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Agents justified in fatal shooting of MN sex offender, prosecutor says
Republican candidates face well-funded, unified Democrats
Medical examiner says bones found along pipeline route not human
Europe's Mars probe destroyed after plunging to surface
Fed official warns of recession without rate hike
crime and courts
They fight and laugh, but entrenched Bison coaches keep their brotherhood
Another WNBA blunder: Lynx on wrong end of title-winning basket that shouldn't have counted
Great series ends in heartbreaker for Lynx
Get to know UND sophomore defenseman Christian Wolanin
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
Ghoulish walk through the woods in Grafton, N.D.
Pick your pumpkin at Nelson's Pumpkin Patch in Emerado
Chiara String Quartet performs Sunday at North Dakota Museum of Art
THE LIST: Things to do in the Valley
Spook-tacular Halloween decor
Life & Style
Gail R. Washburn
Iris Faye Weig
Get your gear on: HUNT Chip onXmap
Rusty blackbird seems to be slipping away
PLI includes several programs
The tagged catfish mystery
TALKIN' with DOKKEN: Are battery-powered augers any good?
VIEWPOINT: Strip search of tribal chairman: 'Shameful'
Our Opinion: Yes on sales tax 'for Grand Forks prosperity'
LETTER: Totalitarianism or constitutionalism? Voters, you'll decide
LETTER: The pipeline route should be changed
LETTER: Big portion of mainstream media tilts Republican
Thief River Falls man pleads guilty in birthday shooting case
April 26, 2014
VIRG FOSS: Time for "summer vacation"
Since my retirement from full-time work in the newspaper business in 2005, April always signals the arrival of a bittersweet time of the year...
April 26, 2014 - 8:45am
April 19, 2014
VIRG FOSS: How loyalty works between coach and athlete
I ran into Todd Hoffner around a year ago at a Grand Forks establishment where we were both at the same blackjack table. I didn’t know...
April 19, 2014 - 4:15am
April 12, 2014
VIRG FOSS: UND game against Minnesota is a classic to be remembered
Let me begin by saying this up front — I’ve never been prouder of a UND hockey team that lost in the NCAA Frozen Four than this year’s...
April 12, 2014 - 4:45am
April 4, 2014
VIRG FOSS: Sticking by teams, no matter what
I talked to my sister Carol two days ago. She told me she was excited to watch the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) championship basketball game that night involving the Minnesota Gophers. “Why?” I asked her. “Who cares about the NIT?” “It’s called loyalty,” she...
April 4, 2014 - 10:38pm
March 28, 2014
VIRG FOSS: Take time to enjoy the journey
When I accepted an offer to join the Grand Forks Herald sports staff in 1969, the lure of covering UND Fighting Sioux hockey was the attraction that brought me to town. I had lived in Grand Forks for a couple of years in junior high days. My dad took me to some Fighting Sioux games...
March 28, 2014 - 10:30pm
March 22, 2014
VIRG FOSS: Winter sports winding down at a frantic pace
I took my dog, Lena, out for a walk Thursday afternoon. With her at my side, I didn’t need the start of the March Madness basketball...
March 22, 2014 - 9:00am
March 15, 2014
VIRG FOSS: Pressure is on for Grand Forks sports teams
Pressure is the East Grand Forks Senior High boys having to beat Hermantown to win the school’s first state hockey championship. Pressure...
March 15, 2014 - 10:45am
March 8, 2014
VIRG FOSS: Low-tech guy in a high-tech world
I’ll admit it, I’m a low-tech guy traveling through a high-tech world. My cell phone is an older TracFone. It’s very inexpensive...
March 8, 2014 - 11:30am
February 22, 2014
VIRG FOSS: UND at the Olympics
When Cal Marvin and Dan McKinnon drove from their home in Warroad, Minn., to Grand Forks to talk UND athletic director Glenn “Red” Jarrett...
February 22, 2014 - 8:30am
February 15, 2014
VIRG FOSS: With Blais, you never know
Did Dean Blais intentionally get himself ejected from last Saturday’s hockey game against UND in order to inspire his Nebraska-Omaha...
February 15, 2014 - 8:30am
February 8, 2014
VIRG FOSS: Olympics, a time for miracles
It’s time again for the fantastic spectacle of the Winter Olympics, one of my favorite events. It’s also 34 years removed from the remarkable...
February 8, 2014 - 9:45am
February 1, 2014
VIRG FOSS: The challenges of coaching
During my college days, I debated whether to pursue a career either in journalism or coaching. I reported for the city newspaper on...
February 1, 2014 - 8:00am
January 24, 2014
VIRG FOSS: As life goes on
My mind tells me that as I age, life should become easier. Less decisions to make, no full-time job to worry over, no kids to raise and a...
January 24, 2014 - 9:45pm