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Numbers show newest Twins slugger Josh Donaldson feels right at home at Target Field

2 hours 52 min ago
grandforksherald - MINNEAPOLIS — Josh Donaldson sat at a podium Wednesday afternoon inside a packed press conference room, flanked by two of his new bosses — president of baseball operations Derek Falvey sat on one side of him, manager Rocco Baldelli on the other.

Tournament grade tackle for icing big panfish

2 hours 57 min ago
grandforksherald - Some of the best ice anglers rely on some of the least expensive rods and reels

Heading to TwinsFest? Here’s what you need to know

3 hours 3 min ago
grandforksherald - ST. PAUL — Looking to meet the newest Twin?

Minnesota man dies hauling cattle in North Dakota

3 hours 8 min ago
grandforksherald - Shortly after starting his trip at about 7 p.m., the man suffered a “sudden medical condition” about 2.5 miles east of Jamestown and drifted off the highway into a field, the patrol said.

Xcel Energy reports two momentary power outages in Grand Forks

3 hours 31 min ago
grandforksherald - Some Grand Forks residents woke up to blinking alarm clocks and home appliances on Thursday, Jan. 23, as Xcel Energy reported what it is calling a “momentary” outage that happened around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, in the area of 17th Avenue South and South 20th Street.

Minnesota reports season's first pediatric flu death

3 hours 34 min ago
grandforksherald - Just over 1,200 people have been hospitalized statewide for influenza so far this season.

Partisan feud over voter data erupts weeks ahead of Minnesota primaries

3 hours 41 min ago
grandforksherald - Democrats along with Secretary of State Steve Simon proposed restrictions on what political parties could do with primary voter lists.

Semi jackknifes on I-94 near St. Cloud, causing five-vehicle crash

3 hours 46 min ago
grandforksherald - ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A Willmar semi driver was injured in a five-vehicle, chain reaction crash early Thursday, Jan. 23, after his semitractor-trailer jackknifed on Interstate 94 in St. Cloud. Roads were snow- and ice-covered, according to the Minnesota State Patrol report.

UND music department to host 400 high school music students this weekend

3 hours 52 min ago
grandforksherald - More than 400 high school students from North Dakota and Minnesota will take part in the 35th annual Honor Band, Choir & Strings Festival, hosted by the UND Department of Music.

Here we go again as No. 2 Gophers visit top-ranked Badgers

4 hours 38 min ago
grandforksherald - In the world of women's college hockey, the Minnesota Gophers and Wisconsin Badgers have traded the nation's top ranking all season. The Gophers had it last week. The Badgers have it this week. And it is up for grabs when they meet on the ice in Madison, Wis., this weekend.

Minnesota's Koochiching County follows judge's order on refugee consent

5 hours 25 min ago
grandforksherald - The issue stalled in committee as the county board declined to press it further.

Minnesota unemployment rate holds steady

5 hours 31 min ago
grandforksherald - Year-over-year job gains up 0.1% while labor force participation rate held at 70.3%.

UND students to participate in quick thesis competition

5 hours 48 min ago
grandforksherald - UND graduate students will condense years of work into a three-minute talk during the annual Three Minute Thesis competition Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Gorecki Alumni Center.

ND regulators don't ask company for more info on DAPL expansion

6 hours 3 min ago
grandforksherald - The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe wants the Public Service Commission to ask pipeline company Energy Transfer to hand over a surge analysis and other documents relating to the risk of an oil spill.

East Grand Forks considers clarifying penalties for improper tobacco sales

6 hours 23 min ago
grandforksherald - A proposed change in East Grand Forks would standardize how the city dings businesses -- and not just their employees -- that sell tobacco to underage customers.

Grand Forks man sentenced for possession of more than 1,100 files of 'violent' child pornography

8 hours 19 min ago
grandforksherald - Nicholas Adam Bartholome, 28, was sentenced to nine years in federal prison followed by 10 years of supervised release.

Use of popular technologies slows down in recent years, study says

8 hours 40 min ago
grandforksherald - Research shows use of popular technologies might be peaking.

Close games all but guaranteed as Gophers host Ohio State

8 hours 44 min ago
grandforksherald - In six previous games versus Ohio State, Minnesota Gophers coach Bob Motzko is 2-1-3 and all six games have either ended in a tie or have been decided by one goal. As they prepares to see the Big Ten-leading Buckeyes for the second time this season when they visit Minneapolis this weekend, both teams know that close games are likely to be the rule again.

Report: Vikings name Gary Kubiak as offensive coordinator

8 hours 50 min ago
grandforksherald - Kubiak, 58, replaces Kevin Stefanski, who took the head coaching position with the Cleveland Browns.

Dickinson State proposes elimination of 14 positions, 6 programs to balance budget

8 hours 58 min ago
grandforksherald - In addition to staff and program cuts, the university has saved approximately $1.2 million in non-personnel budget cuts, $2.6 million in vacated positions left unfilled and $689,881 in early retirements and voluntary separations.


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