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Lawmakers pass $48 billion budget in all-night special session

9 hours 29 min ago
grandforksherald - The 2019 legislative session is now officially over, but some lawmakers say the Legislature needs to work on its flaws before 2020.

Thompson's Izzy Shirek wins 300 hurdles state title

9 hours 37 min ago
grandforksherald - BISMARCK -- Thompson senior Izzy Shirek won the 300 meter hurdles here Saturday at the North Dakota Class B girls high school state track meet.

Shaw: The unethical implementation of the North Dakota ethics measure

10 hours 45 min ago
grandforksherald - Last November, with about 54% of the vote, North Dakota voters approved a long-needed ethics measure over the objections of many members of the Legislature. The measure mandates transparency with campaign contributions, prevents gift giving from lobbyists and creates an ethics commission. So, all the lawmakers had to do last session was implement the measure. Sorry to say they gutted it. The Legislature was unethical.

South Dakota cattle scheme

12 hours 15 min ago
grandforksherald - Victims of a Ponzi scheme-like cattle operation say it will affect farm families for generations.

North Dakota PSC to hold public hearings on pipeline conversions

12 hours 45 min ago
grandforksherald - BISMARCK - North Dakota's Public Service Commission will hold two hearings in early June on proposed oil pipeline conversions.

Growing Together: How to select the best apple tree

12 hours 55 min ago
grandforksherald - There are lessons to be learned from Adam and Eve’s situation.

Coalition looks to curb trafficking in South Dakota as Senate revives Savanna's Act

13 hours 2 min ago
grandforksherald - MARTY, S.D. — Earlier this month, an act intended to increase transparency and solve cases of missing and murdered native people was reintroduced at the federal level.

Gut-wrenching video shows dangers kids face heading to, away from school buses

13 hours 45 min ago
grandforksherald - FARGO — Minnesota officials are concerned about the number of drivers violating rules requiring vehicles to stop for school buses with warning lights flashing and stop-arms extended, and a terrifying incident in Wabasha County south of the Twin Cities demonstrates why.

Eat Beat: Wired Bean, a popular spot for lunch, coffee in Thief River Falls

13 hours 45 min ago
grandforksherald - The place at noon was crowded and seemed hectic. With friends, I got in line at the Wired Bean Coffee House in Thief River Falls.

Students at Sacred Heart, East Grand Forks Senior High celebrate graduation

13 hours 49 min ago
grandforksherald - Twenty seven students from Sacred Heart High School and 139 students from East Grand Forks Senior High became alumni of their high schools Friday night.

Nearly six years after record oil spill, North Dakota landowners see work ahead

14 hours 52 sec ago
grandforksherald - NEAR TIOGA, N.D. — Steve Jensen remembers the land just north of his home looking like the surface of the moon last fall.

Letter: Not birds of passage or transient visitors

14 hours 42 min ago
grandforksherald - The United Way story the Herald published Tuesday, May 21, quoted Phyllis Johnson, United Way’s interim CEO, to the effect that someone from either coast or from a city would be a poor choice as the agency’s new leader.

Now hiring: City struggles to fill engineering position, among others

14 hours 45 min ago
grandforksherald - Struggles to fill positions means some jobs can't be done in house. One Grand Forks HR employee says “it has been one of the most challenging fields to hire for in the city. "

Letter: We need to make amends to the earth

14 hours 45 min ago
grandforksherald - A recent United Nations report, “Nature Crisis,” reveals the extent to which mankind is changing life on earth. It says that while the earth has always suffered from the action of humans through history, over the past 50 years, these scratches have become deep scars.

Twins go deep 3 more times in routing White Sox

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 23:03
grandforksherald - MINNEAPOLIS -- Eddie Rosario, Miguel Sano and Max Kepler each hit home runs as the Minnesota Twins became just the second team in major league history to hit the 100-homer mark in the first 50 games of the season in an 11-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night mAY 24, in Minneapolis.

Trump to sidestep Congress to clear arms deals benefiting Saudi Arabia, UAE

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 22:09
grandforksherald - The president is invoking seldom-used emergency authority to circumvent congressional roadblocks to 22 arms deals.

Gophers softball rallies past LSU 5-3, now one win from World Series

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 21:59
grandforksherald - MINNEAPOLIS -- Maddie Houlihan went 0 for 8 last weekend in regional play, but the Gophers overcame the senior outfielder’s offensive struggles to go 3-0.

Judge blocks part of Trump wall funding plan

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 21:41
grandforksherald - The plaintiffs argued that repurposing of funds appropriated by Congress was illegal.

Minnesotan killed at Pearl Harbor to be laid to rest after 77 years

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 20:46
grandforksherald - Home at last.

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