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Devils Lake man killed in one-vehicle crash
Devils Lake man ejected, killed in morning rollover
UPDATE: Fire at California loft party kills at least 9, two dozen missing
Spike in Yellowstone grizzly deaths tied to conflicts with humans
'So many heartbroken' over Minnesota students' deaths
crime and courts
Travel blog: UND in NYC (updated 10:25 a.m.)
The FCS's version of March Madness on display with the University of San Diego
Five things to know about the University of San Diego
Senior Spotlight: Get to know Bison offensive lineman Zack Johnson
Wild lose third straight, fall to Flames in shootout
Grand Forks woman collects beautiful artwork with inspirational messages for victims of domestic violence
Passion for pottery
'The Story of the World in 100 Species' available at Grand Forks Public library
Marilyn Hagerty: St. Michael's cheery chef mixes 'homemade anything'
'Incarnate' plays in local theaters
Life & Style
Pearl "Pearl" Gilbertson
Carmen L. Nelson
Geraldine "Geri" Machipiness
DNR developing response plan to halt spread of CWD
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
A rundown of winter woodpeckers
A rewarding walk in the woods
Talkin' with Dokken: Do nightcrawlers work for ice fishing?
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
Salonen: Can peace come by looking past the pipeline?
Growing Together: How to keep your Christmas thumb green
Kinzler: Survival tips for succulent dish garden
McFeely: Gov. Dalrymple's having a really tough week
40th Wedding Anniversary
August 30, 2015
COMING HOME: Dare to try those risky, beautiful ideas
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- Last week I loaded up my car and headed way, way east to a big, beautiful, log lodge sitting on a hill surrounded...
August 30, 2015 - 6:45pm
August 23, 2015
COMING HOME: Goodnight, Pudge, the sweet and tough cattle dog
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- Lately the coyotes have been howling outside our open windows, slicing the black silence with chilling wails. Inside the...
August 23, 2015 - 9:18pm
August 16, 2015
COMING HOME: Baby's happiness won't depend on stuff
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- I listen to a lot of talk radio. It drones through the speakers while I sit behind the wheel of my car...
accent/life & style
August 16, 2015 - 7:44pm
August 9, 2015
COMING HOME: Love endures, even when it's hard to like each other
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- It all starts with the best intentions. Most housekeeping tasks around here do. Unfortunately, they generally also end...
August 9, 2015 - 7:42pm
August 2, 2015
Coming Home: Wishing for solid ground in an unfamiliar place
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- The dark blue clouds sparked with lightning on the horizon in front of us, and the deep rumble of the thunder...
August 2, 2015 - 8:00pm
July 26, 2015
Coming Home: Lost dog finds its way to the right home
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- I sat behind the desk at my office and picked up the ringing phone. Young and determined, we were in our third...
accent/life & style
July 26, 2015 - 11:45am
July 19, 2015
COMING HOME: When the day's just right, ranch folks become lake people
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- It's hard for ranch people to be lake people. Between trying to keep the cows in the fences, the hay baled and the...
July 19, 2015 - 8:25pm
July 12, 2015
COMING HOME: Family traditions will be more fun with little one
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- I've been thinking lately about traditions. I suppose it's expected, because in less than five months we'll welcome a tiny...
July 12, 2015 - 11:54pm
July 5, 2015
COMING HOME: Rules of fencing, the never-ending chore, are never forgotten
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- There are jobs at the ranch that are truly enjoyable at times. Fencing is generally not one of them. Fencing...
July 5, 2015 - 2:30pm
June 28, 2015
COMING HOME: With this ring, we all become family
Well, wedding week at the ranch has come and gone. The relatives rolled in, the fences got painted and the ever-changing weather forecast...
June 28, 2015 - 10:44pm
June 21, 2015
COMING HOME: Busy roads, but still slow Internet, both inconveniences in Bakken
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- I pulled my car over on the top of the hill at the approach next to the gate where there's usually a white pickup...
June 21, 2015 - 8:00pm
June 14, 2015
COMING HOME: Longing to be a kid in summer
In small towns up and down the Midwest, summer has officially started. I know this not by the date on the calendar, but because in the next few...
June 14, 2015 - 9:00pm
June 7, 2015
COMING HOME: Ranch dogs are made for a girl like me
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- When I moved back to the ranch, I sat down on my lawn and wrote a song called "A Girl Needs a Dog." I was...
June 7, 2015 - 7:30pm
June 1, 2015
COMING HOME: Fruits of marriage easily seen amid wedding preparations
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- I helped host my little sister's bridal shower last weekend. The sun is warming us all up here in the Great White North,...
June 1, 2015 - 2:00am
May 24, 2015
Coming Home: After miles of backroads, understanding what we're all about
Sitting next to me on my desk is my calendar. I've been obsessing over it for the last month or so, because I've just released my...
May 24, 2015 - 10:30pm