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She grew up protesting outside abortion clinics. Now, she performs them at North Dakota’s only clinic.

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 07:00

FARGO — Sarah Haeder began protesting outside abortion clinics when she was in third grade.

Haeder, 41, of Moorhead, grew up in Emery, S.D., a small town of just over...

Lloyd Omdahl: Economic development initiative stalls

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 06:13
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"Order! Order!" bellowed Chairperson Ork Dorken as he opened a special meeting of the Homeland Security Committee in the historic ZCBJ community hall. The town's 12 electors were giddy with...

Our view: 'Necessity defense' could unleash chaos

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 06:10
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Herald editorial board

Is it OK to break the law if it's in the name of perceived public good? Specifically, can people who trespassed and tampered with a multi-million-dollar pipeline...

Tuesday's local sports scoreboard

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 00:20
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Prep volleyball


Tuesday's results

West Fargo def. Fargo North 25-19, 25-21
Valley City def. Wahpeton 25-11, 25-16, 25-20
WF Sheyenne def. Shanley 25-22, 20-25, 25-16, 26-24...

Red Sox survive testy 9th inning, advance to AL Championship Series

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 23:14

NEW YORK—Craig Kimbrel escaped a bases-loaded jam in the ninth inning, and the Boston Red Sox held on for a 4-3 victory over the host New York Yankees on Tuesday...

Sacred Heart sweeps Senior High in prep volleyball

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 22:58
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Sacred Heart extended its dominance in East Grand Forks volleyball Tuesday.

The Eagles swept visiting East Grand Forks Senior High 25-17, 25-10, 25-9, marking the fifth consecutive season Sacred Heart...

Red River holds off Central in prep volleyball rivalry

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 22:51
Grand Forks Herald

Ella Fosse didn't get a kill or a block Tuesday. At crunch time, however, she played a big part in getting the Grand Forks Red River offense rolling.

The Roughriders...

Tuesday's local sports clipboard

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 22:51
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Prep volleyball

EGF Sacred Heart 3, EGF Senior High 0: Sacred Heart extended its dominance in East Grand Forks volleyball Tuesday.

The Eagles swept visiting East Grand Forks Senior...

City clerk in dispute with reporter resigns

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 22:49
Grand Forks Herald

ROOSEVELT, Minn.—A small-town city clerk who swore at a reporter last week during a public meeting said she has resigned.

Reporter Doris Knutson from Baudette's weekly Northern Light Region questioned...

Walz, Johnson stick to common themes in central Minnesota forum

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 22:47

WILLMAR, Minn. — The views of Minnesota's future provided by its major candidates for governor could hardly be more different.

During a 90-minute forum Tuesday, Oct. 9, in Willmar, they...

Minnesota judge dismisses case against oil pipeline 'valve turners'

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 21:38

BAGLEY, Minn. — A judge Tuesday, Oct. 9, dismissed the case against three environmental activists who were charged with damaging a northern Minnesota pipeline in 2016.

The defendants, who have...

A guide to picking the right apple for the right recipe

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 21:19

An apple a day, they say. Whoever first penned that famous adage (oh, hey - the Welsh, apparently?) was not standing in front of a bountiful farmers-market stand in the...

WATCH: Get ready for UND-Montana with the Herald's preview

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 21:11
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Tom Miller and Danielle Podlaski of the Grand Forks Herald discuss Saturday's game against Montana.

Over 200 North Dakota state employees accepted for buyouts

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 21:04

BISMARCK — More than 200 employees from 18 North Dakota state agencies have been accepted for buyouts in the second year of the state's voluntary separation incentive program.

Becky Sicble,...

Expert dispels 5 common wolf myths ahead of International Wolf Symposium

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 21:02

ST. PAUL — L. David Mech is the alpha male of the wolf world.

That is, if such a thing existed.

Mech, 81, of St. Paul, has spent about 60...

Group invites public to participate in downtown action plan for Grand Forks

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 19:51
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Grand Forks residents filled City Hall Tuesday night to voice their opinions on ways local leaders and consultants could improve downtown parks and public spaces.

Forty-five minutes into the Downtown...

EPA chief liked a blatantly racist meme about the Obamas; he says he doesn't remember

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 19:12

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency liked a racist post about the Obamas a few years ago and engaged with prominent far-right conspiracy theorists on social media, according to...

North Dakota tribes join 'historic' court filing to detail impact of opioid crisis

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 18:13

BISMARCK—All five of North Dakota's Native American tribes have joined more than 440 other tribal nations to detail how they've been harmed by the nation's opioid epidemic.

A legal brief...

NDSU's Stick-to-Shepherd combination has been tough on opponents

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 18:09

FARGO — The first three seasons for North Dakota State wide receiver Darrius Shepherd produced 40, 45 and 41 receptions. Pretty hard to get more consistent than that.

He and...

Area U.S. senators applaud decision for year-round E15 fuel

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 18:08

WASHINGTON -- Midwest U.S. senators are pleased with the news that President Donald Trump’s administration will initiate the process to make 15 percent ethanol-blended fuel — commonly known as E15...


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