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ND secretary of state candidate drops out after report on 2006 window-peeping incident

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 16:22

BISMARCK – The Republican-endorsed candidate for North Dakota Secretary of State has dropped out of the race just two days after The Forum reported on his 2006 window-peeping incident on...

Hallock plans gardens to brighten town

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 10:58
Grand Forks Herald

HALLOCK, Minn. — The city of Hallock is working with horticulture and Department of Natural Resources students from the University of Minnesota-Crookston to design multiple pollinator gardens to brighten the...

Minn. brothers share rare distinction of earning every Boy Scout badge

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 10:19

MOTLEY, Minn.—Brothers Zachary, Garrett and Jordon Carlson earned more merit badges than most Boy Scouts will receive in a lifetime, including Eagle Scout, the highest award possible in scouting.


Commentary: Am I the only one plagued by comedic bad luck? Maybe.

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 10:15

WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Have you ever had a week where you feel like there's a dark cloud of bad luck following you around? I'm not talking about catastrophic events,...

Hillsboro stops flow of new Minnesota students

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 08:58
Grand Forks Herald

HILLSBORO, N.D. — The Hillsboro School Board decided it will not allow additional Minnesota students from Norman County West or Climax-Shelly to attend school in Hillsboro this fall.

A recent...

Twin Cities program helps memory care patients connect

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 08:15

ST. PAUL—Earlier this year, Joe Ryan heard his sister sing karaoke for the first time.

His sister is in the early stages of dementia and lives in a seniors community...

House candidates differ on ACA, corporate farming

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 07:42
Grand Forks Herald

Herald editorial board

Corporate farming, Medicaid expansion, tax policy and Obamacare—according to the candidates themselves, those are issues that separate North Dakota's two major-party candidates for U.S. House of Representatives....

Commentary: Voter ID issue deserves something better than Democratic rhetoric

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 07:15

MINOT, N.D. — Recently, incumbent Sen. Heidi Heitkamp accused North Dakota lawmakers of working to suppress the votes of college students and Native American citizens.

The State of North Dakota...

Commentary: Lead yourself well at every age

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 07:10

FARGO — A year ago Sean McVay was hired as the head football coach for the Los Angeles Rams. Previously, he was successful as the offensive coordinator for the Washington...

Commentary: The flotsam of bad ideas drifts ashore

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 07:05

FARGO — Let us plumb Stygian political waters for bad ideas.

'It's on everybody': A look at child protection services in our area following three child deaths

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 06:38

FARGO—Three children recently died within a 60-mile radius of here, allegedly at the hands of caregivers who should have protected them.

Linda Dorff, Cass County Social Services division manager, fears...

Small-town care just what the doctor ordered

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 06:37
Grand Forks Herald

NORTHWOOD, N.D. — Dr. Jonathan Berg crouches down close to Judith Hanson with a broad smile and a stethoscope in his hand.

"Take a deep breath," he tells her. "There...

Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 06:35

DULUTH — John Hanna started messing with 12-volt electronics when he was in high school, installing stereo equipment in his car.

Pretty soon, his friends were asking them to rig...

Commentary: Rancher who ran afoul of EPA granted medical marijuana license

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 06:28

Properly and legally handling deadly chemicals is apparently not one of the criteria the state of North Dakota held in high regard when granting licenses to grow medical marijuana.


Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods crew

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 06:18
Grand Forks Herald

ON LAKE OF THE WOODS, Minn.—Anyone who says walleye fishing—or any kind of fishing, for that matter—is an equal opportunity pastime wasn't in Jason's Laumb's boat on the opening weekend...

Minnesota state park campsites booking fast

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 06:15

DULUTH — If you're hoping for a campsite at Gooseberry Falls State Park over Memorial Day weekend, you're probably out of luck.

Same for Jay Cooke, Split Rock, Tettegouche and...

ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Cowbirds add spice to a spring evening

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 06:04
Grand Forks Herald

A couple of weeks ago, I admitted to being a voyeur since I had gone off to watch the sharp-tailed grouse dance. Today, I confess to being a repeat offender....

Yelich's late homer carries Brewers over Twins, 5-4

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 23:03

MINNEAPOLIS—Minnesota Twins outfielder Jake Cave homered in his second major-league at-bat, but Christian Yelich broke a late tie with a home run of his own Saturday night, May 19, lifting...

Cavs rout Celtics in Game 3

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 22:58

CLEVELAND—LeBron James finished with 27 points and 12 assists to lead the host Cleveland Cavaliers sprung to life with a 116-86 win against the Boston Celtics in Game 3 of...

Lightning strike quick in Game 5, take 3-2 series lead over Caps

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 22:56

TAMPA, Fla.—A sterling start to each of the first two periods gave the Tampa Bay Lightning all the push they needed to win Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals,...


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