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Witnesses and residents recount Superior refinery explosion
Refinery blast injures at least 11; fire still burning as evacuation continues
East Grand Forks School Board launches strategic plan
Combating fake news: Panel of Fargo media experts discuss the landscape of today's media
Senate debates voluminous budget bill that includes little spending
crime and courts
Pottery center showcases creativity in clay
Out and about: A look back on the boom
'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
Why surgeons amputated a 7-year-old's leg and reattached it the wrong way
Tell us what makes your mom the best
Marilyn Hagerty: Elephants, tigers and clowns, oh my!
Minn. man believes old batteries used in foundation robbed him of health, home
Browser's Blackout Bingo
Browns get QB, Giants select RB Barkley to open NFL draft
Thursday's local scoreboard
Thursday's local clipboard
Central, Red River play to 1-1 tie in girls soccer
Minn. United's Allianz Field will hold big-time matches, commissioner says
Casey Myron Weekley
Raymond L. Wilson
Geralyn Leiran Lunski
Outdoors report: Ice retreating on region's lake
The trout don't know how lucky they are
Doug Leier: A look at the history of paddlefish snagging — and regulations — in North Dakota
Conservation easement protects northwest Minnesota habitat
Josh Andrews sturgeon
On guns: Put money where mouth is
Letter: Nice for veterans to be remembered
Our view: Minnesota should pass service animal law
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp begins biggest campaign of her political life…with a recycled ad from 2012?
Letter: A cancer that is growing, mutating
BJ Maxson for Sheriff
Rep. Josh Boschee
90th Birthday Celebration
April 16, 2018
Monday's local scoreboard
Running 6 Boston Marathon Area N.D. finishers (Overall place, Name, age, hometown, time) 2,268. James Arnason, 26, Grand Forks, 3:03.08. 2,423. Miles Traiser, 27, Jamestown, 3:04.10. 5,214. Kevin Carollo, 49, Fargo, 3:19.24. 6,488. Cassie Flach, 29, Fargo, 3:24:45. 7,736. Anna Gessell,...
April 16, 2018 - 10:19pm
Linden becomes first US female to win Boston Marathon since 1985; Japanese amateur wins men's race
Two-time Olympian Desiree Linden became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years on Monday when she broke the tape at...
April 16, 2018 - 2:27pm
Local runners represent Grand Forks at Boston marathon
Three Grand Forks natives have earned a place in the 122nd Boston Marathon, which kicks off at 8:40 a.m. today. Brian Gregoire, 54, said he starting running when his family got a dog that he would take on walks. Those walks gradually turned into runs. Ten years later, Gregoire says...
April 16, 2018 - 7:41am
April 13, 2018
Running website gives Fargo Marathon thumbs up for its flat, fast course
FARGO — The Sanford Fargo Marathon is advertised as flat, friendly and fast and at least one running website agrees it's one of the best...
April 13, 2018 - 3:51pm
January 18, 2018
A 66-year-old is about to run seven marathons in seven days on seven continents
When Robert Owens's father was 75, he gave his son some advice. "He said, 'You know, son, the sad part is when you get old they just put you...
January 18, 2018 - 10:55am
August 12, 2017
Former Olympian with Minn. ties plans marathon as final pro race
At the start of 2017, Nick Symmonds announced this would be his last year of competitive running. But that doesn’t mean the hard-charging middle...
August 12, 2017 - 10:23am
April 20, 2014
Grand Forks runner is feeling Boston Strong
Grand Forks runner Holly Dannewitz has a bit of a different feeling heading into the Boston Marathon than last year. “I’m feeling more relaxed,” she said.
April 20, 2014 - 7:27pm
South Dakota family rallies to keep lost father's memory alive through race
MITCHELL, S.D. -- The plaque is dated Oct. 16, 2013, with a photo of a man in military fatigues that reads, "Our family leader. Without him none...
January 20, 2014 - 8:00am
October 28, 2013
STEVE WAGNER: Running strengthens bonds, forms new friendships
Three years ago, a long-time friend invited me to join a group of runners to reflect on the race season and celebrate their friendships and successes...
October 28, 2013 - 12:05am
October 20, 2013
STEVE WAGNER: A closer look at core runners
A look at the 2013 National Running Survey, conducted by RunningUSA, gives all kinds of insight into our sport. The publication, released earlier...
October 20, 2013 - 10:07pm
October 13, 2013
STEVE WAGNER: Area runners ignore weather for inaugural Bemidji marathon
In a bit of a surprise last week, race officials with the Wild Hog Half Marathon said they would delay the jump to a full marathon for a year. No...
October 13, 2013 - 10:18pm
October 9, 2013
STEVE WAGNER: Going the distance at the Twin Cities Marathon
Running a marathon is no small task. Anyone who's taken on the 26.2-mile challenge knows it takes months of preparation to successfully complete...
October 9, 2013 - 10:45am
September 28, 2013
WILD HOG HALF MARATHON NOTEBOOK: Minnesotan wins wheelchair division
Minnesotan wins wheelchair division Vance Gerkovich of Stewartville, Minn., won the half marathon wheelchair division. Gerkovich completed the course at 1:07:13. He also won the half marathon division this past spring at the Fargo Marathon. Father-daughter team finish Mike Hergert...
September 28, 2013 - 9:29pm
Volunteers donate time to help make race day special for runners
As Stacy Kusler watched runners from the Grand Forks Wild Hog Half Marathon begin to cross the finish line, she said this was her favorite part....
September 28, 2013 - 8:49pm
VIDEO: Runners defy rain for Wild Hog Half Marathon
Rain-soaked runners wound through Grand Forks and East Grand Forks Saturday morning as part of the second annual Wild Hog Half Marathon and 10K...
September 28, 2013 - 5:00pm