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December 27, 2018
Allen Bertilrud is the mayor of Red Lake Falls, Minn. "I think we have a beautiful community, I really do," Bertilrud said. (Sydney Mook / Grand Forks Herald)
Hometown heart: Red Lake Falls residents highlight beauty of small town
December 27, 2018 - 6:30am
June 25, 2018
Don't worry about the kids -- they're doing just fine
June 25, 2018 - 7:08am
March 26, 2018
The Aladdin Mercantile is also an example of local architecture - false fronts were a common practice when it was built in the late 1800s. (Katy Kassian)
How many of 'The 8s' do you have in your rural community?
March 26, 2018 - 7:08am
December 10, 2017
Municipal auditorium in downtown Cando, N.D., which features first-run movies and locally produced live theater. Blake Gumprecht / Forum News Service
Dollar General's push into ND creates worry in small towns
December 10, 2017 - 7:28am
August 11, 2017
Some Midwesterners have no problem driving on ice-covered lakes to ice fish.
Ya, you betcha: 13 signs you live in the Midwest
August 11, 2017 - 10:04am
March 3, 2016
Ag Right: Are you proud of your small town?
March 3, 2016 - 2:58pm
November 21, 2015
The town of Zap, North Dakota.
Project fixing roads shows dilemma for small rural North Dakota towns
November 21, 2015 - 6:45pm
August 3, 2015
Izzy Hohn, 14, jumps off the low-level diving board on Wednesday afternoon at the Parkston swimming pool. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Swimming pools in small towns are a burden and a joy
August 3, 2015 - 5:00pm
June 17, 2015
Interim Hawley Police Chief Scott Steer visits with resident Duane Johnson after filling up for gas at Kirk's Super Stop in Hawley, Minn. David Samson / Forum News Service
Small-town policing a question of local control or lower costs
June 17, 2015 - 5:00am
April 10, 2011
Teri Finneman
ASK YOUR GOVERNMENT: State, local jurisdictions determine speed limits
April 10, 2011 - 10:41pm
January 22, 2011
John Crabtree, Lyons, Neb., letter: Tax credit could help small-town businesses
January 22, 2011 - 1:05am
October 21, 2010
OUR OPINION -- Don't let oil drown spark of innovation
October 21, 2010 - 11:00pm
December 6, 2009
COMMENTARY: Are our small rural towns functionally dead?
December 6, 2009 - 12:00am