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Crowds swamp Washington for anti-Trump women's march
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crime and courts
Moving on after a big win for the UND men's basketball team
Duluth is now the class of the league
Press conference video and photo gallery after UND lost to Duluth 5-3
Ferris scores early, stymies Bemidji State 5-2
Taking advantage of an opportunity
Three fun things to do in Grand Forks this weekend
HEALTH MATTERS: What's the story with strokes?
Marilyn Hagerty: Grand Forks favorites and a trip down memory lane
Roast with the most
CHEF JESS: Boozy bears
Life & Style
Robert E. Nelson
Robert "Bob" Fisher
Edith Grace McGrath
Lorraine Agnes (Mann) Rudow
Always in Season: House sparrows present a mystery
Dates open for hunter safety classes
The outdoors from A to Z
Worth a look: Winter 'camping' in comfort
Growing Together: Tips for shopping seed catalogs
Minding Our Elders: A needed vacation from caregiving should be guilt-free
Phillips: Kindness leaves you with lots to talk about
Living Faith: Marriage, family as 'last battle' playing out
Our opinion: Don't fall for Trump's rant against media
50th Wedding Anniversary
Mark Zuckerberg pledges $3 billion to cure all diseases
LOS ANGELES—Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan want to rid the world of all diseases: The couple's Chan Zuckerberg...
September 21, 2016 - 2:39pm
May 18, 2016
ROB PORT: Valley News Live clowns do disservice to both sides of the refugee debate
Recently the rodeo clowns at Valley News Live promoted what they claimed was a major story (video at the link) about the threat of tuberculosis...
May 18, 2016 - 1:15pm
October 25, 2015
DOUG LEIER: Pneumonia outbreak continues to affect N.D. bighorn sheep
This is the first fall in many years North Dakota has not had a bighorn sheep hunting season. Even though the number of licenses always has...
October 25, 2015 - 7:00am
October 21, 2015
Iraq's cholera outbreak exceeds 1,800 cases
Iraq’s first major cholera outbreak since 2012 has risen to more than 1,800 cases, including six deaths, and spread to the northern Kurdistan...
October 21, 2015 - 6:45pm
September 12, 2015
Health officials baffled by rise of 'rabbit fever' across U.S. West
U.S. health officials said on Thursday they were puzzled by a surge in the number of people who have contracted a rare bacterial disease usually found in rabbits that has already killed a Wyoming man and sickened dozens of people in Colorado, South Dakota and Nebraska this year.
September 12, 2015 - 5:15pm
August 28, 2015
Poultry producers prepare for potential fall flu outbreak
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- Temperatures have dipped into the 40s and even the 30s, in northern Minnesota. Ducks and geese are beginning...
August 28, 2015 - 9:30pm
August 27, 2015
Sanford Health seeks 30 volunteers to test ebola vaccine
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sanford Health is seeking participants to enroll in clinical trial testing a vaccine for the Ebola virus. The Merck-sponsored study will explore the vaccine’s ability to safely generate antibodies that could protect against future exposure to the virus....
News/crime and courts
August 27, 2015 - 11:00pm
Global life expectancy rises, but people live sicker for longer
People around the world are living longer, but many are also living sicker lives for longer, according to a study of all major diseases and injuries in 188 countries.
August 27, 2015 - 4:30pm
August 26, 2015
Texas teen contracts rare brain-eating amoeba infection
A Texas teenager is fighting for his life after contracting a rare brain-eating disease from swimming in a lake about 70 miles north of Houston, his parents have told a local broadcaster.
August 26, 2015 - 6:00pm
August 15, 2015
Minn. was right to alert public about possible amoeba death, family of dead teen says
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Roseanne Boutain and her family of Alexandria finally have “closure” after finding out this week that their son didn’t...
August 15, 2015 - 9:35am
August 13, 2015
'A godsend': ND among top 10 states for reduction in uninsured rate
FARGO -- Not long ago, Mike Barry was going to a homeless health clinic to take care of his chronic health conditions, which include...
August 13, 2015 - 6:15am
August 5, 2015
Minnesota congressman expects bird flu vaccine for turkeys soon
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. -- Congressman Collin Peterson is expecting an announcement this week, perhaps as early as today that a trial vaccine is...
August 5, 2015 - 7:15pm
July 28, 2015
Seven cases of rabbit fever reported in Black Hills
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s state epidemiologist said tularemia or rabbit fever is on the rise, with seven cases reported in the Black Hills area since June. “Tularemia is a fairly uncommon but potentially severe disease that can be fatal,” said Dr. Lon Kightlinger of...
July 28, 2015 - 10:03pm
July 24, 2015
ND officials warn of uncommon disease that can spread from animals to humans
BISMARCK – An increase in an uncommon disease called tularemia or rabbit fever has been found in North Dakota. It’s a disease humans can catch from animals and insects. The two confirmed human cases of the disease this summer have been reported in LaMoure...
July 24, 2015 - 9:46pm
July 14, 2015
Still no spud disease in Minnesota, North Dakota
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Minnesota and North Dakota potato farmers continue to avoid late blight this growing season, according to the most recent weekly report. What's more, the increase in late blight severity values -- the weather-based cumulative measurement of conditions...
July 14, 2015 - 7:00am