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Trump to meet Mexican president Wednesday
Wife recounts 73-year-old husband's Devils Lake survival story
Totem pole, Washington state tribes join pipeline protest
Grand Forks teacher wins $100,000 Powerball lottery drawing
East Grand Forks family displaced in fire
crime and courts
What other QBs are out there for Vikings to snare?
BOYS SOCCER: Scoreless at Cushman
PREP VOLLEYBALL: Firebirds sweep Knights
From candied bacon to mini donut beer, treats can be fun at Minnesota State Fair
Liven up your desk space with color and accessories
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
life & style
William Hartley Eckes
Betty Jean (Engen) Cariveau
Norman Morris Hanson
Tony Dorn Jr. elk
East Grand Forks girl treated for cancer goes on family houseboat adventure
Late August is hummingbird season
NICE FISH: Great catches around the region
OUTDOORS CALENDAR: Biking, birding, hunting events around the region
Port: Law enforcement at pipeline protests take precautions after social media threats
Port: ND mom fights to make college campuses safe for young men
MIKE JACOBS: Despite reports, North Dakota isn't broke
LETTER: UND Sioux nickname fans don't support what real Sioux are fighting for
LETTER: Pipeline news coverage should better reflect protesters' views
50th Wedding Anniversary
April 24, 2016
Midwest gravediggers pride themselves in ability to work 365 days of the year
FARGO -- Though hard, frozen ground once prevented winter burials, making spring a busy time in cemeteries, that time has passed. In the...
April 24, 2016 - 7:00am
April 21, 2016
Judge: Dating website plaintiffs cannot sue anonymously over hack
Plaintiffs leading a lawsuit against online dating website Ashley Madison over a security breach that exposed the personal data of customers...
News/crime and courts
April 21, 2016 - 2:41pm
April 19, 2016
Parents need to communicate, set guidelines for internet use
The fascination with electronic media seems to dominate kids' lives these days, but it's the low-tech skills of parenting that will help children...
April 19, 2016 - 6:48am
April 8, 2016
Creator of phone-shaped gun responds to criticism
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday came out strongly against soon-to-be-released double-barreled, .38-caliber handgun designed...
April 8, 2016 - 7:30am
April 7, 2016
VIDEO - Flower powered: How garden center plants are prepared
Before the flowers and other pretty plants are put on display they have to be planted and placed in green houses to grow. When you’re dealing...
April 7, 2016 - 3:00pm
April 5, 2016
Grand Forks tech device program a success, director says
Grand Forks Public Schools' initiative allowing students to bring electronic devices to class has "gone very well" this year, according to the district technology director. About 30 percent of high school students are bringing their own devices to school this year, the first time...
April 5, 2016 - 6:48pm
Minnesota school continues recovery after malicious computer attack
The Cloquet school district continues to recover from a malicious computer software attack last month that resulted in the equivalent of a lock on much of its information and a $6,000 ransom demand to have it released. During a Cloquet School Board meeting last week, Superintendent...
News/crime and courts
April 5, 2016 - 3:30pm
Twitter to stream Thursday night NFL games in 2016 season
The National Football League said it had chosen Twitter as its exclusive global partner for streaming its Thursday night games during the 2016...
April 5, 2016 - 2:45pm
April 3, 2016
APP SNAP: Pizza Hut app lags behind others
Two out of five stars. Some nights (and for me, nearly every night), you just don't feel like cooking. Instead of rattling the pots and pans,...
accent/life & style
April 3, 2016 - 7:30am
April 1, 2016
Minnesota Capitol Chatter: Driverless cars struggle when looking for lane lines
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota Senate committee supported a pilot project for vehicles that drive themselves, but on the same day Reuters news service reported that things are not going well for some of the vehicles in California. "Volvo's North American CEO, Lex Kerssemakers, lost his...
April 1, 2016 - 6:45pm
March 31, 2016
Callaway officials praise drone in helping fight derailment, propane explosion
CALLAWAY, Minn. -- U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., met with emergency responders in Callaway on Thursday and was a little surprised to...
March 31, 2016 - 9:30pm
Minnesota considers requiring more ignition interlock devices
ST. PAUL -- Some Minnesota legislators want to change the behavior of people who drink and drive, and do it more quickly than under current...
March 31, 2016 - 6:45pm
March 30, 2016
Pump failure causes saltwater spill in Billings County
GRASSY BUTTE, N.D. - An equipment failure caused about 340 barrels, or 14,280 gallons, of saltwater to spill at a site in Billings County, the Department of Mineral Resources said Wednesday. Cobra Oil and Gas Corp. reported the release occurred 5 a.m. Tuesday at a central tank battery...
March 30, 2016 - 6:30pm
March 29, 2016
Ag worker visas delayed, H-2A applications still backlogged
DENVER -- Computer problems were responsible for delays in approval of temporary visas for agricultural workers, one of the groups affected says. The American Sheep Industry Association says it's been told that technical difficulties with the Department of Labor's computer system...
March 29, 2016 - 9:15pm
March 20, 2016
APP SNAP: Inside Out Thought Bubbles the best of its kind
Four out of five stars. I'm of the mindset that anything Pixar touches turns to gold. So it came as no surprise to me when I first say down to...
accent/life & style
March 20, 2016 - 9:00am