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Commentary: Sen. Heidi Heitkamp raised more money from Goldman Sachs employees than North Dakotans

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 08:07

Fully aware that she’s in a vulnerable electoral position in the 2018 political cycle, first term North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp has been working on filling her campaign coffers so...

Letter: Remove con artists to have real tax reform

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 07:40
Grand Forks Herald

To the editor,

Not until we can delete the sleight hands of the Washington con artists, will we be able to have real tax reform. These con artists always seem...

Letter: Banning guns won't decrease crime in U.S.

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 07:37
Grand Forks Herald

To the editor,

We are told over and over banning guns will decrease crime. Check out the facts; it is a total lie.

As long as guns and violence are...

George W. Bush sounds the alarm on America's 'discourse degraded by casual cruelty'

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 07:36

Former president George W. Bush on Thursday delivered a rare political speech in which he warned of threats to American democracy and a decay of civic engagement, a message that...

Entire classes missed UND-Minnesota experience

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 07:30
Grand Forks Herald

UND recently had a surge in local players.

There was Tucker Poolman and Gage Ausmus from East Grand Forks. There was Paul LaDue and Luke Johnson from Grand Forks Central....

Get to know UND senior goaltender Cam Johnson

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 01:56
Grand Forks Herald

Q. What’s your favorite road trip?

A. I’ve got to go with Duluth. I love playing in Duluth. We always have a good, solid following there and it’s always a...

A history: UND vs. Minnesota in the new Ralph Engelstad Arena

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 00:42
Grand Forks Herald


The very first game in Ralph Engelstad Arena was a North Dakota-Minnesota showdown.

Including that October 2001 evening, the college hockey rivals have played 22 times in The Ralph....

Dodgers win first National League pennant since 1988

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 23:48

CHICAGO—Enrique Hernandez homered three times, including a grand slam, and drove in seven runs, and Clayton Kershaw pitched six strong innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers won their first National...

7 refugees honored for their contributions to Minnesota

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 23:44

ST. PAUL — In the past 15 years, more than 40,000 refugees have come to Minnesota. On Thursday, Oct. 19, the Department of Human Services announced it will recognize seven...

Wave fall in 8A girls soccer championship

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:55
Grand Forks Herald

ST. CLOUD, Minn.—East Grand Forks Senior High's bid for a state tournament berth—as well as an undefeated season—ended in overtime here Thursday.

Isabelle Morin's goal at the four-minute mark of...

Thursday's local scoreboard

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:27
Grand Forks Herald

Girls soccer


Minn. Section 8A

Thursday's championship

At St. Cloud

Bemidji 2,
EGF Senior High 1, OT

First half—1. EGF, Nicole Schlenk (Kora Jordheim) 6:47


UND volleyball wins 18th straight at home with sweep of Idaho State

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:27
Grand Forks Herald

The UND volleyball team defended a lengthy home winning streak with some stingy defense.

Faith Dooley's 10 blocks paced the Fighting Hawks' defense, which sparked a 25-22, 27-25, 25-16 sweep...

At The Ralph, preparations underway for 'magical' college sports night

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:06
Grand Forks Herald

The smell of fresh almonds and the click-clack of hockey practice filled the halls at Ralph Engelstad Arena on Thursday, tokens of a mountain of preparation snapping into place for...

Tigers choose former longtime Twins manager Ron Gardenhire as new skipper, reports say

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 21:20

DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers will hire Ron Gardenhire to manage the club through what is expected to be a rebuilding phase.

Multiple outlets reported late Thursday, Oct. 19, that...

Northern Minnesota town's police grooming proposal gets hairy

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 21:15

SILVER BAY, Minn.—The Silver Bay City Council has approved a motion that would allow members of the city's police department to wear well-groomed facial hair while on duty....

UND-MINNESOTA: Six players to watch

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 21:06
Grand Forks Herald

19 Shane Gersich, junior, forward, 5-11, 183. Chaska, Minn. Washington Capitals (fifth round).

Gersich is UND’s top offensive option, returning to school after a 20-goal sophomore season. The Twin Cities product and...

UND-Minnesota series flips allegiances

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 20:59
Grand Forks Herald

Bill Yon's phone rang Monday.

It was his old college roommate, Mike Guentzel.

It has been tradition for them to speak this particular week.

Guentzel, a University of Minnesota hockey...

Protesters disrupt white nationalist's speech at the University of Florida

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 20:39

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Richard Spencer came to the University of Florida hoping to spread his white nationalist ideas, but his speech was instead quickly drowned out Thursday by a hailstorm...

This Oklahoma fraternity has a choreographed jorts-and-fanny pack dance routine

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 20:24

This might be hard to believe, but I have never starred in a choreographed cheer-and-dance routine for a college homecoming event. So I don't know what type of wardrobe choices...

Blaine man dead, 2 children hurt in semi crash in Blaine

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 20:18

BLAINE, Minn. — A Blaine man is dead and two children critically injured after the car they were in collided with a semitrailer Wednesday evening, Oct. 18, in Blaine.



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