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First-degree murder charge for man who drove into Charlottesville demonstrators
Trump allies: Tillerson hasn't 'learned his lesson'
Music college abruptly closes in St. Paul; students, faculty shocked, saddened
Man behind bars after a physical altercation at a birthday party in Moorhead
Bemidji State hosts Anchorage in midst of crucial home stretch
crime and courts
These men thought they adopted a mini piglet until she became Esther the Wonder Pig, darling of the internet
Grand Forks Chorales present 'Messiah' sing-along event
The Force is strong with 'The Last Jedi,' critics say
Win streak continues for ND ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant
'Best Christmas Pageant Ever' opens at Red River High School
Marilyn Hagerty: Christmas season reaches final stretch
Minn. resident tracked Santa's 1964 flight from North Pole -- for real
How 3,000 very good golden retrievers could help all dogs live longer
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Famous people you didn’t know had Minnesota ties
Moorhead blocks out distractions to beat EGF 4-2 in showdown of ranked teams
Freshman sparks Red River win over West Fargo
Thursday's local clipboard
Thursday's local scoreboard
Backup goalie Stalock gets shutout in Wild's fourth straight win
Marilynn Joanne Welter
Lennart G. Almen
Scott Trevor Petersen
OUTDOORS REPORT: Good ice and fishing reports coming from Lake of the Woods and Upper Red Lake
Doug Leier: There's reason for ice fishing optimism in North Dakota but don't overlook safety
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: New pike regulations for Minnesota anglers, North Dakota Game and Fish Department sets tentative 2018 hunting season dates etc.
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
Commentary: Heitkamp sends email to constituents retracting misleading tax reform talking point
Letter: A big lump of coal for ND homeowners
Letter: 'Me Too' incidents don't always ruin lives
Letter: Port's attacks on Heitkamp are tiresome
Our view: Superintendent search must find innovators
50th Wedding Anniversary
60th Wedding Anniversary
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November 1, 2017
Letter: Spread costs to all who use services
To the editor, I am voting yes on the half-cent sales tax increase this November. I feel the sales tax makes sense and is the fairest way to...
November 1, 2017 - 6:36am
Our view: Endorsing a yes vote on sales-tax plan
Herald editorial board A half-cent sales-tax increase on a $50 purchase is 25 cents. The same tax on $500 is $2.50. On $2,500, it's $12.50....
November 1, 2017 - 6:33am
October 28, 2017
Boosters hope amended tax passes
Herald editorial board A proposal to increase the city's sales tax was defeated last year by Grand Forks voters, but two local business organizations...
October 28, 2017 - 12:17pm
October 12, 2017
Letter: Roundabout no place for apartment entrance
To the editor, It is my understanding that the roundabout at the intersection of 24th Avenue South and South 34th Street was constructed to relieve...
October 12, 2017 - 8:53am
October 11, 2017
Our view: Distractions aplenty as incidents rise
Herald editorial board A new study from the University of Utah concludes that technology in cars is causing more — and not reducing —...
October 11, 2017 - 6:58am
October 6, 2017
Letter: Pros and cons, sales tax, satire alert
To the editor, Social media, shock jocks, and fake news are covering the proposed city sales tax increase with the enthusiasm of the great Tamara Merseli spiking a perfectly set ball for another winner at the Betty. While there are no cons to UND volleyball; there are two sides to...
October 6, 2017 - 8:54am
October 5, 2017
Letter: Paving the way for better city
As Grand Forks residents and local business leaders, we are committed to the future of our community. It is our civic duty to always look toward...
October 5, 2017 - 8:28am
October 4, 2017
Diversity: Small steps instead of a giant leap
Herald editorial board Grand Forks still doesn't have a diversity commission. The backers behind the idea have left town, momentum has subsided and, without that leadership, we don't suspect anything will be happening in the near future. Sunday, a front-page report in the Herald noted...
October 4, 2017 - 6:20am
September 27, 2017
Our View: More women needed in political roles
Herald editorial board Young Grayson Mock probably won't realize it, but he could be a bellwether for the future of local government. We hope...
September 27, 2017 - 8:00am
September 23, 2017
New resident: Happy to be in Grand Forks
To the editor, It is always exciting to move to a new city. In my case, it is even more exciting to move to a new state. And that is what I did. I moved from St Cloud, Minn. I lived there for 16 years. I moved to Grand Forks with the rest of my family—five kids and my wife....
September 23, 2017 - 9:05am
Letter: Enough with all of the tax increases
To the editor, Here we go again another increase in property taxes, utilities going up and soon a vote on a sales tax increase. As for my vote on a sales tax increase I will take a line from my President Trump: "Not gonna happen folks, not gonna happen." It's not getting my vote....
September 23, 2017 - 8:06am
Our view: Nothing to do? Here are 4 ideas
Herald editorial board Have some free time this weekend? Here are four suggestions, gleaned from the pages of the Grand Forks Herald. Wild Hog Marathon: Although the main event is today (Saturday), it began Thursday and ran through Friday with numerous subsidiary events, including...
September 23, 2017 - 7:03am
August 2, 2017
Letter: City turmoil: A joke, but not funny
To the editor, Regarding the story in Friday's Herald ("Call to police details ongoing turmoil"): I remember the last article about the employee....
August 2, 2017 - 8:50am
July 26, 2017
Letter: Politicians, pay heed to employers
To the editor, We readers of the Grand Forks Herald have just read, on the front page of this paper, that an attorney for the city of Grand Forks has described the "legal action" of plaintiffs in the Arbor Park lawsuit as having a "fibulas" case. Can I remind the City Council members...
July 26, 2017 - 9:22am
June 18, 2017
Letter: Read these facts, then vote to develop
To the editor, There has been significant misinformation surrounding Arbor Park. I think it is important to have an informed public for the vote. Here are some verifiable facts: -The city has an agreement to sell the property at market value ($6.00/s.f.). -Today, the lot isn't generating...
June 18, 2017 - 8:31am