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GOP finalizes tax plan, expands benefits for working families to win over Rubio
Grand Forks man sentenced in heroin case
Jury finds Fargo man guilty of threatening Sen. Heitkamp
3 people hurt in two Richland County crashes
Petition format approved for ND marijuana ballot measure
crime and courts
These men thought they adopted a mini piglet until she became Esther the Wonder Pig, darling of the internet
Grand Forks Chorales present 'Messiah' sing-along event
The Force is strong with 'The Last Jedi,' critics say
Win streak continues for ND ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant
'Best Christmas Pageant Ever' opens at Red River High School
Open house set for restored Farwell church
The crazy questions new moms Google
Marilyn Hagerty: Christmas season reaches final stretch
Minn. resident tracked Santa's 1964 flight from North Pole -- for real
How 3,000 very good golden retrievers could help all dogs live longer
A former Minnesota Wild enforcer is missing in California. A Fargo man tried to find him.
Moorhead blocks out distractions to beat East Grand Forks 4-2 in showdown of ranked teams
Cardinals RB Peterson's season ends due to neck injury
Freshman sparks Red River win over West Fargo
Thursday's local clipboard
Irene Opal Olson
Larry Michael Newton
Marie L. Bimler
OUTDOORS REPORT: Good ice and fishing reports coming from Lake of the Woods and Upper Red Lake
Doug Leier: There's reason for ice fishing optimism in North Dakota but don't overlook safety
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: New pike regulations for Minnesota anglers, North Dakota Game and Fish Department sets tentative 2018 hunting season dates etc.
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
Five myths about bitcoin
Commentary: Heitkamp sends email to constituents retracting misleading tax reform talking point
Letter: A big lump of coal for ND homeowners
Letter: 'Me Too' incidents don't always ruin lives
Letter: Port's attacks on Heitkamp are tiresome
50th Wedding Anniversary
60th Wedding Anniversary
Our view: Superintendent search must find innovators
Herald editorial board We agree with the findings of a local survey that outline the favored qualities of the next superintendent of Grand Forks Public Schools. We also say the survey's findings aren't too much of a surprise. Monday, the new superintendent profile was released at...
8 hours 23 min ago
December 14, 2017
Our view: Legislatures better be paying attention
Recent news reports show us there is another form of the trickle-down effect, and it's causing a stir among state lawmakers. Of course, the phrase...
December 14, 2017 - 6:50am
Our view: Drought portal should be reauthorized
Herald editorial board The northern Red River Valley is generally free of drought conditions, according to the U.S. drought monitor chart released Dec. 5. In fact, almost all of eastern North Dakota is either drought-free or in the lowest stages of drought — referred to on charts...
December 14, 2017 - 5:08am
December 9, 2017
Herald opinion highlights from November
Herald editorial board Following are highlights from Herald editorials, Herald columnists and letter-writers from the Herald's opinion page in November: Nov. 1 The combined realities — that the new tax won't be cost prohibitive to consumers, that its proceeds would be used...
December 9, 2017 - 6:23am
December 8, 2017
Our view: We couldn't agree more about the truth
Herald editorial board A statement comes our way from the leaders of the State Board of Higher Education. Board Chairman Don Morton and Vice...
December 8, 2017 - 7:31am
December 7, 2017
Our view: Computer science needs expanded role in North Dakota
Herald editorial board If statistics from a nonprofit organization are accurate, technology is outpacing public K-12 education. State Superintendent of Public Schools Kirsten Baesler seems to think so, and this week she is urging North Dakotans to consider the merits of computer science...
December 7, 2017 - 6:40am
December 6, 2017
Our view: For GOP, a dilemma in truest sense
Herald editorial board Many people incorrectly use the word "dilemma," saying they have a dilemma when they simply have a problem. A dilemma is more than a problem. When one's garbage can blows over in a blizzard, that's a real problem, but it's not at all a dilemma. Instead, a dilemma...
December 6, 2017 - 7:33am
December 1, 2017
Our view: Teacher debt forgiveness is win for all
Herald editorial board The starting salary for most teachers in North Dakota is about $33,000. The average student debt for college graduates in North Dakota is about $28,000. It's easy to see a financial problem exists for young educators as they enter the workforce. That's why we're...
December 1, 2017 - 6:14am
November 30, 2017
Our view: Was potentially rogue chancellor wrongly protected?
Herald editorial board According to a former employee, North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott is sexist, discriminatory and...
November 30, 2017 - 7:33am
November 29, 2017
Our view: Big news from a small campus
Herald editorial board Big news comes from a small campus in the Herald's coverage area. The University of Minnesota Crookston has received...
November 29, 2017 - 6:30am
November 28, 2017
Our view: Irony involved in holdup of NAFTA talks
Herald editorial board Longtime editorial writer and current Forum Communications columnist Jack Zaleski made a good point about the North American...
November 28, 2017 - 6:35am
November 25, 2017
Our view: This weekend, don't forget the little guys
To anyone brave enough to fight this weekend's shopping crowds, we offer the following advice: Don’t forget the little guys. There were 28 advertising inserts in the Herald on Thanksgiving morning and dozens of other print advertisers throughout the newspaper. Those 28 places of...
November 25, 2017 - 7:55am
November 23, 2017
Thanksgiving: One of the most sacred institutions
Herald editorial board EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is an editorial published by, and presumably written by, the Grand Forks Herald on Nov. 30, 1916—Thanksgiving Day, 101 years ago. The pilgrims, who set apart the first Thanksgiving Day in America, established an ideal. They...
November 23, 2017 - 6:18am
November 22, 2017
Our view: Keep up the efforts to curb sex trafficking
Herald editorial board A controversial website shut down its adult services page earlier this year, but now it's back in the spotlight as efforts continue to curb sex trafficking. Backpage.com is set up as a classified advertising site on the internet. It has been a rather open secret...
November 22, 2017 - 7:02am
November 21, 2017
Our view: New hospital a victory for the community
Herald editorial board New hospital construction is en vogue, especially in the region. Sanford Health's new medical center in Fargo is a $494...
November 21, 2017 - 8:59am