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Carrie Underwood final headliner for 2018 WE Fest

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:52

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Superstar singer Carrie Underwood has been announced as the third and final headliner of next summer's country music festival, WE Fest, in Detroit Lakes.

Jason Aldean...

Commentary: Video: Anti-oil zealots shut down public hearing on Line Three Pipeline

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:43

The political extremists in the anti-oil movement have promised to make Enbridge’s Line 3 replacement project into the next #NoDAPL movement.

Given that the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline...

Applying science to life, students release monarch butterflies into the wild

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:25

CLOQUET, Minn. — A seventh-grade Cloquet Middle School science class laughed with glee as they sent their monarch butterflies into the air to freedom and, hopefully, Mexico.

Many of the...

Pilot survives with minor injuries after plane crashes near Willmar, Minn.

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:21

WILLMAR, Minn. — The Federal Aviation Administration issued a preliminary report Thursday, Oct. 19, that a plane crashed the previous day in a field near the Wastewater Treatwater Facility,...

Lucia: 'All you've got to do is YouTube"

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 11:33
Grand Forks HeraldMinnesota coach Don Lucia was asked Wednesday, Oct.

Tinkering with a Midwest favorite: Cinnamon Scotcheroos shake things up

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 11:01

Every once in a while I'm reminded that not everyone lives life the way we do in the upper Midwest. And nowhere is that more evident than in the kitchen....

Target to remodel more stores as chain seeks edge over Wal-Mart

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 10:45

Target is stepping up its plan to remodel stores, a bid to regain its cachet and fend off incursions by Wal-Mart Stores and

The retailer now plans to revamp...

Hundreds of police to be deployed for Richard Spencer university speaking event

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 10:39

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The University of Florida is bracing for the possibility that thousands of demonstrators will descend Thursday to protest a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer even as...

71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 10:37

The vast majority of 17,000 U.S. workers in 19 industries who participated in a survey conducted by the nonprofit group Mental Health America and the Faas Foundation said they are...

Fire destroys abandoned farmhouse

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:38
Grand Forks Herald

ERSKINE, Minn.—A blaze has destroyed an abandoned farmhouse in Polk County.

Emergency staff responded to the fire at 7:09 p.m. Wednesday at 21814 290th St. S.E., about 6 miles north...

Schlossman: More Gopher tickets on sale today

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:30
Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota has returned some tickets from its allotment — traditionally used to pass out to families of players and staff members — and they will go on sale at 10...

Minn. blames assisted living facility in resident's death

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:25

ROSEVILLE, Minn. — The resident was fine when Sunrise Assisted Living staff checked in around 9 p.m. When staff returned around 12:30 a.m., the resident's neck was wedged between a...

Not so hot: Summer temps only half-degree above normal

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 08:18
Grand Forks Herald

The summer of 2017 likely won't fatten any record books. Only one single-day record was set, and temperatures for the season balanced out close to normal.

Jim Kaiser, meteorologist for...

Mexicans see models of Trump's 'impenetrable' wall, and they're not impressed.

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 07:40

SAN DIEGO -- The prototypes of the Trump border wall are taking shape this month in a sun-baked swath of scrubland abutting a run-down neighborhood of Tijuana. Lined up next...

Letter: Hog operation comes with consequences

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 07:17
Grand Forks Herald

To the editor,

A factory hog operation has been proposed less than one mile from the Devils Lake shore. Yearly, this facility would house over 100,000 pigs and produce over...

'This is very alarming!': Flying insects vanish from nature preserves

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 07:16

Not long ago, a lengthy drive on a hot day wouldn't be complete without scraping bug guts off a windshield. But splattered insects have gone the way of the Chevy...

Our view: More national UAS attention better for base

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 06:18
Grand Forks Herald

Herald editorial board

So much is happening in the world of unmanned aerial systems, and so much of it is happening beneath the national — and even local — radar....

Cloquet City Council gives interim police chief the permanent job

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 05:56

CLOQUET, Minn. — In a surprise move, Mayor Dave Hallback and the Cloquet City Council voted 4-3 Tuesday, Oct. 17, to remove the "interim" title and appoint former police Sgt....

Tattoo'd lady: 'American Pickers' star talks tats, bikes and burlesque ahead of Fargo show

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 05:24

FARGO—On the surface, Danielle Colby may seem like a great fit as the featured guest of this weekend's tattoo and motorcycle show at the Scheels Arena in Fargo known as...

Two hearings, two distinct messages in northern Minn. on Enbridge's Line 3

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 01:43

DULUTH, Minn.—"Build it," the early crowd said. "No way," was the chorus as the sun went down while the state lent its ear to Duluth-Superior to hear how residents felt...


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