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Housing project prompts zoning ordinance proposal
After break, battle over tax cuts awaits Minnesota Legislature
Three major road projects planned this year in Grand Forks
UND Writers Conference Director working to digitally archive decades of conference video and audio
Critics press North Dakota to make Bakken oil safer, despite costs
crime and courts
UND HOCKEY: UND credits fans for boosting energy levels
COLLEGE BASEBALL: UND grabs first win of the season
AMATEUR BASKETBALL: Sunday's results
COLLEGE BASEBALL: Saturday's results
AMATEUR BASKETBALL: Jeff Horner plays on two finalists in Grand Am
Bad bets: Compulsive gambling can snare people, devastate lives
How to avoid seasonal pressure to gamble
Local piper performs at North Dakota Museum of Art
Implanted device has dramatic affect on hearing
Vertigo condition common, can be sign of serious illness
life & style
Olive "Ollie" Beine
Knud Morton Ronde Jr.
Lorna Kay (Strom) Jorgens
Frances "Jean" Brown
Ten things for spring
OUTDOORS CALENDAR: Northland Fishing Tackle meet and greet
BRAD DOKKEN: The tale of No. 160
Walleye harvest approaches quotas on Red Lake
GET YOUR GEAR ON: 'SoftRack'
OUR OPINION: A chancellor, not a manager
LETTER: Labor leaders: House should support anti-discrimination bill
LETTER: Painless policy change could save millions
LETTER: N.D. should follow Grand Forks' lead on discrimination law
LLOYD OMDAHL: Volatility of oil, agriculture test biennial system
March 29, 2015
Indiana governor defends religious freedom law
Indiana Governor Mike Pence on Sunday defended a new state law that opponents worry may support discrimination against gay people, saying he...
news / politics
15 hours 40 min ago
March 28, 2015
Hurley’s Religious Goods in Fargo has broad reach on Palm Sunday
FARGO – Many faithful who attend Palm Sunday services around here will handle palm strips distributed by a Fargo business that has a reach far beyond the area. Hurley’s Religious Goods at 1417 S. University Drive has standing orders for palms with nearly 400 churches and a...
news / region
March 28, 2015 - 11:00pm
March 27, 2015
Religion briefs: United Lutheran hosts annual supper
United Lutheran hosts annual supper United Lutheran Church of Gatzke, Minn., Marshall County Road 6 east of Gatzke, is holding its annual Potato Dumpling Supper Saturday from 3:30 to 7 p.m. The meal will include fresh potato dumplings, ham, vegetables and bars. There will also...
March 27, 2015 - 7:18pm
Colorado lawmaker says attack on pregnant woman 'curse of God'
A Colorado lawmaker who said an attack on a woman whose unborn child was cut from her womb was a "curse of God" caused by U.S. policy on abortion was criticized by Democrats and Republicans alike on Thursday.
news / crime and courts
March 27, 2015 - 3:55pm
March 25, 2015
Minnesota farm leaders meet with pope in Italy
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Two Minnesotans were among American farm leaders who met Wednesday with Pope Francis in Italy. Minnesota Farmers Union President Doug Peterson and the National Farmers Union chief counsel, Minnesotan David Velde, were part of discussions about the role...
news / business
March 25, 2015 - 9:39pm
THE TREND: Racial slur decried, war memorabilia stolen, hog farm shooting, dabbing death
The Lead A leader of a Grand Forks Somali organization linked the racist graffiti found on a commercial building with last week's anti-Islam speech by Usama Dakdok-and said that such incidents are "not representative of the great people of Grand Forks." The News A burglar...
news / crime and courts
March 25, 2015 - 8:31am
March 24, 2015
Somali group denounces racist graffiti, says it was expected after anti-Islam speech
A leader of a Grand Forks Somali organization responded Tuesday to racist graffiti found on a commercial building recently. Faisal Abdi, in a message to the Herald, said the graffiti was a "desperate attempt to spread hatred, suspicion and division among the peacefully coexisting...
March 24, 2015 - 2:36pm
March 21, 2015
Neapolitan bishop claims 'half miracle' while pope is in town
The archbishop of Naples claimed on Saturday that the dried blood of the city's patron saint began to turn liquid in an ampoule on Saturday while...
March 21, 2015 - 4:12pm
March 20, 2015
Minnesota bill would allow families to make religious objections to autopsies
Two American Indian families' efforts to prevent loved ones' bodies from undergoing autopsies earlier this year resulted in Minnesota legislation to require religious objections to be considered.
news / region
March 20, 2015 - 8:15pm
Suicide bombers kill 137 in Yemen mosque attacks
Suicide bombers killed at least 137 worshippers and wounded hundreds more during Friday prayers at two mosques in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, in coordinated attacks claimed by Islamic State.
March 20, 2015 - 6:00pm
March 16, 2015
THE CURRENT: Protests over Islam speech, UND hockey gallery, bear research
The Lead A speaker visiting Grand Forks to talk about Islam has referred to the religion as a "cult" and a "disease." Protests are planned for the event, set for Tuesday evening at the Empire Arts Center. Trending U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson joked about calling his memoir...
news / local
March 16, 2015 - 8:31am
LLOYD OMDAHL: Has legislative prayer become a charade?
The furor over a Muslim prayer on Ash Wednesday in the North Dakota House of Representatives reflected an American tradition rooted in our history since Plymouth Rock in 1619. Protestant America has been fighting religious diversity for 400 years. The Muslim prayer conflict is...
opinion / featured columnists
March 16, 2015 - 4:15am
Protest planned for anti-Islam speaker who called Islam a disease
A number of local organizations are planning to protest outside the Empire Arts Center on Tuesday night prior to a talk being given by Christian speaker Usama Dakdok, whose speeches on Islam have stirred up controversy in the region in the past year. "Basically everything he (Dakdok)...
news / region
March 16, 2015 - 12:45am
March 13, 2015
Religion briefs: Holy Family Church hosts spaghetti dinner
Holy Family Church, 1018 18th Ave. S., Grand Forks, will be hosting its 23rd annual old-fashioned spaghetti dinner from noon to 6 p.m., March 22. A freewill offering will be available. The menu includes spaghetti and meatballs, salad, bread sticks, dessert, and a beverage. For more...
March 13, 2015 - 6:11pm
March 9, 2015
Devils Lake missionaries recall soldiers storming Venezuela church
Devils Lake, N.D. - Four missionaries from Devils Lake who were held captive by authorities in Venezuela shared their harrowing experience with their fellow church members today. They say support and prayers from Venezuela, America and around the world helped them endure and return...
news / region
March 9, 2015 - 2:05pm