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ND joins lawsuit against feds over natural gas flaring
Boy, 3, accidentally shot in induced coma in Fargo children's hospital
Cleanup continues after oil pipeline spill in ND waterway
It's transition time at protest camps as people start leaving
Police look for whose cremated remains left at Minnesota cemetery
crime and courts
Thursday's local clipboard: World of Outlaws, Golden Gloves boxing
Raptors bounce back to overtake Timberwolves
NCAA West Regional tickets sell out in less than a minute
Vikings expecting special boost from return of Sherels
Anthony Harris steps into Vikings' safety dance
'Down Home Christmas'
Holiday events bring joy this week
'Nocturnal Animals,' 'Office Christmas Party' open at local theaters
Marilyn Hagerty: Samosas, chicken kebabs popular at Steer's
Grand Forks woman collects beautiful artwork with inspirational messages for victims of domestic violence
Life & Style
Leo J. Lunski
Randall Lee "Randy" Shirek
Helen M. Puffe
Lewis M. Solseng
OUTDOORS REPORT: Ice is forming on area lakes, and recent snowfall jumpstarts skiing season
Fordville, Cando Game and Fish advisory meetings postponed
DNR developing response plan to halt spread of CWD
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
A rundown of winter woodpeckers
Editorial: When North Dakota's isolationist senator learned of Pearl Harbor
Letter: Coyotes -- and cattails -- proliferate in rural North Dakota
Fertilizer Institute president: Farmers, consumers need freight-rail reform
Letter: UND hockey team's performance has nothing to do with nickname
Port: Meet the guy who thinks the blizzard was a government attack on #NoDAPL protesters
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July 14, 2015
Walsh County recorder declines to issue same-sex marriage licenses
Walsh County Commission last week granted a request from County Recorder Diane Link to relieve her of marriage licensing and officiating duties after she said it would go against her beliefs to grant licenses to same-sex couples. Link said she believes marriage is between a man...
July 14, 2015 - 4:49pm
July 13, 2015
LLOYD OMDAHL: Opposition to gay marriage is not bigotry
In the heated rhetoric of the debate, some gay marriage advocates have alleged that opposition to gay marriage is the same as bigotry and prejudice....
July 13, 2015 - 5:00am
July 6, 2015
First Grand Forks County same-sex marriage license issued
A week and three days after the Supreme Court made gay marriage legal in North Dakota, Grand Forks issued its first same-sex marriage license Monday. Scott Grassel and Patrick Steele will be the first same-sex couple to be married in Grand Forks County. The couple has been together...
July 6, 2015 - 7:51pm
July 5, 2015
Republican Christie criticizes high court's gay marriage ruling
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie said on Sunday Supreme Court justices of his liking would not have legalized same-sex marriage...
July 5, 2015 - 5:45pm
July 3, 2015
A rule for starting a social media firestorm: Spell your words correctly
Voters should be concerned about his spelling of mentally (METALLY) and homosexuals (homisexuals). We all make mistakes, but keep in mind this...
July 3, 2015 - 2:58pm
Citing Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage, polygamist threatens to sue Montana
A self-styled Montana polygamist who was featured on the reality television show "Sister Wives" said on Thursday he will sue the state if it...
July 3, 2015 - 1:42pm
Supreme Court marriage ruling voids faculty oath issue
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage throughout the United States, and subsequent judicial declaration that North Dakota's constitutional definition is invalid, should resolve issues with an oath university faculty must sign. Faculty at the state's 11 public...
July 3, 2015 - 6:00am
July 2, 2015
Episcopalians vote to let gay couples wed in churches
The U.S. Episcopal Church voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to let gay couples wed in the denomination's religious ceremonies, reinforcing its...
July 2, 2015 - 4:13pm
July 1, 2015
Grand Forks church embraces same-sex marriage, others call court decision 'tragic error'
Five days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the nation, at least one Grand Forks church is ready to perform same-sex...
July 1, 2015 - 12:30am
June 30, 2015
Judge rules N.D. same-sex marriage ban 'unconstitutional and invalid'
A federal judge declared Monday that North Dakota's ban on same-sex marriage is "unconstitutional and invalid," following the U.S. Supreme Court's...
June 30, 2015 - 7:20pm
June 27, 2015
RYAN JOHNSON: Supreme Court ruling means I can figure out what marriage means to me
FARGO -- Love can't wait, supporters told the U.S. Supreme Court through social media before Friday morning's ruling that made marriage...
June 27, 2015 - 11:00am
June 26, 2015
Your Thoughts: Same-sex marriage made legal across the country
What did you think when you first heard the news? The Herald wants to hear your reactions to the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision to provide...
June 26, 2015 - 5:25pm
June 25, 2015
Gays can't use U.S. Catholic family meet to attack Church, bishop says
Homosexuals can attend a Catholic family congress in Philadelphia during Pope Francis' U.S. visit this year but won't be allowed to use it to attack Church teachings, the city's archbishop said on Thursday.
June 25, 2015 - 5:15pm
June 21, 2015
U.S. evangelicals draw battle lines against same-sex marriage
With the U.S. Supreme Court expected to rule by the end of the month on whether same-sex marriage is legal, many Christian evangelicals say they would refuse to obey a decision allowing gay unions.
June 21, 2015 - 5:45pm
Tensions build as Supreme Court readies rulings on gay marriage, Obamacare
Tensions are building inside and outside the white marble facade of the U.S. Supreme Court building as the nine justices prepare to issue major...
June 21, 2015 - 5:15pm