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2 Fargo schools ranked among best in ND by U.S. News
Suspect pleads guilty in deadly Twin Cities crime spree
UND graduation set for this weekend
Northwest ND man pleads not guilty to beating, raping prostitute
A woman called 911 about burglars at her neighbor's house. They were black Airbnb guests.
crime and courts
Final three acts announced for Minnesota State Fair grandstand
Organizers contend with big crowd for downtown Grand Forks rock show
Fargo pastor unveils dark, family history in new book
Symphony to highlight Brazilian music, with guest conductor-composer, in season-ending concert
Enjoy free, family-friendly activities Saturday at East Grand Forks Greenway
Experts warn of seasonal threat posed by disease-carrying insects
Photo of flame resembling Jesus taken at Fargo church
10 Minnesota illnesses linked to national E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce
A bride-to-be lost her arm in a crocodile attack - and still got married five days later
Marilyn Hagerty: A musical time in Grand Forks
A championship rematch split
Riders, Knights near the top
Tuesday's local scoreboard
Tuesday's local clipboard
Lynx vet Brunson credits vegan diet for her longevity
Francis J. Lovejoy
Matthew E. Shell
Morris H. Hovelsrud
This owl had an extraordinary survival story after a very bad day
Tent caterpillar season looks mild in Minnesota, DNR forest expert says
Doug Leier: Think safety first when it comes to water recreation
Lake Sakakawea could challenge last ice-out date
Another month, another increase in expected runoff into Lake Sakakawea
Commentary: In defense of North Dakota’s income tax cuts
Letter: The Forum should provide equal coverage for Senate candidates
Letter: Real 'Taps' bugler makes big difference
Jacobs: Debate suggests course of campaign
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May 7, 2018
Commentary: Depressing thing about FAA bill
The Washington Post The House of Representatives passed a bill reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration for another five years last Friday - alas. Our lament has nothing to do with what's in the bill, which will keep this vital and generally effective agency funded on a stable...
May 7, 2018 - 9:31am
May 6, 2018
Our View: Time to learn lesson about ND income tax
Herald editorial board Remember North Dakota's milk-and-honey years of yore? Namely, 2015? That's when the state again lowered its income tax rate for individuals and corporations, providing more than $100 million in relief for state residents. It was the fourth consecutive legislative...
May 6, 2018 - 7:34am
May 5, 2018
Our view: Not a very cool opinion regarding pot
Herald editorial board A man seen walking the streets of Grand Forks apparently was seeking signatures for a petition that could lead to a vote to legalize recreational marijuana in North Dakota. Although we didn't stop to confirm, he was wearing a vest that said so. Should Grand...
May 5, 2018 - 6:38am
May 4, 2018
Etiquette for flag: keep it off the ground
With warmer weather comes Memorial Day and attendance at baseball games. Considering that, here are a few points of interest regarding etiquette...
May 4, 2018 - 6:07am
May 3, 2018
Our view: MnDOT feeling scorn of outstaters
The Minnesota Department of Transportation on Tuesday awarded more than $400 million to fund four highway projects. It's likely that by now,...
May 3, 2018 - 8:44am
May 2, 2018
Our view: Culture alive and well in Grand Forks
Saturday, an event highlighted two entities in Grand Forks that are distinctly separate in mission but linked by the unique cultural offerings...
May 2, 2018 - 6:27am
May 1, 2018
Our view: Good luck deciding Grand Forks bridge site
During his annual State of the City speech last week, East Grand Forks Mayor Steve Gander kept the ball bouncing for a potential south-side bridge...
May 1, 2018 - 8:22am
April 30, 2018
Commentary: When the candle is snuffed out
Press freedom is a sentinel in a democracy, not only in the watchdog and accountability role but also as an indicator of whether the democracy is healthy. The significance of this year's World Press Freedom Index, compiled by Reporters Without Borders, is not only that journalists...
April 30, 2018 - 8:03am
April 29, 2018
Our view: New thinking needed in opioid battles
Herald editorial board Funding is on its way in Minnesota to help curb opioid abuse. The announcement came Thursday from Gov. Mark Dayton, who declared $700,000 in grants to help fight the crisis. More important, Dayton announced new prescription guidelines for Minnesota doctors....
April 29, 2018 - 5:05pm
April 28, 2018
Our view: RIP, Springfest, after four years
Soon, an anniversary will pass without much mention. It's been four years — roughly the academic life of a typical college student —...
April 28, 2018 - 6:07am
April 26, 2018
Our view: Minnesota should pass service animal law
Herald editorial board Thinking of taking an untrained or fake service animal into a restaurant or onto a commercial plane in Minnesota? Soon...
April 26, 2018 - 6:09am
April 22, 2018
Our view: Governor's travel budget needs boost
Gov. Doug Burgum is hearing criticism for his use of state airplanes while state Auditor Josh Gallion conducts a performance audit focused on...
April 22, 2018 - 8:04am
Burgum: Celebrate downtown investors
Doug Burgum didn't come to the Herald Thursday specifically to speak about downtowns, public projects and special assessments, but North Dakota's...
April 22, 2018 - 7:10am
April 20, 2018
Our view: Put online sellers on equal footing
The Supreme Court is considering a case that has ties in the Dakotas and which could greatly affect internet commerce. Here is the issue: In...
April 20, 2018 - 8:58am
April 19, 2018
Our view: The legacy left behind? Evasiveness
Let's start by leaving out harsh words such as "lie." It's easier to have a conversation without using that word, which in this case is so inflammatory...
April 19, 2018 - 8:00am