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Whether pitching, prospects or cyber-metrics, the Twins are performing better

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 06:00

MINNEAPOLIS — To be honest, I've never actually seen it. Yet down by the boiler room in Target Field, there is a constant whirring sound. And upon closer inspection of...

Final work finishing up on embattled Griggs County Courthouse

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 06:00
Grand Forks Herald

COOPERSTOWN, N.D. — More than a year after the dust settled on a dispute over the new Griggs County Courthouse/Emergency Operations Center, all but one department has moved into the...

Saturday's local scoreboard

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 00:40
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College softball


NCAA tournament

Saturday's results

N.D. State 3, Oklahoma 2

Tulsa 2, N.D. State 1

Alabama 1, Minnesota 0

Girls soccer


Saturday's results...

Durant's big third quarter helps Warriors sink Spurs

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 23:24

SAN ANTONIO—Kevin Durant scored 33 points, 19 of them in the decisive third quarter, and pulled down 10 rebounds as the Golden State Warriors easily dispatched the San Antonio Spurs...

Bison upset defending softball national champ before falling to Tulsa

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 23:17

NORMAN, Okla.—North Dakota State completed the upset of defending national champion Oklahoma 3-2 in nine innings, but dropped a 2-1 decision to Tulsa in a winner's bracket game of the...

Work quietly proceeds on Minnesota state budget

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 23:00

ST. PAUL — With just days left before the Minnesota Legislature is forced to adjourn, the Minnesota Capitol was eerily quiet Saturday despite an unfinished budget.

Rank and file lawmakers...

Hope remains for teacher licensing overhaul

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 23:00

ST. PAUL — An effort overhauling the way Minnesota licenses teachers still has a chance to become law this session as the Legislature rushes to complete its work by midnight...

Kyle Busch wins All-Star Race for first time

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 21:45

CONCORD, N.C.—The No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota team became $1 million richer Saturday night after Kyle Busch's win in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race at Charlotte...

Predators pounce on Ducks, take 3-2 series lead

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 21:44

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Pontus Aberg's first career playoff goal was the decisive score as the Nashville Predators defeated the Anaheim Ducks 3-1 in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals...

Saturday's local clips

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 21:21
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Sacred Heart 2,
Kittson County Central 0

Oscar Ortiz and Will Rohrich each went 1-for-3 to help lead East Grand Forks Sacred Heart past Kittson County Central in...

Olympic gold medalist teaches, trains GF swimmers at Hyslop

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 21:11
Grand Forks Herald

Roughly 60 youth swimmers sat in the bleachers at Hyslop Sports Center's pool Saturday and listened to four-time Olympic gold medalist Anthony Ervin, who currently holds the title as the...

Pistol-packing memorial

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 21:10

Retired Deputy U.S. Marshal Jim Stout was sitting quietly, enjoying his cup of coffee and a maple-glazed doughnut late Saturday morning when a masked gunman walked into the makeshift Tim...

Mille Lacs Lake bass population TBD

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 19:45

WEALTHWOOD, Minn.—Thursday was a slow day for bass fishing on Mille Lacs Lake for three fisheries staff members with the Minnesota DNR. Luckily they weren't looking to take any home....

Cloud Computing pulls upset in Preakness; Always Dreaming eighth

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 19:41

BALTIMORE — Cloud Computing, a long shot ridden masterfully by Javier Castellano, chased down Classic Empire in the stretch to win the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, ending Always Dreaming's quest...

Alabama edges Gopher softball team 1-0

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 18:53

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A day after the University of Minnesota scored 11 runs on nine hits, the Gophers met their match on the pitching circle in University of Alabama starter...

Survivor of deadly Mandan house explosion relies on faith

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 18:50

MANDAN, N.D. — Elianna Vazquez strode confidently into the Bismarck-Mandan Food Co-op on a Sunday afternoon earlier this month.

She was dressed in a tank top that showed off her...

UND undecided on the future of Hyslop Pool

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 18:15
Grand Forks Herald

On the south end of UND's campus, at the corner of Demers Avenue and 42nd Street South, Ray Richards Golf Course sits unused and empty. UND's administration closed the course...

Near the front lines

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 15:57

Editor's note: This is the third in a three-part series on World War I.

"We were all experienced nurses," May MacGregor wrote in her diary in 1917.

"Still, we knew...

Island Lake gives up 30-inch walleye on opening weekend

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 15:55

DULUTH — Island Lake is known for its standard 11- and 12-inch walleyes. But David Salo, an Island Lake resident, caught a walleye this past Sunday that contradicts that reputation....

GOP lawmakers object to 'toolkit' for transgender students

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 15:54

BEMIDJI — Some Bemidji-area lawmakers object to a draft of the state's new "toolkit" for school districts to address K-12 students who are transgender or do not conform to the...


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