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Trump questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser, lashes out at Democrats
'You pulled a gun in front of my kids over a mattress,' the man said. Then he was shot dead.
Prosecutors now weighing rape charge for Chinese billionaire Richard Liu
Trump walks back his plan to declassify Russia probe documents
JPD looking for Summer Nicholes
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Limited edition bobblehead featuring Carson Wentz high-fiving Bison mascot 'Thundar' released
The Eagles played it safe with Carson Wentz. It's time to see if the move pays off.
Parise nets lone goal as Wild fall to Stars
Browns break 19-game winless streak at their stadium
H.S. SCOREBOARD: Sept. 20
Commentary: Creating a database of where DUI offenders were drinking is a terrible idea
Slow down to give and receive kindness
Letter to the editor: JPS administration gets ‘F’ from business owner
Letter to the editor: Vote no on the JPS bond issue
Commentary: If marijuana legalization has been so bad for other states, why have so many of them done it?
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Donna M. Labrensz
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
What you need in your winter survival kit
Keep the plant that makes a difference
Community calendar of events for Sept. 21, 2018
At 37, a lifelong Minnesota Vikings fan is finally attending his first game. He never envisioned it would be because of this.
Cirque du Soleil will combine acrobatics and skating in Grand Forks show
Picklepalooza set in Kulm
Jerry and Pat Sova
Marriage licenses for Sept. 15, 2018
Births for Sept. 8, 2018
November 6, 2017
The concerns of ag groups show just how much is at stake in the climate change debate
Editor's note: Jonathan Knutson received a fellowship from the North American Ag Journalists to attend the Society of Environmental Journalists'...
November 6, 2017 - 6:01am
November 3, 2017
The Earth's ozone hole is shrinking and is the smallest it has been since 1988
Here's a rare piece of good news about the environment: The giant hole in the Earth's protective ozone layer is shrinking and has shriveled to its smallest peak since 1988, NASA scientists said. The largest the hole became this year was about 7.6 million square miles wide, about two...
November 3, 2017 - 10:09am
October 31, 2017
Crops continue to eat up Great Plains grassland
FARGO — Dwindling grassland remnants in the Great Plains continued their decline last year with the loss of 2.5 million acres consumed...
October 31, 2017 - 5:16pm
October 26, 2017
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
DULUTH, Minn. — A video game has drawn the fury of the oil industry for its depiction of a user-controlled mythical bird destroying oil...
October 26, 2017 - 6:55pm
October 20, 2017
Climate change could spell disaster for coffee, but science may offer a solution.
Centroamericano, a new variety of coffee plant, hasn't sparked the buzz of, say, Starbucks's latest novelty latte. But it may be the coolest...
October 20, 2017 - 12:41pm
October 16, 2017
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Shrimp, wine and hemp. Minnesota farmers are more likely to grow commodity crops such as corn, soybeans and wheat, but some people aren't satisfied...
October 16, 2017 - 8:51pm
October 15, 2017
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
PITTSBURGH — A journalist is supposed to ask questions. On rare occasions, when we're especially brave or foolish (or both), we invite readers to submit questions for us to ask in their stead. That's what I did during the recent annual convention of the Society of Environmental...
October 15, 2017 - 2:47pm
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
DULUTH — When five people gather next year to determine the destiny of the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline, their task will be to...
October 15, 2017 - 6:00am
October 10, 2017
EPA's Pruitt signs proposed rule to unravel Clean Power Plan
WASHINGTON -- EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a proposed rule Tuesday that would repeal sweeping regulation aimed at curbing greenhouse...
October 10, 2017 - 3:57pm
October 9, 2017
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp played politics and ended up giving Obama a big win for his environmental legacy
How has Senator Heidi Heitkamp managed to be the only Democrat elected on North Dakota’s statewide ballot since 2008? She invests a lot of...
October 9, 2017 - 9:27am
October 5, 2017
Notes from closed meeting show how feds aim to weaken environmental laws
WASHINGTON - Near the end of September, officials at the Interior Department bureau that oversees hundreds of millions of acres of public land hosted a conference with state, county and local government representatives to discuss ways to loosen environmental rules.
October 5, 2017 - 10:14am
September 25, 2017
Why do leaves change colors?
It wouldn't feel like fall without the sight, smell and oh-so-familiar crunch of fallen leaves. But why do some trees change their colors - and...
September 25, 2017 - 9:21am
September 14, 2017
Enbridge pipeline protesters lock down site in Wisconsin
SUPERIOR, Wis. — Five people were arrested during protests Thursday, Sept. 14, after blocking entrances at an Enbridge pipeline contractor...
September 14, 2017 - 4:33pm
September 6, 2017
Tree City USA honors announced
Area cities are among those being recognized as 2017 Tree City USAs this month in Fargo.
September 6, 2017 - 10:31am
Research center holding open house
The public is invited to attend a free, family-friendly open house at a local U.S. Geological Survey center for ecology research on Saturday, Sept. 16. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center scientists and learn...
September 6, 2017 - 6:50am