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Book looks at North Dakota’s current affairs to explore challenges ahead
Thief River Falls man faces charges of second-degree manslaughter and first-degree assault
AirAsia flight carrying 155 people from Indonesia to Singapore missing
REGIONAL ROUNDUP: Park River, N.D., getting new fertilizer facility
Grand Forks County eyes next unmanned aerial systems project
crime and courts
MEN'S HOCKEY: Saturday's results
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Saturday's results
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Saturday's results
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Saturday's results
BOYS BASKETBALL: Saturday's results
WHAT WE'RE WATCHING: It's the most wonderful time of the year
The 2015 awards season lineup
Sony Pictures 'The Interview' grosses more than $1 million at the box office
Who's on the bubble in Oscar best picture race?
Microsoft's Xbox Live back up, Sony PlayStation Network still down after hack
life & style
Allan Adolph Wigand
Brenda Ann Malaterre
Fishing over the limit nets a big fine, loss of boat for angler
WEEKLY DNR ENFORCEMENT REPORT: Trapping, ice fishing enforcement etc.
Tentative 2015 hunting dates set for North Dakota
Stay safe when darkhouse spearing
STEVE WAGNER: A community priority focuses on mental health
OUR OPINION: How to improve the Outdoor Heritage Fund
LETTER: Dalrymple's budget 'surge' misses counties
LETTER: Personal preparedness = stronger communities
MARILYN HAGERTY: Moving boldly to 2015
50th Wedding Anniversary
December 10, 2014
Police seek help in search for missing Mandan boy
Mandan police are seeking the public’s help in locating a 14-year-old boy missing since Monday.
news / region
December 10, 2014 - 8:33pm
Wahpeton teacher put on leave for allegedly pushing two students against a wall
A Wahpeton teacher has been put on administrative leave for allegedly pushing two students against a wall and making inappropriate comments to them late last week.
news / education
December 10, 2014 - 5:19pm
Boy injured by car near school in Alexandria, Minnesota
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A 12-year-old boy suffered minor injuries after he was struck by a vehicle near a middle school on Monday. The accident happened at about 3 p.m. on McKay Avenue in front of Discovery Middle School. Police said it appears that the boy was running...
news / region
December 10, 2014 - 9:34am
December 9, 2014
In Grand Forks high schools special education students join unified classes
Gym classes at Grand Forks high schools have been providing more than just a workout. This semester, special education students have joined what’s called a unified class at Red River and Central to expand their social interaction, teacher Lisa Perreault said. “For those...
news / education
December 9, 2014 - 8:02pm
December 6, 2014
SOCIAL SECURITY Q&A: Adults handle minors’ SSI money
Q. I am 15 and receive Social Security, which goes to my mom. Should she be giving me the money? A. When a person younger than age 18 receives...
news / business
December 6, 2014 - 10:00am
December 4, 2014
Wisconsin teen tries to shoot deer from his vehicle, hits elementary school instead
A 19-year-old Iron River man is facing criminal charges after police said he tried to shoot a deer from his vehicle but instead struck an unoccupied elementary school building in this far northwest Wisconsin town.
news / crime and courts
December 4, 2014 - 7:42pm
How do you avoid spoiling kids rotten over the holidays?
During the holidays, how do you combat the intense pressure to go overboard and buy all kinds of things for your children? What do you do to resist the temptation to overindulge and spoil your kids, or keep Grandma and Grandpa from showering them with toys and games?...
accent / family
December 4, 2014 - 4:39pm
November 26, 2014
Has your child ever swallowed a button battery?
Has your child ever swallowed a button battery (the coin-sized battery that's found in many products today)? How did you handle this situation?...
November 26, 2014 - 6:59pm
Pregnant Fargo woman accused of stabbing boyfriend during drunken fight while child slept nearby
FARGO – A pregnant Fargo woman is accused of stabbing her boyfriend in the thigh during a drunken fight over the pair’s relationship, while her 2½-year-old daughter slept nearby. Anastasia Rose Seewalker was charged Monday with one count of aggravated assault, a Class...
November 26, 2014 - 4:29pm
November 24, 2014
Social infrastructure commission releases child care recommendations for Grand Forks
After months of researching child care needs in Grand Forks, the Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Social Infrastructure has released a list of preliminary recommendations. The list from the commission’s Nov. 12 meeting includes: Adjust city regulations to increase...
news / local
November 24, 2014 - 8:12pm
November 20, 2014
One-third of Minnesota kids live in low-income households
WILLMAR, Minn. -- One-third of all Minnesota children live in poor or low-income households, the research and policy director for the Children’s Defense Fund of Minnesota told an audience here Wednesday. Even though economic indicators show that the state's economy...
news / region
November 20, 2014 - 10:00pm
Company offers alternative spread for kids with peanut allergies
FARGO – Dan Hofland once drove around to area grocery stores with cases of Sunbutter in the back of his pickup. Now every state has the sunflower seed spread in some of its schools. It’s in about 17,000 stores across the country, and it has revenue of about $20 million,...
news / agriculture
November 20, 2014 - 9:50pm
November 18, 2014
After school program aims to teach soft skills to students
Candy replaced homework Tuesday for one East Grand Forks after-school program. About 20 Central Middle School students circled around tables in a kitchen area, chatting and joking as they created candy turkeys out of Oreos, apple slices and candy corn. The air filled with...
November 18, 2014 - 9:28pm
Heitkamp to host talk in D.C. on traumatic stress and its effect on native youths
BISMARCK – U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp will hold a roundtable discussion Thursday in Washington, D.C., with experts, policymakers and federal agency officials to discuss the causes and effects of traumatic stress on Native American children and approaches for prevention...
November 18, 2014 - 8:50pm
Dorgan, advisory group calls on Congress to honor treaties, give tribes authority to protect children from violence
Former U.S. senator Byron Dorgan and fellow members of an advisory group called on Congress on Tuesday to honor the nation’s treaties with American Indians and give tribes the money and authority they need to protect their children from violence.
November 18, 2014 - 8:45pm