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Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:27

NEW YORK—The Philadelphia 76ers selected University of Washington guard Markelle Fultz with the first overall pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday, bolstering the team's young core by adding the...

Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose Endangered Species protection

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:24

SALMON, Idaho - Grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park will be stripped of Endangered Species Act safeguards this summer, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced on Thursday, June...

Man charged in Michigan airport stabbing tried to buy a gun before attack

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:18

A Montreal man charged with stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport Wednesday tried to buy a gun before the attack but was denied, authorities said...

UMD freshman-to-be Samberg moving up the NHL Draft board

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:10

DULUTH, Minn. — A little more than a year ago, Dylan Samberg had a simple plan for his senior season at Hermantown High School.

The first step involved winning a...

UPDATE: Timberwolves acquire All-Star Butler from Bulls, give up LaVine, Dunn

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:06

MINNEAPOLIS -- After 14 months of relative inactivity, Tom Thibodeau made what may be the biggest splash in Timberwolves history on Thursday night.
Minnesota acquired all-star forward Jimmy Butler...

U.S. Tax Court judge, husband from Minnesota sent to prison for claiming 9 vacations as ‘business expenses’

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 20:53

ST. PAUL -- A former U.S. Tax Court judge and her husband recorded nine vacations as “business expenses.” On Thursday, they were convicted of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. and...

Grand Forks EDC award named after Klaus Thiessen

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

The man who has led the Grand Forks Economic Development Corp. for more than a decade received a special award Thursday night that will bear his name in the future....

ND soybean processors anticipates local supply

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 19:10

SPIRITWOOD, N.D. — The North Dakota Soybean Processors crushing plant planned for the Spiritwood Energy Park Association industrial park will likely get all the soybeans it needs locally, according to...

Food seized from Minnesota warehouse due to infestation of rodents, birds and insects

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 19:08

ST. PAUL—Federal officials seized food from a St. Paul warehouse alleging that rodents, live birds and insects had infested the facility.

U.S. Marshals seized about $73,000 worth of food on...

Grand Forks airport to demolish buildings, update facilities

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:55
Grand Forks Herald

The landscape of Grand Forks' airport will change as it prepares to demolish buildings ahead of adding new, updated facilities.

The Grand Forks International Airport Board voted Thursday to approve...

Man hit by Amtrak train in downtown Fargo

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:53
FCCNNFARGO – A man was hit by an Amtrak train early Thursday morning, June 22, in downtown Fargo.

It happened about 2 a.m. in the 500 block of Roberts Street....

Man pulled from southeast ND slough dies

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:49
FCCNNCOGSWELL, N.D. – A 57-year-old man has died after he went underwater in a Sargent County slough Sunday night, June 18, authorities said.

William VanderVoort, of rural Gwinner, was swimming...

Hoeven not ready to weigh in on Senate health bill

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:32
Grand Forks Herald

WASHINGTON—Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., is reserving judgement on a draft of a new health care bill unveiled Thursday that would largely replace the Affordable Care Act and restructure Medicaid, telling...

WATCH: ACLU releases video showing 'excessive force' by southwest Minnesota drug task force agent

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:13

WORTHINGTON — A video showing a southwest Minnesota drug task force agent using excessive force last year against Worthington resident Anthony Promvongsa after an off-duty police officer made a...

New Thief River Falls jail will have triple the capacity

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:06
Grand Forks Herald

THIEF RIVER FALLS — Construction is off to a good start on the Pennington County Regional Justice Center here, and law and justice officials already are looking forward to the...

Knowing road rules prevents bicycle-vehicle accidents

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 17:56
Grand Forks Herald

When it comes to biking or driving around bicycles in Grand Forks, keep these thoughts in mind: know the rules of the road, be visible, be predictable and pay attention...

John Heneman, pillar of Warroad community, dies at 93

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:51
Grand Forks Herald

WARROAD, Minn.—They called him Red Leader, for the reddish hair he sported in younger days, and in this community on the southwest shore of Lake of the Woods, John Heneman...

John Oliver sued by coal CEO claiming 'character assassination'

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:44

John Oliver -- and a giant squirrel -- made the king of coal seriously angry.

Robert Murray, the CEO of one of America's largest coal companies, filed a defamation lawsuit...

Battle escalates over mining moratorium near Boundary Waters

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:38

DULUTH, Minn. — Conservation, hunting and angling groups are battling back against U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan's effort to undo a moratorium on mining on federal land near the Boundary Waters...

Police investigating potential serious shaken baby incident involving 4-month-old baby

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:17
FCCNNDICKINSON, N.D.-- Dickinson police are investigating a potential shaken baby incident that occurred earlier this week where a 4-month-old baby was life-flighted to a Fargo hospital in critical condition.



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