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Grand Forks Herald
Forum sparks spirited exchange on future of school facilities
ND education department partners with Microsoft for more computer science classes
County looks to acquire historic fire tower overlooking northern Minn. forests
Ultrasounds are focus of Minn. anti-abortion rally on 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade
Hundreds of airline passengers headed to Minneapolis stranded in Fargo by winter storm
crime and courts
Def Leppard, Journey coming to Sioux Falls, Minneapolis, Fargo
Practical fashion: How to brave the cold and look good doing it
Minnesota Orchestra sets its sights on Africa
Beer and bacon take center stage at annual Happy Harry's festival
A men's rights activist edits 'The Last Jedi' to remove the women
Marilyn Hagerty: Signs of spring
6 takeaways from a study about teens' happiness and time spent online
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
5 new spins on New Year's resolutions
Subway tile rises to the height of farmhouse chic
After weekend sweep of North Dakota, UMD hockey hits the road to play Mankato
Wild start slow, finish fast in win over Senators
National Guard called out as more than foot of snow buries southern Minn., strands motorists
Monday's local scoreboard
Ex-UMD hockey team captain dies after fall at Chicago airport
Elissa Mae Schue
James F. Fischer, Sr.
Patricia "Patt" Rall
Beargrease adds second weekend of festivities
Backcountry Hunters and Anglers chapter on tap for North Dakota
Interest in Fat-bike riding growing in Minnesota
Commentary: Trump kept one campaign promise. The shutdown is proof.
Disregard by local School Board troubling
Burgum speech shows schools should remain
It's time to stand up for research and extension
Commentary: North Dakota needs NAFTA. Period.
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
August 8, 2017
To be feared or enjoyed?: Drownings cast shadow on Red River recreation
FARGO — The Fargo-Moorhead area has had three drownings on the Red River this summer. Such deaths are a factor in the public's sometimes...
August 8, 2017 - 9:01pm
August 6, 2017
The American coot is no 'odd duck'
American coots hang out with ducks, and so it is tempting to describe the coot as an odd duck. But the coot is not a duck at all but a member...
August 6, 2017 - 9:54am
July 31, 2017
Minnesota skiers defy summer heat on giant indoor treadmill — complete with fake snow
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. — On a recent balmy midsummer day, Shawn Ryan spent his lunch break downhill skiing in a warehouse in Arden Hills. "You...
July 31, 2017 - 12:53pm
July 30, 2017
Egret falls between graceful and ungainly
Birds and landscapes are bound together. Landscape is habitat, and in landscapes, birds are punctuation marks. The bird that rose from the great...
July 30, 2017 - 7:48am
July 23, 2017
Goldfinch season arrives in the valley
Goldfinch season is either coming or going, depending on your point of view. From the goldfinch's point of view, it's coming on, but from the...
July 23, 2017 - 9:30am
July 14, 2017
Back in the saddle: Equestrians eagerly await Duluth trail improvements
DULUTH — Horseback riding soon could return to Duluth's Magney-Snively Natural Area, and Jodi Johannesen said she and other Northland equestrians...
July 14, 2017 - 10:00pm
July 9, 2017
Sandpiper whistle attracts attention
The upland sandpiper is different from other birds in several respects. To begin with, it has two common names. For the last 30 years or so,...
July 9, 2017 - 8:06am
July 2, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Wrens work their way into folklore
The other day, I got a package from Babe Belzer of Cando, N.D. Inside was a book she had written. The book's heroine is a wren named Winifred...
July 2, 2017 - 7:27am
June 23, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Barn swallows: A love-hate species
The barn swallow is a pretty little bird. It also can be an aggressive little pest. Therefore, human beings, and this individual human, tend...
June 23, 2017 - 11:14am
June 22, 2017
Knowing road rules prevents bicycle-vehicle accidents
When it comes to biking or driving around bicycles in Grand Forks, keep these thoughts in mind: know the rules of the road, be visible, be predictable...
June 22, 2017 - 5:56pm
June 16, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: A wily heron moves north to nest
A green heron nest has been found in Grand Forks. This is noteworthy because it continues a streak of infrequent but regular nesting reports....
June 16, 2017 - 11:45am
June 9, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Who's that tapping on the window?
The song sparrow is a resident bird at Magpie Ridge, which is what Suezette and I call our place west of Gilby, N.D. It would have been more...
June 9, 2017 - 2:03pm
June 8, 2017
Kayak ramp keeps it steady in Thief River Falls
The city of Thief River Falls is saying: Don't rock the boat. And soon, kayakers will have something to help them stay steady and dry. Pennington County Economic Development Director Christine Anderson says the city is awaiting the arrival of the city's first kayak ramp this week....
June 8, 2017 - 8:11am
Thief River Falls takes baby step and giant leap with splash park
THIEF RIVER FALLS — The city of Thief River Falls is riding a wave of public support to build a $280,000 splash park in one of its existing...
June 8, 2017 - 6:12am
June 2, 2017
Always in season: Bird world delivers another surprise
Memorial Day's scarlet tanager was a surprise. I didn't see the actual bird, but only its picture. Not that I hadn't been watching for scarlet...
June 2, 2017 - 2:55pm