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Renowned chef Mario Batali on leave from TV show and restaurant empire after 4 women allege sexual harassment

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 20:00

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein story, chef and television personality Mario Batali offered up his views on how to combat sexual harassment in the workplace for an Oct....

Study: Minn. overtakes ND as best run state in country

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 19:57

ST. PAUL — Minnesota is the best-run state in the nation, according to a new study from USA Today, knocking off North Dakota that ranked No. 1 for five straight...

Three women reassert allegations of sexual harassment against Trump

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 19:56

The #MeToo sexual harassment movement roiling the nation reached the doors of the White House on Monday, when three women who last year accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct...

Letter: Marketplace offers affordable, quality coverage

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 08:13
Grand Forks Herald

By Mary Wakefield

Years ago, I worked as a nurse in North Dakota hospitals. It was not uncommon to meet farm families or young adults who were unable to get...

Explosion reported in Manhattan; New York police say one person in custody

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 08:04

A suspect who set off an explosion in the New York City subway was taken into custody after the blast Monday morning, according to authorities.

Police said the sole person...

How to save a life - it's easier than you realize

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 07:59

As a doctor, I've had the honor of helping to save a few lives. Some have been trauma cases in the ER, a few have been long-term saves in the...

Wentz's knee injury derails the Eagles, delivers another blow to the NFL

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 07:52

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback and leading NFL MVP candidate Carson Wentz exited a victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday with what the Eagles reportedly fear to be a season-ending...

Wynonna brings her Big Noise to Fargo for not-so-'Silent Night'

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 07:00

FARGO—Wynonna Judd has always had a strong voice. From the 1984 debut with her mother Naomi as The Judds, to her solo career, which started in 1992, the singer has...

10 gift ideas for the farm families on your Christmas list

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 06:50

Do you have a farmer or a farm family on your Christmas list this year?

No two farmers or farm families are exactly alike, of course. But there are many...

SD farmers look at marketing options at Growing On

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 06:33

YANKTON, S.D. — South Dakota farmers who wanted direction in marketing another year of bumper crops received some expert advice at the Growing On meeting series, which made a stop...

Lloyd Omdahl: Christianity struggles in the public square

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 06:12
Grand Forks Herald

"We must divide the children of Adam into two classes; the first belong to the kingdom of God, the second to the kingdom of the world," Martin Luther observed in...

Flu vaccine could be less effective this year

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 06:11
Grand Forks Herald

The country could be in for a rough flu season, according to a report that predicted this year's vaccine could be much less effective than in years past.

The article,...

'My own mother's home was a death trap': In a first, radon toxicity listed as factor in ND woman's death

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 06:10

CASSELTON, N.D.—Judith Antoine began suffering from poor health a few years after moving into her home here nearly three decades ago, but nothing confounded her doctor and her family...

Niederreiter's OT goal lifts Wild over Sharks

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 23:32

SAN JOSE—Minnesota's Nino Niederreiter stole the puck from Sharks defenseman Dylan DeMelo and scored with 1:34 left in overtime as the Wild beat the Sharks 4-3 in overtime at SAP...

On second thought, Thielen says call was good

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 23:27

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — When Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen had a touchdown catch overturned late in the second quarter Sunday, he threw his helmet in disgust.

Later, Thielen saw a...

Duluth police to purchase riot gear: Chief says equipment to be used with discretion

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 22:00

DULUTH — The Duluth Police Department plans to purchase about $83,700 worth of riot gear next year and another $41,500 in 2019.

Items on the shopping list include helmets, leg/knee...

Towns, Wolves hold off Mavericks

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 21:42

MINNEAPOLIS—The Timberwolves hung on to beat the Mavericks 97-92 on Sunday, Minnesota's third win of the season against Dallas.

Karl-Anthony Towns provided much of the offense for Minnesota. The Timberwolves...

Vikings' Keenum looking ahead after 8-game win streak ends in Carolina

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 20:58

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Case Keenum was battered but undeterred.

The Vikings quarterback was sacked a season-high six times, threw two interceptions and lost a fumble in a 31-24 loss to...

Carson Wentz out with apparent knee injury as Eagles clinch NFC East

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 19:47

LOS ANGELES -- The Philadelphia Eagles clinched the NFC East title and a postseason bid Sunday, yet those accomplishments paled compared to significance of Carson Wentz’s...

Buying into the Bakken: Commercial activity steady in Minot as more activity shifts west

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 18:52

MINOT — Investors looking to buy into a piece of Minot are finding plenty of opportunity. The slowdown in oil and gas activity in the Bakken arrested new development but...


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