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crime and courts
New Orleans hometown guy leads West All-Stars to win with record 52 points
Gophers win fifth straight, beat Michigan for first time since 2011
Plan remains to alternate between Grand Forks and Fargo for state hockey
Twins' Vargas gets help from Manny Ramirez this time
Wild's farm club turns it around
Marilyn Hagerty Eatbeat: Toasted Frog offers imaginative menu
Red River Valley Cheer Team competition results announced
The list: Arts and entertainment calendar
Health Matters: Questions about arteries
Gathering family: Celebrating common heritage makes family reunions fun, meaningful and memorable; advance planning required
Life & Style
Joan A. Watland
Earl L. Kiner, Jr.
CAMP COOKBOOK: Lake of the Woods Tourism's recipe for Garlic and Pepper Venison Steak with Onion Sauce
Winter geese numbers reflect the weather
ASK THE DNR: Where to aerate and what to trout eat?
Study highlights N.D. fishing license sales
Meeting on proposed DNR fee hike set in TRF
Letter: Back to same-old, same-old in Washington
Lignite Energy Council CEO: Stroke of the pen saves thousands of coal jobs
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
60th Wedding Anniversary
April 16, 2015
MARILYN HAGERTY: Favorite week of the year
Dear Shirley, This is one of my favorite weeks of the year. It's the time when fourth-graders read their prize winning essays entitled, "My...
April 16, 2015 - 5:30am
September 8, 2014
ASK YOUR GOVERNMENT: Why is there no ‘school zone’ by St. Michael’s?
Each week, Herald reporter Charly Haley answers your questions about local government, laws and other local topics. Q. Why is recycling in Grand Forks only bi-weekly, instead of weekly with the normal garbage schedule? A. The bi-weekly schedule is better for the environment...
September 8, 2014 - 4:10am
September 7, 2014
AROUND TOWN: Ethnic grocery store coming to Columbia Road
Ethnic grocery store coming to Columbia Road A grocery store specializing in foods from across the Asian continent is coming to a strip mall on South Columbia Road. Victor Rai, who helped open a similar store in Fargo in early 2013, said he expects to open Asian Grocery by October....
September 7, 2014 - 8:48am
August 16, 2014
BRAD DOKKEN: What is that thing?
It was growing at the base of an oak tree, a large fungus that bore more than a passing resemblance to a brain. How long the mushroom had...
August 16, 2014 - 8:10am
July 20, 2014
BRAD DOKKEN: Fly-in trip delivers adventure
We still were more than 500 miles from our fishing destination in northern Saskatchewan, and the excursion already had been an adventure. A...
July 20, 2014 - 5:05am
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Secrecy marks rail family
The sora is a fairly common bird, and it’s fairly easy to find. Still, it is seldom seen. That’s because the sora is a specialist....
July 20, 2014 - 4:04am
May 11, 2014
BRAD DOKKEN: An old eagle’s final flight
Frank Walsh was looking out the window of his house on Oak Island watching the ice melt last Tuesday afternoon when he noticed a bald eagle at...
May 11, 2014 - 5:30am
April 20, 2014
ROBB JEFFRIES: Spring cleaning should not be on your to-do list
At the beginning of April, we got a cruel April Fool’s joke from nature when Blizzard Gigi dumped a foot of snow on our doorsteps. As I helped shovel out my neighbors’ vehicles, the last thought on my mind was “wow, this is a lovely spring day.” Contrary to my surroundings,...
accent/life & style
April 20, 2014 - 9:30am
April 7, 2014
Lessons from camp: Confessions of a ‘nerd’ in denial
Each year I went to camp, I would fully expect an excellent, 90s style Mary Kate and Ashley Olson movie camp experience, with fun friends, cute boys and adventures galore. But at 10 years old, I was in denial about a very important truth of my life. I am a nerd. The reality of my...
accent/life & style
April 7, 2014 - 4:10pm
April 6, 2014
BRANDI JEWETT: Putting the ‘fun’ in funeral
I’ve always thought it weird that the word “fun” appears in funeral. I’m fairly young, so I haven’t attended an abundance in my...
accent/life & style
April 6, 2014 - 11:51am
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Late spring means a rush of migrants
It may be that the rough-legged hawk should have been last week’s bird, but it’s hard to push aside the meadowlark, so eagerly awaited by...
April 6, 2014 - 11:48am
March 3, 2014
ASK YOUR GOVERNMENT: Can government vehicles get parking tickets?
Each week, Herald reporter Charly Haley answers your questions about local government, laws and other local topics. Q. Are city and state vehicles immune to parking tickets? I saw someone bragging on Facebook that they drive a state vehicle and just toss tickets in the trash because...
March 3, 2014 - 9:00am
January 19, 2014
BRAD DOKKEN: More deer, please!
Deer -- specifically the lack of them -- will be a prominent issue among wildlife managers on both sides of the Red River in the coming year. In...
January 19, 2014 - 11:30am
January 18, 2014
MATTERS AT HAND: Herald prepares to welcome its 10th publisher
Korrie Wenzel spent a couple of days with us this week. He's the publisher-designate of the Herald. He'll take over here on April 1. Wenzel...
January 18, 2014 - 10:30pm
RYAN BAKKEN: A shot glass half-empty and other thoughts
No entrée today, folks. Just appetizers. Following are three mini-columns, so ingest them after nibbles, not bites. The aperitif The East...
January 18, 2014 - 2:00am