Skip to main content
Grand Forks Herald
Lawmaker says speaker tied to anti-Muslim groups shouldn’t hold talk at Capitol
MPR says Garrison Keillor wasn't fired for simply touching 'a woman's bare back'
Ramsey County jail in St. Paul no longer taking detainees
Former Moorhead man accused of killing cats may have tried to get another pet
Peterson: F-M diversion dam likely will be closer to metro area, require upstream and downstream water storage
crime and courts
Neil Diamond says he has Parkinson's disease, will retire from touring
ND Country music festival could draw 10,000
Oscar nominations 2018: 'The Shape of Water' leads with 13; 'Get Out' nominated for best picture
Def Leppard, Journey coming to Sioux Falls, Minneapolis, Fargo
Practical fashion: How to brave the cold and look good doing it
Eatbeat: Branch out with shrimp scampi
A boy's basketball-size tumor was slowly killing him. He died days after doctors removed it.
'It’s a whole new way of seeing’: N.D. man set to receive bionic eye
Marilyn Hagerty: Signs of spring
6 takeaways from a study about teens' happiness and time spent online
Minnesota Duluth falls by a goal at Minnesota State-Mankato
Twins Winter Caravan makes its Bemidji stop
Northwestern rallies to hand Gophers another home loss
Tuesday local scoreboard
Tuesday's local clipboard
Lori Dawn (Kaml) Aaser
Bobby G. "Bob" Noblin
Tangled bucks, one with severed head, make waves on social media
Rydell hunt meeting rescheduled for Jan. 31
Ski-for-all: This full-body workout on two sticks appeals to young and old
Beargrease adds second weekend of festivities
Backcountry Hunters and Anglers chapter on tap for North Dakota
Commentary: Heitkamp's antics were unhelpful to finding a shutdown resolution
Commentary: Is Governor Doug Burgum all vision and no policy?
Best of community journalism distinguishes Andrist's legacy
Extension goal: Elevate visibility of programs
Mike Jacobs: Burgum offers vision and voice
faces of the boom
FACES OF THE BOOM: Former oil industry manager finds job in post office
WILLISTON, N.D. – A former oil industry manager who was laid off earlier this year is enjoying a perk of his new job with the U.S. Postal Service...
August 23, 2015 - 2:00am
July 26, 2015
FACES OF THE BOOM: UND grad fills gaps in Oil Patch care as social worker
CROSBY, N.D. – A recent University of North Dakota graduate is helping fill a shortage of social workers in the Oil Patch, and...
July 26, 2015 - 10:45am
June 14, 2015
FACES OF THE BOOM: Café no longer nervous about slowdown
As oil activity slowed down a few months before her Williston café was set to open at an expanded location, Lonnie Iverson grew nervous.
June 14, 2015 - 2:00pm
May 10, 2015
FACES OF THE BOOM: Texas couple adapts to oil patch slowdown
Low oil prices forced Daisy Delaney to park her truck in January after she had been hauling water in the Bakken oilfields for about a year.
May 10, 2015 - 2:00pm
March 1, 2015
FACES OF THE BOOM: Navy veterans move to Bakken for new role with energy company
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – Adam and Elizabeth Powell came to North Dakota as a package deal. The newlyweds who recently completed...
March 1, 2015 - 6:30am
December 28, 2014
FACES OF THE BOOM: Authors paint a picture of a previous N.D. oil boom
WASHINGTON -- It was late summer in 1979 when Zachary Harper drove into Watford City in a dirt-covered Jeep, looking for work on an oil drilling...
December 28, 2014 - 4:03pm
November 23, 2014
FACES OF THE BOOM: Teacher welcomes new faces, diversity to reservation school in western North Dakota
NEW TOWN, N.D. -- On a recent day in Camarilla Hunter’s sixth-grade class, rainbow-colored candy made math a whole lot sweeter and fun for...
November 23, 2014 - 12:30am
November 2, 2014
California couple has doughnut shop back in business
WILLISTON, N.D. -- After a lease dispute nearly sidelined their doughnut shop last year, Constance and Jeff Colburn are once again serving up...
November 2, 2014 - 1:20am
October 19, 2014
FACES OF THE BOOM: BBQ bus adds Southern flavor to oil country
What’s yellow and black, has six tires and a custom-built smoker? It’s Tim Oldham’s school bus-turned-food truck in which he rustles up...
October 19, 2014 - 2:00pm
September 15, 2014
FACES OF THE BOOM: Veteran trucker sees challenges of Oil Patch driving
WILLISTON, N.D. -- Darrel Harris is something of a Renaissance man. The 62-year-old truck driver from Milton-Freewater, Ore.,...
September 15, 2014 - 7:30am
September 8, 2014
FACES OF THE BOOM: Weighing her options in the Bakken
NEW TOWN, N.D. -- Megan English was working at an automotive factory before she came to western North Dakota and more than doubled her hourly...
September 8, 2014 - 12:30am
August 31, 2014
FACES OF THE BOOM: Ex-Marine feels at home in male-dominated field
Emily Gathje is used to working in a man’s world. The St. Charles, Minn., native served with the U.S. Marine Corps for more than eight years...
August 31, 2014 - 12:30pm
August 18, 2014
FACES OF THE BOOM: Energy boom keeps operating room’s chief nurse hopping
WILLISTON, N.D. -- The day that Sue Erling arrived in Williston in September 2010, she was surrounded by trucks. No longer the...
August 18, 2014 - 6:30am
August 4, 2014
FACES OF THE BOOM: Visiting doctor still makes house calls
Eighty-nine-year-old Dr. Frederick Gross still makes house calls. Gross is back for a second six-month stint providing medical care at the Trenton...
August 4, 2014 - 10:00am
July 28, 2014
FACES OF THE BOOM: Ranch hand and poet has seen oil booms come and go
BAINVILLE, Mont. -- If you give DW Groethe a subject, he can give you a poem and a song. It might be about cowboys, true love or the oil...
July 28, 2014 - 5:30am