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Western South Dakota corrections officer fired for online comment
St. Paul man arrested in unsolved 1991 Minneapolis homicide
Crews clear scene of northwest Wis. elevator fire
City of East Grand Forks honors retiring council members
'It’s just crazy': MNLARS delays, difficulties persist
crime and courts
Penny Marshall, sitcom star who directed 'A League of Their Own,' dies at 75
CBS says former CEO Les Moonves will not receive $120 million in severance
Friends in high places? Gov. Mark Dayton talks Garth Brooks into extra show
Prada accused of racism with new collection
‘Let’s make it happen,’ Garth Brooks replies to Mark Dayton’s call for another MN show
Easing holiday stress for pets
Minnesota native Karin Niemi, mother-in-law of Patrick Swayze, dies
Marilyn Hagerty: My 'nice' list for Santa
A taste tradition: Lutefisk, lefse, rommegrot draw stalwart Scandinavians to area's traditional church suppers
New mosque opens in East Grand Forks
Senior High cruises past Sacred Heart in girls basketball
WATCH: Red River falls to Fargo Davies 2-0 in boys hockey
TUESDAY'S LOCAL SCOREBOARD
No. 20 Marquette downs Fighting Hawks 92-66 in men's basketball
Green Wave roll to win over Bemidji
Ernest "Ernie" Mangino
Dale C. Kleven
B.W. "Bud" Basgaard
Jeanne M. Gullickson
Doug Leier: Surveys require hunter and angler response to be effective
Climate change has varying effect on wildlife, plant species
WEEKLY DNR ENFORCEMENT REPORT FOR NORTHWEST MINNESOTA: Ice fishing, ice conditions and recreational vehicles keep conservation officers busy
VIDEO: Tip-up fishing on Devils Lake lands big pike and big fun
TROPHY ROOM: Josh Andrews 27-inch walleye
Rob Port: State Board of Higher Education wisely declines to give university presidents a blank check on tuition
Mike Jacobs: Wind is blowing in conflict
Rob Port: Prisons aren’t jobs programs
Port: Heitkamp’s angry goodbye
Kennedy and Bresciani: Invest in an innovative economy
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October 12, 2018
Students join Grand Forks School Board as members
Three students have joined the Grand Forks Public School Board as members in what Superintendent Terry Brenner called a historic move. One student...
October 12, 2018 - 2:45pm
September 14, 2018
Our view: Board right to try trial for lunch plan
Herald editorial board Compromise and compassion. Those are important words to remember in decision-making, and they come to mind after learning that the Grand Forks School Board chose a kinder, gentler approach to families indebted to the district's lunch program. The Herald reported...
September 14, 2018 - 6:10am
July 16, 2018
Grand Forks School Board approves teacher contracts, pay raises
The Grand Forks School Board has approved pay raises for teachers. Board members unanimously voted "yes" on the 2018-19 teacher contracts Monday,...
July 16, 2018 - 7:33pm
July 1, 2018
Leaders optimistic about meeting challenges for Grand Forks schools
The Grand Forks School Board faces tough challenges as new members prepare to take their seats for the first time on July 16, leaders said. But...
July 1, 2018 - 7:06am
June 18, 2018
Grand Forks teachers get 3 percent pay increase under tentative agreement
Grand Forks Public School leaders have tentatively agreed to increase teacher salaries by 3 percent across the board. "It's a much better feeling...
June 18, 2018 - 7:36pm
June 14, 2018
Doug Carpenter won't seek leadership of Grand Forks School Board
The head of the Grand Forks Public School Board has no intentions of serving as its leader for another year. Doug Carpenter, who has served as...
June 14, 2018 - 4:33pm
June 13, 2018
Grand Forks Schools makes final offer to teachers on pay increase
Grand Forks Public Schools has made its final offer to teachers on salary increases, setting the stage for another meeting next week and, possibly,...
June 13, 2018 - 9:00pm
June 12, 2018
Bill Palmiscno leads School Board candidates
Bill Palmiscno was the top vote-getter among five candidates, including incumbent and School Board President Doug Carpenter, who appear to have...
June 12, 2018 - 10:38pm
June 10, 2018
Candidate Q&A: Grand Forks School Board
Doug Carpenter Age: 59 Education: B.S., B.A. with a major in accounting from UND Occupation: Director of administration and operations for...
June 10, 2018 - 6:00am
June 6, 2018
School candidates discuss transparency, funding
Transparency and the level of trust between staff and administrators, along with problems stemming from financial pressures, were among issues discussed during the Grand Forks School Board candidates forum Tuesday at City Hall. At the event, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, candidates...
June 6, 2018 - 9:59am
June 4, 2018
Grand Forks teachers withdraw endorsement after board candidate posted politically charged memes
Grand Forks teachers have pulled their support of a School Board candidate who posted politically charged graphics on social media, including...
June 4, 2018 - 4:12pm
May 21, 2018
Grand Forks teachers ask for 5 percent pay increase
A year after reaching an impasse, Grand Forks teachers have asked for a 5 percent increase in pay, but district leaders have proposed no salary...
May 21, 2018 - 9:03pm
April 17, 2018
Grand Forks School leader says board is the most dysfunctional he's seen
A Grand Forks School Board member said the body is the most dysfunctional he has seen it in 18 years on it, but another member stands by her...
April 17, 2018 - 8:04pm
April 16, 2018
School Board president's leadership should be called into question, City Council president says
A Grand Forks city leader called on the School Board to address the future of its president, and one board member is asking whether it violated...
April 16, 2018 - 7:54pm
April 11, 2018
Voters should refuse white supremacist candidate, Grand Forks School Board members say
Grand Forks School Board members registered concern about James Kelso, a white nationalist who is one of eight candidates running in the June election for one of five seats on the board. Katie Dachtler, who is serving her second year on the School Board, said, "I personally do not...
April 11, 2018 - 6:49pm