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Dallas police job applications surge after fatal ambush attacks
Canadian authorities seek to contain oil spill moving down North Saskatchewan River
Fatal crash reported near Thief River Falls
N.D. Dems rebuke Heitkamp for Clinton endorsement
Fatal crash reported near Thief River Falls
crime and courts
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Bolt targets third sprint sweep to close Olympic chapter
FSC Crickets vs. GGFSC Storm soccer gallery
Love conquers all for Gabbie Douglas
UND FOOTBALL: Fighting Hawks pick up first three 2017 commitments
Planning a backyard wedding perfect for DIY couple
BOOKNOTES: 'Eve of a Hundred Midnights,' 'The Useful Book: 201 Life Skills They Used to Teach in Home Ec and Shop,' 'Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream'
Summer Performing Arts at Red River debut Mary Poppins
Mike Rosmann: Spanking makes children more defiant, aggressive, study shows
HEALTH MATTERS: One test is not enough to solve health problems
life & style
Kathryn "Tootsie" Hedlund
Scott C. Troska
Robert (Bob) J Voigt
John P. Storbakken
Group on northern Minnesota lake rescues young bald eagle tangled in rope
Consider the catfish
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Cuckoos more likely to be heard than seen
Openings remain for Cats Incredible tourney
Nice Fish: Troy Bazey's 26-inch walleye
A Q&A with Mark Kennedy
OUR OPINION: Kennedy's humor, clarity are welcome
LETTER: Grand Forks needs E-85 and bio-diesel outlets
ROB PORT: Wind power is destabilizing our power grid
LETTER: Missing from conventions, and much missed by voters: Civility
50th Wedding Anniversary
crime and courts
March 18, 2016
Buffalo residents threaten lawsuit in clash over proposed 9,000-hog operation
It remains unclear if regulators will approve a much-hated hog farm here, but one thing is clear: It may be many years before this small town...
March 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
Minnesota Gov. Dayton appoints new district court judge
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Bridgid E. Dowdal as a district court judge in the state’s Tenth District on Friday. Dowdal replaces Judge Alan F. Pendleton. She is currently the chief legal counsel for the office of the Inspector General in the Minnesota...
March 18, 2016 - 5:15pm
March 17, 2016
Senate votes to hold Backpage in contempt
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate voted unanimously Thursday to hold the website Backpage.com in civil contempt for failing to comply with a Congressional...
March 17, 2016 - 8:00pm
Fire that did $5 million in damage being investigated
ARLINGTON, S.D. – Federal officials are now investigating a massive fire at a secretive mink processing plant in the small eastern South Dakota town of Arlington. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives National Response Team, with 24 specialists from around the...
March 17, 2016 - 4:15pm
March 15, 2016
Former Traill County water district manager pleads guilty to misspending public money
HILLSBORO, N.D.—A former Traill Rural Water District manager has been sentenced to one year of unsupervised probation on two counts of misapplication of entrusted property. Jerome Olson, who will serve sentences concurrently, was sentenced last week by Judge Wade Webb. He also...
March 15, 2016 - 7:02am
March 10, 2016
Police: Minot woman scares off intruder with handgun
MINOT, N.D. -- A 29-year-old Minot woman stopped an attempted burglary at her home by confronting the man with a handgun after he had hit her in the face and knocked her down a stairway in her home in northeast Minot. Minot police said the unidentified woman told officers she had...
March 10, 2016 - 10:15pm
February 26, 2016
Minors claim Valley City city attorney gave them booze
VALLEY CITY, N.D.--A county prosecutor decided not to press charges this month against Russell Myhre, the city attorney in Valley City, despite written statements from two minors who claimed they got booze from the man more than three times their age. Cherrie Varner, 20, and a...
February 26, 2016 - 6:20am
February 5, 2016
Diocese of Duluth opens books for bankruptcy
DULUTH, Minn. -- Creditors' attorneys attempted to pick apart the finances of the Catholic Diocese of Duluth at a hearing Friday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. The diocese filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in December, about one month after a St. Paul jury ordered it to pay...
February 5, 2016 - 9:15pm
January 13, 2016
Meet Matka, the Minnesota Capitol's bomb-sniffing dog
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's Capitol complex has a new safety measure in place -- in the form of the gentle nose of Matka, a bomb-sniffing dog....
January 13, 2016 - 9:00pm
January 9, 2016
Caleb Trotter: Constitution protects us from 'irrational' occupational licensing
Setting the record straight on occupational licensing is a worthy goal, but reading Douglas Langer's column in the Herald responding to an earlier...
January 9, 2016 - 5:00am
January 8, 2016
UPDATE: Dickinson man arrested after driving truck full of weapons to D.C. to kidnap Obamas’ dogs
WASHINGTON -- A North Dakota man, who had a weapons cache in his vehicle and told U.S. Secret Service agents he was Jesus Christ, was arrested...
January 8, 2016 - 7:09pm
December 31, 2015
OUR OPINION: Watch for sentencing reform in 2016
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December 31, 2015 - 10:02pm
December 16, 2015
Grand Forks man sentenced for ingesting meth, fleeing police
DEVILS LAKE—A Grand Forks man was sentenced Wednesday to jail time on drug charges after fleeing law enforcement. Lonnie Lee Falcon...
December 16, 2015 - 8:41pm
December 7, 2015
ND sees no drop in number of juvenile delinquents sent to live in correctional centers, group homes
FARGO, N.D. -- Across the country, many states are trying to slash the number of juvenile delinquents ordered to live in correctional centers, group homes and other facilities. Supporting this push, experts say, is clear evidence that shows most delinquents fare better when they can...
December 7, 2015 - 6:00am
December 5, 2015
President Obama to address nation Sunday on terror threat, cancels Kennedy Center Honors appearance
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - President Obama will speak to the nation from the Oval Office Sunday night to address the threat of terrorism in...
December 5, 2015 - 10:04pm