere features Rachel Lindsay starting to narrow down the field from...

Port: This is how you inspire a lack of respect for authority

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 09:42

A group of Minot High School students are facing criminal charges for an end-of-the-school-year prank.

Three boys have been charged with disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor, after throwing about four water...

'The Greatest Show on Earth' takes its final bow amid tears and thunderous applause

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 08:31

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus took a final, bittersweet bow Sunday, staging its last three shows here after 146 years of entertaining American audiences with...

Viral video captures terrifying moment when a sea lion yanks a girl into the water

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 07:35

The first part of a now-viral video shows a sea lion swimming near a dock in Steveston, a seaside community on Canada's western coast. The sound of cameras clicking can...

Diversity check: Campus leaders wait to see how inclusion plans develop

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 07:00
Grand Forks Herald

For a time on UND's campus, one or more unknown people were chalking sidewalks with an oft-quoted statement—Black Lives Matter.

The full motto didn't last long, according to student Lauren...

McFeely: Burgum says ND has to 'recognize reality' in future of higher ed

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 06:59

FARGO—Change is coming, and rapidly so, in higher education. North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum sees his role as "sounding the alarm bell" for the state's colleges and universities so they...

Southwest Minnesota's Tru Shrimp venture builds on region's crops

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 06:50

BALATON, Minn. — It's counter-intuitive to start an inland shrimp business in Minnesota, but Michael Ziebell is building more than that.

"We're building a very large, fully-integrated shrimp company," he...

Jamestown's Terry Wanzek balances farming with a side of politics

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 06:43

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — As a high school senior, Terry Wanzek was North Dakota FFA's Star Farmer. The designation meant a trip to the National FFA Convention, where he sat next...

Congress renames Fargo ag lab for former North Dakota governor

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 06:18

BISMARCK — Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., sponsored a bill that passed in the House last fall to rename a U.S. Department of Agriculture laboratory in Fargo after former Agriculture Secretary...

Sandi Marshall, Grand Forks City Council: Community crisis requires community response

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 06:10
Grand Forks Herald

GRAND FORKS—The opioid crisis has reached devastating proportions both across our country and locally, threatening our collective quality of life. Just in January and February of this year, there were...

Lloyd Omdahl: Libertarians on prowl for licensing boards

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 06:05
Grand Forks Herald

Quoting a dubious bit of research, Mark Holden, senior vice president of Koch Industries, alleged in an opinion piece sent to North Dakota newspapers last year that repeal of occupational...

Republican state senators: North Dakotans weary of Democrats' blame

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 06:00
Grand Forks Herald

GRAND FORKS—Former Democratic State Sen. Connie Triplett is right — and former Democratic State Rep. Eliot Glassheim is wrong — regarding North Dakota's Legacy Fund.

Glassheim's recent opinion column chastised...

Memorial Day gas prices higher than last year, but still low overall

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 06:00
Grand Forks Herald

Memorial Day drivers in North Dakota might be looking at higher gas prices than last year, but it's important to keep things in perspective: Gas is still relatively cheap.


Bradley's 3-pointer gives Celtics improbable win over Cavs

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 23:04

CLEVELAND — Avery Bradley's 3-pointer found its way into the hoop with 0.1 seconds left, and for the time being, the Boston Celtics found their way back into the Eastern...

Tide takes out Gophers

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 22:24

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — After the Minnesota Gophers were eliminated from the Tuscaloosa regional by host Alabama in a 1-0 pitchers duel, coach Jessica Allister told her team she was proud...

Demands fall, final budget nears

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 21:46

ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers are dragging themselves toward their Monday finish line, making what Lt. Gov. Tina Smith called "slow, steady progress" on completing a two-year $46 billion state...

Own goal burns Minnesota United in loss to Galaxy

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 21:06

MINNEAPOLIS — After scoring the tying goal for Minnesota United in the second half, Christian Ramirez's 84th-minute own goal sent the Los Angeles Galaxy to a 2-1 victory on Sunday...

NDSU's softball season ends with 10-2 loss to No. 6 Oklahoma

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 20:50

NORMAN, Okla.—Shay Knighten and Nicole Pendley each went 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs to lead No. 6-ranked Oklahoma to a 10-2 win over North Dakota State in...

Former ND Supreme Court Justice Herbert Meschke dies

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 20:47

MINOT — Former North Dakota Supreme Court Justice Herbert L. Meschke died at his home near Minot on Friday. Meschke was 89.

Meschke was a veteran Minot lawyer when he...

Royals reliever Maness glad to be healthy again

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 20:46

MINNEAPOLIS — Seth Maness doesn't consider himself a trailblazer. He just wanted to get back to work as soon as possible.

That's why the Kansas City Royals reliever shook his...


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