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As Biden prepares to assume presidency, Trump departs White House

1 hour 30 min ago
Top Republicans, including Vice President Mike Pence, were not there to see Trump depart. Shortly after Trump finished his remarks, Biden left the presidential guest house in Washington on his way to church, where he was joined by Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and House of Representatives Republican leader Kevin McCarthy.

Watch 8-year-old Lula King reel in a 40-inch northern pike on Lake of the Woods

1 hour 35 min ago
The pike, which hit a jig tipped with a fathead minnow on 4-pound braided line, tangled five other lines and pulled a rod down the hole.

Letter: Hoverson’s bill on masks should not pass

2 hours 18 min ago
So I guess those “No Shoes, No shirt, No Service” signs must really bother him.

Letter: East Grand Forks’ Campbell Library is a gem

3 hours 18 min ago
Though Minnesota restrictions are much more intense than those of North Dakota, the Campbell Library staff have gone above and beyond to provide numerous services to their constituents.

How multiple kinds of mushrooms add up to an incredibly flavorful soup

3 hours 33 min ago
In today's "Home with the Lost Italian," Sarah Nasello says fungi, shallots, sherry and a few other ingredients are easy to prepare and come up with a comforting meal right in the slow cooker.

Bender: It's crazy season at the North Dakota Legislature

4 hours 18 min ago
In the early going there are already bills restricting transgender athletes, abortion and free speech from the party of freedom, personal responsibility and less government.

Mike Jacobs: Ditch the Electoral College; save the Senate

4 hours 18 min ago
It’s impossible to defend the Electoral College as representative.

LIVE: Joe Biden, Kamala Harris to take oath of office on Inauguration Day

4 hours 18 min ago
Biden is expected to be sworn in at 11 a.m. CST. Watch a livestream of the Inauguration Day events here.

Port: Biden begins by kicking oil country in the teeth

5 hours 18 min ago
Environmental activists may be cheering, but here in North Dakota, an epicenter of support for Trump in no small part because of the belligerence Democrats have shown toward the oil and gas industry, renewed hostility to pipelines means real harm for real people. 

Our view: Schools may need an extension after pandemic, but it shouldn’t be permanent

5 hours 18 min ago
It has created a learning gap, even greater than the “summer slide,” which for years has been studied and which is cited by proponents of an expanded school year.

WeatherTalk: Huge grass fire in the Dakotas finally smothered by snow

6 hours 18 min ago
More than 19,000 acres burned late last week along the North Dakota-South Dakota border.

Tuesday's local scoreboard

10 hours 58 min ago
Tuesday's local scoreboard

As he leaves office, Trump pardons former top strategist Bannon

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 23:14
Trump also pardoned rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black who were prosecuted on federal weapons offenses, as well as former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who was serving a 28-year prison term on corruption charges, a senior administration official said.

Ranking one through three in state scoring, Central's top line keeps rolling against Fargo South-Shanley

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 22:19
Spicer, Kennelly and Panzer all had three points to lead the Knights to a 4-1 win over the Bruins at Purpur Arena.

Biden leads observance of America's 400,000 COVID-19 dead on eve of inauguration

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 21:51
The sundown commemoration came hours before President Donald Trump was due to leave the White House for the last time and hand over a country racked by the greatest public health crisis in a century, economic devastation and violent political upheaval.

Grand Forks County Commission signs off on tax abatements for proposed development projects

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 20:38
Grand Forks Mayor Brandon Bochenski, City Administrator Todd Feland and City Council President Dana Sande appeared before the commission to ask for approval of the multi-million-dollar projects.

Grand Forks City Council and leaders brace for potentially fewer infrastructure dollars from Legislature

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 20:24
Grand Forks in particular has eyed the possibility of a new underpass at 42nd Street and DeMers Avenue, which might be jump-started by a large raft of mid-pandemic state spending.

Man arrested after pregnant girlfriend wounded in shooting in St. Paul

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 20:21
The 26-year-old told police he dropped his handgun and it went off.

Men jump from Dodge Durango minutes before it falls through ice in St. Croix River

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 20:07
The men had been fishing north of the “Ice Road,” a popular road on the ice-covered river that leads from Ferry Landing in North Hudson, Wis., to Hubs Landing near the Bayport Marina, and were driving south back to the “Ice Road” when the Durango went through the ice.

Astro Bob: Evenings with the ISS

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 19:21
For the next couple weeks the International Space Station (ISS) will be making bright evening passes. Despite the fact the station is always falling, we'll learn why it never hits the ground.


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