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McFeely: Committee hopes to make Super Bowl a statewide event

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 23:39

MOORHEAD, Minn. — One of the committee members helping plaster Minnesota Nice all over Super Bowl LII (that's 52 for all non-Romans reading this) is a Green Bay Packers fan...

Ending on a high note for Grand Forks Central football

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 23:38
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Kaleb Johnson was in the right place on the wrong play.

The junior scored on a 5-yard pass with 3:03 remaining Wednesday night. Lucas Kanta kicked the extra point and...

Timberwolves drop season opener to Spurs

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 23:28

SAN ANTONIO -- LaMarcus Aldridge scored 25 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 107-99 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday at...

Bast could make debut vs. Gophers

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:31
Grand Forks Herald

UND rookie defenseman Gabe Bast could make his college debut this weekend for the rivalry series against the University of Minnesota.

Fighting Hawks coach Brad Berry said Wednesday that Bast...

Wednesday's local scoreboard

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:30
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Prep football


Wednesday's results

Bismarck St. Mary's 41, Turtle Mountain 14

Bismarck Century 23, Bismarck Legacy 13

West Fargo Sheyenne 21, Fargo South 20

Mandan 15, Williston...

Wednesday's local clipboard

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:13
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Prep football

Minot ends Red River season: Grand Forks Red River led early but Minot erupted for 33 straight points in beating Grand Forks Red River 47-15 on Wednesday...

Pequot Lakes pulls away from East Grand Forks

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:09
Grand Forks Herald

On Pequot Lakes' first offensive drive, the Patriots faced third-and-19. To make matters more difficult, Pequot Lakes was down to its backup quarterback with the starter out with an injury....

Lawsuit filed over fatal Minnesota school explosion

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:00

MINNEAPOLIS—The Minnehaha Academy gas explosion never should have happened, and no one should have died. But the gas workers messed up, and then "ran to save themselves."

Those allegations are...

With more Minnesota wolves, and more attacks on livestock, program out of cash

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 21:46

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—With a rising population of wolves and more of them attacking livestock and pets, a federal program to trap and kill problem wolves in northern Minnesota has run...

Guardian journalist acquitted of charges during 2016 DAPL protest

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 20:40

MANDAN, N.D. — One year after her arrest, the first journalist charged in connection to last year's pipeline protests went to trial Wednesday, Oct. 18, where she was acquitted.


Governors' F-M diversion task force includes staunch supporters, vocal opponents of project

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 20:19

FARGO — The governors of North Dakota and Minnesota have named members of a task force aimed at seeking compromise on the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion, and it includes several people...

Yankees seize AL lead with 5-0 win over Astros

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 20:16

NEW YORK—Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven outstanding innings and the New York Yankees scored four runs against Dallas Keuchel in a 5-0 victory over the Houston Astros in Game 5 of...

QB Kyle Sloter confident would 'have a job' if waived by Vikings

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 20:16

MINNEAPOLIS — If the Vikings were to waive quarterback Kyle Sloter to create room on the roster for Teddy Bridgewater, the rookie is confident he would find a job.


Yes, Gophers are young this season, but they'll be younger next year

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 20:05

MINNEAPOLIS — Gophers coach P.J. Fleck has cautioned repeatedly that next year's football team will be younger than this year's — and that's after talking about how young this team...

Campaign seeks to highlight service of Minnesota's women veterans

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:56

ST. PAUL — A new campaign is spotlighting the contributions and experiences of women veterans in Minnesota.

The "I Am Not Invisible" campaign, announced this week, will share stories of...

Vikings 'high level' of play equal parts offense, defense

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:50

MINNEAPOLIS — Tight end Kyle Rudolph said the Vikings have discovered a winning formula on offense, part of which is doing no harm to their stingy defense.

"We just try...

Miss North Dakota shares awareness of bullying, mental health

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:45

BISMARCK — The stories Lizzie Jensen has heard from depressed and suicidal North Dakota students — often in response to or exacerbated by bullying — have stuck with her.


Attacker of ND convenience store clerk seeks mercy, sentenced to 26 years

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:44

FARGO — A man convicted of sexually assaulting a Mapleton, N.D., convenience store clerk was sentenced in Cass County District Court on Wednesday, Oct. 18, to 26 years in prison...

UND exploring major overhaul of steam plant infrastructure

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:33
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The UND steam plant was alit with activity Wednesday as boilers fired, coal dropped and heat radiated to the far reaches of campus.

Like the machines within it, the plant...

SD man violated no-contact order, killed woman by asphyxiation, police say

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 17:22

MITCHELL, S.D. — A Mitchell man was arrested Tuesday night, Oct. 17, for allegedly killing a woman by asphyxiation.

Thirty-nine-year-old James Brinker is accused of stuffing a 36-year-old woman’s mouth...


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