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A long road to citizenship

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 07:10

DICKINSON, N.D. — Becoming a United States citizen is no easy task. It requires endless amounts of paperwork and quite a bit of money, but for Perzen Polishwalla, it was...

What's causing all the tree troubles?

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 07:08

Have you ever been in a hurry to get somewhere, and the vehicle in front of you is poking along as though on a sightseeing tour? I'd like to apologize...

Letter: Keeping teachers takes decent pay

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 07:02
Grand Forks Herald

To the editor,

How does the School Board plan on keeping teachers in our community or in North Dakota if our teachers can't make decent pay? All I hear are...

First-generation college-bound student wins Philando Castile scholarship

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 22:15

ST. PAUL — Nearly a year later, the roadside near where Philando Castile was fatally shot still holds symbols of remembrance, and the St. Paul elementary school where he worked...

Polanco homers, Twins blank Indians

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 22:14

CLEVELAND—Jorge Polanco homered and Brian Dozier had three hits and two RBIs as the Minnesota Twins shut out the Cleveland Indians 5-0 on Friday night at Progressive Field.

Twins starter...

Lynx bounce back from 1st loss, drub Mystics

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 22:03

ST. PAUL — There was no first loss-induced hangover for the Minnesota Lynx this year.

Maya Moore scored 22 points and MVP candidate Sylvia Fowles added 21 as the Lynx...

Taylor thinks Butler can get Timberwolves to the checkered flag

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 22:01

MINNEAPOLIS — Had the Timberwolves made serious progress in the win column last season, Glen Taylor said, "We may have continued on with our plan to go with the young...

Warrant mix-up may yield settlement

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 22:00

DULUTH — A 2-year-old dispute that arose from a case of mistaken identity appears to finally be moving toward a resolution.

A proposed settlement agreement could end an ordeal that...

Butler acquisition send Wolves' ticket sales soaring

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 22:00

MINNEAPOLIS — Ryan Tanke could feel the buzz building at First Avenue on Thursday night.

The Timberwolves' chief revenue officer was at one of Minnesota's five draft parties — this...

Twin Cities Pride: Unmarked squad will still lead Pride parade, but officers can march

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 22:00

ST. PAUL — Twin Cities Pride organizers said Friday that an unmarked squad car will still lead the front of Sunday's Pride parade, but they invited members of the law...

Dayton agrees to fund Legislature until October, as court case continues

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 22:00

ST. PAUL — Faced with the possibility of the Senate shutting down this summer and the House closing up shop shortly thereafter, Gov. Mark Dayton empowered his attorney to negotiate...

UND commit Grant Mismash not selected in first round of NHL Draft

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 21:25
Grand Forks Herald

UND incoming freshman forward Grant Mismash did not get selected in Friday’s first round of the NHL Draft.

Most draft projections had Mismash going in the second round, which begins...

NASL holdover Venegas catching up to United's MLS pace

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 20:42

ST. PAUL — After five seasons in a minor league, Minnesota United full back Kevin Venegas had no appetite for positive reflections on his Major League Soccer debut back in...

'It's far more emotional': Rodriguez death penalty appeal testimony tough for Sjodin family

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 20:35

FARGO — For Linda Walker, the last four days have provided some of the toughest testimony that she and her family have heard related to the 2003 kidnapping and murder...

Who is Darren Patterson, the Fargo man charged with manslaughter in deadly punch?

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 20:18

FARGO — The man accused of throwing what turned out to be a deadly punch outside an upscale downtown bar here last month portrays himself on social media as a...

Judge dismisses attempted murder charges from Crosby standoff

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 20:03

CROSBY, N.D. — Charges against a Crosby man accused of firing a gun at another man in February have been dropped at the request of the Divide County State's Attorney....

USDA releases CRP land for emergency grazing

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 19:44

DICKINSON — The federal government took action Friday afternoon to help North Dakota ranchers.

The United States Department of Agriculture released the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres in North Dakota...

Feds take over Devils Lake credit union, cite 'unsafe' practices

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 19:32
Grand Forks Herald

DEVILS LAKE—A federal regulator announced Friday it has taken over operations of Citizens Community Credit Union, based in Devils Lake.

The National Credit Union Administration placed the bank into conservatorship...

Devils tab Hischier with No. 1 pick in 2017 NHL draft

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 19:22

CHICAGO—The New Jersey Devils selected center Nico Hischier with the first pick of the 2017 NHL draft on Friday night.

Hischier, an 18-year-old from Switzerland, racked up 86 points (38...


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