Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Soon, some will get through Twin Cities airport security with a fingerprint or iris scan
Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
Fire kills 8,300 turkeys at Meeker County farm
High speed chase ends in Willmar with arrest of juvenile
BANDA: Reshaping soul food's identity
Twin Cities broadcaster dies in Florida
Vote for the WCT Game of the Week
Girls Basketball: Tigers cruise to win over West Central
Local roundup: Eagles win Camden title
Girls Basketball: Dreier vs. Dreier
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Limit teens' Saturday-night driving, experts suggest
Marlow W. Hanson
Irene Carol Nelson
Marlyn K. Sandry
Anna Mae Hawley
George Herbert Rechkemmer
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
Cohen commentary: Face Trump unfitness sooner, not later
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
March 27, 2012
Roommate: UND student from Minneapolis found dead along railroad tracks often used short cut
The UND student found dead Saturday morning in the Grand Forks rail yard was apparently taking a short cut between his apartment and campus,...
March 27, 2012 - 8:53am
March 26, 2012
Man found dead in BNSF Railway in Grand Forks identified as UND student, 20
Police have identified the man found dead Saturday morning in the BNSF Railway yard in Grand Forks as 20-year-old UND student Blake Christopher Ayling. The preliminary investigation showed that Ayling was going through the yard when he was struck by a moving train. Although police...
March 26, 2012 - 10:33am
November 29, 2011
Doctor: Man shoots, kills himself outside Altru emergency room in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - A male shot and fatally wounded himself outside Altru's emergency room in about 11:30 a.m., according to Altru emergency room doctor Christopher Boe. No other patients or employees were injured.
November 29, 2011 - 12:46pm
April 15, 2011
Red River at Grand Forks, East Grand Forks crested Thursday
It appears the Red River crested as early as 1:30 p.m. Thursday a few inches below 50 feet in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, more than two...
April 15, 2011 - 11:01am
January 11, 2011
Video: Senator Al Franken visits with Grand Forks newspaper editorial board
Sen. Al Franken, DFL-Minn., sat down Monday with the editorial board of the Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald. Here is a video report on the discuss...
January 11, 2011 - 4:11pm
December 8, 2010
ND, MN farmers gathering for grains conference
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- Hundreds of farmers from North Dakota and Minnesota are gathering in Grand Forks for a two-day conference. The annual Prairie Grains Conference is set up by six farm-related groups, including the North Dakota Grain Growers Association and the Minnesota Association...
December 8, 2010 - 10:40am
July 1, 2010
Man killed when pinned between two cranes in Grand Forks, N.D.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - A man at the LM Wind Power plant here died from injuries suffered this morning when he was pinned between two cranes, according to Grand Forks Police. The worker was taken by ambulance to Altru Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
July 1, 2010 - 2:37pm
April 28, 2010
Grand Forks man charged with raping 64-year-old woman
Robert James Rhode, 43, is being held at the Grand Forks County jail on a $10,000 bond, a jail spokeswoman said Tuesday. A police affidavit says the victim had known Rhode for several years. He came to her Grand Forks home intoxicated Nov.
April 28, 2010 - 11:04am
April 6, 2010
More than 20 dogs to be put down in Grand Forks rabies case
More than 20 dogs likely will be euthanized this week, and about 15 people have been referred to their physicians after a rabid dog was brought to Grand Forks' Circle of Friends Humane Society, officials said Monday. State Veterinarian Susan Keller said the North Dakota Board of...
April 6, 2010 - 10:00am
March 15, 2010
Red at GF-EGF expected to crest at 47 to 49 feet
GRAND FORKS, N.D.
March 15, 2010 - 12:43pm
Red River quickly passes flood stage in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks this morning
The Red River topped flood stage this morning in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. At 11 a.m., the National Weather Service reported the Red River was at 28.81 feet, just higher than the flood stage of 28 feet. The 27-foot level is called the action stage, one in which city officials...
March 15, 2010 - 12:37pm
Red River tops flood stage in Grand Forks; city, county taking precautionary flooding measures
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The Red River topped flood stage this morning in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. At 11 a.m., the National Weather Service reported the Red River was at 28.81 feet, just higher than the flood stage of 28 feet. The 27-foot level is called the action stage, one...
March 15, 2010 - 11:19am
March 4, 2010
Standoff ends with arrest after police go into mobile home, man arrested in hidden shotgun case
A Grand Forks man wanted on charges related to the loaded shotgun found last week in the Herald's building was arrested just before midnight...
March 4, 2010 - 7:43am
August 7, 2009
N.D. mom receives 6 months in breastfeeding-while-drunk case
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - In an unusual case that's grabbed international attention, a Grand Forks mother who police say was "extremely intoxicated" while breastfeeding her 6-week-old was sentenced today to a six-month term, which she is allowed to serve at a susbstance-abuse treatment...
August 7, 2009 - 3:56pm
June 24, 2009
North Dakota mom pleads guilty in drunk breast-feeding case
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - A Grand Forks mother accused of breast-feeding her 6-week-old baby while drunk has pleaded guilty to child neglect. Twenty-six-year-old Stacey Anvarinia could face up to five years in prison when she's sentenced on the felony charge Aug. 7. Judge Sonja Clapp...
June 24, 2009 - 8:14am