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Grand Forks Herald Publisher Mike Jacobs to retire in 2014
By Robb Jeffries Grand Forks Herald GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Grand Forks Herald Publisher Mike Jacobs has announced he will retire March 31. Jacobs, who became publisher in 2004, has held numerous positi...
6/19/13 at 9:56 AM Forum Communications IT personnel talk new initiatives, future technology at conference 6/18/13 at 2:34 PM
The Forum lauded by Newseum for front page design 6/6/13 at 3:56 PM
A Nazi in Minnesota: A Re-examination of Justice
The allegation that a man in Northeast Minneapolis was a murdering Nazi has received national attention. It has also polarized the publics response. The case is "perfect" for doing so. Michael Karkoc...
6/18/13 at 7:57 AM A Native Memorial 5/29/13 at 8:16 AM
2013 SIA Conference in Minneapolis/St. Paul
Author's note: There are a lot of unique features that make the Twin Cities in Minnesota worth visiting. One of those has to do with the bridges. Regardless of type, hundreds of them can be seen w...
6/13/13 at 4:34 AM Say good-bye to Big Blue. The Big Red Bridge is in Town 6/4/13 at 12:37 AM
Newsflyer 24 May 2013 5/24/13 at 4:29 AM
Rookie cops in Oil Patch get ‘thrown into the mix’
WILLISTON, N.D. Cops in the Oil Patch say one year of experience there is what theyd see in five years elsewhere. As North Dakotas oil boom brings a spike in police calls to growing communities, man...
5/26/13 at 12:39 AM Faces of the Boom: For Minnesota-based contractor, N.D. feels ‘almost like family’ 4/22/13 at 6:09 PM
Ruling won't delay Sandpiper Pipeline, Enbridge officials say 3/26/13 at 12:40 AM
If you have special needs, emergency preparedness plan should be high priority
With flood risks about to increase quickly in parts of the Northern Plains, and with a spring and summer of weather warnings ahead, the need for emergency preparedness becomes more apparent. Thats es...
4/24/13 at 1:02 PM 'Inside-out' smiles possible during tonight's benefit for cancer-battling Forks mom 2/9/13 at 3:00 AM
Your Wheelin' & Dealin' aids people with disabilities, health challenges 1/31/13 at 3:05 PM
Set Apart for Ministry: Leviticus 8-10
Ten years ago, during a Minnesota spring that had much less snow than we have this year, my pastor huz went through an ordination council. New pastors need to be tried and tested on their theology in ...
4/23/13 at 6:43 AM Music Monday: You Were Born by Cloud Cult 3/11/13 at 7:57 AM
Life in “Standby” Mode? 3/1/13 at 7:35 AM
Duluth Chamber’s Ross wins Solon Leadership Award
Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO David Ross was presented the Sam Solon Leadership Award on Thursday at a legislative breakfast that capped the annual two-day Duluth and St. Louis Cou...
2/15/13 at 1:00 AM Duluth-area leaders bring a message of thanks to Capitol 2/14/13 at 1:00 AM
Duluth gets $285,000 grant to assist Georgia-Pacific workers; offer for plant site rejected 11/30/12 at 7:38 PM
Historical Snowstorms and Blizzards
I've written about the Children's Blizzard today, but decided to put it into Reprint because of the focus on history. I'm very glad that the blizzard we had over the weekend did not kill 250-500 peop...
1/13/13 at 7:20 PM Hating on Iowa 1/8/12 at 5:22 PM
Farewell, Worthington 6/29/11 at 12:00 AM
GPA Wild Card Recap
Gregors Packer Analysis Wild Card Weekend Recap In this edition Houston moves on to face New England after beating Cincinnati Baltimore beats the Colts, making travel arrangements for Denver Russel...
1/8/13 at 8:08 AM GPA 2012 Wild Card Weekend 1/4/13 at 8:06 AM
GPA Week 17 Recap 1/1/13 at 8:45 AM
Why did God invent Snow?
I know I live in northern Minnesota. I know northern Minnesota gets tons of snow every year. I know there are lots of fun winter activities to participate in. But I still don't like snow and if I didn...
10/17/12 at 9:07 AM Opinion: The Last Place on Earth in Duluth Minnesota 10/13/12 at 11:47 AM
They Are Replacements People 9/23/12 at 4:18 PM
Visiting The Viking Cafe, Fergus Falls
On Friday morning, I drove to the Twin Cities to begin our wedding weekend. My stomach churned with hunger an hour into the drive, so I stopped in Fergus Falls for an early lunch. I was happy to sto...
10/16/12 at 7:03 PM I-94 Is Delicious: Cafe 116 (Again) & White Horse 9/9/12 at 2:45 PM
2012 Minnesota State Fair Visit: Great Balls Of Fire! 9/2/12 at 4:30 PM
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10/2/12 at 11:12 AM Big Sugar Bush Lake 9/26/12 at 10:58 AM
Happy trails 9/21/12 at 1:03 PM
September is just around the corner, and that means National Rice Month. And people who are familiar with this know that it's also time for the Minnesota Cultivated Wild Rice Council's "Get Wild with ...
8/20/12 at 4:41 PM Wild About Rice 3/31/10 at 4:55 AM
I can't remember a time when I didn't have fresh garlic in my kitchen ready to smash, mince, chop or slice to use for culinary enjoyment. I've got cookbooks devoted to garlic and file folders bulging ...
7/29/12 at 6:00 AM Summer salad easy to tote to Independence Day picnics. 7/2/12 at 10:34 AM
Easy appetizer (or meal) for those who love olives 12/13/11 at 5:50 PM
Readers share Vietnam War memories
Julie Ludwig remembers sitting at the table quietly as her mother fearfully watched the news. Every night, she would sit while we ate dinner in silence, looking at the news clips for her brother or w...
7/4/12 at 6:00 AM Dalrymple, Dayton bet on hockey game 12/30/10 at 2:00 PM
N.D., Minn. make Letterman Top 10 list 12/22/10 at 10:02 AM