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Minot now in planning stages for possible diversion channel to avert floods
With Grand Forks' sales tax passed, which potholes get fixed?
Drayton drama cast wins first place in theater competition
Josh Duhamel's visit to Grand Forks part of six-figure contract
UND touts gameday updgrades
crime and courts
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
EGF high school, UND present musical theatre productions this weekend
Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
Garth Brooks lip-syncing controversy at the CMA Awards really hit a nerve
All grownups need reminders about younger self
Health Matters: Interventions available for prevent falls
Getting a dog might just save your life
Marilyn Hagerty: Going through the Thanksgiving checklist
Missing: Four cats. Reward: $100,000
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Retaining young hunters presents a challenge, Grand Forks parent says
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Mike Jacobs/ Grosbeaks may bring winter birding thrills
DEER SEASON NOTEBOOK: Busy season for conservation officers, North Dakota hunter shoots massive nontypical whitetail etc.
Fredrick L. Berdal
Carmen (Holter) Nicklin
Marvin A. Swanson
Kinsley Oslund's first deer
Saskatchewan snow goose hunt
Tyler's youth season buck
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Afternoon hunt yields enjoyable meeting in the woods
COMMENTARY: Don't let #MeToo turn into a witch hunt
Commentary: GMOs provide additional food choices
Letters: Veterans snubbed at UND volleyball game
Viewpoint: Ask lawmakers to stop repeal, replace
Letter: Pay heed to dates for open enrollment
Five Generations of Dziengels
November 11, 2017
North Dakota Heart Gallery connects kids in need of adoptive families
One in five adults have considered adoption. Of those, 72 percent have considered adopting through foster care more than a private infant adoption...
November 11, 2017 - 11:23am
ND couple sues Catholic Charities for 'marital discrimination' after adoption falls through
FARGO—A Fargo couple is suing Catholic Charities for what they call "marital discrimination." James and Tahnee Young decided this February...
October 11, 2017 - 10:39am
October 3, 2017
'One big family': 88-year-old F-M foster mom has taken in over 300 kids
FARGO — Marian Kadrie is a tiny lady with a heart as big as her home. After more than three decades of taking in foster children, the 88-year-old...
October 3, 2017 - 11:40pm
May 19, 2017
Need for foster parents is great in Minn.
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — Each year since 1988, the month of May has drawn attention to the nation's foster care programs — from the people...
May 19, 2017 - 4:31pm
November 28, 2016
MARILYN HAGERTY: Giving homes make room for kids in need
Dear Katie Campbell, As Christmas approaches, the tables are set. The stockings are hung. Families gather. And as an 18-year-old freshman at...
November 28, 2016 - 8:01pm
November 13, 2016
Letter: Thanks for recognizing foster families' service
Thank you to Choice Health & Fitness and the Altru Family YMCA, both in Grand Forks, for the family passes to their facilities for foster parents. Also, thank you to the Mexican Village restaurant for gift certificates for foster families. Thank you as well to foster parents, who...
November 13, 2016 - 3:00pm
July 22, 2016
LETTER: To Herald readers: Valley foster children need you
Children and teenagers are beginning to plan for their return to school. The excitement of picking out new school supplies, backpacks and so on can be witnessed in many retail stores. But there are some children in our community who still are wondering what school they will be attending....
July 22, 2016 - 10:00pm
June 19, 2016
Human Services Director Kate Kenna retires after 33 years of helping families
On the way to her fifth-floor office in the Northeast Human Service Center overlooking the Red River in downtown Grand Forks, Kate Kenna paused...
June 19, 2016 - 4:09pm
May 1, 2016
LETTER: No government programs unless parents are drug-free
I recently learned of a situation in which a 4-year-old was in a drug home. Social workers and law enforcement had suspected this situation from the time that the girl was 2. The things this poor girl saw and had to endure were horrible. What also concerns me is that the girl's parent...
May 1, 2016 - 4:15am
April 11, 2016
Quarantine means Circle of Friends still needs short-term foster homes for dogs
Stepping into the Circle of Friends Humane Society's animal shelter on Monday afternoon brought the sudden, pungent smell of bleach. In the second...
April 11, 2016 - 8:46pm
March 18, 2016
4 arrested in meth bust; 4 children placed in foster care
Four people were arrested, 3 ounces of methamphetamine with a street value of $9,000 was confiscated and four children were placed in emergency...
March 18, 2016 - 9:00pm
February 7, 2016
Polk County seeks foster parents to help keep up with need
Over the past decade, more than 20 foster children have stepped into Heidi and Tom Smart's East Grand Forks home. Each has their own story, but the Smarts strive to provide them all with something similar: stability and safety. "It's weird having kids go to a stranger's house, and...
February 7, 2016 - 6:00am
November 26, 2015
10 years after losing family, man recounts journey to find his children
Jon Church was working the night shift at a meatpacking plant in 2005 in rural Oklahoma. After arriving home from work early one Sunday, he...
November 26, 2015 - 6:15am
August 16, 2015
Parental substance abuse splits families apart in southwest North Dakota
Addiction to methamphetamine is tearing families apart in southwest North Dakota, an area substance abuse clinic director said. Jan Kuhn, clinical director and licensed addiction counselor at Sacajawea Substance Abuse Counseling in Dickinson, said it's challenging to work with the...
August 16, 2015 - 3:53pm
July 4, 2015
Foster care system stretched to new limits in St. Louis County
Twice in the past month, St. Louis County child protection workers have been thrust into a new and disturbing territory.
July 4, 2015 - 8:30pm