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Former FBI director James Comey urges votes for Democrats this fall

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:39

WASHINGTON - James Comey, the FBI director fired last year by President Donald Trump, is urging voters to support Democrats in this year's congressional elections.

Comey, until recently a Republican,...

Team USA, Lamoureux up for ESPY awards

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:29
Grand Forks Herald

ESPN’s ESPY awards air at 7 p.m. Central, July 18, and regional olympians Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux of Grand Forks and Gigi Marvin or Warroad are up for several awards...

Missing boy, 7, found dead in southeastern Minn. pond

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:28

DODGE CENTER, Minn. -- Authorities say a missing 7-year-old boy was found dead in a rural southeastern Minnesota pond, where he had gone swimming with friends on Tuesday afternoon, July...

Videos show officers shooting through their windshields. Should they?

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:28

"Watch out! Shots fired!" Officer William Umana shouted through his radio to his fellow Las Vegas police officers pursuing a black SUV containing two shooting suspects.


Salmonella Sandiego outbreak in Minn. linked to Hy-Vee's Spring Pasta Salad

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:53

ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Department of Health is warning consumers to not eat Spring Pasta Salad from Hy-Vee if it was purchased before July 17.

Six of seven cases in a...

Arizona WR Fitzgerald meets his No. 1 fan, a 7-year-old SD boy

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:48

TEMPE, Ariz.—On June 12, the Arizona Cardinals capped off mini-camp practice with a new play: "Tennyson right."

It was the perfect play for the 7-year-old southeastern South Dakota boy.


An Alabama man walked almost 20 miles to his new job. When his boss found out, he gave him a car.

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 09:55

Walter Carr sent his friends a flurry of increasingly pleading text messages. The college student's car had broken down, and he was supposed to begin his new job as a...

Exploitation charges dropped against 50-year-old in Williston

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 09:53

WILLISTON, N.D. -- A judge on Tuesday dismissed a charge of exploitation of a vulnerable adult just before testimony was set to begin in the trial of a woman accused...

Frazee firefighter shares his story to help others suffering from PTSD

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 09:49

FRAZEE Minn. - Over the last year, more first responders have died by suicide, than in the line of duty. That startling statistic from a recent study has one man...

Minneapolis day care provider who hanged toddler receives 10 years of probation

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 08:20

A Minneapolis day care provider accused of hanging a toddler in her home was sentenced to 10 years’ probation on Monday, according to the Hennepin County attorney’s office.

Nataliia Karia,...

Thai soccer players and coach speak publicly for first time since their rescue from flooded cave

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 08:15

CHIANG RAI, Thailand - With a routine of digging, breaks for water and meditation, a group of young Thai soccer players and their coach stayed alive while trapped in a...

Three men charged with stealing Christmas tree to pay for cutting down tree

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 07:42

NORTH FARGO - The three men charged in connection with stealing a Colorado Blue Spruce tree last Christmas, won't go to jail, but they will pay up. 

It's an update...

UND Police officer credited with saving choking child

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 07:41
Grand Forks Herald

A UND Police officer saved a young child from choking Tuesday, according to the department's social media posts.

"Sgt. Ortega was dispatched to a residence where a small child was...

Bodies of 95 black forced-labor prisoners from Jim Crow era unearthed in Sugar Land after one man's quest

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 07:18

Today the city of Sugar Land is a sprawling suburb southwest of Houston, home to Imperial Sugar Co., shopping malls and endless cul-de-sacs. But, more than a century ago, it...

Community raises $20,000 for hospice care

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 07:13

GRAND FORKS - On Tuesday, community members raised more than $20,000 for Altru’s Hospice care.

On Tuesday afternoon, Choice Financial held its first ever patriotic party to raise money for...

Grand Forks School District switches over to YouTube to broadcast meetings

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 07:05

GRAND FORKS - If you’d like to view the school board meetings, from now on, you’ll need to trade in your TV for a tablet.

As of this week, the...

Why an accused Russian agent visited a public school, university and summer camp in South Dakota

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 07:02

More than three years before she was arrested on the accusation of being a covert Russian agent, Maria Butina gave a guest lecture to about a dozen students munching pizza...


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