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City council calls for removal of Confederate memorial in Montana capital

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 20:11

HELENA, Mont. — Though no official vote was taken, the Helena City Commission has directed the city manager to remove a Confederate memorial from a city park.

During an administrative...

Indians-Twins washed out; will play doubleheader Thursday

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 20:08

The game between the Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians was rained out Wednesday night at Target Field in Minneapolis.

Wednesday's game will be made up as part of a split...

Sano's stellar play part of his development plan

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 20:03

MINNEAPOLIS — Twins third baseman Miguel Sano hears from Seattle Mariners star second baseman Robinson Cano, his mentor from back home in the Dominican Republic, from time to time during...

Teen’s name released in fatal crash near Mandan

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 17:28

MANDAN, N.D. -- The name of the 19-year-old who died in a head-on crash northwest of Mandan on Tuesday has been released.

He was Bray Harrison of Bismarck.

The man...

No AP, no problem: Vikings QB Bradford likes versatility of current running backs

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 17:15

MANKATO, Minn. -- For the first time since 2006, this isn't Adrian Peterson's offense. Nor is it any other running back's offense.

It's a pass-oriented attack with West Coast schemes....

Finally! Daniel Craig confirms he'll return as James Bond

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 17:11

Though still without a title, Bond 25 finally has a star to accompany its U.S. release date on Nov. 8, 2019.

Daniel Craig has ended speculation about his future in...

NORTHCOM general makes rare visit to Grand Forks Air Force Base

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 16:57
Grand Forks Herald

The highest-ranking female officer in the U.S. military made a visit to Grand Forks Air Force Base Wednesday to discuss its role in the country's Arctic mission.

Gen. Lori Robinson,...

UND's Alm adjusting to life on offense

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 16:54
Grand Forks Herald

When Logan Alm spent time with former high school teammates and coaches this offseason, he gave them the news he's now a tight end.

They laughed.

Alm played on the...

UND volleyball trying to stave off complacency

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 16:48
Grand Forks Herald

The UND volleyball team tied a program record with 26 wins in 2016, but Fighting Hawks coach Mark Pryor isn't interested in keeping the status quo.

"I think with where...

ANALYSIS: With Wentz at quarterback, 2017 isn't too soon for Eagles to emerge

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 15:52

PHILADELPHIA—The shots kept on coming, one after another, and Carson Wentz absorbed them all with a smile.

Four fans at the last practice of training camp had spotted the bright...

The unlikely reason Americans are shopping at Target again

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 15:47

Shoppers are heading back to Target.

In addition to large-scale investments in technology - and a 32 percent increase in online sales - the big-box retailers said it's also seeing...

Judge rules oil drilling can resume at controversial Lake Sakakawea site

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 15:39

BISMARCK -- Drilling can resume, at least temporarily, at a controversial oil site near Lake Sakakawea, a federal judge in Bismarck ruled this week.

Slawson Exploration, which is developing...

St. Paul woman rescued via Facebook after sending selfie during domestic assault

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 14:37

ST. PAUL -- While her boyfriend held a knife to her neck for hours inside her St. Paul apartment, a woman stealthily took a selfie of the incident as a...

Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 14:30

Thomas Jefferson loved his wine — French wine in particular. Winston Churchill also loved his French wine, especially Champagne.

Comparing the drinking patterns of the two statesmen, one would think...

Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 14:30

LOS ANGELES - Tom Cruise broke his ankle while performing a stunt on the set of the upcoming "Mission: Impossible 6," causing production on the film to go on hiatus...

Police warn of 'bad batch' of meth after hospitalizations

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 14:19
Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks area law enforcement says a "bad batch" of methamphetamine mimicking the symptoms of bath salts led to erratic behavior and two hospitalizations for potential overdose Wednesday and are...

North Dakota ranked among worst states to grow old in, according to new report

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 14:17

Utah residents who look forward to retiring in their state just got some good news in a report that names the state as the best in which to grow old....

City of Baltimore removes four Confederate monuments

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:48

Work crews in Baltimore took down four monuments to the pro-slavery Civil War Confederacy on Wednesday before dawn, avoiding protests of the sort that greeted the planned removal of a statue in...

Minn. Rep. Ellison blasts Trump, but says Democrats have a lot of work to do

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:38

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., had harsh words for President Donald Trump in a brief interview with The Washington Post on Tuesday.

The Fix spoke with Ellison for a few minutes...

An inside look at Grand Forks' Chick-fil-A as it prepares to open

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:17
Grand Forks Herald

Chick-fil-A is hiring 100 people for its Grand Forks restaurant as it prepares to open in several weeks.

On Wednesday, representatives from the fast food chain visited its future location...


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