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Grand Forks city leaders face 'stink bomb' on Arbor Park
Gunman injures several in Houston; suspect shot by police
Ramsey County to take public input on property tax levy increase
Russian wheat prices rise after Egypt drops ergot ban policy
Pipeline fight hangs over White House tribal summit
crime and courts
Moore named the final member of the U.S. Ryder Cup team
AREA GAMES TO WATCH: Hillsboro-CV adjusting well in second season in AA
Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87 just before heart surgery
Twins lose 100th game; to get top draft pick
Vikings defensive unit needs a name: Purple Reign makers?
Doulas provide support to mothers before, during and just after birth
Eaglesmith to perform at Empire Arts Center
THE LIST: Comedian Bill Engvall, 'I Hate Hamlet,' Model Railroad and Hobby Show
Celtic Thunder storms the Fritz
Let the music begin at the Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra
life & style
Scott G. Swygman
Sara Elise (Strauss) Lewis
Ignatz "Ned" Brossart
Iona J. Peterson
Wesley Todd Sr.
Time to carry a compass
TALKIN' WITH DOKKEN: What's up with all of the roadkill skunks lately?
The splitters strike again
65th Wedding Anniversary
60th Wedding Anniversary
Joseph Kyle Nice
Gunman injures several in Houston; suspect shot by police
May 20, 2015
Remains found at state park identified as Minneapolis woman missing 30 years
Human remains found in Gooseberry Falls State Park last year have been identified as those of a Minneapolis woman missing for nearly three decades.
News/crime and courts
May 20, 2015 - 3:10pm
May 19, 2015
4 possibles sites identified for visitor center in Theodore Roosevelt National Park
MEDORA, N.D. -- Four sites have been identified as potential site alternatives for a replacement visitor center in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, according to the National Park Service. The original visitor center at the park’s entrance -- about...
May 19, 2015 - 8:19pm
May 13, 2015
North Dakota state parks return to full service this weekend
BISMARCK -- North Dakota state parks will resume full service on Friday. North Dakota’s state parks have historically been popular destinations for tourists, recording over a million visitors each year, according to a Wednesday news release. Daily vehicle entrance...
May 13, 2015 - 7:45pm
May 8, 2015
Campground construction begins at Minnesota’s newest state park
Construction began Friday on a campground at the once-controversial Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park in northeastern Minnesota that will accommodate more than 250 people nightly in tents and RVs, the Department of Natural Resources said.
May 8, 2015 - 8:30pm
May 7, 2015
South Dakota offers free park entrance, fishing May 15-17
PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks’ annual Open House and Free Fishing Weekend is approaching. This statewide event allows everyone free entrance to state parks and free fishing May 15 - 17. During the three-day event, anglers can fish without...
May 7, 2015 - 9:30pm
May 1, 2015
ND project puts national wildlife habitat conservation program over 1 million acres
A piece of land enrolled in LaMoure County in southeast North Dakota has put a national conservation program that restores high-priority wildlife habitat over the 1 million acre mark.
May 1, 2015 - 9:10pm
April 13, 2015
OUR OPINION: Science on outdoor smokers: Leave 'em alone
The cause is probably lost.
April 13, 2015 - 5:00am
April 9, 2015
First of its kind group camp to open at Lake Bemidji State Park
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Up to 50 people can soon stay at a new group camp at Lake Bemidji State Park just outside of town. With five electric hookups for RVs and a large tenting area, the facility is the first of its kind in Minnesota state parks, according to the Department of...
April 9, 2015 - 10:15pm
Guns in parks, at concerts: ND House approves expanding concealed weapons areas
BISMARCK – North Dakota lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to expanding the areas where someone with a concealed weapons license...
April 9, 2015 - 10:27am
March 22, 2015
DNR outlines proposed state park increase
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed increases of $4.6 million and $4.9 million for Minnesota's state park system in fiscal years 2016 and 2017. According to the Department of Natural Resources, the increases would be added to the annual state parks and trails operation budget...
March 22, 2015 - 11:20am
March 5, 2015
Marilyn Hagerty: Good Samaritan keeps dog park clean
The weekend arrives with prayer, clocks and guns on the agenda. And this is Grand Forks Day at the state Legislature in Bismarck. Weather...
March 5, 2015 - 8:31pm
February 23, 2015
East Grand Forks City Council gives city priorities another look
East Grand Forks city leaders revisited the city's strategic plan Monday and learned it is making slow progress on several priorities. Budget cuts have slowed or stalled progress on goals concerning housing and quality of life as defined in the plan. The council approved cuts of...
February 23, 2015 - 8:05pm
February 3, 2015
Grand Forks Park Board still uncertain on tobacco ban
After about 15 people stood up simultaneously during a Grand Forks Park Board meeting Tuesday and told the board they support tobacco-free parks,...
February 3, 2015 - 8:18pm
January 27, 2015
Theodore Roosevelt park’s entry fees to double
MEDORA, N.D. -- The Theodore Roosevelt National Park will gradually more than double its entry rates starting Feb. 1. It plans to use the additional revenue for more trail rehabilitation, visitor publications, museum exhibit improvements, public restrooms and other projects,...
January 27, 2015 - 10:00pm
January 22, 2015
House bill would make churches, concerts, parks and more legal places to possess a firearm
Gun rights advocates clashed with the medical, hospitality and religious sectors on Thursday over a bill that would allow concealed weapons in churches and forbid doctors from asking patients if they own firearms.
January 22, 2015 - 8:41pm