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Tillerson says one American dead in Spain attack

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:46

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday an American citizen was confirmed dead in attacks in Spain.

A suspected Islamist militant killed 13 people and wounded scores...

Letter: I'll take the Richard Shafer challenge

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:34
Grand Forks Herald

To the editor,

I'd like to take the challenge from letter-writer Richard Shafer, who asked readers to name good points about President Donald Trump.

Our president Trump loves America. He...

Barcelona reels under coordinated attacks that claim more than a dozen lives

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 08:45

BARCELONA, Spain - Spanish police were searching Friday for the man who swerved his van onto Barcelona's iconic Las Ramblas promenade, killing at least 13 people and unleashing the worst...

UPDATE: Grand Forks railroad bridge burns in early morning fire

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 08:36
Grand Forks Herald

Friday morning started with fire.

Flames broke out on a wooden buttress supporting the west side of the Grand Forks railroad bridge sometime in the early hours of dawn. By...

Letter: Nothing admirable in white nationalists

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 08:33
Grand Forks Herald

To the editor,

Let us be frank. There is nothing admirable about white nationalists. There is no argument to be made for white nationalists.

They are not patriots. They are...

Letter: City ordinance sends wrong message

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 08:33
Grand Forks Herald

By Stephanie Swanson

I love hockey. Autumn always brought the excitement that hockey season was approaching and that my weekends would be spent at the Ralph Engelstad soaking up the...

UPDATE: Grand Forks railroad bridge fire put out

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 08:10

UPDATE: The fire on the railroad bridge in downtown Grand Forks is now out. 

Emergency crews responded to the fire around 6 Friday morning. 

It burned for more than an...

Here's an idea: pray for leaders

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 07:33
Grand Forks Herald

To the editor,

I read the submitted Viewpoint by Richard Shafer (Aug. 10, "Tell me one positive quality in Trump").

What a liberal. Complain, complain, complain. Maybe he could try...

Weather Talk: Expect more windy weather as summer ends

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 06:49

July and August are our least windy months of the year, but as summer begins to drift into fall, the weather will turn windier as it turns cooler. Wind is...

Their view: Why tax reform is so difficult

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 06:32
Grand Forks Herald


President Donald Trump has been talking about tax reform for months, but true to form, his administration is moving away from a specific proposal rather than toward one. And...

A tree full of kindness

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 05:48

My dad had a stroke in the summer of 2016. For more than a year, he's been a resident of an assisted-living home. It's a lovely place, but my heart...

Gary Waller, Glensheen investigator and sheriff, dies

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 23:46

DULUTH, Minn. — As a Duluth police officer, Gary Waller investigated the 1977 murders of a wealthy heiress and her night nurse at Glensheen Mansion — a case that remains...

Twin Cities teens paddle to protest proposed Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:43

BEMIDJI, Minn.—A group of Twin Cities teens who took to the water six days ago to protest a proposed oil pipeline stopped in Bemidji to spread their message Thursday evening,...

Grinding, winning

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:40
Grand Forks Herald

Donny Schatz won the Knoxville Nationals for the 10th time last Saturday. The 50-lap feature at the Nationals is the crown jewel of sprint racing.

By Sunday morning, his attention,...

Thursday's local clipboard

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:25
Grand Forks Herald

College softball

UND hires assistant: UND coach Jordan Stevens announced the hiring of Hannah Pomeroy to his coaching staff Thursday. Pomeroy comes to UND after previously coaching at Western...

Thursday's local scoreboard

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:25
Grand Forks Herald

Girls golf


Wahpeton Invitational

Thursday's results
Team totals

Grand Forks Red River 344, Fargo Davies 380, West Fargo Sheyenne 388, Fargo Shanley 401, Wahpeton 410, Fargo...

Northern Cass board to wait on Steiner DUI case resolution before acting

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:23

HUNTER, N.D. - The president of the Northern Cass School Board said the board is waiting to find out how Superintendent Cory Steiner's drunken driving case is resolved before it...

Schatz excited for three-night Outlaws run in North Dakota

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:21

WEST FARGO—Another chapter will be written in the Red River Valley Speedway history books Saturday night, Aug. 19, as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Cars make their highly anticipated...

God in the fields: Roadside Mass prays for bountiful harvest

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:21
Grand Forks Herald

As the soft light of evening mingled with the sweet smell of a late summer's field, voices raised in prayer and hymn as Father Brian Moen asked for God's blessings...

UND unveils new hockey jerseys

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:18
Grand Forks Herald

UND unveiled its new hockey jerseys Thursday afternoon—and as expected, they aren't much different from the last ones.

UND changed the font of the words "North Dakota" on the front...


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