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Finding workers in southwestern Minnesota an economic challenge as need for diversity in workforce grows
Is the deer duel in St. Paul over? Chronic wasting disease unites DNR, Board of Animal Health
Cost an obstacle for body camera usage in Fargo-Moorhead area
White Earth Reservation receives state grant to fight 'food desert' problem with food truck
Rain before harvest: Soggy, slow-moving storm over weekend hampers farmers in SD
crime and courts
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Out and about: Greenway Takeover revs up on Thursday
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Better than Betty: How to make your very own baking mixes like a pro
Marilyn Hagerty: Signs of fall are everywhere
Get ready for pea milk. It doesn't taste like peas and it's not even green.
Health Matters: What causes acute respiratory distress?
Marilyn Hagerty: The Ranch offers supper club ambience of years past
Lynx rally after awful start but lose 85-84 in Game 1 of WNBA Finals
Sam Cook: Damp weather, lots of foliage slow grouse opener
Twins power past terrible Tigers
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
Kolpack: University of South Dakota's financial investment in football already paying off
Margery "Marge" Claessens
Nannette "Nan" Cicha
James (Jimmy) Foss
Marian G. McWalter
Lois E. Peterson
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Accidents shed light on tree stand safety
From on the air to on the water
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: DNR accepts applications for Lake of the Woods input panel, North Dakota youth pheasant weekend set for Sept. 30-Oct. 1 etc.
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
Veeder: How I spent an unexpected dose of free time
Port: It's time to change the way we govern the North Dakota University System
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
New resident: Happy to be in Grand Forks
Friends mourn Wyoming men killed in Saturday plane crash near Thief River Falls
September 19, 2017
Letter: Policy on polling places isn't right
I appreciate Mr. Ron Franz's recent letter to the editor ("With election, City Council falls short"). Mr. Franz's explanation allowed me to understand...
September 19, 2017 - 8:08am
September 13, 2017
Minn. city snuffs ordinance restricting sale of tobacco to buyers under 21
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — After almost two hours of testimony Tuesday, Sept. 12, some of it quite emotional, the Detroit Lakes City Council...
September 13, 2017 - 8:37am
Letter: With election, City Council falls short
To the editor, On Tuesday, Sept. 5, the City Council of Grand Forks voted 6-0 to establish the Alerus Center as the sole polling place for the...
September 13, 2017 - 8:33am
August 18, 2017
Letter: City ordinance sends wrong message
By Stephanie Swanson I love hockey. Autumn always brought the excitement that hockey season was approaching and that my weekends would be spent...
August 18, 2017 - 8:33am
August 8, 2017
Council reverses rental property decision for disabled veteran in Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—After the firestorm of controversy that erupted following the Detroit Lakes City Council's July 11 decision to revoke...
August 8, 2017 - 10:29pm
July 26, 2017
Letter: Politicians, pay heed to employers
To the editor, We readers of the Grand Forks Herald have just read, on the front page of this paper, that an attorney for the city of Grand Forks has described the "legal action" of plaintiffs in the Arbor Park lawsuit as having a "fibulas" case. Can I remind the City Council members...
July 26, 2017 - 9:22am
July 14, 2017
Letter: Enforce fireworks law or do away with it
To the editor, Two police officers from Grand Forks have stated on TV and in the Herald that they do not charge those who violate the ban on...
July 14, 2017 - 8:03am
July 11, 2017
Our view: Make Masse clean property, once and for all
Herald editorial board The Grand Forks City Council has been put in an awkward position after a local man has decided again to not keep his property...
July 11, 2017 - 7:24am
June 19, 2017
Letter: Attend hearing today; curb youth drinking
To the editor, As a previous employee of the Grand Forks Public School District for 30 years, 23 of which I was a licensed addiction counselor, I'm aware of the disease of alcoholism and addictions as well as the negative impact addiction has on society, especially our youth. The...
June 19, 2017 - 8:23am
June 15, 2017
Letter: I was wrong about Arbor Park
To the editor, Since coming on to the City Council in 2012, I have supported development downtown to increase tax revenue for the city and to...
June 15, 2017 - 7:26am
May 22, 2017
Grand Forks council considers allowing bars to host special events
Venues able to host parties where alcohol is consumed within Grand Forks may grow to include bars next month after receiving initial approval...
May 22, 2017 - 7:40pm
May 8, 2017
Speed limit changes get early nod from Grand Forks committee
Grand Forks is on track to drive a little slower, with a city committee offering early approval Monday evening to lower speed limits on three...
May 8, 2017 - 10:18pm
Slow your roll: Grand Forks leaders consider lower speed limits in town
Grand Forks city leaders are looking to slow things down. An item before a city committee Monday seeks to reduce speed limits along Washington...
May 8, 2017 - 2:02pm
May 2, 2017
St. Paul council member may have crossed legal line, experts say
ST. PAUL — If St. Paul City Council member Dai Thao signaled during a private meeting last winter that his vote could be swayed by a campaign...
May 2, 2017 - 7:57pm
May 1, 2017
Grand Forks council begins to examine budget
By 2022, the city of Grand Forks could face a $16 million deficit in its capital improvement fund, City Administrator Todd Feland said Monday night. The North Dakota Legislature wrapped up last week, and while Bismarck is sending $30 million to Grand Forks for its water treatment...
May 1, 2017 - 10:56pm