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Minn. lawmakers hear more horror stories about vehicle licensing bureau

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 21:16

ST. PAUL—Minnesota lawmakers got an earful Wednesday about the beleaguered new computer system intended to make life easier for anyone needing to deal with license plates and vehicle titles.


Cam Johnson returns to practice, but status is in question for DU series

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 21:05
Grand Forks Herald

Cam Johnson put on his new goalie mask Wednesday, skated out to the crease and took up his usual spot.

The UND starting goaltender is back at practice.

Will he...

Dayton orders task force to look into elder abuse following 'appalling' reports of neglect, assault and theft

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 21:01

ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton said he will form a task force to find out why the state of Minnesota has failed to investigate thousands of complaints of theft,...

With more ice time, Wild's Gustav Olofsson proving he belongs

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 20:06

ST. PAUL — Wild defenseman Gustav Olofsson admitted earlier this season that it was tough to stay positive when he wasn't getting consistent playing time.

"I tend to get in...

Nats' Scherzer, Indians' Kluber win Cy Young Awards

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 20:01

Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer won his second consecutive Cy Young Award as the National League's top pitcher on Wednesday while Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians took home American...

With continued success, UND volleyball enjoys growth spurt

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 20:00
Grand Forks Herald

Sydney Griffin, UND volleyball senior and defending Big Sky Conference Most Valuable Player, walked into the school's football game at the Alerus Center last Saturday after the volleyball team's final...

Two more women accuse Roy Moore of pursuing them

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 19:57

Gena Richardson says she was a high school senior working in the men's department of Sears at the Gadsden Mall when a man approached her and introduced himself as Roy...

With funding uncertain, Minnesota State sets out to build $150M records system for colleges, universities

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 19:50

ST. PAUL — Minnesota State is embarking on a six-year, $150 million overhaul of its computerized records system and hoping the Legislature will cover much of the cost.

Trustees for...

MNsure sign-ups on pace for at least 5 percent growth

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 19:47

ST. PAUL — Health insurance sign-ups through MNsure, the state's individual insurance marketplace, are off to a strong start in the first two weeks of open enrollment.

As of Tuesday,...

Grand Forks principals reach contract agreement

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 19:47
Grand Forks Herald

The negotiating team representing about two dozen Grand Forks school principals reluctantly accepted the terms of a one-year contract offered by the Grand Forks School Board's negotiating team at a...

Natural gas flaring exceeds state's limits in September; oil output up

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 19:38

BISMARCK—Oil companies flared 17 percent of natural gas produced in September, exceeding the state's flaring targets for the first time since they were adopted three years ago.

Director of Mineral...

Few details available in Devils Lake stabbing death

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 19:23
Grand Forks Herald

DEVILS LAKE-- Details are scarce on an investigation into the death of a woman who was brought to a hospital in Devils Lake Tuesday morning after she was stabbed.


ACLU sues Minnesota police department for excessive force claims following traffic stop

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 16:39

WORTHINGTON, Minn. -- Allegations of excessive force after a traffic stop in Worthington are the center of a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota.

In a news release,...

Cowboys' Elliott withdraws appeal, will serve ban

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 16:35

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has withdrawn his appeal of his six-game suspension for violating the league's personal conduct policy, his agents announced in a statement on Wednesday.


Four women fought off a robber at a restaurant. 'You guys are crazy,' police told them.

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:30

It was a normal early morning at Tony's Breakfast in Northeast Washington on Nov. 7 when, out of nowhere, a man lunged across the counter and grabbed for the cash...

Bomb team investigates suspicious bag at Grand Forks Wal-Mart

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:19
Grand Forks Herald

A Grand Forks Police bomb unit responded to the Wal-Mart in south Grand Forks Wednesday after someone reported a suspicious package there.

According to Police Lt. Bill Macki, a briefcase...

Lethal injection delayed after execution team couldn't find convicted killer's vein

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:15

The execution of a chronically ill inmate in Ohio has been delayed after several unsuccessful attempts to find a vein to inject lethal drugs.

In a rare move, Ohio Gov....

Commentary: Tweet leads to confusion about whether blogger swiped Governor Doug Burgum’s Main Street initiative domain

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:47

UPDATE: Just got this from Burgum spokesman Mike Nowatzki:

I saw your post on the Main Street Initiative website. The problem isn’t that the domain wasn’t registered, it’s that the wrong...


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