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Mayo Clinic will send 100,000 DNA samples to drug maker

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 08:00
grandforksherald - ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic's Biobank is preparing to start sending the genetic code of 100,000 patients to a private drug maker as part of an "exchange."

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio chats

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 07:06
grandforksherald - The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told where the audio was recorded or how it was obtained -- only to transcribe it, said the people, who requested anonymity for fear of losing their jobs.

Winners selected for Minnesota trout and walleye stamp contests

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 07:00
grandforksherald - First-time winners to have artwork featured on 2020 habitat stamps

Lloyd Omdahl: Committee has more votes than voters

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 06:03
grandforksherald - Chairman Ork Dorken scanned the town’s electors gathered in the community hall for the quadrennial testing of the presidential waters with a seminar on voting.

Our view: No obsession, but simple interest in race

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 06:00
grandforksherald - Heidi Heitkamp won’t be running for governor in 2020. The former U.S. senator confirmed it during an interview last week with the Bismarck Tribune, likely ending speculation that she’ll join the race and go up against incumbent Doug Burgum.

DEA data shows unusually high shipments of opioids to small-town Minnesota

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 05:45
grandforksherald - Pills were shipped in highest concentrations per capita to northern Minnesota during height of epidemic

Quality surveillance images helped Grand Forks police quickly identify man in theft case

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 05:00
grandforksherald - GRAND FORKS — When Grand Forks police posted a picture online Monday, Aug. 12, of a man who allegedly stole money from an apartment laundry room, they knew who he was within hours thanks to a high-resolution camera.

Port: Maybe partisanship wasn’t such a bad thing

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 01:00
grandforksherald - MINOT, N.D. — The modern dysfunctions of American politics are not the product of partisanship but rather a lack of it.

Former Rushford-Peterson star to play football for Gophers

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 23:57
grandforksherald - MINNEAPOLIS — Former Rushford-Peterson athletic sensation Noah Carlson is trading in his track and field spikes for football ones.

Gonzalez's homer pushes Twins over Brewers

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 23:24
grandforksherald - MILWAUKEE — Marwin Gonzalez hit a three-run go-ahead home run off Josh Hader in the eighth inning and Mitch Garver also homered as the visiting Minnesota Twins moved back into first place in the American League Central by rallying to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers, 7-5, on Tuesday night Aug. 13.

Rochester pair charged in federal court with making child pornography

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 22:26
grandforksherald - ST. PAUL — A Rochester man and woman have been federally charged for allegedly making child pornography.

Lynx overcomes Allen's 28 in road win at Liberty

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 20:54
grandforksherald - NEW YORK -- Odyssey Sims had 17 points and six assists and the visiting Minnesota Lynx overcame a career night from Rebecca Allen to down the New York Liberty 89-73 on Tuesday, Aug. 13.

As vaping increases, Minnesota officials see disturbing link to severe lung injuries

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 20:52
grandforksherald - ST. PAUL — Four cases of severe lung injury in Minnesota that may be related to vaping have state health officials concerned that what’s been billed by some as a relatively harmless substitution for smoking has hidden dangers, especially among young people.

Twins reliever Dyson returns from injured list

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 20:43
grandforksherald - MINNEAPOLIS -- Sam Dyson didn’t make the first impression he would have hoped for. His second impression didn’t go how he would have liked, either.

Anthrax confirmed in eastern Billings County; Agriculture Department cautions producers

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 20:27
grandforksherald - BILLINGS COUNTY, N.D. — North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring confirmed in a release on Monday the presence of anthrax in a herd of cattle in a pasture in eastern Billings County.

East Grand Forks to wait for ice arena study as it considers a new sales tax

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 20:25
grandforksherald - East Grand Forks leaders are set to wait on the results of an ice arena study they commissioned in June before they further consider replacing an expiring sales tax with a new one.

Vikings' Tashawn Bower optimistic about returning this season after suffering torn Achilles in March

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 20:04
grandforksherald - EAGAN, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings defensive end Tashawn Bower, who suffered a torn left Achilles tendon in March, said Tuesday, Aug. 13, he is ahead of schedule in his recovery and optimistic he will play at some point this season.

Long-awaited medical marijuana dispensary opens in Bismarck

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 20:00
grandforksherald - BISMARCK — Erin Olander was one of the first patients to receive medical marijuana from a dispensary in Bismarck. She came early Tuesday, Aug. 13, because she figured there would be a line.

Stocks rise as postponement of new China tariffs to Dec. 15 is announced

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 19:50
grandforksherald - Postponing tariffs on cellphones, laptops and footwear reflects concerns about the trade war's potential impact on the U.S. economy.

Klobuchar and other candidates are not polling well. But at the Iowa State Fair, they're stars.

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 19:25
grandforksherald - Hopefuls who have struggled suddenly find themselves surrounded by voters - and the press.

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