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Asking the doctor for a little extension

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 09:20

DULUTH — A buddy of mine went to see his doctor the other day. Just a regular checkup, no pressing concerns. He's a contemporary of mine, which is to say...

Average gas price in North Dakota, nation see first dip of the year

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 09:18
Grand Forks Herald

Drivers in the U.S. and North Dakota saw the first drop in gas prices this week since the beginning of the year, but economists warned consumers not to get used...

Behind Minnesota Olympian Jessie Diggins is a proud family with skiing in its blood

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 09:07

As U.S. Olympian and Minnesota native Jessie Diggins, a Nordic skier, finished the last of her training before the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, her grandmother, Betty Santa of Duluth,...

Letter: State PSC doesn't regulate rural co-ops

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:58
Grand Forks Herald

To the editor,

A recent column in your paper by Mike Jacobs ("State, Xcel have much to discuss," Feb. 13) contained multiple inaccuracies. I appreciate the opportunity to respond and...

'He was to the point of giving up.' Behind the numbers, trends emerge in MN ice fatalities

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:36

ST. PAUL—Joel Schaberg can be forgiven if shivers go through his body when he thinks back to that early December 2017 day.

"We got sick of waiting for the lakes...

UND women pick up first Big Sky road win of the season

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:34
Grand Forks Herald

CEDAR CITY, Utah—The wait for a North Dakota road win in the Big Sky Conference is over.

UND captured its first Big Sky road win Thursday night, downing Southern Utah...

Letter: North Dakota getting weaker, not stronger

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:24
Grand Forks Herald

To the editor,

When I came to UND in 1970, the campus had many thing going for it.

The sports programs were going well but that soon changed. First the...

'Black Panther' will break box-office records. But could it change the movie business?

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:09
Grand Forks Herald

LOS ANGELES - "Black Panther," Marvel's African-oriented comic book adaptation, is shaping up to be the most successful movie at the box office ever for a film with a primarily...

House passes changes to Americans With Disabilities Act over activists' objections

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:00

The House on Thursday passed legislation that would amend the Americans With Disabilities Act over objections from disability rights advocates and Democratic leaders, who warned that the bill would remove...

Grand Forks police investigating residential burglary

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 06:29
Grand Forks Herald

Police are investigating a Thursday night burglary in Grand Forks.

  1. A homeowner in the 1000 block of Campbell Drive called dispatchers around 8 p.m after seeing a man in his house,
  2. ...

Our view: Good to see so many efforts in opioid battle

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 06:24
Grand Forks Herald

Herald editorial board

Mayor Mike Brown says one of the city's duties is to protect its residents. For a few minutes Wednesday, the mayor outlined efforts to protect residents from...

Berry doesn't tip hand on goalie starter

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 01:03
Grand Forks Herald

It hasn't been uncommon for the UND men's hockey team to give playing time to two goaltenders during the college hockey season.

But given the time of the season, the...

Get to know freshman defenseman Matt Kiersted

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 01:02
Grand Forks Herald

Q. What's been your favorite road trip so far this season?

A. I'd say Denver. We were staying in Cherry Creek. It was a nice area and the weather was...

Omaha has dominated at home this season. Can UND slow down its attack?

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 01:02
Grand Forks Herald

OMAHA, Neb.—Tyler Vesel was at a Skate with the Mavs event a few weeks ago when Omaha men's hockey fans started approaching him.

"I couldn't even count how many times...

Al and Joanna Pearson's hockey bus a well-traveled tradition for UND fans

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 23:39
Grand Forks Herald

Joanna Pearson stands at the front of the bus as it's getting ready to pull out of the northeast parking lot at Ralph Engelstad Arena.

Her father, Al, is sitting...

Day care provider pleads guilty to hanging toddler: Child survived November 2016 incident

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 23:36

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minneapolis day care provider accused of hanging a toddler in her home pleaded guilty to attempted murder, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Thursday, Feb. 15.


Ovechkin reaches 1,100 career points as Capitals stomp on Wild

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 23:00

ST. PAUL—Alex Ovechkin got a goal and three assists to reach 1,100 career points as the Washington Capitals ended a two-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota...

All-Star Butler leads Wolves in comeback win over Lakers

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 22:59

MINNEAPOLIS—Jimmy Butler scored nine straight Minnesota points in the fourth quarter Thursday night, helping the Timberwolves complete a comeback from a 15-point deficit en route to a 119-111 victory over...

School Board delays superintendent decision until next meeting

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 22:51
Grand Forks Herald

The Grand Forks School Board on Thursday decided to postpone discussion and a decision on whom to hire as the next superintendent until its next regular board meeting Monday.


Thursday's local scoreboard

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 22:43
Grand Forks Herald

Prep wrestling


N.D. Class A
dual tournament

In Fargo

Thursday's quarterfinals

Mandan 40, Valley City 31

Minot 63, Fargo Davies 16

Bismarck Century 40, West Fargo...


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