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North Dakota coal plant to upgrade transmission system that carries power to 500,000 people
UPDATE: Pilot killed in plane crash into Missouri River
Grand Forks Library Action Committee shares short-term, long-term solutions
'It could have saved lives': Family friend blames 3 deaths on lack of highway barrier
Trump says he accepts US intelligence on Russian interference in election but denies collusion
crime and courts
Minnesota's Alamo Drafthouse Cinema embraces luxury
After the Trump-Putin news conference, here's why people are talking about the Dixie Chicks
Anthony Bourdain unloaded on Bill Clinton and Trump in interview
He quit a State Department job to play video games. Now he's a star in NBA's 2K League.
The 'Downton Abbey' movie is happening: Here's what we know so far
As a pregnant teen, I felt like a failure. But then I realized failure wasn't an option.
:), it's World Emoji Day
Want to raise empathetic kids? Try spending time in nature.
Ann Bailey: Hard work a way of life for hay-baler
Marilyn Hagerty: Milestones of summer mark time's passage
Home run record set as AL tops NL in All-Star Game
Twins' Jose Berrios at the All-Star Game: 'I'm here, I'm so happy'
Minnesota native gymnast who was first to speak up about Nasser sex abuse to be honored
Three Lynx named to WNBA All-Star team
Roseau’s Kacie Borowicz commits to UND women’s basketball
Mary M. Nelles
Faithlyn Abigayle VanBruggen
Doloria L. Dusek
Sandra J. "Sandy" Kasprick
Good news falcon followers, Brad the Grand Forks peregrine chick is flying
Black bear sightings seem to be increasing in ND, so are they breeding here?
Doug Leier: As goes habitat, so goes wildlife populations in North Dakota
Cats Incredible organizers seek more teams for annual East Grand Forks event
A beary long day: Bear lowered from tree but it is unclear if animal will survive
Commentary: Foolish environmental activists say they'll make Minnesota's Line 3 another #NoDAPL moment
Commentary: Bizarro world: Democratic Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp uses self-described Trump voter to defend her record on border security
Commentary: The reported local cost of President Donald Trump’s visit to Fargo was inflated, actually 'closer to $10,000'
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July 16, 2018
Treating addiction in a rural area: Small town health center offers big city services
BEULAH, N.D. — During a February 2018 event about rural addiction in Hazen, N.D., Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., tasked attendees with coming...
July 16, 2018 - 7:36am
July 2, 2018
Minnesota sues over opioid crisis
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is suing the maker of the best-known opioid painkiller, OxyCotin, claiming it mislead health care professionals and...
July 2, 2018 - 3:12pm
June 10, 2018
Cass County considers joining opioid litigation
FARGO — Cass County is considering joining a growing number of counties, cities and states that have launched legal action against the...
June 10, 2018 - 3:16pm
June 1, 2018
Here's what happens to stacks of drugs after police seizures
MOORHEAD, Minn.—A steady stream of hefty drug seizures during traffic stops during the past nine months has been a bonanza for area law...
June 1, 2018 - 5:52pm
May 30, 2018
Minnesota sues over opioids
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Board of Pharmacy and Attorney General Lori Swanson have sued Arizona-based Insys Therapeutics, alleging it illegally...
May 30, 2018 - 11:53am
May 27, 2018
Unseen face of the opioid epidemic: Drug abuse among the elderly grows
WASHINGTON - The face of the nation's opioid epidemic increasingly is gray and wrinkled. But that face often is overlooked in a crisis that frequently...
May 27, 2018 - 10:37am
May 19, 2018
Dayton plans to veto most major legislation
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's governor and legislative leaders began negotiating finances and policy just over 24 hours before their constitutional...
May 19, 2018 - 9:17pm
May 12, 2018
Many issues still on the table as Minnesota legislative session enters its final week
ST. PAUL—Ideas never really die at the Minnesota Legislature. There's almost always a glimmer of hope that a proposal will make it through, until the House and Senate are forced by state law to adjourn on "the first Monday after the third Saturday in May." This year, that's...
May 12, 2018 - 10:23am
May 10, 2018
Minnesota Senate passes $20 million opioid bill
ST. PAUL—Minnesota would collect $20 million from opioid painkiller makers and distributors under Senate-passed legislation. "We cannot...
May 10, 2018 - 6:35pm
May 7, 2018
Two more ND tribes file lawsuits against opioid industry
BISMARCK -- Two more North Dakota Native American tribes have filed federal lawsuits against the opioid industry. The Turtle Mountain Band of...
May 7, 2018 - 10:14am
April 29, 2018
Our view: New thinking needed in opioid battles
Herald editorial board Funding is on its way in Minnesota to help curb opioid abuse. The announcement came Thursday from Gov. Mark Dayton, who declared $700,000 in grants to help fight the crisis. More important, Dayton announced new prescription guidelines for Minnesota doctors....
April 29, 2018 - 5:05pm
April 22, 2018
Crunch time: Minnesota lawmakers have less than five weeks to tackle long list of issues
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Legislature convened two months ago with a lot on its plate. But with less than five weeks until they have to wrap up their work, there's a growing risk much could be left undone. Tax reform, elder abuse, the opioid addiction fight, school safety, a malfunctioning...
April 22, 2018 - 6:19am
April 19, 2018
Minnesota officials detail extent of opioid crisis, highlight treatment programs
PAUL -- Minnesota’s opioid epidemic was more deadly than ever in Ramsey County last year, taking the lives of 72 people, a 16 percent increase over the year before.The urgent need to address the crisis came into sharp focus again Thursday, April 19, as law enforcement officials...
April 19, 2018 - 8:21pm
April 17, 2018
Dozens arrested in takedown of multistate opioid distribution network
Dozens of people have been charged with distributing heroin and fentanyl in the takedown of a drug distribution network operating in West Virginia...
April 17, 2018 - 1:23pm
March 30, 2018
Complaints, opioid crisis prompt review of ND Blues' handling of behavioral health, substance abuse claims
FARGO — North Dakota insurance regulators will examine whether the state's largest private health insurer is properly handling behavioral...
March 30, 2018 - 6:15pm