Skip to main content
Grand Forks Herald
'The president's wingman': Absent in the West Wing, Bannon stays close to Trump
Rest area on eastbound I-94 near Medina, ND, temporarily closed
Self-employed contractors playing 'Russian roulette' if they aren't insured for medical expenses, lost income
GFK airport creates task force
One dead, one charged with DUI in Northern N.D. crash
crime and courts
This Oklahoma fraternity has a choreographed jorts-and-fanny pack dance routine
'Legends of Terror' returns to the Myra Museum
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
Marilyn Hagerty: Sports, snowblowers and scares
Health Matters: Aspirin plus blood-thinners not recommended
Marilyn Hagerty: Like to worry? Today's for you
Mariliyn Hagerty: Soup's on
Marilyn Hagerty: Everyone has to start somewhere
Minnesota goalie has the last laugh
The playmaker: If there's a will, there's a way to catch it for Urzendowski
Senior Spotlight: Get to know Bison punter Jackson Koonce
Senior Spotlight: Get to know Bison free safety Keenan Hodenfield
Gopher goalie Eric Schierhorn stays strong against UND
Robert "Bob" Zimny
Lorraine C. Ettl
Bear hit in Grand Forks County weighed 300 pounds
DNR eyes land swap to connect ATV trail
Hunter shoots 700-plus-pound bear in northwest Minnesota
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: The Gerdes Nation marks 50-year tradition
IN THE FIELD
Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully
Column: If only the chair could talk
GROWING TOGETHER: Autumn checklist for putting yard and garden to bed
Caregivers may need to work to recover positive memories
Viewpoint: No tolerance for eco-terrorism
September 28, 2017
U.S. Senate confirms Fargo trial judge to federal appeals court
WASHINGTON — Judge Ralph Erickson was in the midst of presiding over a murder trial when his law clerk sent him a message informing him...
September 28, 2017 - 8:33pm
September 14, 2017
Senate committee unanimously supports Fargo judge for federal appeals court
FARGO — A Senate panel unanimously voted to approve the nomination of U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson to the 8th Circuit U.S. Court...
September 14, 2017 - 2:19pm
September 6, 2017
Judge dismisses woman's wrongful arrest lawsuit against city of Fargo
FARGO—A federal judge has dismissed a civil lawsuit against the city of Fargo, its former police chief and two officers that claimed police...
September 6, 2017 - 9:14pm
July 26, 2017
Heitkamp, Hoeven introduce Judge Erickson during committee hearing
WASHINGTON — North Dakota's senators introduced U.S. District Court Judge Ralph Erickson during a Senate committee hearing on his nomination...
July 26, 2017 - 1:18pm
June 7, 2017
Trump nominates U.S. District Court judge in Fargo to federal appeals court
FARGO — Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., announced that President Trump has nominated U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson to a seat on the 8th...
June 7, 2017 - 7:20pm
January 26, 2017
Former U.S. marshal in Bismarck pleads guilty to child porn charge
FARGO—A former deputy U.S. marshal in Bismarck pleaded guilty in federal court here on Thursday, Jan. 26, to one count of attempting to receive...
January 26, 2017 - 3:03pm
December 10, 2016
Appeals court affirms Gap decision in dispute with Columbia Mall
An appeals court affirmed a decision in favor of the clothing retailer Gap in its years-long lease dispute with Grand Forks' Columbia Mall last...
December 10, 2016 - 3:34pm
January 11, 2016
UPDATED: Judge awards $550,000 to Gap over mall dispute
A federal judge has awarded more than $550,000 to the clothing retailer Gap over a dispute with leadership of Grand Forks' Columbia Mall. The case revolved around disagreements over Gap's obligations to pay heating, ventilation, air conditioning and maintenance expenses. U.S. District...
January 11, 2016 - 12:45pm
December 10, 2015
Columbia Mall was wrong to collect $427,000 in fees from Gap, judge says
International clothing retailer Gap is seeking more than $500,000 after a federal judge ruled this fall Grand Forks' Columbia Mall violated its...
December 10, 2015 - 5:08pm
April 27, 2015
Case before SCOTUS could strike down gay marriage bans, including N.D.'s
A U.S. Supreme Court case with the potential to overturn North Dakota's ban on gay marriage will hear oral arguments today. The Supreme Court will hear two and a half hours worth of oral arguments today in Obergefell v. Hodges, along with three other cases appealed from the Cincinnati-based...
April 27, 2015 - 10:33pm
August 7, 2012
Organizers: Nickname measure pushed to 2014
Diehard supporters of UND's Fighting Sioux nickname say they continue collecting signatures to force another statewide vote on the issue, but...
August 7, 2012 - 4:56pm
Judge declares 'Fighting Sioux' fight over, dismisses lawsuit against state
Declaring that the long, contentious fight over UND's Fighting Sioux nickname appears to be over, U.S.
August 7, 2012 - 3:54pm
April 21, 2010
Judge calls former West Fargo day care operator 'pathological liar' in sentencing
FARGO Tracy Ann Rankin is one of the least credible defendants U.S. District Court Judge Ralph R. Erickson said he has ever sentenced. Erickson...
April 21, 2010 - 8:16am
Traffic ticket suit may cost city of Fargo $1 million
FARGO Newly filed court documents show the city of Fargo may have to pay more than $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed over traffic fines the courts have ruled to be illegal. Documents filed in U.S.
November 21, 2009 - 7:28am
October 20, 2009
Former West Fargo day care owner pleads guilty to fraud
FARGO A former West Fargo day care owner pleaded guilty Monday to a felony stemming from mail fraud schemes involving several banks and two individuals. In exchange for the plea, federal prosecutors agreed to dismiss seven other charges filed against Tracy Ann Rankin. The 31-year-old,...
October 20, 2009 - 7:04am