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 >>
Three Republican senators want to curb law enforcement agencies' power to use drones without warrants. SEE ALSO: Andy Driscoll, KFAI host, duped by The Onion's "Drone Flyover" inauguration photo [IMAGE]A bill introduced by Sean Nienow, R-Cambridge, Roger Chamberlain, R-Lino Lakes, and Dan Hall, R-Bu ... More >>
Think drones only fly above Pakistan, Afghanistan, or other quasi-theaters of war?SEE ALSO:-- Camp Ripley drones: New $3.9 million facility sparks protest -- Grand Forks police to begin regularly using drones this spring Think again. Yesterday, an unmanned helicopter was photographed flying above th ... More >>
Marilyn Hagerty, the Grand Forks Herald restaurant reviewer whose writeup of a local Olive Garden went viral last spring, won the prestigious Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media for lifetime achievement last week."It was just overwhelming because other winners of the award were Walter ... More >>
See also: Olive Garden review: the greatest restaurant review ever written The Grand Forks Herald restaurant writer whose homey review of a new Olive Garden created a weeks-long internet sensation will receive a prestigious national journalism award that has previously gone to such luminaries as Wa ... 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 >>
Related:Duluth floods: Top 10 jaw-dropping images [PHOTOS]Duluth flood update, and 10 more jaw-dropping images [PHOTOS]With the stark, grotesque, and unnerving images from Duluth's massive flood comes the worry about our upper Minnesota neighbors -- some of whom are musicians. As the devastation pil ... More >>
Grand Forks is a college town, and what do you offer when you want college students to do something for you? Beer, of course!But when you're running for mayor, you can't offer beer to students in exchange for their vote. That's illegal. And today, the Grand Forks Herald reports that Gilly's Bar and ... More >>
We all know excessive drinking, especially when combined with driving, can do significant damage to a promising political career. But what about tipping a couple back before you're of legal age?Of course, there's little to no precedent for that scenario -- not because under-21ers don't drink, but ... More >>
Everybody 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 >>
The Grand Forks police department plans to begin regularly using drones this spring.News of the new drone program comes just days after a Fargo lawyer said he might challenge the legality of law enforcement's use of a drone to make an arrest in rural North Dakota last summer. Six law enforcement ... More >>
Last summer, American law enforcement used an unmanned drone to apprehend a group of alleged bad guys.This didn't happen in Afghanistan or Iraq -- it happened in North Dakota and represents the first time U.S. law enforcement has used a drone to make an arrest.Now, Fargo-based Bruce Quick, the at ... More >>
A Grand Forks to Minneapolis flight was canceled yesterday afternoon because a flight attendant was drunk. Really, really drunk.According to a police report obtained by the Grand Forks Herald, the attendant, a resident of the Twin Cities area whose name hasn't yet been released, had a blood alcoh ... More >>
From the 'why people older than the average life expectancy maybe shouldn't be allowed to drive' department:A 82-year-old Britton, South Dakota man was driving in dense fog Friday night near his home when he got lost. He turned up almost two days later in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.Leonard Johnson a ... More >>
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A Pinnacle crew grew suspicious of a Saudi's nature call.You've heard of the quip "driving while black." Maybe now we have "pissing while Saudi," after three Saudi Arabian students flying to Grand Forks were detained for hours after one of them had the temerity to use an aircraft's bathroom. ... More >>
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Local sax man Chris Thomson looked comfortable enough onstage sitting in with Branford and Delfeayo Marsalis at Orchestra Hall last month. But three years earlier, he couldn't blow a note.
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