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More than 900 volunteers pitch in for The Big Event
Jack Cronquist, local Jack-of-all-trades, dies at 92
Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
Woman arrested for driving drunk with 12-year-old in car
AgweekTV: Bargain bull
crime and courts
Minnesota offers filmmakers varied landscapes and cultural activity
Khloe Kardashian sued after sharing photo of herself on Instagram
ESPN layoffs: A list of which employees have been fired
Out & About: Live theater fills entertainment calendar
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Marilyn Hagerty: Circus animals move into The Ralph
Marilyn Hagerty: Friendly atmosphere brings customers back to The Station in Larimore
Marilyn Hagerty: Raise your hand for 'Grand Forks Day'
High schoolers learn the basics of aviation at premier UND camp
Out & About: 'Keep the Faith' tells flood story with humor
A look at the 11 players the Vikings selected in the 2017 draft
Penguins clobber Capitals to take 2-0 series lead
Saturday's local clipboard
Saturday's local scoreboard
Lacrosse finding its way in the Grand Cities
Carol Joyce Bass
Allen R. Tillett
Alden J. Veer
Ruth C. Brua
Frith shares story of triumph over tragedy
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Public land an asset, not a liability
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: ND mule deer numbers rise
Port: Hey Republicans, put Carlson and Wardner on the bench next session
Minnesota mayor and city manager: Common-sense reforms protect your water and wallet
Letter: Seek entrepreneur to fill entrepreneurial Gjovig's shoes
Letter: Headline, story blamed victim of sexual assault
Retired Grand Forks teacher: Others see a monster; I see a mortal, imperfect man
50th Wedding Anniversary
Mary Sorvig's Retirement
50th Wedding Anniversary
April 28, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Hermit thrushes 'fall' into Grand Forks
The bird to associate with last week's weather is the hermit thrush. This thrush is an early migrant. It's not abundant, by any means, but sometimes...
April 28, 2017 - 3:22pm
April 25, 2017
Mike Jacobs: An early judgment of the Legislature
Consider the burden under which a weekly columnist must labor. Deadlines sometimes pass before news happens. That is the case this week. The...
April 25, 2017 - 6:10am
Editorial: How to counter lawmakers' skepticism about UND
We're imagining ourselves as being UND President Mark Kennedy today, and reading the higher-ed portion of Mike Jacobs' column on today's editorial page. And we're imagining acting on Jacobs' sharp-eyed observations in two ways. Jacobs spends lots of time in Bismarck these days and...
April 25, 2017 - 6:00am
April 21, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Mourning dove known for its call
The voice of the mourning dove has been misapplied. It is associated with grief, yet it is a sound of comfort, signaling both springtime and...
April 21, 2017 - 2:22pm
April 18, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Peering over horizon to 2018 in North Dakota
Kevin Cramer for the U.S. Senate? Hmm ... Could happen. The Republican congressman is probably the leading candidate. It's not a sure thing,...
April 18, 2017 - 7:20am
April 14, 2017
Mike Jacobs: The killdeer is a familiar trickster
The killdeer is a familiar bird, perhaps as well known as the robin. Like the robin, it is a reliable sign of spring. The killdeer signals spring...
April 14, 2017 - 12:22pm
April 11, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Face-off approaches in North Dakota Legislature
Little is certain in any representative assembly, except that there will be differences of opinion, and that these can escalate to disagreement,...
April 11, 2017 - 6:05am
April 7, 2017
Always in Season/ Mike Jacobs: Too many snow geese fill the sky
It's about 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning. I'm on North Dakota Highway 1 about 9 miles southwest of Cooperstown, N.D., and there are about 90,000...
April 7, 2017 - 11:21am
April 4, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Campus life provides experience, not just knowledge
One strand in the ongoing conversation about higher education is that campuses have become obsolete. Technology makes all knowledge available...
April 4, 2017 - 6:20am
March 31, 2017
Always in Season/Mike Jacobs: Meadowlarks signal spring
There are lots of signs of spring. No one of them is definitive, but taken together they are completely convincing. Probably the most familiar...
March 31, 2017 - 12:53pm
March 28, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Surprise! A sighting of North Dakota's new governor
Doug Burgum's been the missing man this legislative session. That isn't too surprising. Governors aren't especially welcome in the chambers,...
March 28, 2017 - 6:00am
March 24, 2017
Flood-era Herald leaders share memories of overcoming disaster
Mike Maidenberg, publisher of the Grand Forks Herald during the flood of 1997, visited Grand Forks this week ahead of of the disaster's 20th...
March 24, 2017 - 6:20pm
Kinglets can brighten a March day
The golden-crowned kinglet is a wee thing, smaller than any other bird in our area, except the ruby-throated hummingbird. Unlike the hummingbird,...
March 24, 2017 - 11:36am
March 23, 2017
Herald hosts open house for flood anniversary
The Grand Forks Herald will host an open house Friday to commemorate the newspaper's coverage during the 1997 flood. The event, which is open to the public, will be from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Herald's Community Room, at 375 Second Ave. N. Featured speakers will be Mike Maidenberg, who...
March 23, 2017 - 8:40pm
March 22, 2017
MacTalk: Mike Jacobs discusses the Fairness Doctrine, democracy and funding education
The former Editor and Publisher of the Grand Forks Herald joined Mac and discussed the repeal of The Fairness Doctrine (a policy of the United...
March 22, 2017 - 11:32am