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Cramer says he’ll run for US Senate, setting up high-stakes matchup with Heitkamp

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:31
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BISMARCK — “I’m in.”

With those words, North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer confirmed Friday, Feb. 16., what was obvious after a steady drip of news reports throughout the week: He...

Katie Dachtler announces bid for Grand Forks City Council

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 17:25
Grand Forks Herald

A member of the Grand Forks School Board has entered the City Council race.

Katie Dachtler announced Friday a campaign for the Ward 2 seat, which is held by Crystal...

Consumer group urges Supreme Court to rule on states' clash over egg, pork commerce

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 17:01
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The Center for Consumer Freedom has filed amici curiae, or friend of the court, briefs with the Supreme Court of the United States supporting 13 states, including North Dakota, that...

University of Jamestown president to retire

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 16:37
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JAMESTOWN, N.D.—Dr. Robert Badal credits implementing the Journey to Success program in 2007 with helping the University of Jamestown, its students and himself reach the level of achievement they have...

Wolves head into All-Star break knowing the heat is on

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 16:33
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MINNEAPOLIS—It was only fitting that the Minnesota Timberwolves played in the very last NBA game prior to the all-star break.

The NBA schedule makers ran the Wolves ragged through the...

Higher education: Principal fulfills promise to students, spends day on school roof

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 16:26
Grand Forks Herald

Kevin Ohnstad, principal of Phoenix Elementary School in Grand Forks, dressed in plenty of cold-weather gear when he went to work Friday—because he would be spending his workday on the...

Wild goaltender Stalock waiting for his next shot

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 16:26
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ST. PAUL—While most of the Minnesota Wild players gathered in the locker room for a pregame meeting Thursday morning, backup goaltender Alex Stalock was still out on the ice, dripping...

ND man, who got stuck in snow, has tires start on fire, dies in pickup

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 16:21
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STANLEY, N.D. -- The burned body thought to be a man reported missing at 9 a.m. Wednesday has been recovered, according to a statement released Friday by Mountrail County Sheriff...

President Trump's 'Russia hoax' turns out to be real

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 16:07
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WASHINGTON - The hackers, he suggested, may have been Chinese. Or some 400-pound guy sitting in his bed. Again and again, he insisted, Russian interference was a hoax - a...

Russian troll farm, 13 suspects indicted for interference in 2016 US election

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:30
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WASHINGTON - The Justice Department announced the indictment Friday of a notorious Russian troll farm - naming more than a dozen individual suspects who allegedly worked there - as part...

FBI failed to act on tip last month that Cruz might carry out school shooting

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:13
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The FBI in January received a tip to a public reporting line that Nikolas Cruz might carry out a school shooting, but failed to pass the information to its Miami...

Comedian-singer-songwriter Carrington to perform Sunday at Alerus Center

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:27
Grand Forks Herald

Rodney Carrington, stand-up comedian, actor and country music performer, brings his show to the Alerus Center on Sunday.

The performance, which begins at 8 p.m., runs about 90 minutes.

Carrington...

Facebook, Google could face new rules on political ads

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:23
Grand Forks Herald

Facebook, Google and other online platforms would face stricter rules for political advertising according to a proposed framework that will be considered by the Federal Election Commission.

The proposal, written...

Al Jaeger defends ND's protective measures for election results

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:18
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BISMARCK — In response to a "C" grade for election security from the Center for American Progress, North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger said this week that he stands...

Headliners announced for 2018 ND State Fair

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:15
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MINOT, N.D. — The North Dakota State Fair has released its grandstand entertainment lineup for the 2018 fair, July 20-28.

Florida Georgia Line, Dierks Bentley, Nickelback, Cole Swindell, Kip Moore,...

Grandmother from Michigan died after surgeons mistakenly drilled her skull. Her family won't get a penny.

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:59
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When Bimla Nayyar dislocated her jaw in January 2012, her family took her to a Dearborn, Michigan, hospital for what was supposed to be a routine surgery. But things went...

Commentary: I'm a Broward County teacher. Thoughts and prayers won't keep my students safe.

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:55
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I'm a teacher in Broward County, Florida. I'm thankful that I'm here now for my neighbors, but completely heartbroken that three of my colleagues and 14 beautiful children were gunned...

Minnesota lawmakers must pass own budget, but not much work mandatory

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:44
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ST. PAUL — The 2018 Minnesota Legislature opens at noon Tuesday, Feb. 20, and there are plenty of questions about what topics might be debated.

A few things are given:

'To Kill A Mockingbird' to come to Broadway, with Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch, adapted by Aaron Sorkin

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:37
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NEW YORK - Harper Lee is traveling to Broadway, and Aaron Sorkin is providing the vehicle.

The late author's seminal American novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird," is being adapted by...

Travelodge closed for renovations

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 09:20
Grand Forks Herald 

A motel along Grand Forks’ Washington Street corridor has closed for renovations.

A sign posted on the door of the Travelodge Grand Forks at 2100 S. Washington St. says...

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