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Medora volunteers crucial to keeping tourist attractions running

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 16:02

MEDORA, N.D. — Some call it a working vacation. Some just call it fun.

About 650 people are volunteering at Medora this summer, ushering at the musical, staffing the mini...

Melania Trump's immigration lawyer calls president's attacks on 'chain migration' 'unconscionable'

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 16:00

First lady Melania Trump's immigration attorney is criticizing the president's hostility toward "chain migration" - a process by which U.S. citizens or permanent residents can sponsor family members to come...

Bond unbreakable between Perham standout athlete and classmate with cerebral palsy

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 15:30

PERHAM, Minn.—Perham senior quarterback Jenson Beachy stood with fellow senior Quenten Schumacher just outside the football field last week. Schumacher had Perham's football field at the top of his wish...

Spirit Lake starts construction of community addiction treatment center

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 14:45
Grand Forks Herald

FORT TOTTEN, N.D.—Leaders from North Dakota and Spirit Lake Nation gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new residential substance abuse treatment center that will benefit generations to come.


Plane stolen by airline worker crashed as fighter jets pursued it outside Seattle

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 14:27

A Horizon Air employee described as "suicidal" commandeered an empty turboprop passenger plane at Seattle's main airport Friday night and roared low over Puget Sound - with a pair of...

After major injuries in 2017, UND’s starting inside linebackers are back to plug the middle

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 14:10
Grand Forks Herald

Under UND football coach Bubba Schweigert and defensive coordinator Eric Schmidt, the Fighting Hawks quickly developed a run-stopping reputation in this coaching staff’s five-year tenure.

In 2016, UND gave up...

Democrats seek stronger social media presence to guard against potential interference

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 13:00

Democratic leaders fearful of potential Russian interference and burned by recent conservative success on social media have begun a new effort to win the midterm election battle on platforms such...

Trump commemorates Charlottesville violence with appeal to unity

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 12:13

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. - President Donald Trump marked the first anniversary of deadly racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday with an appeal to peace and national unity.

"The riots...

These easy summer flatbreads can be made in no time - and with no oven

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 11:00

My oven is getting dusty. It's only reasonable, of course, that I am reluctant to turn it on in the summer, when all it does is add 20 degrees to...

How to make better bloody marys at home

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 10:03

A bloody mary is the savory tooth's best friend: It's rich with tomato juice, spicy and complex from the seasonings, and has a pleasant, boozy kick. And making your own...

Former Grand Forks County man arrested after Hillsboro cornfield chase

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 09:47
Grand Forks Herald

Nearly six hours after a passing motorist reported a woman trying to escape a car leaving the Buxton area Friday night, the Traill County Sheriff’s office arrested Glenn Troy Stegmann,...

What to do with all those peak summer tomatoes, from tiny cherries to giant heirlooms

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 09:15
Grand Forks Herald

Now is the time for tomatoes, friends. These are the summer days when you gawk at the rainbow of sizes and colors available and wonder which type you should buy...

At this camp for burned kids, hanging out with firefighters helps emotional scars fade

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 09:00

When Dana Csonka was 8 years old, a house fire left burn scars over 18 percent of her body, including her face, neck and arms. She recovered and returned to...

Planning to save a seat for a friend in a crowded bar? Don't.

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 09:00

Ask a bartender about their least-favorite customer behaviors, and you'll get a variety of answers: Boors who snap their fingers to get attention, "gerbils" who nervously shred napkins and beer...

Minnesota man sues, says jail denied him leukemia treatment

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 08:35

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—A former northwest Minnesota jail inmate claims his civil rights were violated three years ago when he was denied medical attention for leukemia.

An attorney for Kyle Rusness,...

Sanford growth strategy: 'We're not getting big just to get big'

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 08:33

FARGO—Sanford Health, which has pursued an aggressive growth strategy since merging with MeritCare, is poised to see its revenues more than double in less than a decade to almost $6...

AgweekTV: The Changing Faces of Ag (Part 3)

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 08:30

A Hallock, MN woman keeps farming after husband's suicide.

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Viewpoint: Finally, a move to end Infowars

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 07:40
Grand Forks Herald

By Christine Emba

No more wild-eyed claims that 9/11 was a hoax, that the government was behind the Sandy Hook shooting or that the Parkland kids are "crisis actors." No...

Caregivers benefit from hospice education ahead of need

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 06:45

Dear Carol: My dad is in a good assisted living facility (ALF). He's 96, and other than congestive heart failure, he's in fair health for his age. He has a...

Beating the guys: Rare female mud racer climbs the ranks

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 06:45

CANISTOTA, S.D. — Morgan Larson grew up watching her parents work on trucks to race in the mud.

So, naturally, when she was 14, Larson got behind the wheel of...


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