Skip to main content
Grand Forks Herald
Wife recounts 73-year-old husband's Devils Lake survival story
Totem pole, Washington state tribes join pipeline protest
Grand Forks teacher wins $100,000 Powerball lottery drawing
East Grand Forks family displaced in fire
UPDATE: Concordia grad found dead on island with husband was accused of having sex with boys
crime and courts
Vikings release veteran center Sullivan
Bridgewater to undergo season-ending surgery on knee
UND FOOTBALL: Blocking out the buzz
Bemidji State football coach on 'leave of absence,' AD says
From candied bacon to mini donut beer, treats can be fun at Minnesota State Fair
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
life & style
William Hartley Eckes
Betty Jean (Engen) Cariveau
Norman Morris Hanson
Tony Dorn Jr. elk
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
Port: Law enforcement at pipeline protests take precautions after social media threats
Port: ND mom fights to make college campuses safe for young men
MIKE JACOBS: Despite reports, North Dakota isn't broke
LETTER: UND Sioux nickname fans don't support what real Sioux are fighting for
LETTER: Pipeline news coverage should better reflect protesters' views
50th Wedding Anniversary
August 2, 2013
COUNTRY SCRIBE: Liberate the Lawn
If we all just took a pill about our lawns, the world would be better off. A lawn need not consist of all grass just because that's how it...
August 2, 2013 - 9:00pm
July 26, 2013
COUNTRY SCRIBE: Making hay
If I ever tried to farm, I would want to raise hay. Hay appeals to multiple senses. Sight: hay fields are beautiful green, sometime crowned...
July 26, 2013 - 8:05pm
July 19, 2013
COUNTRY SCRIBE: Fair food
The local county fair closed last night. Although my plan was to hide under bed for the duration, I did just the opposite. The big draw is...
July 19, 2013 - 11:30pm
July 12, 2013
COUNTRY SCRIBE: County fair
The county fair comes to town this week. With it, hundreds of suburban expatriates return to their small-town stomping grounds for a big dollop...
July 12, 2013 - 9:14pm
July 5, 2013
COUNTRY SCRIBE: Scalpers
Major league ticket scalping is a man's world, a world of foul-mouthed, whiny, cigar-chomping, unsavory men convinced it is their god-given right...
July 5, 2013 - 10:30pm
June 28, 2013
COUNTRY SCRIBE: General Grant's throat
In 1885, Gen. U. S. Grant was dying of throat cancer. The former president was broke. Absent Social Security, which didn't yet exist, he knew...
June 28, 2013 - 11:00pm
June 14, 2013
COUNTRY SCRIBE: Pianos and Heroes
In a resigned response to last week's continued wet weather, I sat at the old upright piano at our place of business and played some somber hymns....
June 14, 2013 - 4:47pm
June 8, 2013
COUNTRY SCRIBE: Swamp things
This cruel, late spring moved swiftly from drab grays and browns of late winter to bright greens of aspen leaves and fresh grass, as well as...
June 8, 2013 - 6:00am
June 1, 2013
COUNTRY SCRIBE: Just the facts, m'am
During the aftermath of the recent tornado in Oklahoma, at least two reporters made fools of themselves as they worked to turn tragedy into entertainment...
June 1, 2013 - 12:00am
May 25, 2013
COUNTRY SCRIBE: First thunder
After the desolate roar of those last spring blizzards, what fun it was last week to curl up in bed and hear the comforting crackle of the first...
May 25, 2013 - 12:00am
May 18, 2013
COUNTRY SCRIBE: Time warp
The latest crop of fresh-faced graduates is about to march up for their diplomas. I include college graduates in that crowd because I no longer...
education/featured columnists/life & style
May 18, 2013 - 12:00am
May 11, 2013
COUNTRY SCRIBE: Don't mess with settings
A message from the old fogies to the younger generation: Don't mess with our settings! Just when you get on friendly terms with your computer,...
May 11, 2013 - 12:00am
May 4, 2013
COUNTRY SCRIBE: Salad for supper?
Last week, I spoke to a women's gathering at an area Lutheran church. I arrived good and hungry because those Lutherans can really put on a spread....
May 4, 2013 - 12:00am
April 27, 2013
COUNTRY SCRIBE: Keep calm, carry on
You can take all the security precautions you want, but when a couple of self-destructive lunatics decide to create random, senseless mayhem,...
life & style
April 27, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
COUNTRY SCRIBE: Build your own job
Last month, I met for the first time a 23-year-old shirt-tail relative in Los Angeles named Sarah. Fully-employed in a well-paying job she loves,...
April 19, 2013 - 10:42pm