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North Dakota DOT kicking off $370 million construction season

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 11:34
grandforksherald - BISMARCK — North Dakota state transportation officials planned to kick off a $370 million highway construction season Wednesday, May 22.

An American pastor reportedly gave 'miracle water' to Ugandans. It was bleach

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 11:30
grandforksherald - An American man is accused of delivering a worthless "miracle mineral solution" to tens of thousands of people.

Man who killed two Mankato State students denied parole

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:27
grandforksherald - FAIRBAULT, Minn. - An 80-year-old man who murdered two Mankato State University students in 1974 will spend at least five more years in prison, the Mankato Free Press reported.

Port: Loophole in Measure 1 will let lobbyists serve on the ethics commission, and five have applied so far

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:25
grandforksherald - Measure 1, the Hollywood-bankrolled “ethics” amendment North Dakota voters cast their ballots for last year, was backed by a campaign that spent a lot of time vilifying lobbyists.

SBA's National SBIR tour to visit Fargo Friday

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:10
grandforksherald - FARGO — The U.S. Small Business Administration’s National SBIR Road Tour is coming to the Fargodome Friday, May 24, as part of a 16-stop tour to connect entrepreneurs working on advanced technology to the country’s largest source of early stage funding – the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. Also known as America’s Seed Fund, the SBIR/STTR programs focus on next generation research and development and is led by the SBA with 11 participating federal agencies.

New North Dakota student test info can help parents, Baesler says

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 09:59
grandforksherald - BISMARCK - Student results from the North Dakota State Assessment for English and math are now available for parents to request from their childrens’ schools, the state superintendent said.

Three Devils Lake women in critical condition following rollover crash

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 09:40
grandforksherald - Three people are in critical condition following a rollover crash outside of Devils Lake on Tuesday, May 21, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said.

Plain Talk Podcast: A local government’s war on art

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 09:35
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Finding qualified workforce a top challenge for Minnesota's manufacturers

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 09:29
grandforksherald - BEMIDJI, Minn. -- While wages are on the rise, challenges remain for Minnesota's manufacturers when it comes to hiring a qualified workforce.

Trump chooses former ambassador and space enthusiast to run Air Force

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 09:29
grandforksherald - Trained as pilot and astronaut, Barbara Barrett served as ambassador to Finland under President George W. Bush.

Lost Italian: Add festive flair to Memorial Day weekend with Old Glory M&M Cookie Bars

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 09:00
grandforksherald - FARGO — As I write this, the forecast for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend is mostly cloudy with a chance of rain — surprise, surprise.

Vegan Cookbook Club: Cookbook author heals her health and heart

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 09:00
grandforksherald - One word describes Minneapolis native Becky Hunt: resilient.

#BoycottGeorgia for its abortion bill? Two major film productions just said they would

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 07:53
grandforksherald - Amazon show "The Power" and the Kristen Wiig film "Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar" announced that they plan to avoid filming in Georgia because of the state's anti-abortion bill.

Trump takes aim at House Democrats as they prepare to discuss impeachment calls

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 07:32
grandforksherald - In early-morning tweets, the president claimed lawmakers are getting no work done and are instead harassing him.

Port: Xcel’s coal-free plan is politics not reality

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 07:00
grandforksherald - MINOT, N.D. — “Xcel Energy plans to shutter its two remaining coal plants in the Upper Midwest a decade earlier than scheduled — a move that will make the utility coal-free in the region by 2030,”

MSU Moorhead to close clinic, pharmacy and medical lab

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 07:00
grandforksherald - University will focus on growing need for mental health services

Letter: Rich or poor, free lunch at schools

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 06:08
grandforksherald - In response to the Herald’s editorial on the school lunch program (May 17: “Soft stance is best with lunch debt”), here is a quick fix for school lunches.

Letter: Nation must protect national park assets

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 06:05
grandforksherald - As the summer dawns, planting season begins, and newborn calves litter our fields, many of us are planning our yearly trip to Medora. One of our greatest pleasures as North Dakotans is visiting this gateway to the badlands, and one of our state’s most unique attractions, Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Lloyd Omdahl: American churches in big trouble

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 06:03
grandforksherald - The bottom fell out of church membership between 1999 and 2018, spelling serious trouble for the well-being of Christendom in the decades down the road.

Our view: Deferral on rent should be considered

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 06:00
grandforksherald - Construction has begun in downtown Grand Forks, kicking off what will be a long summer for those who do business in the heart of the city.

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