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For two boys, fishing season is already here

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 22:03

DULUTH—Here they came, down the snow-packed trail toward us on Wednesday night in Duluth. Two of them. Young boys, it appeared from a distance.

Each wearing a pair of chest...

Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 22:00

CHANHASSEN, Minn.—Midway though her performance Thursday, April 19, on the first day of Celebration 2018 at Paisley Park, Sheila E. strapped on a guitar and walked through the crowd as...

Why you've never heard of the six Chinese men who survived the Titanic

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 21:45

In the early hours of April 15, 1912, a lifeboat navigated the frigid waters of the North Atlantic Ocean, its skeleton crew scanning the dark, debris-littered surface for any sign...

Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 20:11

The Vikings will open the season Sept. 9 against the San Francisco 49ers at U.S. Bank Stadium, the NFL announced Thursday.

It will mark the second time four years and...

A new approach: With potential budget cuts looming, Gov. Burgum suggests cutting operational costs in higher ed

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 20:07
Grand Forks Herald

A day after his budget guidelines hinted at future cuts to higher education, Gov. Doug Burgum described part of his vision for the state university system as one of increasingly...

Two Florida sheriff's deputies shot to death through restaurant window

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 19:43

A Florida sheriff's office said two of its deputies were shot and killed through a restaurant window by an assailant who was then found dead outside.

The Gilchrist County Sheriff's...

California man sentenced to prison for sex, drug trafficking in ND

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 19:36

California man sentenced to prison for sex, drug trafficking  in ND

BISMARCK –  A 35-year-old California man has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison for sex...

Mission accomplished for young Twins stars at Puerto Rico Series

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 19:10

SAN JUAN, P.R. — Their four-day whirlwind homecoming having reached a victorious conclusion, young Twins stars Jose Berrios and Eddie Rosario sat on the dais shortly after midnight local time....

Wild sell hope heading into must-win Game 5

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 19:02

ST. PAUL — Trailing 3-1 in a best-of-seven playoff series with the Winnipeg Jets, the Wild have found comfort in the familiar rally cry of the nearly defeated.

"If we...

Reporters remember dramatic pipeline protests on UND panel

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 18:47
Grand Forks Herald

Reporters who covered the Dakota Access Pipeline protests spoke at a panel on UND campus Thursday, providing some insight — and, at times, a defense — of their work with...

UND A&S dean to interview in Tennessee

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 18:45
Grand Forks Herald

Another dean at UND is looking for work elsewhere.

Debbie Storrs, dean of the UND College of Arts and Sciences, announced Thursday to faculty and staff of the college—the single...

Alcohol use among Minnesota students dropped since 2001, according to analysis

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 18:30

ST. PAUL—The perception that most high school kids drink alcoholic beverages isn't true, the Minnesota Department of Health reports. And it's less true now — much less true — than...

Woman who stole FedEx driver's truck when he tried to help her gets two months in jail

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 17:06
Grand Forks Herald

A Crookston woman who forced her son to run away with her and tried to steal a FedEx truck from an employee who tried to help her has been sentenced...

Heitkamp becomes first Democrat to pledge support for Pompeo as secretary of state

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 17:01

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., said Thursday, April 19, that she will vote to confirm CIA Director Mike  Pompeo to serve as secretary of state.

He would...

Houston has exposed Karl-Anthony Towns' weaknesses. Can he adjust?

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 17:01

MINNEAPOLIS — One day after calling for his all-star center to get more post touches, Timberwolves point guard Jeff Teague seemed to be at a loss for answers following Wednesday,...

Syphilis cases up 28 percent in ND, while other sex diseases drop

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:49

BISMARCK – Syphilis cases climbed by 28 percent in North Dakota last year compared to the year before, according to  a report by the North Dakota Department of Health....

Wild speedster Jason Zucker on his scoreless first round: 'I need to be better'

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:45

WINNIPEG, Man. — Jason Zucker isn't making any excuses.

After racking up 33 goals and 31 assists amid a breakout regular season, the 26-year-old speedster hasn't scored a point in...

Giuliani says he is joining Trump's legal team to 'negotiate an end' to Mueller probe

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:44

Former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani, a combative former prosecutor and longtime ally of President Donald Trump, told The Washington Post on Thursday that he has joined the president's legal...

Former UND student admits to having 60 pounds of marijuana

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:40
Grand Forks Herald

The second of two defendants who were caught with 60 pounds of marijuana while attending UND has been ordered to spend 13 days in jail.

Cade Matthew Hoben, 21, Hopkins,...

Bud Grant: New Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins one 'very happy camper'

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:29

EAGAN, Minn. — When legendary Vikings coach Bud Grant had lunch this week with Kirk Cousins, he noticed the recently signed quarterback never stopped smiling.

"It seems like he's a...


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