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Minnesota builds big lead, hangs on over Salt Lake

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 23:15

MINNEAPOLIS -- Darwin Quintero scored one goal and assisted on two others to help host Minnesota United FC edge Real Salt Lake 3-2 on Saturday night, July 14.

The win...

East 9-man all-stars rally for 14 points late to earn victory in Shrine Bowl

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 23:05

FARGO—The East team rallied for 14 points behind Wyatt Harles' two passing touchdowns to defeat the West 28-20 Saturday, July 14, in the 9-man Shrine Bowl all-star football game at...

Truex Jr. in control in repeat win at Kentucky

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 23:02

SPARTA, Ky. — For the second year in a row on Saturday night, July 14, Martin Truex Jr. turned in a dominating performance to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup...

Fargo players help fuel East's offense in 11-man Shrine Bowl victory

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 22:07

FARGO—Fargo South's Jamon Howard saw he had man-to-man press coverage and gave Langdon Area quarterback Jacob Delvo a wink. Although they had hardly played together, they both knew exactly what...

First-time all-star Berrios checks all the boxes

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 19:48

MINNEAPOLIS — Bobby Wilson has caught more than 1,100 games and 8,100 innings in a professional career he began as a 48th-round pick in 2002.

He has caught a pair...

Wild star Parise back to 100 percent, can't wait for next season

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 19:46

LAKE MILLE LACS, Minn. — Minnesota Wild star Zach Parise was undoubtedly the team's best player down the stretch last season. He closed the regular season with 12 goals over...

Packing in fun with alpacas

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 18:48

NARY, Minn. — What came first, the chicken or the alpaca?

Ten years ago, Mike and Sarah Karvakko left the city limits with their growing family to embrace country living....

An 11-million-ton iceberg threatens a tiny village in Greenland

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 18:45

An 11 million-ton iceberg is parked precariously close to the tiny village of Innaarsuit -- a glacial faceoff that pits 169 residents of Greenland against the biggest iceberg many have...

Rays pound Twins 19-6 as bullpen collapses

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 18:15

MINNEAPOLIS — Jose Berrios struggled his way through six-plus innings in his all-star sendoff on Saturday afternoon at Target Field. In retrospect, it might have been better if the Twins'...

It's not your imagination: airline restrooms are getting smaller

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 18:00

If the restroom on your next flight seems a bit snug, don't assume you've picked up a few pounds. U.S. airlines increasingly are putting smaller lavatories on their planes --...

Former longtime Grand Forks softball administrator and teacher Jim Hanley dies

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 17:22
Grand Forks Herald

Jim Hanley, a former North Dakota softball commissioner, public address announcer of the North Dakota state hockey tournament and longtime Grand Forks teacher, died Friday night.

He was 78.


Rural Hallock house damaged from fire; 2 people displaced

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 17:14

HALLOCK, MN -- Two people are without a home after a fire destroyed their house on Saturday, July 14th.

According to the Hallock Fire Department, the fire was reported at...

After Deepwater Horizon, a new BP emerges

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 17:05

Eight years ago, the oil giant BP was struggling to cap an out-of-control exploration well that was gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Tar balls had washed ashore on...

Rare double shark attack closes Florida beach; bites were just minutes apart

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 17:00

Of 88 unprovoked shark bites that the Florida Museum of Natural History documented around the globe last year, more than one third took place along the shores of Florida, the...

He quit a State Department job to play video games. Now he's a star in NBA's 2K League.

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 16:15

WASHINGTON - It's hot and muggy outside, but fortunately this basketball game is indoors and the players all seem pretty locked in. The one they call "Boo" is particularly chatty,...

Going the distance as a Twins fan

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 15:20
Grand Forks Herald

CROOKSTON—Travis Oliver has gone to great lengths, literally, in his desire to follow the Minnesota Twins.

The 36-year-old Crookston High School teacher recently attended Twins baseball road games against the...

Kerber stuns Williams to win Wimbledon title

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 14:21

LONDON—It was supposed to be the day Serena Williams completed a remarkable comeback and claimed a record-matching 24th Grand Slam title but Angelique Kerber ripped up the script to outclass...

Djokovic outlasts Nadal in classic Wimbledon semifinal

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 14:16

LONDON—Serbia's Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Wimbledon final as he resisted everything great rival Rafael Nadal could throw at him to win 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(9), 3-6, 10-8, in a two-day...

Belgium overpowers tired England to secure third place

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 14:14

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia—Belgium beat England 2-0 in the World Cup third-place playoff on Saturday to secure their best-ever finish at a World Cup and send Gareth Southgate's side home with...

Now that plastic's passe, tiny Oregon shop is building the straw of tomorrow

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 11:45

Craig Graffius started EcoGlass Straws 12 years ago with three decades of glass-making experience and his vision for an alternative to the ubiquitous plastic straw. What he didn't have was...


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