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Pedestrian killed when struck by semi near U of M

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 20:16

MINNEAPOLIS — A man trying to cross a Minneapolis street near the University of Minnesota was struck by the side of a semi, knocking him under its trailer Wednesday afternoon,...

'Biggest fan' changed Jason Zucker's life. Wild winger trying to return the favor.

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 20:07

MINNEAPOLIS — Jason Zucker still remembers the first time he walked into the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital nearly two years ago.

He took the elevator adjacent to the...

Man faces more charges for throwing pig's foot into Somali food stand

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 20:01

WILLMAR, Minn. — Two more charges have been filed against a Willmar man accused of throwing a pig's foot onto a farmers market stall operated by Somali vendors.

Joseph Francis...

'It was a moment of niceness that we needed': Soldier's widow shares her call with Trump

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 19:52

Natasha De Alencar had just returned home on April 12 after making T-shirts and pillowcases in her husband's memory when the Army casualty assistance officer told her there was someone...

Demographics behind falling numbers at NCTC

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 19:50
Grand Forks Herald

Dennis Bona, president of Northland Community and Technical College, started his Thursday presentation of the 2017 State of the College by focusing on the positives.

UND lifelong learning program reaches its end

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 19:50
Grand Forks Herald

In the basement auditorium of a Grand Forks retirement community, UND professor Albert Berger was giving a crash course on communism in the western hemisphere.

Not a how-to by any...

Top recruit Alex Reigelsperger made haste in picking Gophers

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 19:45

MINNEAPOLIS — Alex Reigelsperger was disappointed in his older brother's pick in rental cars for their long drive from Dayton, Ohio, to Minneapolis in the wee hours of Saturday morning,...

A firefighter's final farewell in small SD town draws huge crowd

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:31

PRESHO, S.D. — With an American flag draped over the casket, six people carried the late Presho fire chief to the front of a packed gym that included representatives from...

Judge signs agreements for men who rammed DAPL security truck

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:13

MANDAN, N.D. — Two men accused of ramming a pipeline security officer's truck last year will see their cases dismissed if they fulfill pretrial diversion agreements.

Judge Joel Medd signed...

After Vikings practice, Bridgewater says he'll 'definitely' play football this season

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:12

MINNEAPOLIS — Teddy Bridgewater has gone from not knowing if he ever would play again to vowing he will take the field for a game this season.

After being out...

Male camel dies at Minot zoo, joining female who died in spring

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:11

MINOT, N.D. -- With the loss of Roosevelt Park Zoo's 18-year-old male Bactrian camel in late September, the Minot zoo officials are looking into replacing the camels. The female camel...

Capturing a moment: Alum to capture interactive photo at Friday hockey game

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:11
Grand Forks Herald

In about a minute, UND alumnus Jim Blakeway will take hundreds of photos of fans as they wait for the Fighting Hawks men's hockey team to play the Minnesota Golden...

Emergence of versatile Karcz gives Bison defensive line another weapon

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:10

FARGO—It sounds odd because he moves just a couple of feet over on the line of scrimmage, but North Dakota State sophomore Cole Karcz is becoming a two-way player for...

University of Jamestown to appeal $210,000 fine for violations

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:04

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — The University of Jamestown will appeal a $210,000 fine levied by the U.S. Department of Education last month for violating federal laws that require colleges and universities...

Worst drought conditions vacate state

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:00

BISMARCK -- Despite almost no rain reported in October in some parts of North Dakota, the most severe drought conditions receded across the state this past week.

The categories of...

Here is the most popular fast-food chain in Minnesota, North Dakota

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 16:59

There's a clear-cut favorite fast-food chain in the United States and it's not even close.

Lisbon wins tap water taste test in ND

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 16:41

BISMARCK—Lisbon has the best-tasting tap water in North Dakota.

That's according to the results of a taste test at the 89th annual North Dakota Water & Pollution Control Conference in...

Spam is so popular in Hawaii they have to lock it up to keep thieves from stealing it

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:36

Last month in the Pearl City community on Oahu, Safeway customer Arlene Sua watched as a man suddenly grabbed eight cases of Spamand head for the door. She thought "'OK,...

Wetter, colder winter predicted for Minnesota, North Dakota by National Weather Service

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:32

The National Weather Service released its annual weather outlook Thursday, Oct. 19, for the 2017-18 winter weather season, with unfavorable predictions for much of the northern region of the...

Health Matters: Aspirin plus blood-thinners not recommended

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:40
Grand Forks Herald

Q. In a recent column you mentioned that taking a blood-thinning medication along with aspirin can cause excessive bleeding, so taking the two together is done only in certain circumstances....


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