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Former first lady Grace Link to observe 100th birthday

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BISMARCK -- The family of former first lady Grace Link and the State Historical Society of North Dakota Foundation will host an open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. ...

Police release name of Bismarck vehicle seller who died in standoff

BISMARCK -- Bismarck police have identified the man who died during a five-hour standoff Sunday in south Bismarck. Willie Leam Peoples, 59, died of a reported self-inflicted gunshot wound July ...

Second-half surge? Breaking down the Twins at the All-Star break


North Dakota firefighter's case moves to federal court

The case of a volunteer firefighter accused of setting multiple fires in Elgin last winter is moving to federal court. John Iszler, 25, is charged in U.S. District Court with ...

Stone barn rises like cathedral in far western Minnesota

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The Milky Way was photographed Friday, July 13, over the Schott Stone Barn southwest of Chokio during a moonless night in western Minnesota. The image was created from a long exposure where some star trails appear and a tungsten flashlight is used to illuminate the barn to show detail in the rock walls. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service2 / 5
In the July evening light, the Schott stone barn resembles a cathedral July 13 on the prairie located on the Big Stone and Steven’s county line southwest of Chokio. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service3 / 5
This photo, supplied by the Big Stone County Museum, shows the Schott stone barn near Chokio, Minnesota, during its working life with roof intact. Vandals set the roof on fire, but the main stone structure was saved. Submitted photo4 / 5
The interior of the barn had room for 14 cows and several horses. Many of the rocks that were used for the barn were split by Frank Schott, who was from a family of stone masons in Germany. The rocks were raised by a block and tackle with horses or a tractor. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service5 / 5
CHOKIO, Minn. -- A stone barn that rises out of the far western Minnesota prairie like a cathedral was built by Frank Schott and his sons, William and Anthony, starting ...
Steve Kohls
I started my career in photography after graduation from Moorhead State College with photography positions at the Daily News in Wahpeton, ND. , Country Echo in Pequot Lakes, The Journal in New Ulm and settling at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1975. I have been teaching fine art black and white and color photography at Central Lakes College for the past 15 years. Currently I have been teaching Underwater Photography for Central Lakes College and the Minnesota School of Diving for the past 7 years. From May to November you can find me at the Mineland Recreation Area either scuba diving and photographing the fish or enjoying the beauty of our area’s newest lakes.
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Pilot killed in crop duster plane crash into Missouri River

A pilot died Tuesday afternoon after a crop duster plane crashed into the Missouri River near Fort Rice. The plane crashed shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday, less than a mile ...

Report: Former Timberwolf Bjelica won't sign with 76ers, will return to Europe

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Nemanja Bjelica in action in March against the Philadelphia 76ers during the third quarter at Wells Fargo Center. Bill Streicher / USA TODAY Sports
Free agent forward Nemanja Bjelica will not sign with the Philadelphia 76ers, opting instead to return to Europe, ESPN reported Tuesday. Per the report, Bjelica informed the 76ers of his ...

UND gets commitment from former WHL player Murphy Stratton

Murphy Stratton watched a dozen of his Wenatchee Wild teammates commit to colleges last season. But he wasn’t getting much attention. It wasn’t because of his ability level. He had ...
Brad Elliott Schlossman

Schlossman is in his 13th year covering college hockey for the Herald. In 2016 and 2018, he was named the top beat writer in the country by the Associated Press Sports Editors. He also was the NCHC's inaugural Media Excellence Award winner in 2018. Schlossman has voted in the national college hockey poll since 2007 and has served as a member of the Hobey Baker and Patty Kazmaier Award committees.

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Trump says he accepts US intelligence on Russian interference in 2016 election but denies collusion

From left, Rep. Jim Renacci (R-Ohio) and Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) look on as President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Trump said that he had misspoken a day earlier in Helsinki, Finland, when he appeared to take the word of President Vladimir Putin of Russia over the conclusion of his own intelligence agencies on Russian election meddling in 2016. On Tuesday, Trump said he “accepts” those findings. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
WASHINGTON - Seeking to quell mounting criticism after the Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he accepts the U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that ...

As a pregnant teen, I felt like a failure. But then I realized failure wasn't an option.

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I lay on the table in an Atlanta hospital room almost a decade ago, watching as my doctor sliced me open and yanked two slimy, screaming balls of fire from ...


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