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Anti-pipeline video game sparks bill over Minn. arts legacy funds

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 23:10

ST. PAUL—How much control should government bureaucrats have over what's created with state money from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund under the Minnesota Legacy Amendment?

State Rep. Steve Green,...

Lawsuit seeks decision on Lake Sakakawea mineral rights, royalties

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 23:08

FARGO — A group of plaintiffs that includes a North Dakota lawmaker and a former gubernatorial candidate has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a statute that, the plaintiffs...

Carter's OT tally leads Kings past Wild

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 22:23

ST. PAUL—Jeff Carter's second goal of the game at 4:26 of overtime Monday night, March 19, gave the Los Angeles Kings a critical 4-3 win over the Minnesota Wild at...

Minn. fraudster's victims want money back to use for Hmong homeland in Southeast Asia

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 21:43

ST. PAUL—When Seng Xiong asked Plia Yang for a donation two years ago toward a new Hmong homeland, Yang, a Milwaukee office assistant, handed the Maplewood man $5,000 and her...

Third consecutive catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Lake Mille Lacs

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 21:42

ST. PAUL — Anglers catching walleyes on Mille Lacs Lake will have to throw them all back again this summer.

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Monday announced its summer...

Marijuana, Washington Street resurfacing top items for Grand Forks council

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 21:40
Grand Forks Herald

From Washington Street construction to marijuana dispensaries, Monday night was a busy one at Grand Forks City Hall.

City Council leaders voted 7-0 to approve plans to resurface a portion...

Fargo lawmaker involved in gay dating app controversy to seek re-election

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 20:34

FARGO — A state lawmaker from Fargo who made national news after sending an explicit photo of himself on a gay dating app will seek a fifth term in the...

Brother of Parkland shooting suspect trespassed onto Marjory Stoneman Douglas to 'soak it in,' police say

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 20:19

The brother of Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old charged with the shooting rampage at a Parkland, Florida, high school last month, was arrested Monday for allegedly trespassing on the school's campus,...

Cambridge Analytica CEO appears to talk about election bribes, sex workers on video

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 20:16

A British television station broadcast video Monday apparently showing the head of the data analysis firm Cambridge Analytica, which worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, talking about using bribes,...

Northern Minnesota siblings win $22.8 million lottery prize

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 19:24
Grand Forks Herald

Debbie Kujava says she stopped at Holiday Stationstores in Roseau, Minn., to get some pop after work one day early last week when she decided to pick up a few...

Supreme Court rules against Larimore crash victims on damages cap

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 18:59
Grand Forks Herald

BISMARCK—The victims of a train-bus crash that killed two people and hospitalized 10 children more than three years ago near Larimore, N.D., will be limited to splitting $500,000 in damages,...

Jamal Crawford turns 38 on Tuesday. Here's how the Timberwolves guard stays young

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 18:41

MINNEAPOLIS — Jamal Crawford turns 38 years old on Tuesday, March 20, but don't expect him to go over the top with his birthday celebration.

Aging isn't really Crawford's thing....

Former UMD coaches file state sexual discrimination, hostile workplace lawsuit

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 18:39

DULUTH, Minn.—Three former University of Minnesota Duluth women's athletics coaches have taken their legal battle to state court.

Former women's hockey coach Shannon Miller, former softball coach and women's hockey...

Minn. motor vehicle liscening fix plans headed to final negotiations

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 18:35

ST. PAUL—A fix for the troubled Minnesota License and Registration System that has frustrated thousands of vehicle owners may be close.

The state Senate and House Monday, March 19, passed...

Approaching 40 goals, Wild's Eric Staal nears milestone ... and maybe a franchise record

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 18:33

ST. PAUL — Eric Staal chuckled at a question after Monday's morning skate.

With the 33-year-old Wild forward closing in on 40 goals for the third time in his career,...

New ND Legislature harassment policy a good start but needs tweaks, lawmakers say

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 17:51

BISMARCK—A proposed update to the North Dakota Legislature's workplace harassment policy needs some tweaks, state lawmakers said Monday, March 19.

Members of the Legislative Procedure and Arrangements Committee, which includes...

Beat-up Bison start spring football practice without Stick, emphasis on depth

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 17:50

FARGO—You hear about the aches and pains of the North Dakota State football players during the Division I FCS playoff run, but details are difficult to come by. Mostly, it's...

First competitive hole-in-one part of Amy Olson's great week in Phoenix tourney

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 17:48

FARGO—The joke all week between Amy Olson and her husband Grant Olson at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup in Phoenix was for the LPGA golfer to ace hole No....

North Dakota sues defunct Fargo renovation company

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 17:40

FARGO — The North Dakota Attorney General's Office is suing a former Fargo home remodeling contractor in Cass County District Court on behalf of nine customers who were left with...

Trump prepared to hit China with $60 billion in annual tariffs

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 16:52

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is preparing to impose a package of $60 billion in annual tariffs against China, following through on a long-time threat that he says will punish...


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