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Student in sexual harassment trial gets $1; lawyers awarded $305K in fees

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 20:24

MINNEAPOLIS — A University of Minnesota graduate student who accused a colleague of sexual harassment was awarded just $1 in March, but her lawyers will get much more than that....

Vikings' Anthony Barr: 'By no means was I trying to take out Aaron Rodgers'

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 20:13

MINNEAPOLIS — After a week in which Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy, Packers players and others took shots at Anthony Barr, he finally had his say.

The Vikings linebacker, whose...

Kevin Cramer quiet on Senate intentions, lags Heitkamp in fundraising

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 20:00
Grand Forks Herald

The third quarter of this year's fundraising is in the books, and Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., now sitting on more than $824,000 in cash, says he's still biding his time...

Gophers' Thomas Barber honed aggressive football skills on the ice

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 19:49

MINNEAPOLIS — When Thomas Barber delivered crushing checks for the Robbinsdale Armstrong High School hockey team, his coach Dan Charleston would look apologetically at the other bench.

"Thomas would hit...

Sod house on the prairie: Hunter man's mother was girl in iconic homestead photo

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 19:13

HUNTER, N.D. — Growing up, Donald Aune would hear stories from his mother about the sod house she lived in as a child in the late 1800s near Milton, N.D....

UND announces search committee for new athletic director

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 19:12
Grand Forks Herald

UND announced Friday the search committee that will help the school find its next athletic director.

UND said current UND athletic director Brian Faison will retire Dec. 31 and serve...

Vikings' Barr fined, but not for Rodgers hit

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 17:42

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr did get fined by the NFL, but not for the offense some expected.

Barr drew considerable attention for the hit he put on Green Bay...

Sacramento State comes to UND more potent than a year ago

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 17:21
Grand Forks Herald

The UND football program went to Sacramento State last year and breezed to a 27-0 halftime lead. The Fighting Hawks came away with a 40-7 victory, ran for 422 yards...

Council member says she has right to breastfeed at meetings, retains civil rights lawyer to challenge chair

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 17:18

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — Catherine Emmanuelle believes she has the right to breastfeed her infant son at council meetings, and the Eau Claire city councilwoman is fighting the council president’s...

State Patrol: Drugs found in vehicle driven by Minnesotans on I29 in Grand Forks

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 17:07

GRAND FORKS -- Two men from the Twin Cities were arrested for possession of drugs with intent to deliver after a traffic stop on Interstate 29 in Grand Forks Thursday....

Community pays fitting tribute at funeral of Arthur, N.D. farmer

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 16:41

ARTHUR, N.D. — Friends of a North Dakota farmer gave him a fitting goodbye on Friday, parking a line of farm machinery across from the cemetery on the day of his...

Packers officially place QB Aaron Rodgers on injured reserve

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 16:29

The Green Bay Packers placed quarterback Aaron Rodgers on injured reserve Friday, one day after he underwent surgery to repair his broken right collarbone.

Rodgers was injured in the first...

UPDATE: Bridge in rural N.D. collapses under weight of truck; driver ID'd

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 16:20

FOREST RIVER, N.D. - A semi driver hauling grain escaped injury Thursday, Oct. 19, after a bridge collapsed over the Forest River in rural northeast North Dakota.

Melvin Armbrust of...

Hay, MnDOT to listen to mowing concerns

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 16:06

ST. PAUL — Everyone knows that weather and prices concern farmers, but it surprises many people that mowing roadside ditches has become a top issue in farm country.

A Sioux Falls man discovered something no one else had, and his tweet about it is going mega-viral

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 16:04

A stroke of pure marketing genius, humility and savvyness has been lying undiscovered and unknown on KFC's official Twitter page for an unknown length of time. Until now.

On Thursday,...

Area churches hold fall dinners

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 15:59
Grand Forks Herald

Hoff Lutheran Church of rural Adams, N.D., is holding its annual Pancake Breakfast from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at the American Legion Hall in Lankin, N.D....

Heitkamp requests more help for western ND FSA offices

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 14:25

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp has asked Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to send additional staff members again to Farm Service Agency offices in western North Dakota.

"As we approach...

Capitol Chatter: Dayton fields variety of questions

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 14:02

ST. PAUL — Political reporters love it when a high-level politician stands in front of them fielding questions on all sorts of topics.

Washington reporters got a ton of stories...

A wedding, a runaway dog: Our beloved Charlie's improbable journey home

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 14:01

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Charlie was never to be part of the ceremonies.
Another mutt, his future in-law Arya, was ring-bearer.
Did this bother Charlie? Or did our 9-year-old spaniel...

Three men charged in shooting after white nationalist Richard Spencer's speech

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 13:30

Three men were charged with attempted homicide after they argued with a group of people protesting a white nationalist's speech in Gainesville, Florida, and fired a shot at them, police...


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