News - Grand Forks Herald

Subscribe to News - Grand Forks Herald feed
RSS feed for Grand Forks Herald
Updated: 2 hours 54 min ago

Combine Italian and Spanish flavors with this pasta salad

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 07:35
In today's "Home with the Lost Italian," Sarah Nasello says burrata cheese and romesco sauce add up to one flavorful summer side dish.

Bender: The divider in chief

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 07:21
This sideshow doesn't involve duty or leadership. It's reality television without the reality.

Mike Jacobs: Pandemic shows cross-boundary differences

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 07:00
Two North American nations had birthdays last week, Canada on Wednesday, July 1, and the United States three days later, on Saturday, the Fourth of July. Argue as you like that these dates are points in a timeline leading to nationhood, yet each treats the date as a fit one to celebrate.

14th annual UAS Summit and Expo to be held in October

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 07:00
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 UAS Summit and Expo is moving to October.

Golf, skiing, mountain biking (and mining) go hand-in-hand on Minnesota's Iron Range

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 06:30
Experts will tell you that traditional jobs like mining and logging will always be the primary economic drivers in northeastern Minnesota. But tourism in the form of outdoor recreation at Giants Ridge, a facility developed 30-some years ago for this expressed job-creating purpose, is an important cog in the region's economic wheel.

Port: North Dakota needs voter registration

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 06:21
MINOT, N.D. -- North Dakota is currently the only state in the union without voter registration.

YMCA offers sports training courses for young athletes

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 06:00
The Altru Family YMCA is offering several sports training courses for competitive and recreational athletes throughout July.

Our view: Best to err on side of openness

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 06:00
A Grand Forks task force that met over the course of two months this spring didn’t make decisions about public money, policy or people. If conversational accounts and the group’s meeting minutes are accurate, the members of the Mayor’s Economic Response Advisory Group mostly discussed growing unemployment, surveys, strategic coronavirus testing and methods to boost “buy local” campaigns during the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

WeatherTalk: This is one of those hot summers

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 00:00
The summer of 2020 is off to a hot start. The month of June treated us in the Fargo-Moorhead area to eight days at 90 degrees or above. That's the fourth most on record for the month of June. The record is 13 days in 1988. That year also delivered five days in the 90s in May so there had already been 18 days in the 90s before July even started. The summer of 1988 ended up with the most 90 degree days on record at 39.

LIVE: WDAY meteorologists have the latest on severe weather in the area

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 23:28
For public safety, this livestream has been opened up to everyone, regardless of membership.

Tuesday's local scoreboard

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 22:47

Twins pitcher Rich Hill happy to be back on the mound

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 21:34
MINNEAPOLIS — Rich Hill had already had Tommy John surgery. A second Tommy John would cost the veteran valuable time — time he didn’t want to lose. And so the starter took an educated, well-researched leap of faith.

Twins planning for five-man rotation despite short ramp-up time

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 20:15
MINNEAPOLIS — Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson expects the team to roll with a five-man rotation when they begin their truncated 60-game season later this month.

Grand Forks County Commission declares emergency over recent flooding

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 19:34
The commission, after lengthy discussion, also moved to allow River Cities Speedway to increase its attendance to 3,100 people, roughly 50% of its capacity.

Missing Minot man may have been spotted

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 19:24
MINOT, N.D. — A 54-year-old missing Minot man's car has been found and there were two reports of possibly seeing him walking on railroad tracks in the area on Tuesday, July 7, police said.

St. Paul Saints settling into temporary digs in Sioux Falls

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 18:25
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Brian Glowicki woke up on Tuesday morning nearly 250 miles from home. He rolled out of bed, put on his mask, and drove a couple of miles away to grab a bite at a nearby diner.

North Dakota companies got more than $1.7 billion in PPP loans during pandemic

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 18:10
Many of the beneficiaries of the loans are familiar businesses to North Dakotans. Among local favorites are Sickies Garage, the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation, the YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties, as well some of the state’s most well-trafficked casinos, including Four Bears Casino, Sky Dancer Resort and Prairie Knights Casino.

Beloved 1922 Model T Ford shines on weekly 'Cruz Night'

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 17:02
Driving an open-top 1922 Ford Model T and sporting old, leather, World War I pilot’s caps and oversized goggles, Jason and Dorothy Sparks made a hard-to-miss entrance recently at the Northern Cruz Car Club’s Cruz Night at a parking lot near 32nd Avenue South.

Severe thunderstorms with hail, heavy winds expected across ND, western Minn. overnight

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 16:55
FARGO — Scattered severe thunderstorms that could produce hail as large as 2 inches in diameter, wind gusts of up to 75 mph and flash flooding are expected to reach the Red River Valley late Tuesday night, July 7, and last into Wednesday morning.

Lynx take high road as peers complain about conditions inside WNBA bubble

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 16:45
As a host of WNBA players arrived at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., this week, reports of poor conditions started to surface on social media.


Grand Forks County Office Building, 151 South 4th Street, Grand Forks, ND 58201

©2014 Grand Forks County Information Services