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Letter: North Dakota Senate Republicans shortchange property rights

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 16:38
Grand Forks Herald

Property tax is a property-rights issue. In her recent letter, state Sen Jessica Unruh, R-Beulah, failed to note that not one senator voted for a bill that would limit property...

Two Minn. counties taking unique step forward to promote recreation, quality of life

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 16:33

NEW ULM, Minn.—Two southern Minnesota counties are working with the Department of Natural Resources to create a plan for more outdoors activities, whether it be for hiking, horse riding, fishing,...

Need for foster parents is great in Minn.

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 16:31

WORTHINGTON, Minn. — Each year since 1988, the month of May has drawn attention to the nation's foster care programs — from the people who give of their time to...

Moderating meds: Company studies benefits of fewer pills for the elderly

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 15:46
Grand Forks Herald

Michael Johnson, an executive with Grand Forks-based Edgewood Management Group, and his colleagues set out in 2013 to determine what they could do to reduce the number of falls in...

Gardening grit: Flowers out in full force

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 15:45
Grand Forks Herald

The green-thumbs in the neighborhood soon will turn shades of brown and black as gardeners gear up for one of the most gritty-good times of the year — the time...

BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Pilot program to benefit Northwest Angle

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 14:07
Grand Forks Herald

There was good news this past week for people who visit the Northwest Angle when U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., announced that U.S. Customs and Border Protection has selected the...

ALWAYS IN SEASON: MIKE JACOBS/ Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 14:04
Grand Forks Herald

Ahem, dear reader: The subject this week is bird breasts.

To be sure, the breast is not the first part to examine when trying to identify a bird. The general...

N.D. Young Republicans name chairman from Langdon

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 13:50
Grand Forks Herald

Dawson Schefter of Langdon, N.D., has been selected as the interim chairman of the North Dakota Young Republicans.

Schefter was chosen by North Dakota GOP Chairman Kelly Armstrong who said,...

Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 13:47

LOS ANGELES - A Minnesota judge on Thursday officially declared the heirs to Prince's estate, the value of which has been estimated at more than $200 million.

The six heirs...

Thompson's Izzy Shirek is a quick learner

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 13:47
Grand Forks Herald

Her disdain for distance running has resulted in Izzy Shirek becoming a state title contender.

Shirek enters today's Class B Northeast Region track meet in Larimore with the state's best...

Fox News fires 'The Five' co-host Bob Beckel over racist comment

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 13:43

LOS ANGELES - Fox News Channel is parting ways -- again -- with Bob Beckel, the co-host of its primetime program, "The Five."

"Bob Beckel was terminated today for making...

Planned Parenthood to close a third of its clinics in Iowa due to state cuts

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 13:35

Four of the 12 Planned Parenthood health centers in Iowa will have to close because of a new state law aimed at cutting off public funds to the women's health...

Capitol Chatter: Johnson looks to buck history in governor race

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 13:10

ST. PAUL — This is not good news for Jeff Johnson, or anyone else who has lost a governor's race and wants a second chance.

"Only a handful of the...

Motorist who mowed down Times Square pedestrians to face murder charges

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 13:03

NEW YORK - The U.S. Navy recruit who drove his car along a crowded Times Square sidewalk, killing a young woman and injuring many others, is due to appear in...

Minnesota yearbook comment about President Trump ignites controversy

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:23

A comment made by a Brainerd (Minn.) High School student in the 2016-17 yearbook generated sizable controversy on social media.

One page of the yearbook asks students for their feelings...

Arbor Park proponents decline to answer invitation for debate

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:19
Grand Forks Herald

A debate to discuss a citywide vote on the future of a downtown green space probably won't happen after one side declined to answer an invitation.

The Herald-sponsored event was...

During gunpoint robbery, Minn. lawmaker says he remained calm

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:12

ST. PAUL—Police are investigating after a state representative was robbed at gunpoint on a St. Paul street Thursday night.

Rep. Dennis Smith, R-Maple Grove, was not injured in the robbery...

Deere sees a higher sales yield for the first time in years

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:52

Deere's quarterly sales of farm and construction equipment rose for the first time in more than three years, and the company's rising profit and sales beat forecasts.

It also bumped...

Every hunting camp has a practical joker

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:51
Grand Forks Herald

"Are you nuts?" Asked my wise and loving wife with a moan of exasperation. "You're going on another hunting trip with Tim? You haven't had enough of his practical jokes?"...

Every hunting camp has a practical joker

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:51
Grand Forks Herald

"Are you nuts?" Asked my wise and loving wife with a moan of exasperation. "You're going on another hunting trip with Tim? You haven't had enough of his practical jokes?"...


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