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Trump condemns fatal Oregon stabbings; says victims stood against hate

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 15:28

PORTLAND - President Donald Trump on Monday condemned the fatal stabbings of two Good Samaritans who tried to stop a man from harassing a pair of women who appeared to...

Snubs and slights are part of the job in Trump's White House

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 14:49

WASHINGTON - White House press secretary Sean Spicer was giddy at the thought of meeting Pope Francis during President Trump's first trip abroad, telling acquaintances that for him, a devout...

Possible bomb threat reported at Wal-Mart in Detroit Lakes

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 14:46

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- Authorities are on scene investigating a possible bomb threat at the Detroit Lakes Wal Mart.

The store is located off Highway 10 on the west side...

The Putin-Macron handshake the world was waiting for

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 14:28

As Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived at the Versailles Palace on Monday to meet Emmanuel Macron, the recently elected leader of France, all eyes were on the handshake.

Macron had...

ATV rider injured in rollover crash near Lisbon, charged with DUI

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 11:44

LISBON, N.D. — A 24-year-old man hurt in an all-terrain vehicle crash near here Sunday, May 28, was charged with drunken driving, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.


1 killed, 4 injured in early Monday crash near Duluth

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 11:21

DULUTH — One person was killed and four others were injured in a single-vehicle crash early Monday, May 29, in Solway Township west of Duluth. Alcohol is believed to be...

Tiger Woods arrested on suspicion of DUI

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 11:20

Tiger Woods was arrested and charged with driving under the influence early Monday morning in Jupiter, Fla.

Woods, a Jupiter Island resident, was taken into custody at 3 a.m. ET,...

Shake it 'til you make it: 3 cocktails to kick off summer

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 10:32

It's that time of year.

We bask in the sun, breathe in the fresh air and exhale a sigh of relief as we lounge outdoors with a cold drink —...

Dating via Twitter? Yes, it's possible

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 09:45

Ali Garland wasn't expecting to meet her husband when she sent out an innocuous tweet in the summer of 2010. "I just bought a domain," she wrote. "Now I just...

Two men stabbed to death on Oregon train trying to stop anti-Muslim rant

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 09:37

PORTLAND - A man fatally stabbed two passengers aboard a Portland, Oregon, commuter train after they tried to stop him from harassing two young women who appeared to be Muslim,...

Shovel, brick collected after assault of 2 teens

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 08:37

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A 43-year-old Moorhead man was arrested after two teens reported being beaten a shovel and brick early Monday, May 29.

Police arrested Jerome Walker, who was booked...

Breaking down fat: The good, the bad and the healthy

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 08:08

Does trying to make sense of what is really true in the world of diet and nutrition make your head spin? You are not alone.

Let's focus on fat, maligned...

North Korea fires Scud-class ballistic missile, Japan protests

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 08:02

SEOUL - North Korea fired at least one short-range ballistic missile on Monday that landed in the sea off its east coast, the latest in a fast-paced series of missile...

Trump says North Korea shows 'great disrespect' to China with missile

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 07:55

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said North Korea showed disrespect to its major ally China after it fired a short-range ballistic missile on Monday that landed in the sea...

Our View: Memorial Day is a day to say 'thank you'

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 07:00
Grand Forks Herald

In honor of Memorial Day, the Herald published a special section in Sunday’s edition that included a list of the hundreds of area men who have died in battle since...

At Minnesota lakes country retreat, military widows forge lasting connections

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 06:50

FARGO — As members of the North Dakota Air National Guard here in 2011, Matt and Micaela Brancato lost two dear friends within a span of just two months.


Homeless advocates relieved, still worried about ND funding for homeless shelters

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 06:30

FARGO—The recently concluded North Dakota legislative session brought a mixed bag of results for homeless shelters and advocates in the state.

Legislators allocated $300,000 to the North Dakota Homeless Grant...

Dangerous invader: Weed known as Palmer amaranth reaches Upper Midwest

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 06:27

Jason Bond has been battling Palmer amaranth for years. And he has this advice for Upper Midwest farmers encountering the weed for the first time.

"If I was a farmer...

ND Beef Commission puts up $590,000 for beef research

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 06:24

BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Beef Commission is using funds from an additional $1-per-head fee assessed on beef animals sold in the state to fund $590,000 in beef research....

Dylan group infuses art, music into Hibbing

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 06:00

HIBBING, Minn. — Partygoers in Hibbing celebrated Bob Dylan's birthday on Wednesday with a dinner buffet and live music by local group Cowboy Angel Blue.


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