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Responders call off search for missing child for night
Suspect in police shooting faces attempted murder charges
A correctional officer's poem resonated with slain Corrections Officer Gomm
UPDATED: 17 people killed when duck boat sinks during storm in Missouri, police say
Does legal weed make police more effective?
crime and courts
'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' director James Gunn fired by Disney over old, offensive tweets
Water from broken valve damages books at North Dakota law library
Minnesota's Alamo Drafthouse Cinema embraces luxury
There's still plenty of planting season left
Powdery mildew on peonies a common problem
Highway to heaven: Man shoulders cross as he walks 4,000 miles
Lifelong complainers aren't likely to change with improved circumstances
Southern Minnesota jet charter company flies stranded family home from Costa Rica
Trio of athletes achieve X Games gold for first time
Duffy goes seven strong as Royals hold off Twins, 6-5
Joey Pederson wins late model feature on Hall of Fame night
Minnesota United benefiting from Calvo's flexibility to join attack
Sano advances to Triple-A after visiting his mother during all-star break
Carl K. Elston
Roger Dean Helland
Mark L. Amiot
Beatrice H. Hammer
Mark Dobmeier settling in nicely with his new racing team
DNR confirms zebra mussels in Bay Lake northwest of Mille Lacs
Road work planned on key Beltrami forest roads
Walleye fishing remains good on Lake of the Woods, Look deeper for Devils Lake walleyes, Catfish biting on the Red and openings remain for Cats Incredible tournament etc.
Distressed bear could cost taxpayers thousands
Letter: Helsinki incident is the people's fault
Letter: Protocol could have saved bear's life
Commentary: Hey Sanford, dads change diapers too
McFeely: No, mayor, Trump rally really cost Fargo $31,147.58
Letter: Bear didn't deserve a death sentence
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July 20, 2018
Our View: Take Altru up on its invitation
Herald editorial board What project in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks could possibly have more impact on the general population of those two cities and the region than the new hospital in the works by Altru Health System? Maybe the flood-control system. But the dikes that keep the...
July 20, 2018 - 6:15am
July 18, 2018
Our view: Pleased to see results of tax hike
In November, Grand Forks voters approved — and by surprising margin — a new sales tax that added a half-percent to the cost of many...
July 18, 2018 - 6:15am
July 17, 2018
Our view: More fodder for legals publication
An interesting study links the existence of newspapers in a community with government spending. To the researchers, it shows how newspapers actually keep government spending down, and also that when newspapers close, government spending rises. To us, it shows a link between the requirements...
July 17, 2018 - 10:14am
July 15, 2018
Give context to statues of Confederates
Herald editorial board In "Gone with the Wind," slaves are portrayed as loyal members of the protagonist families, whose tribulations during the Civil War form the plotline of that famous movie. Yet when "Gone with the Wind" debuted in an Atlanta theater in 1939, Hattie McDaniel —...
July 15, 2018 - 6:42am
July 13, 2018
Our view: More research dollars should be considered
If producers could extract a single percentage point more oil from North Dakota shale, it would generate billions of dollars more in annual oil...
July 13, 2018 - 8:21am
July 11, 2018
Our view: Could Canada's new pot law sway election?
Herald editorial board Canadians aren't viewed as radical. Yet they soon will be legally using marijuana for recreational purposes, and we wonder...
July 11, 2018 - 6:15am
July 10, 2018
Their view: Great Lakes work needs to continue
Duluth News Tribune As Duluth News Tribune editorials have been pointing out for nearly a decade, the federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative works. And deserves — no, needs — to continue to be allowed to do good.
July 10, 2018 - 6:15am
July 8, 2018
Commentary: Pruitt gone, but environment still at risk
The Washington Post It is about time. It took months of revelation after damning revelation for President Donald Trump to finally remove Scott Pruitt from the top job at the Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt joins the ranks of former Trump administration officials forced to...
July 8, 2018 - 7:17am
Our view: Risky times for region's ag producers
Herald editorial board The opening round of President Trump's trade tariffs went into effect Friday, and now the country awaits answers to so many questions, including: 1. Will ag producers be as adversely affected as many predict? 2. Will China blink? 3. Can the president's strategy...
July 8, 2018 - 6:16am
July 7, 2018
Our view: Good point: Where is Obama?
Herald editorial board An op-ed in the Washington newspaper The Hill catches our attention. Written by former congressional aide Brent Budowsky, the piece wonders why President Barack Obama has not thrown his political weight behind Democrats running for high office. Budowsky writes...
July 7, 2018 - 6:09am
July 5, 2018
Our view: Miss America Pageant made the right choice
Herald editorial board In 1982, Pulitzer Prize-winning editorialist Jack Rosenthal of the New York Times wrote that every era needs a taboo....
July 5, 2018 - 6:25am
July 4, 2018
Our view: Yes, gesture did indeed make our day
Herald editorial board Every now and then, the newspaper becomes the story. It happened last week in Maryland. To a much, much lesser extent, it happened here, too, and we reacted with awkward hesitance. A Grand Forks group that wishes to remain anonymous left the following message...
July 4, 2018 - 6:15am
Roosevelt on July 4: Don't waste one hour
Herald editorial board On July 4, 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt put in a full day of work, hoping to set an example for Americans who had...
July 4, 2018 - 6:11am
June 30, 2018
Our view: $20 million? That's a lot of money
Herald editorial board Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Perspective sometimes varies. But $20 million is still a whole lot of money. Yet...
June 30, 2018 - 6:15am
June 28, 2018
Our view: Fast-track UND banners downtown
Herald editorial board If a visitor wanders downtown in Grand Forks, is it apparent the city is proud to be home to a flagship university? Sure, there are banners that hang from light poles throughout the downtown area, but they're too small and, in our minds, don't entirely portray...
June 28, 2018 - 6:58am