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Charge: Brother intended to kill others in northern Minn. senior home stabbing
Third contender announces bid for Bismarck mayor
Diesel fuel, canola oil spill into river valley along I-29 after semi crash
ND arsonist begged to go back to prison to get mental health treatment
Grand Forks' federal granting behind schedule as shutdown looms
crime and courts
Lead singer of the Cranberries dies at age 46
Mark Wahlberg to donate $1.5 million salary to anti-sexual harassment group #TimesUp
Mystic Lake cancels Super Bowl pop-up nightclub: shows planned for space will move inside casino
Zac Brown Band coming to Sioux Falls, Minneapolis
Jamestown library plans Louis L'Amour display
Duluth Rage Room offers safe place for releasing emotions
Does Champagne have to have bubbles?
There were over 12,000 poison control calls for people eating laundry pods last year
Instant Pot users provide tips and recipes for latest kitchen gadget
Sicilian Swordfish and Rapini a healthy, fresh and flavorful meal
East Grand Forks girls basketball player reaches 1,000th career point in big win
Tuesday's local sports roundup
Tuesday's local scoreboard
UND men's basketball exacts revenge on NDSU with win in Fargo
Roseau's Huglen brothers power 4-1 win over East Grand Forks
Phyllis L. Pulkrabek
Irene A. Elshaug
Outdoors Notebook: North Dakota Game and Fish to offer 502 nonresident archery tags
A stringer of success: Longtime Devils Lake fishing tourney organizer will reel in 34th year
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Siskins may be plain birds, but they're never dull
Crappies hit early and often for group on lake near Grand Rapids
Commentary: Former NDGOP chairman Gary Emineth considering U.S. Senate run
Mike Jacobs: Timing plays role in exclusive club
Our view: Lies make us weary of the whole, darn lot
Letter: Jamaica, Queens, wasn't always so diverse
Letter: Westward expansion needs more research
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.
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