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Melania Trump released from hospital, returns to White House in 'high spirits'

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 10:31

WASHINGTON - First lady Melania Trump was released from the hospital Saturday morning, after undergoing a kidney procedure earlier in the week, and returned to the White House "in high...

Loeffler claims men's Fargo Half-Marathon title, Stoltenburg wins women's race

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 10:26

FARGO -- Eric Loeffler thought his chances to win the men’s half-marathon at the Sanford Fargo Marathon on Saturday were slipping away early in the race.

Those thoughts were wrong....

Bison runner Bostrom, Hawkins earn Fargo Marathon 10K victories

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 10:18

FARGO -- Katie Bostrom had simple goals for the women’s 10K race at the Sanford Fargo Marathon: The Fargo South graduate wanted to make it through the race and also...

Houston Texans' J.J. Watt to pay for funerals of Santa Fe shooting victims

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 10:07

Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt told officials at Santa Fe High School that he will pay funeral costs for the victims of Friday's mass shooting, according to multiple...

Woodbury's Eric Miller enjoying time at home with Minnesota United

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 10:00

WOODBURY, Minn. — Eric Miller grew up a wide-eyed, soccer-loving kid in Woodbury, but as an MLS pro, he sometimes felt more like a mercenary.

After a collegiate career at...

'I always felt it would eventually happen here': A Santa Fe High School survivor's reaction to the shooting

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 09:30

Paige Curry tried to keep calm Friday morning as a gunman tore through her Santa Fe High School, eventually killing 10 people and injuring another 10. The 17-year-old watched as...

Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 09:18

Dear Carol: My dad cared for Mom for seven years until she died from Alzheimer's. Now, Dad needs a little help. He knows how hard caregiving can be, and with...

Secret FBI source for Russia probe met with three Trump advisers during campaign

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 09:11

In mid-July 2016, a retired American professor approached an adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign at a symposium about the White House race held at a British university.

The professor...

Busier than ever since taking Gophers job, Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen feels rejuvenated

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 09:00

MINNEAPOLIS — It's a little past 7:30 a.m. on a nondescript morning in the middle of May and a tired Lindsay Whalen is about to start another double shift.


What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 08:51

Q: We had 17 spruce transplanted a few years ago into our new lot. They are about 10 feet tall. What do all the pine cones mean? — Pamela Sweeney,...

Name changes: Where does it end?

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 08:39
Grand Forks Herald

To the editor,

I read that St. Paul is considering changing the name of Monroe High School because President Monroe once owned slaves. Some alums are upset. Alums do get...

Commentary: Soul of house that once was ND's first abortion facility has stories that are hard to face

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 08:39

I've said before; houses have souls.

Not in the strictest sense of the word, but if a house represents the people who've dwelled in it, its soul would be keeper...

Two charged in central Minnesota bar attack

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 08:37

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Manslaughter charges have been filed against two men in connection with the May 5 assault of Steven “Beaver” Hlinsky of Forada, the Douglas County Attorney’s Office announced...

Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 08:37

Which category of gardener are you? We fall into two groups when anxiously surveying our plantings every spring to see if shrubs, perennials and trees safely navigated winter.

Some gardeners...

AgweekTV: Biotech Labeling

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 08:30

USDA releases biotech labeling draft and hopes to implement rule by late summer.

Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on


ND Envirothon introduces students to careers in natural resources

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 06:19

CRYSTAL SPRINGS, N.D. — Teenagers from across North Dakota competed May 10-11 in the North Dakota Envirothon, a problem-solving natural resources competition that gets high school students into the field...

Foster parents: An asset to community

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 05:38
Grand Forks Herald

To the editor,

May is Foster Care Month. At PATH, we want to say thank you to foster parents. Foster parents are ordinary people who have opened up their hearts...

Friday's local scoreboard

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 00:36
Grand Forks Herald

College baseball


Friday's result

N.D. State 15-7, S.D. State 14-1




Friday's result

Clark Cup

Fargo 3, Youngstown 2 (Fargo leads 2-1)


Fargo Marathon holding its own with competition for running events

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 23:54

FARGO—The high point of entries for the Sanford Fargo Marathon came in 2012 when 25,700 signed up for the races that comprise the weekend event. It was about that time...

Aguilar homers twice as Brewers rip Twins

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 23:48

MINNEAPOLIS—Jesus Aguilar drove in three runs with two home runs Friday night, May 18, powering the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins in the opener of...


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