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Lingering effects of mining downturn show in northeast Minnesota unemployment rate
Highly anticipated federal drone rules to become effective Monday
Death toll hits 34 for Libyan troops battling Islamic State in Sirte
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Divas, disruptors set to dominate MTV Video Music Awards
crime and courts
Transmitter-equipped sturgeon giving researchers 'insane' amount of data
Healthy outlook for Minnesota bear hunt
Bison survive overtime thriller against Charleston Southern
COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: UND rallies, but falls short against SEC member Ole Miss
BRAD SCHLOSSMAN: UND's Athletics committee is problematic
Finding the way to FIT
BOOKNOTES: "Head in the Cloud: Why Knowing Things Still Matters When Facts Are So Easy to Look Up," "Downsizing the Family Home"
THE LIST: Janessa's Midnight Movie Madness feat. Divine!, Muddy Waters Clay Center, The Rollin' On The River Inline skating marathon
Artist Nancy Friese: Beauty of the wide open
MOVIE LIST: 'Don't Breathe,' 'Hands of Stone,' 'Mechanic Resurrection'
life & style
Ethel S. Stauss
Norma Irene Johnson
Ella Francis Dvoracek
Houseboat on the horizon
Late August is hummingbird season
GET YOUR GEAR ON: SoftScience Ultra Lyte hiking boots
NORTH DAKOTA LT. GOV. DREW WRIGLEY Q&A: 'An unlawful protest'
LETTER: PC exerts uncanny power over common sense
OUR OPINION: Unlawful protests anger public
Heidi Heitkamp: How I'm gearing up to fight for a strong Farm Bill
LETTER: North Dakota should reverse calls for constitutional convention
50th Wedding Anniversary
February 10, 2012
Woody Harrelson goes behind the badge for 'Rampart'
LOS ANGELES -- Woody Harrelson wants the windows down. "Do you mind if we go old style on this? I don't like air conditioning." The journalist...
February 10, 2012 - 6:25pm
January 27, 2012
McTeer 'mans up' for role in 'Albert Nobbs'
ORLANDO, Fla. -- No film stands to benefit more from its three newly-minted Oscar nominations than "Albert Nobbs," which goes into wide release...
January 27, 2012 - 7:43am
January 26, 2012
'Nobbs' a passionate project for Close
Albert Nobbs, an attendant in a well-appointed 19th-century Dublin hotel, keeps to himself. He rarely sustains eye contact, moves through his...
January 26, 2012 - 11:43pm
November 11, 2011
He's baaaack: Billy Crystal to host Oscars for 9th time, 1st since 2004
LOS ANGELES -- Eight-time Oscar host Billy Crystal will step back into the toughest job in show business, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts...
November 11, 2011 - 1:02am
March 8, 2010
HERALD ONLINE EXTRA: His effects are special: Joel Harlow creates the unimaginable (April 14, 1991)
EDITOR'S NOTE: Joel Harlow won an Oscar for Best Makeup Sunday night. This is a 1991 Herald article about Harlow.
March 8, 2010 - 4:50pm
Bridges' Oscar touches Fargo woman, his mother-in-law
FARGO Patricia Hansen's face beamed like that of a proud parent as Jeff Bridges took the prize for best actor at the Oscars on Sunday night....
March 8, 2010 - 3:40pm
Grand Forks native wins Oscar
Joel Harlow, a 1986 graduate of Grand Forks Red River High School who started designing ghoulish masks and props as an elementary student in...
March 8, 2010 - 12:32pm
March 7, 2010
OSCARS: 'Hurt Locker' earns best-picture Academy Award
LOS ANGELES -- The Iraq War drama "The Hurt Locker" won best picture and five other prizes Sunday at the Academy Awards, its haul including best...
March 7, 2010 - 8:12pm
March 5, 2010
Cathy Altepeter: Oscar's biggest fan
Two-hundred-sixty-three down, 56 to go. At least that's Cathy Altepeter's tally of how many top Oscar-winning movies she's seen, and how many she has left to see since she began searching out and viewing Academy Award-winning films about 10 years ago. Altepeter, East Grand Forks,...
March 5, 2010 - 1:37pm
February 4, 2010
'Blind Side,' 'District 9,' 'Up' make Oscar final cut
LOS ANGELES -- They are precisely the kinds of movies hardly ever nominated for the best-picture Oscar -- a tear-jerker sports film, a space-alien...
February 4, 2010 - 12:01am
January 23, 2010
Each night I leave the bar room when it's over Not feeling any pain at closing time But tonight your memory found me much too sober Couldn't...
January 23, 2010 - 4:29pm
India revels in 'Slumdog' Oscar triumph
NEW DELHI - Forget the global downturn, the wrangling with neighbors, the traffic jams. Monday dawned with celebration in India as word spread that "Slumdog Millionaire" had snagged eight Academy Awards, including best picture and best director. "Slumdog is Top Dog!" read a television...
February 23, 2009 - 6:25pm
February 21, 2009
Which Jerry Lewis will visit the Academy Awards tonight?
We can't lose with Jerry Lewis at the Oscars tonight. Like the clashing personalities showcased in Lewis' greatest film, two scenarios present themselves. Scenario 1: The perpetually divisive screen icon takes a gracious pill and accepts the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award with...
February 21, 2009 - 4:42pm
We asked . . .The Oscars are on Sunday. What movie, past or present, deserves an Oscar and why?
Dean Hruska, 66, Grand Forks You know what? I'm not a moviegoer. I wish I was because I have a friend who goes to movies all the time, but I'm not. Rich Mondry, 62, Grand Forks "Gran Torino." I just think Clint Eastwood did a good job. It was well done. Dawn Isaak, UND student,...
February 21, 2009 - 11:00am
February 19, 2009
Who will take home the big Oscars Sunday night?
LOS ANGELES -- Associated Press movie writers David Germain and Christy Lemire would like to agree to disagree more often so they could make...
February 19, 2009 - 3:57pm