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UPDATED: Man in custody following shooting near Crookston; deputy wearing bulletproof vest uninjured in incident
Western local leaders welcome 'surge' proposal
Man kills daughter, six grandchildren in Florida murder-suicide
Senate poised for final vote on arming Syrian rebels
crime and courts
PREP VOLLEYBALL: Visiting Storm holds of Sacred Heart rally for win
PREP VOLLEYBALL: Thursday's results
PREP CLIPBOARD: Volleyball, boys soccer, girls tennis, girls soccer
GIRLS SOCCER: Thursday's results
GIRLS TENNIS: Thursday's results
CATHERINE KRUMMEY: ‘Zero Theorem’ is Gilliam’s latest futuristic fairy tale
AT THE MOVIES: 'The Drop' ... 'The Maze Runner' ... 'This Is Where I Leave You'
International country music singer George Hamilton IV dies at 77
THE EATBEAT: Casa Mexico features authentic Mexican food
CHEF JESS: Tailgating treats
life & style
Della Evon Montreuil
Gregory A. Hoff
Yvonne M. (Rambeck) Hodnefield
Marvin LeRoy Grotte
Mitch Wilson elk
Madison Miller elk
Outdoor fund grant could mean $38M in CRP enhancement funds for N.D.
Joe Lesmeister sharptails
Despite record populations, ducks face uncertain future as habitat declines
Dean Bresciani: Higher ed’s critics are right — sometimes
LETTER: Measure 3 warning flags fly over higher ed
LETTER: Anti-government GOP: ‘Credit GOP government’
LETTER: Measure 1 safeguards N.D.’s pro-life laws
OUR OPINION: Rethink move to cut spending for Mission
50th Wedding Anniversary
December 24, 2013
Secret Santa, white elephant and grab bags: An alternative gift exchange
Laughable lawn ornaments, holiday movie-themed novelties and a bottle of booze. It's all part of the Christmas Eve tradition for UND senior Katie Macey, of Eden Prairie, Minn., and her family. Every year she and her 15 aunts, uncles and cousins each bring one wrapped present to...
accent / family
December 24, 2013 - 6:00am
December 22, 2013
Dolls and trucks and smartphones: Christmas wish lists old and new
This intrepid reporter stalked the halls of Christmas commerce this week, with one question in mind for shoppers of all ages: What was the first...
December 22, 2013 - 10:00pm
December 8, 2013
Got an outdoors lover on your holiday gift list? Here are 20 ideas to get you started
The beauty of having an outdoors lover on your holiday gift list is the seemingly endless array of products on the market. Whether you're buying...
fishing / hunting / outdoors / wildlife
December 8, 2013 - 8:00am
December 4, 2013
Give the gift of food: Tips to create personal, memorable and edible holiday gifts
Looking for a gift that your family and friends will enjoy and is easy on your wallet? Baked goods -- breads, pastries, pies, cookies, bars, cheesecake and brownies -- might be just the answer. Some items are suitable for mailing; others are best presented in person, said Paul...
accent / food
December 4, 2013 - 5:00am
November 24, 2013
Local crafters share love of creating handmade cards
Filed in small plastic containers, sorted by occasion, Cheryll Berg, Grand Forks, has about 800 cards made and ready to send. The recipients, as of now, are unknown. And, for some, the message is as uncertain as the receiver, with a simple phrase "For you," stamped on the front. "You...
accent / local
November 24, 2013 - 6:30am
November 3, 2013
Handmade, homemade holidays arts, craft sales
There are plenty of homemade holiday gift options available in the area. If you're looking for one-of-a-kind gifts for your family or friends,...
accent / family / local
November 3, 2013 - 5:30am
December 2, 2012
20 gifts for the outdoors-lovers on your Christmas list
We're into December now, and that means Christmas is right around the corner. It's time to get serious about buying those holiday gifts. The good news is there's no shortage of options if your gift list includes a hunter, angler or other outdoor enthusiast. We're here to help. Every...
hunting / outdoors / wildlife
December 2, 2012 - 5:00am
May 4, 2011
Business blooms for florists
Mother's Day follows on the heels of area high school proms this weekend, and area flower shops are busy. The Society of American Florists estimates that Mother's Day brings florists one-quarter of their yearly business. Local shops have stocked up in preparation. "We just order...
family / local / news
May 4, 2011 - 6:33pm
December 25, 2010
GIFT CARDS: Most requested holiday gift, whether you gave or received
FARGO More than likely, you either gave or got a gift card today. Gift cards have become big Christmas business. The National Retail Federation...
December 25, 2010 - 2:44pm
Christmas today, returns (some unhappy) tomorrow
MINNEAPOLIS On the day after Thanksgiving, we get up early and rush to the malls to buy stuff. On the day after Christmas, we get up early and rush to the malls to return that stuff and get the stuff we really wanted in the first place. Yes, the lines at the return counter get long...
December 25, 2010 - 1:49pm
December 19, 2010
MARILYN HAGERTY: Time is short; letter to Santa Claus is long
Dear Santa, I have not been too good this year, so I probably shouldn't be asking you for presents. I have been lazy at times and didn't vacuum under the chairs in the living room. I have not been exercising, and I eat too many Christmas cookies and Mr. Goodbars. So, just do as...
featured columnists / news
December 19, 2010 - 12:00am