Skip to main content
Grand Forks Herald
Former Valley City superintendent to lead Richland 44
Major pushback against Line 3 recommendation
Owners of Bird Island home destroyed by fire now face charges
For employees, students to get paid, McNally Smith college building must sell before 2019
Legislators dig for budget figures from addiction recovery office
crime and courts
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
Grand Cities Children's Choir presents spring concert
Minnesotans could have been exposed to measles in Winona and Albert Lea, officials say
After alarming findings last year, ND's tick season arrives again
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
When it comes to wine, what are tannins?
STDs rising in Minnesota
Rockets close out Wolves with third-quarter surge
Thibodeau 'proud' of Timberwolves' progress
Sabathia liked what he heard from Twins
NFL Draft: Vikings' GM Rick Spielman open, as always, to trading for additional picks
Sano hits home run in Twins 4-7 loss to Yankees
Allyn O. Fagerholt
Duane N. Nelson
Katherine F. (Katy) Wright
Conservation easement protects northwest Minnesota habitat
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ DOUG LEIER: A look at the history of paddlefish snagging--EMDASH--and regulations--EMDASH--in North Dakota
Josh Andrews sturgeon
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
Brad Dokken: Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp begins biggest campaign of her political life…with a recycled ad from 2012?
Letter: A cancer that is growing, mutating
Letter: Purposeful isolation isn't too neighborly
Letter: Immigrant gets a bad shake in Grand Forks
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp pretends at the accessibility North Dakotans demand
BJ Maxson for Sheriff
Rep. Josh Boschee
90th Birthday Celebration
April 25, 2018
Attorney General Sessions to visit Fargo for law enforcement announcement, discuss drug crisis
FARGO – Attorney General Jeff Sessions will visit Fargo on Friday, April 27, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice....
16 hours 9 min ago
April 23, 2018
ND recreational marijuana petition nears 11,000 signatures
BISMARCK—Proponents of legalizing recreational marijuana use are about 2,500 signatures away from requirements for a measure to be placed...
April 23, 2018 - 5:51pm
April 19, 2018
Minnesota officials detail extent of opioid crisis, highlight treatment programs
PAUL -- Minnesota’s opioid epidemic was more deadly than ever in Ramsey County last year, taking the lives of 72 people, a 16 percent increase over the year before.The urgent need to address the crisis came into sharp focus again Thursday, April 19, as law enforcement officials...
April 19, 2018 - 8:21pm
UND student accused of dealing marijuana, LSD and pills
A UND student has been accused of dealing marijuana, LSD and pills. Kelly Ara Garrison, 18, of Browns Mills, N.J., had an initial appearance...
April 19, 2018 - 4:16pm
This is a story about a stoned raccoon at a fire station
An unusual pair showed up in the pre-dawn hours at Fire Station 82 in Wayne Township, Indiana, last week. Repeatedly pressing the doorbell was...
April 19, 2018 - 2:11pm
April 18, 2018
She shared drug-smuggling vacation on social media. Now 'Cocaine Babe' is off to prison.
A Canadian woman who tried to smuggle millions of dollars worth of cocaine into Australia has been convicted and sentenced to eight years behind...
April 18, 2018 - 10:08am
April 17, 2018
Dozens arrested in takedown of multistate opioid distribution network
Dozens of people have been charged with distributing heroin and fentanyl in the takedown of a drug distribution network operating in West Virginia...
April 17, 2018 - 1:23pm
April 16, 2018
US has been quietly helping Mexico with new, high-tech ways to fight opium
MEXICO CITY - In the past few opiate-soaked years, U.S. officials say, nearly all the heroin coursing through American cities has come from one...
April 16, 2018 - 8:58am
April 4, 2018
North Dakota man eludes meth charges for days by pretending to be his brother
Grand Forks, N.D. — Police say it happens to them on a daily basis. But in this case this guy got away with it for days in a case of un-brotherly...
April 4, 2018 - 9:00am
March 28, 2018
East Grand Forks man accused of conspiring to sell drugs with others
An East Grand Forks man faces 30 years in prison after investigators said he conspired with others to sell drugs in the area.
March 28, 2018 - 1:57pm
March 27, 2018
Suspected drug kingpin charged with trafficking enough fentanyl to kill 10 million people
Authorities in New York have indicted a suspected Mexican drug kingpin they say was responsible for trafficking enough fentanyl to kill 10 million...
March 27, 2018 - 10:49am
March 26, 2018
Natives Against Heroin group forms in Duluth
DULUTH — Babette Sandman was walking to lunch with a woman caring for a girl whose mother had died from a drug overdose. "I was watching the little girl skipping in front of us and she has no idea what death is, how final it is, that she will not see her mother ever again,"...
March 26, 2018 - 5:00am
March 22, 2018
Opioid shortages leave hospitals looking for alternatives
DULUTH—Hospitals in northern Minn. and across the state have been scrambling to cope with a nationwide shortage of injectable opioid painkillers. "The supply is just inconsistent," said Gina Lemke, pharmacy director at St. Luke's hospital. "We can't place an order and trust...
March 22, 2018 - 6:08pm
Airline crew member tried to smuggle $160,000 worth of cocaine in his pants, prosecutors say
A Fly Jamaica Airways crew member is accused of attempting to smuggle nearly nine pounds of cocaine through John F. Kennedy International Airport...
March 22, 2018 - 3:13pm
March 20, 2018
East Grand Forks man accused of selling drugs out of trailer, workshop
An East Grand Forks man has been accused of selling drugs out of a trailer and workshop. James Edward Kirchoffner, 44, appeared Tuesday in Polk...
March 20, 2018 - 5:25pm