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DNR ENFORCEMENT REPORT: Ice fishing, snowmobile enforcement continue to dominate winter workload

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 14:17
Grand Forks Herald

Here is the weekly report from Department of Natural Resources conservation officers in northwest Minnesota for Jan. 14:

District 1 - Baudette area

CO Ben Huener (Roseau) attended the...

N.D. Game and Fish increases nonresident bow tag allotment

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 13:46
Grand Forks Herald

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will offer 607 any-deer bow licenses to nonresident archery hunters in 2019, up from 502 in 2018.

Applicants must apply online at the...

Dunseith man sentenced to two years for sexually assaulting child

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 13:42
Grand Forks Herald

ROLLA, N.D.—A Dunseith, N.D., man will spend two years in prison for sexually assaulting a child.

Gerald Belgarde was sentenced Monday morning in Rolette County District Court on a Class...

North Dakota's first online Powerball million-dollar ticket yet to be claimed

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 13:25

McHENRY, N.D. — One North Dakotan was lucky enough to win $1 million from the Saturday, Jan. 12, drawing using a Powerball Pick & Click, the state's richest winner yet...

GoFundMe set up for man who died in fall from Williston balcony

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 13:14

WILLISTON, N.D. - A 37-year-old man is dead after he fell from a balcony at a Williston apartment complex Saturday night, Jan. 12.

Police said the man, whose name...

WATCH: Central Minnesota group makes world’s largest spinning ice disc

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:44

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. - A Little Falls group can again reclaim the world’s largest ice carousel.

The diameter of the massive disc of ice -- carved out by chain saws...

Port: If the longest ever government shutdown teaches us one thing it’s that the federal government is too large

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:42

The current shutdown of the federal government is now the longest in the history of America.

I’ll leave it to others to debate the circumstances of this shutdown, whether...

Duluth K-9 handler 'resting,' dog mourned after shootout death

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 11:40

DULUTH - A handler and his canine partner were identified on Monday, Jan.

Man facing charged with repeatedly sexually assaulting child over two-year period

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 11:38
Grand Forks Herald

A Grand Forks area man appeared in court Friday on accusations that he repeatedly sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl during a two-year period.

Christian Dion Tolbert, 33, could be sentenced...

Sarah Thomas makes more NFL history as first female on-field official in playoff game

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 11:21

Sunday's Patriots-Chargers playoff contest made history, and not just because New England advanced to an unprecedented eighth straight conference title game. The victory over Los Angeles by Tom Brady and...

North Dakota tick survey sees large uptick of samples. Here's what the health department found.

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 11:14

BISMARCK – Those creepy, crawly creatures are living up to their nasty reputation. In brief, the summary of a second season of a statewide survey of ticks confirms what most...

Judge blocks Trump plan to revoke Obamacare contraceptive rule

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:55

The Trump administration's effort to let companies with religious or moral objections opt out of Obamacare requirements that they offer free contraception coverage in their employee health care plans hit...

Trump rejects plan to allow government to reopen temporarily while talks continue

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:31

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Monday that he rejected a suggestion by Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., that he allow the government to temporarily reopen while continuing...

Plain Talk Podcast: Sealing criminal records, Blue Laws, Measure 1, and why initiated measures make for bad policy

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:27

Are initiated measures a good way to make public policy? Rob doesn't think so and points to Measure 1 - a constitutional amendment approved by voters in the 2018 election...

UPDATED: Man dead, Duluth police officer injured, K-9 killed in Skyline shooting

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:08

DULUTH -- A man is dead and a Duluth police officer was injured in a shootout Sunday evening, Jan. 13, on Skyline Parkway.

Duluth police responded to a report of...

'A 10 isn't enough': UCLA gymnast's flawless floor routine breaks the Internet

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:01

As the first strains of Tina Turner's "Proud Mary" filled the Anaheim Arena on Saturday, Katelyn Ohashi came alive.

Executing a quick body roll with a giant smile plastered across...

Support for Trump may be softening but not ending among farmers

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 09:34

Farmers are used to playing the long game. Bad weather comes and goes, prices rise and fall, but they are a patient lot. So it is with their support for...

North Dakota Democratic-NPL chairman stepping down

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 08:30

BISMARCK -- The chairman of the North Dakota Democratic-NPL will step down, the party said Monday, Jan. 14.

Warren Larson told fellow Democrats over the weekend he wouldn't run...

China sentences Canadian man to death in drug case linked to Huawei row

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 08:13

BEIJING - A Chinese court issued the death penalty on Monday in the retrial of a convicted Canadian drug trafficker, a sentence that is expected to sharply escalate China's diplomatic...

Bob the dinosaur, spared from becoming a waiting room spectacle, is back on the market for a home

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 07:00
Grand Forks Herald

VALLEY CITY, N.D. — As triceratops go, Bob was a big one and he garnered lots of attention during the year and a half he was displayed at the Barnes...


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