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DNA results point to owner of severed fingers found in East Grand Forks
Wall Street slips on healthcare, consumer names; Fed eyed
Grand Forks man, 86, to change plea in child porn case
Labor Department issues new rules on state retirement savings programs
'Doctor Who' actor David Tennant to star in drama 'Bad Samaritan'
crime and courts
UND ATHLETICS: President Mark Kennedy selects budget committee members
Former Gophers star faces felony theft charges in home sale
U.S. goalie Hope Solo suspended for 6 months for 'cowards' comment
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Troubled Gophers wrestling coach is unlikely to keep his job
MOVIE LIST: 'Don't Breathe,' 'Hands of Stone,' 'Mechanic Resurrection'
MARILYN HAGERTY: Burgers are a favorite of regular Boardwalk customers
CHEF JESS: Be a pickle pro
Health Matters: Try to avoid high usage of supplements such as omega-3
BOOKNOTES: 'The Value of the Moon,' 'Slick Water,' 'Maple Syrup'
life & style
Lucille N. Young
Robert J. "Bob" Johnson
Virginia E. Barta
What would you do to land a big fish? Watch this fly fisherman dive into the water
Shadae Quient catfish
Ethan Loeks walleye
TALKIN' with DOKKEN: Is it legal to use drones as a tool for hunting in North Dakota or Minnesota?
Trail pays tribute to a friend
LETTER: Pipeline protest, road-sign change part of same struggle
LETTER: Pipeline funnels huge volume of dollars to North Dakota
DAVID WILLIAMS: New federal smog rule clouds Grand Forks-area growth
OUR OPINION: UND's 'ombuds' already has taken sides
OUR OPINION: Violence, intimidation mar pipeline protest
August 24, 2016
Pipeline opponents committed to ‘long haul’ after judge puts off lawsuit decision for weeks
NEAR CANNON BALL, N.D. – Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline say they’ll continue camping north of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation...
23 hours 26 min ago
Judge won't rule on ND pipeline lawsuit for weeks
WASHINGTON, D.C.—A federal judge here won't issuing his ruling for more than two weeks after a hearing Wednesday, Aug. 24, in a lawsuit...
August 24, 2016 - 4:05pm
August 23, 2016
PolyMet opponents want law judge hearings
DULUTH, Minn.—Duluth residents critical of the proposed PolyMet copper mine are asking the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to call in an administrative law judge to oversee independent hearings on the company's application for a mining permit. Critics of the copper...
August 23, 2016 - 5:24pm
August 22, 2016
Violent coral bleaching caught on camera
Rare video footage shows the violent act of coral bleaching, caused by high sea water temperatures forcing corals to expel the symbiotic algae...
August 22, 2016 - 10:29am
August 21, 2016
U.S. village in Alaska votes to relocate due to climate change
NEW YORK—A Native American village in the U.S. state of Alaska has voted to relocate its entire population of some 600 people due to the threat of rising seas, officials said on Thursday. Shishmaref, located on a tiny island north of the Bering Strait that separates the United...
August 21, 2016 - 6:00am
August 19, 2016
New search effort targets microplastics in Lake Superior
DULUTH, Minn.—A team of Northland researchers and volunteers will search the open water and beaches of Lake Superior today looking for tiny microplastic pollution, part of a Great Lakes-wide effort by scientists and activists. It's being billed as the largest single-day effort...
August 19, 2016 - 8:38pm
August 18, 2016
Harley-Davidson to pay $12 million fine over motorcycle emissions
Harley-Davidson Inc agreed to pay a $12 million civil fine and stop selling illegal after-market devices that cause its motorcycles to emit too...
August 18, 2016 - 1:03pm
August 12, 2016
Retired Concordia professor remodels 1907 home to be environmentally friendly
FARGO — Perhaps it's fitting that, in a way, it took the Dalai Lama to help Stewart Herman alleviate 46 years of frustration. But the retired...
August 12, 2016 - 7:01pm
Oil seeping from hillside at N.D. spill site
BELFIELD, N.D. — The North Dakota Department of Health is investigating an oil spill on a western North Dakota butte where oil is seeping...
August 12, 2016 - 6:16pm
August 9, 2016
Study: Planning key to minimizing effect of oil on Badlands
WILLISTON, N.D. — Better planning and coordination are needed to reduce the impact of oil development in North Dakota's Badlands, a report...
August 9, 2016 - 5:26am
July 23, 2016
Consider the catfish: swimming tongues with sensitive noses
RURAL FARGO—To John Dickleman, the tangle of branches and roots near a bend in the murky river looked a lot like a home for channel catfish....
July 23, 2016 - 4:02pm
July 21, 2016
Lake Elmo to sue 3M after water pollution with perfluorochemicals
LAKE ELMO, Minn. — Lake Elmo is suing the 3M Corp. — again — for allegedly polluting its water and forcing the city to build a clean-water...
July 21, 2016 - 4:30pm
July 13, 2016
Environmental groups to argue radioactive waste rules passed with inadequate public notice
BISMARCK -- If two environmental watchdog groups have their way in court, North Dakota’s relatively new radioactive waste disposal rules could...
July 13, 2016 - 2:30pm
Hundreds of impaired waters in Minnesota, study finds
ST. PAUL -- Scientists have identified pollution in hundreds of additional Minnesota lakes and streams. The new update comes as the state is...
July 13, 2016 - 1:00pm
July 12, 2016
Maps showing Minnesota landowners where plant buffers are required have been released
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota officials released maps showing landowners what water needs plant buffers around it, and how deep the buffers must be....
July 12, 2016 - 12:14pm