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Accused Minnesota 'killer grandma' caught in Texas
ND drilling company owner doubts he'll see $690,000 embezzled from his company
Why you've never heard of the six Chinese men who survived the Titanic
UND A&S dean to interview in Tennessee
Reporters remember dramatic pipeline protests on UND panel
crime and courts
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
Grand Cities Children's Choir presents spring concert
Northwest Minnesota Arts Council to honor artists, art advocate
What would Prince want? Two years later, his estate is a mess and his legacy unclear.
Minnesota's Bachelorette starts man parade May 28
Marilyn Hagerty: 'Red. This is it. We are done with you and your ice'
Area pagans, Wiccans explain ancient festivals that mark spring, summer
Spring weather - and wetness - are coming: Tips can help homeowners prevent basement flooding, ice dams
Food pantry looks for new home as church prepares to close, sell building
George W. Bush recalls his mother as strong, lucid and funny as she approached death
Thursday's local clipboard
Thursday's local scoreboard
Wolves need 'Buckets' to live up to his nickname
Gophers' Whalen has a perfect role model in Staley
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Marlene J. Johnson
Dr. John Arden Duerre, PhD
Janet "Jan" Austfjord
Earth Day pasque flower hike set for Fertile Sand Hills
OUTDOOR REPORT: Focus switches to sturgeon on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River; light goose migration near peak in North Dakota
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
Wolves should be managed like other species, Minnesota legislator says
Outdoors notebook: Public deer plan meetings continue in Minnesota, Minnesota turkey season begins etc.
For two boys, fishing season is already here
Our view: The legacy left behind? Evasiveness
Letter: Correcting, clarifying column about UND
Letter: Is Second Amendment an excuse for violence?
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
Rep. Josh Boschee
90th Birthday Celebration
Bill & Linda
March 23, 2018
Amtrak's plan to end discounts for veterans is 'inexcusable,' Democratic senator says
Amtrak's recent move to eliminate special discount programs - including those for veterans - is raising the ire of Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn....
March 23, 2018 - 10:27am
March 19, 2018
Amtrak quietly ends student, AAA discounts
WASHINGTON - Amtrak officials have quietly ended discounts for students and AAA members and raised the age requirement for senior discounts to 65. The discounts, which offered up to 10 percent off tickets, were discontinued earlier this year as part of a shift in strategy for the...
March 19, 2018 - 2:48pm
February 6, 2018
Fatal Amtrak crashes spotlight 10-year wait for safety upgrades
The third fatal Amtrak crash in less than two months has thrown a spotlight on delays in installing congressionally mandated technology designed...
February 6, 2018 - 1:25pm
January 25, 2018
Engineer in fatal Amtrak crash didn't realize turn was up ahead
The engineer controlling an Amtrak train that derailed in Washington state in December, killing three people, told investigators he didn't realize...
January 25, 2018 - 11:47am
January 18, 2018
Letter: Amtrak should be worthy of federal support
To the editor, The Herald editorial board's Dec. 28 opinion piece attacking Amtrak was a surprising and disappointing reversal of its former opinion published on May 29, 2015, promoting the value of transportation infrastructure as a public good. To quote the Herald then: "A first-rate...
January 18, 2018 - 7:49am
January 3, 2018
Letter: Amtrak a vital and necessary service in ND
To the editor, Without doubt, one would hard-pressed to find a document so loaded with disinformation as the anti-Amtrak editorial by the Herald editorial board Dec 28. The anecdotal description of the trip of a student from Fargo to Grand Forks (75 miles) on Amtrak was hardly representative...
January 3, 2018 - 6:26pm
December 28, 2017
Our view: Subsidies for train service must be questioned
Herald editorial board It was a year ago this week. During Christmas break, a college student from Grand Forks chose to return to school in Fargo...
December 28, 2017 - 8:14am
December 19, 2017
NTSB says train was going more than twice speed limit when it wrecked
The National Transportation Safety Board says the train that derailed Monday as it made its way from Seattle to Portland was going more that...
December 19, 2017 - 11:07am
Deadly Washington crash revives questions of Amtrak's safety record
The deadly Amtrak crash in Washington state marked the railroad's third fatal accident in as many years, putting the passenger rail operator...
December 19, 2017 - 7:21am
December 18, 2017
Amtrak train derails in Washington state, rail cars fall onto interstate; multiple deaths reported
A number of people were reported killed and scores more injured south of Seattle when an early morning Amtrak train traveling on a new route...
December 18, 2017 - 2:29pm
November 13, 2017
Three Amtrak passengers arrested in ND on marijuana charges
MINOT, N.D. -- Three people that Amtrak officials wanted thrown off the train for being drunk late last week were arrested on marijuana charges....
November 13, 2017 - 2:54pm
July 3, 2017
Several passengers injured when Amtrak train derails in Washington state
An Amtrak train with more than 250 people aboard derailed on Sunday near Puget Sound in Washington state, injuring several passengers, although...
July 3, 2017 - 7:59am
May 12, 2017
Engineer in deadly 2015 Amtrak crash charged with manslaughter
The engineer in a deadly 2015 Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia has been charged with involuntary manslaughter, Pennsylvania Attorney General...
May 12, 2017 - 8:18pm
April 14, 2017
If Trump's budget passes, Amtrak service could end in ND, MN
FARGO — North Dakota, Minnesota and other states could be without Amtrak service if a proposal in President Donald Trump's budget becomes...
April 14, 2017 - 10:25pm
March 27, 2017
Amtrak train derails in Chicago, no injuries reported
CHICAGO - An Amtrak train derailed outside Union Station in Chicago on Monday but there were no immediate reports of any injuries, a local NBC...
March 27, 2017 - 12:00pm