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ND coal plant to upgrade transmission system that carries power to 500,000 people
UPDATE: Pilot killed in plane crash into Missouri River
Grand Forks Library Action Committee shares short-term, long-term solutions
'It could have saved lives': Family friend blames 3 deaths on lack of highway barrier
Trump says he accepts US intelligence on Russian interference in election but denies collusion
crime and courts
After the Trump-Putin news conference, here's why people are talking about the Dixie Chicks
Anthony Bourdain unloaded on Bill Clinton and Trump in interview
He quit a State Department job to play video games. Now he's a star in NBA's 2K League.
The 'Downton Abbey' movie is happening: Here's what we know so far
Marches under the elms: City Band continues popular summer concerts
As a pregnant teen, I felt like a failure. But then I realized failure wasn't an option.
:), it's World Emoji Day
Want to raise empathetic kids? Try spending time in nature.
Ann Bailey: Hard work a way of life for hay-baler
Marilyn Hagerty: Milestones of summer mark time's passage
Roseau’s Kacie Borowicz commits to UND women’s basketball
Western ND's Maah Daah Hey Trail offers more than a race
UND football lands important recruiting target in Luke Lennon, nephew of former coach Dale Lennon
Minnesota United try to curtail mental lapses
UND women's basketball makes an in-state haul for 2019 recruits
Sandra J. "Sandy" Kasprick
Gordon James Johnson
Good news falcon followers, Brad the Grand Forks peregrine chick is flying
Black bear sightings seem to be increasing in ND, so are they breeding here?
Doug Leier: As goes habitat, so goes wildlife populations in North Dakota
Cats Incredible organizers seek more teams for annual East Grand Forks event
A beary long day: Bear lowered from tree but it is unclear if animal will survive
Commentary: Foolish environmental activists say they'll make Minnesota's Line 3 another #NoDAPL moment
Commentary: Bizarro world: Democratic Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp uses self-described Trump voter to defend her record on border security
Commentary: The reported local cost of President Donald Trump’s visit to Fargo was inflated, actually 'closer to $10,000'
Letter: Moving toward a greater America
Letter: Work together to fix climate change
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June 13, 2017
These researchers just debunked an all-too-common belief about refugees
Refugees have been at the center of a political maelstrom, accused of everything from terrorism to being a drain on taxpayers - prompting President...
June 13, 2017 - 3:04pm
June 6, 2017
Young Syrian refugees are using a new tool to fight hopelessness: Minecraft
For children in refugee camps, playing the right game can make a huge difference. NYU researchers found that young Syrian refugees who regularly...
June 6, 2017 - 2:19pm
May 29, 2017
Western Minnesota town's residents seek to help fearful immigrants
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — A group of residents in a west-central Minnesota town wants to work with the Minnesota Immigration Freedom Network...
May 29, 2017 - 7:41pm
May 15, 2017
Letter: During flood fight, refugees pitched in
Having covered the Flood of '97 and its aftermath for the Star Tribune (during my 20-year "leave" from the Herald), I've enjoyed the good work...
May 15, 2017 - 6:10am
May 12, 2017
Organizers pull plug on recall for Fargo commissioner who questioned cost of refugees
FARGO - The committee looking to recall Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn said it will not file its petition in the effort. In a statement...
May 12, 2017 - 10:19pm
May 8, 2017
Third refugee report presented; Fargo commissioner still not satisfied
FARGO — City commissioners once again reviewed a report Monday, May 8, on the cost of refugee resettlement here, and once there was no...
May 8, 2017 - 9:49pm
May 4, 2017
How one man went from petitioning against refugee resettlement, to now supporting it
FARGO - When 40-year-old West Fargo resident Damon Ouradnik started an online petition to halt refugee resettlement in North Dakota, he never...
May 4, 2017 - 5:57pm
March 27, 2017
Port: We desperately need more information on refugee resettlement in North Dakota
My colleague Mike McFeely had a column over the weekend which had to be catnip for a left wind audience suggesting as it does that oil workers...
March 27, 2017 - 10:26am
March 26, 2017
Support system: Federal funds give refugees a start, but communities offer local safety net
When she's not behind the counter at Al Amin Grocery in Grand Forks, Ilhaam Hassan is helping fellow members of the local Somali refugee community...
March 26, 2017 - 6:00am
March 20, 2017
Canada refugee claims spike in first two months of 2017
TORONTO - A spike in refugee claims for the first two months of 2017 put Canada on track for the highest number since at least 2011. A fifth...
March 20, 2017 - 8:22pm
March 4, 2017
Canadian officials: 40 people caught illegally crossing border with U.S. in four days last week
EMERSON, Manitoba—Forty people were caught illegally crossing the international border near here and Pembina between Tuesday and Friday...
March 4, 2017 - 5:26pm
February 15, 2017
Border Patrol responds to increasing numbers of dangerous, cold-weather border crossing attempts
MINOT, N.D.—The rescue of a Nigerian family making a bitterly cold break for the Canadian border near Portal in January is a scenario that's...
February 15, 2017 - 4:45pm
February 13, 2017
Canadian authorities intercept 7 more seeking refugee status
EMERSON, Man. — Canadian authorities intercepted seven more people crossing into Manitoba from northern North Dakota and Minnesota on Sunday...
February 13, 2017 - 6:24pm
February 11, 2017
Militants prey on lone child migrants to drive recruitment, report says
LONDON—Militant groups are using people smugglers to recruit desperate unaccompanied migrant children, who pledge allegiance to jihadists...
February 11, 2017 - 8:00pm
Canadian authorities intercept 21 crossing border
EMERSON, Man.—Canadian authorities intercepted 21 people crossing into Manitoba from northern North Dakota and Minnesota this weekend,...
February 11, 2017 - 4:50pm