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August 20, 2017
The U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain maneuvers alongside the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard for a refueling-at-sea in the Philippine Sea June 14. Ten of the ship's sailors are missing after a collision Monday, Aug. 21. (Reuters)
Ten sailors missing from USS John S. McCain after collision
7 hours 4 min ago
This Virginia Confederate battle flag was captured by Pvt. Marshall Sherman of the First Minnesota Regiment at the bloody and brutal Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. (St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Minnesota has a Confederate symbol -- and it's going to keep it
10 hours 53 min ago
A car passes the clear plexiglass panels along a noise-barrier wall on Country Drive in Little Canada, Minn., next to Interstate 35E, on Friday. The wall was paid for by the owner of a local body shop, who wanted passing interstate traffic to be able to see his business. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has installed clear noise-barrier walls in two locations along freeways in the Twin Cities. (Bob Shaw / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Clear-plastic noise-barrier walls brighten neighborhoods along Twin Cities-area interstates
12 hours 45 min ago
Jerry Lewis poses during a photocall for the film "Max Rose" at the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 23, 2013. Lewis died Sunday at his home in Las Vegas. He was 91. Reuters File Photo
Jerry Lewis, king of low-brow comedy and charity fundraiser, dies at 91
14 hours 7 min ago
Linnea Anderson wears a souvenir metorite necklace that she bought on a trip to Australia in 1998 to watch a total eclipse.photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
Woman traverses 4 continents, 33 countries in lifetime to watch 7 total solar ecplises
19 hours 48 min ago
Gov. Mark Dayton
Dayton to remain on Council of Governors
21 hours 56 min ago
Minnesota 'toolkit' addresses transgender issues
21 hours 56 min ago
Figures from law enforcement and addiction treatment specialists in North Dakota and Minnesota show that meth remains the most commonly used hard drug in the region, with popularity levels surpassing those seen in the early 2000s.
Meth still region's drug of choice, and it's gaining popularity
21 hours 56 min ago
Spencer Wesche (left) waits to record data as MacKenzie Mullin measures the diameter of a white cedar on the Fond du Lac Reservation on Aug. 15, 2017. The two are involved in a study to determine what food is available for elk if the species is reintroduced into Carlton and southern St. Louis counties. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Researchers finding ample elk habitat in areas near Duluth
21 hours 56 min ago
The red-tailed hawk is a bird of open country. It is a “sit-and-wait” predator, set to pounce on passing prey, mostly ground lovers such as small mammals, snakes, grassland birds and even insects. Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
21 hours 56 min ago
Pro soccer stadium in St. Paul gains last parcel
21 hours 56 min ago
August 19, 2017
Dick Gregory, cutting-edge satirist and uncompromising activist, dies at 84
August 19, 2017 - 10:56pm
Last day for lake trout: Season closes in Apostle Islands area as quota reached
August 19, 2017 - 10:00pm
Dr. Nabil Suleiman, a University of North Dakota professor, speaks at Saturday's Solidarity "Love wins: A Solidarity Rally with Charlottesville" in Kannowski Park in downtown Grand Forks. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Grand Forks 'Love Wins' rally protests violence in Charlottesville
August 19, 2017 - 9:32pm
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pose for a photo with Chinese President Xi Jingping and his wife, Mrs. Peng Liyuan, Thursday, April 6, 2017, at the entrance of Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla. (Official White Photo by D. Myles Cullen)
Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club loses its ninth big charity event this week
August 19, 2017 - 8:27pm
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