Jerimiah "J.J. Moen, the 2012 Golden Groves Tri-state champion, collapsed after the first round of a Saturday afternoon super-heavyweight boxing match against Matt "Bubba" Fowler in East Grand Forks. He lost consciousness in the ring and never regained it before being pronounced dead Wednesday.SEE A ... More >>
Adam Budge gave his buddy, 17-year-old Elijah Stai of Park Rapids, a fatal dose of a synthetic hallucinogen. Budge, 18, could spend 25 years in prison as a result.Just before 10 p.m. on June 12, Budge and Stai were hanging out at Budge's East Grand Forks home when they mixed a white power -- 2C-I -- ... More >>
The town of East Grand Forks appears to have a very PG approach to commerce. Earlier this month, the city informed the owners of a new shop called Fantasy's that they were in violation of the "adult uses" ordinance, and therefore had to relocate. Fantasy's countered with a federal lawsuit alleging ... More >>
‚ÄčEverybody online today is enjoying the recent publication of The Greatest Restaurant Review Ever Written, a piece entitled "Long-awaited Olive Garden receives warm welcome" by Marilyn Hagerty of the Grand Forks Herald.There are so many evocative parts of the review: The "two long, warm breadstick ... More >>
Meet the neighbors
When did U.S. Senate hopeful Rebecca Yanisch get the idea to make affordable housing a top priority? It sure wasn't while she was running the Minneapolis Community Development Agency.
Forget free trade with China, privatizing Social Security, and that pesky debate about campaign-finance reform. Hereís everything you really need to know about that gaggle of Minnesotans who are vying for a six-year stint in Washington.
A Minnesota killing prompts front-page headlines overseas--and yawns back home