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Jury selection in murder retrial begins Tuesday
Study: Immigrants make up growing part of workforce, tax base of ND, Minnesota
Panel votes to phase out ND center for tobacco prevention
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
Refugee resettlement study bill passes ND House, Democrat calls it "mean-spirited"
crime and courts
Late basket advances Finley-Sharon/Hope-Page
Wild focused on increasing lead over Blackhawks before 6-day break
Monday local scoreboard
Monday's local clipboard
Tommies rely on 'D'
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
Raymond "Ray" W. Stoltenow
Agraphine F. "Aggie" Rivard
Gordon O. Olson
Rich Lehn pike
Devils Lake angler catches potential world line-class record white bass
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?
Marilyn Hagerty: Hawks fight on with Dyer’s determination
Port: N.D. House Democrat insults sponsor of refugee study 'born in prejudice and suspicion'
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Port: Young legislators learn that in politics the people are never wrong (even when they’re wrong)
Lloyd Omdahl: Economic fear drives shepherds to Sanhedrin
60th Wedding Anniversary
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