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No more cheeseburgers: McDonald's announces 'healthy' changes to its Happy Meal

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 15:18

McDonald's Happy Meal is about to get a makeover. On Thursday, the fast-food chain announced new nutrition standards for its kids' meals and a series of upcoming menu swaps designed...

For U.S. and Canada women's hockey, even meaningless games mean everything

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 15:01

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Goaltender Genevieve Lacasse was not visible amid the mess of American and Canadians around her, wrestling first for the puck, which the Americans had pushed to...

He meant to text his wife about his girlfriend's murder. He messaged a detective instead.

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 13:58

South Florida investigators believed David Romig's story was questionable from the start.

When Marion County Sheriff's officials arrived Jan. 30 at Romig's house in Dunnellon, Florida, in response to reports...

Gophers' Reggie Lynch declines to attend ‘unfair’ appeals hearings, accepts expulsion

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 13:43

Gophers basketball player Reggie Lynch has declined to attend appeals hearings today and Monday and accepted the findings of a school investigation that determined he was responsible for two sexual...

Florida shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz: Guns, depression and a life in trouble

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 13:20

A teen who went to middle school with Nikolas Cruz at first thought there was maybe something "a little off about him. But it was nothing alarming."

Then, as Cruz...

Trump calls Florida suspect 'mentally disturbed,' does not mention gun control

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 13:13

In a televised address at the White House, Trump focused his response on the need for the nation to offer more support for young people who feel isolated a day...

UND's Kennedy to interview for president job at Florida university

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:16
Grand Forks Herald

UND President Mark Kennedy will be interviewing for a new job, according to a Thursday statement.

Kennedy announced in an email that he has been nominated to a pool...

Administration is 'doing everything in our power' to stop bipartisan immigration plan, official says

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:14

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and senior administration officials were working furiously Thursday to scuttle a bipartisan plan to deal with young undocumented immigrants and boost border security as a...

Shiffrin wins gold in perfect start to Olympic quest

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:59

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — American Mikaela Shiffrin put on a show of grace, power and consistency to win her first gold of the Pyeongchang Olympics in the women's giant slalom...

The insanity of ski jumping: Where on earth did this sport come from?

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:41
Grand Forks Herald

Kevin Bickner, an Olympian from Illinois, pointed to his brain and stated the obvious.

"You have to have something loose up here," he told Minnesota's Star Tribune the other day,...

Mnuchin calls on Congress to look into gun violence, breaking with rest of White House

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:37

WASHINGTON - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday called on Congress to look into issues related to gun violence less than 24 hours after 17 people were killed in a...

Cramer to hold 'US Senate campaign rally' Friday

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 09:39

BISMARCK—North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer will hold a rally at a Bismarck hotel Friday, Feb. 16, seemingly confirming the third-term Republican congressman will launch a U.S. Senate bid.

A Facebook...

Grand Forks almost sets high temp record for Valentine's Day, but colder weather returns

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 08:56
Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks was just shy of setting a daily high temperature record Wednesday, but the brief relief will turn into much colder weather, meteorologists said.

The National Weather Service reported...

Commentary: The mass shooting as a medium for extremists and the disaffected

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 08:27

Yesterday all too familiar news broke about another mass shooting. This time at a high school in Florida. This morning the alleged shooter, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, has been charged with...

Our view: Good speech, but don't bury lead

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 08:23
Grand Forks Herald

When Mayor Mike Brown speaks, listeners tend to be enamored by his genuine boosterism. It's hard not to be. But because of that great admiration for Grand Forks, our mayor...

Schlossman: Jones to make trip to Omaha

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 08:21
Grand Forks Herald

UND junior Nick Jones, who was the team’s leading forward scorer when he went down with an injury three weeks ago, will make the trip to Omaha this weekend.

Jones is...

Letter: Cramer plays voters, media for fools

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 08:21
Grand Forks Herald

To the editor,

You know, I've got to hand it to Congressman Kevin Cramer.

I haven't seen a performance like this since Brett Favre publicly contemplated retirement year after year...

DOT issues travel alert for northeast North Dakota

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 07:20
Grand Forks Herald

A travel alert has been issued for northeast North Dakota.

The State Department of Transportation issued the alert Thursday morning due to snow and blowing snow causing reduced visibility and...

Letter: Take a different look at abortion

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 07:20
Grand Forks Herald

To the editor,

I need to reply to Don Kuznia's letter of Feb. 10 ("Too many refuse to protect the unborn"). His is an all-too-familiar argument: Get rid of those...


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