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Grand Forks County issues burn ban
City of Ely pranks the world with 'Drone Hunters Brigade'
THE TREND: New UND nicknames, hypothermia death, downtown safety, beagle update
Minnesota man injured in Highway 59 rollover
crime and courts
SKATE FOR EIGHT: Special Frozen Four commemorative edition coming in the Herald
Girl wrestler from Fargo takes 3rd at nationals; more girls compete
PREP TRACK: Tuesday's results
WOMEN'S SOFTBALL: Tuesday's results
COLLEGE BASEBALL: Tuesday's results
THE EATBEAT: Speedway offers satisfying food at reasonable prices
COOKING WITH CHEF JESS: How to dye extraordinary eggs
Rolling Stones to play in Minneapolis on June 3
Funeral pre-planning allows personal control of last wishes
Trevor Noah to follow Jon Stewart on 'Daily Show'
life & style
Lois P. Jacobson
Frances "Jean" Brown
Charlotte O. Tweten
Betty C. Hein
Sharon "Babe" Gudmundson
Grand Forks peregrines gear up to mate
Moose on the loose in Minot
OUTDOORS CALENDAR: Northland Fishing Tackle meet and greet
BRAD DOKKEN: The tale of No. 160
10 ways to enjoy spring outdoors
OUR OPINION: Grand Forks Schools keep hitting pure, high notes
Campus Citizens Committee: Here's why Grand Forks needs a social host ordinance
READER BOARD: Should Red River High School keep trying to fully enforce the Eastern Dakota Conference's cheering rules?
MARILYN HAGERTY: Miles of shelterbelts have origins in 1940s
MIKE JACOBS: 'N.D. exceptionalism' explains much about state
March 24, 2015
State Board of Higher Education wants a bigger budget
BISMARCK -- Higher education officials pleaded their case to the state Senate Appropriations Committee Monday with the hopes of getting a bigger...
news / education
March 24, 2015 - 1:15am
June 2, 2014
LLOYD OMDAHL: Governing higher ed: Here we go again
In the upcoming November general election, North Dakota voters will consider the Legislature’s proposal to abolish the present Board of Higher Education and replace it with a full-time, three-member commission. This won’t be the first time the state has addressed the...
opinion / op-ed columns
June 2, 2014 - 4:30am
March 3, 2014
After loss of state money, UND seeks solutions to Chester Fritz budget
Everything isn’t as bad as it seems at UND’s Chester Fritz Library, according to university officials. The library’s base budget will remain intact for now, contrary to multiple reports, but the library will definitely lose $300,000 in funds they’ve been privy to for the...
news / local
March 3, 2014 - 7:30am
March 1, 2014
UND: Enbridge's proposed pipeline threatens prairie research
What looks like a flat piece of land is actually a treasure trove in the eyes of UND’s grassland ecologist Kathryn Yurkonis. “I saw my first snowy owl this past fall out there,” she said. “It’s a really great precious resource that we have.” Yurkonis was referring...
news / local
March 1, 2014 - 11:30pm
Ukrainian UND professor sees turmoil as echo of past betrayal
One might not guess by Vasyl Tkach’s quiet demeanor that his home country is in chaotic political turmoil. Even though he’s been an assistant biology professor who specializes in parasitology at UND for the last 11 years, he grew up in the Ukraine and has close ties with the...
news / local
March 1, 2014 - 7:45am
July 2, 2013
Email auto purge runs afoul of NDSU's record-keeping policy
FARGO - A new automatic purge function that North Dakota State University officials say may be to blame for more than 45,000 of President Dean Bresciani's emails being deleted violates the school's own policies for how long records should be kept. All emails sent and received by...
July 2, 2013 - 10:50pm
August 27, 2012
HIGHER EDUCATION NOTES: UND scientists to study link between obesity, Alzheimer's... and more
UND scientists to study link between obesity, Alzheimer's UND professors Colin Combs and Mikhail Golovko recently won a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the relationship between Alzheimer's and obesity. They will try to determine whether the link...
education / local / news
August 27, 2012 - 6:30am
June 3, 2011
'It's still my University': Veteran UND employee shocked at sudden dismissal
Alice Hoffert, an associate vice president at UND and a longtime member of the university staff, arrived for a scheduled meeting with new Vice President Lori Reesor on May 18 and was handed a letter. A quick scan brought Hoffert to the action line: "Effective immediately, you have...
June 3, 2011 - 8:34pm
December 18, 2010
DSU staff gives institution lowest mark in eight years
DICKINSON, N.D. -- Dickinson State University staff rated the institution the lowest it has in the past eight years in a quality survey released to The Dickinson Press on Thursday. But, 70 percent of respondents reported being satisfied or very satisfied. "All of this information...
December 18, 2010 - 10:38pm
MSUM offers early retirement as part of their budget solution
MOORHEAD -- Minnesota State University Moorhead is offering faculty another round of early retirement incentives in preparation for an estimated $7.5 million cut in state funding. President Edna Szymanski said some faculty will be replaced with new hires, but some positions will...
December 18, 2010 - 10:36pm
December 11, 2010
Area colleges hope for cash
Lake Region State College will have some arm twisting to do in the North Dakota Legislature if officials hope to get $4.85 million to expand and remodel the 40-year-old Erlandson Technical Center to accommodate the Devils Lake school's popular nursing and wind energy technician programs. Meanwhile,...
December 11, 2010 - 10:55pm
August 26, 2010
March of the monarchs
CROOKSTON -- Laura Bell hopes that monarch butterflies will be all aflutter Saturday. Bell, lab services coordinator and naturalist at the University of Minnesota-Crookston is tagging butterflies Saturday at the Red River Natural History Area near the UMC campus. Bell tagged butterflies...
August 26, 2010 - 9:10pm
May 8, 2010
Minnesota journalism teacher asks students to unplug
MINNEAPOLIS -- A professor at the University of Minnesota asked her students to turn off their iPods, cell phones and laptops and turn on the eight-track players, landlines and typewriters. Last month, Heather LaMarre, assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication,...
May 8, 2010 - 11:03pm
May 1, 2010
Voices of American Indian UND students
Will Crawford, 20, an enrolled member of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, came to UND to study atmospheric science. He hopes to work one day for the National Weather Service. "I had a class in high school," he explains, smiling.
May 1, 2010 - 8:55pm
Student Senate urges 'due consideration' of any nickname vote
UND Student Senate has adopted a resolution urging the State Board of Higher Education to give due consideration to any vote on the matter that may take place at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation by Nov.
May 1, 2010 - 7:18pm