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Letter: Project worth; UND should do more

13 hours 45 min ago
Wednesday’s Herald reported on the “Habitat Restoration Project along the English Coulee.” Grand Forks Greenway coordinator Kim Greendahl and Dakota Audubon director Marshall Johnson deserve thanks for their leadership in improving one of the hidden gems in our city.

Brad Dokken column: This year only, ‘Red River Cattitude’ virtual catch-photo-release catfish tournament will replace Cats Incredible in East Grand Forks

13 hours 45 min ago
This won’t be your typical catfish tournament with a weigh-in site and a large gathering. Instead, Red River Cattitude will be run “in the clouds” using an app called Fish Donkey that has been gaining popularity among virtual tournaments in the U.S. and Canada.

Outdoors Notebook: Fed proposal targets cormorants, North Dakota Game and Fish to open offices by appointment etc.

14 hours 15 min ago
The rule proposes to establish a new special permit for state and federally recognized tribal wildlife agencies to undertake additional cormorant control activities when permissible. States and tribes must first attempt control using nonlethal methods and determine that those methods are ineffective before resorting to lethal control.

New UND President Andrew Armacost wraps up first week in office

14 hours 45 min ago
Andrew Armacost wrapped up his first week as UND president from his office in Colorado Springs Friday afternoon after a week that saw Grand Forks react to reverberating tragedies.

Always in Season/ Mike Jacobs: Killdeer employs deception for protection

14 hours 45 min ago
Most species seek some kind of cover, whether tree leaves or grass, in order to avoid predators and weather. The killdeer takes a different approach. Rather than hiding somewhere, it conceals itself in plain sight, by making itself nearly invisible against the ground.

The unlucky 13 most common yard and garden mistakes

14 hours 45 min ago
In today's "Growing Together" column, Don Kinzler explains how to avoid these problems.

After March closure, Jamieson's on Main in Oslo, Minn., is back, finally

14 hours 45 min ago
OSLO, Minn. – Jamieson’s on Main is back in business – and its owner hopes it stays that way.

Chuck Haga: Want to help? Now is the time

14 hours 45 min ago
As a veteran nurse practitioner specializing in the digestive system, Kamrin Macki regularly sees patients in Altru’s gastroenterology unit who are not getting screened for colon cancer.

Altru president says cuts come outside of direct patient-care departments

14 hours 45 min ago
After hospital lays off 7% of its workforce, Dr. Steven Weiser, president of Altru, says "navigating these financial challenges are difficult."

With COVID-19 raging, North Dakota, Minnesota renters feel economic pinch

14 hours 45 min ago
According to a recent U.S. Census Bureau survey, more than 20% of adults in North Dakota — roughly 70,000 people — were estimated to have missed a recent mortgage or rent payment or were in serious doubt of making their next one. And in Minnesota, that number looks to be nearly 13% of adults, or nearly 343,000 people.

Coronavirus June 6: Developments across our region

15 hours 42 min ago
Minnesota further opening restaurants; North Dakota to allow nursing home visits.

Eriksmoen: Civil War veteran helped found and grow Valley City

15 hours 45 min ago
In today's "Did You Know That" column, Curt Eriksmoen starts the story of Joel Weiser and his impact on a North Dakota community.

Eatbeat: Paradiso offers safe facilities, enticing food

15 hours 45 min ago
There was one host with menus in hand awaiting us when we stopped by Paradiso on South Washington Street for lunch on Wednesday, June 3. There were no customers waiting on the sidelines of the large entry area. Instead, in keeping with coronavirus precautions, customers were sprinkled around the large restaurant. They were seated with space between others at tables and booths.

Weather Talk: June is our peak month for tornadoes

16 hours 45 min ago
Why is June when we typically see the most tornadoes in the region?

Leak about officer going undercover in riot was 'inexcusable and sickening,' Fargo chief says

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 23:18
FARGO — "Inexcusable and sickening" — that's how Chief David Todd described a leak of information from within his department regarding a former deputy chief's unauthorized undercover work.

Austin Pierce, Ryan Corbett take feature wins at River Cities Speedway

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 22:48
A full race program hadn't been held at River Cities Speedway since last September.

'We were wrong': NFL commissioner regrets stance on player protests, condemns racism

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 22:11
NEW YORK -- National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league made mistakes in not listening to players, in a video on Friday denouncing racism in the United States amid widespread protests over police brutality against black people.

Walz dials back COVID-19 business closures: Opens theaters, gyms, museums and more

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 18:47
For social gatherings, 25 people or fewer will be allowed to gather outdoors, and 10 or fewer indoors. Restaurants will be allowed to serve guests indoors at 50% capacity, with a 250 maximum.

Minnesota athletes and coaches combine to help the community, and perhaps spark change

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 18:42
MINNEAPOLIS -- Kyle Rudolph was looking for something, anything, to do to help the community that has embraced him during his nine-year career with the Minnesota Vikings.

Burgum doubles down on political donations as ads go negative in North Dakota's GOP primaries

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 18:21
The committee, funded mostly by Gov. Doug Burgum, has paid for negative ads against powerful state House Appropriations Chairman Jeff Delzer, R-Underwood, and promotional ads in support of his intra-party challengers, David Andahl and Dave Nehring.

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