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'Voices under the rubble' after quake hits Italy; at least 38 dead
Thompson voters turn out in record numbers for $10 million school expansion vote
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of murdered Watkins 5-year-old girl
Minnesota man, 29, charged with sexually assaulting toddler
Gubernatorial candidates face off in first debate Thursday night
crime and courts
UND FOOTBALL: Missouri Valley mum on membership options
Bachmeier's promotion on NDSU depth chart makes Kindred a D1 kind of football town
New $7.2M Fargodome video boards debut at Bison football opener
Bridgewater throwing in practice
VIEW: Arizona State writes letter applying for NCHC membership
MARILYN HAGERTY: Burgers are a favorite of regular Boardwalk customers
CHEF JESS: Be a pickle pro
Health Matters: Try to avoid high usage of supplements such as omega-3
BOOKNOTES: 'The Value of the Moon,' 'Slick Water,' 'Maple Syrup'
Drone Racing: Flying for fun in Grand Forks
life & style
Lucille Theodora Bronson
Arne R. Beito
Keith Carlton Nestoss Keidel
Danielle Aimee Denney
What would you do to land a big fish? Watch this fly fisherman dive into the water
Shadae Quient catfish
Ethan Loeks walleye
TALKIN' with DOKKEN: Is it legal to use drones as a tool for hunting in North Dakota or Minnesota?
Trail pays tribute to a friend
OUR OPINION: UAS conference, like UAS industry, soars
RON NESS: Protests are impeding pipeline progress, safety
MIKE JACOBS: Pipeline protest shows new dimension in North Dakota politics
McFeely: Klieman’s--and others--friendship with Scott Miller went deeper than words
LETTER: Nothing good will come from annual legislative sessions
July 22, 2016
Sam Cook: 'Mountain men' learn a lesson going camping at age 12 and 14
DULUTH—We were mountain men. That's what we were. I was about 14, my brother 12. But somewhere outside of Waukesha, Wis., at a state park...
July 22, 2016 - 3:16pm
July 5, 2016
Minnesota state parks' online reservations a welcome change for some
BUFFALO RIVER STATE PARK, Minn.—Sitting around a slightly smoking campfire, with an early July breeze rustling trees overhead, Dan Hilgert...
July 5, 2016 - 2:30pm
May 29, 2016
Red River State Recreation Area draws hundreds of campers for Memorial Day weekend
For Chad and Kaila Jones of Twin Valley, Minn., the Red River State Recreation Area was the perfect place to take their three children and their...
May 29, 2016 - 6:36pm
May 24, 2016
Minnesota state parks break records on camping numbers
Heading into the first major holiday weekend of 2016, Minnesota state parks have already seen a record number of visitors. Compared with 2015,...
May 24, 2016 - 6:00pm
May 2, 2016
SHARE YOUR STORY: How do you camp?
The Herald wants to hear about your camping experiences and traditions. Do you venture to the same campground every summer or have you made it...
May 2, 2016 - 1:49pm
April 17, 2016
Larry Hagen is back where he started at Turtle River State Park - but as manager
TURTLE RIVER STATE PARK, N.D.—Larry Hagen started his career at Turtle River State Park in 1978 as a seasonal park ranger and spent parts...
April 17, 2016 - 1:30am
March 11, 2016
Changes coming to Minnesota state parks' campsite reservation system
All campsites at Minnesota state parks soon will be available for advance reservations under changes the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Friday. The changes in the state's campsite reservation system will be phased in beginning May 3, said Erika Rivers, director...
March 11, 2016 - 7:00pm
February 7, 2016
BRAD DOKKEN: Get out. Have fun.
The winter of 2015-16 is on track to be another disappointing season for snow-lovers, especially on the North Dakota side of the Red River, where...
February 7, 2016 - 5:30am
November 13, 2015
Minnesota state parks offer Black Friday special with free admission
ST. PAUL -- While some will be burning off their Thanksgiving calories by frantically pushing a shopping cart through the aisles of a large retailer on Black Friday, the state of Minnesota has another idea. In an effort to encourage Minnesotans to explore the great...
November 13, 2015 - 5:15pm
November 6, 2015
Northland Outdoors expands, launches new media products
Forum Communications Co. announces the launch of four new media products for Northland Outdoors, a brand focused on outdoor sports, recreation and living in the Upper Midwest. The new Northland Outdoors website, magazine, TV show and radio program will cover a range of...
November 6, 2015 - 10:45pm
October 11, 2015
BRAD DOKKEN: There’s something about a campfire
There’s something about a campfire that never gets old, that makes old people feel young again and spans generations. What that something is, I can’t really say for sure, but it’s true. There’s something about a campfire. I thought about that the other night when...
October 11, 2015 - 11:45am
September 27, 2015
Longtime manager of Turtle River State Park talks some of the highs and lows of the job
NEAR ARVILLA, N.D.—Nearly every morning for the past 23 years, Steve Crandall has driven through Turtle River State Park before attending...
September 27, 2015 - 1:48pm
September 17, 2015
Minnesota state parks report another big increase in visitors
ST. PAUL -- A post-Labor Day report from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shows a trend is continuing for significant increases in visitation and camping at state parks. Through Sept. 7, one-day permits in 2015 are up 16 percent over the same time period in...
September 17, 2015 - 9:10pm
August 25, 2015
East Grand Forks City Council mulls campground improvements
More amenities could come to campsites in the Red River State Recreation Area campground if the East Grand Forks City Council accepts a bid for...
August 25, 2015 - 9:21pm
August 23, 2015
MARILYN HAGERTY: Going camping across the border
On summer evenings, Gordon and Millie Dalik from Winnipeg sit outside their trailer home in the East Grand Forks campgrounds and watch the sun...
August 23, 2015 - 6:00am