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Twins split doubleheader with Indians

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:02

MINNEAPOLIS -- Max Kepler hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the seventh inning after his slip led to an Indians run in the top of the inning, and the Minnesota...

‘I hope Trump is assassinated,’ Missouri lawmaker writes, and quickly regrets

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 21:29

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Democratic Missouri state senator from the St. Louis area posted, then quickly deleted, a comment on Facebook saying she hoped President Donald Trump would be...

Former Como Park school official denies stealing, lawyer says

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 20:44

ST. PAUL — The former athletic director of Como Park Senior High made his first appearance in court Wednesday, Aug. 16, on allegations that he stole nearly $100,000 in public...

Twins OF Grossman fractures thumb

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 20:41

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Twin outfielder Robbie Grossman left the second game of Thursday's doubleheader with a fractured left thumb.

Grossman collided with center fielder Byron Buxton on a flyout in...

Appeals court rejects ND lawyer's case against bar association dues

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 20:39

BISMARCK—Appeals judges rejected a lawsuit filed on behalf of a Bismarck lawyer who argued his First Amendment rights were violated because of mandatory dues he had to pay the State...

ND man who was on the run for months enters plea in fatal shooting outside motorcycle clubhouse

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 20:35

MINOT, N.D.— A 27-year-old Minot man who had been on the run for months before being captured in Las Vegas entered a plea to fatally shooting a man outside a...

In Grand Forks Arbor Park case, all that's left is the ruling

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 20:28
Grand Forks Herald

With testimony finished and attorneys' closing arguments filed, all that's left in a court case on Grand Forks' Arbor Park is a judge's ruling: Will the June 20 election on...

Crookston schools superintendent announces retirement

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 20:14
Grand Forks Herald

Crookston superintendent Chris Bates will retire after leading the school district for six years, he told the School Board this week.

Bates will retire at the end of the 2017-2018...

Celebration of heritage: Heritage Days weekend starts tonight

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 20:00
Grand Forks Herald

The afternoon hours at the historical Heritage Village in East Grand Forks were quiet, filled mostly with sun and the chirping of insects as a handful of men made last-minute...

Final environmental review released for Line 3 replacement

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 19:24

ST. PAUL — Despite a massive new document having "final" in its name, this pipeline permitting process is far from over.

On Thursday, Aug. 17, the state released the final...

UND apologizes for reporters' ejection during Scott Pruitt visit

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 19:21
Grand Forks Herald

A spokesman for UND apologized to the Herald after reviewing footage of a UND police officer ejecting its reporters from a public university property.

Peter Johnson, UND's top public affairs...

Vikings' rebuilt offensive line off to a familiar start

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 19:20

MINNEAPOLIS — Guard Joe Berger was asked this week about continuity on the Vikings offensive line.

"We've been answering this question for like four years now,'' he said.

He's right....

Former Wild journeyman Veilleux still going strong in Japan

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 17:43

ST. PAUL — Stephane Veilleux plopped down at a local Caribou Coffee last week and the memories of his near decade-long career with the Minnesota Wild came flooding back.


Starting lineup 'a top priority' for Vikings LB Edmond Robinson

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 17:37

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Edmond Robinson grew up not just hoping to play in the NFL. He wanted to be an impact player.

Two years after being taken in the...

School district investigating data release on 'most' of its 18,000 students

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 17:34

COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. — South Washington County Schools apologized and launched an investigation Thursday, Aug. 17 after personal and transportation data on most of the district's 18,000-plus students was mistakenly...

Charge: Fargo man scams Minnesota public assistance programs of more than $300,000 over six years

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 17:16

ST. PAUL—Here's how authorities say it worked: Elfonzo Dyrell Shelby, who claimed to live in St. Paul but actually lived in Fargo, sent phony surveys to inmates at a correctional...

N.D. Mr. Hockey commits to Northern Michigan

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 17:02
Grand Forks Herald

One of North Dakota's most decorated prep hockey players has made his college decision.

Former Grand Forks Central star Grant Johnson verbally committed Thursday to play college hockey at Northern...

Late-inning meltdown propels Indians past Twins; Perkins makes 2017 debut

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:31

MINNEAPOLIS -- Yan Gomes and Jason Kipnis each had three hits with a homer, and Carlos Carrasco continued Cleveland's strong run of starting pitching as the Indians beat the Minnesota...

Area Fishing Report: Lake of the Woods and Devils Lake remain go-to destinations for late summer walleye action

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:29
Grand Forks Herald

Lake of the Woods

The bite is on, and anglers are boating good numbers of walleyes and saugers daily, Lake of the Woods Tourism reports in its weekly update....

Minnesota Verizon cell phone store clerk shoots robber in gunfire exchange

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:26

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. -- A man who allegedly was trying to rob a cellphone store in Inver Grove Heights on Thursday morning was shot by the store clerk during...


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