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US Appeals Court: Tribes have right to review FCC-regulated development

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:58
grandforksherald - WASHINGTON — The U.S. District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled Friday, Aug. 9, that the Federal Communications Commission cannot make smaller 5G towers exempt from a review process on tribal land.

Sex offender gets over 5 years for assault at Minnesota high school

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:45
grandforksherald - BRAINERD, Minn. — “I can remember trying to yell out in absolute fear for my life, ‘Oh God,’ but no sound came out because the pressure was too tight around my throat and it was that morning that I knew my life was at risk. Images of my husband and my two beautiful children flashed through my mind as I began to fight because I needed to make it home to them.”

Man charged with assault after baby suffers 30 bone fractures

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:26
grandforksherald - APPLE VALLEY, Minn. — A 23-year-old Apple Valley father was charged with assaulting his infant son, fracturing his bones in more than two dozen places, the Dakota County attorney’s office announced Wednesday, Aug. 14.

Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan: Situation between DHS and tribes is ‘unacceptable’

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:00
grandforksherald - ST. PAUL — Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan criticized the state Department of Human Services on Wednesday for not meaningfully consulting two Native American tribes that the agency allegedly overpaid $25.3 million.

Bicyclist killed by water tanker west of Rochester, sheriff says

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 19:10
grandforksherald - MANTORVILLE, Minn. — A Mantorville man died Wednesday morning, Aug. 14, after being struck by a piece of construction equipment.

Proposed North Dakota cottage food rules inch forward after failed bill

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:45
grandforksherald - BISMARCK — North Dakota health officials on Wednesday, Aug. 14, approved proposed rules on cottage foods for public comment amid an ongoing dispute over what foods state law allows.

American Wind Week celebrated in Kulm

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:44
grandforksherald - NEAR KULM, N.D. — Xcel Energy invited government officials, construction partners and local landowners to celebrate the Foxtail Wind Project on Wednesday, Aug. 14, in Dickey County, 10 miles south of Kulm.

Mandan Walmart stabbing suspect faces assault, terrorizing charges

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:36
grandforksherald - MANDAN, N.D. — A man accused of using a tool to attack and injure a vendor at the Mandan Walmart is facing two felonies related to the incident.

Woman accused of trespassing at Dakota Zoo headed for trial

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:28
grandforksherald - BISMARCK — The Mandan woman who allegedly approached a Dakota Zoo primate cage, touched a siamang through the cage and took a selfie is scheduled for trial in September.

Minnesota team at Little League World Series: ‘It feels like we’re famous’

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:03
grandforksherald - SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — It was rather somber mood in the Coon Rapids/Andover dugout last weekend when the Minnesota state champ trailed Johnston (Iowa) by four runs in the championship game of the Midwest Regional.

Local expert to discuss impacts of brain injury at Governor's first education summit

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 17:49
grandforksherald - Rebecca Quinn, a local authority on brain injury, is scheduled to address the 2019 Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education on Thursday, Aug. 15 in Jamestown, N.D.

Twins fall to Brewers on late home run

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 17:18
grandforksherald - MILWAUKEE — The Minnesota Twins flirted with trouble for much of the day on Wednesday, Aug. 14.

Grand Forks County resident contracts West Nile virus

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 17:16
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Head-on crash leaves one dead in central Minnesota

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 16:59
grandforksherald - ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — A head-on crash on Highway 29 south of Alexandria, about two miles south of the I-94 interchange, killed one person Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 14.

How Gophers’ Tanner Morgan, opposing QBs rank going into 2019 season

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 16:10
grandforksherald - MINNEAPOLIS ⁠— Gophers redshirt sophomore Tanner Morgan is considered the 10th-best starting quarterback in the Big Ten and the 86th-rated QB in the nation, according to Pro Football Focus.

Vikings rookie Alexander Mattison in driver’s seat for No. 2 running back job

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 16:01
grandforksherald - EAGAN, Minn. — Vikings rookie Alexander Mattison doesn’t like to talk about the backfield battle behind starter Dalvin Cook. He has remained silent about it throughout training camp, and even now with the preseason in full swing, Mattison skillfully jukes the the topic like he’s breaking a tackle in the open field.

Authorities say two found near western Minnesota cemetery died from gunshot wounds

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 15:59
grandforksherald - Both of the deceased were from Sioux Falls

'This is a life or death issue': Advocates urge lawmakers to act on emergency insulin

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 15:43
grandforksherald - As a legislative plan seemed to stall out in the Legislature, people with diabetes and their families called for a quick solution.

Regional drone team doesn't see immediate need for waiver

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 15:40
grandforksherald - Northeast Region Unmanned Aircraft System unit operates in rural areas and controlled scenes where there are no people and line of sight works.

Trophy Room Gallery of Fishing and Hunting Photos

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 15:00
grandforksherald - Do you have a fishing or hunting photo you’d like to share with Herald readers? Send jpeg photos Brad Dokken at bdokken@gfherald.com or mail a photo to Dokken, c/o The Grand Forks Herald, 375 Second Ave. N., Box 6008, Grand Forks ND 58206-6008. Please include the angler’s town of residence and whether the fish was kept or released.

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