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Police looking for public's help in solving string of burglaries, thefts in Crookston, Minn.
Cattle truck crashes on Interstate 94 east of Moorhead
Man killed in collision near Park Rapids, Minn.
Peterson asks Army Corps to revisit diversion plan with northern impact
Death penalty politics enter the governor's race
crime and courts
BOYS SOCCER: Central edges Red River 2-1
Baseball-Royals rally in 12th to beat A's in Wild Card game
PREP VOLLEYBALL: Tuesday's results
PREP CLIPBOARD: Girls soccer, girls tennis, volleyball
PREP SOCCER: Tuesday's results
Browser's Blackout Bingo
COOKING WITH JESSICA KARLEY: Enjoy the comforts of fall
THE EATBEAT: ‘l Bistro offers adventures in eating
UND alum unveils new graffiti for Integrated Studies Program
Projected child-raising expenses top $245,000, USDA reports
life & style
Blanche Louise (Johnston) Lealos
Elden R. Syrup
Helene E. "Candy" Morstad
Hunter mauled by bear, recovering in Twin Cities hospital
Alligator shot in the wilds of Minnesota
Chuck Deery white bass
WEEKLY DNR ENFORCEMENT REPORT: Waterfowl opener, Possible sick bull moose etc.
Jana Dodds lake trout
OUR OPINION: Grand Forks water plant deserves more help from state
LETTER: Today, Measure 1; tomorrow, erase reproductive rights
David Ybarra II: Sandpiper pipeline’s benefits far outweigh risks
LETTER: Money spent on conservation is money well spent
LETTER: Kiel helps protect rural way of life
90th Wedding Anniversary
January 16, 2014
MARILYN HAGERTY: Back and bundled up on campus
They're back. They're bundled up. And the UND campus is alive again with almost 14,000 students trudging back to classes. After Thursday's blizzard, their eyes are looking straight ahead to springtime. Nick Creamer, president of the UND student body, has one more year before he finishes...
education / local / featured columnists
January 16, 2014 - 10:30pm
INDIEWATCH: 'Blackfish' questions who's in charge when man mixes with the wild
"Blackfish" (2013) Starring: Tilikum, John Hargrove, Samantha Berg, Carol Ray, Dave Duffus Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite Writers: Gabriela Cowperthwaite, Eli B.
accent / featured columnists
January 16, 2014 - 6:00am
January 15, 2014
MARILYN HAGERTY: Wonders of January include CBS 'Sunday Morning'
Dear Shirley, Well, I guess I got bumped off CBS 'Sunday Morning' show by Robert Gates. Or something. So if you were watching for me on the show from your television in Tucson, you probably noticed I wasn't there. There was a message on Twitter from CBS saying the segment they filmed...
featured columnists / entertainment
January 15, 2014 - 10:30pm
January 14, 2014
THE EATBEAT: Ground Round offers big burgers, healthful choices
Ground Round Grill and Bar 2800 32nd Ave. S., Grand Forks Owner: Matt Walkowiak. Manager: Danielle Hotvedt. Hours: 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. with 11 p.m. closing Sunday. Seating in lounge, dining room: 260. Signature items: Burgers and chicken tortilla soup. Telephone: (701) 775-4646. Report...
accent / food / local / featured columnists
January 14, 2014 - 10:00pm
MARILYN HAGERTY: Turning point for cigarettes came 50 years ago
"Indict cigarette smoking; hazard termed grave," declared a banner headline in the Herald on Jan. 12, 1964. This was at a time when cigarette advertisements filled newspapers everywhere. But the early stern warning said: "Heavy cigarette smoking in the principal cause of cancer...
January 14, 2014 - 1:51am
January 13, 2014
ANN BAILEY: Braving the cold -- good for my physical and mental health
If the weather outlook is accurate -- and I hope it is -- temperatures will have warmed by the time this column is published in the Herald. According to the forecast, temperatures will climb into the 20s today. But as I write this column, it's still early last week and temperatures...
January 13, 2014 - 1:52am
January 12, 2014
MARILYN HAGERTY: Making room for the future
Mine was a low-fat latte. I'm not sure what Hal Gershman was drinking. But it was there at Starbucks on South Washington Street the other day when he told me he will not be running again for City Council. He's been president ever since his first four-year term in 2000. "Why?" I...
local / featured columnists
January 12, 2014 - 7:00am
January 11, 2014
DOUG LEIER: Hunter education making the outdoors safer for all
Since pheasant, grouse and archery deer seasons just ended a couple of weeks ago, don't blame hunters if they aren't already planning for next fall. But if you have a child, friend or relative who will need a hunter education certificate in order to purchase a hunting license in...
featured columnists / outdoors
January 11, 2014 - 10:00pm
Hagerty to appear on CBS Sunday at 8 a.m.
Herald columnist Marilyn Hagerty's segment on CBS' "Sunday Morning" show is scheduled to air Sunday. The show begins at 8 a.m. A TV crew led by Bill Geist visited her in mid November, following her as she hung out at home, played bridge with her club at Eagles Crest Grill, visited...
featured columnists / news / entertainment
January 11, 2014 - 9:36pm
COUNTRY SCRIBE: Oil... Boom!
The oil boom hit Casselton, North Dakota last week in a big way. With a couple of big booms, the myth that crude oil which moves through our towns on long trains won't explode went up in smoke. If an oil train derailed in a major city, the consequences could be dire. Other myths...
January 11, 2014 - 10:00am
VIRG FOSS: Teaching a new dog new tricks
I sat down in front of my laptop the other night, thinking about topics that might be of some interest to you for this week's column. I considered the decision of UND freshman Adam Tambellini to bolt the hockey team after one semester, leaving his teammates in a bit of a bind. I...
sports / UND hockey / featured columnists
January 11, 2014 - 9:45am
January 10, 2014
IN THE SPIRIT: N.D.'s High School Centennial Band brings back memories
It's funny how things play out. Last week, I received a comment on something I posted two years ago on my AreaVoices blog. In November 2011,...
January 10, 2014 - 10:00pm
SOCIAL SECURITY Q & A: Worsening health does not mean increased benefits
Q: My wife has received Social Security disability for several years because of a progressive illness. Her health recently took a turn for the...
business / / health / featured columnists
January 10, 2014 - 5:00am
January 9, 2014
MARILYN HAGERTY: Blizzards teach age-old precaution
Thou shalt not leave thy car. ... If ever there was a set of commandments for behavior during blizzards and extreme cold, there should be one saying to stay with the car. That advice is trusted and true. It has been proven true during the current cold siege. It was true during the...
local / featured columnists
January 9, 2014 - 10:30pm
January 8, 2014
MARILYN HAGERTY: January wonders include freezing eggs on sidewalks
Dear Shirley, I haven't tried it, but some people around here are saying it has been cold enough to freeze an egg on the sidewalk. Remember when some folks were frying eggs on the sidewalks during the heat of summer down at Pierre, S.D.? That's when we were growing up during the...
local / featured columnists
January 8, 2014 - 10:30pm