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Bond set at $750,000 in hog farm double murder
Minnesota environmental funds could be tapped for other uses
Woman, 28, dies in northeast North Dakota; car ends up in slough
One dead in fire near Duluth
Belfield man rear-ends semi trailer, dies
crime and courts
UND FOOTBALL: UND opens spring with more stability
YOUTH TENNIS: Thursday's results
Amateur basketball: Grand Am underway
TRACK AND FIELD: Thursday's results
NCAA WEST REGIONAL: Team-by-team capsules
Grafton band signs record deal, release new album
THE LIST: 'Mary Poppins' ... Family Day at the Museum ... 'A Bright New Boise'
Off the Record Blog: Bruce Campbell to play Ronald Reagan in season 2 of ‘Fargo’
AT THE MOVIES: 'Get Hard' ... 'Home' ... 'Red Army'
CATHERINE KRUMMEY: Talented actors can't make up for pointless plot in 'Gunman'
life & style
Eric A. Nordin
Donald D. Skjervheim
Florence Yvonne Bredeson
WEEKLY DNR ENFORCEMENT REPORT: Dead wolf dumped off bridge, Suspicious bull elk deaths near Grygla etc.
DNR investigates deaths of two bull elk in northwest Minnesota
DNR investigates elk poaching incidents near Grygla
Legacy Fund focus of Bemidji, Thief River Falls workshops
George Sinner: Did House put partisan politics above rail safety?
Paul Reynolds: 'Extreme drink' ordinance is good place to start
LETTER: New law erodes protection for family farmers
LETTER: Western N.D. needs permanent funding-formula change
LETTER: Hello, corporate farms; goodbye, N.D. way of life
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March 4, 2015
Should North Dakota newborns be given $5,000 at birth?
The sponsor of a bill that originally would have established a $5,000 nest egg for each North Dakota newborn defended the idea before a House committee on Wednesday as a way to start all of the state’s residents out on equal footing.
news / politics
March 4, 2015 - 6:00pm
March 1, 2015
Children keep Minnesota man's memory alive after battle with cancer
At 4 years old, Boston Carlson seems destined for a career in construction work. He's fascinated by all big machinery: bulldozers, loaders, graders. Polite but quiet, he's a boy of few words.
news / region
March 1, 2015 - 10:15pm
Moorhead teacher hopes to inspire those touched by cancer with art
MOORHEAD, Minn. – Michelle Sailer knows she can’t cure cancer, but she’s counting on her art inspiring hope. Sailer has created about 25 mixed-media pieces over the past five years in an ever-growing series of works she calls Cell-ebration. Each abstract piece...
news / education
March 1, 2015 - 8:30pm
Pregnant women in the region face discrimination in the work place
BISMARCK - When Steph Meier took a job managing a maternity clothing store, she never expected her boss would harass her because she was pregnant. Or as Meier put it, “The most ironic thing that could ever happen.” Meier, 29, said she staffed the Motherhood...
news / business
March 1, 2015 - 1:00am
February 28, 2015
OUR OPINION: Visitation helps inmates avoid reoffending
In his column on today's editorial page, Jerry Waletzko suggests that a strong and well-managed visitors' program can help keep prison inmates...
opinion / our opinion
February 28, 2015 - 5:00am
Jerry Waletzko: Visitors to Grand Forks County jail deserve support, not punishment
OK. I admit it. I went to jail today, again. I am guilty of wanting to visit a friend of mine incarcerated in the county lockup. My punishment was standing in line for 58 minutes. A couple of weeks ago, I stood in line for 55 minutes to talk to him over a scratchy video phone...
opinion / op-ed columns
February 28, 2015 - 4:45am
February 27, 2015
Men's Show features wide array of attractions
The floor of the Alerus Center is hopping this weekend with boats, live animals, motorcycles, and beer for the 5th annual Grand Forks Men's Show. Presented by Leighton Broadcasting and 97 Kyck, the event goes through Sunday and offers exhibits for the whole family.
news / business
February 27, 2015 - 10:03pm
February 26, 2015
Father shoots son in rural Perham after family argument
An argument between family members turned dangerous on Wednesday when it involved a .22-caliber rifle.
news / crime and courts
February 26, 2015 - 5:28pm
February 23, 2015
Free YouTube Kids app launches on Apple's iTunes, Google Play
LOS ANGELES - YouTube has officially launched a free app designed for kids 5 and younger, in a bid to capture more viewing from the ankle-biting demo -- in a safe, secure walled garden. The free YouTube Kids app includes videos from Jim Henson Co., Mother Goose Club, DreamWorks...
February 23, 2015 - 9:19am
February 15, 2015
Coming Home: Sledding quickly into the life we imagined
It’s warm enough to melt the snow off the tops of the hills, leaving them exposed and bald. Kids around here, after morning cartoons and chores, itch to take that new Christmas sled out to the top of the world, and send their bundled up bodies screaming down to land in a pile...
February 15, 2015 - 9:06pm
LORI WEBER MENKE: Supermom at Pearl Harbor
I am not much of a history buff. I prefer to visit and read about events and places related to my heritage. But when planning a trip to Hawaii, I was faced with the option of going to Pearl Harbor. Did I want to visit the place where over 2,000 soldier and sailors died? Not really....
accent / life & style
February 15, 2015 - 4:35pm
February 14, 2015
Minnesota U.S. Rep. stays strong through personal, professional struggles
DULUTH, Minn. -- On bleachers clustered with players' families, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., stood out as he sat among a tight-knit group of hockey moms. His oldest daughter, Leah, was among them. Nolan arrived at the Duluth Heritage Sports Center on a cold Saturday night...
news / politics
February 14, 2015 - 11:00pm
February 11, 2015
LOST ITALIAN: Gnocchi a dish made with love
FARGO -- Valentine’s Day is coming up, and it’s time for us to focus on what we like to call “love food.” I’m talking about the kind of food that makes you feel warm and special when you eat it, because of all the love that went into making it. For Tony, Gio and...
accent / food
February 11, 2015 - 8:00am
February 4, 2015
Mendota Heights officer shooting case weighted with emotional remarks, testimony
HASTINGS, Minn. -- Minutes before Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick was murdered, he stopped to visit his daughter Erin over her lunch break. “Before he drove off, he said, ‘I’ll see you later, sweetie,’” she said. “I’m still waiting.” Her...
news / crime and courts
February 4, 2015 - 9:20pm
East Grand Forks woman collects bags for foster children
Carisa Hoveland, of East Grand Forks, is in the process of adopting a child out of foster care -- but she struggles with the fact that the adoption will only help one child. "We can only adopt one, but there are so many kids that need us," she said. So Hoveland started an online...
news / local
February 4, 2015 - 6:46pm