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Woman killed in farm accident in northwest Minnesota
Former secretary of state heads nonprofit as biggest cheerleader for Minnesota
Grand Forks approves plan that favors bridge at 32nd Avenue South, Merrifield Road
Ivanka Trump used personal email account to send emails about government business
MPO plans for Grand Forks and East Grand Forks 'fiscally constrained'
crime and courts
'Becoming' is 2018's fastest-selling book
Bandleader bows out: UND percussionist to retire after 42 years
Roy Clark, country star who hosted 'Hee Haw' variety show, dies at 85
'Mannheim Steamroller Christmas' launches live holiday music celebration
Can't beat the feeling: Minnesota native crowned 2018 American Beatbox Champion
How to manage your limited oven space on Thanksgiving
Marilyn Hagerty: Table manners are important at Thanksgiving
How to tactfully take over the family Thanksgiving meal without ruining a tradition-filled holiday
Born addicted: As opioid-affected births rise, early treatment is key
Dandy candy: J-Mart in Pisek satisfies customers' yearning for traditional holiday sweets
Rams slip past Chiefs in historic shootout
Monday's local scoreboard
Twins to protect top prospects as draft approaches
Vikings’ Harris ranked No. 1 safety in NFL
Zimmer preaches basic football, not new tricks, for Vikings offense
Clarence R. Walski
Robert William Hoverson
Darrell B. Jensen
Richard L. Davidson
DNR conservation officer weekly report for northwest Minnesota: Firearms deer season comes to an end, Ice rescue on Upper Red Lake, Think safety on early ice etc.
Upper Red Lake walleye regulations continue for winter season
Angler sets new benchmark for Minnesota northern pike state catch-and-release record
Some national wildlife refuges in North Dakota open to late-season upland game hunting
North Dakota's darkhouse spearing season opens as soon as ice conditions permit
Port: Group of Republicans considered attempt to replace Democrats as minority party in the legislature
Commentary: I served under 8 commanders in chief. Trump doesn't grasp the role.
Rob Port: Audit: North Dakota’s use of open source textbooks has saved North Dakota students a lot of money
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
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James & Kathryn Gudajtes
Ovide & Verna Marcotte
Jon & Loretta Omlid
November 5, 2018
Suicide widow angry with rumors: Says husband didn’t know about Ashby Co-op embezzlement
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. — Kathy Evavold has heard the rumors and they make her angry and hurt. Kathy, 59, is the widow of Leland “Lee” Evavold,...
November 5, 2018 - 6:17am
October 24, 2018
Officers missed check on Devils Lake inmate in hours leading up to his death
DEVILS LAKE—A Devils Lake corrections officer missed a check on the cell of an inmate who killed himself in the hours leading up to his...
October 24, 2018 - 4:18pm
October 11, 2018
Death of Verne Troyer, Mini-Me of 'Austin Powers,' ruled a suicide by alcohol intoxication
In April 2017, an unusually serious post appeared on actor Verne Troyer's social media accounts. It stood out in stark contrast to the countless...
October 11, 2018 - 9:07am
Prosecutors want murder charge dropped in suicide pact of elderly Fargo couple
FARGO — Prosecutors are looking to drop a murder charge that an elderly man has been facing since the shooting death of his wife in June....
September 11, 2018 - 8:53pm
September 10, 2018
ND Summit to Stop Suicide focuses on education, strategies
WEST FARGO — After a study found North Dakota has the fastest growing rate of death by suicide in the nation, groups are coming together to...
September 10, 2018 - 7:12pm
September 5, 2018
Death under investigation at Devils Lake jail
A Lake Region Correctional Center inmate died Sunday morning from self-inflicted injuries, officials said. The Devils Lake Police Department...
September 5, 2018 - 12:03pm
August 28, 2018
More Americans die from overdoses and suicide than diabetes
Diabetes is a well-known health threat in the U.S., with rates that have reached epidemic levels in recent years. But now researchers are reporting that another scourge has surpassed it in terms of deadliness: suicides and deaths from drug overdoses.
August 28, 2018 - 8:02pm
August 22, 2018
Jennifer Tarlin: Guns, suicide have sad connection
By Jennifer Tarlin As a recent Herald article noted, the rise in suicide rates in North Dakota is alarming and disheartening. Broader understanding...
August 22, 2018 - 6:15am
August 20, 2018
Minnesota man accused of assisting in wife's suicide
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.—An Eden Prairie man is accused of helping his apparently ailing wife kill herself, authorities say. Thomas James Houck,...
August 20, 2018 - 9:05pm
August 15, 2018
State highway workers save suicidal youth who jumps from I-90 bridge near Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- South Dakota Department of Transportation workers apparently saved the life of a suicidal, disorderly runaway youth who...
August 15, 2018 - 6:30pm
August 1, 2018
Letter: Wake up, be positive for others
To the editor, I just wanted to comment on the article "Troubling Trend" in the Herald on Sunday, July 29. This Sept. 1 will be my 51st birthday, and I will be celebrating it as I did last year. To be honest with you, 19 years ago I thought I was a worthless person and decided to...
August 1, 2018 - 6:15am
July 29, 2018
Troubling trend: States see sharp rise in suicide rates
The suicide rate in North Dakota between 1999 and 2016 is the highest in the country, according to a recent report by the Centers for Disease...
July 29, 2018 - 6:00am
July 10, 2018
Guilty plea on table for Fargoan charged with killing wife in failed suicide pact
FARGO—A guilty plea from Louis Donald Averson, who is accused of killing his wife on June 2 as part of a suicide pact, appears to be a...
July 10, 2018 - 7:32pm
June 23, 2018
Law enforcement agencies use new tool to prevent officer suicide
FARGO — A tool designed to look for signs of stress and depression is now being used by local law enforcement agencies to try to save the lives of those who protect the community. The Fargo Police Department and Cass County Sheriff's Office are using an online interactive screening...
June 23, 2018 - 4:00pm
June 17, 2018
Reach out to those who may be suicidal, ND official says
MINOT, N.D.—There is hope for people who are considering suicide, but it's important for people to reach out to help those who might be...
June 17, 2018 - 6:37am