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Minnesota Duluth holds off Michigan Tech in hockey

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 21:41

HOUGHTON — Last March, Michigan Tech aided Minnesota Duluth's last-ditch effort to get into the NCAA tournament by defeating rival Northern Michigan in the WCHA championship.

On Friday, the Bulldogs...

Austin to host 2019 Minnesota Governor's Pheasant Hunting Opener

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 21:38

LUVERNE, Minn. -- The city of Austin will host the 2019 Minnesota Governor's Pheasant Hunting Opener.

The announcement was made Friday evening during the governor's banquet in Luverne.


32 cases being dismissed after Minnesota detective found to have falsified search warrant

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 21:35

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- An Eden Prairie police detective lied on a drug case search warrant and as a result, authorities say 32 cases will be dismissed by the...

Agreement saves deer hides program in Minnesota

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 19:25

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.—It took some last-minute wrangling, but the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association's popular Hides for Habitat program will go on this fall as scheduled, officials say. That appeared...

Minnesota man with warrants jumps from 8th floor, survives

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 19:23

ST. PAUL—A 27-year-old man had three warrants and perhaps nine lives.

When a bail-bonds crew went to a St. Paul apartment, looking for Travis Cortez Blanche, he jumped out an...

Texas judge rules Indian Child Welfare Act unconstitutional: Ruling could have national impact

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 19:02

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Some Bemidji-area American Indian leaders decried a recent Texas court ruling that could have national implications.

A federal judge ruled last week that the Indian Child Welfare...

Police searching for cars involved in apparent road rage incident

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 19:00
Grand Forks HeraldGrand Forks police are looking for two cars involved in an apparent road rage incident that left a car damaged Friday afternoon. 

NCHC PART 2: Building the league and a re-do at commissioner

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 18:38
Grand Forks Herald

(Editor's note: This is Part 2 of a three-part series on how the NCHC was formed and how it got to where it is today as college hockey's dominant conference.)...

MNsure CEO talks decreases in health care premiums

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 18:38

BEMIDJI—Individuals looking for insurance policies during Minnesota's open enrollment period that starts Nov. 1 should see a significant cost decrease from years past, MNsure's top official said Friday, Oct. 12....

Minnesota Cold Weather Rule begins Monday

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 18:20

ST. PAUL -- Starting Monday, a Minnesota law kicks in to provide warmth for residents who cannot pay their heating bills.

Beginning Oct. 15 and running through April 15, Minnesota’s...

Train, semi collide near Fosston

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 18:17
Grand Forks Herald

FOSSTON, Minn. -- Law enforcement agencies are investigating a Friday afternoon collision that involved a semi and train.

The Minnesota State Patrol was seen at the scene of the crash...

Recreational marijuana opponents have more campaign cash, but supporters say they have major online presence

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 18:11

FARGO — A printing shop was a busy place this week as a group opposing legalizing medical marijuana was having fliers printed — almost 350,000 of them — giving their...

North Dakota sees lowest number of resettled refugees in years

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 17:50

FARGO — North Dakota, along with the rest of the U.S., saw a significant drop in the number of refugees resettled in the state in 2018, Lutheran Social Services of...

Grand Forks to vote on temporary gravel parking lot for Altru

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 16:48
Grand Forks Herald

Altru Health System has asked Grand Forks leaders for permission to build a temporary gravel parking lot near Sertoma Park for hospital staff that would last three years.

City Council...

Man rescues 3 hunters, 2 dogs after boat capsizes in frigid waters of Minnesota lake

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 16:29

GARRISON, Minn.—Little did 71-year-old John J. Pufahl know when he woke up the morning of Friday, Oct. 12, he would be called a hero.

But that is exactly what the...

Boy, 12, cited for assault on ND school bus driver; mom faces charges

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 16:28

MANDAN, N.D. -- A 12-year-old boy reportedly got involved between a verbal dispute between his mother and a Mandan school bus driver Wednesday, with the boy allegedly assaulting the 73-year-old...

Officers shot teen in self-defense in Twin Cities suburb, report says

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 15:59

CHANHASSEN, Minn. — The Carver County Attorney's office has determined two sheriff's department officers who shot a 16-year-old boy outside his home in the western Twin Cities suburb of Chanhassen...

ND rancher's Nokota horse herd to be sold

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 15:45

FARGO — The largest herd of Nokota horses is being dispersed.

The herd was the lifetime work of Leo Kuntz, a 69-year-old rancher near Linton, N.D., who died unexpectedly from...

Short-term solution for grandstand will be decided Tuesday

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 15:42
Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks County will come to a short-term solution next week regarding the historic grandstand at River Cities Speedway.

The Fairground Grandstand committee met Thursday night and heard multiple suggestions...

Thefts reported at yoga studios in Fargo, Grand Forks

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 15:42
Grand Forks Herald

Police are investigating reported thefts at two yoga studios with the same name that apparently happened the same day in Fargo and Grand Forks.

The Fargo Police Department confirmed it...


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