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MARILYN HAGERTY: Back to school is means lots to do
Border Patrol agents fire shots at entry port
Grand Forks man charged with child porn possession after drug investigation
DNR begins operation to suck out starry stonewort infestation on Turtle Lake
Facebook's automated trending section posts fake Megyn Kelly story
crime and courts
UND FOOTBALL: Expecting a bruising matchup
After fighting injuries, former Bison Emanuel fighting for starting linebacker job in San Diego
UND FOOTBALL: Running back Brady Oliveira shaped by family background
Berger gets his turn at center
Liven up your desk space with color and accessories
Finding the way to FIT
BOOKNOTES: "Head in the Cloud: Why Knowing Things Still Matters When Facts Are So Easy to Look Up," "Downsizing the Family Home"
THE LIST: Janessa's Midnight Movie Madness feat. Divine!, Muddy Waters Clay Center, The Rollin' On The River Inline skating marathon
Artist Nancy Friese: Beauty of the wide open
life & style
Dolores A. "Dee" Desautel
Archie "Mark" Hartje
Eugene Dean Mecham
Loma L. Rudnik
East Grand Forks girl treated for cancer goes on family houseboat adventure
Late August is hummingbird season
NICE FISH: Great catches around the region
OUTDOORS CALENDAR: Biking, birding, hunting events around the region
GET YOUR GEAR ON: SoftScience Ultra Lyte hiking boots
Watch: Aerial video of Hillsboro tornado damage
LETTER: Kudos to police for restraint at disruptive protest
LLOYD OMDAHL: National interests taking over state initiatives
MINNESOTA REPRESENTATIVES: Governor, Senate's zeal for rail throws outstate under bus
North Dakota Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley Q&A: 'An unlawful protest'
50th Wedding Anniversary
August 28, 2016
OUR OPINION: Unlawful protests anger public
A protest can be a volatile scene, a place where hot words can act like sparks on tinder and bring about a conflagration. That's why Standing...
August 28, 2016 - 12:02am
August 26, 2016
OUR OPINION: Find out what happened at Human Services
What on Earth went wrong at the North Dakota Department of Human Services? The audit findings of shockingly lax procedures in the child-care...
August 26, 2016 - 8:59am
August 25, 2016
OUR OPINION: UND's 'ombuds' already has taken sides
The problem with UND's ombuds position starts with its name. The word "ombuds" is such a sop to political correctness that it taints the whole...
August 25, 2016 - 6:30am
August 24, 2016
OUR OPINION: Violence, intimidation mar pipeline protest
In the eyes of the public, protesters who take the law into their own hands have two strikes against them. Violence results in the third strike....
August 24, 2016 - 3:00pm
August 23, 2016
OUR OPINION: UAS conference, like UAS industry, soars
One of these years—OK, one of these decades—the printed copy of this newspaper will be deposited on readers' doorsteps by drone....
August 23, 2016 - 9:00am
August 21, 2016
OUR OPINION: Twin Cities project's failure bodes ill for Greater Minnesota
Star Tribune editorials likely don't get much notice from rural Minnesota legislators. Especially Republican rural Minnesota legislators. While...
August 21, 2016 - 9:15pm
OUR OPINION: The myth of Grand Forks low-income students
As mentioned before in this space, one of Grand Forks' greatest strengths is the fact that class divisions are so much more muted than in other...
August 21, 2016 - 1:11pm
August 19, 2016
OUR OPINION: Thompson, N.D., school bond deserves support
If the citywide school-bond vote in Thompson, N.D., fails on Tuesday, Walter Meyer will have identified why. In his letter on this page, Meyer...
August 19, 2016 - 6:00am
August 17, 2016
OUR OPINION: Lesson 1 for college presidents: Anticipate
In chess, the masters and the grandmasters are the ones who think several moves ahead. So, too, with college presidents: Conjure up a list of the most successful, and always it'll include leaders who anticipated—and allowed for—public reaction. That's why, in the best...
August 17, 2016 - 9:41pm
OUR OPINION: Act now to stop Red River from running dry
Thanks to the dike system, Grand Forks and East Grand Forks are protected against a 100-year flood. But the cities remain acutely vulnerable to a 100-year drought. That's why the Red River Valley Water Supply Project is so important. The project is the valley's "long-term care insurance,"...
August 17, 2016 - 9:04am
August 16, 2016
OUR OPINION: Motorists' view: Stop signs calm traffic near Grand Forks school
The stop signs seem to work fine. They act as "traffic calmers" at the intersection of Belmont Road and Fourth Avenue South in Grand Forks, slowing...
August 16, 2016 - 7:00am
August 14, 2016
OUR OPINION: Consider all options for new revenue
North Dakota's budget woes have dominated headlines, legislative sessions and coffee shop discussion for the better part of two years. Spurred...
August 14, 2016 - 8:30am
August 13, 2016
OUR OPINION: Florida shooting reinforces bad gun habits
Today's assignment: Go to the internet and look up the primary rules of North Dakota's hunter safety education course. The four primary rules...
August 13, 2016 - 5:00am
August 12, 2016
OUR OPINION: Consider student numbers in wide view of poverty
With respect to the local chapter of United Way and a host of other important charitable organizations, poverty in our community might not be...
August 12, 2016 - 6:00am
August 9, 2016
OUR OPINION: Time to move Legislature to annual sessions
North Dakota lawmakers met in special session last week and approved a $310 million budget fix that will bridge the gap between the Legislature's...
August 9, 2016 - 6:00am