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Cass Lake-Bena wins holiday hoops tourney

THIEF RIVER FALLS -- Arnold Kingbird brought home MVP honors and his Cass Lake-Bena boys basketball team claimed the tournament title at the Northland Community Technical College Thief River Falls ...

Renowned chef Mario Batali on leave from TV show and restaurant empire after 4 women allege sexual harassment

Mario Batali in New York on Jan. 30, 2013. Batali, a famous chef and restaurant owner, is stepping away from the daily operations of his businesses and the daytime program he co-hosts on ABC, "The Chew,” after reports of alleged sexual misconduct. Batali, in a statement sent to The New York Times by his representative, said the accusations “match up” with ways he has behaved. (Evan Sung/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein story, chef and television personality Mario Batali offered up his views on how to combat sexual harassment in the workplace for an Oct. ...

Three women reassert allegations of sexual harassment against Trump

President Donald Trump meets with Henry Kissinger, at the White House in Washington, Oct. 10, 2017. As he ends his first year in office, Trump is redefining what it means to be president. He sees the office much as he did the night of his stunning victory — as a prize he must fight to protect every waking moment, with Twitter as his Excalibur. (Doug Mills/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
The #MeToo sexual harassment movement roiling the nation reached the doors of the White House on Monday, when three women who last year accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct ...

A serial killer's creepy post-conviction message: There are more victims

With six words penned to his local newspaper, serial killer Todd Kohlhepp gave voice to the fears of investigators and anyone else worried that a missing loved one had become ...

Two women, baby die in head-on crash in southwest Minn.

REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — A southwest Minnesota woman and and a 1-year-old passenger, along with a Redwood Falls woman, died Saturday as a result of a head-on crash near Morton.
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WRESTLING: Jacks take second at Brainerd Invite

BRAINERD -- The Bemidji High School wrestling team had five top-three finishers and five fourth-place finishers at the Paul Bunyan Invitational to place second as a team on Saturday in ...

Weary of the internet, I went back to mail. 108 letters later, here's what I learned.

Cleaning out my cluttered house as my 70th birthday approached, I came across hundreds of old letters that my family accumulated over decades. It seemed vaguely disrespectful to throw them ...

Wind energy is supposed to fight climate change. But climate change is fighting back.

Wind turbines stand at the Subplu wind farm at dusk in Huay Bong, Thailand. Bloomberg photo by Brent Lewin
Climate change is affecting wind energy's potential to provide power, diminishing a renewable energy source that scientists and policymakers are counting on to replace fossil fuels, according to two scientific ...

Officials see weapons threat as North Korea gains biotech expertise

Five months before North Korea's first nuclear test in 2006, U.S. intelligence officials sent a report to Congress warning that secret work also was underway on a biological weapon. The ...


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